The 5th Wall Podcast is a movie trivia podcast with friends Brandon, Jarod, Clay and Mike.
Every week, we'll talk about a movie or TV series with a quick run down of the plot, and drop some knowledge about all of the fun, juicy trivia we all love!
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - "Hate, Double Hate, LOATHE Entirely"
Jim Carrey, Ron Howard, Christine Baranski... Deep ROY??
Talk about a cast and crew at the peak of their game. In the Year 2000, Jim Carrey was fresh off his Golden Globe wins for Truman Show and Man on the Moon. Ron Howard was a year away from A Beautiful Mind sweeping every awards show! Christine Baranski had been killing it on Cybill.
There was a huge amount of attention on this movie, and with a budget over $120m Imagine Entertainment studio was determined to make it a hit. Did they succeed?
Son in Law - "Is It Extra Crispy Or Original Recipe"
We keep our “holiday movie released in the summer” trend going this episode as we review the 1993 Thanksgiving movie Son in Law. Son in Law stars Pauley Shore during his years of fame and box office success.
The story revolves around a trip with Becca and Crawl (Shore) from college in LA to a farm in South Dakota. The two say that they are engaged to prevent Becca’s high school boyfriend from proposing. Hijinks ensue and everyone learns some life lessons along the way in the fast paced film.
Dutch - "That's All Any of Us Can Do... Hope"
Go figure that an Australian director would be able to create one of the most underrated "holiday" movies we've covered so far!
Dutch was written by John Hughes and directed by Peter Faiman (who? The director of Crocodile Dundee!). Featuring Ed O'Neil at the height of his Married... with Children popularity, it was actually more of a vehicle to introduce Ethan Embry (Empire Records, Can't Hardly Wait, etc). The movie flopped critically and commercially, but that's never stopped us!
Halloween Kills - "Evil Dies Tonight!"
Sequels always have a hard time carrying the torch; it's even harder when the first movie is as well-regarded as Halloween (1978). In 2018, Halloween returned to screens thanks to David Gordon Green, who very early on announced his intention to make a trilogy which would ignore the Rob Zombie reboot timeline.
Fast forwarding, Halloween Kills premiered this year to love-it-or-hate-it reception. If you're a long-time listener, you know the 5th Wall are fans! We cover a this movie in a lot of detail so be warned: spoilers ahead!
Bone Tomahawk - "What Kind of Tribe Doesn't Have a Name"
This is a rare treat for the 5th Wall - Jarod has picked a movie that neither Mike or Clay has ever seen before!
Bone Tomahawk premiered at Fantastic Fest in 2015 and had a very (VERY) limited release. As you can imagine, it has garnered cult status for those who have seen it.
Bone Tomahawk is a western first and foremost, but it shares the "wilderness horror" genre with another podcast favorite (The Witch). Bone Tomahawk was directed by S Craig Zahler and stars Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox and Richard Jenkins.
The Stuff - "Are you eating it or is it eating you?"
Somehow we've unconciously connected to a theme of "consumerism commentary" in these first 2 episodes and frankly, I'm lovin' it!
If you're asking "Where's the beef?" then you're on the right track, Jack. Tune in tonight for a special one-on-one episode with Mike and Clay as they talk about the seminal 1985 "killer junk food" cult classic THE STUFF!
Working with these 3 amazing people who share an affinity for films as I do, I couldn’t be more honored to have their thoughts and feelings brought to life on this show. Jarod, Clay and Michael help provide a solid foundation for the podcast.
The best movie podcast I’ve listened to
This is the best movie podcast I’ve found. These guys seem like they respect each other and it comes across as they dig deep into movies in a way anyone can follow.
Great movie podcast
I love the random facts these guys dig up for the movies they do. Lots of movies I had t seen that they got me to watch. Definitely recommend.