Film Yak

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December 11, 2017 01:31:35
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Episode 16 - The Bad Sleep Well

On this week's episode we debate the merit of Kevin's pick, _The Bad Sleep Well_. Plus we talk the new _Alita Battle Angel_ trailer as well as Tarantino's possible foray into the world of _Star Trek_ and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 12:49 - What We Watched: _The Disaster Artist_ , _The Truman Show_ , _The Straight Story_ , _The Departed_ , _Star Trek Generations_ , _Star Trek Insurrection_ , _Star Trek Nemesis_ , _Hellraiser_ , _Lady Bird_ , _Europa_ , _Ivan's Childhood_ , _The Curious Case of Benjamin Button_ , _The Preacher's Wife_ 1:04:04 - Deep Dive: _The Bad Sleep Well_ (1960) dir. Akira Kurosawa 1:27:55 - Outro/Next Episode Comments, questions: [email protected] ...

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December 01, 2017 01:55:56
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Episode 15 - Inland Empire

This week we get together to discuss David Lynch's last feature film to date, _Inland Empire_. Plus, we lament the idea of a Denis Villeneuve-helmed _Dune_ adaptation and we talk news and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 16:53 - What We Watched: _Jackass_ , _World on a Wire_ , _Sweet Virginia_ , _The Witch_ , _Wonder Woman_ (again), _Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri_ , _Polytechnique_ , _Time Masters_ , _Rock & Rule_, _Wind River_ , _Godless_ , _Grizzly Man_ , _Army of Shadows_ , _Dune_ , _Down by Law_ 1:09:06 - Deep Dive: _Inland Empire_ (2006) 1:45:31 - Feedback: Best scenes of cinematic violence 1:53:13 - Outro/Next Episode Questions, comments: [email protected] ...

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November 27, 2017 01:44:08
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Episode 14 - Enter the Void

On this week's episode we talk Gaspar Noe's _Enter the Void_ as well as other stuff we watched. Plus we talk news, sexism in cinema, and answer your questions. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 14:43 - What We Watched: _Love_ , _I Stand Alone_ , _Irreversible_ , _Before the Light Takes Us_ , _Harold and Maude_ , _Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond_ , _Honey I Shrunk the Kids_ , _Lost Highway_ , _My Friend Dahmer_ , _Almost Famous_ , _The Hitcher_ , _The Bad Batch_ , _Roman J. Israel Esq._ 1:01:09 - Deep Dive: _Enter the Void_ (2009) 1:33:25 - Feedback: Which non-English speaking country has the best cinema? 1:38:29 - Outro/Next Episode Questions, comments, feedback: [email protected] ...

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November 17, 2017 01:58:33
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Episode 13 - Hype!

This week we gather to discuss Kevin's pick, _Hype!_ our first ever documentary review on the show. We also talk the ever expanding saga of movie stars and industry people being accused of sexual assault, other stuff we watched and we answer your feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 6:21 - News: Universal Dark Universe Dead, Gal Gadot threatens to leave _Wonder Woman_ , Louis C.K. allegations and apology 26:10 - What We Watched: _Wonder Woman_ , _Dahmer on Dahmer_ , _Tree's Lounge_ , _The Lobster_ , _Thief_ , _Thor: Ragnarok_ , _1991: The Year Punk Broke_ , _Me Myself and Irene_ , _Repulsion_ , _The Only Living Boy in New York_ , _The Magician_ , _Dahmer_ 1:25:05 - Deep Dive: _Hype!_ (1996) dir. Doug Pray 1:50:01 - Feedback: Movies with interesting production histories 1:55:50 - Outro/Next Episode Questions, comments? [email protected] ...

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November 10, 2017 01:54:25
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Episode 12 - Heart of Glass

This week we gather to discuss Jonathan's pick, _Heart of Glass_ from 1976. We also get wrist deep into some huge news stories including Kevin Spacey being scrubbed and replaced in Ridley Scott's _All the Money in the World_ and Disney's furthering efforts to wash the world in mediocrity. Plus we answer your feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/News 11:54 - What we watched: _The Last Emperor_ , _The Thin Red Line_ , _Halloween H20_ , _Ali: Fear Eats the Soul_ , _Thief_ , _Certain Women_ , _Amadeus_ , _Three Kings_ , _Carnival of Souls_ , _Clouds of Sils Maria_ , _Personal Shopper_ , _Daddy Longlegs_ , _Battleship Potemkin_ 1:18:16 - Deep Dive: _Heart of Glass_ (1976) 1:41:31 - Feedback: Best times to watch movies, Movies for MST3K to riff on 1:51:22 - Outro/Next Episode Comments, Questions: [email protected] ...

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November 03, 2017 01:34:08
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Episode 11 - I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba)

On this episode we introduce our new co-host, Jonathan and discuss how the hell the filmmakers accomplished the miraculous shots in Jon's pick for the week, _I Am Cuba_. We also talk what we watched and offer our thoughts on the _I, Tonya_ trailer. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 5:55 - What we watched: _The Matrix_ , _The Last Detail_ , _The Lost Boys_ , _The Terminator_ , _T2 Judgment Day_ , _The Exorcist_ , _How to Build a Time Machine_ , _Nosferatu (1979)_ , _Over the Garden Wall_ , _Mindhunter_ finale, _Riverdale_ , _Julien Donkey-boy_ 1:04:44 - Deep Dive: _I Am Cuba_ ( _Soy Cuba_ ) 1:23:11 - Fake Feedback 1:26:33 - Outro/Next Episode Comments, questions: [email protected] ...

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