The Film Vault

Unearthed from deep within the vault, Anderson and Bryan present the TOP 5 PRISON FILMS.  Recorded in 2007, before The Film Vault was even a podcast, this Top 5 has not been previously released.

Flickfessions: Downsizing

Direct download: TFV_20171229_Classic_Top_5_Prison_Films_Previously_Unreleased.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Tis the season once again for the TFV Family Christmas.  After flickfessing Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Shape Of Water, Anderson and Bryan welcome The After Disaster's Mike Carano and Tyler White, as well as Diana Van De Kamp and Miss Movies for the annual white elephant gift exchange.

Flickfessions: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Shape of Water

Direct download: TFV_20171222_TFV_Family_Christmas_2017.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan plug in to the TOP 5 VIDEO GAME SCENES.  They discuss their favorite scenes centered around characters playing games.

Flickfessions: The Disaster Artist, Call Me By Your Name, Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond, Lady Bird

Direct download: TFV_20171214_Top_5_Video_Game_Scenes.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Without discriminating between men or women, Anderson and Bryan run down the TOP 5 SEXUALLY PROMISCUOUS CHARACTERS.  They talk about why each character on their lists are their favorite slutty people.

Flickfessions: The Wall, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Beatriz At Dinner, The Disaster Artist, Don't Breathe, Voyeur

Direct download: TFV_20171208_Top_5_Sexually_Promiscuous_Characters.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Broken limbs and sexier voices are just a couple of the reasons the actresses on Anderson and Bryan's TOP 5 RECAST ROLES made the lists.  They explain why each of their picks were chosen over the women they replaced.

Flickfessions: Ice Guardians, Coco

Direct download: TFV_20171201_Top_5_Recast_Roles_Females.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Tech expert Rich DeMuro is back for the annual TOP 5 GIFTS FOR THE FILM LOVERS episode.  The guys each present their lists of gifts they, or any movie lover, would love to get for the holidays.

Flickfessions: Justice League, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Direct download: TFV_20171124_Top_5_Gifts_For_Film_Lovers_2017.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:16pm PST

With a major recast in the news, the guys decided it was time to talk about the TOP 5 RECAST ROLES.  Starting off with the men, they share a little knowledge of who was originally supposed to play some of their favorite roles.

Flickfessions: Long Shot, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, Nature Boy

Direct download: TFV_20171117_Top_5_Recasted_Roles_Males.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

After flickfessing the most recent Marvel film, among other, Anderson and Bryan get into the TOP 5 INTERROGATION SCENES.  They talk about their favorite scenes involving extracting information.

Flickfessions: Thor: Ragnarok, King Of New York, Suburbicon

Direct download: TFV_20171110_Top_5_Interrogation_Scenes.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 DRUG LORDS.  Leaving the lower level dealers for another episode, their lists focus on the big bosses.

Flickfessions: Split, Palo Alto, A Monster Calls, Big Night

Direct download: TFV_20171103_Top_5_Drug_Lords.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 TRAFFIC STOPS.  They share their favorite scenes involving an officer pulling somebody over.

Flickfessions: Spielberg, The Florida Project, A Bug's Life, 11/8/16, The Snowman

Direct download: TFV_20171027_Top_5_Traffic_Stops.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan dream up the TOP 5 VACATION DESTINATIONS.  They discuss the places in film they'd most like to be tourists in.

Flickfessions: Author: The JT Leroy Story, Marshall, The Host, The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected), Brawl In Cell Block 99

Direct download: TFV_20171020_Top_5_Vacation_Destinations.mp3
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Anderson is back from vacation and ready to tackle the TOP 5 HEROIC SACRIFICES with Bryan.

Flickfessions: What We Do In The Shadows, Blade Runner 2049, Lucky

Direct download: TFV_20171013_Top_5_Heroic_Sacrifices.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

With Anderson at sea, this week Diana Van De Kamp stops by for a few rounds of Red Light/Green Light.  Then the guys examine how explicit Pixar movies can get for the IMDB Parent Guide game.

Direct download: TFV_20171006_Anderson_Overboard.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan discusses the random, almost pointless, moments of film with the TOP 5 THROWAWAY LINES.  After making an announcement of ways to get more of The Film Vault, they chat about their favorite lines that add nothing to the stories.

