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The creators of The Music Snobs present SNOBS ON FILM, the podcast where movies and television are discussed and reviewed with care—and debated without caution. Get ready for a non-Hollywood ending.

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    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 35 Ratings

The creators of The Music Snobs present SNOBS ON FILM, the podcast where movies and television are discussed and reviewed with care—and debated without caution. Get ready for a non-Hollywood ending.

    REDEMPTION: Black Rain

    REDEMPTION: Black Rain

    Join us for the season finale of Snobs On Film: Redemption by exploring classic 80s-style action with Ridley Scott’s underrated Michael Douglas thriller: Black Rain. When New York City cop Nick Conklin chases a Japanese mob figure to Tokyo, Conklin’s demons come along for the ride, quickly derail the investigation, and bury him beneath his own hubris. Soon, Conklin and his partner are outsiders in a world that has no way in, stalking a man who represents the fall of ancient beliefs and the rise of a kingdom without a code. When the unthinkable happens, Conklin must face his failures and make a defining choice between the satisfaction of revenge and the honor of redemption.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    REDEMPTION: Donnie Darko

    REDEMPTION: Donnie Darko

    Snobs On Film: Redemption continues with a movie that epitomizes the category of “cult classic”. A night of prophetic somnambulism kicks off the wonderfully weird and bewitching story of Donnie Darko, a film that folds its redemptive qualities into the dreamlike existence of a teen watching his world dissolve into nightmare. Jake Gyllenhaal is Donnie, a kid whose school days and home life are complicated by mental illness. Add frequent interactions with a demonic (but sage) rabbit-man, a ticking clock that may be counting down to world destruction, and a strange twist on the usual banality of teen angst, and you get a movie that subverts everything in grand fashion. By the time a mysterious jet engine falls from the sky, the odd narrative of Donnie Darko has already become a story full of grim intrigue and edgy fantasy.

    • 57 min
    REDEMPTION: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    REDEMPTION: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    The sublime martial artistry of the 2000 classic, CrouchingTiger, Hidden Dragon, demonstrates only one form of the film’s great battles. The other style of conflict takes place on the war-torn fields of inner turmoil and forbidden love. Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi portray parallel characters whose internal struggle pits what they have outwardly accepted against what they inwardly long for. And when Chow Yun-fat’s Green Destiny sword is stolen, all three characters embark on a path that becomes a collision course of emotion and a final frontier for their redemption. Join Snobs on Film as we continue our #1Theme10Films season with this incredibly epic, yet intimate tale.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    REDEMPTION: Pulp Fiction

    REDEMPTION: Pulp Fiction

    SOF’s #1Theme10Films continues with Pulp Fiction! Very few films have explored the serpentine road to redemption as uniquely as Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 seminal hit. While assassins offer their existential thoughts, gangsters go medieval, and a clean-up man expounds on the fine art of removing dead bodies—a boxer looks for vindication in the bowels of retro LA. As the film's plot toys with chronology and conventionalism, Pulp Fiction proves to be a tour de force filled with unforgettable characters, unsettling violence, and unexpected wit.

    • 51 min
    REDEMPTION: Notorious

    REDEMPTION: Notorious

    Snobs On Film: Redemption returns with a film so full of tension and intrigue that it could only have come from the legendary Master of Suspense. Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious features a conflicted Cary Grant, whose love for Ingrid Bergman sets him at odds with his duty as a spy. Bergman is the key to bringing down a network of Nazis in post-war Brazil, and her willingness to enter into a web of lies leads to a final, iconic scene that turns a moment of redemption into a choice between life and death. Join us as we continue our #1Theme10Films season with Notorious.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    REDEMPTION: Constantine

    REDEMPTION: Constantine

    Demons, angels, warlocks, and cops: the perfect ingredients for a redemption story so twisted it could make the Devil smile. Snobs On Film: Redemption continues with 2005’s comic book occult film, Constantine. Keanu Reeves is Alan Moore’s demon-hunting detective whose life (and death) of sin has predetermined his fate. But can Constantine earn salvation when Rachel Weisz offers him a last shot at redemption? Come hang with SOF as we continue our #1Theme10Films season by discussing an antihero who searches for absolution while on the road between heaven and hell.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

starlight in flight ,

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko was the first movie I saw as art. I’ve seen it a bunch of times, but I wasn’t able to talk to it with a bunch of people. This podcast made me feel like I was in the room talking to people about stuff I’d seen in the movie, while listening to angles of the movie I hadn’t considered before.

Incognegro65 ,

Great show.

Love the deep insight and great analysis.
Isaac, Jehan and Arthur are a great team and play off each other well.

Not feeling the addition on the new voice.
They have changeda well tuned dynamic.

Hadah ,

Best podcast

Love everything about these podcasts. Deep insight, they point out things about movies I’ve seen that I haven’t thought about before. Riveting! 5 stars!

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