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June 12, 2019
‘Dead Poets Society’ With Bill Simmons, Mallory Rubin, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Mallory Rubin, and Chris Ryan seize the day as they rewatch the 1989 classic ‘Dead Poets Society’ starring Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, and Ethan Hawke.
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105 min
May 26, 2019
‘The Hangover’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey try to figure out what happened last night as they talk about ‘The Hangover’ starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifinakas.
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82 min
May 14, 2019
‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan are forced out of retirement (again) to rewatch the instant classic, ‘John Wick: Chapter 2,’ starring Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, and Common.
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66 min
April 30, 2019
‘Mean Girls’ With Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins try to make “fetch” happen as they rewatch the 2004 comedy ‘Mean Girls,’ starring Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams and written by Tina Fey.
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82 min
April 19, 2019
‘Field of Dreams’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Mallory Rubin
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Mallory Rubin to build a podcast studio in the middle of a cornfield in Iowa to rewatch the 1989 baseball classic ‘Field of Dreams,’ starring Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones.
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108 min
April 10, 2019
‘Major League’ 30th Anniversary With Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne try to bring a pennant to Cleveland as they rewatch the 1989 baseball classic ‘Major League,’ starring Tom Berenger and Charlie Sheen.
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86 min
April 1, 2019
‘Fast Five’ With Bill Simmons and Shea Serrano
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Shea Serrano reunite with Dom and Brian on the streets of Brazil to rewatch the 2011 action hit ‘Fast Five’ starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Dwayne Johnson.
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84 min
March 26, 2019
‘Pretty Woman’ With Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins book a room in the penthouse suite to rewatch the 1990 rom-com ‘Pretty Woman’ starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts.
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84 min
March 19, 2019
‘The Natural’ With Bill Simmons and Mallory Rubin
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Mallory Rubin take the field to face Roy Hobbs and the New York Knights as they rewatch the 1984 classic ‘The Natural,’ starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and Robert Duvall.
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107 min
March 12, 2019
‘Broadcast News’ With Bill Simmons, Chuck Klosterman, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chuck Klosterman, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey deliver the hard-hitting facts as they rewatch the James Brooks directed comedy classic ‘Broadcast News,' starring Holly Hunter, William Hurt, and Albert Brooks.
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99 min
March 5, 2019
‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey take a trip to Hawaii to try and get over the 2008 hit comedy ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall,’ starring Jason Segel, Mila Kunis, and Kristen Bell.
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76 min
February 27, 2019
‘Reality Bites’ 25th Anniversary With Bill Simmons, Chuck Klosterman, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Chuck Klosterman only need a couple smokes, a cup of coffee, and some good conversation about the 1994 coming-of-age dramedy ‘Reality Bites,’ starring Ethan Hawke, Winona Ryder, and Janeane Garofalo. Stick around at the end of the episode to hear Bill Simmons talk to Ethan Hawke about his experience and interpretation of ‘Reality Bites’ 25 years later.
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98 min
February 18, 2019
‘Dave,’ With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Amanda Dobbins
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Amanda Dobbins take a seat in the Oval Office on Presidents Day to celebrate the 1993 comedy ‘Dave,’ starring Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, and Frank Langella.
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74 min
February 11, 2019
‘A Star Is Born’ With Bill Simmons, Amanda Dobbins, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Amanda Dobbins, and Sean Fennessey are off the deep end as they rewatch the 2018 sensation ‘A Star Is Born’, starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, directed by Bradley Cooper.
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92 min
February 5, 2019
‘The Warriors’ With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, and Sean Fennessey come out to plaaaaaaay to rewatch the 1979 action thriller ‘The Warriors,’ starring Michael Beck and James Remar. Can you dig it!
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81 min
January 29, 2019
‘Proof of Life’ With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan head down to the South American jungle to rewatch the 2000 action thriller ‘Proof of Life,’ starring Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, and David Morse.
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72 min
January 22, 2019
‘The Fast and the Furious’ With Bill Simmons and Shea Serrano
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Shea Serrano live their lives a quarter mile at a time as they honor the 2001 action film that started it all, ‘The Fast and the Furious,’ starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Michelle Rodriguez.
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79 min
January 15, 2019
‘Old School’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey relive the glory days as they rewatch the 2003 comedy ‘Old School,’ starring Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Will Ferrell.
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75 min
January 8, 2019
‘The Godfather’ With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan to make you an offer you can’t refuse as they honor one of the greatest films in American cinema history, ‘The Godfather,’ starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, and Robert Duvall.
