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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Finale Part Three

By Greg / July 13, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Finale Part Three

Movie of the Year: 2002 Finale Part Three It is time to finish picking 2002’s Movie of the Year in our 2002 Finale Part Three! We work really hard on each of the seasons of this show. We do it because it means a lot to us and because that is what the movies deserve.…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Finale Part Two

By Greg / July 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Finale Part Two

Movie of the Year: 2002 Finale Part Two It is time to continue picking 2002’s Movie of the Year in our 2002 Finale Part Two! As we discussed last time, fifteen great movies (and, yes,  one stinkeroo) made their way into the sweet sixteen. And now it is time to take that number DOWN. To…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Finale Part One

By Greg / June 29, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Finale Part One

Movie of the Year: 2002 Finale Part One It is time to start picking 2002’s Movie of the Year in our 2002 Finale Part One! It seems like just yesterday we started the 2002 season, but as they say: time flies when your castin’ pods. This year we embraced just how many movies there are…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Morvern Callar

By Greg / June 22, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Morvern Callar

Movie of the Year: 2002 Morvern Callar Is Morvern Callar too obvious a choice to become 2002 Movie of the Year? Stop any yahoo on the street and ask them to bleat out a movie from 2002 and the first one that is going to spring into 90% of their brains is Morvern Callar. MorvernMania was everywhere is…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

By Greg / June 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Movie of the Year: 2002 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Can The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers unite all our panelists and become 2002 Movie of the Year? The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a movie that asks, “What if our enemies are actually so bad that we can…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – 25th Hour

By Greg / June 8, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – 25th Hour

Movie of the Year: 2002 25th Hour Can 25th Hour capture the title of our 2002 Movie of the Year? 25th Hour may be a bit of a forgotten gem of 2002, but it is a gem nonetheless. With Rosario Dawson, Edward Norton, Philip Seymore Hoffman, and Barry “That’s-Right-It’s-Me” Pepper, the movie has star power…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Chicago

By Greg / June 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Chicago

Movie of the Year: 2002 Chicago Can Chicago sing, dance, shoot, and prance its way to our 2002 Movie of the Year? This week our movie is 2002’s musical sensation, Chicago, a movie that has a little something for everyone. Whether your thing is sexy ladies, violent outbursts, or Richard Gere, Chicago has got you…

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Movie of the Year: (Lost Episode) 1991 Action Figure/Avengers Draft

By Greg / May 25, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: (Lost Episode) 1991 Action Figure/Avengers Draft

Movie of the Year: 1991 1991 Action Figure Draft What can the action figures of 1991 teach us about the Avengers of 1991? Our 1991 Action Figure/Avengers Draft decides! We were recently cleaning out the PopFilter Vault, and look what we found! An unaired episode from our 1991 season–enjoy! Drafting—it’s what separates us from the…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Adaptation.

By Greg / May 18, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Adaptation.

Movie of the Year: 2002 Adaptation. Does Adaptation. have the flexibility to be our 2002 Movie of the Year? After years of struggling to adapt Susan Orlean’s The Orchid Thief into a movie, Charlie Kaufmann wrote himself and his fictional twin Donald into the movie and made it about his struggles with adapting the book.…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Punch-Drunk Love

By Greg / May 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Movie of the Year: 2002 – Punch-Drunk Love

Movie of the Year: 2002 Punch-Drunk Love Does Punch-Drunk Love have the strength to be our 2002 Movie of the Year? The podcast hosts start by discussing the overall quality of Punch-Drunk Love. They highlight which stuff stood out as being particularly innovative or effective at creating emotion, and which ones fell flat. They also…

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