We’re only a few weeks away from a new year! With that, we’ve decided to do our annual Top Pop Culture of the Year roundtable! Listen as we gush about all the movies, tv, books, and podcasts we watched, binged, read, and listened to in 2018.
This week your three favorite millennials are discussing some of their favorite underrated films and TV of 2018!
Plus, Anya has really been enjoying earning her Masters degree and also Ralph Fiennes as Antony in Antony & Cleopatra, HT really liked sitting through all 8 hours of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, and Willoughby really liked reading Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, and can’t wait for the BBC adaptation next year!
Your three favorite millennials review Creed II, the second in the Creed francise but the eighth movie in the Rocky franchise. Does Steven Caple Jr.’s outing pack a punch? Listen to find out!
2018 is turning out to be the year of the witch, with the unholy trinity of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Charmed, and Suspiria arriving all at once. Anya and HT are joined by special guests Rebecca Fuger and Dana Bramble to talk what this trend means for representation and feminism at the movies and on TV.
Plus: Anya bows at the throne of Mary Queen of Scots, HT loves Mandy, Rebecca is really liking having a new job in New York, and Dana is thankful for the Jersey Shore Thanksgiving Special.
Your three favorite millennials talk about the western genre and how it has changed throughout the years.
Your three favorite millennials review A Star is Born, the apparent Oscar front-runner that gives a modern update on a classic story.
Plus: HT is packing for New York City and listening to Ariana Grande and Carly Rae Jepsen while she does, Willoughby is watching Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act, Anya went to a Troye Sivan concert and decided that she loves Suspiria, and HT and Willoughby met Ryan and Shane from Buzzfeed Unsolved. And finally, go vote!
Your three favorite millennials launch into SPACE with an episode dedicated to space race movies, in honor of the release of First Man.
Your three favorite millennials review the season 11 premiere of Doctor Who, The Woman Who Fell to Earth! We time travel back into the Doctor Who fandom with the debut of the show’s first female Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, and a new chapter for the beloved sci-fi show.
With high-fantasy series like The Chronicles of Narnia and His Dark Materials on their way to our screens, what do your three favorite millennials think of the current trend of fantasy adaptations?
This week, only two of your three favorite millennials are here to review Paul Feig’s latest film, A Simple Favor. Did the tonal inconsistencies help or hinder the film for Willoughby and Anya? Should filmmakers give Anna Kendrick something else to do? Should Blake Lively’s outfits win an Oscar? We try and answer all these and more!
Plus: Willoughby is feeling the mania of Netflix’s Maniac, and Anya thinks more people need to appreciate Elementary – oh, and she also saw Rachel McAdams live. That’s a thing that happened.