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…

Best Children's Book Adaptations

Episode 85: Children’s Book Movie Adaptations

Mar 30th, 2018 Episodes J

Q and J embrace their inner children this week while discussing the Best Children’s Book Movie Adaptations. It’s not as weird as it sounds, we just mean that this week we languish in conversation about cigar-smoking dogs, cartoon hookers, and Peter Rabbit nutting all over General Hux, you know, the normal stuff you talk about when the topic of children’s book movie adaptations comes up….

Pacific Rim Uprising

Episode 84 – Spoiled Rotten: Pacific Rim Uprising

Mar 23rd, 2018 Episodes J

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new podcast for us, and we’re feelin’ good! Well, not really a new podcast, we’re still talking movies and TV. We’re still ranking our favorites, and we’re 100% still going to spoil rotten movies. To kick off our rebirth, we’re heading into the future to hang out with John Boyega and Scott Eastwood (Really? Scott…

Best Movie Reboots Remakes

High Five: The Podcast REBOOTS: Episode 18: Here We Go Again, Again

Mar 16th, 2018 Episodes J

Did someone say reboot? No? Ok , well then never mind. Don’t call it a comeback, we’ve been here for years. Q & J are pulling from the past AND the present to finally decide the Top 5 Remakes/Reboots in cinematic history. And this time it’s personal, because upright apes might actually bring an end to a friendship, unless the caped crusader can save the…

Best Dark Fairy Tales

Episode 83: Once Upon a Podcast…Crows Pecked Their Eyes Out

Mar 9th, 2018 Episodes J

Gather ’round, children, it’s time for a tale. This is a dark tale of heroes and villains. Of good and evil. Of movies and……well, just movies, really. Join your guides to this other realm, J & Q, as they take you deeper into their dark fantasies and reveal the Top 5 Dark Fairy Tale movies. These are lands of wood nymphs, fairies, fauns, devils, and Kiefer…