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Plus: a bonus rant from David about how the Keanu Reeves vehicle 47 Ronin is the second-worst thing to happen to Japan this decade.Who better to make an film that takes an honest look at a tricky period in the history of Walt Disney and the studio he founded? Why, Walt Disney Pictures, of course! Except that Saving Mr. Banks actually glosses over a ton of issues in the adaptation of Mary Poppins, and does wrong by Emma Thompson in the process. Listen as Katey, David, and Patches tear into...
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It's TOP TEN 2013 Podcast Time! Strap In!Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all of us on Twitter: the show (@FITWR) Da7e (@da7e), David (@davidehrlich or @CriterionCorner), Patches (@misterpatches) and Katey (@kateyrich).We also welcome your feedback, and there are lots of new places you can find us! Find us and like us at our Facebook page or call and leave us a voicemail at (914) 410-6450- if we like it, we may play it on an upcoming show.Please subscribe on iTunes and...
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Superman, Making Your Own Short Film and Comparing Movies That Are Linked Thematically or by Release Date.This week, Da7e, David, Patches and Katey are back with the first FITWR of 2014. Da7e and Patches both read Glen Weldon's Superman: The Unauthorized Biography and learned a ton of facts about The Man of Steel (though not the movie, Man of Steel). But what's the book's greater purpose and would you enjoy it? Our FAVORITE listener voicemail EVER finds us giving advice on making a short film,...
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Though this movie and this episode are family affairs, this podcast has no A-List casting. But - Bonus! - also no mouth cancer.If you thought Fighting in the War room was a raucous maelstrom of razor-sharp opinions, wait until you meet the family from August: Osage County. At least, that's what the filmmakers and performers behind August: Osage County would like you to think (we might still be the crazier bunch).This week, Katey, Patches, and David assemble around the dinner table to throw down...
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Which of your favorites are discussed and which are dubbed disgusting? This episode is more fun than being kidnapped by savages and being abandoned by all but God.This week, it's a very special late episode so we could all process yesterday's 2014 Oscar Nominations. Matt Patches is in Utah for Sundance and Da7e has been left behind in the cold city to see the screenings no one else wanted to cover. The often intrepid Katey and David draft the ever intrepid Chris Rosen from the Huffington Post...
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Don't Ask Siri...This week, Katey and David call Patches in Utah to tell him they've fallen in love with their operating systems and have various opinions about how good or bad that is for them. Do Joaquin Phoenix and Spike Jonze have something convincing and touching to say about technology and relationships or does David just want to squash this film like a bug?Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all of us: follow the show (@FITWR), David (@davidehrlich or...
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With a Special SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Update from Matt Patches and Jordan Hoffman!This week, it's a Frankenstein episode in the sense that Katey, David and Da7e assemble in chilly New York City to discuss the feminism of Beyonce Knowles' December album release and answer a listener voicemail about why so many film reviews choose to not be overwhelmingly negative or glaringly positive. Finally, the torso of the show has been stitched onto the legs in the form of a third segment with Matt Patches...
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With electrifying guest Perri NemiroffWhile the Katey, Patches and David cats are away, the Da7e mouse plays by reviewing this year's ridiculpus sci-fi/fantasy January release. Not since the days of Contraband has Da7e needed to bring the hammer down on a film in such a way, as it's revealed I, Frankenstein is actually more about the design of Gargoyles and Demons more than the story of a self-actualizing monster. To help the Da7e monster self-actualize, he brought in returning guest Perri...
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True Detective, American Horror Story, The Grammys - Important Doings On The TubeThis week, Katey, Patches, David and Da7e are all back in one time-zone and I, Frankenstein is still in theaters, so it's time to turn our attention to the other glowing rectangle in our lives...our laptop screens. Ok, the 3rd Most Important Glowing Rectangle in our lives, the television. Katey and Patches watched The Grammys and Katey wants to know if the variety of performances made it a live event worth...
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With Special Guest Amy Nicholson!This week, David and Patches make a pack never to take dates to That Awkward Moment, the new bro comedy produced by and starring the comedic wunderkind Zac Efron. Then we wrangle Amy Nicholson of L.A. Weekly to help us bake a peach pie/make things a little steamier when we review Labor Day, the new film from Juno and Young Adult director Jason Reitman. We'd say who wrote the book it's adapted from, but she might come after us when we start picking the movie...
