The Film Vault
With the true story of the Ford/Ferrari rivalry coming in this Friday, Bryan and Anderson decided to take a look back at the best Sports Movies based on true life stories. Bonus Spoiler Mini Episodes for Doctor Sleep and The Laundromat are also available.
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Our first ever Listener Picked List. We have Tyler Maier to thank for this fantastic topic. Bryan picks nothing but supporting characters while Anderson lists his 5 favorite leads and 5 favorite supporting Coen Brother Characters. We also do 2 Bonus Spoiler talks for Terminator: Dark Fate and The Irishman that can both be found on the Patreon feed. 

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With Bryan taking a stab at Stand-Up Comedy and the success of Joker we decided to take a look at the top 5 Stand-Up Comic Characters this week. The Current War and Parasite get the Bonus Spoiler treatment for the Patreon Feed.
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This week we take a look at the father/daughter scenes. Once again there is a large field to choose from and not all of them are heart warming. Jojo Rabbit is flickfessed and has a stand alone spoiler discussion exclusively for our Patreon subscribers. 
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Most of us have fathers, a little less than half of us are males. This means most of us can relate to a father/son moment on film and there are a plenty a plenty out there. This week Bryan and Anderson rank their top 5 favorites. Gemini Man, shot in 120 FPS or 3D HFR is flickfessed as is Wrinkles the Clown and one of the greatest horror classics of all time... Hellraiser. 
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The release of Joker got us thinking about all of the Origin Stories we've heard and there have been a lot of them. We ranked our 5 favorites this week and flickfessed the aforementioned Joker as well as Amazing Grace and Across the Universe.

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Bryan and Anderson go above and beyond with this inspired list that includes many picks that have never appeared on either list before.

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Somehow Live-Actions Musicals were not covered in a top 5 list after over a decade of ranking films. Well that comes to an end this week as Bryan and Anderson take a good hard look at their favorite Musicals of all time. Ad Astra and Ask Dr. Ruth are Flickfessed and we did a Bonus Spoiler Episode on Ad Astra for Patreon.
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One of the best times of the year is upon us, a chance to look ahead at the best of the award bait films that will be released before 2020. Bryan and Anderson rank their top 5 films they’re most excited to see between now and the end of the year. 
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In honor of Mexican Independence Day we take a look at the very best scenes that have taken place in Mexico. It Chapter Two is also served as well as Bryan's pick of the week, a small doc. about baseball cards and deeper family issues called Jack of all Trades. 
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It's that time of year to look back at another summer gone by and the top movies it bestowed upon us. How many of these will make it into our 2019 Vaulties is the real question.
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Inspired by the recent release of Blinded by the Light and the upcoming release of It we've decided to take a look at some of other favorite movies released in that cocaine fueled neon decade that was the 80s!
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Bryan and Anderson were traveling last week so airports were on their minds. Turns out there are a lot of great scenes that take place in those godforsaken spots. 

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The first 32 minutes of this one are all new with an explanation at the top about the classic episode followed by a lengthy Red Light/Green Light with Diana van de Kamp. It's all downhill after this as the show gives way to something that hasn't aired since December, 2010. While there is a new Amazon read within the classic audio, the rest is very dated if not entertaining in a horrible car wreck kind of way. 

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Period pieces are always impressive when done right and when they’re able to transport you to that specific time and space they’re special. We take a look at films set in the 1960s this week, a topic spurred on by the recent release of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a film that takes place in 1969.
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Action movies are tasked with taking it up a notch, making it bigger, but more often than not they take it a bit too far and get utterly absurd with the premise they present. Here we take a look at some of the most insane examples of Hollywood action gone wild. 
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The end is inevitable and all great things must come to an end, we don't love it, but it's a stark reality. Bryan and Anderson celebrate this treacherous truth this week with the top 5 greatest finalities of performances. The updated Lion King, the Korean "Se7en" and the unsettling At the Heart of Gold documentary are also discussed. 

 

 

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'Tis the season to strip down to next to nothing, hit the shore and beat the heat. This activity has been displayed countless times in movie history and Bryan and Anderson countdown their favorite five occurrences. 
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Sexual deviants aren't all bad, but many are.  Bryan and Anderson list their "favorite" characters whose boats rock to their own sexual drum. 
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This time around we're doing those V.O.s from live action films, not narration, but characters that use voice actors to represent the actor that's playing them or the CGI renderings that's representing them. 

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They bring the cartoon characters to life with only their voices. Top 5 Voice Over Performances in Animated Features is the topic this week while Toy Story 4 and Three Colors: Blue are the not too similar films that are flickfessed.

