The Goods: A Film Podcast
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) - Rudd birthday vibe

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) - Rudd birthday vibe

June 22, 2022

It's another birthday on The Goods, and to celebrate Dan brings one of his favorites: The 2008 romantic comedy written by and starring Jason Segel. Join as Dan and Brian discuss the movie's enduring pull on Dan, the earnest treatment of breakup, the unexpected charm of Russell Brand, Paul Rudd's hysterical cameo, and the appeal of a puppet Dracula musical.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Top 5 Summer Movies

Top 5 Summer Movies

June 15, 2022

Brian and Dan follow up their discussion of Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 with their rankings of their top 5 summer movies. Join as they debate the definition of a summer movie, the importance of "feeling the sweat," and count down their summer favorites.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Teen Beach Movie (2013) & Teen Beach 2 (2015) - Surf crazy

Teen Beach Movie (2013) & Teen Beach 2 (2015) - Surf crazy

June 8, 2022

Summer's on and we've gone DCOM crazy! Join as Dan shares the beach party-themed musical duology of Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2. Dan waxes rhapsodic on the first film's retro-infused soundtrack and the wonky energy in the cast, while Brian dissects movie-in-a-movie metaphysics. Come cruise for a bruise with The Goods!

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Top 5 Years of Our Lives / The Swimmer (1968) - Just keep swimming

Top 5 Years of Our Lives / The Swimmer (1968) - Just keep swimming

June 1, 2022

The Goods gets personal this week! First, Brian and Dan discuss the surreal drama of a man of swimming through a concrete river, facing his own (and his generation's) obsolescence.

Then, they talk through the five best years of their lives so far. No movies; just life. The Swimmer is the kind of movie to get you that way.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Top 5 Tom Hanks Movies / The Money Pit (1986) - Hanksgiving

Top 5 Tom Hanks Movies / The Money Pit (1986) - Hanksgiving

May 25, 2022

Happy Hanksgiving to all who celebrate! Dan shares his wild week, including a massive binge of movies starring "America's dad." Join as they discuss early Hanks home-buying comedy The Money Pit before pivoting over to their "Hanksgiving" segment where they recap the 54-movie career of the 2-time Oscar winner by picking their Top 5 Tom Hanks movies. To quote Brian: "you get a lot of Hanks for your buck." They discuss the conflicting politics of some of Hanks' bigger hits as well as some unexpected diamonds in the rough, and Dan shares some other Hanks-related Top/Bottom 5s.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Chicago (2002) - Cell block tan-ecdotes

Chicago (2002) - Cell block tan-ecdotes

May 11, 2022

Brian shares with Dan his love of the Best Picture musical. Join as they debate the merit's of the film's editing style, discuss the"surprise John C. Reilly" phenomenon, and break down the film's satire. Brian shares his idiosyncratic reason for disliking the iconic "Cell Block Tango" while Dan shares his own Richard Gere connection.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Top 5 Songs from Movies / The Lorax (2012) - Close to the Seuss

Top 5 Songs from Movies / The Lorax (2012) - Close to the Seuss

May 4, 2022

Dan and Brian are back with another Top 5, this time inspired by the absolute opening banger of "Thneedville" from The Lorax. Join as they find themselves unexpectedly charmed by the Illumination Entertainment picture, pondering which parts of the story expansion really work.

Then (starting at 1:08:47), Dan and Brian countdown their Top 5 Favorite Songs from Movies (well, really Top 6... actually Top 10+ for Dan... and Brian has a list of 35). They share the numbers that had the biggest impact on them, as well as a few beloved canonical masterpieces.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Alice (1988) ft. Gargus - Jan Švankmajer’s nightmare box

Alice (1988) ft. Gargus - Jan Švankmajer’s nightmare box

April 27, 2022

Gargus returns to The Goods with a curio: A freaky Czech stop-motion adaptation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Join as Dan, Brian, and Gargus discuss Lewis Carroll and the many Alice adaptations, Švankmajer's eye-popping stop-mo style, the pros and cons of the story's episodic rhythm, and some of the most memorable, viscerally uncomfortable moments any of us have seen.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

The Thirteenth Year (1999) - Mermaid bar mitzvah

The Thirteenth Year (1999) - Mermaid bar mitzvah

April 20, 2022

The Goods completes its pubescent merman cryptid diptych with a review of The Thirteenth Year, a Disney Channel Original Movie, following last week's Luca discussion. Join as Brian and Dan discuss the perplexing physiognomy of these mermaids, the appeal of Uncle Joey's booze cruise, the potential queer themes, and star Chez Starbuck's place in the pantheon of low-charisma TV movie stars.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Top 5 Pixar Movies / Luca (2021) - We don’t talk about Ugo

Top 5 Pixar Movies / Luca (2021) - We don’t talk about Ugo

April 13, 2022

Join as The Goods tries a new format: a pairing of a movie discussion and a Top 5 list. First, they discuss Pixar's 24th feature, Luca, from 2021, including its distinctive animation style, striking coming-of-age themes, and its implication for the future of Pixar.

Then (starting 1:11:25) they rank their Top 5 (and Bottom 1) Pixar movies in the celebrated studio's nearly-thirty years.

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Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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