Our Friends Said They'd Listen

Our Friends Said They'd Listen is one of the two greatest podcasts hosted by David and Ron, who host two great podcasts. We talk about all kinds of movies- especially old and obscure ones. Plus really bad ones that we like for some reason. Nobody wears pants during taping (we thought it was important to include that last part).
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Mar 22, 2017

It's *About Time* David and Ron talked about... time. Please ignore our corny description and listen to the episode anyway. Thanks.

Table of Contents:
1:28 - Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
4:40 - Logan (2017)
6:07 - Cafe Society (2016)
8:30 - About Time (2013)

Mar 10, 2017

We hit the big 3-0 and we don't feel an episode over 18. Join us as we talk about topical, culturally relevant films such as Resident Evil and Serendipity!

Table of Contents:
1:04 - Westworld (Pilot)
1:58 - Resident Evil (2002)
4:56 - The Thin Blue Line (1988)
5:51 - Serendipity (2001)
7:12 - The Goodbye Girl (1977)

Mar 5, 2017

Join us as we talk about La La Land! Wait, no. That's not right at all. This is the last time we trust PwC with writing our episode descriptions.

Table of Contents:
2:08 - Oscar Talk
13:39 - Get Out (2017)
15:38 - The Leftovers (Pilot)
19:17 - The Knick (Season 2)
20:26 - Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
23:30 - The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Feb 25, 2017

We're joined by special guest Tyler Hilt to talk about films and eat the almonds he brought. David saw The Lego Batman Movie, Tyler catches everyone up on the latest releases, and Ron binged Baz Luhrmann films (you know, as one does).

Table of Contents:
4:16 - John Wick 2 (2017)
5:51 - The Cure for Wellness (2017)
6:47 - Last Action Hero (1993)
7:29 - Moulin Rouge (2001)
9:50 - Romeo & Juliet (1996)
11:45 - The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
16:12 - Unbreakable (2000)

Feb 19, 2017

Special guest Ethan Wellin joins the cast to talk about one of his favorite films. (Spoiler: It's Unforgiven, not Fifty Shades Darker - but honestly that could just be because he hasn't seen the latter yet)

Table of Contents:
4:45 - The Big Lebowski (1998)
7:27 - Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
8:32 - The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
14:00 - White Heat (1949)
16:34 - Brubaker (1980)
21:14 - Unforgiven (1992)

Feb 13, 2017

We watched it. In a theater. With other people. And *barely* survived until the end to tell our tale. Much was sacrificed in order to bring you this Instant-Take. (Mostly our dignity)

Feb 12, 2017

David and Ron talk Ran, and - thanks to popular demand - weigh in with their thoughts on the courtroom drama genre.

Table of Contents:
1:51 - Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
7:18 - Road to Perdition (2002)
10:02 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer (the show)
11:14 - Ran (1985)

Feb 4, 2017

David talks about his love for Ernst Lubitsch and Ron nods vigorously for fifty-six minutes.

Table of Contents:
5:43 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer (the show)
9:52 - To Have and Have Not (1944)
18:00 - To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Jan 28, 2017

Our special guest Evan proves that you can write a college paper on just about anything (in this case Harold and Kumar), Ron thinks an M. Night Shyamalan movie is A-Ok, and David actually saw a movie!

Table of Contents
2:00 - Split
6:10 - Moonlight
6:38 - Highlander 3
8:15 - Lion
9:12 - Manchester by the Sea
11:01 - Patriots Day
13:33 - Amy
15:42 - The Awful Truth
21:49 - Harold and Kumar go to White Castle

Jan 21, 2017

David and Ron discuss one of their favorite super hero movies and accidentally face-off on the relative realism of jet pack depictions in modern American cinema. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Table of Contents:
0:49 - The Lady Eve (1941)
8:14 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
12:51 - Kick-Ass (2010)


Jan 13, 2017

Ron and David discuss one of the biggest film trainwrecks of all time in what is hopefully not one of the biggest podcast trainwrecks of all time. Ron saw Passengers and David saw Star Trek: Nemesis (and hey, maybe neither are that bad?)


