Monthly Archives: September 2015

265: Martin Shkreli, Nicole Arbour, Bostonian Fishermen, and Mr. Robot

Bret and Laremy (from join FilmDrunk’s Vince Mancini for another #Content-filled Frotcast, from Mr. Robot and Show Me A Hero, to pharma bro villain Martin Shkreli and internet anti-hero Nicole Arbour. We also talk the 2015 Oscar race and Johnny Depp burying his baubles. Enjoy.
1:00 – Laremy explains why Brad & Laremy on Movies no longer exists and why his dog is always biting people.3:45 – Mr. Robot Talk7:30 – Mr. Robot vs. Fight Club8:20 – Spoilery dicussion of Show Me A Hero. “Oscar Isaac, I am in his teenage fan club.” -Bret. (ends around the 11-minute mark)19:00 – The new Last Witch Hunter trailer. 23:00 – The Boston guys on the boat who have discovered A BABY FACKIN WHALE, MAN. Everyone sent us this clip today, but SUPRISE, we already heard and talked about it.28:00 – Johnny Depp’s burying-my-baubles commercial. 30:25 – Martin Shkreli, the AIDS drug-price-raising pharma bro, plus, my controversial theory that people hate his face more than anything he has said or done. 34:00 – I PREDICTED a pro-Martin Shkreli thinkpiece, which came to pass before we’d even edited.35:00 – The DirecTV commercials, and have they taken a weird, quasi-homophobic turn?40:00 – Coors Light ads. 43:20 – Nicole Arbour and her latest video. Our hypothesis: Nicole Armour is the monster that internet celebrity has created. Bret worries that he is Nicole Arbour. 1:03:55 – Oscar contenders. What will they be?? Our predictions.1:10:18 – Your emails, including how to deal with your terrible film school classmates. Bret and I swap college film class stories.

264: Terrence Howard Math, Steve Rannazzisi on 9/11, Draft Kings, and Bad Festival Q&As

Did you miss the core Frot crew? Close to a full house this week with Vince, Bret, Brendan, and Matt Lieb all back in the Frotquarters to talk Steve Rannazzisi on 9/11, bad festival Q&A questions, Terrence Howard, and Draft, the official sponsor of everything repetitive and terrible.

1:12 – We introduce our new fake sponsor, Draft

5:00 – Brendan and Bret review the Lightning Elemental Pilsner I got for BeerDrunk last week.

8:20 – Brendan is still angry how often he has had to see that Draft Kings ad.

8:54 – The Tech Awfulness Update: Remember Leap, the fancy San Franciso bus company? Wellll, they’re bankrupt. That was fast, wasn’t it?

16:00 – We read our favorite parts of the Australian Monday Night Football live blog.

22:56 – Brendan finally gets to weigh in about Straight Outta Compton.

27:30 – A lengthy discussion of bad movie Q&As: why are they so terrible? Are terrible questions peculiar to movies, or does this happen at any question and answer session? People who ask terrible questions: do they ask them everywhere, or just about movies? Discuss.

41:13 – An example of a bad Q & A question that nearly kills Brendan.

51:50 – Matt Lieb shows up and we talk about his visit to, and the complicated politics of BDSM.

1:02:45 – We talk about Steve Rannazzisi’s fake 9/11 story, with Bret dubbing him a “9/11 Non-Truther.” We decide Draft is the official sponsor of 9/11.

1:13:15 – We accidentally discover a new character, “Truther Jerry Seinfeld,” and it almost kills Brendan. We have to take a recess while he composes himself.

1:14:23 – Terrence Howard and his controversial math theory.

1:24:00 – We finish off with your emails, including a strangely heartwarming success story about anal sex. The power of the frotcast is real!

263: Idris Elba Too Street For Bond-Gate & Hard Knocks with Laremy

Just Vince and Laremy talking movies, sports, and the VMAs this week! Topics include the VMAs, Hard Knocks, Idris Elba/James Bond-gate, The Danish Girl, and more. #Content!

2:00 – We get deep about Laremy’s Bell’s Palsy
6:00 – Laremy wants to know about my trip to Montana
9:00 – I tell Laremy about the German lady crashing her ATV.
17:40 – Laremy gives us his long-awaited thoughts on Straight Outta Compton.
23:00 – Laremy and I argue about Southpaw.
29:50 – The great “is Iris Elba too street to play James Bond” debate.
37:54 – Laremy has discovered the new most asinine NFL column ever written.
43:30 – Hard Knocks talk
48:50 – The VMAs and Miley Cyrus (did you guys know she f*cks now?).
52:35 – Laremy tries to sell me on Josh Gad.
54:35 – I read Josh Gad’s brilliant treatise on why Mike Nichols and Bill Cosby are different people.
1:11:00 – We pour one out for the now-defunct Brad and Laremy on movies 🙁
1:13:45 – I pose the question: what’s more potentially Oscar-baity, Cate Blanchett playing Lucille Ball in an Aaron Sorkin movie or Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl.