Film Yak

Film Yak is a weekly podcast featuring in-depth movie discussions. Each week one of our cohosts chooses a film for the three of us to watch, discuss, debate, angrily gripe about, and sometimes even praise. ...more

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October 14, 2019 01:51:40
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Episode 71 - Gettysburg

This week we fix bayonets to discuss the four-and-a-half hour epic, *Getttysburg*. Plus, we talk Scorsese's controversial Marvel comments and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! [email protected] ...



September 17, 2019 01:52:12
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Episode 70 - Macbeth

This week we end the nearly two month hiatus to talk Jonathan's pick, Polanski's controversial retelling of Shakespeare's *Macbeth* from 1971. We also talk Tarantino's latest, plus lots of other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! [email protected] ...



July 25, 2019 01:48:30
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Episode 69 - Sling Blade

We're back to talk about Billy Bob Thornton's *Sling Blade*, starring Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, John Ritter, and JT Walsh. We also discuss a few trailers, and what we've been watching lately like *Black Swan*, *Midsommar*, *The Crow*, *The Art of Self-Defense*, *The Wicker Man*, *Straw Dogs*, *Yesterday*, *Childhood of a Leader*, and more. [email protected] ...



June 28, 2019 02:17:52
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Episode 68 - Johnny Guitar

This week we're back to discuss JR's pick, *Johnny Guitar*, directed by Nicholas Ray. We're changing things up a bit and doing our Deep Dive first, so let us know what you think of the change! We discuss a few trailers like *Ford V Ferrari*, *Ad Astra*, and *Sword of Trust*. We also get deep into a discussion of Nicholas Ray's other movies like *They Live By Night* and *Rebel Without a Cause*, as well as other movies we watched: *Hamlet (1948)*, *Tammy and the T-Rex*, *The Substitute*, *Soy Cuba*, *Climax*, *Killer of Sheep*, *My Brother's Wedding*, *First Man*, and others. [email protected] ...



June 04, 2019 02:10:17
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Episode 67 - The Abyss

This week we discuss Jon's pick, James Cameron's *The Abyss*. We also discuss upcoming trailers for *The Kitchen*, *Rambo: Last Blood*, and *The Goldfinch*. Some of the films we talk about include *Godzilla (2014)*, *Replicas*, *The Crow*, *To Sleep With Anger*, *Wildlife*, *Sansho, the Bailiff*, *Cleo from 5 to 7*, *Le Bonheur*, and others. Be sure to check out our blog, and we always welcome feedback! [email protected] ...



May 11, 2019 02:05:36
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Episode 66 - The Insider

This week we get together to discuss Jonathan's pick, Michael Mann's *The Insider*. We also talk about the trailers for Rick Alverson's *The Mountain* starring Jeff Goldblum and Tye Sheridan and *IT: Chapter Two* with Bill Hader, Jessica Chastain, and James McAvoy. We also talk extensively about (including spoilers) *Avenger's: Endgame*, the goods and many bads of Peter Hyams filmography (*Sudden Death*, *Outland*, and *Time Cop*), Kevin and Jon spar over of Paul Thomas Anderson, specifically *Boogie Nights*, *There Will Be Blood*, and *Inherent Vice*. Other films include *The Wandering Earth*, *The Running Man*, *Prospect*, *Last of the Mohicans*, and *Snowpiercer*. Feel free to email us anytime at [email protected]! ...

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