#235 : THE UNKNOWN KNOWN

The fellas discuss Errol Morris’ new documentary on former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, THE UNKNOWN KNOWN.

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#234 : NOAH

The guys discuss Darren Aronofsky’s dream project, NOAH.

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Jim Jarmusch: Birth of the Indie Cool

This month, Americans have the opportunity to see the latest film from indie auteur Jim Jarmusch. Only Lovers Left Alive finds the eccentric director in the world of vampires, which may seem like a perplexing choice to his fans, particularly at a time when filmgoers are up to their eyeballs in mythological creatures, but then Jarmusch’s modus operandi has always been one of thwarting expectations. Curiously, for someone who has had immense impact on independent cinema, Jarmusch remains relatively obscure to mainstream audiences.

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#233 : NYMPHOMANIAC, VOL. 2

The guys review the second half of Lars von Trier’s 4-hour film, NYMPHOMANIAC.

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#232 : THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

The fellas discuss Wes Anderson’s latest, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, and debate the merits of “that Wes Anderson feeling.”

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UNDER THE SKIN Invades the Senses

Have you ever spoken a word so many times in succession that its sound begins to register as something completely foreign? Or examined your hand with such scrutiny that it suddenly feels disconnected from your body? That experience is akin to the effect of director Jonathan Glazer’s (Sexy Beast, Birth) stunning new film, where humanity is observed from an alien perspective.
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#231 : Gender Gap in Screen Time

GUEST: Molly Censky, friend and pop culture enthusiast. The guys discuss the gender gap in screen time for films nominated for Academy Awards in 2013.

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#230 : NYMPHOMANIAC, VOL. 1

The guys discuss Lars von Trier’s new film, NYMPHOMANIAC, VOLUME 1, as well as a quick recap of the Academy Awards.

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#229 : Subtitles vs. Dubs / Directors to Watch / Trust in Trailers

GUEST: Patrick Pryor (@Patrick_Pryor), filmmaker and Alamo Drafthouse employee. The fellas discuss all manner of things, including a brief debate over subtitles vs. dubs, what contemporary directors have captured their fancies, and reacting to a stat that showed 44% of moviegoers trust trailers “a lot” when deciding what movies to see.

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#228 : THE LEGO MOVIE

GUEST: Patrick Pryor (@Patrick_Pryor), filmmaker and Alamo Drafthouse employee. The guys discuss the new branded film, THE LEGO MOVIE, and whether or not it transcends mere branding to become a genuine, organic piece of entertainment.

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