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2022-01-08 Saturday Matinée

2022-01-08 • Saturday Matinée

Mandy Kaplan, Steve Sarmento, and Tommy Metz take over the Saturday Matinée this week. What’s on deck? Tommy loves Search Party and Yellow Jackets. So there.

Is The Matrix Resurrections laughably bad or some sort of genius? Some people clearly think the former. As for us…?

Don’t Look Up. Hrm… Uh… Yeah…

Betty Davis? Peter Bogdanovich? And the news broke after we recorded, but Sidney Poitier too? What an awful start to 2022.



We’re talking career-renewing performances!

Steve’s List

  1. Tom Hanks in Philadelphia
  2. Liam Neeson in Taken
  3. Burt Reynolds in Striptease and Boogie Nights

Mandy’s List

  1. Debbie Reynolds in Mother
  2. Leslie Nielsen in Airplane!
  3. Betty White in The Proposal

Tommy’s List

  1. Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club & Killer Joe
  2. Michael Keaton in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  3. Robert Downey, Jr. in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

A fine Saturday Morning to you.

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