49 episodes

Is a kiss still a kiss? Is a sigh just a sigh? Do the fundamental things, in fact, apply? Join host Kyla as she seeks to answer these questions and more by rewatching and analyzing beloved films with the help of colorful guest commentators. Each episode focuses on a specific film with Kyla and guest discussing their personal analysis thereof. In doing so, they will seek to understand the different values of watching and rewatching media. Do these films hold up? What are they trying to say? And what about them can only be noticed and/or appreciated after multiple viewings? Tune in to find out how these questions and more will be answered each week!

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Is a kiss still a kiss? Is a sigh just a sigh? Do the fundamental things, in fact, apply? Join host Kyla as she seeks to answer these questions and more by rewatching and analyzing beloved films with the help of colorful guest commentators. Each episode focuses on a specific film with Kyla and guest discussing their personal analysis thereof. In doing so, they will seek to understand the different values of watching and rewatching media. Do these films hold up? What are they trying to say? And what about them can only be noticed and/or appreciated after multiple viewings? Tune in to find out how these questions and more will be answered each week!

    Pieces of April (2003)

    Pieces of April (2003)

    Happy Thanksgiving! Listen as host Kyla and special returning guest Denise (AKA Kyla's mom) discuss the greatest Thanksgiving movie of all time, Pieces of April! Why are there so few Thanksgiving films? What are the strengths of Peter Hedges's...

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Little Women (2019)

    Little Women (2019)

    Join host Kyla and returning friend of the pod Sara as they discuss Greta Gerwig's 2019 adaptation of Little Women! What helps this adaptation stand out amongst all others? How do we feel about Gerwig's decision to tell the story in a nonlinear fashion?...

    • 2 hrs 2 min
    Steel Magnolias (1989)

    Steel Magnolias (1989)

    Join host Kyla and special guest Erin as they discuss the seminal southern classic Steel Magnolias! Why does this film appeal so strongly to its target demographic? What does the title paradox reveal about the expectation and reality of being a woman in...

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    The Scooby-Doo Project (1999)

    The Scooby-Doo Project (1999)

    Join host Kyla and special returning guest Ryan for a special Halloween discussion about The Scooby-Doo Project! What makes a good spoof? How does this one television special encapsulate all that was good about Cartoon Network and filmgoing alike at the...

    • 2 hrs 2 min
    The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    Join host Kyla and extra special guest MJ as they discuss The Blair Witch Project! What made this film such a phenomenon? What does this film reveal about the importance of promotional campaigns? And what makes this film so rife for spoofs? Tune in to...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (2002)

    Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (2002)

    Listen as host Kyla and frequent contributor Denise Percival dive deep into the common complaints raised against Attack of the Clones! Why does it rank last on so many saga rankings? What do we make of Hayden Christensen's performance as Anakin...

    • 3 hrs 6 min

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