Episode #82 - Video Game Special: Hatoful Boyfriend

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It’s our first ever video game special this week, as we discuss the Japanese bird dating simulator Hatoful Boyfriend! We also talk about Tom Waits, Kim Dotcom, Loot Boxes, and do a deep dive into the disgracefulness of the twelve days of Christmas song. This week’s game idea: Trace Adkins Simulator.

SHOWNOTES

Kim Dotcom’s Good Times

Doki Doki Literature Club

Rob’s piece on Loot Boxes

Episode #73 - Harvest Moon

My Horse Prince

Episode #30 - A Christmas Prince

Episode #80 - When We First Met

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Ever wanted to go back in time to try and re-do a romance? No, us neither, but When We First Met has! We discuss this 2018 Netflix film in all its Groundhog Day-is glory, including leading man Adam Devine’s place as a new generation’s Jack Black. Also discussed are Detective Pikachu, John Cage, cats playing rugby, and our idea for a live-action Kirby movie (give us all your money, Nintendo).

SHOWNOTES

John Cage - 4’33”

Detective Pikachu trailer

Morricone calls Tarantino a cretin

Bartolo Colón

Big Boys Don’t Cry charts

Episode #76 - Only Lovers Left Alive

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It’s vampire time once again on Big Boys Don’t Cry, as we discuss Jim Jarmusch’s film Only Lover Left Alive. Will it measure up to the greatest vampire film of all time, Twilight? Listen in to find out! We also discuss royal babies, royal vampires, Peter Jackson, the litigious activities of Tom Waits, and Banksy being back on his bullshit.

SHOWNOTES

The Big Book of British Smiles

Tom Waits sues everyone

Jim Jarmusch zombie film

Tilda Swinton’s Balls

Banksy artwork shredded

Vera said that?

Episode #75 - It Follows

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This episode follows the last one, just like the demon follows you in It Follows! Continuing our month of horror-romance crossovers, we enjoyed watching the critically acclaimed 2014 film It Follows and talking about it on this week’s episode. We also discuss Bake Off, the Bermuda Triangle, sexy horror films, and come up with another excellent film idea: JELLYSTORM, starring Gerard Butler and Jose Mourinho. 

SHOWNOTES

Big Daddy

Episode 24 - Spring

Under the Silver Lake

15 Sexiest Horror Movies

Episode #74 - Warm Bodies

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It’s October, and you know what that means…a month of spoooooky romance! First up is intriguing and highly original zombie romance Warm Bodies, which surprised us both in a good way. We also discuss butt songs, the Conservative Party Conference, and David Hasslehoff’s recent career developments.

SHOWNOTES

Honky Tonk Badonkadonk (workout remix)

Prince - Jack U Off

Todd plays the bongos

John Malkovich’s Wikipedia Page

Calpurnia live on KEXP

David Hasslehoff - Farmfoods Ad

Episode #73 - Harvest Moon

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This episode is our Autumn kick-off episode, so we watched a Hallmark original film that’s set on a sexy pumpkin farm! The film turned out to be so forgettable that we couldn’t recall much of it, so we spent most of the episode talking about root vegetables, Alec Guinness and the majesty of the disco-country classic song ‘Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,’ which truly has to be heard to be believed.

SHOWNOTES

Brass Eye - Cake

Root Vegetables on Wikipedia

The Black Hole (Trailer)

Treehugger - Tiny Houses

Honky Tonk Badonkadonk

Episode #72 - Sierra Burgess is a Loser

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This week’s episode escalated incredibly quickly, as we find Paddy defending catfishing, and Rob having a good old fashioned rant about the Netflix original film Sierra Burgess is a Loser. We also discuss Trump’s mushroom, Gerard Depardieu, and Apple’s stupid new phones, and come up with yet another epic new film idea: Cyrano de Bandcamp.

SHOWNOTES

Sexy Nintendo Costumes

Take a Knee, My Ass

Revenge of the Nerds

Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

Joe the Great

Episode #71 - High Fidelity

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What your top five, all time favourite John Cusack films? One of them has to be High Fidelity! On this episode we discuss how much we were pleasantly surprised by it and how well it has aged, and we also talk Fortnite, James Bond, Austin Powers, Hanif Kureishi and how you should tell everyone Die Hard is your favourite Christmas Film if you want them to think you are cool and manly.

SHOWNOTES

Austin Powers

Quantum of Solace

My Beautiful Laundrette

Final Score vs Opposite Day

Episode #70 - To All The Boys I've Loved Before

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Now that we’ve broken the 69 barrier we can get back to watching good films, and we’re starting as we mean to go on with the so-hot-right-now To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before! We also discuss Steve Bannon, mummified cheese, 18 certificate films and how everything is a political act.

SHOWNOTES

Patrick Marber

The Dripping Pan

The Mummy (with Tom Cruise)

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston holding hands

Mac and Me

Jenny Han interview