2 Guys 5 Movies

by Chris Gaspare & Frank Pellicone
The podcast features two ordinary but knowledgeable film fans who examine film, past and present, through top five lists and retrospectives.

172: The Fresh Five – July to December 2022

This week, the 2 Guys 5 Movies podcast has another Fresh Five episode where Frank gives his top five films we watched in the past six months irregardless of genre or year of release. His list includes the horror movies, DASHCAM, Butchers, and Satan’s Slaves: Communion, the Aubrey Plaza crime film, Emily the Criminal, and the Florence Pugh mystery The Wonder. Finally, if you have your own ideas for the podcast, you can also email us with list suggestions at …

The Spin Chagrin 055: The Bees (1978)

The Spin Chagrin, a concept that finds Frank having to watch a movie he's never seen before based on the random spin of a wheel filled with off-the-wall genres, continues into a new year. In this episode, Frank's category was "Bees?!?" and to fulfill the category, Frank watches and reviews, well, The Bees, a 1978 horror film starring John Saxon and David Carradine.

171: Top Five Horror Movies of 2000

This week, 2 Guys 5 Movies starts covering the horror movies of each year of the 2000s. They, of course, start with the year 2000, and Frank’s list includes Mary Harron’s American Psycho, the coming-of-age werewolf film Ginger Snaps, E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire, and the Japanese cult classics, Uzumaki and Versus. Finally, if you have your own ideas for the podcast, you can also email us with list suggestions at 2guys5movies@gmail.com, and thank you all for listening …

The Spin Chagrin 054: The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019)

The Spin Chagrin, a concept that finds Frank having to watch a movie he's never seen before based on the random spin of a wheel filled with off-the-wall genres, continues into a new year. In this episode, Frank's category was "Takin' Out the Trash," and he reviews two different movies - the South Korean thriller, The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil, and 1990's sci-fi thriller, Class of 1999. There's also 2023 (and 2006) Best Picture discussion.

The Spin Chagrin 053: Stealth (2005)

The Spin Chagrin, a concept that finds Frank having to watch a movie he's never seen before based on the random spin of a wheel filled with off-the-wall genres, continues into a new year. In this episode, Frank's category was "Hawkin' Stealth," and he went straight for the jugular by watching the 2005 sci-fi action movie aptly titled Stealth, starring Jamie Foxx, Jessica Biel, and Josh Lucas.

The Quick Cage 093/The Continuous Cage 002: The Old Way (2023)

2 Guys 5 Movies presents the first episode of the Quick Cage in 2023, a series where Frank watches Nic Cage movies so you don't have to. This week's episode focuses on the recently released western, The Old Way, where Cage plays an aging gunslinger.

The Spin Chagrin 052: Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)

The Spin Chagrin, a concept that finds Frank having to watch a movie he's never seen before based on the random spin of a wheel filled with off-the-wall genres, continues into a new year. In this episode, Frank's category was "Ninjas Attack: Shuck and Jive" and to fulfill the category, Frank watches and reviews the Chris Farley 1997 comedy Beverly Hills Ninja.

170: The Return Slot - Iced (1988) Watchalong and Analysis

2 Guys 5 Movies starts off the year with something a little different – a watchalong and deep dive on a little-known ‘80s slasher movie, Iced, directed by Jeff Kwitny and written by the late Joseph Alan Johnson. We are rejoined by longtime friend of the podcast, Orion Wellmaker, who has dedicated extensive time to the film through years. If you would like to watch along with us, the link to the YouTube version is below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHBKhH0VRNo&t;=302s Finally, if you …

The Spin Chagrin 051 - Future Kick (1991)

The Spin Chagrin, a concept that finds Frank having to watch a movie he's never seen before based on the random spin of a wheel filled with off-the-wall genres, continues into a new year. In this episode, Frank's category was "Technology is the Villain" and to fulfill the category, Frank watches and reviews the Don “The Dragon” Wilson sci-fi martial arts film, Future Kick.

169: Top Five Films of 2002

The 2 Guys continue this week with Frank’s top five movies from fifty, forty, thirty, and twenty years ago. For 2002, the list includes Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York, Spike Jonze’s Adaptation, Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, P.T. Anderson’s Punch Drunk Love, and the Graham Greene adaptation, The Quiet American. Finally, if you have your own ideas for the podcast, you can also email us with list suggestions at 2guys5movies@gmail.com, and thank you all for listening and your support.