The Goods: A Film Podcast
Our Top 100 Favorite Films (#100-#26)

Our Top 100 Favorite Films (#100-#26)

November 16, 2022

In honor of reaching the milestone of their one hundredth episode, Dan and Brian are counting down their 100 favorite films of all time. In this speed round, Dan and Brian share the bottom 3/4ths of that list, #100-#26. Tune in next week for the Top 25! 

Read along with lists in the spoiler-friendly companion post: https://thegoodsreviews.com/the-goods-film-podcast-dans-and-brians-top-100-favorite-movie-listening-companion/

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The 100th Episode Spectacular!

The 100th Episode Spectacular!

November 9, 2022

One hundred episodes! Wow! Dan and Brian complete their semi-annual (henceforth annual) ritual of looking back on a slate of movies and episodes, charting their progress, and handing out some awards. Join us as we look back on a roller-coaster six months and unpredictable set of films, broken into three parts: Looking Back and Forward, The Goods by the Numbers, and The Goodies (trademark pending) Award Show.

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Idle Hands (1999) - The laziest Marley

Idle Hands (1999) - The laziest Marley

November 2, 2022

Dan and Brian close out Spooktober with a horror/stoner comedy selection. Join as they discuss an unexpected feel-good bromance, some memorably gore effects, and their growing list of beloved comedy character actors.

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Monsters, Inc. (2001) / The Cabin in the Woods (2011) - We have a 23-19!

Monsters, Inc. (2001) / The Cabin in the Woods (2011) - We have a 23-19!

October 26, 2022

It was bound to happen. For the first time in 103 episodes, Dan and Brian had a catastrophic recording mishap. Nevertheless, they persisted, and completed another outing of "Violent Ends," a comparison of two films with similar premises but divergent endings: This time, two films about being in the horror business. Join as they discuss the horror-comedy extravaganza of The Cabin in the Woods and the scream economy of Pixar's Monsters, Inc.

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Halloweentown Series (1998-2006) - 31 spooky thoughts

Halloweentown Series (1998-2006) - 31 spooky thoughts

October 19, 2022

Dan and Brian just can't help themselves: they're reviewing more Disney Channel Original Movies. This time, in the spirit of spooky season, they discuss all four Halloweentown movies. Dan condenses his thoughts into 31 observations and ponderances, with Brian supplementing some of his own. Join as they debate whether it lives up to the honor of being the longest-running DCOM series, theorize why Lucas Grabeel wears so many hats, and brainstorm what some extended Halloweentown adventure might look like.

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Ghostwatch (1992) - A fright to remember

Ghostwatch (1992) - A fright to remember

October 12, 2022

Spooky season continues on The Goods with a review of the British one-night-only found footage pioneer, Ghostwatch, which was passed off as a real news story on its original broadcast. Join as Dan and Brian discuss their own experience with found footage stories, the lost era of passing around and hunting down verboten media, the peculiarities of British vernacular, and Jenga club.

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Suspiria (2018) - The hundreddest movie

Suspiria (2018) - The hundreddest movie

October 5, 2022

Two years after debuting the podcast with a discussion of the 1977 cult horror movie Suspiria, Dan and Brian celebrate their 100th episode by watching its 2018 remake. Symmetry! Join as they talk through the similarities and differences between the two films and figure out which one they prefer. Dan describes his subtitle mishap while Brian ponders the ugliness of the film's apocalyptic conclusion. Here's to 100 more!

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Fantastic Planet (1973) - Willies all around

Fantastic Planet (1973) - Willies all around

September 28, 2022

Join as Brian and Dan conclude "Animonth" by discussing the seminally weird French-Czech sci-fi fable Fantastic Planet. Join as they recount some of the unsettling imagery, try and parse the literary and allegorical content, and revel in the bizarreness of the sex moon.

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Anne of Green Gables (1979) - Japan with an ’E’

Anne of Green Gables (1979) - Japan with an ’E’

September 21, 2022

In the fourth week of "Animonth," Dan and Brian take a look at some international animation -- specifically, anime. Dan gives a brief overview of pre-1990 Japanese animation before introducing a delightful and pastoral Isao Takahata adaptation of the 1909 novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. They approach the series via the feature length edit of the show's first 6 episodes. Join as they celebrate the loveliness and gentleness of the show, as well as its robust emotional inner life and discuss a few other (existing and imagined) Anne adaptations.

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Wizards (1977) - Bakshi, take the wheel

Wizards (1977) - Bakshi, take the wheel

September 14, 2022

"Animonth" continues as Dan and Brian discuss Ralph Bakshi and his contributions to feature animation. Then they take a look at Bakshi's bizarre post-apocalyptic fantasy film, Wizards. Join as they ponder the outlandish designs and varied animation styles, pondering whether it's good-ugly or bad-ugly. They talk through the abrupt and wild plot twists of Wizards and its numerous Star Wars connections.

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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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