Ben and Nick try to make a successful podcast about the incompetent broadway highjinks of Mel Brooks’s The Producers from 1968.
Ben and Nick are off the record and on the QT as they travel to 1950’s Los Angeles to delve into a world of crime, power, and corruption that is Curtis Hanson’s “L.A. Confidential” from 1997.
Ben and Nick explore the life of a family in the Los Angeles ghetto of Watts in the 1970’s in this touching student film “The Killer of Sheep” from Charles Burnett.
Ben and Nick talk serving time, caring for dogs, and post-9/11 New York as they discuss 25th Hour, a Spike Lee joint.
Ben and Nick explore the concerns of a father marrying off his daughter in post-war Tokyo talking about “An Autumn Afternoon” from acclaimed Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu from 1962.
Ben and Nick examine the absurdities and pitfalls of the modern world (well, the 1960’s version) while discussing director Jacques Tati’s Playtime from 1967.