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The Movie Defenders

The Movie Defenders podcast is a show dedicated to talking about the best things about the films you love, not tear everything down.

Jun 16, 2024

Happy Father's Day! To honor today's holiday we're visiting a modern Father/Son film hidden behind robots... Real Steel! This film has SO much going for it and was written so incredibly well. Many critics got lost in the fighting robot aspects, but look under the hood with us, and we'll walk thru all the genius writing...


Jun 2, 2024

Today we stay in the 1980s with an absolute gem of a classic... Road House! There is WAY more to the writing here than many give it credit for and The Movie Defenders will break it all down in the way only we can. We have a full episode for everyone as we also talk about Furiosa and a possible big reason why Hollywood...


May 19, 2024

It's time to peel back the layers of another 1980s classic, going back to John Carpenter's They Live! A bonkers movie in all the best ways, and even better... Donald saw it for the first time! Did he like it...? Well, find out on the show! Before we break down the film we all go over our top 5 "Aliens Among Us" films of...


May 6, 2024

It's time to visit our 2nd place winner of our 90s movie Patreon poll... Face/Off! A John Woo classic action thriller from 1997, our hosts feel this deserves to live in the pantheon of classic action flicks. Before we jump into Face/Off, we break down our Top 5 actors we want to swap places in a movie and do impressions...


Apr 21, 2024

On today's episode we go back and visit one of the most underrated and underappreciated movies of the 1990s... Sneakers! With a cast that holds up against any film, this film is one of the best spy thrillers of all time. We go thru the entire film, play several scenes and discuss them, and even talk about...