Episodes
Published 05/24/24
Today on Wussy Movie Club, Rachel Garbus is here to talk with iconic and legendary filmmaker Alice Wu, known for 2004's “Saving Face” and Netflix’s 2020 “The Half of It.” We include the full fifty-minute interview versus the fifteen minutes shown at the WUSSY screening of Wu’s “Saving Face.”   Alice Wu is an American film director and screenwriter known for her films Saving Face and The Half of It. Her films feature Chinese-American main characters and explore the lives of intellectual,...
Published 05/24/24
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we are joined by Atlanta filmmaker Leo Hollen Jr. to discuss Luca Guadagnino’s newest threesome sweat wet tennis in, “Challengers.” starring Zendaya, Josh O'Connor, and Mike Faist.   Tash (Zendaya), a tennis player turned coach, has transformed her husband (Mike Faist) from a mediocre player into a world-famous grand slam champion. To jolt him out of his recent losing streak, she makes him play a challenger event -- close to the lowest level of tournament on the...
Published 04/29/24
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we discuss the coolest lesbian film since 1996’s “Bound,” directed by Rose Glass and starring Kristen Stewart, Katy O Brian, and Ed Harris, “Love Lies Bleeding.”   Lou is a reclusive gym manager who falls hard for Jackie, an ambitious bodybuilder who's heading to Las Vegas to pursue her dream. Their love soon leads to violence as they get pulled deep into the web of Lou's criminal family.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast examines films a...
Published 04/05/24
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we talk with directors Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping on their narrative British feature debut thriller “Femme,” which had its world premiere in the Panorama section of the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival.   Jules is targeted in a horrific homophobic attack, destroying his life and career. Some time after that, he encounters one of his attackers in a gay sauna and wants revenge.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast examines films a...
Published 03/29/24
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we come into Spring with a review and discussion of the new entry in Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune,” starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, and Austin Butler.   Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the universe, he must prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.   WUSSY Movie Club is a...
Published 03/22/24
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we bring in the new year of 2024 with our first episode on a debut feature film from Zelda Williams and a script from icon Diablo Cody. Johne and DJ discuss the film, as well as an in person interview with Johne, Zelda, and Diablo.   A misunderstood teenager and a reanimated corpse embark on a murderous journey to find love, happiness, and a few missing body parts. Starring Kathryn Newton, Cole Sprouse, and Carla Gugino.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable...
Published 02/09/24
Today on Wussy Movie Club, Johne Kilberg and DJ Shaw dish out their favorites in cinema in 2023. Both include their top 5 films, accumulating to 10 films from WUSSY Movie Club. Special mentions included! What was your favorite film from 2023?   Films mentioned include: Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, Evil Dead Rise, Past Lives, Studio Ghibli’s The Boy and the Heron, and many more.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast examines films a Queer lens, featuring themed seasons and...
Published 12/18/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review and discuss the third rendition of the Scott Pilgrim narrative with the Netflix Original Animated Series: “Scott Pilgrim Takes Off” starring the entire cast of the 2010 motion picture “Scott Pilgrim Vs the World.”   After meeting the woman of his dreams, a charming musician finds himself contending with an army of her ex-boyfriends. The series reunites the cast of Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Satya Bhabha, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna...
Published 12/01/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review Emerald Fennell’s second feature film, follow up to “Promising Young Woman,” which won her the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.   A student is invited to an eccentric classmate's estate for an exciting summer. Starring Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi, Rosamund Pike, and Richard E. Grant.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast that examines films from a Queer lens, featuring themed seasons and special interviews with Queer...
Published 11/24/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we wrap up October Horror Games - on November 3rd - we review the new horror video game film adaptation of “Five Nights at Freddy’s” starring "Hunger Grames" Josh Hutcherson and Matthew Lillard from "Scooby Doo," and "Scream."   A troubled security guard (Josh Hutcherson) begins working at Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria. While spending his first night on the job, he realizes the late shift at Freddy's won't be so easy to make it through.   WUSSY Movie Club is a...
Published 11/03/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we play a game ourselves for our October Horror Games season by ranking a curated group of characters from Halloween / Horror films with the help of our friend, Falyn Lazarus, local LA comedian and co-host of the mostly misc podcast!   Ever think about Freddy, Jason, and Michael in a you know what I mean sort of way? Well, today we dish our our thoughts and dirty feelings toward the one holding the knife in cinema. Listen in as we rank these killers from “glock...
Published 10/27/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we continue our October Horror Games season with a review and take a look into the newly released Saw X, and the Saw film series. Excluding of course Jigsaw and Spiral, because those films are not important.   Hoping for a miraculous cure, John Kramer travels to Mexico for a risky and experimental medical procedure, only to discover the entire operation is a scam to defraud the most vulnerable. Armed with a newfound purpose, the infamous serial killer uses...
