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.


Classic - Top 5 Drug Addicted Characters  

While Bryan is on vacation, he and Anderson dug one of the oldest classic episode aired to date out of the vault.  From back when The Film Vault was a radio show, it's TOP 5 DRUG ADDICTED CHARACTERS.

Top 5 Writer-Director Dream Pairings // Detroit, Wind River  

Anderson and Bryan ponder their TOP 5 WRITER-DIRECTOR DREAM PAIRINGS.  They play cupid for their perfect couples of filmmakers.

Top 5 Movies That Influenced Your Relationships // Atomic Blonde  

Promising controversy, Bryan and Anderson discuss the TOP 5 MOVIES THAT INFLUENCED YOUR RELATIONSHIP.  They explain how each of their picks changed their way of thinking at a particular time in their lives.

Flickfessions: Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story, Atomic Blonde, Breaking The Maya Code, Terror At The Mall

Top 5 Movies Ruined By High Expectations // Dunkirk, Valerian  

Prepare to be disappointed, just as Anderson and Bryan were, by the TOP 5 MOVIES RUINED BY HIGH EXPECTATIONS.

Flickfessions: Dunkirk, Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Top 5 (Non-Superhero) Comic Book Movies // War Of The Planet Of The Apes  

Anderson and Bryan go through the TOP 5 (NON-SUPERHERO) COMIC BOOK MOVIES.  No caped crusaders, or men of steel, but great films inspired by even better panels.

Flickfessions: War Of The Planet Of The Apes, Post Tenebras Lux, Uzumasa Limelight

Top 5 Decapitations  

Anderson and Bryan lose their heads over the TOP 5 DECAPITATIONS.  From beheadings to gunshot wounds, their lists vary greatly, but with a surprising lack of horror films.

Flickfessions: The Big Sick, Spiderman: Homecoming, Cop Car

Top 5 Worst Vacations  

Anderson and Bryan talk about the TOP 5 WORST VACATIONS.  Their lists include some horrible getaways that are both hilarious and horrific.

Flickfessions: Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru, Baby Driver, American Anarchist

Top 5 Actors We Wish Would Retire  

With the unfortunate news that Daniel Day Lewis will be retiring from acting, Anderson and Bryan mull over the TOP 5 ACTORS THEY WISH WOULD RETIRE.  They discuss who no longer has that ability to stand out on the silver screen.

Flickfessions: All Eyez On Me, Transformers: The Last Knight, Nobody Speak: Trials Of The Free Press, Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru

Top 5 Franchise Killers  

Anderson and Bryan go through the TOP 5 FRANCHISE KILLERS.  The films discussed were received so terribly that any future plans to continue the story were cancelled.

Flickfessions: They Call Us Monsters, Benjamin Smoke, All Eyez On Me, It Comes At Night, Krisha

Top 5 Surgeries  

After a usual round of Flickfessions, Anderson and Bryan scrub up for the TOP 5 SURGERIES.  Their picks for their favorite scenes range from those set in a medical environment, to some more improvised atmospheres.

Flickfessions: Wonder Woman, War Machine, Sandy Wexler, Pumping Iron

Top 5 Great Movies With Horrible Titles  

Anderson and Bryan dive deep in to the often overlooked TOP 5 GREAT MOVIES WITH HORRIBLE TITLES.  They discuss why they like each of their picks, and explain how their titles don't do them justice.

Flickfessions: I Saw The Devil, Hitman Hart: Wrestling With Shadows, Wonder Woman

Top 5 Actors Playing Multiple Roles  

With personalities as split as the hosts, Anderson and Bryan run through the TOP 5 ACTORS PLAYING MULTIPLE ROLES.  They each discuss their favorite multi-performances within a single film.

Flickfessions: I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Mommy Dead And Dearest, The Wall, The Wizard Of Lies

Top 5 Stabbings  

Anderson and Bryan take a shot at the TOP 5 STABBINGS.  They discuss the scenes involving the violent act that stood out most to them.

Flickfessions: The Last Laugh, Alien: Covenant, Love

Producer Diana  

Filling in for Logan while he's on vacation, Diana Van De Kamp is running the board and the games for this week's episode.  After a brief flickfession, Diana kicks off a round of Red Light/Green Light, including a theme song that she wrote for it, followed by a round of the IMDB Parent Guide Game.

Top 5 Transactions  

Anderson and Bryan pay up on the TOP 5 TRANSACTIONS.  They discuss their favorite scenes where money, or goods, exchange hands.

Flickfessions: De Palma, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Romeo Is Bleeding

Summer Preview 2017  

It's Bryan's time to shine as he and Anderson talk about the SUMMER PREVIEW 2017.  Their lists are packed with both big budget blockbusters and smaller indie films.

Flickfessions: Married To The Mob, Joe Crocker: Mad Dog With Soul, Casting JonBenet

Top 5 Modern Directors We'd Hire For Propaganda Films  

Inspired by last week's flickfession of Five Came Back, a listener suggested Anderson and Bryan choose the TOP 5 MODERN DIRECTORS WE'D HIRE FOR PROPAGANDA FILMS.  They agreed, and the guys discussed who they thought had the vision and ability to influence public opinion best during a time of war.

Flickfessions: Just Melvin: Just Evil, Their Finest, Let There Be Light, I Am A Ghost

Top 5 Torture Scenes  

Anderson and Bryan are oddly excited to talk about the TOP 5 TORTURE SCENES.  They discuss why each of their choices is effective after flickfessing the films they've seen in the past week.

Flickfessions: Five Came Back, Frequencies, Eagles of Death Metal: Not Amis (Our Friends)

Top 5 Popcorn Flicks  

Fresh off of his side hustle as a filmmaker, Anderson rejoins Bryan in preparation for summer with the TOP 5 POPCORN FLICKS.  After Anderson tells about his experience filming his first feature-length film, they get to work discussing their favorite, big-budget, summer blockbusters of all time.

Flickfessions: Mr. Plinkett's Star Wars: Episode I Review, Dig Two Graves, T2 Trainspotting

"Groupers" Set Visit  

During the film's last week of production, Bryan visits the set of "Groupers" armed with a recorder to see how Anderson is holding up.  He spends some time talking to Anderson about how the film is coming along as well as what types of challenges he has faced over the past couple of weeks.  Bryan also talks with two listeners that volunteered their time to help out on set.

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