Posts by Pete Wright

Fast Company

Why did Cronenberg make a film so different from his other films? Does it work as a Cronenberg film? Does it even work as a genre picture? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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Woman Walks Ahead

Is 2018’s Woman Walks Ahead a western, a commentary on the pipeline standoff, or a history lesson? Listen in to this month’s Trailer Rewind to find out?

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Rabid

How was adult film star Marilyn Chambers as the film’s lead? How effective are the body horror elements? Has Cronenberg improved since his last film? Tune in to get answers to these questions and more.

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2019-10-05 – Saturday Matinée

According to Scorsese, a tomato does not equal cinema. Spielberg partners with the upcoming streaming service Quibi with a new property you can only watch at night. Throwing money at Jason Bourne with a spin-off TV series and a new film. Free Guy is coming.

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Shivers

Are there signs right away that signify this is a Cronenberg film? How effective is the body horror? Or is it just a low budget horror movie? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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2019-09-28 – Saturday Matinée

Spidey makes peace between Sony and Marvel. Go learn something about Salmon P. Chase. K.Feig is going to make a Star Wars movie. More Joker controversy. The Irishman is looking to be gold.

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Robin Hood (2010)

Do Scott and Crowe manage to pull off the definitive Robin Hood? Was it misleading to not announce this as an origin story in the title? Where does it stand as far as tropes for the myth? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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2019-09-21 • The Saturday Matinée

Somehow we missed Battle at Big Rock. Also, old news. We haven’t been in the theater in a while. Steve insults Downton Abbey. Ad Astra isn’t for space people. AMC doesn’t know what “artisan” means.

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Robin Hood: Men In Tights

Is Cary Elwes the perfect Robin Hood follow-up to Errol Flynn? How does this hold up to other films by Brooks? Is it timeless or dated? Tune in to this week’s show to hear these answers and more.

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Leave No Trace

A film with a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes is a rarity. A PG-rated film that is not a kid’s movie is also a rarity. Leave No Trace managed to check both these boxes. This month’s Trailer Rewind delves into this movie about family to discover how it managed to pull off this unique feat.

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