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126 min
December 24, 2018
‘Tombstone’ With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan join Wyatt Earp and the gang as they rewatch the 1993 Western classic ‘Tombstone’ starring Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, and Sam Elliott, directed by George P. Cosmatos.
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75 min
December 18, 2018
'Con Air’ With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, and Chris Ryan hijack the podcast to discuss 1997 action thriller 'Con Air' starring Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malkovich, directed by Simon West. Welcome aboard.
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68 min
December 11, 2018
‘The Firm’ With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan take a trip to the Cayman Islands to talk about the 1993 thriller ‘The Firm,’ based on the book by John Grisham and starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, and Holly Hunter.
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85 min
November 8, 2018
‘All the President’s Men’ With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan
The Ringer's Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan dive deep to uncover the details of the Watergate scandal as they rewatch the 1976 political thriller ‘All the President’s Men’ starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman and directed by Alan J. Pakula.
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85 min
October 2, 2018
‘Dazed and Confused’ 25th Anniversary With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey came here to do only three things: “kick some ass, and drink some beer” and rewatch the 1993 high school classic ‘Dazed and Confused,’ starring Milla Jovovich, Adam Goldberg, Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, Jason London. and many more and directed by Richard Linklater.
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75 min
September 20, 2018
'True Romance' with Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer's Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey honor the 25th anniversary of the action-packed romantic black comedy 'True Romance' starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, and many more, and written by Quentin Tarantino and directed by Tony Scott.
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95 min
September 11, 2018
‘Rounders’ With Bill Simmons and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Sean Fennessey set off to “go play some f*cking cards” and relive the 1998 poker classic ‘Rounders,' starring Matt Damon and Edward Norton and directed by John Dahl.
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93 min
September 3, 2018
'Taken' With Bill Simmons and Shea Serrano
The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Shea Serrano have "a very special set of skills" that allow them to rewatch and celebrate 2008's action thriller 'Taken' starring Liam Neeson and directed by Pierre Morel.
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71 min
August 23, 2018
'Mad Max: Fury Road,' With Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, Micah Peters, and Jason Concepcion
Oh, what a day, what a lovely day. The Ringer’s Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, Micah Peters, and Jason Concepcion ride dirt bikes through a post-apocalyptic wasteland to revisit 2015’s Academy Award–wining ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ starring Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy and directed by George Miller.
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65 min
August 16, 2018
'Wedding Crashers,' With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan and Sean Fennessey toast to the 2005 raunchy comedy classic ‘Wedding Crashers,’ starring Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, and Bradley Cooper and directed by David Dobkin.
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85 min
August 9, 2018
‘My Best Friend's Wedding’ With Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins set off to disrupt a nuptial and rewatch the classic 1997 rom-com ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding,’ starring Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz and directed by P. J. Hogan.
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86 min
August 1, 2018
'Die Hard' 30th Anniversary With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, Jason Concepcion, and Sean Fennessey
Yippee ki-yay motherf-----! The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, Jason Concepcion, and Sean Fennessey go shoeless to a holiday party interrupted by terrorists to celebrate the 30th anniversary of 1988’s classic action film 'Die Hard,' starring Bruce Willis and directed by John McTiernan.
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87 min
July 26, 2018
'Mission: Impossible' With Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, and Jason Concepcion
The Ringer's Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey and Jason Concepcion revisit the 1996 action/thriller 'Mission: Impossible' starring Tom Cruise and Jon Voight and directed by Brian De Palma.
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69 min
July 20, 2018
'Midnight Run' With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan got two words for you as they rewatch 1988's iconic buddy film 'Midnight Run' starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin and directed by Martin Brest.
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69 min
July 13, 2018
'Step Brothers' With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey just became best friends and are off to the Catalina Wine Mixer to rewatch 2008’s hilarious comedy ‘Step Brothers,’ starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly and directed by Adam McKay.
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63 min
July 4, 2018
'Jaws,' With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey are gonna need a bigger boat to celebrate the 1975 Academy Award–winning shark-attack thriller starring Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss and directed by Steven Spielberg.
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93 min
June 28, 2018
'The Devil Wears Prada' With Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins head to the New York City fashion scene for 2006’s 'The Devil Wears Prada,' starring Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, and Stanley Tucci, and directed by David Frankel.
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74 min
June 21, 2018
‘Forrest Gump’ With Bill Simmons and Sean Fennessey
Life is like a box of chocolates … especially when The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Sean Fennessey revisit 1994's seminal classic 'Forrest Gump’, which won six Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Tom Hanks), and Best Director (Robert Zemeckis).
