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Film lovers come together weekly to discuss a movie that’s important to them. Each episode of The Strategic Whimsy Experiment is steeped in their passion for stories and connection. Join in the conversation about the films that shape our lives!

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Film lovers come together weekly to discuss a movie that’s important to them. Each episode of The Strategic Whimsy Experiment is steeped in their passion for stories and connection. Join in the conversation about the films that shape our lives!

    Ep. 102 - Mulan (2020) with featured guest: Yeon Soo Kim

    Ep. 102 - Mulan (2020) with featured guest: Yeon Soo Kim

    In this episode of The Strategic Whimsy Experiment, Jen and Sarah are joined by a special guest, Yeon Soo, to discuss Disney’s Mulan. They compare and contrast this remake with the original film and discuss some of the new additions to the story. They also share some theories about why characters were added or removed and how those creative choices affected the film’s message as a whole.

    What did you think of Mulan? How does it compare with the original?

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep. 101 - The Shining (1980) with featured guest: Erin Pudenz

    Ep. 101 - The Shining (1980) with featured guest: Erin Pudenz

    In this episode of The Strategic Whimsy Experiment, Jen and Sarah are joined by a special guest, Erin, to discuss The Shining. They share their thoughts on the characters and casting in this classic horror film. And they even share some theories about the plot’s twists and turns.

    What did you think of The Shining? What do you think it’s all about?

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep. 100 - Birdman or (The 100th Episode)

    Ep. 100 - Birdman or (The 100th Episode)

    In this very special 100th episode of The Strategic Whimsy Experiment, Jen and Sarah celebrate! They share their favorite moments and episodes from the last year, along with the meaning behind the name and why they started the podcast. Then, they review Birdman, a film that goes back to the origins of SWE. They discuss the film’s overwhelming intentionality, the three-dimensional characters, and some of its main themes.
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    The Strategic Whimsy Experiment - Trailer

    The Strategic Whimsy Experiment - Trailer

    The Strategic Whimsy Experiment is a weekly gathering place filled with conversations about the films that shape our lives.

    This podcast is fueled by our passion for stories and connection, and is something we continue to do each week solely because we love it. Join us on our strategic whimsy experiment, and we encourage you to find a way to infuse whimsy into your day.

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    Ep. 99 - GoldenEye (1995)

    Ep. 99 - GoldenEye (1995)

    Martinis, women, spies… oh my! In this episode of The Strategic Whimsy Experiment, Jen and Sarah review GoldenEye. They discuss the various women in the film and how the inclusion of female voices has changed the industry. They also wonder what exactly makes a Bond film a Bond film and comment on the importance of viewing a film through the lens of when it was made.

    What did you think of GoldenEye? How do you think its reception in 1995 differs from how we view it today?

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Bonus Ep. - Revisiting Capernaum (2018) with featured guest: Omar Haj Ibrahim

    Bonus Ep. - Revisiting Capernaum (2018) with featured guest: Omar Haj Ibrahim

    Jen and Sarah are joined by a special guest, Omar, to revisit their conversation about the 2018 film, Capernaum. In the aftermath of the explosion in Beirut in early August, Nadine Labaki’s film is even more hauntingly relevant. In this episode of The Strategic Whimsy Experiment, they discuss the current state of events on the streets in Lebanon and what can be done to help in the aftermath of this terrible crisis.

    Ways to support:

    Lebanese Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org.lb/

    Impact Lebanon: https://www.impactlebanon.org/

    Baytna Baytak: https://www.baytnabaytak.com/home

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    • 39 min

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