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A large number of movies are based on books and it's about time that The Film Vault tackles such a massive category. With Anderson reading again and Bryan being the literary scholar that he is, the time is now to list the best films made from books that we've read. 

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To complete last week's list we've sat down and taken a look at the fake rock stars in film history. The world would be a better place if most of these were real.Help us get to 1,000 Patreon Members so we can hire a real producer.

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Many times they're told in Biopic form, other times it's the whole band that is covered and sometimes they're just in the background, not even in focus, but actual depictions of "Rock Stars" show up on the silver screen enough to be worthy of a solid 5 to 1 list.

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Some movie lines linger and haunt us for years and in some cases they can last in perpetuity. Bryan and Anderson list the movie quotes that have found a home in their heads and have become part of their own daily lexicon. 

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Cinema changes with the culture and some even argue that movies change culture. Either way, somethings that were considered fine, "normal" and or funny back then are just not acceptable today. Bryan and Anderson look back at some of the things in film that have not aged well.

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Disguises come into play in many a movie. Some are odd, others are impressive while some just don't add up. Bryan and Anderson add up their favorites on this week's episode.

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We've all seen them before, we recognize their faces and refer to them as "that guy" or "that girl" from that thing. But every so often these character actors land a fat role and they make the most of their opportunity and in doing so they shine. Here, Bryan and Anderson list their favorite lead characters played by character actors. 

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 Avengers has Endgamed and Game of Thrones is crawling to a finish. Anderson and Bryan are celebrating these wraps with the top 5 Franchise Finales of all time.
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The heated and often misdirected Film Vault examination and anticipation of the upcoming summer film docket is upon us. Bryan and Anderson pinpoint the films they're most jacked about seeing this summer season. 

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10 Years ago next week, Bryan was diagnosed with brain cancer. Back then  he suggested we do Top 5 Feel Good Films, a brief reprieve for such a dark time. Here we are, 10 years later and Bryan is still kicking, sniffing and waxing poetic. This week we update that list we did all those years ago.

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Last week the men were covered, this week it's the ladies time to shine as one trick ponies. They may do that one note very well, but that's pretty much all they do.

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There are all sorts of crying scenes in films, sometimes they make us cry, other times they're played for laughs. Bryan and Anderson rank their favorite male crying scenes in this week's Film Vault. Two spoiler discussions came out of this episode as well, one for Dragged Across Concrete and another for Us. Look for those in the Patreon feed. 

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Good Soundtracks are plentiful, but what happens when the movie it's associated with is no good? Ambivalence is what. Anderson and Bryan search high and low for the movies that they didn't much care for, but were searching for the soundtrack before the last credit had rolled.

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The Film Vault tapes in front of a live studio audience for only the 2nd time in their 10+ year career. The show takes place at the Devil's Brewing Company in San Carlos, Ca. Beers were poured, things were said and the Top 5 Bay Area Films were ranked. This great event was a reminder that this needs to happen way more often!

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Anderson and Bryan give their final word on the best films of 2018.  It's time for the 2019 VAULTIES!  Also, producer Logan makes a big announcement regarding the future of The Film Vault.

Flickfessions: Abducted In Plain Sight, Don't Worry He Won't Get Far On Foot, Street Fight, Assassination Nation

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With the Academy Awards on the horizon, get your Oscar bets placed with Anderson and Bryan's TOP 5 OSCAR LOCKS 2019.  They give you their predictions for what will likely happen during the big awards show.

Flickfessions: Hale County This Morning, This EveningThe House That Jack BuiltAlita: Battle AngelPrivate Life

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Love is in the air, but it might be poisoning the TOP 5 TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS. Anderson and Bryan discuss some of the worst couples in film.

Flickfessions: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Zama, Of Fathers And Sons, Get Me Roger Stone

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Anderson and Bryan settle up on their TOP 5 BAR FIGHTS. They discuss their favorite throwdowns in or outside of bars.

Flickfessions: Minding The Gap, They Shall Not Grow Old, Cold War, Free Solo, Abducted In Plain Site

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Anderson and Bryan parse through the dozens of films at this year's Sundance Film Festival for their SUNDANCE RECAP 2019.  They're joined by Alex Ferrari, author of the book "Shooting For The Mob," and founder of Indie Film Hustle, to go over the films worth discussing.

Flickfessions: The Hate U Give, At Eternity's Gate, Burning, First Reformed, Paddington 2

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After giving they reactions to this years Oscar nominations, Anderson and Bryan pay tribute to the TOP 5 FEDERAL WORKERS.  They pick their favorite public servants of film, excluding special agents and spies.

