9 episodes

For the love of the game and movies. Mike and Lance are fans of sports and sports films with an encyclopedic knowledge of both. Don't drop the ball on this show, and listen to their breakdown of TV and films dedicated to sportsball!

Training Montage: A Sports Movie Podcast The Nerd Party

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

For the love of the game and movies. Mike and Lance are fans of sports and sports films with an encyclopedic knowledge of both. Don't drop the ball on this show, and listen to their breakdown of TV and films dedicated to sportsball!

    TM - Episode 9: For Love of the Game

    TM - Episode 9: For Love of the Game

    Lance and Mike take a look at the third movie in the Kevin Costner Baseball Trilogy, Sam Raimi's For Love of the Game.

    • 40 min
    TM - Episode 08: Moneyball

    TM - Episode 08: Moneyball

    In this episode of Training Montage, Mike and Lance take a look at the game behind the game with Bennett Miller’s Moneyball. They discuss how to make a sports movie without any sports, how Brad Pitt’s real-life counterpart Billy Beane changed the game of baseball, and what could have been if Steven Soderbergh had directed the movie.

    • 40 min
    TM - Episode 07: He Got Game

    TM - Episode 07: He Got Game

    A lot has happened since last we spoke. The Houston Astros (Lance's team) defeated the Chicago White Sox (Mike's team) in the first round of the playoffs. Then the Astros lost in the World Series. And now, it's Basketball Season. Lance and Mike finally return with a look at Spike Lee’s basketball epic He Got Game.

    • 33 min
    TM - Episode 06 - Miracle

    TM - Episode 06 - Miracle

    Mike and Lance celebrate the start of Hockey season with a look at Miracle.

    • 37 min
    TM - Episode 05 - Rudy

    TM - Episode 05 - Rudy

    Football season is here! Lance and Mike celebrate with the classic Notre Dame football movie, Rudy. The discuss the difference between college football and the NFL, America’s love for Notre Dame, and whether or not the movie is as good as its reputation.

    • 37 min
    TM - Episode 04 - The Big Lebowski

    TM - Episode 04 - The Big Lebowski

    In 1998, the Coen Brothers made their masterpiece, The Big Lebowski. It’s a genre-bending take on Film Noir, but it’s also about the Dude’s favorite sport, bowling. In this episode, Mike and Lance discuss how bowling is different from other sports, and how The Big Lebowski is different from other sports movies.

    • 36 min

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Great hosts and great movies

I loved Nerd Party News and I love this new show from Lance and Mike.