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68 min
June 14, 2018
'Jurassic Park' 25th Anniversary With Sean Fennessey, David Shoemaker, and Bryan Curtis
Hold onto your butts! The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey, David Shoemaker, and Bryan Curtis are taking their helicopter back to 1993's mesmerizing blockbuster ‘Jurassic Park,’ starring Velociraptors, a T-rex, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, and Sam Neill, and directed by Steven Spielberg.
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69 min
June 7, 2018
'Ocean’s 11' With Chris Ryan, Juliet Litman, Sean Fennessey, and Amanda Dobbins
The Ringer’s own Rat Pack is back together. Chris Ryan, Juliet Litman, Sean Fennessey, and Amanda Dobbins head to Vegas to take on a job—to rewatch and celebrate 2001's 'Ocean’s 11,' starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, and Matt Damon and directed by Steven Soderbergh.
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64 min
May 31, 2018
'Training Day' With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, and Shea Serrano
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, and Shea Serrano “didn’t know you liked to get wet,” but they did know you liked to rewatch the 2001 crime thriller ‘Training Day,’ directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring Denzel Washington in an Oscar-winning performance for the ages and Ethan Hawke.
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85 min
May 24, 2018
'The Social Network' With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan
With their hoodies and f***-you flip-flops, HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan “aren’t coming back for 30 percent”—they are coming back to recap and celebrate 2010's ‘The Social Network,’ starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, and Justin Timberlake; directed by David Fincher; and written by Aaron Sorkin.
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77 min
April 12, 2018
'The Princess Bride' With Juliet Litman and David Shoemaker
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and David Shoemaker celebrate the release of Ringer Films' ‘Andre the Giant’ documentary on HBO by revisiting the 1987 classic fairy-tale adventure ‘The Princess Bride,’ starring Andre The Giant, Cary Elwes, and Robin Wright and directed by Rob Reiner.
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46 min
March 29, 2018
'Michael Clayton’ With Chris Ryan, Justin Charity, and Lindsay Zoladz
The Ringer’s Chris Ryan, Justin Charity, and Lindsay Zoladz are not miracle workers, they’re janitors looking to delve into ‘Michael Clayton,’ the 2007 legal thriller starring George Clooney and Tilda Swinton and directed by Tony Gilroy.
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74 min
March 22, 2018
'Inception' With Jason Concepcion, Mallory Rubin, Sean Fennessey, and Andrew Gruttadaro
The Ringer’s Jason Concepcion, Mallory Rubin, Sean Fennessey, and Andrew Gruttadaro dream big and embark on the ambitious task of recording a podcast within a podcast within a podcast to capture the essence of 'Inception,' Christopher Nolan's 2010 visual spectacle starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Ringer web store here
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69 min
March 14, 2018
Creed With Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, Sean Fennessey, and K. Austin Collins
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and K. Austin Collins and The New York Times’ Wesley Morris head to Philly to sprint up and down the Rocky steps and revisit 2015’s instant boxing classic ‘Creed,’ starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone and directed by Ryan Coogler (3:00). They also go deep on Jordan's and Coogler's career choices and the current state of movies (1:03).
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101 min
March 9, 2018
'The Big Lebowski' With Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, Jason Concepcion, and David Shoemaker
The Ringer’s Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, Jason Concepcion, and David Shoemaker lace up their bowling shoes and make themselves a batch of White Russians to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1998 cult classic ‘The Big Lebowski,’ starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman and directed by the Coen brothers.
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70 min
February 27, 2018
‘Get Out’ With Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, Sean Fennessey, and K. Austin Collins
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, and K. Austin Collins and The New York Times' Wesley Morris are lured deep into the suburbs under false pretenses to discuss the pivotal social thriller ‘Get Out,’ directed by Jordan Peele and starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams. For more on 'Get Out' from The Ringer:https://www.theringer.com/2017/3/9/16037938/channel-33-jordan-peele-get-out-interview-454051d123b5https://www.theringer.com/2017/3/7/16044320/is-get-out-a-game-changer-bf15b86c44chttps://www.theringer.com/2017/2/23/16041578/the-scariest-part-of-get-out-is-real-life-24a2a9267233https://www.theringer.com/movies/2018/2/19/17026326/academy-awards-oscars-jordan-peele-get-out-screenplay
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91 min
February 7, 2018
'Miami Vice' With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan hop in a speedboat and head to Cuba to celebrate the overlooked and largely misunderstood cult classic 'Miami Vice,' starring Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell.