Published 10/20/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we are back from a mini nap to go deep in our October Horror Games season! Our first deep dive is on the Resident Evil film and banging out the rest of the series with Biqtch Puddin! The series iconically stars Milla Jovovich and is one of the most influential video game series of all time.   Based on the popular video game, Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez star as the leaders of a commando team who must break into "the hive," a vast underground genetics...
Published 10/13/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review Emma Seligman’s second feature after her 2020’s “Shiva Baby,” comes her new summer hit, “Bottoms.” Joined by LA writer and creator of Mostly Misc Etc podcast, Kirsi Minty.   Unpopular best friends PJ and Josie start a high school fight club to meet girls and lose their virginity. They soon find themselves in over their heads when the most popular students start beating each other up in the name of self-defense.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable...
Published 09/01/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we reach the end of the road of Season two of one of the most talked about shows of the year, “And Just Like That…” and the season finale!   Joined weekly by H. Alan Scott, we discuss Samantha, Aidan, Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda, Seema, Dr. Nya, Lisa, and Anthony as we embark on the final episode of season two.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast that examines films from a Queer lens, featuring themed seasons and special interviews with...
Published 08/31/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review the Rom-Com on everyone’s cake lips, Amazon Prime’s “Red, White & Royal Blue” joined by Atlanta filmmaker Rebecka “Bex” Bethel.   Based on the novel by Casey McQuiston, Alex Claremont-Diaz, the first son of the United States, and young Prince Henry fall in love. However, considering their high-profile public lives, they must keep their relationship a secret at all costs.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast examines films a...
Published 08/25/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we double recap Episodes 9 and 10 part one of Season two of one of the most talked about shows of the year, “And Just Like That…” which just got renewed for a third season!   Joined weekly by H. Alan Scott, we discuss Charlotte's MVP status, Aiden’s crying, Carrie taking a big sip, and Miranda’s boss girl pants while we all anticipate the phonecall from Samantha.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast examines films a Queer lens, featuring...
Published 08/24/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review the box office hit and the new iteration of one of the most beloved franchises, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem,” starring Jackie Chan, Nicolas Cantu, Ayo Edebiri, Micah Abbey, Seth Rogen, Brady Noon, and Shamion Brown Jr.   After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers. Their new friend, April O'Neil, helps them take on a mysterious crime...
Published 08/11/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we discuss Carrie and Seema’s wet hairs recap Episode 8 of Season two of one of the most talked about shows of the year, “And Just Like That…”   Joined weekly by H. Alan Scott, we discuss Aiden’s trauma, Lex Luther's Dad works for Seema, Miranda werking, Charlotte's belt, Dr. Nya is MIA, and a supportive Lisa. There are only two episodes left of this season!   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast that examines films from a Queer lens, featuring...
Published 08/10/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review A24’s Australian Summer horror flick, “Talk to Me,” starring Sophie Wilde. Zoe Terakes, and Sabrina’s Miranda Otto.   When a group of friends discovers how to conjure spirits by using an embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill -- until one of them unleashes terrifying supernatural forces.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast that examines films from a Queer lens, featuring themed seasons and special interviews with Queer...
Published 08/04/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we get to see Carrie and Aiden together once more as we recap Episode 7 of Season two of one of the most talked about shows of the year, “And Just Like That…”   Joined weekly by H Alan Scott, we discuss Miranda’s Ms. Darcy, Charlotte's brownie, Dr. Nya eating a souffle, and a suspicious Lisa.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast that examines films from a Queer lens, featuring themed seasons and special interviews with Queer filmmakers. Every...
Published 08/03/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review the name on everyone’s lips and the source of the current pink craze, Greta Gewig’s “Barbie.”   Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast that examines films from a Queer lens, featuring themed seasons and...
Published 07/28/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we review Christopher Nolan’s film about the controversial scientist and American, J. Robert Oppenhiemer in “Oppenhiemer,” starring Cillian Murphy.   During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work comes to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witness the world's first nuclear...
Published 07/28/23
Today on Wussy Movie Club, we brace the storm together recapping Episode 6 of Season two of one of the most talked about shows of the year, “And Just Like That…”   Joined weekly by H Alan Scott, we discuss Charlotte's Condoms, Carrie’s Emails, and Miranda acting like Miranda again.   WUSSY Movie Club is a weekly roundtable movie podcast that examines films from a Queer lens, featuring themed seasons and special interviews with Queer filmmakers. Every Wednesday, a rotating cast of LGBTQIA+...
Published 07/27/23