Table of Contents:
4:15 - Star Trek: Nemesis
6:48 - An American in Paris
17:34 - Last Action Hero
20:45 - Passengers
22:07 - Anomalisa
24:32 - Heaven's Gate

Jan 5, 2017

After David and Ron get some more Star Wars talk out of their system they cover a couple of classic (and not-so-classic) films and then give a lot of love to Deathtrap. Oh, and David sings. A lot. You've been warned.

00:37 - The Force Awakens (2015)
18:45 - News (Debbie Reynolds)
19:17 - Mother (1996)
21:03 - The Inspector General (1949)
23:17 - The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
23:30 - On Golden Pond (1981)
25:16 - Hello Dolly (1969)
31:08 - Deathtrap (1982)

Dec 31, 2016

As 2016 breathes its final gasps David, Ron, and a special guest talk Star Wars Episode VII and Rogue One. Some holiday movies are mentioned and - oh yeah - we figured we'd try for three weeks of La La Land talk in a row.

Dec 23, 2016

Join us for our holiday spectacular! There's even singing! (We're sorry). Ron and David talk Holiday Inn and White Christmas, Ron saw La La Land, and David weighs in on Heavy Weights (See what I did there? David - you're writing these from now on).

Dec 16, 2016

David and special guest Reid profess their love for Die Hard, and Ron talks virtual reality (and also professes a little love for Die Hard, just slightly less so).

Dec 16, 2016

We saw Rogue One and then sat in a parking lot and recorded our thoughts. Join us for our very first Instant-Take episode!

Dec 10, 2016

Ron and David realize When Harry Met Sally might not be as "Christmas adjacent" as they thought, Ron joins the "I Saw Moana" party, and David re-watched Just Friends.

Dec 3, 2016

David and Ron gush over their first "Christmas adjacent" film: Billy Wilder's "The Apartment." And it's that time of year again - when there are more good movies in theater than anyone can possibly see (but Ron and David do their best to cover some of the hits).

Nov 24, 2016

David, Ron, and special guest Evan Brown discuss the first foreign film covered on the podcast: the family friendly* Japanese film Lala Pipo. Evan talks about the movies he saw this week ('cause Ron and David slacked off).

*Not actually family friendly

Nov 17, 2016

David and Ron discuss a movie that's even more quotable than this podcast (Sweet Smell of Success), Ron saw a couple of new releases, and David weighs in on an absolute classic (Mr. Mom)

Nov 12, 2016

Ron and David defend one of Pixar's most maligned films, Ron saw one of the best picture category's frontrunners (Moonlight), and ... Basically all you need to know is this turned into our Pixar Mega Episode. We probably should have lead with that, huh?

Nov 4, 2016

Ron and David talk about Mean Girls and relive their glory days (last Tuesday through Thursday), and Ron doesn't have particularly strong feelings for The Girl on the Train (the movie, that is).

Keep an eye out for our spin-off podcast: Our Friends: The Anthology!  Airing Sunday evenings, we watch and discuss an episode from an anthology show each week. First up? Amazing Stories, Season 1: Episode 1 - Ghost Train.

Oct 28, 2016

Ron and David talk in depth about Stephen King's IT, go over two Tales from the Crypt episodes, and make a very special announcement! (It's a girl!!)

Our Tales from the Crypt discussion goes from 13:29 - 32:36 (Whoops!). Please feel free to skip it if you haven't seen the two episodes (Abra Cadaver and Maniac at Large).  Or if you don't want The Usual Suspects spoiled (at around 29:55).

Oct 20, 2016

The Halloween celebration continues with Ron and David throwing their VHS collections in the trash after watching The Ring (2002). David talks Central Intelligence, and the guys disagree on Mr. Robot.  The Tales from the Crypt episode Death of Some Salesman is also discussed in the show's very first double digit episode!

Oct 13, 2016

Ron and David revisit their childhood Halloween guilty pleasures and discover that some things are better left buried.  Hocus Pocus fails to cast a spell on them, and Casper lacks substance.

NOTE: Discussion of the Tales from the Crypt episode goes from around 13:00 - 21:40. If you haven't seen the episode - feel free to skip the conversation as it gets pretty convoluted if you haven't seen the episode Two for the Show.

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