March 29, 2023

Paul and Amy get stuck in Martin McDonagh’s 2008 hitman parable In Bruges!

March 22, 2023

Amy & Paul arm up for 2014’s revitalizing Keanu Reeves action film John Wick!

March 16, 2023

In this bonus Unspooled, Paul & Amy weigh in on the latest franchise entries following our recent episodes, including discussions of how Jonathan Majors fits into the Creed universe, whether Steven Soderbergh got the tone of the third Magic Mike right, and how Hayden Panettiere fares in her return to Scream.

March 15, 2023

Amy & Paul go toe to toe with 2015’s hit pugilist lega-sequel Creed!

March 8, 2023

Paul & Amy look back on their favorite films of 2022 and get ready for the Academy Awards this weekend!

March 8, 2023

In honor of Scream VI’s release in theaters this weekend, we’re re-releasing last year’s discussion of the original Scream – tomorrow we’ll be back with a brand new episode!

March 1, 2023

Paul & Amy enjoy a Winky Dinky Dog and watch 1987’s audacious sketch satire Hollywood Shuffle!

February 22, 2023

Will Menaker and Matt Christman of Chapo Trap House join Paul & Amy on this week’s crossover Unspooled!

February 15, 2023

Paul & Amy slip a five dollar bill to 2012’s male stripper megahit Magic Mike!

February 13, 2023

Smriti Mundhra (Indian Matchmaking, The Romantics) talks to Paul and Amy about her three favorite Hindi-language romantic films, how romance became a blockbuster genre in India, and how she feels about the term ‘Bollywood.’

February 8, 2023

Amy & Paul open up 2004’s decades-spanning romance The Notebook!

February 1, 2023

Paul & Amy swerve into 2004’s Oscar-winning race-in-LA melodrama Crash!

January 30, 2023

Paul & Amy hunker down to cover 1986’s Vietnam War drama Platoon! They look at director Oliver Stone’s relationship with Martin Scorsese, discover how he film captures the chaos of war, and remember the ill-advised Platoon video game Plus: Amy sits down with the military advisor on Platoon, Dale Dye, to learn how he helped the cast get in the soldier mindset.

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January 26, 2023

Amy and Paul react to the 2023 Oscar nominations in a bonus Unspooled. We’ll be back on Thursday with Crash!

January 25, 2023

Paul & Amy force-project into Rian Johnson’s galaxy-brained Star Wars entry The Last Jedi!