Flickfessions: Fyre, Fyre Fraud, If Beale Street Could Talk, Roma, Lean On Pete, The Death Of Stalin

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Anderson and Bryan go through the catalogue of some of the best film directors with their TOP 5 DIRECTOR STREAKS.  They choose the best runs of great films released consecutively by a single filmmaker.

Flickfessions: Bumblebee, Roma, Bird Box, Free Solo

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Once considered somewhat of a dry period for film releases, Anderson and Bryan buck the trend with the TOP 5 JANUARY RELEASES OF THE CENTURY.

Flickfessions: Minding The Gap, Welcome To Marwen, Land of Mind, Bumblebee

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Starting off the show with a very extended flickfession, Anderson and Bryan discuss the future of the show and how they plan to make it even better in 2019 with their TOP 5 NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS.

Flickfessions: The Mule, Vice, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Bird Box

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While on holiday break, Anderson and Bryan dig a classic episode out of the vault.  It's TOP 5 SPORTS FILMS with special guest Petros Papadakis.

Originally released: 8/20/2010

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As is tradition, the Film Vault family has gathered for the TFV FAMILY XMAS.  The After Disaster's Mike Carano and Tyler White join a returning Miss Movies for the annual gift exchange.

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Anderson and Bryan go through their TOP 5 DRUG SMUGGLING SCENES.  They cover their favorite moments of contraband, including both comedic, and dramatic.

Flickfessions: Creed II, The Great Santini, Swimming With Men

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With so many to choose from, Anderson and Bryan pair down their TOP 5 LAWYERS.  They discuss their favorite attorney's from film.

Flickfessions: The FavouriteWasted TalentJoe Frank: Somewhere Out There

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Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 ANTHOLOGY SEGMENTS.  They focus in on their favorite shorts within an omnibus film.

Flickfessions: The Ballad of Buster ScruggsRalph Breaks The Internet

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Once again, Anderson and Bryan are here to fill your shopping list with the TOP 5 GIFTS FOR FILM LOVERS.  They go over all the things they either highly recommend, or would love to get themselves for the holidays.

Flickfessions: Green Book, Widows

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Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 PRETENTIOUS CHARACTERS.  They pick their favorite, most pompous figures from film.

Flickfessions: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch, Boy Erased, A Prayer Before Dawn, First Reformed, Groupers

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Anderson and Bryan drink in the TOP 5 DRUNK SCENES.  They talk about their favorite moments of inebriation.

Flickfessions: Bohemian Rhapsody, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, In Search Of Greatness, A Prayer Before Dawn

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Anderson and Bryan give their travel reviews of the TOP 5 HOTELS.  They discuss the establishments they may or may not want to stay in, but are memorable nonetheless.

Flickfessions: mid90s, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Game Change

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Anderson and Bryan check in to the TOP 5 MOTEL SCENES.  They discuss their favorite moments that are set locations more affordable than a hotel.

Flickfessions: Bad Times At The El Royale, First Man, Superheroes Decoded, Baskin

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Anderson and Bryan hold the "wickeds" as they discuss the TOP 5 FILMS SET IN BOSTON.  In preparation for Anderson's trip there, the guys felt they should brush up on the city's portrayal in film.

Flickfessions: Hold The Dark, Knuckleball, Filmworker

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They're big.  They're loud.  They're dumb.  But, they're a lot of fun to watch.  Anderson and Bryan go over, what they refer to as, the TOP 5 FRANK MOVIES.

Flickfessions: A Star Is Born, Daddy's Home, Venom

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Anderson and Bryan take on the heavy burden of researching the TOP 5 SUICIDES.  Although grim in nature, their choices range from comedic to tragic.

Flickfessions: The Gold Man & The Gun, Love, Gilda, Bomb City

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Anderson and Bryan recall the TOP 5 CORRUPT POLITICIANS.  They discuss their favorite crooked public servants in film.

Flickfessions: Fahrenheit 11/9, The Sisters Brother, Meet The Donors: Does Money Talk?, Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

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Anderson and Bryan go over the places to eat in movies that would have the worst Yelp scores in real life with the TOP 5 BAD RESTAURANTS.

Flickfessions: Mandy, The Pixar Story, White Boy Rick, The Good Dinosaur, Gilbert

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Autumn is upon us, which means it's time for Anderson and Bryan's FALL PREVIEW 2018.  They discuss the films they're most looking forward to, including some promising Oscar-contenders.

Flickfessions: Singin' In The Rain, The Little Stranger, Better Luck Tomorrow, Miracle Mile

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Anderson and Bryan go over the most unpredictable characters in film with the TOP 5 LOOSE CANNONS.

