Info

Pop Culture Case Study

A fantastic podcast which pairs psychology with pop culture . Not only the "artistic" movies and other pop culture deserve analysis. Tune in twice a week for a different take on your favorites!
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
2017
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2014
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Page 4
Feb 9, 2017

In this episode, we welcome back David Shreve of Audiences Everywhere!  To celebrate the release of JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2, we examine Keanu Reeve's action career, from SPEED to THE MATRIX to JOHN WICK!  We also try to determine why Speed was such a big hit.  I mean, an action hero on a bus wearing khakis!?  On the serious side, we also discuss entitlement and how it can all go wrong.  Enjoy!

 

Entitlement: 0:05:58

Speed: 0:17:27

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Feb 6, 2017
Episode 208 - Lion and The General

In this episode, Andrew returns to talk about one of his favorite movies, LION.  Britt is back for fangirl fixation to talk FIFTY SHADES DARKER, THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, and JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2.  Also, she continues her film education with the silent film classic, THE GENERAL

 

Spoilers: 0:21:30

Fangirl Fixation (The General): 0:34:14

Coming Soon: 0:45:49

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Feb 2, 2017

In this episode, Andrew returns to talk Scorsese's family film.  But first, Dave talks about wonder, awe, and the effect it has on people.  Andrew talks HUGO, film preservation, and child performances.  Enjoy!

 

Wonder: 0:04:34

Hugo: 0:18:23

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Jan 30, 2017
Episode 206 - Silence

In this episode, we double down on Scorsese.  First, Mike and Dave talk way too long about a movie called SILENCE.  And who better to critique one of the masters of cinema than the two of us!  Also featured: Mike's beef with Dave Chen and Mike's anger at me for not covering SPLIT!

 

Then, Britt's film education continues with RAGING BULL! Can she overcome her anti-Scorsese bias and enjoy a film about a genuinely terrible individual?  Check it out!

 

Spoilers: 0:26:34

Raging Bull: 0:39:16

Coming Soon: 0:56:34

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Jan 26, 2017
Episode 205 - The Last Temptation of Christ and Temptation

In this episode, Dave talks about Temptation, and how to avoid it (if you want to).  To further this point, he is joined by guest Derek to talk about THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST, to get ready for Oscar hopeful SILENCE!

 

Temptation: 0:05:17

Last Temptation of Christ: 0:16:35

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Jan 23, 2017
Episode 204 - Elle

In this episode, we welcome a brand new guest, Samantha Sanders of Audiences Everywhere, to discuss Isabelle Huppert's hopefully Oscar nominated role in ELLE!

 

On Fangirl Fixation, Britt joins us to not only talk about SPLIT, A DOG'S PURPOSE, RESIDENT EVIL, and GOLD, but also to begin her film education with EYES WIDE SHUT!

 

Spoilers: 0:17:42

Fangirl Fixation:0:30:20

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Jan 19, 2017

In our grand return, we feature you've probably never heard of, VIOLETTE NOZIERE!  Ben Zuk joins us to take a closer look at Isabelle Huppert's relative beginnings in celebration of her hopefully Oscar-nominated role in ELLE.  Enjoy!

 

Purity: 0:02:56

Violette Noziere: 0:13:48

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Jan 2, 2017
Episode 202 - Jackie

In this episode, we are joined by Jamison again, this time to talk about JACKIE.  Does it live up to oscar hype?  Find out!

 

Spoilers: 0:16:58

Fangirl Fixation:0:25:27

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Dec 29, 2016
Episode 201 - La Vie en Rose and Fame

In this episode Dave and Jamison talk about Marion Cotillard and LA VIE EN ROSE, to get ready for another female biopic, JACKIE! To help the conversation talks about fame, why we want it and what happens once we get it!  Enjoy

 

Fame: 0:05:19

La Vie en Rose: 0:15:00

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Dec 22, 2016
Episode 200 - Wait Until Dark and Trust

In this episode (#200!) Dave gets you ready for the release of FENCES with another stage to screen classic, WAIT UNTIL DARK! He is joined by Chris Maynard of Following Films to talk about trust, blindness, Audrey Hepburn, and even LA LA LAND

 

Trust: 0:08:58

Wait Until Dark: 0:18:53

Bonus La La Land Review:01:23:21

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Dec 19, 2016
Episode 199 - La La Land

Dave is joined by Lololovesfilms to talk LA LA LAND!

 

Spoilers: 0:17:01

Fangirl Fixation: 0:31:33

 

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Dec 15, 2016
Episode 198 - Crazy Stupid Love and Confidence

In this episode, Andrew returns to talk about one of his favorites, CRAZY STUPID LOVE.  But first, Dave talks about confidence!  More importantly, Andrew will explain why he is not excited for LA LA LAND, that jerk.

 

Confidence: 0:04:53

Crazy Stupid Love: 0:15:07

 

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Dec 12, 2016
Episode 197 - Miss Sloane

Dave brings on a new guest, Marcelo J. Pico from Talk Film Society to talk MISS SLOANE.  After that, Dave gives a quick overview of the three releases for next week! Enjoy!

 

 

Spoilers: 0:17:22

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreo

Dec 8, 2016
Episode 196 - The Debt and Integrity

In this episode, Barry from True Bromance finally makes an appearance.  But first, Dave talks about integrity, including its definition and how to encourage the process.  Barry shows up to talk about THE DEBT as we celebrate the release of MISS SLOANE.  They discuss the movie, nazis, power dynamics, but most importantly, Jessica Chastain!

 

Integrity:0:04:32

The Debt: 0:14:58

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon

Dec 5, 2016
Episode 195 - Hell or High Water

In this episode, because new releases suck, Mike and Dave talk about one of the great movies we missed this year, HELL OR HIGH WATER.  Take a listen, unless you are one of those that Mike lovingly calls idiots.....

 

Spoilers: 0:18:47

Fangirl Fixation: 0:29:13

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon

Dec 1, 2016
Episode 194 - Sicario and Utilitarianism

In this episode, as we are bereft of any decent new releases, Dave decides to call an audible and pair our movie with the Bluray release of HELL OR HIGH WATER.  To do this, we chose a viewing of SICARIO, one of last year's best.  He brings back Berook, despite his questionable taste in classic science fiction to talk about Denis Villenueve's film.

 

Utilitarianism:0:05:38

Sicario: 0:16:40

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon

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

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon

 

 

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

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon

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

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon

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

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

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

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

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

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

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

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

Oct 31, 2016
Episode 185 - American Pastoral

In this episode, Dave does the masterful scheduling job of choosing AMERICAN PASTRORAL, Ewan McGregor's directorial debut.  This supposed wide release is not available in Kentucky, so he brings in repeat guest Ben Zuk!

 

Britt is here for Fangirl Fixation, so we talk terrible cartoons (TROLLS), geekery (DR. STRANGE), and war films (HACKSAW RIDGE).

 

Spoilers: 0:19:58

Fangirl Fixation: 0:31:28

 

Subscribe on iTunes! ----Make sure to rate and review!

Subscribe on Stitcher!

Subscribe on Google Play!

Donate on Patreon!

1 « Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next » 12