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English, TV & Video, 1 seasons, 37 episodes, 1 day 21 hours 5 minutes
Inspired by conversations had in the car after leaving the theater, join hosts Matt, Omeed, and Omar as they debate and discuss movies old and new.
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#35. Nope

Only Jordan Peele could find a way to use the floppy tube men things you find at car dealerships in an alien movie. Tune in as Jewelle, Matt, and Omeed talk about Peele's latest film "Nope" and where it fits into his filmography thus far. 0:00 - Intro 6:30 - Review: "Nope" 51:22 - Next Episode/Outro
17/08/202254 minutes 51 seconds
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#34. White Men Can't Jump / Rosemary's Baby

Omeed and Jewelle have finally cashed in their victories, so tune in and listen to the gang discuss the 90s basketball comedy "White Men Can't Jump" and the horror classic "Rosemary's Baby". 0:00 - Intro 8:15 - Review: "White Men Can't Jump" 33:24 - Review: "Rosemary's Baby" 1:03:51 - Next Episode
28/07/20221 hour 5 minutes 21 seconds
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#33. Top Gun: Maverick

Good things come to those who wait. It's the movie dads have been talking about for weeks, join Omeed "Spice" Ansari, Jewelle "Butter" Saunders, and Matt "Ghost" Nussbaum as they tackle the highly anticipated "Top Gun" sequel "Top Gun: Maverick". Ghost really lives up to his name in this one.
23/06/202243 minutes 22 seconds
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#32. Everything Everywhere All at Once / Apollo 10 1/2

Nothing matters until you decide that it does. This week, Omeed and Jewelle decide that what matters the most is a deep dive into new releases “Everything Everywhere All At Once” and “Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood.” Tune in for meandering understandings of the multiverse and to catch our upcoming episode lineups.  0:00 - Intro 2:00 - Oscars Recap 9:36 - Review: "Everything Everywhere All at Once" 40:24 - Review: "Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood" 54:06 - Outro
26/05/202256 minutes 17 seconds
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#31. 2022 Oscars Preview

Give me the worms. How many awards will Denis Villeneuve and collaborator's worm filled "Dune" snag at this year's Academy Awards? Tune in to find out what Jewelle, Matt, and Omeed think about all twenty-three awards. Plus, several beautiful renditions of movie songs courtesy of our very own Omeed. 0:00 - Intro 54:09 - Start of discussion on Acting categories, Best Director, and Best Picture 1::19:41 - Outro
25/03/20221 hour 22 minutes 1 second
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#30. The Batman / 2022 Movie Preview

sad emo boi robert pattinson saves the world. Does the latest Batman movie live up to the hype? Did Omeed make it through a three hour superhero movie without falling asleep? Tune in and find out the answers to these deeply important questions and more. Then, a discussion of some more of the most hyped films of 2022.  0:00 - Intro 0:53 - Review: "The Batman" 40:10 - Most Anticipated Movies of 2022  1:15:50 - Next Week / Outro
10/03/20221 hour 18 minutes 56 seconds
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#29. Coming of Age Movie Draft

While I'm pretty sure none of us will ever actually grow up, that doesn't stop us from loving to watch fictional characters do just that. This week, Matt, Omeed, and newly minted host Jewelle draft their lineups of coming of age movies in yet another Drive Home draft. Whose team will reign supreme and who will be forced to watch some out of pocket movie next? Tune in and choose your fighter. 0:00 - Intro 3:25 - Oscar Nominations Discussion 16:00 - Coming of Age Movie Draft 1:27:05 - Team Recap 1:33:20 - Outro Follow us on Instagram and Twitter Find us on letterboxd
16/02/20221 hour 34 minutes 4 seconds
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#28. Top Ten Films of 2021 (Pt. 2)

I know that I can't take no more, it ain't no lie. I wanna hear the rest of our favorite movies of 2021, baby bye bye bye. Tune in for the conclusion of Matt, Omeed, and Jewelle's conversation about their top films of last year.  0:00 - Top ten discussion continues 1:29:30 - Outro
24/01/20221 hour 15 minutes 5 seconds
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#27. Top Ten Films of 2021 (Pt. 1)

It's that wonderful time of the year where we spend way too long talking about a ton of movies that we thought were good for one reason or another. Join Matt, Omeed, and special guest host Jewelle for the first part of their discussion of their favorite movies of 2021.  0:00 - Intro 17:30 - Top 10 of 2021 discussion begins
24/01/20221 hour 30 minutes 46 seconds
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#26. Many Saints of Newark / CODA

