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Hammer & Camera's Taylor and Phil are your communist guides through the wild world of contemporary cinema. We look for the beautiful and powerful, but also the weird and contradictory, in movies released today.

Hammer & Camer‪a‬ Hammer & Camera

    • TV & Film

Hammer & Camera's Taylor and Phil are your communist guides through the wild world of contemporary cinema. We look for the beautiful and powerful, but also the weird and contradictory, in movies released today.

    Episode 41: Promises, They Break Before They're Made

    Episode 41: Promises, They Break Before They're Made

    On the 41st episode of the Hammer & Camera podcast, we're reviewing Black Bear, Promising Young Woman, and MLK/FBI. Along the way, we critically evaluate the legacy of King Kong and talk about our support for GameSpot. 
    Become a Patron and join us for our Movie Night episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/hammercamera

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Episode 40: Yo-himbos [with Keith]

    Episode 40: Yo-himbos [with Keith]

    In the very special 40th edition of the Hammer & Camera podcast, we're joined by friend of the pod Keith (@finncomplete) to discuss the films of Japanese master Akira Kurosawa! We've picked out six films from across Kurosawa's long career, grouped generally by the "samurai" theme: Sanshiro Sugata, Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, Yojimbo and Ran. Join us as we learn and grow our appreciation for one of history's greatest film maestros!
    Become a Patron and join us for our Movie Night episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/hammercamera

    • 2 hrs
    Episode 39: Santa Claus's Come and Gone

    Episode 39: Santa Claus's Come and Gone

    In the 39th episode of the Hammer & Camera podcast, we discuss the great streaming coup, making deals with the devil, being in the rat race, and review David Fincher's Mank (11:05), George C. Wolfe's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (35:42), and Thomas Vinterberg's Another Round (55:45).
    Become a Patron and join us for our Movie Night episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/hammercamera

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 38: Stop the Count

    Episode 38: Stop the Count

    In the thirty-eighth episode of the Hammer & Camera podcast, your hosts continue investigating the dark secrets of the Disney corporation, and soberly discuss the conservatism of Christopher Nolan's sound critics. We also review three films from the past month: Francis Lee's Ammonite, Frederick Wiseman's City Hall, and Hong Khaou's Monsoon.
    Become a Patron and join us for our Movie Night episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/hammercamera

    • 1 hr 42 min
    [BONUS] Kings of the Castle [with Drew]

    [BONUS] Kings of the Castle [with Drew]

    This holiday season, the busy elves here at Hammer & Camera industries have a special treat for all the good listeners out there. Here we present a nearly unprecedented peak behind the velvet curtain that is our patreon content. Fresh from the vault: last month's Movie Night episode, featuring our good friend and loyal Film Warrior Drew, analyzing Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, the latest opus from Sacha Baron Cohen.
    Become a Patron and join us for our Movie Night episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/hammercamera

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 37: Everybody's Listening to Our Podcast

    Episode 37: Everybody's Listening to Our Podcast

    In the thirty-seventh episode of the Hammer & Camera podcast, we provide crucial coverage of the most important race of our lifetimes... the race to get that coveted 5-star rating from America's arbiters of film taste: Hammer & Camera! On this episode, we review Spike Lee's David Byrne's American Utopia, Sofia Coppola's On the Rocks, and Pietro Marcello's Martin Eden. Along the way, we talk about the Worst Chris in Hollywood, and return to one of our favorite topics: the villainy of Bob Iger.
    Become a Patron and join us for our Movie Night episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/hammercamera

    • 1 hr 53 min

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