Oh hi Filmsack Men, Who shall we con today? The listeners? Little Old Ladies, Randy? Hmmm… .unsure if I meant Little Old Ladies THEN Randy or Randy likes to con little old ladies…. or perhaps Randy is just really into geriatrics. Show note problems…am I right?
Well I hope you enjoyed that little distraction. Meanwhile, I swapped your Sacks of good intros with bad impressions of Nicholas Cage. Good Luck, Randy.
oh look! A little old lady.
Directed by Ridley Scott. With Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell, Bruce Altman. A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former’s teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Matchstick Men has an approval rating of 82% on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 186 reviews, with an average rating of 7.1/10. The site’s consensus states: “Breezy and well-acted, Matchstick Men focuses more on the characters than on the con”. Metacritic gives the film a weighted average score of 61/100 based on reviews from 38 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.
Matchstick Men (2003) – Like counting in Spanish until you take your pink English speaking pills. *Audible clicking noise
These credits are giving me anxiety.
That is one serious overbite your dog has.
Love this music.
The big pink pill helps with the spanish compulsion. now he counts in English.
Random phone guy.
Feel horrible for the lady. Great job. You made me feel.
Is he a vampire? He sure don’t like that sun. But thank god they let the dog out.
They left the door open!
A long con. I don’t do the long con.
Yeah…we all saw the pink pills going down the sink.
No pink pills….man…that kicks in fast.
Doctor skipped town.
“You looking for something Sucker?”
Sandwich crumbs will make anyone nervous.
Outdoors, Dirt, bugs.
Onto the blue pills.
“The answering machine pickup” We don’t have that anymore…but we should really bring that back.
never trust a psychiatrist with a Magic Eye poster on the office wall.
Can you call my ex wife?
What is the psychiatrist wearing? and a pipe?
Smoking in a car with the windows up. That seems like torture.
“Mom said I got your elbows”
Outdoors is no good
That is the creepiest way to kiss your “just met” 14 year old daughter ever.
unm. unm. noise
Obsessed with his carpet. Maybe you should get rid of the carpet.
NY Super Fudge Chunk.
Don’t touch my shit kid!
Kid Rock to strip to.
That’s a lot of cigarette and tuna
Those shopping carts though!
Do all con men smoke? am I seeing a motif? or theme?
Discussion Prompt: If all con men in the world smoke. What other fictional worlds could we apply this logic to and how would that change the story.
Mine is What if Samuel L. Jackson’s “Hate this hacker crap character” was conning Newman and he doesn’t actually hate this hacker crap.
That guy that never tips. You can’t con him
Teaching your daughter to con.
So much smoking in this movie
It’s the odd couple of con movies.
Who needs TV when you can watch tuna and water in the fridge?
Lady money count. Count faster!
This is one freaking emotional movie.