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Rocky IV

February 14, 2019

At the height of the Cold War, it seems fitting that Sylvester Stallone would find incredible success in his Rocky franchise by weaving a tale about his all-American boxer going up against a cold, almost-robotic Russian boxer. The film found tremendous success at the box office, becoming the highest grossing sports film ever, a record which it held for 24 years. But how well does it hold up today?

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The Film Board

Glass

January 22, 2019

The Film Board is respawning for you here this January with Glass from M. Night Shyamalan. Is it a sequel to Unbreakable? Is it a sequel to Split? Or is it something altogether different. The debate about this film should be super with an angle on origin and another on a Special Edition Showdown and openings for more.

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Marvel Movie Minute

IM030: High-Stepping

February 15, 2019

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about Raza’s speech (and all of its inaccuracies), the background of actor Faran Tahir, and the sound of an extra footstep

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Trailer Rewind

The Bachelors

February 12, 2019

Consider yourself warned that J.K. Simmons (and his majestic beard) are going to bring a tear to your eye. This month Steve and JJ take a road trip with the straight to streaming film The Bachelors. It treads on well worn indie territory – new kid at a school, family trauma/drama, quirky moments for comedy – but can writer director Kurt Voelker save these guys from becoming a cliché?

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The Speakeasy

The Sound of Music — In the Speakeasy with A Wrinkle in Time Producer Catherine Hand

June 12, 2018

Was Christopher Plummer really bored about being a part of this film? How many people really remember that the Nazis are involved in the story? And what’s really the best song in the movie? Tune in to this week’s show to get answers to these questions and more when we talk to A Wrinkle in Time producer Catherine Hand about her favorite film, The Sound of Music!

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Three of a Kind

Creativity

July 12, 2016

Whether you’re a creative person, or someone who cringes at the thought of art, you’re going to find something to enjoy about this month’s three of a kind.

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