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Plus Friedberg & Seltzer Parody Movies DiscussedThis week, Katey, David and Da7e spend the majority of the episode entertained by Matt Patches, as the annual quiz-master has returned with a 2013 Edition of his punishing Patches Matches Trivia (back by popular demand!). Before that, Patches wants to talk about Spoof Movies by Friedberg & Seltzer and liking Spy Hard, then the hosts spend a good chunk of time processing the news of Philip Seymour Hoffman's passing.Oh, and the final SCREEN...
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Patches, Katey and Da7e Revisit A Comedy Classic!This week, in celebration of Dr. Strangelove‘s 50th Anniversary, Matt Patches, Katey Rich and Da7e fondly recollect and review Stanley Kubrick's satire which leads to a discussion on safety in comedy and the wobbly lines that define satire and spoof. After a deep dive into Strangelove, it's time to quickly mention The Lego Movie and if the villain of the movie is actually Da7e.Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all of us:...
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Plus David From The Berlin Film Festival!This week, Katey, Patches and Da7e have heard your cries for more trivia and deliver in a Katey-moderated Patches Vs. Da7e mini-showdown. Elsewhere in the world, David is attending a film festival, The Berlin Film Festival! Possibly with a bag over his head, the not-famous-anymore David will give us a lowdown. Back in NYC, Katey was on a panel discussing the Bechdel Test for movies (two named women characters who talk about something other than a man),...
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With HitFix's Drew McWeeney!This week, we're returning to the current release schedule to grill Jose Padilla's Robocop Remake with current David replacement, HitFix Master Drew McWeeney: he who brought the Twitterverse news of a transforming Robocop. The buzz on this reboot isn't awesome, so after Katey, Drew and Patches dissect the new action film, they touch on other recent releases Winter's Tale, About Last Night, and Endless Love!Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all...
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Plus Film Centipede 2004 Edition!This week, Katey, Patches and Da7e welcome David back to New York with a River of Fundament a five-and-a-half hour Matthew Barney art film that Patches saw. It's about the resurrection of Norman Mailer through a river of feces, and that's just the beginning. Please make note of the show times below if you're a sensitive listener. After that, our run of February trivia segments continues with the Film Centipede Game and a discussion about the first episode of...
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A Pompeii and The Wind Rises Double Header!This week is ripe with adventure as Katey and Patches grab their swords, slip on their sandals and scale Pompeii, the latest blockbuster from vulgar auteurist Paul W.S. Anderson. Then, after hinting at talking about it for months, Patches and David finally discuss Hayao Miyazaki's final film The Wind Rises. Does the English version do justice to the Japanese original? It's certainly not a disaster, like the movies you picked for this week's lighting...
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Plus Harold Ramis, RIP.This week, Katey, Patches and Da7e have many bones to pick after spending some time talking about Harold Ramis and his legacy. Then, Patches has discovered the embarrassing secret behind Son of God and the four hosts dig into a recent Salon article that suggests there might be too many independent films proliferating the market. This episode: Everyone with male genitals says things they regret.Check out the Salon Article here.Listen to/download Patches talking about...
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Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel and God's Son of God!This week we travel to the East, from Europe's Republic of Zubrowka to the promised land of Jerusalem. First, Katey, Patches, and David give an early view of Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel, a film that might rank among the director's best. Then FITWR-regular Jordan Hoffman prays movie-going audiences will avoid Son of God, an adaptation of History Channel's Bible mini-series that chronicles the life of the the late Jesus F. Christ....
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??Four different opinions, one epic segment.?This week, Katey, Patches, David and Da7e are still winding down from Oscar Season and have decided to devote the entire show to critiquing the 2014 Academy Awards Telecast and a few Oscar recipients, so they can reunite and celebrate and even do some bets in the baccarat online, so everyone could have some fun. Each of the four bring a gripe for discussion and many an offensive tangent is explored from the social etiquette of selfless to a scolding...
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With Special Guest Enemy Devin Faraci!This week one of us is an actor, one of us is a college professor, we may all be spiders, and we're reviewing Denis Villeneuve and Jake Gyllenhaal's latest collaboration, Enemy. Badass Digest's Devin Faraci joins us for a conversation about the moody, brain-twisting and effectively scary film, while also helping us wonder if it has anything actually interesting to say about the biggest problem facing us all: being a dude in these modern times.Take a listen,...
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Spoilers For Season One of True Detective.This week, Katey, Patches and Da7e are David-less as SXSW needs its documentaries judged and who better than David to judge things? This week's answer is: “maybe the other three” as they throw down about the current pop culture crisis of masculinity that was introduced by Devin on last week's Enemy Review. Then, Da7e has a new style of mini-game for Patches and Katey and the stakes (more podcast planning work!) have never been higher. Finally, the...
