50 First Films

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Ep 11 - A Quiet Place
July 06, 2021

In this episode, Steven shows Sylvia a quiet thriller classic. Topics include cochlear implants, angry signing, cinema sins, and quiet sex.Follow us on Twitter! Twitter.com/50FirstFilms

Ep 10 - A Very "Special" Episode (A Quiet Place Part II)
June 16, 2021

SPOILERS - We discuss the entirety of A Quiet Place Part II, so keep that in mind before listening!Steven and Sylvia went to the movies! This isn't our normal format, so things go a little off the rails in this special episode. Topics include moviego

Ep 9 - Bee Movie
June 09, 2021

In this episode, Sylvia and Steven talk about the Seinfelds and the Bees. And capitalism. And Marxism. And the inevitable overturning of humanity... but mostly, bees. We think.Follow us on Twitter! twitter.com/50FirstFilmsSend us a message! 50FirstFilms@g

Ep 8 - The Lego Movie
June 02, 2021

In this episode, Steven shows Sylvia an animated classic that she liked more than she realized. Topics include: Master Builders, Renting Movies from the internet and in stores, Lego Facts, and Everything is Awesome.Follow us on Twitter! twitter.com/50Firs

Ep 7 - The Switch
May 17, 2021

In this episode, Sylvia shows Steven a movie about swappin' sperm in your best friend's pregnancy! Oops! Topics include: The "Baster" short story, IVF mistakes as a romance genre, Autistic-coded characters, and the Friend Zone. Link to

Ep 6 - The Fault in Our Stars
May 11, 2021

In this episode, Steven shows Sylvia the movie that made John Green probably a little too famous for his comfort! Topics include: John Green facts, "okay?" "okay," infinities, and Anne Frank.Follow us on twitter! twitter.com/50FirstFil

Ep 5 - Runaway Bride
May 04, 2021

In this episode, Sylvia shows Steven a slightly problematic but lovable classic romcom! Topics include: Small towns and how they suck sometimes, respecting women, and what makes a couple work.Follow us on Twitter! www.Twitter.com/50FirstFilmsDrop us an em

Ep 4 - Cabin in the Woods
April 21, 2021

In this episode, Steven shows Sylvia a Joss Whedon classic horror-movie-but-not-really-kinda-depends-on-how-you-look-at-it! Topics include: Horror tropes and loving to hate them, magic folding bongs, jocks in high school who were still smart, and subversi

Ep 3 - Teeth
April 14, 2021

*WARNING* This episode contains discussions of rape and violence against women.In this episode, Sylvia shows Steven our first horror movie! Or is it a dark comedy? Topics include: Promise rings and other bold-faced lies, biology and evolution, and why men

Ep 2 - The Perks of Being a Wallflower
April 07, 2021

In this episode, Steven shows Sylvia a young adult classic that she dodged because it looked too John Green-y on Tumblr back in the day. Topics include: classic novels, snarky teenagers, feeling infinite, and how truly awful and stupid truth or dare is.Em