Flickfessions: Score: A Film Music Documentary, Weiner, Stronger

Direct download: TFV_20170929_Top_5_Throwaway_Lines.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Shifting from blockbusters to potential award-nominees, Anderson and Bryan go over their FALL PREVIEW 2017.

Flickfessions: mother!, Okja, Phillip The Fossil

Direct download: TFV_20170922_Fall_Preview_2017.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

As another summer movie season winds to an end, Anderson and Bryan go through their SUMMER RECAP 2017.  They talk about their favorite films of the past few months.

Direct download: TFV_20170915_Summer_Recap_2017.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Working for this week's explicit rating, Anderson and Bryan go through the TOP 5 USES OF THE "F WORD."  With clips to share, this episode is packed full of f***s.

Flickfessions: John Wick: Chapter 2, Win It All, Ingrid Goes West

Direct download: TFV_20170908_Top_5_Uses_Of_The__F_Word_____Ingrid_Goest_West.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan discuss their TOP 5 SACRIFICES.  From live, beating hearts to fried chicken, each of their lists involves the death of some living being.

Direct download: TFV_20170901_Top_5_Sacrifices.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan light up for the TOP 5 SMOKING SCENES.  They each share their favorite moments in film that are made better by carcinogens.

Flickfessions: Logan Lucky, John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs, Brigsby Bear

Direct download: TFV_20170824_Top_5_Smoking_Scenes.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

While Bryan is on vacation, he and Anderson dug one of the oldest classic episode aired to date out of the vault.  From back when The Film Vault was a radio show, it's TOP 5 DRUG ADDICTED CHARACTERS.

Direct download: TFV_20170818_Classic-Top_5_Drug_Addicted_Characters.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan ponder their TOP 5 WRITER-DIRECTOR DREAM PAIRINGS.  They play cupid for their perfect couples of filmmakers.


Promising controversy, Bryan and Anderson discuss the TOP 5 MOVIES THAT INFLUENCED YOUR RELATIONSHIP.  They explain how each of their picks changed their way of thinking at a particular time in their lives.

Flickfessions: Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story, Atomic Blonde, Breaking The Maya Code, Terror At The Mall

Direct download: TFV_20170804_Top_5_Movies_That_Influenced_Your_Relationships.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Prepare to be disappointed, just as Anderson and Bryan were, by the TOP 5 MOVIES RUINED BY HIGH EXPECTATIONS.

Flickfessions: Dunkirk, Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Direct download: TFV_20170727_Top_5_Movies_Ruined_By_High_Expectations.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan go through the TOP 5 (NON-SUPERHERO) COMIC BOOK MOVIES.  No caped crusaders, or men of steel, but great films inspired by even better panels.

Flickfessions: War Of The Planet Of The Apes, Post Tenebras Lux, Uzumasa Limelight

Direct download: TFV_20170721_Top_5_Non-Superhero_Comic_Book_Movies.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan lose their heads over the TOP 5 DECAPITATIONS.  From beheadings to gunshot wounds, their lists vary greatly, but with a surprising lack of horror films.

Flickfessions: The Big Sick, Spiderman: Homecoming, Cop Car

Direct download: TFV_20170714_Top_5_Decapitations.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan talk about the TOP 5 WORST VACATIONS.  Their lists include some horrible getaways that are both hilarious and horrific.

Flickfessions: Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru, Baby Driver, American Anarchist

Direct download: TFV_20170707_Top_5_Worst_Vacations.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

With the unfortunate news that Daniel Day Lewis will be retiring from acting, Anderson and Bryan mull over the TOP 5 ACTORS THEY WISH WOULD RETIRE.  They discuss who no longer has that ability to stand out on the silver screen.

Flickfessions: All Eyez On Me, Transformers: The Last Knight, Nobody Speak: Trials Of The Free Press, Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru

Direct download: TFV_20170630_Top_5_Actors_We_Wish_Would_Retire.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan go through the TOP 5 FRANCHISE KILLERS.  The films discussed were received so terribly that any future plans to continue the story were cancelled.

