Category: Episodes

Dafriend or Dafoe – 011 – eXistenZ

Recommended by our listener, Wayne, 1999’s eXistenZ by David Cronenberg is a multi-layered sci-fi thriller based in a world where virtual reality is more attractive than the real world to most, and where Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh must play an elaborate game to evade capture from assassins. We definitely think you should watch this movie before…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – 010 – Light Sleeper

From the writer of the classic “Taxi Driver”, Light Sleeper never figures out what kind of film it wants to be – a crime thriller, a romantic piece, film noir, etc, etc. On this episode, Ann and Isaac mull through the 1992 movie with the consensus that you shouldn’t unless you have Amazon Prime. The picture…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – 009 – American Dreamz

A film with A-list talent and a successful director… that you’ve probably never heard of. On this episode, Ann and Isaac get into the 2006 film, American Dreamz! This attempt at dark satire falls way short of funny or dark, lingers way past its welcome and can’t decide what audience it wants to attract- light-hearted comedy…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – 008 – Shadow of the Vampire

On this episode, Ann and Isaac get into the Nic Cage produced 2000 film, Shadow of the Vampire! In this movie, Willem Dafoe simply steals every scene he’s in, carrying the picture under heavy prosthetics to the point of being nearly unrecognizable. The supporting cast also comes to play to provide a great indie-horror/dark comedy.  If you’ve…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – E007 – Speed 2: Cruise Control

On this episode, Ann and Isaac get into the widely panned Sandra Bullock box-office bomb Speed 2: Cruise Control. The production of this movie literally nearly killed its two main stars. While an overall horrific film, Dafoe steals every scene he’s in. Listen now to hear what your hosts thought of this action clunker. If you’ve got something about…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – E006 – Murder On the Orient Express

On this episode, Ann and Isaac get into 2017’s Murder On the Orient Express. Despite all of the talent involved with this picture, critics are pretty evenly divided on this movie. Our hosts, however, are of a unified opinion when it comes to this Kenneth Branagh production. This show is super spoiler-heavy so in you don’t want to…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – E005 – The Florida Project

On this episode, Ann and Isaac talk about the independent 2017 release, The Florida Project. This film has gathered a lot of attention for the award-worthy performances of Willem Dafoe and several of the other players featured in the movie. IMDB describes the film as “Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – E004 – Wild At Heart

In this episode, Ann and Isaac discuss David Lynch’s Wild At Heart. IMDB describes this film as “Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula’s mom has hired to kill Sailor,” but that doesn’t even begin to do this film justice! This is a weird one, folks, and we hope…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – E003 – Mississippi Burning

In this episode, Isaac and Ann look at 1988’s Mississippi Burning. IMBD describes the film as “Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up…

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Dafriend or Dafoe – E002 – To Live or Die In L.A.

In this episode, Ann and Isaac discuss 1985’s To Live and Die in L.A.! IMDB descibes this movie as “A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter  (Dafoe!) who killed his partner.” Isaac loved this movie! Ann… not so much! But both had a lot to say about it! We…

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