#31: Modern Offbeat Romances | Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman


On this episode of NJAM, Timmie, Michael, and Ryan discuss offbeat romance movies in the (slight) spirit of Valentine’s Day, and the incredible body of work contributed by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

I. Intro

II. Valentine’s Day 2014 Movies (00:01:06)

A. Winter’s Tale | Labor Day | Endless Love

III. Traditional Romantic Comedies (00:05:00)

A. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days | Failure to Launch | The Wedding Planner | 10 Things I Hate About You

III. Offbeat Romance (00:08:28)

A. Our criteria | Why we like them

B. Top Choices

  1. 500 Days of Summer | Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind | Harold and Maude | Take this Waltz

C. Honorable Mentions

  1. Lars and the Real Girl | Her | Blue Valentine | Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World Podcast | The Before Trilogy | Safety Not Guaranteed | Warm Bodies | 50/50

IV. Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014) (00:46:15)

A. Contribution to cinema

B. Favorite Hoffman Films

  1. Synecdoche, New York | Almost Famous | Capote | The Master | Magnolia | Doubt | The Savages | The Big Lebowski

V. Mini Segments (01:02:10)

A. Timmie Loves Crime and Horror Dramas

  1. True Detective | The Walking Dead

B. The CRYANterion Collection

  1. Breathless

VI. Closing (01:13:40)

VII. Aftershow (01:15:25)

A. Introducing Lucas and Liza

  1. Lucas’ Site Newsarama

B. NJAM Sees It

  1. The LEGO Movie

  2. Everything is Awesome!

C. NBC Comedy Actor Farewells

  1. Donald Glover & Chevy Chase – Community

  2. Rob Lowe & Rashida Jones – Parks and Recreation

Original Music

The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James

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