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With Special Guests Glenn Dunks and Angie Han!The sole surviving War Room combatant, Patches ropes in Australian film critic Glenn Dunks and SlashFilm.com reporter Angie Han for this week's double-header review episode. First, Patches and Glenn go head to head in a race to the death... or review of Aaron Paul's new vehicular spectacle, Need for Speed. Then Angie joins Patches to talk Veronica Mars, the long-awaited, long-gestating continuation of the cult favorite detective series. Does it live...
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Plus David's Judgement From SXSW.This week, Katey, Patches, David and Da7e are back in New York, and - BY GUM! - the Veronica Mars movie finally came out. While Da7e wears his backer T-shirt, stickers and stupid grin, everyone else wants to know what this means for Kickstarter movies and bringing television franchises back from the dead and onto another medium. Also, David reports on his experiences as a SXSW Competition Judge and we all dream cast someone in Star Wars: Episode VII.Take a...
Topics: Podcast, Episodes, Legacy, Volume1, StarWars, SXSW, VeronicaMars
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SSSSSSSSEEEEEEEEEXXXXXXXXX!This week we've decided it's finally time to share our deep feelings about fly fishing, as we review Lars von Trier's new film Nymphomaniac (or two new films, Nyphomaniac Vol. 1 and Vol. 2., depending on who you ask). Is it a proper Socratic dialogue with a lot of big ideas on its mind? Is it remotely sexy with all that flesh on display? Is Shia LaBeouf's British accent the crime of the century or merely intolerable? All that, plus your answers to this week's...
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Plus Bible Movies We'd See.This week, Da7e takes a much-deserved vacation, leaving Katey, Patches, and David to worry over the government's interference in their lives. Or maybe those are the lingering feelings left from catching up with Three Days of the Condor and Manchurian Candidate, two conspiracy thrillers reflecting Cold War and present day mentalities. After shaking their paranoia, the trio turns their attention to indie directors' blockbuster ambitions, a discussion sparked by Darren...
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Plus, maybe The Raid 2 isn't the greatest fight movie of all time?This week, Katey, Patches, and David destroy mankind with a flood of opinions on Noah, the Biblical epic from Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky. Was it a religious experience or 40 days and 40 nights of an overblown blockbuster downpour? As a bonus, Patches and David punch their way through the universal praise of The Raid 2 to figure out what it does right and wrong. All that and your answers to this week's lighting round on...
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Plus A Mid-Episode Post-Credits Scene Discussion.This week, Katey, Patches, Da7e and David convened on Sunday to discuss the How I Met Your Mother finale and how this filmed-in-LA sitcom about friends in New York closed out it's 9 Season run. Then, David wants to talk about just how much critics are supposed to plug into the greater cultural zeitgeist, wondering if it's irresponsible for any serious critic to have, say, NOT seen The Avengers. That plus real American heroes and a brief...
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Et tu, Bucky?This week, Katey, Patches, and David uncover Marvel's diabolical plot to take over the world. Or churn out half-decent action movies. One or the other. From S.H.I.E.L.D.'s high-tech war room, the FITWR crew dukes it over Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Does the '70s conspiracy thriller throwback offer a brainier brand of action or is it a regular Dum Dum Dugan? That and your lightning round answers on America's real movie hero on this week's episode.Take a listen, embed and/or...
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Plus each host's Nic Cage impression!This week, Katey, Patches, Da7e and David take on this exact moment in the cultural landscape in three distinct ways: First, Da7e has seen and enjoyed Captain America: The Winter Soldier but gets very confused once he starts drawing parallels to the reviled Iron Man 2. Also, Patches is convinced that Fox's Cosmos is aggressively drawing a line against Creationism while Da7e suggests it's time to take a stand against religion in science-based programming. Can...
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Covering Under The Skin, Rio 2, Joe, Draft Day and Only Lovers Left AloneThis week, Katey is out and Da7e is in, joining Review regulars Matt and David as they do everything in their power to not talk about The Raid 2 expanding. That's right, this week's review segment is obsessed with the multiple layers of Jonathan Glazer lyrically cryptic Under The Skin. Then, it's a catch-all of other things you could see this weekend, with Patches and David talking NFL drama in Draft Day, Patches and Da7e...
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Plus RICH WEDDING COUNTDOWN and Rick and Morty!This week, Katey, Patches, Da7e and David realize Katey's wedding is upon us and decide to talk a few Marriage Movies, starting with 1940's The Philadelphia Story. Then, Da7e makes a quick monologue encouraging you to catch Adult Swim's Rick and Morty (he seriously thinks it's the best show currently airing). FINALLY, Griffin Newman, hot off his newest appearance as “Rick the Intern” in Ivan Reitman's Draft Day joins us for a segment about...
