#521 : Best Films of the 1990s

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In this listener-suggested episode, Jared, Joe, and Michael share their ten favorite films of the 1990s while trying to predict what each other will pick. Joe proposes a film called Magua Unchained. Jared’s list is dominated by 1995 cinema. Michael completely forgets his #1 of the decade.

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#448 : Essential Cinema for the Trump Era

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It’s no secret to regular listeners that Michael, Jared, and Joe are wary of the incoming U.S. president and his administration. Just before the inauguration, the guys, in the most overtly political RF episode to date, reveal their top five films for the Trump Era. Joe uses one of his selections as a stealth recommendation. Michael asks everyone to check their news sources.

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#434 : TIFF 2016 Recap

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Jared talks about his experience at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and reveals the best movies, worst movies, pleasant surprises, and disappointments in this year’s lineup. Joe manages to work in references to The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and Gremlins 2: The New Batch.

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#105 : TOTAL RECALL

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The guys discuss Total Recall, the late French director of LA JETEE, Chris Marker, the films of Sarah Polley and Adult Swim TV shows like CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, SQUIDBILLIES and EAGLEHEART.

#105 – Total Recall

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Gores Eats Film : TOTAL RECALL

TOTAL RECALL (Wiseman) | ★★½

Though Len Wiseman’s remake resolves some of the problems in Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 version (namely, casting and camp), it also introduces new ones, particularly a blandness that pervades the entire production. It’s a serviceable sci-fi thriller without much personality.

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