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Podcast: Deep Dive

April 21st is FOG DAY!

Spoilers: https://youtu.be/E10G8auJEs8 We told you last October in our ⁠episode about the movies John Carpenter wrote, directed, and scored⁠ that THE FOG (1980) was a delight and unexpectedly good. Because the movie takes place on April 21st, and is about the centennial founding of Antonio Bay, we decided every April 21st should be celebrated as…

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THIS is an Original Movie!

Spoilers: When people complain there’s no originality left in Hollywood, this is the kind of movie they should be seeking out and supporting. Fantastic performances from actors you don’t know the names of. Amazing that it is both almost entirely improvised, and a brilliant, mind-blowing story as well! Do yourself a favor and watch “Coherence”…

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Watching the Original Dune for the First Time

Spoilers: Sure we aren’t David Lynch fans, and yes it’s mostly based on Mulholland Drive, but because Lynch himself hated the production and result the 1984 Dune adaptation, perhaps that means we’ll like it? We test that theory by both watching it for the first time, and trying to decode how much of this insane…

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This is “1984 and 1/2”

Spoilers: This episode we find out what Brazil from 1985 is really about, and how the visuals and story are both a beautiful dream and a horrific nightmare. We get deep into spoilers, so make sure you check this movie out first. We liked it a lot! It is a great mix of fun and…

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Why Do We Get Addicted to Everything?

Spoilers: This movie is not just about junkies and hard drug use. In fact, we relate to these four stories for a million different reasons, but we all have that vulnerability inside of us. We dig into one of Dustin’s favorite movies ever that Jake’s never seen before: “Requiem for a Dream.” Be sure to…

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How Blade Runner 2049 Surpasses the Original

Spoilers: https://youtu.be/blI0eWJzEOU It is extremely rare for a sequel that seems unnecessary on the surface to completely blow away its predecessor. This time we focus more on the movie than real world events, as we explore both the beauty and thematic depth that is Blade Runner 2049. We imagine if Ridley Scott had made it…

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How Blade Runner Led to Writer & Actor Strikes

Spoilers: Blade Runner is a fascinating and fantastic film that wasn’t appreciated in the time it came out. Interestingly, there was a big actors strike when production began as well. We try a new format this episode, let us know what you think! We still talk about the deep themes, fan theories and of course…

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“The Room” is a Cinematic Paradox

Spoilers: Tommy Wiseau has described “The Room” as an onion, with many layers, and you need to watch it 100 times in order to fully understand it. We put that to the test this week as we struggle to understand what’s commonly described as the best bad movie ever made. More over, we explore the…

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First Time Watching “Seven Samurai”

Episode Description: It may be pretty shocking that two movie nerds like us have never seen what is proclaimed to be one of the all time greatest films, because we’re pretty shocked ourselves. We make up for that failure now. Does a movie from 1954 that influenced pretty much every movie you love from Tarantino…

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