Episodes
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Aubrey Plaza. Best known for her roles as Ingrid in Ingrid Goes West (2017), April Ludgate in Parks and Recreation (2009-15), and Julie in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Plaza has cornered the market on deadpan comedy. Down Warren and Rigby, for the first time ever, we are joined by two guest Munsons: Cori Wallace...
Published 07/29/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Stanley Tucci. Best known for his roles as Secondo in Big Night (1996), George Harvey in The Lovely Bones (2009) and Caesar Flickerman in The Hunger Games franchise, Tucci has been giving bald guys a good name in the acting scene since the 80s. Joined by guest Munson, Geoff Reid of the From First to Last Podcast, we...
Published 07/15/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Willem Dafoe. Best known for his roles as Norman Osborn in Spider-Man (2002), Jesus in The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Bobby in The Florida Project (2017), Dafoe is one of the most accomplished actors of the past 40 years. Joined briefly by guest Munson, Dan Craig, we discuss how Dafoe has more Razzie noms than...
Published 07/01/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Emily Blunt. Best known for her roles as Rita in Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Emily in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), and Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Returns (2018), Emily has spent 20 years in the business showcasing her range as an actor. Joined by guest Munson, Mark Gehrke, we discuss her questionable career decisions...
Published 06/17/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Seth Green. Best known for his roles as Chris Griffin in Family Guy (1999-Present), Scott in the Austin Powers films, and the creator of Robot Chicken (2005-Present), Seth is the 2nd straight child actor selected by the wheel. Joined by guest Munson, Tony of the Flicks XRayed podcast, we discuss Seth's weird connection to...
Published 06/03/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Dakota Fanning. Best known for her roles as Rachel in War of the Worlds (2005), Lucy in I Am Sam (2001), and Lupita in Man on Fire (2004), Dakota is the youngest actor ever to be invited to the AMPAS. Joined by guest Munson, Sam Phillips, we discuss the 3 distinct phases of Fanning's career (childhood, teen, and adult), her...
Published 05/20/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Bonnie Hunt. Best known for her roles as Sarah Whittle in Jumanji (1995), Jan Edgecomb in The Green Mile (1999), and her various talk shows and sitcoms as Bonnie, this proud Chicagoan has enjoyed a successful career in the entertainment industry. Joined once again by Laura Bennecke, a fellow Chicago actress herself, we...
Published 05/06/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Chris Rock. Best known for his successful stand-up comedy specials, and his roles as Caretaker in The Longest Yard (2005), Andre in Top Five (2014), and Rufus in Dogma (1999), Rock's 30+ year career has spanned comedy, film, documentaries, television, commercials, music, directing, and producing. Joined by Aubrey McKay, we...
Published 04/22/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Best known for his roles as Lancaster Dodd in The Master (2012), Truman Capote in Capote (2005), and Sandy Lyle in Along Came Polly (2004), Hoffman is often considered the best character actor of his generation. Joined once again by Mike Rodmaker, we discuss why we often associate him with his...
Published 04/08/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Gabriel Byrne. Best known for his roles as Keaton in The Usual Suspects (1995), Tom in Miller's Crossing (1990) and Dr. Paul Weston in In Treatment (2008-10), Gabriel Byrne has become of the most prominent Irish actors working today. Among other topics, we discuss his propensity for playing historical characters,...
Published 03/25/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Keith David. Best known for his roles as Dr. Facilier in The Princess and the Frog (2009), Frank in They Live (1988), and Childs in The Thing (1982), Keith David has built a successful career of 300+ credits across film, television, documentaries, video games, and the theater. Joined by Cam Sullivan of the Jacked Up Review...
Published 03/11/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of William Hurt. Best known for his roles as Richie in A History of Violence, Tom in Broadcast News, and John Robinson in Lost in Space, Hurt has carved out a 40+ year career in the entertainment business. Joined once again by guest Munson, John Rigby, we discuss Hurt's decades of stellar roles, controversial antics...
Published 02/25/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Anjelica Huston. Best known for her roles as Morticia Addams, the Grand High Witch, and Lilly in The Grifters, Huston comes from a family of Hollywood royalty (John, Daniel, and Walter). Among other topics, we discuss her public spats with other actors, her significant awards footprint, our opinions on Woody Allen, a...
