Date #6: “Trainwreck” with Leann Olsen

This week I go on a  movie date with Leann Olsen to see the new film by Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow: Trainwreck. Along the way we talk about growing up, ampoule having kids (or not), recipe and trying to figure out why we relate to lifestyle movies we never wanted to live.Train wreck

We also watched trailers for:

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Date #5: “Bloodsucking Bastards” with Sam Landman

 

This week I go on a date with playwright and actor Sam Landman to see Bloodsucking Bastards, talking about movies you have to sit and watch if they’re on (whether you love or hate them), and get shushed during the commercials, a first for me.

bloodsucking_bastardsIn addition we watched the trailers for

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Date #4: “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” with Paul von Stoetzel

This week I go on a date with filmmaker Paul von Stoetzel of Killing Joke films to see the most popcorn of popcorn films: Mission Impossible: Rogue NationIt’s a lively discussion about Tom Cruise and a variety of other filmmakers.

This date was recorded at the bar in the theater, so there’s a little bit of background noise, which I tried to mitigate.

MI: Rogue Nation

Trailers we watched:

  • Star Wars: the Force Awakens
  • The Martian
  • Spectre
  • And a trailer for the Atmos sound system

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(and yes, I forgot to take a photo of Paul and I in the theater)

Date #3: “Terminator: Genisys” with Duck Washington

This week I go on a date with Twin Cities artist Derek “Duck” Washington and we see Terminator: Genisys in 3D IMAX. We talk about the nostalgia as a marketing tool, and what it’s like seeing a movie where you love parts of it, but others? Not so much.
Terminator: Genisys

We also watched the trailers for:

Date #2: “Inside Out” with Amy and Jeremy Stomberg

Double date! with Amy “Hannah Shot First” and Jeremy “John Maddening” Stomberg of the Minnesota Rollergirls. These two are rabid movie-goers and we went to a matinee filled with kids to talk about the new Disney/Pixar film,  Inside Out.

Inside Out

 

We talk about our emotionsseeing  a movie with kids, our relationship with Pixar and my long-running argument with Jeremy about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

We also watched the trailers for:

  • Pan
  • Minions
  • Hotel Transylvania 2
  • The Good Dinosaur
  • and the short film that preceded Inside Out: Lava

Let’s go to the movies!

Movie Date with Bill is a podcast about going to the movie theater, see why we do it, and how we respond emotionally to movies.

It’s not a review show, but we will talk about the plot, so consider this a spoiler warning.

“Movie Date with Bill” theme song by Tim Wick and Chad Dutton.

Date #1: “Spy” with Courtney McClean

On my very first date I’m joined by comedian Courtney McClean for the Paul Feig/Melissa McCarthy espionage comedy Spy,  a film neither of us knew very much about before we walked into it and came out loving.

Spy Poster

We also react to the trailers for:

  • Ant-Man
  • Vacation
  • Trainwreck
  • Masterminds
  • American Ultra

A podcast about going to the movies