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 #80: Christmas Movies

 

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Critical Faculties, take a knee. It’s Christmas Movie time. Join us as we celebrate all things cinematically happy and perennial. Also, Dan drinks a stick of butter.

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Episode #75: Our 2nd Anniversary Show

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Year 3, Day 1.

We celebrate our 2nd Anniversary with a game of “Obscure Movie”, hear why Thomas hated “Jurassic World”, and have a moment of silence for “One Direction.”

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**BONUS** an extra Summer Movie Wrap-up.

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Watch-Along: THE GAME (1997)

thegame_watchalong_bannerOur first-ever Watch-Along! David Fincher’s excellent THE GAME.

Download the file below (or through iTunes) and play it while you watch the movie – it’s like we’re in the room with you!

At least, that’s the hope. Look. This is all new. So, join us in the experiment and let us know if it works. The audio will have instructions for exactly how to sync up with the film.

So, download and get started!

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Episode #54 – Better than the Book

book adaptation bannerWhich movies are better than the books they’re based on? We have thoughts.

Special guest Michelle Wheeler joins us to talk about the science and art of adapting books into movies, what makes it go wrong, and what can make it go so right.

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Episode #51 – Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump BannerOur first-ever episode dedicated to just one movie: looking back at 20 years of Forrest Gump.

We retrace our steps to 1994 to talk about how the film was received, how opinions have changed, and whether or not this movie will stand the test of time.

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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 #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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Episode #31 – Jesus at the Movies

bannerA history of the cinematic representations of Jesus and what they can tell us about movies, faith, and ourselves.

Dan and Caleb dive deep and cover ground from the 1950 to the present.

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The Feeling Begins
Peter Gabriel
Resurrection
John Debney

Episode #30: Edgar Wright

EW_bannerComedy, action, and the future of movies collide in the work of one of our favorite young directors, Edgar Wright.

Special guest Greg “Get Your Own Podcast” Castle joins us to plumb the depth of Wright’s expressionistic, heart-felt, rock n’ roll style.

BONUS: Listed to find out how you can win a Blu-ray of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

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Dance with the Devil
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Hillcrest Park
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