The release of Sicario: Day of the Soldado, the sequel to Denis Villeneuve’s acclaimed 2015 thriller about the U.S.-Mexico drug war, has the guys thinking about the gateway drugs that got them into movies in the first place. They pair their review of Stefano Sollima’s sequel with a discussion about the films, people, and things that drew them into cinephilia. Some of the answers might not surprise you; some might. Tune in to find out!

Music interlude by Sunshine & Irony, “Rain on Seneca Rock.” Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.

Theme music by Alexander Osborn and Lindsey Mysse. Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.