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 #74: James Horner

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In honor of the passing of composer James Horner, Dan and Michelle look back at his amazing body of work and celebrate one of cinema’s greats.

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Episode #61 – Best of 2014

bestof2014_bannerLet’s look back at 2014 with an air of superiority and tell it what it did well and what it could have done better.

Dan, Michelle, and Thomas ring in the new year by listing their favorite books, movies, and music from the last 12 months. And find a way to complain about Marvel again.

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Episode #32 – Alexandre Desplat

banner desplatWinner of the “Favorite composer that you didn’t know you liked” award, composer Alexandre Desplat.

We listen to some great music and geek out about the composer’s meteoric rise and diverse body of work.

BONUS: We debut a new cinema challenge – #flickthomas

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Mahoney’s Debut
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Courtyard Apocalypse
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Episode #14 – Hans Zimmer

zimmer wallpaperFor our first-ever episode about a composer, we dive into a living legend, Hans Zimmer – the official supplier of movie superhero/action/atmospheric music since 2000.

We listen to some clips, talk about Hans’ long-reaching impact, and discover why he might be the most over-the-top minimalist out there.

BONUS: Dan kind of apologizes for bashing “White Christmas”

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