We conclude our 100th episode celebration of TOY STORY with the final (for now) film. Once again, we are moved by many of the deeper themes that Pixar so brilliantly weaves into this tale, and we consider whether there has been a better animated villain than Lots-O’ Huggin’ Bear. We also give recall two last memorable episodes and discuss both this series’ place in history and whether or not we want TOY STORY 4.
This week we are absent one dad and joined by two others as Don Shanahan and Jeremy Calcara join Patrick for a lively discussion about the 1983 classic Mr. Mom. In this episode we talk about how our parents and upbringing informed our own parenting styles, what makes this film worth revisiting, and possibly drop a few dad jokes here and there.
What We’ve Been Up To – 0:02:45
(Patrick – Superman: American Alien)
(Don – Menashe and Detroit)
(Jeremy – The Big Sick)
This week we’re excited to be talking about our friendly neighborhood web-slinger and his triumphant return to Marvel storytelling control. Spider-Man: Homecoming is fun, fun, fun. We discuss new tech, getting the high school setting right, and who our favorite Spider-Man of the past 20 years is.
What We’ve Been Up To – 001:15
(Aaron – Board Games/Pandemic Legacy: Season 1)
(Patrick – The 48-Hour Film Project)