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Welcome to our ragtag podcast. One of the unexpected pleasures of the past year of lockdowns and nightmares has been sharing some of our favorite movies with our daughter.  We've always been close and shared lots of movies (both kids movies and some not), but, this time without blockbusters or rep houses choosing for us, we actually turned back to our prodigous DVD collection and started her real education, and she's positively flourished. The conversations we have after each movie have been surprising, smart, and, I think, pretty funny.  Hopefully you agree. 


Dec 21, 2020

For our final episode of 2020 we go big with FIVE Christmas movies (or are they?). Join us to hear Gable's take on The Nightmare Before Christmas, ELF, It's a Wonderful Life, and that ultra-Christmas-y film - Die Hard. Apologies in advance for the many weird background noises courtesy of our two dogs. 

It you haven't...

Dec 14, 2020

In this episode, we take a look at three Depression-era backstage musicals from 1933, produced by Warner Bros. and featuring musical numbers directed by Busby Berkeley. Do Footlight Parade, 42nd Street, and Gold Diggers of 1933 hold any charm for a 10-year-old? Take a listen and find out! 

If you never saw the Jerry...

Dec 7, 2020

In this episode, we explore the wonderful world of director Wes Anderson with The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore, and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

Episode Art by Gable Fialkov

Series Art and Logo by Gabo. Visit him at

Original Series Music by Gibby & the Flying...

Dec 1, 2020

For our second episode we take a look at Citizen Kane, which is often cited as the greatest film ever made. Does our 10-year-old agree? Listen to find out! 

Looking for an incentive to get your kids to watch essential films? This scratch-off poster we mention in the episode has done the trick for us!

Nov 29, 2020

In our inaugural episode, we pay tribute to one of our favorite family holidays by discussing three classic "scary" movies: Jaws, Poltergeist, and Halloween 3 Season of the Witch.

Episode Art by Gable Fialkov.

Series Art and Logo by Gabo visit him at