Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Thing From Another World - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on The Thing From Another World, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...



Episode 74: The Thing From Another World


We're defrosting a sci-fi classic that helped kick off the alien invasion craze of 1950s cinema, The Thing From Another World. Listen in as we discuss the conflict of science vs. militarism, explore metaphorical interpretations of the vegetative title monster, and investigate the mystery of who actually directed the movie. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and some light bondage.



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How do you prefer to cook your vegetables? Do you believe in flying saucers? Need help remembering where you left your electric blanket? Leave a comment and keep the conversation going.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

The Little Mermaid - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on The Little Mermaid, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...


Episode 73: The Little Mermaid


Chris and Sarah join us again to explore the watery depths of the Disney animated classic The Little Mermaid. We discuss the film's mixed messages regarding women's autonomy and body image, speculate on the Lovecraftian origins of merfolk, and discuss the movie's role in bringing about Disney's second golden age of animated films. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and some disturbingly phallic castle architecture.



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Have you ever seen a mermaid? Spot any other Disney cameos you'd like to point out? Have a great recipe for cooking les poisson? Leave a comment and keep the conversation going.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Antiheroes & Antiheroines - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on Antiheroes & Antiheroines, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...


Episode 72: Antiheroes & Antiheroines


We've talked about heroes. We've talked about villains. Now it's time to cover those protagonists that fall in between as we discuss cinema's great antiheroes and antiheroines. We'll discuss what distinguishes them from their more heroic and villainous counterparts, why they're so fascinating to moviegoers, and of course we'll run down our sometimes surprising lists of the best antiheroes from the silver screen. Warning: Contains explicit language, some spoilers, and not-so-noble intentions.



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Who are your favorite antiheroes? Want to point out one of the many great characters we left off our lists? Leave a comment below and keep the conversation going.