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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 29, 2017

In this episode, we invite new guest, Mr. Nerdista to the show! We talk about one of his favorite movies, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, in preparation for the release of BABY DRIVER! We talk about Edgar Wright's visual flair, Michael Cera fatigue, and video games! Plus, we get a little serious and talk about the theme of the movie, rejection.

 

Rejection: 0:05:35

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: 0:17:08

 

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Jun 25, 2017

In this episode, I invite Berook from the Cinema Bun Podcast to talk about THE BAD BATCH.  We cover the movie, style over substance, narrative problems, and even the optics of race in this one.

 

Britt joins us to talk about PLANET TERROR, as well as the movies coming out next week, including DESPICABLE ME 3, OKJA, and BABY DRIVER!

 

The Bad Batch Spoilers: 0:22:09

Planet Terror: 0:40:31

Coming Soon: 0:49:32

 

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Jun 22, 2017

In this episode, we welcome back my podcast roommate, Becky Belzile of Audiences Everywhere.  We talk about female directors, horror movies, vampires, male and female gaze, and our excitement for THE BAD BATCH as we talk A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT!

 

Emotional Connection: 0:02:47

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night: 0:16:05

 

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Jun 19, 2017

In this episode, we are joined by Chris Maynard of Following Films to talk about the latest arthouse horror flick, IT COMES AT NIGHT.  Which side will we end up on?  The side of Captain America?  Or does it hit all of the pretentious arthouse buttons?  Or both?  Tune in and find out!

 

Britt then joins us to talk about another arthouse horror flick in Britt's Film Education! We talk about 2014's SPRING and whether or not it even counts as horror! 

 

Spoilers: 0:21:52

Spring: 0:35:39

 

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Jun 15, 2017

In this episode, Dave talks about psychological trauma, how it happens, and how to treat it! To take a look through the pop culture lens, he invites Jairo of the True Bromance Film Podcast to talk about the critical darling of 2015, THE GIFT.  All of this to get ready for Joel Edgerton's next foray into the horror realm with IT COMES AT NIGHT!

 

Psychological Trauma: 0:05:05

The Gift: 0:16:34

 

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Jun 12, 2017

In this episode, we bring on a double helping of Britt to talk about THE MUMMY!

 

Britt continues her film education with THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON! We also talk new releases, including TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, THE BIG SICK, and THE BAD BATCH!

 

Spoilers: 0:15:21

The Creature From The Black Lagoon: 0:24:11

Coming Soon: 0:32:43

 

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Jun 8, 2017

In this episode, Dave brings back Jason from the Atlantic Screen Connection to talk a true classic, THE MUMMY (1932)! All of this in preparation of the latest bigscreen version of THE MUMMY starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella!

 

 

Psychology: 0:05:06

The Mummy !1932): 0:16:10

 

 

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Jun 5, 2017

In this episode, we bring in a female voice (other than Britt) to talk about WONDER WOMAN.  Jessi Lauren joins us to talk about feminism, representation, and the importance of female superheroes.

 

Britt joins continues her film education to talk about MANHUNTER! We also talk about the new releases coming this week, MY COUSIN RACHEL, MEGAN LEAVEY, and THE MUMMY!

 

Spoilers: 0:19:35

Manhunter: 0:28:12

Coming Soon: 0:39:28

 

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Jun 1, 2017

In this episode, we welcome back previous guest Becky Belzile of Audiences Everywhere!  In celebration of the release of WONDER WOMAN, we take a look back at Patty Jenkins only (!) big screen effort in MONSTER! We talk about prostitution, the amazing career of Charlize Theron, how awful her girlfriend is, and how bad Bruce Dern needs a... well, just listen!

 

Criminal Rehabilitation: 0:03:25

Monster: 0:21:02

 

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