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.

Episodes

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.

Classic - Top 5 Character Actors (guest: Michael Biehn)  

Anderson is just finishing up week 2 of Groupers production, so we've dug a recently-referenced classic out of the vault.  Michael Biehn sits down with Anderson and Bryan to discuss the TOP 5 CHARACTER ACTORS in what truly is a classic episode of The Film Vault.

Listener Questions VII  

Groupers began production this week, but Anderson and Bryan still found time to answer the questions you asked us online.

Top 5 Movies We Can't Wait To Show Our Kids  

Anderson and Bryan eagerly plan their children's curriculum with the TOP 5 MOVIES WE CAN'T WAIT TO SHOW OUR KIDS.  They talk about the movies they have hand-selected to start the next generation of movie lovers.

Flickfessions: Kong: Skull Island, Shadow Of Truth

Top 5 Bill Paxton Performances  

To pay tribute to the late, great Bill Paxton, Anderson and Bryan are sharing their TOP 5 BILL PAXTON PERFORMANCES.  They discuss why he was one of a kind as well as what made his roles so memorable.

Flickfessions: Get Out, I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story, Follow That Bird, Hunt For The Wilderpeople

The 2017 Vaulties  

Anderson and Bryan middle down 2016's best films for THE 2017 VAULTIES.  They also discuss the Oscars broadcast, including the fiasco at the end.

Flickfessions: The LEGO Batman Movie, I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore, O.J.: Made In America, Get Out

Top 5 Oscar Locks 2017  

Call your bookie after listening to Anderson and Bryan's TOP 5 OSCAR LOCKS 2017.  As they do ever year, they'll each discuss five sure-things to happen at this year's Academy Awards. Flickfessions: 13th, Split, Manchester By The Sea, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, and Fences

Top 5 Divas  

Covering both men and women, the Anderson and Bryan list off the TOP 5 DIVAS.  They discuss their favorites of some of the most self-absorbed, difficult characters.

Flickfessions: A Serbian Film, John Wick: Chapter 2, I Am Not Your Negro, The Lego Batman Movie, Life, Animated

Top 5 Phone Calls  

Anderson and Bryan dial up the TOP 5 PHONE CALLS.  They discuss their favorite interactions over the telephone.  Flickfessions: Hidden Figures, Toni Erdmann, Kubo And The Two Strings, Valley Uprising, Nocturnal Animals

Top 5 Rich Characters  

Anderson and Bryan go to the bank with the TOP 5 RICH CHARACTERS.  Ranging from good to bad people, their lists include the best of the wealthy in film.  Filckfessions: 20th Century Women, Florence Foster Jenkins, Hacksaw Ridge, and Beware The Slenderman

Top 5 Explosions  

The fuse is lit as Anderson and Bryan discuss the TOP 5 EXPLOSIONS.  They discuss some of the best scenes involving the best explosions in film.  Flickfessions: Ip Man, Jackie, Moana, Passengers, and The Founder

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.

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