·46· She’s All That

Be silent. Be still. Be silent. Be still. Be silent. Be still. For the second episode in our theme-song series, we took on the archetypical teen rom-com, She’s All That. For this one we’ve returned to our classic format — meaning it’s just Helen and Valerie and a Matt, and the episode itself is at […]

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·45· Clueless

If you’ve ever wondered what the hell Helen is singing about in her original Falling in Love Montage theme song, then be buggin’ no longer. Starting with episode 45, Clueless, we will tackle all six movies referenced in the theme song. It’s going to be Phat! We’ve called a truce and brought Val’s Matt back (after he was totally […]

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·44· Emma

For our first (but not last) time covering a Jane Austen adaptation, we knew we needed to rope in someone better read, smarter, and generally superior to us — so we nabbed Superfan Tracy Tanoff! We rode through the rain* to tell you about the Gwyneth Paltrow Emma, easily the second-best adaptation of the novel […]

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·43· Pillow Talk & Down With Love

Ladies’ man, man’s man, man about town, Ollie Brady (one-half of the Best Acquaintances Podcast) joins Helen and Valerie for a double dose of  *’60s sex comedies. They talk the Pillow Talk and walk the Down With Love  **walk. Tune in ‘a la carte’ for this v. v. good time. *in theory (1959/2003) **basically walking with an erection

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·42· Mannequin

Mannequin 1987

Last year we were listening to Rae Sremmurd and doing the Mannequin Challenge. Thirty years ago we were listening to Starship and watching Jonathan Switcher do the Mannequin. FiLM is joined by special guest MC Williams of the Myths Your Teacher Hated podcast to discuss the 1987 re-telling of Pygmalion. Join us for a healthy […]

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·41· GIRLS TRIP

Flossy Posse

Is it hot in here or is it just August? If you’re looking for a breakout summer comedy that’s got everything from urinating on a crowd to bootyhole-kush to sploshing, then look no further than 2017’s Girls Trip. Oh, we should also mention it’s a remarkably grounded narrative about friendship and a powerful portrayal of black women that […]

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·40· Frozen

Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, snow sister ❄️  In our first ever clean* episode, sisters Helen and Valerie talk about Disney’s 2013 Frozen. Our special “guest Matt” will melt you like an Olaf by an open fire. *an earnest attempt to not say F**k and S**t

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·39· Snatched

Helen and Valerie are once again joined by their mother, Karen Wurl, for this belated Mother’s Day treat. The three of them, now fully recovered from the emotional trauma of watching last year’s Mother’s Day (may you rest, sweet Garry), venture to Venture Cinema to watch 2017’s comedy caper Snatched.

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·38· Four Weddings and a Funeral

Falling in Love Montage is packing up the moon and dismantling the sun  for the Never-A-Bride™ June series is now over and done.  Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Owen Choules came by to put the podcast to bed.  The honor of your presence is requested by  Helen & Valerie together with their comrade family featuring […]

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·37· Bridesmaids

Here we are, week 3 of our month long Never-A-Bride spectacular. It’s a little on the nose, but we’re talking about Bridesmaids. Not as divisive as current U.S. politics, but Paul Feig manages to cause turbulence once again. That reminds me, “There’s a colonial woman on the wing, there’s something they’re not telling us!”

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