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The Franchise

A podcast where Daniel Erenberg and Henry Papale discuss films that were hammered into the shape of a franchise.
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May 29, 2020

We finally got around to the most recent Jumanji. It doesn't go how we expected it to.

May 26, 2020

Daniel and Henry shred their vocal chords doing Djinn impressions for 2 hours.

May 19, 2020

Welcome to ye olde Franchise, where we talk about actual movies and rank the films of Cate Blanchett.

May 12, 2020

Good news: we're done watching these movies. Bad news: We still had to talk about two more of them, plus a YouTube video or something? Also, we ranked them. Plus, we listen to pitches about which superior country we should move to.

Apr 22, 2020

This is the same as the previous episode but edited by friend and patron Josh Merlis. If you had any trouble with the last 55 minutes of the podcast--volume problems especially--here's a slightly better version.

Apr 21, 2020

Whale Fall's Aaron Farinelli joins us to discuss the relative spookiness of corn products. Then, lists are done for no reason and Daniel has cause to make lots of Buffy references. Will we ever meet He Who Walks Behind the Rows?

Apr 14, 2020

D-Grain and H-Stalk join the cult of He Who Walks Behind The Rows.

Apr 7, 2020

It's a 200th episode extravaganza! We debut our 2019 lists and a new Honorable Mentions Theme, then we rank the great films of Steven Seagal, before discussing two of the best Die Hard rip-offs. Plus, a discussion of train movies!

Mar 31, 2020

Episode number 199 tries to pin down exactly what Hal was thinking with Fay Grim and then denounces Hollywood for forcing the third in the trilogy to be Kickstartered. Also, Hal Hartley pitches Fay Grim to Marc Cuban in the Shark Tank.

Mar 24, 2020

Because you're all stuck inside anyway, we can get away with a celebrating a wonderful filmmaker that you probably don't give a care about. We also rank Parker Posey and discuss New Andy's Deli.

Mar 17, 2020

Special quarantine edition! We wrap up and rank the Texas Chainsaw movies with two weird departures. It starts with an awkward 9/11 joke! Will things improve from there? Tune in to find out!

Mar 10, 2020

Now, you see, they're dunes but they're platinum. Platinum dunes. A remake and a prequel to a remake. Ah, the 00s.

Feb 28, 2020

We finally saw that new Terminator movie Cameron produced. We did not find it enjoyable.

Feb 25, 2020

Evil Chris chose this franchise and we begin with Henry viewing a classic for the first time and Daniel relating a little too closely to the Leatherface family.

Feb 21, 2020

We salvaged 11 minutes of this previously lost episode and recorded new intros and reviews of the final two Lone Wolf and Cub movies! We did it!

Feb 11, 2020

We venture forth back to samurai times, as Henry figures out what year it is and we unfortunately get up to four for four on rapes.

Feb 4, 2020

What year is it? Who are these people? What's a gaijin? All these questions answered and more outside our wheelhouse as a Patron delivers us a manga adaptation samurai franchise.

Jan 28, 2020

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We did a deep dive into all 3 Crocodile Dundee movies, including just how the hell Paul Hogan locked down the Kozlosker. Happy Australia Day!

Jan 24, 2020

Two more losers wasting podcast time on this movie. Dew it.

Jan 21, 2020

We say goodbye to every Stifler one by one.

Jan 14, 2020

Daniel and Henry venture to the limits of taste. A piece of furniture failed to survive this episode. Chris Weitz solves an argument. Stiflers are discussed.

Jan 7, 2020

Bob Dylan's Sasquatch of a son helms a verite sex farce somehow, before Tad Helgenbrelgen or whatever shows up to try to inject the whole enterprise with some added Stiffy Juice.

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