Happy 2018, everybody! Do you...want to build a snowman?
For the first Missing Frames episode of the new year, Sarah gets first movie pick, and in honor of the snowstorms and frigid weather that has graced the U.S., she chose the popular animated Disney flick Frozen, which Shawn has never seen. Believe it or not, Frozen is the highest grossing animated film of all time, and thanks to its memorable soundtrack and characters, it appears poised to go down as a classic. But is it really that good? Shawn and Sarah discuss what they liked/disliked about the movie and whether or not the soundtrack is its true star. This could indeed be the official FINAL word on Frozen, so don't miss it!
This episode is dedicated to the memory of Adele Dazeem, the favorite singer/songwriter of so many. Especially John Travolta.
That's right, people, we managed to find someone who has never seen The Empire Strikes Back. Charlynn Schmiedt, co-host of Punch It, joins Shawn and John to discuss what is widely considered the best film in the Star Wars franchise. In addition to discusing how Charlynn has gone so long without seeing it, we'll discuss the film's legacy and whether or not it works on its own terms even if you aren't a life-long fan of the saga. It's like watching The Empire Strikes Back for the first time all over again, so why wouldn't you want to check it out?
For this week's episode, we're switching things up a bit with a spirited debate of Twin Peaks: The Return. Joining Shawn Eastridge and John Mills is first time Missing Framer Joey Thorne, a long-time fan of David Lynch and Mark Frost's landmark series who has some choice words about this latest season. Find out if Shawn and John agree with his opinions and discover who will emerge victorious in the Great Twin Peaks Debate of 2017
**Please forgive our audio issues. Sending a Twin Peaks discussion, the Black Lodge attempted to break through and commandeer the episode.**
Many consider Rob Reiner's coming-of-age classic Stand By Me to be one of the quintessential films of the genre. In this new episode of Missing Frames, Nerd Party co-founder Tristan Riddell (of Nerd Nuptial and Punch It fame) watches it for the first time and joins Shawn to discuss the film's legacy, their favorite moments and characters and why Shawn thinks Rob Reiner needs more love and appreciation as one of the greats.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is considered one of the greatest comedies of all time. Shawn has been looking for an excuse to show his wife this classic for the first time, and what better excuse than for an episode of Missing Frames? Join Shawn and Sarah as they discuss Sarah's first viewing and whether or not its legacy still holds up.