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Big Lists

Greg Mills and Joe Casale aren't critics. They're just friends who really, really love movies. Like, a lot. Maybe too much. Listen as they review and dissect their favorite films, actors, directors, and more.

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'Almost Famous,' 'Gladiator,' 'Cast Away,' 'In The Mood For Love': The Films of 2000

Welcome To Season 2 of Big Lists! In this episode Joe and Greg  are kicking off the new season by discussing the films of the year 2000. As always the two start off by discussing the biggest blockbusters of the year which includes a very poorly aged Mel Gibson rom com. The then move on to discuss this years academy awards winners where they giveth and taketh away some the years biggest winners. They wrap up the episode by diving into their own personal top 5 favorite films of the year. All that and MORE! 


17 May 2021

Rank #1

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Oscar Pod! Academy Awards Season And Low Budget Best Picture Bracket W/ Justin Louzon

The 2021 Academy Awards are upon us! Joe and Greg welcome back Justin Louzon to discuss this years nominations, what categories they are most excited about  and their favorite films of the year. At the second half of the podcast they discuss a bracket to determine the best low budget best picture winner of all time. All that and MORE!

1hr 20mins

17 Apr 2021

Rank #2

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Top Quarantine Discoveries W/ Justin Louzon

Joe and Greg welcome back Justin Louzon to discuss films they all discovered during Quarantine. Each of their top five lists include the caveat that every film had to have been released before the pandemic. They discuss directors and writers that they all discovered in the last year before unveiling their lists in the second half of the episode. All that and MORE!

1hr 26mins

19 Mar 2021

Rank #3

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Top Movie Theater Experiences W/ Greg & Joe

Movie theaters are coming back! As movie theaters begin to open up to limited capacity around the country, Greg and Joe discuss what they love about the theater going experience. They discuss everything from their favorite concession snacks to specific theaters that they love. And then Greg presents a list of his favorite movies that he's seen in a movie theater. All that and MORE!


8 Mar 2021

Rank #4

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'The Rom-Com Movie Bracket' W/ Katie Needs

Happy Valentines Day! Joe and Greg welcome back Katie Needs to the podcast to break down The Rom-Com Movie Bracket that was provided by Rotten Tomatoes. The  group dissects the the bracket while discussing the winners and losers as well as provide some insight as to what actually constitutes a romantic comedy. How can this bracket pit 'Sleepless In Seattle' and 'When Harry Met Sally' against each other in the FIRST ROUND?! Erroneous! Justice for 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall!' All that and MORE!!


13 Feb 2021

Rank #5

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Top 5 Movie Soundtracks W/ Shareef Keyes

Joe and Greg are welcomed by their good friend and immensely talented musician Shareef Keyes from 'Shareef Keyes and The Groove' to discuss music in film and their top 5 favorite movie soundtracks of all time.  About half way through the episode the group is joined by Travis Alexander (big lists producer) who couldn't help himself and had to chime in with some of his favorite soundtracks as well! 

1hr 12mins

1 Feb 2021

Rank #6

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'The Matrix', 'Fight Club', 'Eyes Wide Shut', 'The Sixth Sense' and 'Notting Hill': The Films of 1999 W/ Katie Needs and Justin Louzon

Joe and Greg are joined by long time contributors Katie Needs and Justin Louzon to discuss the year 1999 in film. This iconic year warranted a 4 person pod and as always they discuss the top box office hits from the year (10:15), the Oscar winners and losers where the group giveth and taketh away some of the big awards given out this year (14:48) and of course everyone reveals their top 5 favorite films of 1999 (42:18)! All that and MORE!

2hr 1min

11 Jan 2021

Rank #7

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'Holiday Extravaganza Pod' With Katie Needs, Chris Reddy and Travis Alexander

Its a holiday miracle! Joe and Greg welcome back their friends Katie Needs, Chris Reddy and Travis Alexander to the pod to discuss their favorite holiday movies which include some wildly spicy takes as well as some incredibly tender and nostalgic choices. The group then moves on to play movie games such as 'guess that line,' 'name that movie,' and 'build a title.' All that and MORE! Thanks for listening!

1hr 8mins

21 Dec 2020

Rank #8

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'Top 25 Actors Of The 21st Century' W/ Justin Louzon

Greg and Joe are joined by Justin Louzon to discuss a recent New York Times piece that lists out the top 25 actors of the 21st century (so far).  After dissecting the New York Times piece and giving their reactions the group decides to reveal a list of their own detailing actors and actresses that should or could have been represented.  Some spicy takes in this one!

1hr 22mins

9 Dec 2020

Rank #9

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Dysfunctional Family Movies List W/ Travis Alexander

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Greg and Joe welcome back writer/producer Travis Alexander to the podcast to discuss a list of films about Dysfunctional Families to get you all though the holiday weekend. They begin by discussing hollywoods obsession with family dysfunction (2:12). Before diving into the list of films that they chose the group discusses a  few honorable mentions that didn't make the cut (9:05). They then dive into the top 8 films that they selected for this list starting at number eight (13:00). They then move on through the rest of the list which includes a film that travis hates with every bone in his body (28:33), a hugely underrated Christmas classic (40:45), the Ron Howard movie that Travis and Greg have been bonding over for 15 years (54:14) and the most enjoyable family dysfunction film of all time (1:12:54). All that and MORE!

1hr 27mins

26 Nov 2020

Rank #10