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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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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October 31, 2017 02:10:15
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Episode 10 - Princess Mononoke

This week we bid farewell to Jordan and discuss his final deep dive pick, _Princess Mononoke_. We also debate the power of nostalgia, talk what we watched, Jon's run in with the police, and much more. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 9:16 - What we watched: _Sicario_ , _Fright Night_ , _Stranger Things_ , _Neon Demon_ , _Halloween_ , _Cowboy Bebop_ , _Bone Tomahawk_ , _The Texas Chainsaw Massacre_ , Kevin's Wes Anderson Ranked List, _Jacob's Ladder_ , _Rififi_ , _Mindhunter_ , _Ozark._ __1:16:55 - Deep Dive: _Princess Mononoke_ __ 1:57:00 - Feedback: If we could only watch movie from one decade, which decade would we choose? _ _ 2:06:43 - Outro/Next Episode ...

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October 26, 2017 01:33:56
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Episode 9.5 - Bonus Episode

This week Kevin and Jon get together to casually discuss what they watched over the past week and discuss the pros and cons of Kristen Stewart. Plus we answer listener feedback and trash the terrible opening scene of Cobra. 0:00 - Intro 2:13 - What We Watched: _Only God Forgives_ , _Quantum of Solace_ , _Silence of the Lambs_ , _No Country for Old Men_ , _Clue_ , _While We're Young_ , _The Before Trilogy_ , _Akira_ , _Slacker_ , _A Most Violent Year_ , _Rushmore_ , _Found_ , _Mindhunter_. 1:21:45 - Feedback: Favorite Action Movies 1:32:45 - Outro ...

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October 17, 2017 02:07:26
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Episode 9 - Gattaca

On this week's episode we discuss the 1997 sci-fi "thriller," _Gattaca_ plus we talk other stuff we watched and answer listener feedback. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 3:21 - What We Watched: _American Gigolo_ , Safdie Bros. short films, _Stalker_ , _American Werewolf in London_ , _Only God Forgives_ , _The Wrestler_ , _The Meyerowitz Stories_ , _Brawl in Cell Block 99_ , _The Foreigner_ , _The Libertine_ , _Rubber_ , _Reality Bites_ , _Hamlet_ (2000). 1:16:17 - Deep Dive: _Gattaca_ 1:41:33 - Feedback: Walking out of a movie at the theater, Cinematographers 1:52:25 - Trivia Battle/Assignment 2:04:43 - Outro/Next Episode Questions, Comments: [email protected] ...

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October 10, 2017 02:09:52
Episode 8 - Blade Runner 2049

Episode 8 - Blade Runner 2049

This week we find our inner android and dive deep on Denis Villenueve's tone poem, _Blade Runner 2049._ We also discuss what else we watched this past week, including Jordan's thoughts on _Point Break_ and our glowing evaluation of _Blade Runner: The Final Cut_. Intro - 0:00 What We Watched - 3:27 Shaun of the Dead - 3:27, My Neighbor Totoro - 5:20, Princess and the Frog - 9:20, Alien: Covenant - 12:55, Walker - 17:11, Spielberg - 23:26, George Lucas's career tangent - 27:40, The 13th Warrior - 32:32, Coda - 35:24, Get Out and Get Under - 36:58, Drive - 37:55, Heat - 41:21, Jordan's Review of Point Break - 45:33, Show Pieces - 55:32, Chopper - 57:53, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - 59:55, New Blade Runner short films - 1:03:42, Blade Runner: The Final Cut - 1:07:46 Deep Dive: _Blade Runner 2049 -_ 1:15:11 __ Outro/Up Next - 2:07:57 Questions, comments: [email protected] ...

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October 05, 2017 02:04:31
Episode 7 - Point Break

Episode 7 - Point Break

This week we invite special guest Jonathan to discuss Kathryn Bigelow's classic actioner, _Point Break_. We also take turns discussing what we watched, the new _Tomb Raider_ and _Annihilation_ trailers, as well as answering feedback from you, the listeners. Hope you enjoy! Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 3:35 - What We Watched: _L'Argent_ , _The Way of the Gun_ , _Dillinger_ , _Walkabout_ , _Super Dark Times_ , _The Childhood of a Leader_ , _Let Me Make You A Martyr_ , _Jackie_ , _Under the Skin_ , _Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me_ , _Zabriskie Point_ , _Blow-Up_ , _K-19: The W_ _idowmaker_ , _The Loveless_ 1:11:30 - Kathryn Bigelow's Filmography Ranked 1:13:20 - Deep Dive: _Point Break_ 1:38:24 - Feedback: Dead directors we want one more movie from; the sizes of our movie collections 1:52:54 - Trivia/Jordan's assignment 2:02:08 - Outro/Next episode ...

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