Flickfessions: They Call Us Monsters, Benjamin Smoke, All Eyez On Me, It Comes At Night, Krisha

Direct download: TFV_20170623_Top_5_Franchise_Killers.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

After a usual round of Flickfessions, Anderson and Bryan scrub up for the TOP 5 SURGERIES.  Their picks for their favorite scenes range from those set in a medical environment, to some more improvised atmospheres.

Flickfessions: Wonder Woman, War Machine, Sandy Wexler, Pumping Iron

Direct download: TFV_20170616_Top_5_Surgeries.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan dive deep in to the often overlooked TOP 5 GREAT MOVIES WITH HORRIBLE TITLES.  They discuss why they like each of their picks, and explain how their titles don't do them justice.

Flickfessions: I Saw The Devil, Hitman Hart: Wrestling With Shadows, Wonder Woman

Direct download: TFV_20170608_Top_5_Great_Movies_With_Horrible_Titles.mp3
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With personalities as split as the hosts, Anderson and Bryan run through the TOP 5 ACTORS PLAYING MULTIPLE ROLES.  They each discuss their favorite multi-performances within a single film.

Flickfessions: I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Mommy Dead And Dearest, The Wall, The Wizard Of Lies

Direct download: TFV_20170602_Top_5_Actors_Playing_Multiple_Roles.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan take a shot at the TOP 5 STABBINGS.  They discuss the scenes involving the violent act that stood out most to them.

Flickfessions: The Last Laugh, Alien: Covenant, Love

Direct download: TFV_20170526_Top_5_Stabbings.mp3
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Filling in for Logan while he's on vacation, Diana Van De Kamp is running the board and the games for this week's episode.  After a brief flickfession, Diana kicks off a round of Red Light/Green Light, including a theme song that she wrote for it, followed by a round of the IMDB Parent Guide Game.

Direct download: TFV_20170516_Producer_Diana.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 10:01pm PST

Anderson and Bryan pay up on the TOP 5 TRANSACTIONS.  They discuss their favorite scenes where money, or goods, exchange hands.

Flickfessions: De Palma, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Romeo Is Bleeding

Direct download: TFV_20170512_Top_5_Transactions.mp3
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It's Bryan's time to shine as he and Anderson talk about the SUMMER PREVIEW 2017.  Their lists are packed with both big budget blockbusters and smaller indie films.

Flickfessions: Married To The Mob, Joe Crocker: Mad Dog With Soul, Casting JonBenet

Direct download: TFV_20170505_Summer_Preview_2017.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Inspired by last week's flickfession of Five Came Back, a listener suggested Anderson and Bryan choose the TOP 5 MODERN DIRECTORS WE'D HIRE FOR PROPAGANDA FILMS.  They agreed, and the guys discussed who they thought had the vision and ability to influence public opinion best during a time of war.

Flickfessions: Just Melvin: Just Evil, Their Finest, Let There Be Light, I Am A Ghost

Direct download: TFV_20170428_Top_5_Modern_Directors_Wed_Hire_For_Propaganda_Films.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan are oddly excited to talk about the TOP 5 TORTURE SCENES.  They discuss why each of their choices is effective after flickfessing the films they've seen in the past week.

Flickfessions: Five Came Back, Frequencies, Eagles of Death Metal: Not Amis (Our Friends)

Direct download: TFV_20170421_Top_5_Torture_Scenes.mp3
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Fresh off of his side hustle as a filmmaker, Anderson rejoins Bryan in preparation for summer with the TOP 5 POPCORN FLICKS.  After Anderson tells about his experience filming his first feature-length film, they get to work discussing their favorite, big-budget, summer blockbusters of all time.

Flickfessions: Mr. Plinkett's Star Wars: Episode I Review, Dig Two Graves, T2 Trainspotting

Direct download: TFV_20170414_Top_5_Popcorn_Flicks.mp3
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During the film's last week of production, Bryan visits the set of "Groupers" armed with a recorder to see how Anderson is holding up.  He spends some time talking to Anderson about how the film is coming along as well as what types of challenges he has faced over the past couple of weeks.  Bryan also talks with two listeners that volunteered their time to help out on set.

