Popeye Movie

Episode 96: An Introduction to Popeye (1980)

Jun 15th, 2018 Episodes J

You know what they say, when the J’s away, H and Q will watch classic cartoon-based comedies from the 80s! That old saying rings true as this week J may or may not be dead, kidnapped, or off on a life-changing Malta-based haberdashery outreach. Q grabs Show Friend H and introduces her to the 1980 Robin Williams classic Popeye. They talk spinach, what a man what…

Top Heist Movies

Episode 95: Heist Movies

Jun 8th, 2018 Episodes J

BURN AFTER READING What you are about to listen to is Confidential and should only be heard with written approval from Mr. M. Our fearless leaders, Q “Snipper Dips” and J “Soderbergh Slut” are leading the team extracting the list of the Top 5 Heist Movies of all time from a guarded safe in the basement of Steven Seagal’s Summer home in Berlin. Currently, your particular skill…

Solo A Star Wars Story Podcast

Episode 93: Solo (and Other Star Wars Talk)

May 25th, 2018 Episodes J

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…it was a period of civil war and turmoil. Kathleen Kennedy had fired Chris Miller and Phil Lord from directing Solo, but the young rebels achieved their first victory against the evil Star Wars fatigue. During casting, Donald Glover was announced as Lando Calrissian, and Woody Harrelson joined the cast, finally granting a new hope to (now) Ron Howard’s Solo….

Sisters Brothers Trailer 2018

TrailerTown – The Sisters Brothers

May 24th, 2018 Bonus Features, TrailerTown J

Sometimes you see TrailerTowns and think, “This’ll be pretty good, I want to see this,” and then other times, you see a TrailerTown like this one for The Sisters Brothers and you think “Holy buffalo testicles! This looks like it’ll be my new favorite movie!!!! I must see this and will punch babies and gerbils to get to the theater!!”. That’s how we felt after watching…

Meta Movies Episode Banner

Episode 92: Most Meta Movies (and Deadpool!)

May 18th, 2018 Episodes J

Intro paragraph: this is where we’ll make a quick, snarky comment that slightly relates to the topic of meta movies and probably try to work in a Deadpool reference [definitely work in a Deadpool reference, maybe two]. The next sentence lets the readers know that this episode is about the Top 5 Meta Movies of all time. The last sentence should probably make fun of Q, or something, and then end…

House That Jack Built Trailer

TrailerTown: The House That Jack Built

May 17th, 2018 Bonus Features, TrailerTown J

Lars von Trier is not for everyone, and if the TrailerTown for his upcoming film The House That Jack Built tells us anything, it’s that if you don’t like earlier von Trier movies, you probably won’t like this. That works well for us (well, J at least) because we really like Lars von Trier movies. Lars von Trier is known for pushing buttons and the boundaries of…

Best TV Mini-Series

Episode 90: TV Mini-Series

May 4th, 2018 Episodes J

It’s the event of the summer, that on-screen blockbuster you’ve been waiting for. All your favorite people are in it and you just can’t wait for Thursday night so you can see the next installment of your favorite story adaptation. You guessed it, we’re talking about TV Mini-Series this week! Wait….what did you think? That comic book-y thing? Nerd. Q and J share memories of…

Castle Rock Hulu

TrailerTown: Castle Rock

May 3rd, 2018 Bonus Features, TrailerTown J

We are Stephen King fans here at High Five: The Podcast, so when we heard that Hulu (the network behind The Handmaid’s Tale) was working with J.J. Abrams to bring a shared Stephen King universe show to life set in Castle Rock, we nearly lost our shit. We’ve been waiting patiently for deeper looks and reading all the articles, but now we officially have a release…

Most Overhyped Movies

Episode 89 – Overhyped Movies

Apr 27th, 2018 Episodes J

This is, without a doubt, the most influential and important podcast episode that has been recorded in the history of ever. We don’t mean to sound hyperbolic, but seriously, we can’t hype this episode enough. J & Q start talking in extremes as they explore how and why movies get overhyped and what that means for viewers. We dive into how movie trailers have changed…

Friday the 13th

Episode 87: Friday the 13th

Apr 13th, 2018 Episodes J

What are you most afraid of? For many, Friday the 13th is a night of terror and mischief. For others, it’s a time to get your naughty on in some secluded woods. And still, for others, it’s a time to come back from the dead, don a hockey mask (or burlap sack with one eye-hole) and murder some horny teens. Whatever your recreational preference for…