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68 min
February 3, 2018
‘Varsity Blues’ With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Jason Concepcion, and Mallory Rubin
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Jason Concepcion, and Mallory Rubin head to Texas wearing shoulder pads and whipped cream bikini’s to rewatch the high school football drama ’Varsity Blues,’ starring James Van Der Beek, Jon Voight, and Paul Walker.
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52 min
January 25, 2018
'Good Will Hunting’ With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey go see about a girl and rewatch the 1997 classic ‘Good Will Hunting,’ starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Robin Williams. They also discuss alternate endings, sequels, and whether ‘Good Will Hunting’ is the best Boston movie of all time.
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102 min
January 9, 2018
‘10 Things I Hate About You’ With Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and Andrew Gruttadaro
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and Andrew Gruttadaro throw on their Sketchers and Prada backpacks and return to high school to rewatch the '90s teen classic ‘10 Things I Hate About You,’ starring Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
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41 min
December 14, 2017
'Zodiac' With Sean Fennessey, Chris Ryan, and Andy Greenwald
The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey, Chris Ryan, and Andy Greenwald head to San Francisco to analyze handwriting and discuss David Fincher’s 2007 noir thriller ‘Zodiac,’ starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, and Robert Downey Jr.
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65 min
December 7, 2017
‘48 Hrs’. With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan team up to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the original buddy-cop movie, 1982’s ‘48 Hrs.’ starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte.
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70 min
November 30, 2017
'Friday' With Donnie Kwak, Hannah Giorgis, and Justin Charity
The Ringer’s Donnie Kwak, Hannah Giorgis and Justin Charity hit the sunny side of South L.A. to celebrate the seminal 1995 comedy ‘Friday’ and discuss Ice Cube’s comedic turn, Chris Tucker’s breakout role, and all of the highs of a hood stoner classic.
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61 min
November 16, 2017
'The Dark Knight' With Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, and Jason Concepcion
The Ringer’s Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey, and Jason Concepcion are the heroes we need right now, but not the ones we deserve, as they dig deep into Christopher Nolan’s gripping 2008 'Batman' sequel, ‘The Dark Knight,’ starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger.
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77 min
November 2, 2017
'The Fugitive' With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Andy Greenwald
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Andy Greenwald, and Chris Ryan are on the run and eager to clear their good names by rediscovering the 1993 thrill ride ‘The Fugitive,’ starring Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones.
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70 min
October 26, 2017
'Face/Off' Live With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Chris Ryan, and Jason Concepcion
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Chris Ryan, and Jason Concepcion all undergo “experimental surgery” to assume each other’s identities and execute the perfect live show as they dive deep into 1997's action-sci-fi blockbuster 'Face/Off,' starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage.
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75 min
October 12, 2017
'Scream' With Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, Shea Serrano, K. Austin Collins, and Jason Concepcion
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Sean Fennessey, Shea Serrano, K. Austin Collins, and Jason Concepcion take a stab at analyzing the 1996 meta-horror classic ‘Scream,’ starring Neve Campbell and Drew Barrymore. They go deep on the shocking nature of killing your star in the opening scene, the rules and tropes of horror film, and the killers' ridiculous plan to stab each other at the end.
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83 min
October 5, 2017
'Clueless' With Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and K. Austin Collins
The Ringer's Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and K. Austin Collins pick out their trendiest '90s outfits and head to Beverly Hills to revisit the 1995 teen classic ‘Clueless,’ starring Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd.
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41 min
September 28, 2017
'Titanic' With Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and K. Austin Collins
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and K. Austin Collins sing Celine Dion and let the disaster jokes fly as they go deep on 1997’s Oscar Award–winning blockbuster ‘Titanic’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. They discuss DiCaprio’s "cute factor," James Cameron’s obsession with the actual Titanic, and whether Rose would have chosen Jack if the ship hadn’t sunk.
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62 min
September 21, 2017
'Speed' With Bill Simmons, Jason Concepcion, Shea Serrano, and Donnie Kwak
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jason Concepcion, Shea Serrano, and Donnie Kwak to relive the 1994 nonstop thrill ride ‘Speed’ starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock. They consider the perfect formula for 'Die Hard' remakes, expose the improbability of driving fast through L.A. traffic, and break down the film's critical bus jump.
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62 min
September 14, 2017
'The Silence of the Lambs' With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan lead us deep into the inner recesses of 1991’s Oscar-winning psychological thriller ‘The Silence of the Lambs,’ starring Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster. They pay tribute to Ted Levine’s iconic performance as Buffalo Bill, wonder what would have been with the movie's originally intended cast of Gene Hackman and Michelle Pfeiffer, and rehash their favorite and most haunting moments.