Woke up this morning, got yourself a brand new episode of The Drive Home. We know you missed us. Tune in as the dynamic duo of Matt and Omeed break down the latest addition to the Sopranos universe, "The Many Saints of Newark". Then, a discussion about Sian Heder's Sundance darling CODA.  0:00 - Intro 2:53 - Review: "The Many Saints of Newark" 27:33 - Review: "CODA" 47:25 - Outro
31/10/202149 minutes 12 seconds
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#25. One Hour Photo / The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson

Omeed finally makes good on his punishment from nearly four months ago, and Omar gets to watch a movie in which he can truly connect with the main character. A true blessing, which is par for the course when Robin Williams is involved. 0:00 - Intro 5:03 - Review: "One Hour Photo" 31:42 - Review: "The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson" 49:20 - Next Week 52:24 - Outro
27/08/202153 minutes 22 seconds
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#24.5 Top Ten A24 Movies (Part 2)

One hour of us wasn't enough for you? Perfect, here's a second. Tune in for the conclusion to our discussion about our top ten A24 movies, as well as an attempt to make the definitive list of A24 releases on this extra special, two for the price of one episode. 0:00 - The Lists Resume 53:30 - Honorable Mentions 58:30 - Collective Drive Home A24 List 1:05:25 - Next Week 1:09:30 - Outro
17/08/20211 hour 10 minutes 22 seconds
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#24. Top Ten A24 Films (Part 1)

Just when you thought we couldn't get any more pretentious, BAM! This week, a discussion about our ten favorite movies in the A24 family. A special thanks to Casey Affleck's ghost from "A Ghost Story" for making a guest appearance! 0:00 - Intro 14:15 - The Ranking Begins
17/08/20211 hour 8 minutes 37 seconds
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#23. Old / Super 8

This week time is of the essence, as we travel back for the 80s nostalgia of J.J. Abrams' "Super 8". Then, a discussion about M. Night Shyamalan's new film "Old" in which time could not be moving faster.  0:00 - Intro 2:50 - Review: "Super 8" 31:40 - Review : "Old" 1:19:10 - Next Week 1:21:15 - Outro
30/07/20211 hour 22 minutes 3 seconds
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#22. 2012 Movie Draft

Move aside MLB, Seattle Kraken, and fantasy football leagues. The real, important drafts are happening here. Join us for another installment in our TDH Draft series, this time as we discuss movies from the glorious year of 2012. Go back to a time of #Kony2012, the second dawn of Putin, and the literal end of the world with us on this week's Drive Home. 0:00 - Intro 12:17 - The Draft Begins 45:45 - The Draft Ends/Recap 54:18 - Notable Snubs 1:03:37 - Outro
23/07/20211 hour 5 minutes 3 seconds
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#21. Zola / The Woman in the Window

So you wanna hear about how me and the guys watched "Zola"? It's kinda long but it's full of average level commentary. This week, the guys discuss Janicza Bravo's new twitter-inspired film "Zola". Also, a discussion about Amy Adams and "The Woman in the Window".  0:00 - Intro 1:57 - Review: "The Woman in the Window" 25:15 - Review: "Zola" 51:04 - Next Week 56:48 - Outro
16/07/202157 minutes 53 seconds
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#20. Four Lions / Mid-year Recap

No sheep were hurt in the making of this podcast. This week, a discussion of the black comedy "Four Lions" starring Riz Ahmed. Then, as we reach the halfway point in the year the guys talk about some of the best films they've seen so far in 2021. 0:00 - Intro 7:43 - Review: "Four Lions" 38:20 - Mid-year Recap 1:03:58 - Next Week 1:09:53 - Outro
02/07/20211 hour 11 minutes 19 seconds
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#19. A Quiet Place Part II / Top 3 Sequels

If the events of "A Quiet Place" were to actually happen I think its safe to say all of the guys would quickly be dead because none of them know how to stay quiet. This week, Matt and Omar discuss John Krasinski's second installment in the "Quiet Place" franchise. Then, they argue over what the definition of a sequel is as they give their top three follow-ups.  0:00 - Intro 9:30 - Discussion: "A Quiet Place" 24:00 - Review: "A Quiet Place Part II" 43:14 - Top 3 Sequels 1:06:27 - Next Week 1:12:49 - Outro
11/06/20211 hour 13 minutes 32 seconds
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#18. 2001: A Space Odyssey / Streaming Recommendations

This week the guys are playing a man down, as Omeed and Matt talk about evolution and the circle of life during their review of Stanley Kubrick's 1968 sci-fi epic "2001: A Space Odyssey". Then, make your next movie night decision a breeze as the guys give a couple of recommendations of what to watch the next time you are mindlessly scrolling through Netflix. 0:00 - Intro 4:34 - Review: "2001: A Space Odyssey" 38:06 - Matt Recommends: "The Guest" 48:51 - Omeed Recommends: "The Second Mother" 52:46 - Next Week 57:18 - Outro
28/05/202158 minutes 18 seconds
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#17. Big Night / Oldboy (2013)

