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Alex goes solo to deliver a quick, spoiler-free review on Paul Schrader’s new film, “The Card Counter.” Alex discusses the themes in Paul Schrader’s work, Oscar Isaac’s 2021 moment, stunt casting, movies about loners, and more. Let us know what you think of “The Card Counter” on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast! Watch Alex's films at http://alexwithrow.com/ W…
 
Nick and Alex dive into the misunderstood marvel that is “Magic Mike.” The guys discuss Steven Soderbergh’s short retirement, Films vs. Movies, a never-better Matthew McConaughey, a graceful Riley Keough, and much more! What do you think of Mike and the gang? Let us know on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's films at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch …
 
To celebrate Nicolas Cage's great performance in the new film, "Pig," Nick and Alex pick their five favorite Cage roles. Crazy Cage, Action Cage, Oscar Cage - with only five slots to fill, the guys have a blast diving into one of the craziest careers in Hollywood history. What are your favorite Cage roles? Let us know on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watc…
 
A24 is one of the best, most exciting film studios making and releasing movies today. Nick and Alex go through A24’s movie catalogue and highlight some of the best films from the past decade. Tell us your favorite A24 films on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's films at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's films at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ …
 
After four devious years of lying to Alex’s face, the power of Christ compelled Nick to finally watch William Friedkin’s masterpiece, “The Exorcist.” The guys catch listeners up with a few archive clips that explain their “Exorcist” drama, then Alex interviews Nick about his first time watching the film. This episode happened because of our fans – …
 
Alex and Nick dive into the work of cinema’s most discussed filmmaker, the legendary Stanley Kubrick. During their full career breakdown, the guys discuss Kubrick as a visual rule breaker, deliberate acting performances, playful narration, how each Kubrick film gets better with every rewatch, and much, much more. Tell us your favorite Kubrick film …
 
Alex and Nick celebrate their first full year of podcasting. The guys talk about the amazing podcast community they've met, the fear of making personal stories public, topics they'd like to cover, movies they've reappraised, and they both update their Top 10 Films of All Time lists. Let us know what you think of the show on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast! W…
 
This episode contains the most outrageous moment of "What Are You Watching?" yet. In addition to that verbal frenzy (which comes toward the end of the episode), Alex and Nick talk about the best decade in film history, hysterical foreign films, Hal Ashby's genius, and how to lie to your best friend's face for four years straight. Tell us your favor…
 
By popular demand, Nick and Alex dive into David Fincher’s modern classic, "Zodiac." The guys talk about Fincher’s process, the film’s attention to detail, the dying art of the director’s commentary, Dermot Mulroney as an all-timer, and much more. Big thanks to our friends on Twitter who voted for us to cover this movie! Follow us there @WAYW_Podca…
 
Nick interviews Alex about the movies that inspired Alex to become a filmmaker. Alex discusses his lifetime obsession with film, using trauma as a creative launching point, learning how to direct from movies, and why “Antwone Fisher” may be the most important movie of his life. Let us know what films inspire you on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex…
 
Alex interviews Nick about the five films that inspired Nick to become a filmmaker. Nick discusses the importance of breaking film rules, confident direction, stealing from the best, and why a brief scene in “Rachel Getting Married” made him view film in a new light. Let us know what films inspire you on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's films at…
 
Nick and Alex detox from an insane Oscar season with some of their favorite movies to hang out with. A fun episode of fun movies. What are some of your favorite movies to hang out with? Let us know on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's films at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's films at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ Tell us what you're watchi…
 
Alex and Nick pay a quick tribute to their favorite movie theater chain, ArcLight Cinemas, which recently announced it was closing its doors. The guys discuss the magic of the Cinerama Dome, their first ArcLight experiences, celebrity sightings, and the joy of seeing a movie in a place built for movie lovers. Have a memorable ArcLight experience? L…
 
Alex and Nick hit record directly after the 93rd Academy Awards concluded to dish out their raw takes on one of Oscar’s oddest nights. What did you think of the 2021 Oscars? Let us know on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's films at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's films at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ Tell us what you're watching at whatar…
 