Flickfessions: Searching, Casablanca, Hal

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Declaring it a great summer for movies, Anderson and Bryan go over their favorites for the SUMMER RECAP 2018.

Flickfessions: Donald Cried, Crazy Rich Asians, Alpha

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While on summer vacation, Anderson and Bryan pull a classic episode from the vault: TOP 5 BADASS BITCHES.  Originally recorded in July 2010, this list was recently updated as a bonus episode.

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Anderson and Bryan go over the TOP 5 LOVE STORIES YOU ACTUALLY CARE ABOUT because there are too many that feel forced.

Flickfessions: BlacKkKlansman, Believer

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Anderson and Bryan reluctantly uncover the TOP 5 NON-SEXY NUDE SCENES. Despite the presence of naked women and men, there is no pleasure taken from their sight in these moments.

Flickfessions: Blindspotting, Beginners, Sorry To Bother You, Donald Cried

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Anderson and Bryan go over the TOP 5 QUITTING SCENES.  They talk about their favorite moments of characters giving their notice.

Flickfessions: Generation Wealth, Mission: Impossible - Fallout

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Whether they're man-made or natural, Anderson and Bryan cover the TOP 5 DISASTER FILMS.  They discuss their favorite movies centered around a catastrophe where it seems like all hope is lost.

Flickfessions: Eighth Grade, Three Identical Strangers, The Replacements

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Anderson and Bryan cash in on the TOP 5 MOST PROFITABLE FILMS.  They discuss their favorite films that have grossed huge amounts of money at the box office.

Flickfessions: Sorry To Bother You, Monsters, Inc., The Pixar Story, Monsters University

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Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 STRIP CLUB SCENES.  They each give their lists of favorite scenes set in the colorful environment of strip clubs.

Flickfessions: Ant-Man And The Wasp, Gotti

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Anderson and Bryan discuss their favorite movie stars playing bit parts with the TOP 5 BIG ACTORS IN SMALL ROLES.

Flickfessions: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Sicario 2: Soldado, Hereditary, Bleed For This

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While producer Logan is on summer vacation, Anderson and Bryan answer questions from the mailbag, leading to admissions of some pretty embarrassing interactions with celebrities.  But before that, the guys are joined by Diana Van De Kamp for a round of Red Light / Green Light.

Flickfessions: Rolling Stones: Stories From The Edge, Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate

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Anderson and Bryan discuss a dominate studio in animation with the TOP 5 PIXAR FILMS. From Toy Story to Incredibles 2 and everything in between, they cover their favorites of the past 23 years.

Flickfessions: Incredibles 2, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Upgrade

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In a rare discussion of bad movies, Anderson and Bryan pick the ones with the best stories.

Flickfessions: Hereditary, Ocean's 8, American Animals, Won't You Be My Neighbor, Bowfinger

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Anderson and Bryan chat about the TOP 5 INCOMPETENT CRIMINALS.  They discuss the criminals that are terribly bad at their jobs.

Flickfessions: The Final Year, Upgrade, John McCain: From Whom The Bell Tolls, Hotel Artemis

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Anderson and Bryan cook up the TOP 5 KITCHEN SCENES.  They talk about their favorite moments set in a kitchen and debate whether or not they needed to be.

Flickfessions: Solo: A Star Wars Story, Pecker, Wilson

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Anderson and Bryan go over the TOP 5 SKINNY CHARACTERS.  They discuss their favorite characters that could stand to put some meat on their bones.

Flickfessions: Deadpool 2, Bad Boy Bubby, The Rachel Divide

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Paying some much deserved attentions to films that didn't get much love in theaters, Anderson and Bryan go over their TOP 5 BOX OFFICE BOMBS.  They swear by each of their picks, and suggest giving them another look.

Flickfessions: Game Over, Man!, San Francisco 2.0, RBG

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They love, but just a little too much.  Anderson and Bryan are talking about the TOP 5 OVERBEARING MOTHERS.

Flickfessions: Tully, Andre The Giant, RBG

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To celebrate Cinco De Mayo, Anderson and Bryan break out the TOP 5 SPANISH LANGUAGE FILMS.  They also discuss the latest Marvel blockbuster, Avengers: Infinity War.

Flickfessions: Avengers: Infinity War, All About My Mother

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It's time to look ahead at the SUMMER PREVIEW 2018.  Anderson and Bryan discuss the biggest summer movies they're most excited for.

