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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April 29, 2019 01:58:20
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Episode 65 - Secretary

This week we get together to discuss Kevin's pick, *Secretary* starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader. We also talk about the trailer for the new Will Smith movie *Gemini Man* as well as Kevin's Coen Bros. Ranked List, *Jaws*, David Cronenberg's *Crash*, *Fifty Shades of Grey*, *Pasolini*, *Snake Eyes*, *Dressed to Kill*, *Vice*, *Crossroads*, Claire Denis' *High Life*, *The Man Who Killed Don Quixote*, and others. Thanks for listening! [email protected] ...

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April 10, 2019 01:57:03
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Episode 64 - Twixt

This week, for the first time in several years, the four of us are back together to talk JR's pick *Twixt* from Francis Ford Coppola. We also discuss the trailer's for *The Dead Don't Die* and Nicolas Winding Refn's new Amazon Prime project *Too Old to Die Young*. We also get into JR's thoughts on French New Wave, *The Man Who Wasn't There*, *Carrie*, *Logan's Run*, *Dragged Across Concrete*, *Leaving Neverland*, *O Brother, Where Art Thou?*, and Jordan Peele's new film *Us*. We'd love to hear from our listeners at [email protected]! ...

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63

March 25, 2019 01:25:52
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Episode 63 - Au Hasard Balthazar

This week Jonathan returns after many, many years to discuss his pick, *Au Hasard Balthazar*. We also discuss our feelings about French New Wave films in general, and our fear of watching them again in case they suck. We also talk other things we've watched like *Venom*, *Vox Lux*, *Burn After Reading*, *Incredibles 2*, *Creed II*, and *The Twilight Zone: The Movie*. As always, we'd love to hear from any of our listeners! Educate us, chastise us, agree with us, whatever you like! [email protected] ...

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March 18, 2019 01:29:37
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Episode 62 - Quest for Fire

This week it's the dynamic duo of Jon and Kevin talking Jon's pick, *Quest for Fire*. We also discuss a trailer or two, along with some of the movies we've watched like *Batman V Superman*, *Black Angel*, *Blow Out*, *Blood Simple*, *I Need You to Kill*, *The Interview*, *Mid90s*, *Quigley Down Under*, *Mad Dog Morgan*, and *Dirty Little Billy*. We also discuss some of the best directors with only 5 films or less under their belt. As always, we'd love to hear any feedback from our listeners: [email protected] Thanks for listening! ...

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February 21, 2019 01:59:17
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Episode 61 - The Bounty

This week we get together talk Kevin's pick *The Bounty*, starring a huge A-list cast before they became A-list. This includes Mel Gibson, Daniel Day-Lewis, Liam Neeson, and Anthony Hopkins. We also talk the ridiculousness of the new *Aladdin*, the undisputed glory that is Peter Hyams' filmography, *The Predator*, *Under the Silver Lake*, *Shoplifters*, *Can You Ever Forgive Me?*, *If Beale Street Could Talk*, *Alita: Battle Angel*, and others. Thanks for listening! [email protected] ...

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February 11, 2019 02:00:00
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Episode 60 - Ulzana's Raid

We're back! This week we discuss JR's pick *Ulzana's Raid* directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Burt Lancaster and an excessively young Bruce Davison. We also go over a few of the Oscar nominations, discuss the trailer for the new Ted Bundy film *Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile*. We also get into a lengthy discussion about the Alien and Predator movies, Christopher Nolan's condescension, *Minding the Gap*, *Green Book*, and many, many more! As always, our feedback line is open! [email protected] ...

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