#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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#409 : HAIL, CAESAR!

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The guys agree the Coens are great, but they disagree on the brothers’ new film.

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#216 : INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS / LABOR DAY

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The guys review two new films, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (directed by the Coen Brothers) and LABOR DAY (directed by Jason Reitman), both of which they saw as part of the 2013 Austin Film Festival. Continue reading “#216 : INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS / LABOR DAY” »

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#210 : BREAKING BAD

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GUEST: Mark Riechers, former host of 8-Bit Dairyland and Arts Extract podcasts. This week, the guys discuss their feelings following the series finale of Vince Gilligan’s BREAKING BAD. Continue reading “#210 : BREAKING BAD” »

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#208 : Top 5 Movie Showdowns

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Listener-suggested topic! This week, the guys count down their top five all-time movie showdowns, and they deliberately avoid the obvious ones. They also discuss their highlights from the just-announced film lineup at the 2013 Austin Film Festival! Continue reading “#208 : Top 5 Movie Showdowns” »

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#138 : Interview w/ Todd Berger

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GUEST: Todd Berger, writer/director of IT’S A DISASTER, the new apocalyptic comedy starring Julia Stiles, David Cross, America Ferrera, Kevin M. Brennan, Jeff Grace, Erinn Hayes, Blaise Miller and Rachel Boston. The film is on demand now and hits theatres April 12, 2013.

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#130 : Oscar Bitchin’ 2012, Part 2

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The guys wrap up their 2012 Oscar preview and predictions. Jared expresses his frustrations over the omission of Kathryn Bigelow from the Best Director category and Joe verbally punches Quvenzhané Wallis in her six year-old face.

#130 – Oscar Bitchin’ 2012, Part 2

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#129 : Oscar Bitchin’ 2012, Part 1

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The guys preview the 2012 Academy Awards and give their predictions for the winners. Jared goes on a spectacular rant about the fallacy of the Best Foreign Film category and Michael explains his problems with comparing ZERO DARK THIRTY and DJANGO UNCHAINED for Best Original Screenplay. If you’ve got money riding on an Oscar pool this year, listen to these guys and “bet the house!”

#129 – Oscar Bitchin’ 2012, Part 1

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Jared’s Most Anticipated Movies of 2013

Last year, I specifically called out Moonrise Kingdom and Skyfall as two movies that didn’t excite me, and they both made my top ten of the year. I suppose this means I shouldn’t be so judgmental. Thus, I will refrain from doing something similar this year. Just know that the following films are those that are of personal interest to me, roughly in order of anticipation. If you want a list of the biggest movies due for release this year, go elsewhere.

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GRAVITY
[October]
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón | Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney
Originally due for a 2012 release, Gravity is now the film I’m most excited about this year. Cuarón is one of modern cinema’s great visionaries, and this follow-up to the masterful Children of Men should rock my autumn. Continue reading “Jared’s Most Anticipated Movies of 2013” »

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#123 : KILLING THEM SOFTLY

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The guys discuss their favorite holiday movies and the new Brad Pitt gangster film, KILLING THEM SOFTLY.

#123 – KILLING THEM SOFTLY

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