#22: 100% Niffler, Baby! - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

John and Bethany dive into Newt Scamander: A Conservationist's Story. We almost lost the files on this one folks so we're just happy to get it to you. Big Questions Include: Should John save earlier in Audacity? Is New York New York without you love? Are these descriptions becoming overwrought?

Vote on twitter.com/homeviewingpod to let us know if (500) Days of Summer is next or Frozen!

#20: Bethany Wears an Amethyst Necklace - The Devil Wears Prada

John and Bethany look at seminal 2000s classic and near perfect film, The Devil Wears Prada. Big questions for this episode include: Is there anyone as good as Meryl? Is there anyone as doe-eyed as Anne Hathaway? Will John ever be quite okay with the current state of the studio system?

Next week, we're watching Edge of Tomorrow: Live. Die. Repeat.

Our theme music is by The Organ Machines! theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/

#18: Steve Carell Will Never Win An Oscar - Crazy Stupid Love

A movie John and Bethany watched early in their relationship comes back to bore them and make them slightly uncomfortable. Big questions for this episode include: Is rom-com chemistry real? Why does Ryan Gosling say “schvanz” so much? Why does Steve Carell keep trying when he’s never going to win an Oscar? Next episode, we’re watching Death at a Funeral (2007)! Featuring music by The Organ Machines. https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

#17: This Movie is Frustrating - Captain America Civil War

The Russo Brothers take their second outing in the MCU with Captain America Civil War, but John and Bethany are tired of them already. Big questions for this episode include: Why didn’t they just call this Avengers: Civil War? Is this movie worth watching? Is Scarlet Witch gonna f*ck the robot?

Next episode, we’re watching Crazy Stupid Love!

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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#16: A Home Viewing Christmas - Elf

John and Bethany celebrate Christmas with Jon Favreau’s 2003 Will Ferrell vehicle, Elf. Big questions for this episode include: Is James Caan actually bad and maybe just Sonny Corleone? Is syrup acceptable on spaghetti? Why didn’t Kathleen Kennedy release a Star War?!!!!

Next episode, we’re watching Captain America: Civil War!

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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#15: Razzle My Dazzle - Chicago

John and Bethany look at murder and celebrity culture in Academy Award Winner Chicago. Big questions for this episode include: Is Renee Zellweger American? Are murderesses not necessarily great representations? What’s a proscenium?

Next episode, we’re watching either Elf or Chicago. Vote on twitter @homeviewingpod!

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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#14: A Real Fake - Catch Me If You Can

John and Bethany tackle young Leo in Steven Spielberg’s 2002 film, Catch Me If You Can. Big questions for this episode include: Why does 28 year old Leo still look like a baby? Does The West Wing color our perceptions of Martin Sheen? Is capitalism the biggest scam of all?

Next episode, we’re watching either Elf or Chicago. Vote on twitter @homeviewingpod!

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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#13: The Teaches of Peaches - Call Me By Your Name

How do you talk about a visually stunning movie in an audio medium? John and Bethany try and find out while talking about Luca Guadagnino’s 2017 film, Call Me By Your Name. Big questions for this episode include: Where did Timothee Chalamet come from? Is there anything we didn’t like in this movie? How many times can John combine the titles of Mystery of Love and Visions of Gideon?

Next episode, we’re watching Catch Me If You Can!

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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#12: John Cries at the End - Coco

Listen y’all I was crying while editing this podcast because this movie does representation and emotions very well so make sure you watch Coco before you listen to this one so you can cry with me! XOXO, Gossip John. Big questions for this episode include: What and when is Dia de Los Muertos? Could this movie be any more perfect? Should we have a sticker to put on movies that get perfect ratings at the end of the episode?

Next episode, we’re watching Call Me By Your Name!

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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This episode features audio from the 2015 Golden Globes Broadcast, featuring a clip from the acceptance speech given by Gina Rodriguez upon winning Best Actress in A Musical or Comedy TV Series.


#11: John Has a Lot of Feelings - Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Nicole, host of Avocado Toast on the Pocket Podcast Network, joins us for what Bethany calls “A Bucky Love Story”. Big questions for this episode include: What does John think defines a superhero? Do Marvel movies even have definable musical themes? How much noise can our dogs make?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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#10: The British Museum of Atlanta - Black Panther

Alex, the bassist and vocalist of The Organ Machines, joins the show to talk about our first consensus smash.  Big questions for this episode include: How many good things can we say about one movie? What is afrofuturism and how does it play in here? Was Killmonger right, or a misogynist?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines (Alex’s Band!): https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

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#9: John Gets Postmodern - Birdman

Chris, the drummer of The Organ Machines, joins the show to talk about the second drummiest movie of 2014.  Big questions for this episode include: Is it really all one shot, and how long does it take you to notice that? Who was the definitive Batman? How far can John crawl up his own ass in the name of his Masters in Communication?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines (Chris’s Band!): https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

AND if you’re in Atlanta, you can see The Organ Machines live at Smith’s Olde Bar on September 17!
Next episode, we’re watching Black Panther

#8: What's a Meet Cute? - The Big Sick

John and Bethany are joined by their friend Gisela to continue through 2017’s greatest hits (but still not John’s pick for best). Big questions for this episode include: Can a movie be good without being overly visually interesting? Is Zoe Kazan shoehorned into Rom-Com roles? What was John’s bad stand-up like?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves
Next episode, we’re watching Birdman, Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance

#7: Le Charcuterie - Baby Driver

John and Bethany are joined by their friend Gabe to watch one of their favorite films of 2017(but not John’s pick for best). Big questions for this episode include: Is everything really on beat? Which iconic Atlanta locations did we all actually eat at? Which gun is which part of the pig?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves
Next episode, we’re watching The Big Sick.

#6: Ham Hands - Avengers: Age of Ultron

John and Bethany are very bored and fatigued of Marvel, but still can find some good stuff even in this mess. Big questions for this episode include: Was Iron Man 3 pointless? Do the twins actually feel like twins? Are your hands not tasty enough?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves
Next episode, we’re watching Baby Driver.

#5: Space Pocahontas - Avatar

John talks a lot about extrapolation while Bethany is tepid at best.

Big questions for this episode include: Why are there only two non-blue people of color? Just how bad is the heavy handed slow motion? Why are the Na’Vi….like that?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

Next episode, we’re watching Avengers: Age of Ultron!

#4: Heptapod Rating Systems - Arrival

Athena weighs in on the movie with a few barks. Big questions for this episode include: Is time predetermined? Can language be untethered from speech? Why the hell wasn’t anyone nominated for any acting Oscars?

Featuring music by The Organ Machines: https://theorganmachines.bandcamp.com/track/oil-waves

Next episode, we’re watching Avatar!