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Plus Your Suggestions For A 90s Movie That Should Be A TV Show.This week, Katey and Patches go one step further by uploading their consciousnesses directly into the iTunes feed. It's the only way to properly review Transcendence, the Johnny Depp-in-a-computer thriller from Christopher Nolan's longtime DP, Wally Pfister. Is the movie downloading at 100 Mbps or stuck on the pinwheel of death? We click on every folder on Transcendence's hard drive, even the password protected spoiler section...
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Plus Game of Thrones Meets Rape Culture...Ugh.This week, Katey, Patches, Da7e and David get side-tracked talking about the a scene in last Sunday's Game of Thrones on HBO that has brought the internet to a rolling boil of outrage. All four have surprisingly reasonable opinions, but - unsurprisingly - kind of disagree. After that, Katey regales you with tales from DOLLYWOOD, the Dolly Parton theme park in Tennessee, as part of the ongoing buildup to her nuptials. Finally, film-critic, author and...
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Imagine this podcast takes place in a car.This week, Patches survives the barrage of studio movies (The Other Woman, Brick Mansions and The Quiet Ones) to join David for a double-serving of arthouse reviews. First, the guys shift into drive for a look at Locke, Tom Hardy's one-man show from writer-director Steven Knight. Then its on to ?Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin, the methodical revenge thriller that's been stirring up the festival circuit since last May. This, a brief conversation on poop...
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Plus Defining Characters By Their Absence, Like Superior Spider-Man.This week, Katey's out about to get hitched, so Patches, Da7e and David each bring an element to this week's bro-down. Da7e wants to talk about spending over a year without Peter Parker being Spider-Man in Dan Slott's Superior Spider-Man series and Patches makes him admit that he cried, Patches has cooked up a RZA-themed round of Patches Matches and David isn't going to be on this week's Amazing Spider-Man 2 review, but he HAS...
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With The Dissolve's Matt Singer and Cinemablend's Sean O'Connell.This week, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits theaters and Patches sees fit to draw three fans of Spider-Man in to get their varying reactions. Sean O'Connell and Matt Singer return the show and join Da7e and Patches in picking apart Marc Webb's sequel. Will the franchise suffer from villain over-load once again? Is this bombastic sequel too disjointed to function? That plus a spoiler section to discuss the film's ending and your...
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? ?If losing weight was easy we wouldn’t be bombarded with ads, promotions, and articles for the next revolutionary diet or miracle pill. Truth is: neither of those things exist. It comes down to smarter decisions when it comes to working out, eating, and living your life in general.? ?But, there is one really great thing about weight loss being so hard. You’ll appreciate it a whole lot once you’ve figured it out and accomplished it. We’re not able to control everything in our lives,...
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Plus some thoughts on Chef and Palo Alto!This week, David and Patches confront their doppelgängers in a review of Submarine director Richard Ayoade's follow up feature, The Double. Is it a mirror image of influences or stylish serving of Russian lit-inspired noir? Along with the main review, the guys touch on Jon Favreau's Chef and Palo Alto, the debut of Francis Ford's grandaughter, Gia Coppola. No lightning round question this week, but the keep the conversation going on these films and more...
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The human level of blockbusters and video games.This week, no one played Reigns of Catsamere at Katey's wedding, so she's back in the hot seat, Da7e's hot-seat, since that guy isn't around. David probes Dark Souls the video game along with his own dark soul to discover what - if anything - the co-op system has in common with movies. The group picks their favorite post-Jurassic Park summer movies before delving into a conversation on whether summer blockbusters really need characters. Do...
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RRRRRAAAAAARRRRRNNNNGHHHH!This week, Katey, David, and Patches awake from hibernation to attack the latest reboot of the Godzilla franchise. After the blunder of Roland Emmerich's 1998 Godzilla, is there any way to breath atomic life back into this 60 year old character? Monsters director Gareth Edwards answers that question with his leap into mega-budgeted summer blockbuster territory - and our trio is ready to rumble. That, a lightning round on the TV actor or actress you want to see bump up...
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Plus The Godzilla Legacy and 2014 Top Movie TriviaThis week, Da7e returns and demands everyone spend a few more minutes talking about Gareth Edwards' Godzilla and how it fits into the grander tradition of Godzilla movies now that we know there will be a sequel. Then, Katey has devised a round of trivia comprised of quotes from the Top 20 Box Office hits of 2014. You'll be surprised what's made it up there. Finally, all four hosts discuss binge watching and how it's transformed our view. That...
