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REVIEW: ‘Lady Bird’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Lady Bird’ (starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf) is directed by Greta Gerwig and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Ronan), Best Supporting Actress (Metcalf), and Best Original Screenplay. Synopsis: “An outspoken teen must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her […]

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Review: ‘Phantom Thread’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Phantom Thread’ (starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Vicky Krieps) is directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Lewis), Best Supporting Actress (Lesley Manville) and more. Synopsis: “Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds […]

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Review: ‘The Post’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘The Post’ (starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep) is directed by Steven Spielberg and has nominations for Best Picture and Best Actress (Streep.). Synopsis: “Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper — The Washington Post. With help from editor […]

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PARTY SWEATS: Going to the bar has an unexpected drawback, Game Night, Kyle Chandler oddities

It’s Monday and the bad boys are hungover because they went to the bar too much. ‘Game Night’ and the sweatiness of one of its stars is discussed. — Visit www.warbyparker.com/brunch for your free Home Try-On kit. Support the show on Patreon: www.patreon.com/listentobrunch

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GO TO SLEEP: Addicted to bars, a movie theater walkout, Mamma Mia, a Lorde and Jack Antonoff relationship?

We’re not alcoholics, we’re just addicted to going to bars. DJ has a nightmare movie theater experience and hits the point of no return. We watched the original ‘Mamma Mia’ to understand why there’s a sequel coming out this summer. Pete prefers to wear performance-enhancing underwear. Father John Misty is back on his bullshit. Are […]

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Review: ‘Darkest Hour’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Darkest Hour’ (starring Gary Oldman and Lily James) is directed by Joe Wright and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Oldman), Best Cinematography, and more.   Synopsis: “A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within […]

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Review: ‘Dunkirk’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Dunkirk’ (starring Harry Styles, Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy) is directed by Christopher Nolan and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and more. Synopsis: “In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air […]

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THE CRUIX OF IT: Food quizzes, frozen pizza, Black Panther and Mamma Mia

Introducing a new segment called “Brunch Takes Buzzfeed Quizzes.” Discussing the merits of frozen pizza, plus some other important food talk  — including DJ’s Chik-Fil-A scandal. Is “Disney On Ice” actually a trap for predators? We’re still thinking about ‘Black Panther.’ Have you guys seen the previews for that ‘Mamma Mia’ sequel…what the hell is […]

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IDEAL WORK HOURS: Black Panther, sneaking food into the movies, dessert (finally)

After having multiple episodes talking about talking about dessert, the bad boys actually talk about dessert. DJ has a wild sneaking-food-into-the-movies experience and Pete has some fun work days. — Get your free five-day Home Try-On box from Warby Parker. Get $30 off your contact lenses order from Simple Contacts. Subscribe/Review on iTunes Support the […]

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BOYS OF SUBSTANCE: Dessert talk, Crashing, doms vs. subs, soundtracks

Can you guess DJ’s favorite dessert? Probably not! It’s Monday and people are pissed that Peter Rabbit made jokes about food allergies, which leads to a disagreement on the show. This season of ‘Crashing’ has been so good that it’s making us come around on Pete Holmes, and yet nobody is really talking about it. […]

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