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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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Dec 10, 2019

Get ready for some hardcore sci-fi erotica featuring alien genitalia.

Dec 4, 2019

We venture into the unknown and find a magical land where Henry finds a way to fall in love with Josh Gad.

Nov 26, 2019

We talk about boning down after ranking the films of Adrian Lyne. Exactly as it should be.

Nov 20, 2019

We close out this supremely enjoyable franchise with Jimmy Stewart guiding a party of old-timey actors underwater, followed by a race against time between a plane and a missile for the fate of humanity! We disagreed.

Nov 12, 2019

We watched these two tributes to adultery. Get ready for liftoff.

Nov 5, 2019

From spooky to spoofy, we dissect the filmographies of the ZAZ boys.

Oct 29, 2019

Skyscraper horror! Mustache grooming! Chubby cheeks! A non-plussed Sam Rockwell! Drones! The D-Train forgetting to turn on his mic for the entirety of the episode! 

Oct 24, 2019

Just in case you wanted to hear two MORE assholes discussing this particular film, here we are. 

Oct 22, 2019

Jason Anthony Harris (Public Speaking) joins "The Boys" to discuss Native American Mysticism, brownface, vomit monsters, premature deaths and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Plus, there's a BAFTA theme?! 

Oct 15, 2019

It's a three-movie week! First, George C. Scott chomps on the scenery, which includes a painting of Scott Wilson. Then, Morgan Creek can't decide which boring version of the same movie they want to release, so they decide to release both! 

Oct 8, 2019

Spooky day to you all! Hellcome to the show! We're talking about William Friedkin's Oscar-winning classic and its honeycomb-shaped sequel, which involves Telepathy Machines and Dana Plato. 

Sep 30, 2019

Yapping about yapping.

Sep 23, 2019

Daniel, Henry, Slackers and Dykes this week on The Franchise. We discuss the world of 90s indie cinema with Richard Linklater and Ethan Hawke rankings followed by a discussion of an instant classic. 

Sep 16, 2019

Still talkin' Term. Plus, a Bale ranking.

Sep 9, 2019

Henry and Daniel do math and get annoyed, the AFI chimes in a lot and a Terminator...with boobies?????!!!!!!!

Sep 2, 2019

Arnold and Cameron rankings are attempted before a dissection of this very complicated robot slasher movie.

Aug 26, 2019

Wolf The Dentist proves a formidable villain for our newly expanded Olympic Ducks. Then, they face off against Our Nord and Savior.

Aug 20, 2019

At last. A film with two ampersands in the title.

Aug 19, 2019

Gordon Bombay drives drunk and fucks a kid's mom. Quack. Featuring the world's only Emilio Estevez ranking.

Aug 12, 2019

These ain't your daddy's Critters. Or Leprechauns. Aaron Farinelli comes on to chat about two decidedly belated entries in these two barely notable franchises.

Aug 5, 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio appears in a Critters movie! Then, we take it to space with Angela Bassett!

Jul 29, 2019

Patron John-Evan Bear gifts us with one of those 80s franchises about little guys running around chomping on people. 

Jul 22, 2019

Selleck. Danson. Guttenberg. Nancy Travis doing a British accent. A pooping baby. Heroin. These are the things you want in a major motion picture.

Jul 15, 2019

Mancini decides more Chuckies are better and then the Buddi arrives in some very particular theaters.

Jul 8, 2019

The Mancini Auteur Era begins here with a come-covered, trans-rights-now carnival ride and a haunted house, locked-room bottle episode.

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