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This podcast: EVERYONE DIES!This week, Katey, Da7e, and Patches have come to you from the past. This last Tuesday as a matter of fact, to let you know their thoughts on Bryan Singer's return to the X-Men franchise he brought so much attention to: X-Men: Days of Future Past. They struggle to describe the intricacies of a plot that doesn't have a lot of stakes, praise a few sequences for delivering on the promise of the characters, then delve into a spoiler section (with ample warning!) to talk...
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Plus a mini-review of We Are The Best!This week, Katey, David, Da7e and Patches all bring two music recommendations to the table for a tidbit about 2014's new music they've been listening to. Patches and David have high praise for the Swedish We Are The Best, then Patches wants to talk about movies that have motivated us to take action in our real lives while he's lounging in The Hamptons. Da7e tries to convince everyone that life it pain and advertising from his hole in Brooklyn. That plus a...
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Guess what? We're coming up on our first Fighting In The War Room Quarter Quell!What is a Quarter Quell?For fans of The Hunger Games book series, a Quarter Quell takes place every 25 years and something about those Hunger Games is different. In Catching Fire, the movie and the book, the Quarter Quell features a culling from the surviving tributes and...now this has nothing to do with the podcast.A podcast Quarter Quell represents a break in our usual format. Every 25 episodes, Katey, Patches,...
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With Nathaniel Rogers of The Film Experience!This week, Katey, Patches, and Nathaniel Rogers of The Film Experience are cursed with the burden of watching another “dark and gritty” fairy tale movie. Or has the spell been broken by Disney's Maleficent? Can Angelina Jolie deliver one true kiss of leading lady gravitas? This definitely isn't the Sleeping Beauty you knew from once upon a dream. On top of that, Nathaniel and our listeners admit what movies they're embarrassed to laugh at, all on...
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Guess what? We're coming up on our first Fighting In The War Room Quarter Quell!What is a Quarter Quell?For fans of The Hunger Games book series, a Quarter Quell takes place every 25 years and something about those Hunger Games is different. In Catching Fire, the movie and the book, the Quarter Quell features a culling from the surviving tributes and...now this has nothing to do with the podcast.A podcast Quarter Quell represents a break in our usual format. Every 25 episodes, Katey, Patches,...
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Guess what? We're coming up on our first Fighting In The War Room Quarter Quell!What is a Quarter Quell?For fans of The Hunger Games book series, a Quarter Quell takes place every 25 years and something about those Hunger Games is different. In Catching Fire, the movie and the book, the Quarter Quell features a culling from the surviving tributes and...now this has nothing to do with the podcast.A podcast Quarter Quell represents a break in our usual format. Every 25 episodes, Katey, Patches,...
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Guess what? TOMORROW is our first Fighting In The War Room Quarter Quell!What is a Quarter Quell?A podcast Quarter Quell represents a break in our usual format. Every 25 episodes, Katey, Patches, David and Da7e stop talking about current pop culture and cover a topic/movie that let's you know a bit more about the four of them as people.It's humanizing, like naming a cow before the slaughter. Especially this Family Interveiw Quarter Quell, which is pretty humanizing, parents and siblings...
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 Each Host On When They Weren't A FilmmakerThis week, we're changing up the format for our 25th Episode Quarter Quell Special! If you haven't bopped over to FightingInTheWarRoom.com/XXV/ to watch short films from Da7e, Patches and David, queue that up now! Don't start yet, though, because Katey kicks things off with the story of her film's absence. After that, Da7e attempts to make something out of nothing, Patches adapts a short story and isn't sure he's satisfied and David learns about being...
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With Nathaniel Rogers of The Film Experience!This week, David, Katey, and Patches relive the same review over and over and over again as they analyze Tom Cruise's latest sci-fi blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow and YA phenomenon The Fault in Our Stars. Did Katey and Patches shed tears for Shailene Woodley's cancer-stricken protagonist? Is Edge of Tomorrow travel backwards in time to a pre-post-human era? These questions and more on this week's review episode.Take a listen, embed and/or download...
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Obvious Child, Father's Day and Fantastic TVThis week, Katey, Da7e and Patches get together while Katey has a Negroni to once again talk about television now that the Emmy Submission Season has ended and industry campaigning had begun. Mad Men. Hannibal, The Good Wife, Adventure Time and more shows gets nods of approval from our hosts. Plus, Patches and Katey review the very truthy-feeling The Obvious Child and each podcaster recommends a movie for Father's Day.Take a listen, embed and/or...
