Double Edged Double Bill
213: Ethan Hawke Leads An Assault on First Reformed

213: Ethan Hawke Leads An Assault on First Reformed

June 21, 2022

Ethan Hawke has done everything from character-based dramas to junky genre fodder. So, Adam, Thomas and returning guest Shakyl Lambert are giving him the Double Edged Double Bill treatment! First, Ethan Hawke must form an unlikely alliance with Laurence Fishburne to survive the remake of Assault on Precinct 13! Then, Ethan Hawke has a crisis of faith on multiple levels in First Reformed! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. What is the best Ethan Hawke performance? Why doesn't everyone pay John Carpenter for remaking his movies? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on summer camp comedies? Well, stop writing in your journal and listen in to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! We’re a proud member of the Talk Film Society Podcast Network!

 

212: Pixar Must Be Brave 4 Toy Story

212: Pixar Must Be Brave 4 Toy Story

June 14, 2022

Pixar is returning to the Toy Story universe with Lightyear, so it's only fair that Double Edged Double Bill devotes another episode to the Disney animation giant! First, a fascinating mother/daughter story of royalty has to bear some responsibilities with Brave! Then, our beloved playthings Woody & Buzz must protect the life of a sentient spork in Toy Story 4! Together, our heroes answer the crucial questions. What is the best Toy Story film? Can Gerard Butler pull off a rebellious princess voice? Which two films will they cover for next week's Ethan Hawke episode? Well, grab your arrow and crash your way Duke Caboom-style into this episode to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! We’re a proud member of the Talk Film Society Podcast Network!

 

211: Let’s Ride the Carnival of Souls at Action Point

211: Let’s Ride the Carnival of Souls at Action Point

June 7, 2022

Hurry Hurry Hurry! Step right up and take a ride on the Double Edged Double Bill! Even though the Jurassic Park franchise has long since jumped off of the amusement park theme by Jurassic World: Dominion, Adam and Thomas are looking at amusement park themed films this week! First, Johnny Knoxville & Chris Pontius try and fail to adapt their Jackass stunt energy to a narrative with Action Point! Then, Herk Harvey takes a break for educational films to create the unique horror experience that is Carnival of Souls! Together, our duo answers the vital questions. Does the charm of the Jackass crew translate to acting? What does Carnival of Souls say about the 1960s? Which two films will they pick for next week's episode on Pixar? Well, ride the broken down rides filled with ghouls at your own risk and tune in to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! We’re a proud member of the Talk Film Society Podcast Network!

 

210: 13th Warrior Bombs Gods of Egypt

210: 13th Warrior Bombs Gods of Egypt

May 31, 2022

Films that are box office bombs often become infamous. Yet, is that infamy deserved? It's a question that weighs heavy over both of the films for this week's episode! First, Antonio Banderas is very miscast as the titular The 13th Warrior! Then, the entire miscast ensemble of Gods of Egypt must deal with bizarre effects work and terrible blockbuster dialogue! Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. How disastrous can Hollywood whitewashing get? What directorial career is the most 50/50 in terms of massive success to massive failure ratio? Which two films will the choose for next week's episode about amusement park films? Well, transform into your flying eagle person form and avoid the army of bear vikings so you can listen to find out!

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally

209: Tom Cruise Puts Up Collateral for Mission Impossible II

209: Tom Cruise Puts Up Collateral for Mission Impossible II

May 24, 2022

Tom Cruise has been running across big screens for over forty years. Now that he's returning to the character that made him a star with Top Gun Maverick, it's finally time to devote an episode of Double Edged Double Bill to him! Adam, Thomas and special guest Matt Curione of the Monsters Never Die podcast are here to talk about Tom Cruise and his star power via two specific films. First, Tom Cruise becomes a deadly silver fox taking Jamie Foxx for a deadly joy ride in Collateral! Then, Tom Cruise puts on his Oakleys and jumps through fire for his second turn as Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible II! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. What is the best Tom Cruise look? How has the Mission: Impossible franchise evolved since the days of Limp Bizkit? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on the biggest box office bombs? Well, hop on your motorcycle and make sure those homies didn't steal your briefcase so you can listen to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally

 

208: A24 Presents The Farewell Comes At Night

208: A24 Presents The Farewell Comes At Night

May 17, 2022

A24 releases some of the best arthouse films today. Naturally, they're more than worthy of being the focus for another Double Edged Double Bill episode! First, an extremely obvious metaphor lurks in the shadows in It Comes At Night! Then, a family tries to hide the secret of their beloved matriarch's health from her in The Farewell! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. Can a character's singular trait be dream sequences? How can Awkwafina avoid over exposure? Is that Taylor Kitsch or Garrett Hedlund? Which two films will they choose for next week's Tom Cruise episode? Well, take that burlap sack off your head and finish your crab so you can listen to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally

 

207: Robocop & Hancock: A Cinematic Superhero Team Up

207: Robocop & Hancock: A Cinematic Superhero Team Up

May 10, 2022

Double Edged Double Bill is celebrating it's fourth anniversary and dead or alive you're listening to us! Adam and Thomas take this opportunity to devote an episode to films about superhero that were originally created for film! First, Will Smith plays a drunken reprobate with a Superman power set in the messy Hancock! Then, Paul Verhoeven crafts a film that helped defined the good & bad of the 80s with Robocop! Together, our heroes answer the big questions. Is Hancock the last true blockbuster for Will Smith? How can a film like Robocop balance satiric wit and sleazy shenanigans? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode about A24? Well, turn on the radio in your new car that gets shitty gas mileage and listen to find out!

 

Read Thomas' article "Sam Raimi and the Blockbusters of Madness" over at Film Cred! Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally

 

206: Sam Raimi Presents A Simple Spider-Man Plan 3

206: Sam Raimi Presents A Simple Spider-Man Plan 3

May 3, 2022

For the first time in over a decade, Sam Raimi is back behind the director's chair! Before we see him dive into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness though, it's time we returned to the director's earlier works for an episode of Double Edged Double Bill! First, Sam Raimi gives us his stab at a suspense drama with the low key underrated gem A Simple Plan! Then, Sam Raimi closes out his superhero trilogy with the messy Spider-Man 3! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. Does Spider-Man 3 get too much hate? How well does Billy Bob Thornton pull off sad sentient scarecrow energy? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on superheroes created for cinema? Well, swing a web on over and hide your found fortune so you can listen in to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally

 

205: Popstar Never Stop Killing Gunther

205: Popstar Never Stop Killing Gunther

April 26, 2022

Mockumentary is a diverse subgenre, but tends to be known as a vehicle for comedy. It can go so right or so wrong, making it perfect Double Edged Double Bill material! First, Taran Killam focuses his directorial debut on an Arnold Schwarzenegger cameo to little fanfare with Killing Gunther! Then, Andy Samberg and his Lonely Island crew create the ultimate modern pop musician satire with Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. How elaborate is every edit for this podcast? Are theatrical studio comedies dead? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on Sam Raimi? Well, donkey roll on over to our Austrian garden so you can listen to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally

 

204: Bruce Willis Pets 12 Monkeys and A Hudson Hawk

204: Bruce Willis Pets 12 Monkeys and A Hudson Hawk

April 19, 2022

Bruce Willis is one of our great movie stars. Given his recently announced retirement, Adam and Thomas felt it was finally time for Willis' long overdue Double Edged Double Bill treatment! First, Bruce Willis travels to the past in order to piece together his dystopian future in 12 Monkeys! Then, Bruce Willis is a cartoonish gentleman thief in the infamous Hudson Hawk! Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. Who is our ideal sponsor? Are movie star passion projects ever that successful? Which two films will they choose for next week's mockumentary episode? Well, hop in your time machine and swing on a star so you can listen to find out!

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally

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