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Alex and Jordan present 'The Podfather', an exploration into the vast world of crime films.

Feb 23, 2020

It’s back-to-back Safdie as we talk about the Brothers’ 2017 film “Good Time”. We discuss their unique approach to filmmaking, Robert Pattinson’s admirable career trajectory and how important colour and editing are to storytelling.

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Feb 9, 2020

Adam Sandler, star of such hits as “Pixels”, “Grown Ups 2 and “Jack and Jill” shines in his new release, “Uncut Gems”. Alex and Jordan discuss Sandler’s powerful performance, the incredible direction from the Safdie Brothers and why it’s so important to see movies that defy expectations. We also take a...


Feb 4, 2020

Another episode recorded out of time, on today’s Podfather we look at two very similar but also very different versions of the same film - “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” (1988) and “The Hustle” (2019) - both retellings of 1964’s “Bedtime Story”.

We again look at the merits and pitfalls of remakes, and see if...


Jan 19, 2020

Here’s one we prepared earlier! Doing things a little differently, on today’s episode we have a 2018 crime film triple bill. We look at not one, not two, but three films that Alex and Jordan saw together at the Elsternwick Classic during our hiatus and are revisiting now to reveal to you our Podfather Scores....


Jan 5, 2020

Guy Ritchie wades back into gangster waters with his new film “The Gentlemen”, but does it live up to his former geezer crime flicks? In today’s episode we dissect the first gangster film of 2020 and decide whether or not it deserves a place on the coveted list of Gangster Movies To See Before You Die or if...