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Katey Gets To Review The New Channing Tatum Movie.Katey, David, and Patches are going back to college!... where they spent most of their time watching movies and talking about them with friends. Huh. This week, the FITWR crew takes on 22 Jump Street, the sequel to Phil Lord and Chris Miller's surprisingly functional comedy adaptation. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum both return, but can another round of cop show goofs and Hollywood commentary work the same magic? That and your answers to our...
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Including a Book-Spoiler Free Discussion of Game of Thrones, Season 4This week, Katey, David, Da7e and Patches have peeped the TRANSFORMERS PREMAKE by Kevin B. Lee and want to talk about blockbuster filmmaking in the world economy (of course!). Then, David has a report from the Seattle International Film Festival that turns into a hearty recommendation for YOU, the listener, to head on West next time the festival comes around. Finally, in a massive roundtable segment, the hosts take on their...
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Aussie Accents On: “That's Not A Dystopian Crime Drama, THIS IS...”This week, David and Patches embark on a post-apocalyptic road trip in search of David Michod's Animal Kingdom follow-up, The Rover. Do they catch the Guy Pearce/Robert Pattinson star vehicle? Is it even catchable? That and your answers to this week's lightning round question on musicals that should be movies on this week's Fighting in the War Room review episode.Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all...
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Plus Patches' Idea For A Mini-Segment Backfires When Everyone Kinda Likes Transformers More Than He Thought.This week, Katey, David, Da7e and Patches are thinking about today's youth after Patches runs into a child who is most looking forward to The Hobbit Part 3 and Planes: Fire and Rescue this year. This cannot stand, thinks Patches, who polls the other hosts on if we've lost quality children's programming before opening the door for Da7e to shill for Paranorman by way of sh*t-talking a...
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THE AGE OF EXTINCTION IS UPON US (Vote Republican)!This week, Patches, Katey, and David roll out with their leader Optimus Prime for the fourth battle in Michael Bay's mega-budgeted Transformers franchise. David went to bat for the previous installment, Dark of the Moon, but does he muster up the same energon for Age of Extinction? Did Patches and Katey even survive Bay's beast of a blockbuster or did they go the way of the many fallen Transformers of yesteryears (RIP Jazz)? Those questions...
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Plus a listener voicemail about what we look for in trailers!This week, Katey, Da7e and Patches get together and Katey is Negroni-less. First up, The Legend of Korra is back on Nickelodeon earlier than everyone expected. Da7e explains why, Patches has a sad theory and Katey says she'd love to watch it but it looks so ANIME. Then, the three talk about what they like in trailers thanks to a listener voicemail prompt, and end the show with BIG IDEAS about things they'd fix in media from community...
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With Special Guest Jordan Hoffman!This week, Patches recruits Daily News Critic Jordan Hoffman for a trio of movie reviews. First, the two jump in the backseat of the road trip comedy Tammy - one of the weirdest studio summer movies in recent memory. After that, Patches has a close encounter of the Earth to Echo kind and Hoffman performs an exorcism on Scott Derrickson's Deliver Us from Evil. Is there anything worth seeing this Fourth of July weekend? Find out on this week's Fighting in the War...
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Plus each hosts favorite movie of 2014 so far!This week, Katey, David, Da7e and Patches are thinking about the under-performing box office of 2014 and wonder how that's going to change in the years to come or at least in the rest of this year. Katey wants to know what each person's favorite movie of the year is so far and most of the hosts deliver, finally - Is there a difference between a “vanity project” and a “passion project” and when do we apply these terms. Plus your a lightning...
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This week, one of us is a real Koba. It's all monkey business this week, with Katey, David, Patches, and Dave taking on The Sequel to the Reboot of the Planet of the Apes. Andy Serkis returns as the performance captured primate Caeser, this time under the eye of Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In). Does the follow-up tread new ground or does it simply ape the first movie? That and your answers to our Boyhood-themed lightning round question on this week's episode. Gorilla!Take a listen, embed...
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Class Warfare For Your Eyes and EarsThis week, Katey is in Los Angeles, so David, Da7e and Patches take the week to talk about class warfare on screen though mini-reviewing The Purge: Anarchy, recommend a movie that went underseen this year, then dive into the future of blockbuster movie scores, which all 3 agree are usually bland. All that plus a Lighting Round question about horrible titles that were attached to otherwise good movies.Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from...
