Bruce and the chocolate cake. Madeline cries about libraries. Luke is no longer a weak-ass clown. There are multiple planes flying overhead and the we recorded this in August ( a month ago I AM SORRY) so THE AC IS BLASTING but this is still a great episode nonetheless. Madeline and podcast theme writer/performer, Luke, discuss the 1996 Fantasy/Drama, "Matilda". They discuss the acceptable instances to wear a fedora and we FINALLY get an answer about the existence of Central Jersey. Luke knows who Jon Lovitz is, at least. Madeline talks about what A NERD she is for liking both school and libraries. Luke teaches Madeline about basic multiplication . They talk about all the movies Luke hasn't seent and what teachers must do in their spare time. Madeline can't read her own handwriting and posits the theory that Miss Trunchbull is a hoarder. They both decide that JK Rowling borrowed HEAVILY from Roald Dahl. Is Miss Honey's father named Magnets? Find out on a new episode of Movies My Mom Likes. As per usual, please like and subscribe on iTunes and Spotify.
Madeline and performer/extraordinaire/chanteuse/Foley expert Anijah discuss the 2003 flawless book to move adaptation "Holes". They discuss the lack of interest in the cover art, the fact that this movie for Madeline is "a Flintstones episode", the iconic line readings, the song choices, the stunning visuals, and how Rick Fox and Vanessa Williams were the Dax Shepherd and Kristen Bell of their time. There's talk of magical realism, the legend/moment/icon EARTHA KITT, cute onion salesman Dule Hill, the agony of the love story between Kate and Sam, the importance of character actors, the beautiful resolution of Sachar's writing, SPLOOSH, Texas weather, the Yelnats family curse, the best Disney movies and much much much more.