Dafriend or Dafoe – 054 – Aquaman

At nearly $1 billion in worldwide box office receipts, there’s little doubt on anyone’s mind that 2018’s Aquaman is a huge success. But is it good??? And how is Willem Dafoe in it??? These are the questions that Dafriend or Dafoe exists to answer. Listen now to find out what Ann and Isaac have to…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 053 – The English Patient

This week on the podcast, we’ve sat through “The English Patient”! This 1996 British-American romantic war drama film was directed by Anthony Minghella and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje. It tells the story of Count László de Almásy, who is burned from a plane crash and tells his past…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 052 – Anamorph

This week on the podcast, we’re talking about Anamorph! Five years after helping to catch and kill a serial killer known as Uncle Eddie, NYPD Detective Stan Aubray (Willem Dafoe) is an alcoholic wreck, demoted to teaching duty. When a stockbroker is found murdered in the same manner as Uncle Eddie’s victims, Stan is assigned…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 051 – At Eternity’s Gate

This week on the podcast we’re talking about the latest Dafoe release, “At Eternity’s Gate”! This biographical drama film covers the final years of painter Vincent van Gogh’s life, mostly in the South of France. Dafoe is earning a lot of early Oscar buzz for his performance as the acclaimed painter! Does this flick live…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 050 – Once Upon A Time In Mexico

It’s the 50th episode of our show! This week we’re talking about Once About A Time In Mexico! Featuring the return of the mythic guitar-slinging hero, El Mariachi (Antonio Banderas), in the final installment of the Mariachi/Desperado trilogy. the saga continues as El Mariachi makes his way across a rugged landscape on the blood trail…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 049 – Off Limits

Plainclothes military detectives Buck McGriff (Willem Dafoe) and Albaby Perkins (Gregory Hines) arrive in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1968 to investigate a prostitute’s murder. With the assistance of nun Sister Nicole (Amanda Pays), whose work has familiarized her with Saigon’s seedier side, the two men soon discover a pattern of killings and learn that an earlier…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 048 – The Night and The Moment

The Night and the Moment is a 1995 British-French-Italian erotic drama film co-written and directed by Anna Maria Tatò and starring Willem Dafoe, Lena Olin and Miranda Richardson. It was screened out of competition at the 51st Venice International Film Festival. That’s about all the information we could find online about this movie as it…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 047 – The Vampire’s Assistant

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant is a 2009 American dark fantasy film adaptation of the Vampire Blood trilogy of the book series The Saga of Darren Shan by author Darren Shan. Willem Dafoe is in it for two scenes! And that is a real crime because his costume and character may have been the best…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 046 – Clear and Present Danger

This Harrison Ford political thriller from 1994 features a gung-ho Dafoe- a gun for hire who takes on the Columbian Cartels with his own private army!  Great Dafoe lines and with Ford in his prime, this is a recommended watch by Isaac and Ann, though Ann has a point that the film is a bit…Read moreRead more

Dafriend or Dafoe – 045 – Roadhouse 66

Roadhouse 66 is a 1984 independent film which is nearly out of print, but which you can watch on YouTube right now for free! This is not the classic Patrick Swayze movie, “Roadhouse”, even though it came out nearly 5 years before the wild action flick and did originally omit the “66” from its title. Low…Read moreRead more