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Dec 19, 2019

On the eve of the saga finale, we thought it might be fun to remind you of our stance on the new trilogy, and Rian Johnson's divisive middle entry. We suspect we, and Johnson, will be vindicated when the results are in from episode IX.

Enjoy the conclusion to the Skywalker story, and may the force be with you.

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Nov 27, 2019

We continue our de facto Political Commentary block with Rod Lurie's keenly observed film from 2000, the year right before our new age of politics was truly born. We discuss the reflections of our current political climate, the parallels to Barack Obama (who was a complete unknown at the time), and compare the spin...


Nov 16, 2019

IMPEACHMENT SPECIAL! We look at two films that brilliantly showcase the playbook of spin from both politicians and media alike. It's a compare & contrast made just for us with (the lost gem) Bob Roberts and Wag the Dog both striking the same chords, while revealing different elements of the well-spun media and rhetoric...


Nov 9, 2019

We cover our first original film for a streaming platform, with Eddie Murphy's new comeback, "Dolemite is my Name!" We talk about the social and creative themes of the film, as well as it's place among the works or director Craig Brewer and writers Scott Alexander & Larry Karazewski. Then we go full tilt into the cast...


Oct 31, 2019

Part 2 of our Halloween double-feature, once again, pits two opposite styles of adaptation against one another, in another faithful vs funny compare and contrast. Can the melodrama of Kenneth Branagh live up to the standard of not just the companion, Coppola produced Dracula, but that of the comedy classic by Mel Brooks...