Mar 12, 2013

House of Cards

Doug and Shawn get back in the game to discuss the Netflix original series House of Cards. They discuss it's place in modern television, the joy of watching Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood and a litany of great characters.

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Jan 4, 2013

Cloud Atlas

Doug and Shawn finally get around to talking about Cloud Atlas. Our heroes discuss the different storylines, how they connect, and the ways the film is both a success and failure.

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Dec 20, 2012

(500) Days of Summer

Doug and Shawn keep their promise and go over (500) Days of Summer. They talk about about how well the film captures reality, the backstory of the film, and who they would "blame" for the events of the film.

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Nov 29, 2012

Skyfall

Doug is joined again by Mike to discuss the 23rd James Bond film Skyfall. The duo discuss the beautiful color palettes in the film, the characters mommy issues, and the way Christopher Nolan's Batman films influenced Sam Mendes.

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Nov 15, 2012

The Cloud Atlas Loop

The boys attempt to compare their divergent excitement for recent films (Doug loves Looper, while Shawn is most interested in Cloud Atlas), but get distracted by the Tarantino XX box set, the Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt before ending with a promise.

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Nov 1, 2012

Looper

Doug drafts his college buddy Mike to discuss Looper. The newly formed team chat about how the time travel works, which character acts as the antagonist, and the advantages of casting Bruce Willis (not to mention too many tangents to count).

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Oct 4, 2012

Kill Bill

Doug and Shawn reconvene to tackle Kill Bill, the fourth and fifth Tarantino films. They discuss the film's somewhat silly style, from Pai Mei, the Five Point Exploding Heart Technique, and how it affected the film's revenge plot.

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Sep 20, 2012

Movies We Don’t Love

The boys sit down to talk about movies that they thought they would love, but ended up not liking.

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Sep 6, 2012

The Logic Rises

Doug poses a question to Shawn - when is a lapse in logic a problem? To answer this question, the boys turn to The Dark Knight Rises as a case study, since it is the current big release to be poked and prodded by the film media.

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Aug 24, 2012

Pirating Louie

This week, the boys get, well, all over the place. Doug spends 20 minutes talking about Batman Returns, before the duo end up on the TV show Louie, and finally they come to rest on the topic of piracy.

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