Guns Akimbo

April 7, 2020
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We were initially going to talk about “Guns Akimbo” in February, but it got soft pushed back right smack into the middle of the stay at home quarantine. It’s available now from a variety of outlets, so we’re going to spoil it for you on this show and you can decide if it’s worth your stream surfing time at home.

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2020-04-04 • Saturday Matinée

April 6, 2020
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Film Board is back this weekend with Guns Akimbo. COVID sanity check reveals Andy’s dark tendencies, a “Platform” update, and boozy, sleepy Criterion Channel sessions. Steve is high for John Wick, and the John Wick video game. Spike Lee offers his unfinished Jackie Robinson screenplay for quarantine reading. The Cancelled STAR WARS Episode 9 Animated. Moria with Lightsabers. CATS: The Butthole Cut trailer. Is Iron Man 3 the stupidest trending topic?

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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

April 2, 2020
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When John le Carré wrote his third novel “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold,” it was such a success and brought him so much acclaim that it essentially outed him as a spy for MI6. He’d been doing it for only five years, but in that time, he learned a great deal about how the machine worked and was able to bring that world to life with greater accuracy than had been seen before.

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2020-03-28 • Saturday Matinée

March 30, 2020
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Changing tides in the theater biz. Collider’s digital release schedule for the coming months. Plus Flickchart re-ranking and a list of undercover cop movies!

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BlacKkKlansman

March 26, 2020
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Ron Stallworth’s story seems ridiculous and unbelievable, but it’s true – as an African American undercover cop with the Colorado Springs Police Department, Ron infiltrated the local KKK group with one of his fellow detectives and managed to bring them down. It’s the sort of story that Spike Lee seems perfect for, so who better to direct it than Lee himself?

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2020-03-21 • Saturday Matinée

March 21, 2020
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We’re all living in a post-movie planet and just trying to make the best of it. We’re seeing some creative release strategies in light of the pandemic. Avatar is still coming. Cats keeps on giving. If you’re looking for something to do with your kids, you could do worse than remaking Spider-verse with traditional animation. Plus, trailers and a list of movies that include TV production.

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Bamboozled

March 19, 2020
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Does this feel like Spike Lee at his most Lee-ish? How effective is the satire in this film? Does Damon Wayans take his performance too far? Tune in to this week’s show for these answers and more.

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2020-03-14 • Saturday Matinée

March 16, 2020
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Wisdom teeth. Tom and Rita. Plus a list of films with hot weather as a principle character and three derivative trailers!

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Do the Right Thing

March 12, 2020
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Is it clear that Spike Lee has something to say with this film? How does the camerawork and production design work to enhance this world? Is this film still relevant in today’s society? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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2020-03-07 • Saturday Matinée

March 9, 2020
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Corona Virus Gregorian Reset. Bollywood Eternals. Old Kids in the Hall. Plus a very special re-ranking and a list of films featuring great surveillance!

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