This week we’re going back to that special time in our lives where everything was awkward and awful and just awkwardly awful and we were figuring out who we were, which was also awkward. That’s right, we’re talking about the movie Eighth Grade, the coming-of-age “comedy” from Bo Burnham. Special thanks to Eric Stolze for joining us and recommending the movie!
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This week it’s a dinosaur of an episode because we’re talking about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, a movie that doesn’t have nearly as many dinosaurs as it should unless you count evil white guys in suits, in which case it has a lot of dinosaurs. Special thanks to Justin Thiele for joining us.
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You’ve heard of our Secret Santa episodes, but have you heard of our Secret Pumpkin episode? Sure you have. It’s literally this episode. We’ve gone and assigned each other some fun horror films to round out our horror month. Special thanks to After the Hype alumn Nick Friedemann for joining us this week.
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This week it’s serial killers and social media as we tackle the surprisingly fun horror comedy Tragedy Girls, directed by Tyler MacIntyre. Special thanks to friend of the show Elizabeth Hanley for the recommendation.
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This week on the podcast we talk about Hereditary, the feature film debut of Ari Aster. It stars the amazing Toni Collette and features some impressive miniatures. Special thanks to Tom Ford for taking a break from his fashion career (see our Nocturnal Animals episode) to join us.
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Shhh! This week we’re not talking about A Quiet Place. I mean, we are, but non-verbally. That’s not true either, because this is a podcast and podcasts are primarily audio. Friend of the show Elliot Campos joins us to discuss the film and discuss what worked, and boy does a lot of this work!
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We’re at it again with another battle episode! We’re fighting for spinoffs this week and we’ve got quite the lineup. If you want to follow along, we’ve got Minions, Lego Batman, Rogue One, and Chronicles of Riddick. Special thanks to Riley Jess Silverman for joining us.
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This week we’re checking out Pixar’s latest and taking a deep dive into its handling of Mexican culture. That’s right, we’re talking about Coco and we brought on special guests Nathaly Lopez and Luis Bordonada to walk us through the movie and give us some serious insight into what the movie got right!
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This week on the show we’re talking about Steven Spielberg’s The Post, which details the mad dash to publish the Pentagon Papers that put The Washington Post on the map. To celebrate this Tom Hanks vehicle we brought back Elvis Kunesh to join us. It’s an interesting dive into an interesting film released in an interesting time.
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This week we’re talking about the big franchise event of the year, featuring a stellar cast and the culmination of years’ worth of buildup. It’s Infinity War! Get ready to see your favorite characters experience CONSEQUENCES and possibly exit the franchise…except not really because holy frick did the upcoming release slate spoil who lives, and this is Marvel we’re talking about so….
Continue reading Episode #245 – Avengers: Infinity War