33 episodes

Gimme Three is a love letter to one of the most powerful mediums of artistic expression - a love letter to the films that moved us and the great experiences we've had watching them. In each episode, hosts Nicholas Ybarra and Bella Efstratis (and frequent special guests) will pick three incredible movies based on a selected theme. Through fun banter and passionate analysis, the Gimme Three podcast aims to get people back to the theater and expand their watch lists, one listener at a time. 

Gimme Three - A Series For Cinephiles Nicholas Ybarra & Bella Efstratis

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Gimme Three is a love letter to one of the most powerful mediums of artistic expression - a love letter to the films that moved us and the great experiences we've had watching them. In each episode, hosts Nicholas Ybarra and Bella Efstratis (and frequent special guests) will pick three incredible movies based on a selected theme. Through fun banter and passionate analysis, the Gimme Three podcast aims to get people back to the theater and expand their watch lists, one listener at a time. 

    Spike Lee's First Three (35th Anniversary Celebration of Do The Right Thing)

    Spike Lee's First Three (35th Anniversary Celebration of Do The Right Thing)

    Send us a Text Message.This week, we are celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Nick’s favorite film, Do The Right Thing (a Spike Lee Joint). Picking a mere three films from Spike’s prolific filmography would be an impossible task. Thus, we’ve decided to explore the jaw-droopingly impressive first three films from Mr. Lee. We open with his audacious and sultry debut feature film, She’s Gotta Have It.Second, we do a deep dive into Spike’s dense and wildly entertaining sophomore effort, ...

    • 1 hr 23 min
    28 - Animated Short Films

    28 - Animated Short Films

    Send us a Text Message.The gang is back together again!!Nicholas Ybarra and Bella Efstratis reunite to dive into the whimsical world of animation on this week's episode of the Gimme Three Podcast!Join us as we explore six amazing short films that highlight the magic of both stop-motion and 2D animation. Each film offers a unique style and concept, making this episode a must-listen for animation lovers and anyone looking for a powerful experience in under 20 minutes.Here's what we have on the ...

    • 1 hr 16 min
    27 - Brat Pack Films (feat. Ryan Lacen & Adriana Lopez)

    27 - Brat Pack Films (feat. Ryan Lacen & Adriana Lopez)

    Send us a Text Message.The release of Andrew McCarthy's documentary Brats has audiences revisiting and reliving a marquee era for teen cinema. On today's episode, host Nicholas Ybarra is joined by guests Adriana Lopez and Ryan Lacen.Together, they explore how watching these films through an adult lens has shifted their perceptions. Also, prepare yourself for plenty of debates on important questions like "Who is in the Brat Pack?" and "What do you consider a Brat Pack movie?"The films that we ...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    26 - Donald Sutherland Tribute (feat. Sonja Mereu)

    26 - Donald Sutherland Tribute (feat. Sonja Mereu)

    Send us a Text Message.This week's episode celebrates the late, great actor Donald Sutherland. Apologies to all the Bella Efstratis superfans; Bella is absent this week. However, we are joined by the spectacular PGA producer, Gimme Three producer, and wife of host Nicholas Ybarra: Sonja Mereu. Nick & Sonja discuss three of Donald Sutherland's prominent performances: the 1973 Horror classic Don't Look Now, the biting satire M*A*S*H*, and the emotionally rich Six Degrees Of Separation.&nbsp...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    25 - Yorgos Lanthimos Spotlight (feat. Michel Eljaiek)

    25 - Yorgos Lanthimos Spotlight (feat. Michel Eljaiek)

    Send us a Text Message.This week on the Gimme Three Podcast, we’re gearing up for Kinds of Kindness with a thrilling Yorgos Lanthimos Spotlight episode!While the brilliant Nicholas Ybarra is off making some movie magic this week, co-host Bella Efstratis is joined by her long-time friend and a true Yorgos aficionado, Michel Eljaiek.For this week’s episode, Michel has handpicked three extraordinary Yorgos films for us to thoroughly dissect:The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) featuring Barry Keo...

    • 1 hr 42 min
    24 - Queer Love Stories pt. 2

    24 - Queer Love Stories pt. 2

    Send us a Text Message.In part two of our Queer Love Stories series, Nick and Bella delve into an extraordinarily underrated documentary and two brilliant romcoms that highlight some of our favorite queer love stories in cinema.Nick starts with Peter Friedman's Silverlake Life: The View From Here, a brutally intimate video diary that documents Tom Joslin and Mark Massi's remarkable love story and their painfully real experience living with AIDS in the early '90s.Next, Bella introduces Alice W...

    • 50 min

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