Mandy Kaplan

The Mitchells vs the Machines

May 4, 2021

In a film about a family trying to save the world from a robot invasion, why do we connect to it so strongly? What do we pull out of the themes as this family goes on their journey? How do the filmmakers find such a perfect blend of comedy and emotion? And how beautiful is the animation? Check out the film then tune in to find out!

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Mandy & Fake Mandy Search for Sheela

May 3, 2021

In a rare performance, this week Mandy and Fake Mandy agree: Searching for Sheela leads to a spirited discussion of wealthy housewives of India. Plus, Mandy makes pho, Top Chef Fantasy Leagues, and The Oscars.

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Mandy reviews The Stand In…with a Stand In

April 26, 2021

Mandy brings a stand in to talk about Drew Barrymore’s latest. There are celebrity impersonations inbound. Plus, a celebration of stuffed animals — the innocent and prurient alike — and Nasim Pedrad’s inner 14-year-old boy.

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2021-04-24 • Saturday Matinée

April 26, 2021

Trio of directors announced for SpiderMan Into The Spiderverse sequel. Tig Notoro digitally added to Army Of The Dead. Legend has two different musical scores? Amazon just made history with new LOTR show. Plus, Kyle’s Build-a-Festival and a list of films with hair styles that became iconic in pop culture!

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The Mandys Feel the Thunder…Force!

April 19, 2021

The Mandys agree about something…a shared hatred for Thunder Force! But then, they disagree about everything else, so order is restored! Mandy loves The Dodo and Mandy loves Sh*thouse on Showtime (and illiteration).

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2021-04-17 • Saturday Matinée

April 19, 2021

Disney’s Launchpad gearing up for six films from underrepresented voices. Pete’s watching Invincible. The Mandys take on Thunder Force and give us a preview after that underwhelming trailer a few months back. Plus, Misquoted and a list of movies based on controversial books!

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The Mandys Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

April 12, 2021

Concrete Cowboy nearly tears the Mandys apart. Thankfully their shared love of Zoom piano and dance lessons bring them back together!

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Do The Mandys Need A Week Away?

April 5, 2021

Exploring some upsetting feelings about young guys and our potential latent Christianity! We also love The Masked Singer and Samantha Irby

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2021-04-03 • Saturday Matinée

April 5, 2021

William Shatner makes Jor-El type recording to preserve legacy. So Many Reboots! Thanksgiving ComiCon. Best Pandemic Opening Yet: Kongzilla!

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The Mandys Get the Varsity Blues

March 29, 2021

Is College even worth it? Plus Meghan Markle dirt and Its-it addiction!

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