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 #73: Paul Thomas Anderson, Part 2

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Dan and Thomas IN THE SAME ROOM!

Thanks to the generosity of so many of you, we got Dan to LA just in time for part 2 of look at writer/director PTA. Get ready for some boozy bro-time, more thoughts about Mad Max, and some pretty good Michelle impressions.

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Episode #66 – Best of the 80s, Part 1

banner 80s wordsWhat are the top twenty films of the 1980s? Let’s fight about it.

Join us for Part 1, as Dan, Michelle, and Thomas sift through the high-concept, pre-made nostalgia that defines a decade.

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Episode #60 – Christopher Nolan, Part 2

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It’s time for part 2 of our look at master director Christopher Nolan.

Join us as we explore the nature of happy endings, whether or not the top was falling, and why Batman can’t move his neck.

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Episode #59 – Christopher Nolan, Part 1

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Finally – we talk Interstellar.

In Part 1 of our Nolan exploration sees us gushing and arguing about his new work. We also delve into gravity anomalies, time dilation, and whether or not the Apollo missions actually happened (spoiler: they did).

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Episode #56 – David Fincher, Part 2

fincher banner 2Our discussion of director David Fincher wraps up with a look at the rest of his films – from serial killers to . . . . serial killers. And Jodie Foster.

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Episode #53 – Mockumentary

mockumentary bannerWe explore the history of a comedy-style that went from experimental to mainstream flavor.

How Rob Reiner, Woody Allen, and Christopher Guest created reality TV and the modern sitcom. Join us for a discussion and say “goodbye” (for now) to Mr. Caleb.

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Episode #50 – One Year Anniversary

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In celebration of our first anniversary, we play a drinking game called “20 Obscure Movies”, then proceed to wax eloquently about our all-time favorites. It’s a movie-talk binge. And you’re invited.

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Episode #48 – Steven Soderbergh, Part I

soderbergh banner 1The serene, analytical deconstruction of director Steven Soderbergh.

Join us for a celebration of rise of the 90’s maverick aesthetic in mainstream cinema, the art of the jump cut, and the only time Jennifer Lopez was enjoyable in a movie.

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Episode #44: Theater Stories

theater stories bannerDo you remember the first time you went to the movies? How about your favorite theater experience or most surprising?

Dan and Thomas search their past for their most memorable moments at the cinema.

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