2021

In the Heights

June 15, 2021

Is it Lin-Manuel Miranda’s original show or Jon M. Chu’s direction that makes this film come to life in such a magical way? Is it enough to get past a fairly basic story? How great is Anthony Ramos as our lead with the rest of the fantastic New York cast? And what was our favorite song? There are a lot. Tune in to The Film Board because we’ve got a lot to say about this one.

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Trippin’ with the Mandasamys

June 14, 2021

The Mandys are decidedly not trippin this week in a thorough exploration of the Netflix Original, ‘Trippin with the Kandasamys’. And speaking of thorough explorations, Mandy finds a new podcast that takes her to new, special places, while Mandy finally discovers the sweet, sweet miracle that is gin.

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

June 8, 2021

Does the decision to move out of haunted houses and instead focus on a possessed person help or hurt this film? Does Michael Chaves ably take over from James Wan? And just how much do we love Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as Ed and Lorraine Warren? Join us in the boardroom to get in on the conversation!

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Mandys • The Reunion

June 7, 2021

The Mandy’s get nostalgic this week with some old FRIENDS and play a rousing game of FMK that is completely made up by Mandy and you’ve never heard of it before right now and if you don’t believe us you must not love us and gaslighting is not real.

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A Quiet Place Part II • Film Board Member Bonus

June 1, 2021

How great are Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy, Djimon Hounsou and John Krasinski in the film? Why does Krasinski seem to be playing it safe with his storytelling here? How amazing is that opening sequence? And those creatures? And the sound design? What do we think about the impending Part III? Tune in to this episode of The Film Board to join the conversation!

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Army of the Mandys

May 31, 2021

The prodigal Mandy returns in high style as the Mandys take on Zach Snyder’s Army of the Dead. Meanwhile, Mandy plays with homeless cats at The Cat Cafe Lounge while other Mandy struggles with … ummm … well … returning to civilization. You know what? You

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Army of the Dead

May 25, 2021

We’re back on the Zack Snyder train with the first entry in what promises to be a big, nasty, zombie universe in the Netflix film “Army of the Dead.” Board the container with Pete Wright, Jordan Petersen, and Ocean Murff and let’s go to Vegas.

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The Mandys in the Window

May 24, 2021

Mandy and Fake Mandy (Megan Parlen) are watching Amy Adams on Netflix… through a window and across a street on a TV in their neighbor’s house. It’s meta and creepy and totally appropriate for this movie.

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The Monster Mandys

May 17, 2021

Mandy and fake Mandy (Megan Parlen) watch Monster. Allegedly unrelated, Megan then goes on an AirBnB escape while Mandy eats with “baby” goats.

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The Woman in the Window • Film Board Member Bonus

May 16, 2021

Can Joe Wright do the thriller genre? Why does this film not feel like it’s delivering on any front? Does Amy Adams at least carry the film well? Tune in to get the answers to these questions and more

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