2 Hours Per Hour

Get your two hours worth of a movie in an hour's worth of podcast. Bryan and Eliza are two students from New Zealand with Letterboxd and recorded conversations available every Monday. Have a laugh and a learn while you have a listen. Send your adoration to 2hoursperhour@gmail.com. We adore you too.

01:00:40 2020-06-08
Knives Out is such a burger of genre. And yet Benoit Blanc describes the case as a doughnut. Bryan and Eliza talk Rian Johnson’s masterful whodunnit meets Hitchcock thriller, discussing how his giving the characters depth keeps the story from being a ...
01:06:25 2020-05-25
Hello neighbour. Welcome to 2 Hours Per Hour. Today, Bryan and Eliza talk A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, a biographical drama film about Fred Rogers, the creator and host of Mister Rogers’ Neighbourhood. They discuss the life of the man himself...
01:02:04 2020-05-04
Rich, handsome, clever. Autumn de Wilde (coolest name ever)’s Emma. is gorgeous. Visually decadent, casually and yet deliberately intelligent in its humour, with its measured, sweeping pace and editing - it reflects its titular character Emma perfectly...
01:06:24 2020-04-20
Once Upon A Time... (wait for it) in Hollywood is the latest film by one of today's most admired and influential directors, Quentin Tarantino. Bryan and Eliza talk Tarantino's approach to filmmaking, especially his almost cartoonish violence and stylish...
01:01:13 2020-04-06
Pope Francis really is the dancing queen. Bryan and Eliza talk Fernando Meirelles’ latest movie, The Two Popes. They discuss Meirelles’ other highly acclaimed film City of God, the depictions of real life figures Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis/Car...
01:07:44 2020-03-30
Uncut Gems does not give you a single moment to breathe. The Safdies do stressful with gritty brilliance and a empathetic, feverish pulse. Bryan and Eliza talk about that absolutely perfect ending, Adam Sandler movies, directors Josh and Benny Safdie’s ...
01:04:03 2020-03-09
This episode is a love letter to cinematographer Roger Deakins. Bit of a gimmick, but there is also a special guest today - Mr Foster, the absolute coolest English teacher there is. He joins Bryan to talk Sam Mendes’ war film “1917”. They discuss th...
01:07:15 2020-02-23
Jojo! (Imagine that in a vaguely European accent.) Bryan and Eliza talk Taika Waititi’s latest film, “Jojo Rabbit”, about a boy in Nazi Germany and his imaginary friend Hitler. They discuss why the movie felt average even though it’s clearly a ...
01:02:26 2020-02-16
Alright. Let’s be clear. This episode? She’s not about facts but she IS about chats. Monika joins Eliza as a surprise guest this surprise episode to talk Greta Gerwig’s new Little Women and some other very solid movies like 1917, La La Land, and Hig...
01:04:22 2020-02-10
The Farewell is quiet and heartbreaking, but also riveting and hilarious. Bryan and Eliza have phat chats about director and screenwriter Lulu Wang’s real life experience lying to her cancer-diagnosed grandmother, her real life auntie playing Little Nai...
01:07:14 2020-01-26
Raining, pouring, maybe a little bit boring. Bryan and Eliza discuss Makoto Shinkai's latest film Weathering With You - the plot, its stunning animation, how music, storytelling, cameos, etc encourage comparisons to Your Name, the themes - as well as the ...
01:01:41 2020-01-19
Marriage Story is a story about divorce. So honest, touching, and real that you're not just staring through someone's window, you're standing in the living room with Adam Driver, Scarlett Johannson, and director/writer Noah Baumbach's brilliant dialogue a...
01:05:56 2020-01-13
It's so metaphorical. In episode one, Bryan and Eliza look at Parasite - arguably the absolute best film of the year. They discuss genre, the Korean nuances that Western audiences might have missed, director Bong Joon Ho's brilliant use of symbols and met...
00:01:39 2020-01-13
Preview - 2 Hours Per Hour Get your two hours worth of a movie in an hour's worth of podcast. Bryan and Eliza are two students from New Zealand with Letterboxd and recorded conversations available every Monday. Have a laugh and a learn while you have a li...