Load Bearing Beams Podcast
What is this podcast about anyway?
A movie podcast about relationships… or a relationship podcast about movies. Married couple Laci Roth and Matt Stokes examine movies they love deeply but that the other hasn’t seen or doesn’t like. Together they will get to the bottom of why people like what they like.
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Matt Salazar says,
The movie discussion podcast you never knew you needed. I love movies… Listening to this show has made me realize how difficult it can be for us to understand why we like certain movies, let alone explain that to someone else. Laci and Matt take the time to really dig into their personally loved movies. They analyze what makes each so impactful, memorable, meaningful. The whole time they don’t know how the other is going to react to their movie choice… Whether or not you like the movie choices or even if you disagree with their opinions you are going get a lot of laughs.
MAY 12, 2017
What do you think of when you hear “Star Wars”? Most people think of a franchise, but I think first and foremost of a single movie—a movie from 1977 directed by George Lucas.
JULY 5, 2017
The most grounded and humane superhero movie, “Spider-Man 2” is an argument for the importance of self-love.
JULY 12, 2017
Alfonso Cuarón’s film has the single best moment from any Harry Potter movie or book.
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
We don’t connect our own futures with the gloomy future we predict for the world.
MOVIES WE’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT RECENTLY
True Romance (1992) | Directed by Tony Scott | Starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, James Gandolfiniread more
All the President’s Men (1976) | Directed by Alan J. Pakula | Starring Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Robardsread more
Dawn Of the Dead (1978) | Directed by George A. Romero | Ken Foree, David Emge, Scott Reinigerread more
Drop Dead Fred (1991) | Directed by Ate De Jong | Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Masonread more
Clueless (1995) | Directed by Amy Heckerling | Starring Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Stacey Dashread more
Knowing (2009) | Directed by Alex Proyas | Starring Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Rose Byrneread more
GoldenEye (1995) | Directed by Martin Campbell | Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupcoread more
Alfonso Cuarón’s film has the single best moment from any Harry Potter movie or book.read more
Death Becomes Her (1992) | Directed by Robert Zemeckis | Starring Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawnread more
The most grounded and humane superhero movie, “Spider-Man 2” is an argument for the importance of self-love.read more
Now and Then (1995) | Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter | Starring Gaby Hoffmann, Christina Ricci, Thora Birchread more
Master and Commander: The Far Side Of the World (2003) | Directed by Peter Weir | Starring Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D’Arcyread more
Beetlejuice (1988) | Directed by Tim Burton | Starring Winona Ryder, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davisread more
Edward Scissorhands (1990) | Directed by Tim Burton | Starring Tim Burton, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiestread more
The Craft (1996) | Directed by Andrew Fleming | Starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbellread more
Jaws (1975) | Directed by Steven Spielberg | Starring Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shawread more
Alien (1979) | Directed by Ridley Scott | Starring Sigourney Weaver, Ian Holm, Tom Skerittread more
The Breakfast Club (1985) | Directed by John Hughes| Starring Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevezread more
Hook (1991) | Directed by Steven Spielberg | Starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Robertsread more
Halloween (1978) | Directed by John Carpenter | Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Nick Castleread more
Dirty Dancing (1987) | Directed by Emile Ardolino | Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbachread more
What do you think of when you hear “Star Wars”? Most people think of a franchise, but I think first and foremost of a single movie—a movie from 1977 directed by George Lucas.read more