In this episode, Eric and Rachel finish off their discussion of romantic comedies with the 2010 film Leap Year. They discuss how truly awful the film is, including an interesting quote from lead actor Matthew Goode. They discuss feeling bad for Amy Adams, and how ugly equals Oscars. The hosts break formula and move on to the 2011 film The Ides of March. They start off discussing Ryan Gosling performance and his character of Steven. After a quick plot summary, the hosts go back and forth on Gosling and if he can act with Paul Giamatti, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and George Clooney. They then move on to the performance of Evan Rachel Wood, and discuss her as an actress, and Rachel suggests a new look for the young woman.
After wrapping up the film, Craig Mesiter stops by to discuss the 365 movies in 365 days challenge before the hosts get into the IMDb Top 250 with films 51-75. They begin with a quick discussion on The Departed, before mentioning the films: Wall-E, A Clockwork Orange, Requiem for a Dream, Back to the Future, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Being John Malkovich, Raising Arizona, The Majestic, Reservoir Dogs, The Prestige, Harry Brown, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Father of the Bride, and Chinatown.
Music: Carter Burwell – Way Out There
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