Betty White Roles

217: Alright, Alright, It’s Betty White! (Top 5 Betty White Roles)

Jan 18th, 2022 Episodes J

When Betty White passed away at the end of 2021, the world lost a comedic giant. We decided to mourn and remember the way we know best, so Cortney, Mia, and J got together to record a very special episode completely dedicated to Betty White. It wouldn’t be a High Five episode without ending with the definitely Top 5 Betty White Roles of all time…

Favorite Movies of 2021

216: The Best of 2021 (Top 10 Favorites of 2021)

Jan 4th, 2022 Episodes J

Most people just want to forget that 2021 ever happened and just move on, but we at High Five: The Podcast saw some pretty darn good movies over the past calendar year, and Mia, J, and Cortney want to tell you all about it! Since we are narrowing down our Top 10 Favorite Movies of 2021, we couldn’t just keep the discussion to 5 movies, so…

Directors to Make Holiday Movies

Episode 215: Top 5 Directors That Should Make a Holiday Movie

Dec 21st, 2021 Episodes J

The holidays are a time of giving, which is why we are giving you our most fantasy-inducing, Christmas-tactular, alternate-dimension holiday rompings ever! J, Mia, and Cortney love to love holiday movies, but that doesn’t mean that every great Christmas (or other holidays) movie has been made yet. On this Holiday handbag, the gang sits down to decide which directors that have NEVER made a holiday…

Best Movie Parents

Episode 214: Parental Guidance (Top 5 Movie Parent/Parents)

Dec 7th, 2021 Episodes J

The holidays are a time for family and whether you like or loathe being around your family, movies offer us a glimpse into all different types of parental figures. On this High Five Family Reunion, Cortney, Mia, and J talk what makes the best kind of movie parents, whether superpowers are required, and which families we would want to infiltrate. It all ends with the…

Episode 213: The Dune Chat

Nov 23rd, 2021 Episodes J

We’ve waited for what feels like 10,000 years for Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune to hit the screens. In 2021 it finally happened and the High Five Gang is dusting off their Gom Jabbars and flying all their dragonfly ships to Arrakis to have an in-depth discussion about everything Atreides, Harkonnen, and naked Oscar Isaac! On this interstellar voyage is J, who has read some…

Episode 212: The Gang Prances with Frances (Top 5 Frances McDormand Roles)

Nov 9th, 2021 Episodes J

Oh Frances, our Frances! Why has it taken so long for us to record an episode about the Top 5 Best Frances McDormand Roles, you may be wondering? Well, every time we almost started a list, she came out with another movie that was freaking amazing! We just gave up. She will always be creating wondrous new art, and with her adaptation of The Tragedy…

Episode 211: Life Changers (Top 5 Movies That Changed Your Life)

Oct 26th, 2021 Episodes J

This has been a year of introspection and the High Five Hosts are celebrating by diving into their inner film psyche and putting on our Armchair Therapist hats this week. Do you want to know which movies made the biggest impact on your favorite hosts? What about learning how animatronic dinosaurs altered lives. You’ll find out all that and more on our Top 5 Movies…

Episode 210: Brendan Buddies (Top 5 Brendan Fraser Movies)

Oct 18th, 2021 Episodes J

It’s no secret that we love Brendan Fraser on High Five: The Podcast. What may seem like a secret is why we’ve never done an episode on the marvel of a man…until now! That’s right, Mia, J, and Cortney are getting frilly for Fraser, batshit for Brendan, you get the idea. While it is difficult to not just love all his work, the gang actually…

Best Wes Anderson Movies

Episode 209: Getting Royally Tenenbaumed (Top 5 Wes Anderson Movies)

Sep 28th, 2021 Episodes J

It’s time to get quirky and gather the whole family when the gang decides to talk Wes Anderson movies! We’re celebrating the upcoming release of The French Dispatch by taking a deep dive into Cortney’s favorite director, with Mia and J joining her in a discussion of the Top 5 Wes Anderson movies of all time! At least until we see his next one, that is.  The whole…

Episode 208: The Lenny Kravitz Effect (Top 5 Musicians-Turned-Actors)

Sep 14th, 2021 Episodes J

In a world where most musicians think they can act and ALL actors think they can be in a band (looking at you Thirty Odd Foot of Grunts!), J, Cortney, and Mia decided it was time to decide once and for all who did it the best! On the heels of the VMAs and before the upcoming Grammys, we’re finally getting to the best of…