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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 27, 2016
Episode 108 - The Perfect Storm and Courage

In this episode, Dave watches a movie he has never seen before, The Perfect Storm. But first, Britt talks about her hatred of “fish stories.” Dave talks about courage briefly, specifically theories of courage, anxiety, and professional courage. Finally, Jess and Non from the Joy Sandwich podcast discuss yet another movie with over the top Boston accents!

 

Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:44

Courage: 0:14:34

The Perfect Storm: 0:27:04

Spoilers: 01:01:44

 

Jan 20, 2016
Episode 107 - When Harry Met Sally and Platonic Relationships

In this episode, Britt makes her triumphant return for her first watch (!) of When Harry met Sally.  She also talks a bit about the beginnings of her relationship with Dave.  Then, Dave discusses platonic relationships, specifically on men and women being friends and romantic escalation in friendships.  Finally, Jairo from the True Bromance Film Podcast makes a special appearance to talk about one of his favorite movies ever!

 

Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:17

Platonic Relationships: 0:16:11

When Harry Met Sally: 0:24:35

Spoilers: 0:59:49

Jan 16, 2016
Episode 106 - 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Join us for our review and see how it compares with past Michael Bay efforts like Pain and Gain!

Jan 13, 2016
Episode 105 - Pain and Gain and Materialism

In this episode, sadly there is no Britt or Fangirl Fixation.  But, Dave discusses materialism, particularly regarding Self-Concept and Celebrity Worship. Then, Mike joins us again to talk about Michael Bay, Satire, Misogyny, and the Oscars.  As Mike would say, "Pain and Gain, Baby!!"

 

Materialism: 00:05:10

Pain and Gain: 00:18:55

Spoilers: 01:08:32

Jan 9, 2016

Dave is once again joined by Web of It's Terrific.  This time, they take on Inirritu's newest opus.  They talk about the movie, positives and negatives, and other topics.  These include the Oscars, the importance of actually "being there" in the elements, and how this one compares to other films like Gravity and Birdman.  Enjoy!

 

Spoilers: 0:20:30

Jan 6, 2016

In this episode, before The Revenant makes its wide release, Dave is joined by Tim from First Time Watchers!  But before that, Britt comes by for Fangirl Fixation to complain about the directing style of an Oscar winner.  Then, Dave discusses forgiveness.  Specifically, beliefs of counselors, the cost of forgiveness, and self forgiveness.  Finally, Tim shows up to discuss Inirritu, 21 Grams, and great acting

 

Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:53

Forgiveness: 0:15:20

21 Grams: 0:30:30

Spoilers: 0:57:34

Jan 2, 2016

The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino's latest gem filled with violence and strong language, is finally released.  Dave was able to check out the 70mm roadshow and reports back with his friend Web from the sometimes podcast, It's Terrific!

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