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

May 20, 2018

In today’s episode, we have a rather lengthy conversation about the pros and cons of franchise filmmaking, and then finally launch into a rather rambling disagreement about whether or not “Bloody Mama” (1970) has any merit as a film. We discuss the lack of morals displayed by the characters, the Oedipal themes of...


May 13, 2018

After discussing the 1979 “Going in Style” last week, today we look at Zach Braff’s 2017 remake. We look at the way the old actors are treated with dignity by the film (while still getting to do some very silly comedy), the differences between the two films, and what works about the modern take on a nearly 40 year...


May 6, 2018

Once more departing from the strict gangster genre this week, we look at another heist/caper film, “Going in Style” (1979). Alex and Jordan delve into why the film works, what perhaps falls flat within the crime narrative, and draws parallels between this film and other, more crime dominated films we’ve watched...