The resolution to our 2013 Draft competition, the guys fulfill their rewards and punishments. First, a true Omeed pick centered around a dinner party,  the guys discuss the 1996 Stanley Tucci film "Big Night". Then, Matt takes his punishment and gives a review of Spike Lee's "Oldboy" remake. 0:00 - Intro 4:03 - Review: "Big Night" 29:50 - Review: "Oldboy" 1:01:21 - Next Week 1:11:38 - Outro
17/05/20211 hour 12 minutes 23 seconds
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#16. Hoop Dreams / Top 3 Sports Movies

In the wise words of another legendary trio, we like sports and we don't care who knows. This week, the guys take a trip back to 1994 and review Steve James' "Hoop Dreams", a documentary on two Chicago teens navigating the world of high school basketball while dealing with the realities of their inner-city lives. Then, a Drive Home top three where the guys rank their favorite sports films of all time. 0:00 - Intro 9:03 - Review: "Hoop Dreams" 51:07 - TDH Top 3: Sports Movies 1:35:22 - Next Week 1:37:04 - Outro
07/05/20211 hour 38 minutes 22 seconds
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#15. Oscars Recap / Vagabond

This year's Academy Awards ended with a big shock, so of course the guys had to spend some time talking about it. A discussion about the 93rd Oscars, followed by a review of Agnes Varda's "Vagabond", on this week's The Drive Home. 0:00 - Intro 5:25 - Oscars Recap 46:47 - Review: "Vagabond" 1:06:43 - Next Week 1:19:42 - Outro
30/04/20211 hour 20 minutes 37 seconds
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#14. 2021 Oscars Preview

This week we're rolling out the red carpet, it's Oscars season! On this episode the guys make their picks for the 93rd Academy Awards, talk about the biggest snubs, and everything else relating to the biggest night in Hollywood. Will "Nomadland" sweep the major categories? Will "Trial of the Chicago 7" win anything and cause Omar to lose his mind? Tune in to find out our predictions, and more! 0:00 - Intro 5:50 - Oscars Preview 2:11:03 - Outro
22/04/20212 hours 12 minutes 8 seconds
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#13. The Host / Southpaw

It's a double feature this week, with the guys reviewing Bong Joon-ho's 2006 monster film "The Host" as well as Antoine Fuqua's 2015 boxing drama "Southpaw". We also are joined by a special guest, a distant cousin of Remy from "Ratatouille". 0:00 - Intro 7:20 - Review: "Southpaw" 28:32 - Review: "The Host" 57:20 - Next Week 1:06:16 - Outro
16/04/20211 hour 7 minutes 13 seconds
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#12. Movie Madness 2021 (Pt. 2)

At long last, the much awaited conclusion to The Drive Home's Movie Madness bracket. Who will reign supreme? Who will be sent home far too early? Will the #1 overall seed make it to the finals and then get blown out? All of these answers, and more, on this week's Drive Home. 0:00 - Intro 7:26 - Movie Madness Pt. 2 1:42:50 - Next Week 1:47:50 - Outro
09/04/20211 hour 48 minutes 51 seconds
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#11. 2013 Movie Draft

In a new type of episode, this week the guys have finally found a way to mix movies and competition: a movie draft. The guys select their teams consisting of movies from 2013 in a battle of superior strategy and taste. Who will come out victorious, and who will panic when they get on the clock? Listen and make your own call. 0:00 - Intro 5:05 - Draft Explanation 10:30 - Draft Begins 59:23 - Outro
02/04/20211 hour 2 minutes 41 seconds
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#10. The Deer Hunter / Movie Madness (Pt. 1)

Robert De Niro, a young Christopher Walken, and a whole lot of Russian Roulette. This week, Michael Cimino's Vietnam classic "The Deer Hunter". Then, in honor of the NCAA Tournament, the guys pit 32 of the most beloved movies ever against each other in a winner takes all bracket. Who will make it out of the first round, and who will be eliminated way too early and cause a ton of outrage? Find out on this week's Drive Home! 0:00 - Intro 4:43 - Review: "The Deer Hunter" 34:51 - March Madness (First Round) 1:41:02 - Next Week 1:48:01 - Outro
26/03/20211 hour 49 minutes 9 seconds
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#9. Nomadland / The Shawshank Redemption

It's Oscars season, either the most exciting or obnoxious time of the year for film, depending on who you ask. This week the guys review two movies which received Best Picture nods 26 years apart. First, what may be the most beloved film of all time, sporting perhaps a ridiculous 9.2 on IMDb, "The Shawshank Redemption" starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Then, Chloe Zhao's new release "Nomadland" starring Frances McDormand.  0:00 - Intro 8:25 - Review: "The Shawshank Redemption" 43:30 - Review: "Nomadland" 1:15:38 - Next Week 1:22:34 - Outro
19/03/20211 hour 23 minutes 23 seconds
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#8. Batman Begins / Top 3 Christian Bale Performances

