In this installment of Why Did I Buy This?, Dan and Ari discuss the classic Top Gunparody,Hot Shots! (1991). Dan learns that all his favorite spoofs are a genre of one man, Jim Abrahams, and realizes he probably has to watch Scary Movie 4. Meanwhile, Ari discusses her hatred for the love interest, Ramada.
Pod Question: What is your favorite spoof movie (and Mel Brooks spoof movie!)?
In this episode, Dan and Ari are joined by their friends Kimberley and Shannon. A raucous time is had discussing and dissecting the story and tropes of The Princess Bride (1987), and comparisons are made with the book.
Pod Question: What movie do you know so well you find yourself able to quote it forwards and backwards?
In this episode, Ari and Dan are joined by the foremost experts in the field of Idiocraciology, Jason Klamm (Comedy on Vinyl) and Kimberley. There are discussions on the realities foretold by Idiocracy (2006) and Mike Judge. Also, Jay quotes Dax Shepard. A lot. It’s because they are so similar in their loves of money and ‘batin’. Sit back and enjoy!
In this episode, Ari and Dan are joined by their friend Shannon to discuss why they bought Insidious(2010) and also why Shannon bought the kiwi made movie Housebound(2014) half an hour into watching it on Netflix. Laughs and screams are had and, of course, there are shenanigans. We apologize for any poorly done New Zealish accents you may encounter.
In this episode Ari and Dan discuss the very eighties nineties buddy cop film The Hard Way (1991). An examination of whether or not Michael J. Fox makes a convincing action star as well as the purpose and decline of movie novelizations is had.