Flix It is a weekly podcast that deep dives into movies you might not know are currently available for streaming on Netflix. Hosts Ellie Bufkin and David Marcus discuss one movie each episode, carefully reviewing the history of the movie, it's current watchability, and it's historic and lasting effect on pop culture. Ellie's experience as a film critic coupled with David's background as a working actor provide rich, detailed, and thought provoking insight into your Netflix selections. Spoilers are abundant.
The Unknown Known (2013)
David and Ellie are back for season 2 of Flix It! In this episode, the hosts discuss the 2013 Documentary "The Unknown Known" focusing on the career of Donald Rumsfeld. Politics, bias, outrage, and the field of 2020 Democrats for President are all discussed.
Bird Box (2018)
David and Ellie discuss Netflix's attempt at thought-provoking horror made popular by Get Out and A Quiet Place. David ponders the idea of a stage adaptation of the film, and Ellie defends her affinity for Lost.
The Godfather Part III (1990)
Ellie and David debate the necessity of a third installment to the iconic series by Francis Ford Copolla. Sophia Copolla cuts her acting chops as a young woman in love with her first cousin. Also, what is the best way to binge a film series: in order or all mixed up to match the timelines? Just when you thought we were out...
Christmas Chronicles (BONUS EPISODE!!) 2018 David and Ellie watch one more Christmas movie for 2018, and you should too. Kurt Russell hooks into a new spin on old St. Nick as a rocking hip bringer of good cheer. The hosts discuss the evolution of Christmas movies and what has shockingly become too unwoke for regular broadcast.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
David and Ellie find common ground in their opinions of this Coen brothers anthology. Did Netflix bite off more than they could chew with the acclaimed directors? And what on earth is motion smoothing?
Outlaw King (2018)
Ellie and David discuss the epic battle for Scottish Independence, Chris Pine's controversial "nude scene", and how this film stacked up to Braveheart and Rob Roy. The hosts debate the merit of exclusively releasing high budget epics on a television service, and whether or not movie theaters will have real competition in the near future.
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So fun. Clerks is one ove my favorite movies EVER. Can't wait to hear the next one!