Published 02/11/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Maya Rudolph. Best known for her characters on Saturday Night Live (SNL), Lillian in Bridesmaids, and the Hormone Mistress in Big Mouth, no other actor we've covered has been in such a wide variety of entertainment projects over the years. Joined by guest Munson, Lauren Hopkins, we discuss her early days with 'The Rentals',...
Published 01/28/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Sam Rockwell. Best known for his roles as Sam Bell in Moon, Dixon in Three Billboards, and Billy in Seven Psychopaths, Rockwell has become a serious Hollywood fan favorite. Joined by guest Munson, Matti Groll, of the Movie Marathoners podcast, we discuss why Ebert called him a modern-day Christopher Walken, his impressive...
Published 01/14/21
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Emma Thompson. Best known for her roles as Elinor in Sense and Sensibility, P.L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks, and Karen in Love Actually, Thompson is the only person to ever win Academy Awards for both acting (Howard's End) and writing (Sense and Sensibility). Down Rigby and James for this episode, we're joined once again by...
Published 12/31/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Tim Roth. Best known for his roles as Cunningham in Rob Roy, Pumpkin in Pulp Fiction and Thade in Planet of the Apes, Roth has carved out a long career in Hollywood working alongside some of the industry's biggest directors. Joined once again by guest Munson, Dan Craig, we discuss his unconventional start in the industry,...
Published 12/17/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Christina Applegate. Best known for her roles as Swell in Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Veronica Corningstone in Anchorman, and Kelly Bundy in Married...with Children, Applegate has been working in Hollywood since she was a toddler. Joined by guest Munson, Jeff Swatkins, we discuss Applegate's early SAG days, her...
Published 12/03/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Alison Brie. Best known for her roles as Ruth in GLOW, Annie in Community, and Trudy in Mad Men, Brie has built a legitimate career in film and television. Joined by guest Munson, Dane Marvin of the CF3: Cult Fans, Films & Finds Podcast, we discuss Brie's many oddball talents off-screen, the legend behind The Disaster...
Published 11/19/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of the Emmy and Tony-winning actor, Bryan Cranston. Best known for his roles as Walter White in Breaking Bad, Hal in Malcolm in the Middle, and Jack O'Donnell in Argo, Cranston has been extremely busy on-screen, on-stage, and behind the camera. Joined by guest Munson, Dames Marvin of the CF3: Cult Fans, Films & Finds...
Published 11/05/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this Halloween-themed episode, we explore the career of the busiest man in Hollywood: Danny Trejo. Best known for his roles as Machete in numerous roles, Razor Charlie in From Dusk Till Dawn, and Navajas in Desperado, Trejo is famous in Hollywood for playing the tattooed badass in most of his roles. Joined by guest Munson and horror expert, Jon Cohorn, we discuss...
Published 10/22/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the 175+ film/TV credit career of Gary Cole. Best known for his roles as Reese Bobby in Talladega Nights, Bill Owens in One Hour Photo, and Lumbergh in Office Space, Cole has quietly put together the largest filmography of any actor we have covered. Joined by guest Munson and former actress/stuntwoman, Laura Bennecke, we discuss Laura's...
Published 10/08/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the 30+ year career of Rene Russo. Best known for her roles as Catherine Banning in The Thomas Crown Affair, Lorna Cole in Lethal Weapon 3/4, and Nina in Nightcrawler, Russo is a household name to anyone who watched action movies in the 1990s. We discuss her early modeling career, lack of television work, five-year break from acting, and...
Published 09/24/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Best known for her roles as Dido in Belle, Noni in Beyond the Lights, and Prema in Concussion, Mbatha-Raw is quietly establishing herself as a versatile actor with a background in dance and stage work. We discuss our collective adoration for her Black Mirror episode and our collective despair towards Jupiter...
Published 09/10/20
Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies Podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor.In this episode, we explore the career of Mahershala Ali with photographer and documentary filmmaker, Mike Rodmaker. Best known for his roles as Remy in House of Cards, Juan in Moonlight and Dr. Shirley in Green Book, Ali is the first actor we've covered who has won multiple Academy Awards. We discuss his early days in college basketball and rap, his undeniable...
Published 08/27/20