Heath Ledger had that raw, natural talent that immediately likened him to Brando, Clift, and Dean. Alex and Nick break down each of Ledger’s roles and talk about his all-timer performances, infamous characters, distinct acting choices, and much more. What’s your favorite Heath Ledger performance? Let us know on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's f…
 
1982 in film had a lot: The death of ‘70s cinema, the birth of the modern high school comedy, genre-defining sci-fi masterpieces, movie stars trying to murder their directors. Nick and Alex dive into 1982, a sneakily influential year for modern cinema. Also, Alex goes on a rant about one of the worst movie fights in film history. What are you favor…
 
Nick and Alex do a deep dive on the exciting and controversial new Netflix film, “Malcolm & Marie.” The guys discuss Zendaya’s deserved praise, Hollywood nepotism, criticism vs. art, intentional cinematography, and the emergence of macaroni and cheese on film. Let us know if you dug “Malcolm and Marie” on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's films a…
 
The 2020/2021 Oscar nominations are in! Alex and Nick talk snubs, surprises, what it will take for David Fincher to win an Oscar, idiotic Academy politics, and “The Father” potentially being the best film ever made (even though Nick and Alex haven’t seen it). Tell us what you thought about the nominations on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast. Watch Alex's film…
 
What’s your favorite movie for every year you’ve been alive? Nick and Alex list their picks and discuss best films vs. favorite films, prestige vs. personal, ambitious filmmakers, and time as a representation of greatness. Tell us your favorite movie every year on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast! Watch Alex's films at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's fil…
 
What better way to continue the Amy Adams conversation than by diving into Tom Ford’s supremely twisted “Nocturnal Animals?” Alex and Nick discuss multi-hyphened artists, the most disturbing movie scenes of all time, fragile masculinity, Laura Linney as THE scene stealer, and more. Tell us what you think of "Nocturnal Animals" on Twitter @WAYW_Podc…
 
How can you not love Amy Adams? Alex and Nick break down the full career of this living legend. Topics include: Bringing faith into performance, cursing in "Junebug," the hidden weight of her work in "Doubt," why she's never won an Oscar, and much more. What's your favorite Amy Adams performance? Let us know on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast! Watch Alex's w…
 
Nick and Alex fully reveal their obsession with movies in discussing the best movies they discovered in 2020. This is a wide-ranging, hardcore movie geek episode that covers all types of films from all different eras. What were some of the best new-to-you movies you saw in 2020? Let us know on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast! Watch Alex's work at http://alex…
 
Rounding out their Cassavetes binge, Alex and Nick do a deep dive into Elaine May's masterwork, "Mikey and Nicky," starring John Cassavetes and Peter Falk. The guys talk about Elaine May's iconic career, improvisation, fragile friendships, Sanford Meisner as an actor, Ned Beatty as an all-timer, and much more. Tell us what you think of "Mikey and N…
 
Alex and Nick each offer up five holiday-themed double features, some of which are certainly not fun for the whole family. Spirited categories include: Holidays from Hell, Freaky Families, Loser on Christmas, and much more. Tell us about your holiday movie traditions on Twitter @WAYW_Podcast! Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick'…
 
Happy birthday, John Cassavetes! In Part 2 of their epic episode, the guys review “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” (01:01 ), “Mikey and Nicky” (14:47), “Opening Night” (17:08), “Gloria” (22:29), “Love Streams” (27:10), and “Big Trouble” (33:08). They end with some Cassavetes categories, and Alex shares his most personal movie recommendation yet. W…
 
Alex and Nick offer up their biggest episode yet, a two-part deep dive into the career of their favorite filmmaker, John Cassavetes. In Part 1, the guys discuss Cassavetes’ beginnings, early acting work, and filmmaking style (04:21), “Shadows” (16:15), “Too Late Blues” and “A Child Is Waiting” (25:57), notable acting work (29:44), “Faces” (34:34), …
 
Alex and Nick offer up some very current movie streaming recommendations. All recs are quick and spoiler-free. Topics include realistic gore coming back to horror, good chess movies vs. bad chess shows, an Oscar-worthy Caleb Landry Jones, the death of the courtroom drama, and depicting COVID on screen. The guys end with a brief review of their favo…
 
