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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Movie of the Year: 2001 Mixtape The Taste Buds compile the best 2001 playlist of all time! There is more to life than just putting things into brackets and making them square off. You can also put the things into a list and then scream at your friends about the order of that list. Which…

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Movie of the Year: 2001 Spirited Away The Taste Buds swoon over 2001’s most visually stunning film, Spirited Away! Spirited Away is such a great movie you probably don’t need to hear us talk about it (Greg, try not to actively discourage people from listening to the show, when possible -Ed.), but just because you…

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