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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The Superhero Show Show #351 Does Helstrom Deserve a Second Season? The Taste Buds review the final episode of the first (and only?) season of Helstrom! On an all-new episode of the Superhero Hour Hour, Cassie has requested the week off, so Mike is taking over. Sure…Ryan is still here, and that sucks for Mike, but Mike has…

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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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The Superhero Show Show #350 Super Sloppy Walking Dead Double Dare The Taste Buds review this week’s episode of The Walking Dead: The World Beyond! On a very special episode of The Superhero Show Show, Cassie looks around for her co-hosts, but can only find Ryan! That simply won’t stand, as Ryan is a handful, and is always…

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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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The Superhero Show Show #349 Sexy Sibling Love, Devil Style The Taste Buds check back with Helstrom, reviewing the sixth and seventh episodes.  On a very special episode of The Superhero Show Show, Cassie and the Boyz drop back in on Helstrom. They did not love the first episode, so maybe the season got better as it went on? They discuss…

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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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The Superhero Show Show #348 Fear the Walking Cowboy Detective The Taste Buds finally check in on the sixth season of Fear the Walking Dead! On an all-new episode of The Superhero Show Show, Cassie and the Boyz watch this week’s episode of Fear the Walking Dead, and…like it? It’s a focused episode that throws murder mystery and western tropes…

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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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