Nick brings his fanatical love for professional wrestling to this emotional deep dive on Darren Aronofsky’s “The Wrestler.” The guys discuss Mickey Rourke as an acting giant (13:24), why Nick connects to the film so deeply (17:19), a never-better Marisa Tomei (26:21), the legendary on-screen argument between Rourke and Evan Rachel Wood (29:23), int…
 
Nick and Alex blend their movie and music tastes to discuss their favorite movie soundtracks (01:43), favorite use of songs in Pure Cinema scenes (12:44), best movie song performances (26:29), how “Shame” influenced their filmmaking (35:31), songs that should be retired from movies (41:57), and more. Alex also shares a personal story about a song u…
 
Alex and Nick cover a wide range of films as they discuss their favorite film scores. Topics include: Score creating pure cinema, rockers as composers, James Horner and M83 as all-timers, MUCH more. Nick also details his hilariously specific workout playlist of movie scores. Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://…
 
Nick and Alex dive deep into Derek Cianfrance’s haunting modern epic, "The Place Beyond the Pines." The guys talk pragmatic bank robberies, the presence of Eva Mendes, cinematographer death dreams, and Bruce Greenwood as an all-timer character actor. At the end of the show, Alex shares a personal story of why he became a filmmaker. Watch Alex's wor…
 
Alex and Nick break down the full career of the great Daniel Day-Lewis. Topics include: Important actor choices, debunking the DDL lore, retirement, DDL as a comedic leading man, and much more! Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ Tell us what you're watching at whatareyouwatchingpodcast@…
 
Is 1999 in the running as the best movie year ever? Alex and Nick break down all things 1999: Their favorite films of the year, indie vs. mainstream releases, the game-changing Oscars, and a never-better Tom Cruise. Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ Tell us what you're watching at what…
 
A "Los Angeles Movie" is more than just the setting, and Alex and Nick dive into some of their favorites. Topics discussed include the hidden magic of L.A., the raw reality of the city, the eeriness of Hollywood at 4 a.m., and Ingmar Bergman as a meta device. Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdost…
 
Alex and Nick offer current streaming recommendations that are all directed by incredible women filmmakers. Old and new, happy and explosive, we talk about a ton of great stuff to choose from. Recs are current as of September 16, 2020! Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ View TCM’s full …
 
Nick hosts this week's episode, about his favorite character actor, the iconic Michael Biehn. Nick and Alex talk about their favorite Biehn roles (Kyle Reese! Corporal Hicks! Johnny Ringo!), Biehn vs. Ed Harris (x2), and Biehn as a creative influence. Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ …
 
Alex and Nick look at the career of Alex's favorite character actor, the legendary Christopher McDonald. They talk about Chris Mac's roles (Shooter McGavin! Tappy Tibbons! Tommy J!), and Alex recounts the time he hung out with Chris Mac in NYC. Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Read Alex's full interview with Christopher McDonald from Ma…
 
Is Roger Deakins the best living cinematographer? Nick and Alex talk all things Deakins: Oscar nominations, favorite Deaks shots, cove lighting, “Jesse James” as an all-timer. Plus, Alex goes on a rant about Oscar-qualifying years. Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ Tell us what you're …
 
Alex and Nick break down some of the funniest, most heartwarming, and most outrageous experiences they'd had while seeing a movie. Drunken reenactments, Times Square rowdiness, memories of loved ones we've lost, inappropriate theaters with Dad. Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ Tell us…
 
Alex and Nick tell you what they’re watching by offering current streaming recommendations. Movies, TV, a ton of different genres to choose from. Recs are current as of August 3, 2020! Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdostal.com/ Tell us what you're watching at whatareyouwatchingpodcast@gmail.com…
 
"A Martin Scorsese Picture,” "A Spike Lee Joint,” and now, "A Richard Linklater Jam.” Nick and Alex discuss the work of one of their favorite filmmakers, the great Richard Linklater. Lots of love for the “Before” Trilogy, “Tape,” and “Everybody Wants Some!!” Watch Alex's work at http://alexwithrow.com/ Watch Nick's work at https://www.nicholasdosta…
 
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