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67 min
August 31, 2017
'You’ve Got Mail' With Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins deep dive into the 1998 romantic comedy ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. They discuss Tom Hank’s epic acting run in the '90s, the hallmarks of a Nora Ephron movie, the formula for a successful romantic comedy, how this movie predicts the future and hints at modern catfishing, and more.
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54 min
August 24, 2017
‘Point Break’ With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Jason Concepcion, and Mark Titus
Hot takes fly as The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, Jason Concepcion, and Mark Titus dive deep into 1991’s 'Point Break' by debating which scenes have aged the best and worst, where 'Point Break' ranks among bank robbery films, and who won the epic showdown between Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze.
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67 min
August 17, 2017
‘The Departed’ With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to revisit and examine the Oscar-winning ‘The Departed,’ directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio. They break down everything from who was in the original intended cast to the film's most memorable moments, as well as what the movie is trying to say about society through DiCaprio’s and Damon’s characters. And, of course, they unpack Jack Nicholson’s memorable Boston accent.
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60 min
August 10, 2017
‘A Few Good Men’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan and Amanda Dobbins
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Amanda Dobbins to celebrate and appreciate 1992’s ‘A Few Good Men’ in the inaugural episode of 'The Rewatchables' by discussing what they love about the movie (1:00), which scenes have aged the best and worst (9:30), and whether Jo Galloway was a good lawyer (42:35).
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62 min
August 7, 2017
‘Heat’ With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to induct ‘Heat’ into the Movie Hall of Fame. Topics include: Was De Niro vs. Pacino worth the hype? (2:50). Was this peak Michael Mann? (8:25). Was this one of the great ensemble casts ever? (14:40). What were the 10 most important lessons from 'Heat'? (21:00). What was Pacino’s best line? (41:50). Who won this movie—Pacino or De Niro? (52:20).
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59 min
August 7, 2017
‘Jerry Maguire’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Juliet Litman
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Juliet Litman to induct ‘Jerry Maguire’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. Topics include: Rod Tidwell spin-offs (6:00), Tom Cruise Oscar snubs (12:00), the opening montage (16:00), Jonathan Lipnicki’s pinnacle (22:00), “show me the money” (28:00), the best Cruise movies (35:00), the birth of the modern sports movie (40:00), and Cruise’s romantic-lead chops (45:00).
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57 min
August 7, 2017
‘Moneyball’ With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to induct ‘Moneyball’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. They cover the state of Brad Pitt’s career (0:45), the past 20 years of sports movies (2:34), the making of ‘Moneyball’ (9:25), their favorite moments from the film (14:20), and the future of sports movies (51:54).
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54 min
August 7, 2017
‘White Men Can’t Jump’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Rembert Browne
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Rembert Browne to induct ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. They cover Woody Harrelson’s hustling tactics (6:00), Wesley Snipes’s height (11:00), Rosie Perez’s polarizing character (17:00), the essence of pickup basketball (26:00), Woody’s fashion (30:00), Wesley Snipes’s career trajectory (37:00), the black-actor championship belt (44:00), ‘New Jack City’ power rankings (48:00), and the premise of the planned remake (52:00).
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55 min
August 7, 2017
‘Blue Chips’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Mark Titus
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Mark Titus and Chris Ryan to induct ‘Blue Chips’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. Topics include: the most ridiculous moments (5:00), Nick Nolte’s intense coaching style (14:00), Bob Knight’s mystique (19:00), point-shaving scare tactics (23:00), Shaq’s final college game (30:00), the player cameos (35:00), rebooting ‘Blue Chips’ (42:00), post-retirement Larry Bird (47:00), and the best college basketball movies (53:00).
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52 min
August 7, 2017
‘Any Given Sunday’ With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to induct ‘Any Given Sunday’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. They break down Oliver Stone’s bizarre editing (02:25), Cameron Diaz’s underrated ownership chops (08:15), Al Pacino’s last great performance (11:16), the Tao of James Woods (15:15), the eye-opening concussion/painkiller subplots (16:44), Jamie Foxx’s breakout role as Willie Beamon (21:17), the craziest cameos (34:27), and where the “Inches” monologue ranks in the pantheon of great sports movie speeches (45:04).
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57 min
August 7, 2017
Intro: 'The Rewatchables'
'The Rewatchables,' the newest film podcast from the Ringer Podcast Network, features The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and a roundtable of people from The Ringer universe discussing movies they can’t seem to stop watching.
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2 min
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