Direct download: TFV_20170407_Groupers_Set_Visit.mp3
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Anderson is just finishing up week 2 of Groupers production, so we've dug a recently-referenced classic out of the vault.  Michael Biehn sits down with Anderson and Bryan to discuss the TOP 5 CHARACTER ACTORS in what truly is a classic episode of The Film Vault.

Direct download: TFV_20170331_Classic_-_Top_5_Character_Actors_Michael_Biehn.mp3
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Groupers began production this week, but Anderson and Bryan still found time to answer the questions you asked us online.

Direct download: TFV_20170324_Listener_Questions_VII.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan eagerly plan their children's curriculum with the TOP 5 MOVIES WE CAN'T WAIT TO SHOW OUR KIDS.  They talk about the movies they have hand-selected to start the next generation of movie lovers.

Flickfessions: Kong: Skull IslandShadow Of Truth

Direct download: TFV_20170316_Top_5_Movies_We_Cant_Wait_To_Show_Our_Kids.mp3
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To pay tribute to the late, great Bill Paxton, Anderson and Bryan are sharing their TOP 5 BILL PAXTON PERFORMANCES.  They discuss why he was one of a kind as well as what made his roles so memorable.

Flickfessions: Get Out, I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story, Follow That Bird, Hunt For The Wilderpeople

Direct download: TFV_20170310_Top_5_Bill_Paxton_Performances.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan whittle down 2016's best films for THE 2017 VAULTIES.  They also discuss the Oscars broadcast, including the fiasco at the end.

Flickfessions: The LEGO Batman Movie, I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore, O.J.: Made In America, Get Out

Direct download: TFV_20170303_The_2017_Vaulties.mp3
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Call your bookie after listening to Anderson and Bryan's TOP 5 OSCAR LOCKS 2017.  As they do ever year, they'll each discuss five sure-things to happen at this year's Academy Awards. Flickfessions: 13th, Split, Manchester By The Sea, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, and Fences

Direct download: TFV_20170223_Top_5_Oscar_Locks_2017.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Covering both men and women, the Anderson and Bryan list off the TOP 5 DIVAS.  They discuss their favorites of some of the most self-absorbed, difficult characters.

Flickfessions: A Serbian Film, John Wick: Chapter 2, I Am Not Your Negro, The Lego Batman Movie, Life, Animated

Direct download: TFV_20170217_Top_5_Divas.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan dial up the TOP 5 PHONE CALLS.  They discuss their favorite interactions over the telephone.  Flickfessions: Hidden Figures, Toni Erdmann, Kubo And The Two Strings, Valley Uprising, Nocturnal Animals

Direct download: TFV_20170209_Top_5_Phone_Calls.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan go to the bank with the TOP 5 RICH CHARACTERS.  Ranging from good to bad people, their lists include the best of the wealthy in film.  Filckfessions: 20th Century Women, Florence Foster Jenkins, Hacksaw Ridge, and Beware The Slenderman

Direct download: TFV_20170203_Top_5_Rich_Characters.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

The fuse is lit as Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 EXPLOSIONS.  They discuss some of the best scenes involving the best explosions in film.  Flickfessions: Ip Man, Jackie, Moana, Passengers, and The Founder

Direct download: TFV_20170127_Top_5_Explosions.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Anderson and Bryan have sifted through dozens of Sundance Film Festival selections, and present the films from this year's festival that they're most excited for.  Flickfessions: Cinderella Man, Hidden Figures, and Lion

Direct download: TFV_20170120_Sundance_Preview_2017.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

While we're deep in to winter, Anderson and Bryan long for summer with the TOP 5 POOL SCENES.  They chat about their favorite moments set in or around a swimming pool. Flickfessions: Kung Fu Hustle, Fences, Sing Street, and La La Land.

Direct download: TFV_20170113_Top_5_Pool_Scenes.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PST

A long time in the making, Anderson and Bryan are finally joined by their wives, Christie and Gillian, for the TOP 5 MOVIES OUR WIVES LOVE.  The ladies present their favorite films to the disappointment and questioning of their significant others.

Direct download: TFV_20170106_Top_5_Movies_Our_Wives_Love.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:50am PST

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