The Artist

Film ‐ March 27, 2017

Joe won’t shut up about silent films! So listen up as he declares The Artist to be a counterfeit piece that’s actively hostile to the very films it strives to emulate. Tensions flare as Alan disagrees with this assessment and butts heads with Joe regarding his replacement film, a silent era classic.

What’s this week’s suggested film? Here’s a hint!

“Young man, don’t you know you might fall and get hurt?”

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8 1/2

Film ‐ March 13, 2017

Adored by filmmakers the world over, 8 1/2 is one of the sacred cows of classic cinema. But is it deserving of that status? Tune in as Alan and Joe discuss Felinni’s magnum opus. In part two of the podcast, Alan suggests an anxiety inducing, existentialist nightmare of a film that you won’t soon forget.

What’s this week’s suggestion? Here’s a hint!

“I know how to do it now. There are nearly thirteen million people in the world. None of those people is an extra. They’re all the leads of their own stories. They have to be given their due.”

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The Princess Bride

Film ‐ March 01, 2017

Is The Princess Bride a tongue-in-cheek comedic masterpiece, or an inconceivable, over-hyped fluff piece? Elisabeth Bailey (our very first guest) sits down with Joe and Alan to discuss her opinion of the film and to introduce an alternate selection which features goblins, extremely tight trousers, and contact juggling.

What’s this week’s suggestion? Here’s a hint!

“I ask for so little. Just fear me, love me, do as I say and I will be your slave.”

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