Movie of the Year: 2002 – Battle Royale

Mitsuko from Battle Royale is held at gunpoint

Movie of the Year: 2002 Battle Royale The Taste Buds go to a remote island to kill each other, while discussing Battle Royale! Before Squid Game, before Ready or Not,¬†before Avengers Arena, before the Purge series, before the Hunger Games, there was Battle Royale. The final film¬†directed by Kinji Fukasaku, with a screenplay written by…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – Insomnia

Robin Williams and Al Pacino sitting on a ferry

Movie of the Year: 2002 Insomnia The Taste Buds stay awake for 7 days straight to bring you the authentic Insomnia experience! You know how you get a little slow, a little rough around the edges, a little cranky when you’re sleepy? Imagine you’re working a murder case in Alaska where the sun only shines,…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 – State of the Franchise

Movie of the Year: 2002 State of the Franchise The Taste Buds drill into the biggest movie franchises of 2002! In 2022, everything is a franchise. It’s basically mandated, that unless Jordan Peele is directing it, these movies better be part of a longer string of movies–how else will people know they should see it?!…

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Movie of the Year: 2002 Bonus Show – Comic Books

Movie of the Year: 2002 Bonus Show Comic Books   The Taste Buds take on one of the most important years in comics: 2002! 1939- the world met Superman and Batman. 1941 – Captain America punched Hitler in the face. 1961 – The First Family of Marvel Comics changed the game. 1986- The Dark Knight…

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