Todd Wofford

Thor: Love and Thunder (Spoiler-Free)

Thor: Love and Thunder debuted in theaters on July 8th, and Travis, Taylor and myself all saw it.  We have many thoughts.  It was………good? We try to keep things pretty spoiler-free, so if you haven’t seen it, you’re safe to listen.

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Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure — (Viognier)

What’s up, most bodacious listeners?!  This episode kicks off our totally righteous look at time travel flicks.  To get started, we look at a fan favorite:  Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.  It’s got everything, from a baby-faced Keanu Reeves to George Carlin his grouchy prime. For wine, we’re contrasting wines through time:  That means we’ll…

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Movie Mailbag Monday: July 4, 2022

It’s our first installment of Movie Mailbag Monday.  In this mini-episode, we answer questions from you, our dear listeners!  For this installment, it’s really one big question:  What  are our all-time favorite films?  The answers may surprise you!

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Network (Cabernet)

For this episode, we screen a landmark movie:  Sidney Lumet’s Network.  This masterpiece satire examines the outsized influence of television on our daily lives.  It continues to be frighteningly relevant to this day.  Network won numerous awards, including Oscars for Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway, and Beatrice Strait.  Paddy Chayefsky also won his third screenwriting Academy Award. To…

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Obi Wan Kenobi, Episode 6 (*spoilers*)

We discuss the finale of Obi Wan Kenobi, the new miniseries on Disney+.  From a weak beginning, Ewan McGregor’s starring vehicle has gotten progressively better.  Not great–just better.  As always, this is a recap and review, so spoilers abound!. Proceed with caution!

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The Princess Bride (Pinot Noir Rosé)

Our final wedding episode takes us to an all-time 80s classic:  The Princess Bride.  Director Rob Reiner and writer William Goldman team up with a top-notch cast to deliver a loving spoof of beloved fantasy tales.  Ironically, this became a beloved fantasy tale in its own right. Loaded with famous quotes, hilarious performances, and wonderful…

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Obi Wan Kenobi, Episode 5 (*spoilers*)

For this episode, we recap and review the penultimate (<< $100 word alert) episode of Obi Wan Kenobi, now airing on Disney+.  We also drink some affordable Spanish rosé to pair with our main series on wedding movies.  This particular wine would be perfect for an outdoor wedding:  It goes with grill food, and it will cool…

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Palm Springs (Cabernet)

Part four of our wedding series brings us to a recent classic.  On the surface, Palm Springs might sound a bit too much like Groundhog Day.  But dig a little deeper, and this is a much darker and philosophical counterpart.  In a brief synopsis, a young woman (Cristin Milioti) attends her sister’s wedding, where she meets a kooky,…

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Ms. Marvel, Episode 1 (*spoilers*)

For this mini-episode, Travis and I discuss the premiere of Ms. Marvel, Marvel’s latest superhero series, now on Disney+.  Ms. Marvel represents a true hybrid:  Not only is it a coming-of-age comedy and an origin story that sets up The Marvels, but this series also adds to Marvels attempt to incorporate more diversity into the MCU.  Kamala Khan,…

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Obi Wan Kenobi, Episode 4 (*spoilers*)

On this mini-episode, we take a look at episode 4 of Obi Wan Kenobi, now on Disney+.  This is a review and recap, so *spoilers abound*.  To go with our main series on wedding films, we drink a couple of wines that have played a big part in my own marriage, including a Spanish bubbly our honeymoon….

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