Any good podcast challenge will have ups and downs, and this week we face a film that almost destroyed us. After so many episodes of fun and games, we arrive at the 2013 cinematic mess known as This Is The End. How did Isaac survive? Will we ever get over it? Was there anything redeeming about this film that we can possibly explain? Listen and find out.
If you’ve ever ran off to a tropical destination to forget about a break-up, or if you’ve surfed with a pop legend, or perhaps you’ve written rock musical with puppets: no matter who you are, Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) probably has something for you. Which is why we take extra long this time to dissect or rather — explain – why we enjoy or don’t enjoy aspects of this motion picture.
Up Next: This is the End (2013)
Somewhere between the crab cakes and the extreme social engineering, two friends accidentally realize their own deep depression and lonliness. Also, the discover the power of meatloaf and funerals. Comedies have come a long way since 2005, yet somehow we still have Wedding Crashers to look back at. Can we explain? Or can’t we? It will make you want to shout.
For our innaugeral episode of Ice Ice Podcast, we dive into argueably the best of the Apetow era: Step Brothers. What made this film so lovable for us, and how does it look all these years later? Who deserves credit, and what deserves criticism? Also, how funny is a fart? And why? All this and so much more it hurts… listen in and comment or advise us on our film list on letterboxd.com.