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Posts by Pete Wright

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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Robin Hood (1991)

Why did this film get relegated to a TV release? How does it compare to other Hood tales? And why do Hood scholars love it so much? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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It Chapter Two

Will the sequel have the record-setting legs of its predecessor? Is It the greatest Stephen King thriller of all time? There’s a lot to talk about here as long as we’ve got the courage to fight the fear.

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