Episode #91 – Oscar Bets and 2017


Let’s wax philosophical about 2017 at the movies, get nerdy with some stats, and make some ill-advised Oscar bets.

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Episode #90: Summer 2017


Surprise! We’re back for a check-in episode to discuss the best and worst of summer entertainment so far.

Join us as we talk about what worked, what didn’t, and how Harry Styles did in Dunkirk. Plus, Michelle’s oscar predicting skills experience a dramatic reversal.

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Hiatus and Whatnot

As is probably painfully obvious at this point, we’ve hit a indefinite slowdown in episodes as of late. Life (and careers!) have gotten busier, and as of now, the podcast needs to be on the proverbial back burner.

In the meantime, keep watching visual storytelling on all kinds of screens (but especially in the movie theaters). And talk about it with your friends. And maybe think about us every once in a while. Because we will certainly be thinking about those open-ended, unresolved conversations that we really have to get back to one day.

Episode #89: 2016 in Review

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There has been . . . . an awakening.

The podcast returns to sort through the best (and worst) films and TV shows of 2016. Join us for subjective ranking, inconsistent judging standards, and just a few mini-fights. 2017, here we come!

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Episode #88: Summer 2016 in Review

summer2016O, Summer, where have you gone? What cinematic entertainment hath thou wrought? What did’st Thomas, Michelle, and Dan think of thee?

We’re back, b****es, to talk about the movies, TV shows, and books that rocked our break.

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Episode #87: Marvel’s Civil War

Civil War bannerThe Marvel juggernaut lurches on, carried by a fearful gravity that constantly delights us as it slouches towards worldwide box office records.

What did Thomas, Dan, and Michelle think about the most recent offering and where does it fall in the MCU rankings? Let’s rank them and find out.

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Episode #86: Zack Snyder

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With Batman vs. Superman still in theaters for a few more hours, we take a look at director Zack Snyder and his over-the-top, luscious, ludicrous filmography.

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**BONUS LISTEN** Michelle takes us in-depth with some Beyoncé/LEMONADE talk.

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Episode #85: Movie Musicals

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Dance break!

Join Thomas and Michelle as they trace the evolution of the movie musical from its vaudeville roots to the pop-inspired hybrid of today.

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Episode #84: Fun with Horror Mini-Sode

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Dan and Michelle lost a bet, and now they have to watch a horror film. Thomas goes solo to announce which movies he picked for them to watch and why he thinks these are great/awful choices. A mini-dissertation on horror films ensues.

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Episode #83: Spike Lee

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Special guest Ryen Thomas joins us to discuss firebrand writer/director Spike Lee. We dive deep on five quintessential Spike films, including his most recent controversial release Chi-raq.

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