Chris Weitz made his name directing American Pie, and has since gone on to have one of the more interesting careers in Hollywood as a writer, producer, director and even sometime actor. He and Chuck sat down to talk about his new movie, Operation Finale, and his Movie Crush, David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia.
Mike Hollingsworth is a talented animator (BoJack Horseman) and a really funny guy. He also loves the movie Popeye. Like, a lot. So do I. Tune in for a rundown of this decidedly odd Robert Altman film.
What a wonderful experience it was to have actress Casey Wilson pop into the studio after getting in touch with Chuck as a fan of Stuff You Should Know. Casey is the best, and drops some serious knowledge on Chuck's brain in terms of comedy and improv, and some great insight as Movie Crush's first Saturday Night Live cast member. Then, they really geek out on a movie they both adore... CLUE.
Comedians Kurt Braunholer and Lauren Cook are also husband and wife and industry pals of Chuck's. When pressed on a movie they could agree on, they picked the delightful James L. Brooks classic, Broadcast News. Listen in as Chuck, Lauren and Kurt talk all things comedy and dive into the hysterical, moving and heartwarming Broadcast News.
The guys of the Friendly Fire podcast were more than happy to do a fun little crossover experiment here. Chuck is great pals with all of them and a real fan of their own war movie show. Listen in as Chuck talks Platoon with John Roderick, Adam Pranica, and Ben Harrison.
Well well, Bond fans - get ready to be delighted. Chuck's guest this week is not only one of the nicest dudes in the entertainment biz, but he's a real deal James Bond specialist. His knowledge goes deep, folks. Sit in on this great conversation between Chuck and Matt Gourley as they chat about all things Bond, and then hone in on Matt's pick, Casino Royale.
Eric Slick is the drummer for one of Chuck's favorite bands, Philadelphia's native sons, Dr. Dog. Eric and Chuck had an awesome talk about band life, drumming, touring, and Eric's favorite all-time movie, The Big Lebowski. The dude abides, y'all.
Daveed Diggs won a Tony Award for Hamilton, but has not forgotten his roots. He went out and made a movie with his childhood friend, Rafael Casal. Turns out these guys are super cool and so is their movie, Blindspotting. We talked about the first time filmmaking process, life growing up in Oakland, and then dived into their movie crush... GET OUT.