Ben, Matt









Instead, go find out what they actually did

Matt's goals

  • After reading all his owned books in 2016, watch all owned movies in 2017.
  • Make a better top 25 movies of all time list

Ben's goals

New movies to watch:

  • Arrival
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • A Passage to India
  • Metropolis
  • Ikiru
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Silence
  • Serpico
  • Whiplash
  • Universal monster movies
  • Criterion films through #300
24:53 Matt avoids disturbing movies But sometimes it's good to be disturbed! I don't think you and me are on the same page.

Ben's back is better so he's attempting 3500 miles on his bike.

Matt wants to run a half marathon.


Yeah, that was the one time you recorded naked, was when you finished your marathon and recorded The Life Report. Uh, this is, uh--this is not true.

Matt buys a Letterboxd Pro plan on the air.

Matt wants to read Dracula.

Ben wants to watch Twin Peaks.

Matt wants to rewatch Pushing Daisies and Wonder Falls.

SFC Goals

Ben wants to reach Episode 600.

Ben wants to redesign the website. He asks for a volunteer with web design skills.

Ben says you don't need to read genealogies or other lists in the Bible. They're just there for reference. Just skim Leviticus.

Learning Goals

Ben wants to order his Dante notes.

Charity Goals

Matt says they will pick a new charity to raise money for in 2017. Ben doesn't think they will.

1:05:18 Discussing a follow-up to the Water Fund fundraiser With sequels there's usually the thing people liked the first time but just ramped up. Right. So if there was only a literacy slash water fund. Teach 'em to read in the bath. 'Bathtub Books with Ben and Matt'. Write that down!

SFC Goals

  • Horror and the Family
  • Top 5 Saddest Cancellations
  • How long-running superhero stories should end


Discussion of Matt's movie rating inflation