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Blow the Man Down and Promising Young Woman with Sara Werner
Filmmaker Sara Werner joins us to discuss filmmaking and these genre defining, powerful female lead movies. Spoilers for Blow the Man Down and Promising Young Woman.
Sara Werner is an award winning Writer/Director. She has a passion for telling stories about characters who are discovering their truth and learning the power of living it. She is currently patiently social distancing while developing her first comic book under the tutelage of comic writing legend Ron Marz.
Sing and why Mike won't watch animated movies
Mike C is finally convinced to watch an animated movie. And his reaction is not what you might expect. We tackle the 2016 film Sing from Illumination. Big stars and big voices drive this movie and we break it all down, including why Mike doesn't typically like watching animated movies.
The Platform and Snowpiercer
The Platform (2019) or El hoyo in its original Spanish release is a film where the prison system looks a little different from what we are used to... its two people to a cell, one cell per floor and 2 minutes a day to eat. We compare and contrast the vertical class systems the emerge to the horizontal class system on the train of Snowpiercer, another movie where food is scare and survival is hardest for those at the end of the line. We look at two bleak movies but have fun doing so...
Scream Discussion Series Part Two: Scream 3 and Scream 4 with Mike Bell
Mike Bell joins us to discuss the last two installments of the Scream movie franchise. If you thought Scream was groundbreaking and all the other movies were trash, you might be surprised by this episode. Bell brings his knowledge and love of the franchise. And we pitch ideas for the upcoming 5th installment of the series.
Rare Exports with Brian Wadsworth
After mentioning it in the most recent Christmas film episode, Brian Wadsworth returns for an in-depth (Deep Dig) discussion of the 2010 Finnish fantasy film Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale. It explores an unpredictable alternative take on Santa Claus viewed through an untraditional genre lens. Which genre we try to figure that out. It's bizarre in all the greatest ways.
A 2020 Christmas Movie Watch List
2020 was a little different, so we are wrapping up the year with a Christmas movie watch list that is a little off of the beaten path. We get into some of the better watches at this time of year that might not be in your rotation.