A sentient machine forces Kyle and Dave to watch movies in order to prevent the apocalypse.
Death Wish II (1982)
A film where a man's family is attacked so he feels justified in becoming a vigilante. Kyle wants to stare moodily from the shadows. Dave just wants to stay home. The Machine is constantly wishing for death ... of other people.
Rocky III (1982); with Jenn Sanford!
A film where Rocky Balboa needs to defeat a new, young challenger. Kyle thinks he might have the eye of the tiger. Dave is just tired and he hasn't even run up any steps. The Machine always enjoys a good montage. Jenn Sanford returns to express her undying love for this franchise.
First Blood (1982); with Alice Lam!
A film where a Vietnam veteran freaks out after being denied some breakfast. Kyle knows he wouldn't be able to kill a pig. Dave would just lie face down and hope for the best. The Machine is taking notes on how to make booby traps. Alice Lam joins the conversation to admire Stallone's wardrobe.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
A film where a private eye tries to solve the mystery while travelling into a bunch of famous film noirs. Kyle just wants to keep smoking a cigarette. Dave decides to go sleep with the fishes. The Machine considers itself the true femme fatale.
Dragon Lord (1982)
A film with little plot but with a man who loves playing sports and beating people up. Kyle thinks the action sequences are great. Dave thinks the name to this movie is all wrong. The Machine has to break up a fight.
The Last Baron (2021); with director Omar Mouallem!
A fast food burger restaurant, which started in Canada, has a fascinating history. The Last Baron deals with these mysterious origins and a cult following, run by a loose network of fiercely independent Arab Canadian immigrants. The director, Omar Mouallem, joins Kyle and Dave to discuss his movie, Muslims, and food around the world.
Insightful in a completely non scripted and intuitive way. Can’t wait to see where 1999 takes us!