Please note: the movies we talk about often contain adult language and content, and so do our discussions on this podcast. Listener discretion is advised.
Rob and Gila smash a bottle of something sparkly on their new film podcast by watching the 1944 Alfred Hitchcock film Lifeboat.
Rob and Gila shake up the format and go to their local cinema to catch a film neither of them has already seen, 2019’s Elton John biopic Rocketman.
Rob shows Gila 1985’s piratey-wish-fulfillment adventure The Goonies, and they discover together whether the old swashes can still be suitably buckled today.
Gila shows Rob the extremely indie 2000 Sundance-award-winning rom-com The Tao of Steve, which somehow results in our shortest episode to date.
There’s a special screening of 1979’s cult dystopian gang-fight film The Warriors on Coney Island, and Rob invites Gila out to play. Can she dig it? Listen and find out!
Gila takes Rob on a journey to Riverdale. Not the dark CW teen drama based on Archie comics, nor the neighborhood in the Bronx; this is the bubbly cinematic Riverdale populated by 2001’s live-action Josie and the Pussycats.
The Modern Technology Watches Halloween Special consists of the fallout from Gila and Rob’s joyous annual Halloween viewing of 1994’s fake-news TV movie Without Warning.
Gila and Rob are joined on Modern Technology Watches by special guest Susie “Mother of the Bride” Drazen, who has brought the acclaimed 1959 comedy Some Like It Hot for us to enjoy.
Rob takes Gila on a Modern Technology Watches trip to the dark and mysterious future of… *checks notes* …November 2019, the futuristic setting of 1982’s cyberpunk film noir Blade Runner.
Gila invites Rob on a trip to Camp, a 2003 film about a theatrical Summer camp populated by theatrical characters putting on theatrical productions.
Does the movie speak to Rob, himself an old theatre kid, or is this one closing early?
Rob connects Gila to 1976’s news-entertainment satire Network.
How will Gila react to this Oscar-winning world of live-televised meltdowns, corporate machination, and human manipulation? Will she count herself among the faithful audience awaiting their prophet, or will she be mad as hell about having to watch?