Film Yak

Film Yak is a weekly podcast featuring in-depth movie discussions. Each week one of our cohosts cho ... more

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March 20, 2018 01:52:18
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Episode 28 - The Fan

This week we welcome our old friend Ruston to the show to discuss *The Fan*. We also talk other stuff we watched, news and trailers, and answer listener feedback from former host, Jordan. Stay tuned to the end for our first ever coin-flip-decided deep dive. Thanks for listening, Enjoy! (Apologies for the mic trouble) 0:00 - Intro/News/Trailers 11:07 - What We Watched: *Event Horizon*, *Children of Men*, *In the Name of the Father*, *The Last of the Finest*, *Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles*, *Kong Skull Island*, *Maps to the Stars*, *The Canyons*, *The Hunt for Red October*, *Dredd*, *Fullmetal Alchemist* 1:20:07 - Deep Dive: *The Fan* (1996) dir. Tony Scott 1:40:29 - Feedback: Dream Shakespeare adaptations 1:47:12 - Outro/Next Episode [email protected]m ...

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27

March 12, 2018 01:36:36
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Episode 27 - The World's End

This week we get together and talk Kevin's pick, the conclusion of the Cornetto Trilogy, *The World's End*. We also talk Oscar winners, speeches, and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Oscar Winners 17:39 - What We Watched: *Fear and Desire*, *Killer's Kiss*, *One Hour Photo*, *Waco*, *Lolita*, *Brian Eno: 1971-1977 - The Man Who Fell To Earth*, *Darkon*, *Who's That Knocking on My Door?* 58:15 - Deep Dive: *The World's End* (2013) dir. Edgar Wright 1:28:13 - Outro/Next Episode [email protected] ...

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26

March 05, 2018 01:31:13
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Episode 26 - Annihilation

This week we get together to talk Alex Garland's filmography including writing credits, *Dredd* and *The Beach* as well as his two directing efforts, *Ex Machina* and the recently released *Annihilation*. We also talk other stuff we watched and answer your feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 3:35 - What We Watched: *Arrival*, *Queen of the Desert*, *The Beach*, *Primer*, *The Wind Rises*, *Dredd* 30:35 - Deep Dive #1: *Ex Machina* (2014) dir. Alex Garland 59:16 - Deep Dive #2: *Annihilation* (2018) dir. Alex Garland 1:23:29 - Feedback: Best Sci-fi Directors 1:29:14 - Outro/Kevin's Pick [email protected] ...

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25

February 26, 2018 01:55:10
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Episode 25 - Romeo + Juliet

Coming this week straight from Kevin's kitchen, we're back to discuss Baz Luhrmann's vision of Shakespeare, *Romeo + Juliet*. We also talk other stuff we watched as well as news and your feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 5:47 - News: Danny Boyle for Bond 25, *Thy Kingdom Come* trailer, *Cobra Kai* trailer 18:49 - What We Watched: *Kingsmen The Golden Circle*, *Marathon Man*, *The Florida Project*, *Finding Vivian Maier*, *The Merchant of Four Seasons*, *Ingrid Goes West*, *12 Angry Men*, *Southern Comfort*, *Bad Lieutenant*, *Videodrome*, *Black Panther* 1:16:07 - Deep Dive: *William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet* (1996) dir. Baz Luhrmann 1:47:34 - Feedback: Movies to raise your spirits. 1:52:33 - Outro/Jonathan's Pick [email protected] ...

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24

February 16, 2018 01:57:42
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Episode 24 - Watership Down

This week we are joined by John R. to discuss Kevin's pick, *Watership Down*. Listen as we debate whether or not it is strictly a children's film. We also discuss the recent Criterion flash sale, the passing of Johann Johannsson, as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro/RIP Johannsson/Criterion Sale 13:56 - What We Watched: *Darkest Hour*, *Hard Eight*, *Lost in Translation*, *Miami Vice*, *Coming to America*, *Logan Lucky*, *Den of Thieves*, *Last Flag Flying*, *Manhunter*, *The Post*, *Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets*, *Idi Amin Dada* 1:22:00 - Deep Dive: *Watership Down* (1978) dir. Martin Rosen 1:54:40 - Outro/Next Episode [email protected] ...

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23

February 09, 2018 02:20:45
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Episode 23 - Barry Lyndon

This week we talk our second 3+ hour, late 19th century European epic in a row with Jonathan's pick, Stanley Kubrick's *Barry Lyndon*. We also talk Tarantino's unseemly comments about Polanski as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers/News 19:44 - What We Watched: *Stargate*, *mother!*, *Cartoon College*, *Song to Song*, *Haxan*, *The Departed*, *Dunkirk*, *Star Trek Deep Space Nine Season Four*, *Badlands*, *High School* 1:28:40 - Deep Dive: *Barry Lyndon* (1975) dir. Stanley Kubrick 2:04:25 - Feedback: Gary Oldman as Churchill, Jessica Chastain overrated/*Harry Potter* films ranked 2:16:05 - Outro/Next Episode ...

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