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It’s A Wonderful Life

When it was first released in 1946, Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life was a failure, underperforming at the box office and receiving mixed reviews. But, several decades later, it’s  one of the most beloved Christmas movies of... Read More
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The Shining

Halloween might have come and gone, but we’re keeping things spooky on the podcast with yet another Stephen King cinematic adaptation: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Although reception was lukewarm upon its release in 1980, the film is... Read More
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Misery

As the weather gets colder, we turn to director Rob Reiner and screenwriter William Goldman’s adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, Misery. One of the rare Stephen King adaptations that was both a commercial and critical hit... Read More
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Hook

Although it was a commercial hit when it was released in 1991, Steven Spielberg’s Hook took a critical beating. A creative extension of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan universe, it’s often considered to be one of the worst... Read More
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The Royal Tenenbaums

Often considered to be one of—if not the best—film from auteur Wes Anderson, The Royal Tenenbaums hit theaters in 2001 exposing audiences to a stylish world of upper class New York City quirk. The film is a... Read More
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Aliens

Game over man! To celebrate its 30th anniversary, we give a re-watch to James Cameron’s Aliens. Often heralded as one of the best sequels of all time, it’s a departure from the original film both... Read More
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Ghost in the Shell

It took us 65 episodes, but we FINALLY managed re-view an anime film! Or, in the case of all of us—apart from subject matter expert and special guest Jon West—a “new view” of Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost... Read More
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Witness

What happens when you take a high-concept premise (i.e. a big city cop is forced to live with Amish people), but combine it with a strong and subtle directorial hand? You get Peter Weir’s Oscar-nominated... Read More
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Lethal Weapon

The name Shane Black is synonymous with buddy cop films. And, on this episode of the podcast we dive back into the one that started his storied screenwriting career: Lethal Weapon. Directed by Richard Donner... Read More
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Independence Day

It’s been 20 years since director Roland Emmerich famously blew up the White House (among other landmarks) in 1996’s seminal Summer blockbuster, Independence Day. And, now, with a big-budget sequel along the way (with star... Read More
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