Flickfessions: You Were Never Really Here, Box Of Moon Light, African Queen

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Anderson and Bryan cheer each other up by discussing the TOP 5 SAD SACKS.  They chat about why each character on their lists are the best blundering fools.

Flickfessions: 8MM, The Death Of Stalin, Paterno, Andre The Giant

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The clock is ticking as Anderson and Bryan countdown the TOP 5 RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK SCENES.  They chat about their favorite moments made more tense by time limits.

Flickfessions: The Weather Man, A Quiet Place, Blockers, Wild Wild Country

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Rounding out last week's topic, Anderson and Bryan turn their attention toward the TOP 5 ROTUND (FEMALE) CHARACTERS.

Flickfessions: Isle Of Dogs, Suburbia, Ready Player One

Direct download: TFV_20180406_Top_5_Rotund_Characters_Female.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Anderson and Bryan take on the big boys this week with the TOP 5 ROTUND CHARACTERS.  They discuss their favorite fatties in film.

Flickfessions: Treasures From The Wreck Of The Unbelievable, A Ghost Story, Unsane

Direct download: TFV_20180330_Top_5_Rotund_Characters_Males.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Anderson and Bryan trim the fat during the TOP 5 FIRINGS.  They each give their five favorite scenes involving a character being terminated from their job.

Flickfessions: Midnight Return, S Is For Stanley, One Of Us, The Zen Diaries Of Garry Shandling

Direct download: TFV_20180323_Top_5_Firings.mp3
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Anderson and Bryan embark in search of the TOP 5 SEA CREATURES.  They talk about their favorite beings that call the ocean their home.

Flickfessions: Game Night, Tickled, Thoroughbreds

Direct download: TFV_20180316_Top_5_Sea_Creatures.mp3
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It's THE 2018 VAULTIES, where Anderson and Bryan give their definitive lists of the best films from 2017.

Flickfessions: Last Men In Aleppo, Strong Island, Red Sparrow, Raw

Direct download: TFV_20180309_The_2018_Vaulties.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

With the big award show coming up, Anderson and Bryan make their predictions for the TOP 5 OSCAR LOCKS.  But first, Bryan does his best to improve each Best Picture nominee with the addition of a certain actor.

Direct download: TFV_20180302_Top_5_Oscar_Locks_2018.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Anderson and Bryan go over the TOP 5 BRATS.  They pick their favorite, most intolerable little children they've seen on the silver screen.

Flickfessions: Girls Trip, Black Panther, A Ghost Story

Direct download: TFV_20180223_Top_5_Brats.mp3
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Focusing on the excruciatingly awkward romantic encounters, Anderson and Bryan go over their TOP 5 WORST DATES.

Flickfessions: The 15:17 To Paris, The Square, Faces Places, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Direct download: TFV_20180216_Top_5_Worst_Dates.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Anderson and Bryan pay tribute to the TOP 5 FEMALE CHILD ACTORS.  They also flickfess their love of Good Time and talk about what works in David Wain's new film.

Flickfessions: Good Time, A Futile And Stupid Gesture

Direct download: TFV_20180208_Top_5_Female_Child_Actors.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

With some kind of big game happening this weekend, Anderson and Bryan coincidentally decide to tackle the TOP 5 FOOTBALL MOVIES.

Flickfessions: Icarus, Lady Bird, Heaven Knows What, The Florida Project

Direct download: TFV_20180202_Top_5_Football_Movies.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

After sharing their reactions to this year's Oscar nominees, Anderson and Bryan move on to an even more controversial topic, TOP 5 ABUSES OF POWER.  As if real life wasn't bad enough, the guys discuss the most egregious examples in film.

Flickfessions: Darkest Hour, Mudbound, Call Me By Your Name

Direct download: TFV_20180126_Top_5_Abuses_Of_Power.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

As the Sundance Film Festival 2018 kicks off with premieres of many great films to come, the guys sift through the entries and discuss which they're most excited for.

Flickfessions: The Post, I, Tonya, Phantom Thread

Direct download: TFV_20180119_Sundance_Preview_2018.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Anderson and Bryan cover the TOP 5 JOURNALISTS.  They talk about their favorite reporters in film.

Flickfessions: All The Money In The World, Molly's Game, Patti Cake$

Direct download: TFV_20180112_Top_5_Journalists.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:32am PDT

The chase is on while Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 CAT AND MOUSE MOVIES.  They talk about their favorite films where a character pulls out all the tricks to evade their pursuer.

Flickfessions: Wonderstruck, Attack In Cell Block 99, Brigsby Bear

Direct download: TFV_20180105_Top_5_Cat_And_Mouse_Scenes.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT