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Now displaying: November, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
Episode 193 -Allied

In this episode, Mike bows out and is replaced by Jamison of Real Films and Movie Mojo Monthly.  He and Dave talk about ALLIED and if it lives up to the talent involved.  Britt returns for fangirl fixation to talk about the absolutely terrible movies coming out....

 

Spoilers: 0:16:42

Fangirl Fixation: 0:26:30

Nov 24, 2016
Episode 192 - Casablanca and Exile

In this episode, Dave steps in the time machine and takes on a classic, CASABLANCA.  All this to prepare for ALLIED!  But before that we talk about exile, and how this effects refugees, from a mental health perspective.  This episode features a new guest, author E. Ivan Infante, a man with an encyclopedic knowledge of classic Hollywood.  Give him a listen and enjoy the show!

 

Exile: 0:10:58

Casablanca: 0:21:55

 

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Nov 21, 2016
Episode 191 - The Edge of Seventeen

This week, we take a look at what we thought would be a big release, THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN.  We disagree again!  Just guess who hated the teen movie?  You'll be shocked I tell you, shocked!

 

Spoilers: 0:16:29

 

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Nov 17, 2016

In this episode Dave talks about retributive justice.  Is an eye for an eye a good code to live by?  Do any of the characters in our movie this week actually use this style of justice?

 

Michael Denniston from War Machine vs War Horse joins us to talk about that and TRUE GRIT (2010).  All of this to get ready for Hailee Stenfield's latest movie, EDGE OF 17!

 

Retributive Justice: 0:08:59

True Grit: 0:21:34

 

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Nov 15, 2016
Episode 189 - Arrival

In this episode, Mike and I talk (argue) about Arrival!

 

Spoilers: 0:10:00

Fangirl Fixation 0:28:29

 

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Nov 9, 2016
Episode 188 - Close Encounters of the Third Kind and the Search for Meaning

In this episode, Dave talks about why we search for meaning and Victor Frankl.  Then, he is joined by Andrew (again!) to talk about one of his favorites, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.

 

Search For Meaning: 0:03:48

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 0:20:10

 

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Nov 7, 2016

Dave and Andrew (from The Last New Wave) talk about MEL GIBSON's latest, HACKSAW RIDGE.  Can they get past their personal feelings about the director to enjoy this one?  Find out here!

 

Britt joins us to talk about relationships, MARVEL movies, and the new releases, including LOVING and ARRIVAL!

 

Spoilers: 0:25:17

Fangirl Fixation: 0:39:27

 

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Nov 3, 2016
Episode 186 - Bridge on the River Kwai and Honor

In this episode Dave talks about cultures of honor, specifically why they exist, as well as the positive and negative aspects of them.

 

Andrew joins us to talk about a classic, BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, calls Steven Spielberg a hack, and gets us ready for Mel Gibson's newest film, HACKSAW RIDGE!

 

Honor: 0:06:32

Bridge on the River Kwai: 0:18:42

 

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