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? ?Good oral hygiene is necessary to keep teeth and gums healthy. It involves habits such as brushing twice a day and having regular dental checkups.?However, oral health is about more than cavities and gum disease. Research has shown that there is an association between the health of a person’s mouth and their overall health. Experts consider oral health problems to be a global health burden.?Without treatment, tooth decay or gum problems can lead to pain, problems with self-confidence,...
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Can you smell what this podcast is cooking?This week, Patches wants to talk Joke Rock of a few different stripes. First, he pitches a conversation on Weird Al's Mandatory Fun album to David, Da7e and Katey, then in segment 3 the group tries to decide if love for The Rock on screen is ultimately an ironic love. That plus a Family Feud segment that surprisingly features the least amount of feuding on the show and a Lightning Round question for reluctant Brett Ratner fans.Take a listen, embed...
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Lucy and Hercules Sittin' In A TreeThis week, Katey and Patches amplify their own brain capacity by bringing Buzzfeed Film Critic Alison Willmore to discuss Lucy, the Scarlett Johansson-led pseudo-science action picture from writer-director-producer Luc Besson. It's a little bit Taken, a little bit 2001, and reactions are all over the spectrum. From there, Katey and Alison segue from strong woman to strong man for a look at Hercules, starring the definition of muscle-laden: The Rock. Is it a...
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Plus Comic-Con 2014 Wrap-Up and More LucyThis week, Katey, Da7e, Patches and David managed to all stay out of San Diego during Comic Con which puts us in the unenviable position of sorting out what was cool and what wasn't purely out of the news that made it out on the internet. Then: David's absence during last week's Lucy review was felt, especially when you hear his real opinions about the ScarJo action flick. Finally: Will bundling intellectual properties into megafranchises butt-up against...
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These Four A-Holes Saw The MovieThis week, all four hosts have their usual battle about this summer's crazy superhero offering from Marvel. Somehow everyone saw the movie and has enough opinions that no one does the whole review saying only “I Am Groot.” That's right! It's James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy and the whole podcast hangs in the balance: Just what will David hate about this one? Is Katey finally interested in Thanos or would she rather speak about Get On Up? Can Da7e convince...
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? ?Men and women were created equal, but they are different. Especially when it comes to weight loss. Women face some unique challenges in getting the bathroom scale to budge. And these challenges are both medical and emotional in nature. So whether you're trying to lose 5 pounds or 50, it’s important to understand your weight loss challenges. That way, you'll be armed with weight loss tips (specifically for women) and strategies that can help you break through those obstacles and making...
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Better movies served chilled on a half-shell.This week, Katey, Patches, David, and Joanna Robinson heard the weekend's rowdy flock of releases to find anything worth your while. On the table: What If?, the Daniel Radcliffe/Zoe Kazan rom-com that continues Goon director Michael Dowse's hot streak; The Hundred-Foot Journey, a foodie drama from sentimentalist Lasse Hallstrom; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Michael Bay-ified reboot of the cartoon franchise; Into the Storm, a disastrous disaster...
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Plus The Giver and Expendables 3This week, David, Joanna, Katey, and Patches retreat to a California vacation home to confront their true feelings over the buzzy Sundance hit The One I Love. After digging into the Mark Duplass/Elisabeth Moss dramedy, David gives The Giver his two cents and Patches comes out of shock to praise Expendables 3. That and your answers to our lightning round question on old guys who need to join EX4, on this week's review episode.Take a listen, embed and/or download...
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“Hacks on Hacks on Hacks.” - listener reviewThis week, David, Patches, Katey and Joanna discuss Terry Gilliam and Terry Gilliam movies, but that's not all! Patches saw A Hard Day's Night and he has questions. Important questions. For a mini-segment, all the hosts discuss great actors that never had a role that sold them completely, in honor of Love Is Strange. All that, plus a lighting round question about movie Ghhhhhooooooosts!Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all...
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Find Your Not-So-Fantastic Beasts Here.This week, David, Patches, Katey and Joanna kick things off by anticipating Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, the fictional textbook from the Harry Potter series that is going to be spun off into it's own movie...at least one more movie. Then, Joanna queries the hosts on what they've discovered during FXX's Every. Simpsons. Ever. marathon that devolves into a discussion of Simpsons music. Finally, all hail Chris Pratt? With The Lego Movie and...
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Plus Starred UpThis week, Katey, David, Patches, and Joanna head down to indie territory to review two movies that divided: Starred Up, the prison drama starring up-and-comer Jack O'Connell and God Help the Girl, a whimsical musical from Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch. What do these movies get right and wrong about youth? That and your answers to this week's lightning round on 20-year-old movies that need the IMAX treatment, on this week's review episode.Take a listen, embed...
