Movie of the Year: 2020 Da 5 Bloods The Taste Buds discuss one of 2020’s most entertaining movies, Da 5 Bloods! Da Five Bloods is the first movie by Spike Lee–excuse me, PopFilter Hall of Famer Spike Lee, respect–released exclusively on Netflix, but it doesn’t feel like a small movie even if it was destined…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 A Winner Declared The Taste Buds are ready to decide on 2001’s Movie of the Year! It all comes down to this! By the time you have listened to this episode, you will know the 2001 Movie of the Year. You’ve been waiting all season for us to declare a…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 Finale The Taste Buds are ready to decide on 2001’s Movie of the Year! Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, non-binary folks, people who prefer not to be addressed at all–wait, not you–the time has come to crown the champion of 2001, a year that is solely known for the…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 GenreBlast The Taste Buds talk 2001 genres: comedy, tragedy, action, and more! Genres, we don’t always respect them, but gosh darn if we don’t absolutely love them. When we made this podcast, we promised we would rank every movie solely on what it attempted to be, and thus a comedy…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence The Taste Buds talk 2001’s grandest fairy tale, A.I. Artificial Intelligence! 2020 is the worst thing to ever happen, but there is still a little magic left in the world. You know how I know? Because this holiday season has given birth to a holiday miracle: a…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 Donnie Darko The Taste Buds talk 2001’s Darko-est film, Donnie Darko! Writer/Director Richard Kelly’s feature debut, Donnie Darko was almost just a footnote in Jake Gyllenhall’s Career. After debuting at sunset, it was nearly released straight to video, and because of the plane crash element so close to 9/11, it…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 Y Tu Mamá También The Taste Buds swoon over 2001’s sexiest film, Y Tu Mamá También! Y Tu Mamá También is Alfonso Curon’s 4th film, and the one that elevated him in Hollywood, and was co-written with his brother Carlos. Y Tu tells a coming-of-age story about two teenage boys,…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 Ocean’s Eleven The Taste Buds swoon over 2001’s coolest film, Ocean’s 11! Ocean’s 11 is pure Hollywood enjoyment. How much popcorn has been shoveled into maw’s during this one is anyone’s guess. Around these parts we tend to celebrate the more cerebral and mentally chunky movies, but you have to…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 Mulholland Drive The Taste Buds swoon over 2001’s most beguiling film, Mulholland Drive! This week on the show, the guys discuss Mulholland Drive, David Lynch’s quixotic masterpiece! Do the guys feel they “get it” enough to fully enjoy it? Did the movie confound and astound them, pushing their minds to…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums The Taste Buds swoon over 2001’s most twee and whimsical film, The Royal Tenenbaums! The Royal Tenenbaums is not just a movie: It is a Wes Anderson movie. In many ways, it is the most Wes Anderson movie of all time. Full of whimsy, color, and cool, the movie…

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