The Film Vault

The Film Vault

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Discover movies you may have missed and be warned about others you should. Hosts Anderson Cowan (Loveline) and Bryan Bishop (The Adam Carolla Podcast) hash out their contrasting film tastes in the form of weekly Top 5 lists and recent screening reviews of both new and old titles. With numerous recommendations each episode, The Film Vault is entertainment about entertainment and as a result is a show that keeps on giving.


Sundance Preview 2017  

Anderson and Bryan have sifted through dozens of Sundance Film Festival selections, and present the films from this year's festival that they're most excited for.  Flickfessions: Cinderella Man, Hidden Figures, and Lion

Top 5 Pool Scenes  

While we're deep in to winter, Anderson and Bryan long for summer with the TOP 5 POOL SCENES.  They chat about their favorite moments set in or around a swimming pool. Flickfessions: Kung Fu Hustle, Fences, Sing Street, and La La Land.

Top 5 Movies Our Wives Love (guests: Christie Bishop & Gillian Cowan)  

A long time in the making, Anderson and Bryan are finally joined by their wives, Christie and Gillian, for the TOP 5 MOVIES OUR WIVES LOVE.  The ladies present their favorite films to the disappointment and questioning of their significant others.

TFV Family Christmas 2016  

The year can not come to an end without the TFV FAMILY CHRISTMAS.  Keeping with tradition, Anderson and Bryan are joined by Producer Logan, The After Disaster's Mike Carano and Tyler White, and Red Light/Green Light's Diana Van De Kamp for the annual white elephant gift exchange.

Top 5 Boat Movies  

Inspired by a recent trip of Bryan's, he and Anderson set sail on the TOP 5 BOAT MOVIES.  They each discuss their favorite films that take place primarily at sea.  Flickfessions: The Edge of Seventeen, Money Monster, Moana, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Anderson Is Alive (Classic - The 2011 Vaulties)  

Although alive and well, a family situation kept Anderson away from this week's recording.  Instead, Bryan and Logan dug a classic episode out of the vault: THE 2011 VAULTIES.  As an added bonus, the great Larry Miller drops in on this episode from five years ago.

Top 5 Home Invasions  

Anderson and Bryan lock down the TOP 5 HOME INVASIONS.  They discuss their favorite movies about, or featuring scenes of intrusions.  Flickfessions: The 24 Hour War, Elle, Gimme 6, and Elstree 1976.

Top 5 Office Party Scenes  

Anderson and Bryan celebrate the TOP 5 OFFICE PARTY SCENES.  They each discuss their favorite picks for celebrations set in an office environment.

Top 5 Gifts For Film Lovers 2016 (guest: Rich DeMuro)  

Keeping with the annual tradition, tech expert Rich DeMuro joins Anderson and Bryan in making their lists of the TOP 5 GIFTS FOR FILM LOVERS.  They each give five suggestions of great gifts to get that special cinephile in your life.  Flickfessions: Can We Take A Joke?, Loving, and Captain Fantastic

Top 5 Rotten Films  

Although must critics would disagree, Anderson and Bryan share their love of the TOP 5 ROTTEN FILMS.  They list off their favorite movies that have a score lower than 60% on RottenTomatoes.  Flickfessions: Moonlight, The Butcher Boy, and Arrival.

Top 5 OCD Characters  

Anderson and Bryan obsess over the TOP 5 OCD CHARACTERS.  After they flickfess Amanda Knox, Before Midnight, Doctor Strange, and Hacksaw Ridge, they start listing their favorite characters with obsessive habits.

Top 5 Political Documentaries  

The polls are in and Bryan and Anderson have the results of the TOP 5 POLITICAL DOCUMENTARIES.  They each discuss their nominees for their favorite doc surrounding a political subject or scandal, after flickfessing Oasis: Supersonic and City of Gold.

Top 5 Way Over-The-Top Performances That Proved To Be Amazing  

After Anderson reviews his parenting over the past nine days, he and Bryan flickfess, and then move on to the TOP 5 WAY OVER-THE-TOP PERFORMANCES THAT PROVED TO BE AMAZING.  Flickfessions: The Birth of a Nation, Man vs Snake, and Black Mirror.

(Baby Cowan) Classic - Top 5 Movies You're Ashamed You Haven't Seen  

Starting off the show with an update on the birth of Anderson's child, he and Bryan then present the classic episode, TOP 5 MOVIES YOU'RE ASHAMED YOU HAVEN'T SEEN.  While you wait for the guys to return with a brand new Top 5 list next week, take a trip back in time, to the year 2010.

Top 5 Incompetent Dads  

This week's TOP 5 INCOMPETENT DADS comes courtesy of one current father, and another father-to-be.  After flickfessing Very Bad Things, The Girl On The Train, Eddie The Eagle, and Man vs Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler, Anderson and Bryan discuss their favorite bad dads in film.

Top 5 Animated Villains  

Anderson and Bryan draw up the TOP 5 ANIMATED VILLAINS.  After flickfessing Midnight Special, Duck, You Sucker, Black Dynamite, and The Witness, they discuss their favorite, cartoon bad guys and gals.

Top 5 Movies That Feel Like Homework  

School is in session and Anderson and Bryan are assigning the TOP 5 MOVIES THAT FEEL LIKE HOMEWORK.  They discuss the films that they have always wanted to see, but avoided for one reason or another.  Flickfessions include The Beginning Of Life, Suicide Squad, Hardcore Henry, and The Magnificent Seven.

Baby Bishop  

Recorded and saved for the event of child birth, Anderson and Bryan answer questions from the listeners.  Before that, Diana Van De Kamp sits in for a round of Red Light/Green Light.

Fall Preview 2016  

As the potential Oscar nominees start trickling in to theaters, Anderson and Bryan look ahead at the FALL PREVIEW 2016.  They discuss their most anticipated films that will be released in the coming months, after flickfessing Bad Moms, Batkid Begins, King Jack, Sully, and Who Took Johnny.

Top 5 Male Actors Cursed By Good Looks  

Anderson and Bryan objectify the TOP 5 MALE ACTORS CURSED BY GOOD LOOKS.  After flickfessing Hands of Stone, The Light Between Oceans, SOMM: Into The Bottle, and Holy Hell, they make their cases for why each actor on the list does get the respect they deserve because of their handsome faces.

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