Top Five Movies – Collaborations

Despite Jonathan (@berkreviews) not really loving director Peter Berg and actor Mark Wahlberg’s latest collaboration, Mile 22 (2018), he was inspired by their constant pairing. He proposed to Mike (@servermonkey) and Corey (@coreyrstarr) that they look back through all the other director-actor pairings that have worked together on multiple occasions and pick their favorites. This episode features this conversation as the trio work through their Top Five director and actor collaborations. 

Jonathan’s list:

5. Paul Thomas Anderson/Daniel Day-Lewis
4. Jeff Nichols/ Michael Shannon
3. Joel and Ethan Coen/ Josh Brolin
2. Edgar Wright/Simon Pegg
1. Quentin Tarantino/Samuel L. Jackson

Michael’s list:

5. Jeffrey Combs and Stuart Gordon
4. Jack Nance and David Lynch
3. Bill Murray and Wes Anderson
2. Lasse Hallström and Johnny Depp
1. John Carpenter and Kurt Russell

Corey’s list:

5. Sophia Coppola/Kirsten Dunst
4. Jeff Nichols/Michael Shannon
3. Steve McQueen/Michael Fassbender
2. Danny Boyle/Ewan McGregor
1. Jeremy Saulnier/Macon Blair

Top Five Movies General Info

There are two types of Top Five Movie episodes. The traditional format of the show features Jonathan and two guests, usually Corey and Mike, who create their lists for the chosen topic in secret and reveal them on the episode. The other format is an interview style where a guest discusses films in general and ends the episode going over their personal, all-time Top Five.

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