Who doesn't love a good origin story? This week the guys talk about perhaps the most pivotal movie of the century so far, Christopher Nolan's "Batman Begins". For better or for worse, the first film in Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy reignited the superhero flame in Hollywood which is burning as bright as ever now. Does the movie hold up nearly two decades and a million superhero movies later? (spoiler alert: it does). Then, another top three, a ranking of Christian Bale's best performances. 0:00 - Intro 13:15 - Review: "Batman Begins" 58:06 - TDH Top 3: Christian Bale Performances 1:20:31 - Next Week 1:24:08 - Outro
12/03/20211 hour 25 minutes 50 seconds
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#7. Top 3 Musician Movies / Tender Mercies

A topic near and dear to Omeed's heart, this week centers around music in movies. The guys start off with a discussion of the 1983 drama "Tender Mercies" about a former country singer transitioning into a new phase of his life, followed by another top three list where the guys talk about their favorite movies about musicians. 0:00 - Intro 3:04 - Review: "Tender Mercies" 29:20 - TDH Top 3: Musician Movies 1:06:18 - Next Week 1:12:35 - Outro
05/03/20211 hour 13 minutes 18 seconds
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#6. My Neighbor Totoro / Judas and the Black Messiah

Could we have talked about two more different movies? This week the guys head back to 1988 to fill in an animated blindspot in the form of Hayao Miyazaki's "My Neighbor Totoro". Then, back to present day with Shaka King's new Fred Hampton biopic "Judas and the Black Messiah" starring Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya.  0:00 - Intro 0:50 - Review: "My Neighbor Totoro" 25:09 - Next Week 30:47 - Review: "Judas and the Black Messiah" 1:05:17 - Outro
26/02/20211 hour 6 minutes 30 seconds
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#5. Saint Maud / 2021 Film Preview

Maud is pretty far from a saint in the new A24 release "Saint Maud". The guys talk about everything from cockroaches to flagellation in this week's review. Then, listen to the guys lay out their most anticipated releases of 2021 (with the glaring omission of Mortal Kombat).  0:00 - Intro 1:48 - Review: "Saint Maud" (Spoiler-free) 17:27 - "Saint Maud" (SPOILERS) 37:40 - 2021 Film Preview 1:14:25 - Next Week's Pick(s) 1:16:15 - Outro
19/02/20211 hour 16 minutes 57 seconds
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#4. Being John Malkovich / Streaming Recommendations

Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich, Malkovich Malkovich? The guys head back to 1999 for Spike Jonze's debut film "Being John Malkovich" and try to stay afloat in a sea of Kaufman nihilism. Then, they each give some recommendations of movies streaming right now to watch. 0:00 - Intro 1:48 - Review: "Being John Malkovich" 34:48 - Omar Recommends: "Man From Nowhere" 36:57 - Matt Recommends: "Brick" 39:04 - Omeed Recommends: "Chinatown" 43:20 - Next Week's Pick 47:53 - Outro
12/02/202149 minutes 41 seconds
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#3. Dead Poets Society / Top 3 Teacher-Student Relationships

Oh captain, my captain. This week the guys talk about the Robin Williams classic "Dead Poets Society", and then list their three favorite teacher/student relationships in film. 0:00 - Intro 0:31 - Review: "Dead Poets Society" 32:01 - Top 3 Teacher/Student Relationships 1:06:22 - Next Week's Pick 1:11:15 - Outro
05/02/20211 hour 12 minutes 6 seconds
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#2. Top Ten Films of 2020 (Pt. 2)

A year full of jazz, heavy metal, and some stellar documentaries. Matt, Omar, and Omeed finish off their top ten films of 2020 and the guys try to agree on a consensus top ten list for the year.  0:00 - Intro 0:34 - Recap of #5-#10 Films 1:49 - Individual Top 4 Films of 2020 1:21:30 - Consensus Top 10 1:32:30 - Outro
31/01/20211 hour 33 minutes 44 seconds
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#1. Top Ten Films of 2020 (Pt. 1)

In what may have been the worst year in each of our lifetimes so far, 2020 still succeeded in bringing us some really strong cinema. Join Omeed, Omar, and Matt for part one of this two-part episode as we talk about our favorites from the year. 0:00 - Intro 2:10 - Top 10 of 2020, Pt. 1 1:19:45 - Outro
31/01/20211 hour 20 minutes 31 seconds
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#0. Welcome to The Drive Home

Welcome to The Drive Home, where hosts Omar, Omeed, and Matt talk about movies new and old.
27/01/20211 minute 38 seconds