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Plus David Ehrlich's Summer Trivia CornerThis week, David, Patches, Joanna and a returning Da7e have got that summertime sadness, oh-whoa-ho-ho-ho. Starting things off with a Lighting Round question about anticipated fall films, it's a step back into the “worst summer since 1997” for the American Box Office. Are things really that bad? Then, David's in charge of a summer movie trivia mini-segment before we make a Johnny Gossamer connection between Pascale Ferran's Bird People and Dawn of...
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Randall Canadian FlaggThis week, Patches and David have decamped to the Toronto International Film Festival and bring us a Segment 3 report through droopy, tired eyes. Back in the War Room, Katey, Joanna and Da7e discuss Katey's revisiting Stephen King's The Stand and it's troubled road to a film adaptation. Also, each of the three picks a young actor they wish would get to show more range. All that plus a pitiful Lighting Round question.Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from...
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Two Women and a Guy Talk Boob Tube. He's The Boob.This week, with David and Patches hogging all the good movies in Toronto, Katey Rich summons Da7e and Joanna to fill her in on what she needs to know about the Fall TV Season before she takes off on her honeymoon. Joanna is well educated on the new shows worth watching and has some good advice on watching Boardwalk Empire. Da7e is on hand to go over the three superhero shows making their debut and joins Katey in Black-ish curiosity. No one...
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Oh, Say, Can You See? That They're Talking About Kevin Smith Too?This week, Katey's gone AWOL, so it's up to returning champion Matt Patches to set the tone for the show. Patches wants to talk about A.O. Scott's New York Times essay on the death of adulthood (LINK), then he wants to discuss The Star-Spangled Banner in honor of it's 200th anniversary. Then, in honor of Tusk, Kevin Smith's new horror film that Patches has seen, it's back to the Kevin Smith well to check in: what do we all think...
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David and Patches from The GladeThis week, David and Patches walk the puzzling pathways week's wide releases, navigating through Shawn Levy's Hollywoodized indie This Is Where I Leave You and the latest dysoptian YA adaptation, The Maze Runner. Does the September slump continue or is the upswing in full effect. That and answers to this week's lightning round question on movies that took a few tries to digest, on this week's review ep.Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all...
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And Da7e Liked The Good LieThis week, Da7e, Patches, Joanna and David dig into what it means that Fox has decided to give Ryan Reynolds another shot at being a superhero and the internet comic fans what they want with a Deadpool movie in 2016. What does this have to do with superhero movies if anything? And while Joanna still sits in for Katey, Da7e wants to grill her on her feelings about the new 8th season of Dr. Who, maybe just so he can also talk about it. That and Da7e liked The Good Lie...
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One of these hosts was raised by trolls, and it's exactly whom you expect.This week, David and Patches outfit themselves in the latest cardboard fashion and come up from their troll lair to review the latest from Laika animation, The Boxtrolls. And because they can't help themselves, they touch on The Equalizer, an absolute miss from Antoine Fuqua and star Denzel Washington.Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all of us on Twitter: follow the show (@FITWR), Patches...
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Emma Watson's UN Speech, The Boxtrolls and “Airport Books”This week, Katey returns to find Da7e, Patches, Joanna and David still chillin, talking about things like Ello that she'll never understand. Instead, the group all dives into Emma Watson's speech about Feminism at the UN and the reaction to it, then they wonder if Laika's The Boxtrolls is the cure to franchise fatigue. Finally, everyone anticipates Gone Girl from David Fincher and talk about adapting popular/airport/trash novels into...
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And All We Found Was This Trusty DiaryThis week, David, Patches and Katey dig into David Fincher's newest airport novel adaptation, Gone Girl with Ben Affleck and Rosamond Pike. Oh, and Tyler Perry. Is it the deliciously elevated schlock David has been hinting at? Let's find out!Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for more from all of us on Twitter: follow the show (@FITWR), Katey (@KateyRich), Patches (@misterpatches) and David (@davidehrlich or @CriterionCorner).Please subscribe on...
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The Judge, Inherent Vice and Film as a way of Getting Butts into TheatersThis week, Katey, Patches and David all got to see Inherent Vice and talk amongst themselves while Da7e bides his time until December when he gets to see it with the rest of you. Katey's Tidbit questions if Robert Downey Jr is even trying anymore and Patches defends The Judge. Finally everyone piles on the plan to release Interstellar earlier to 70MM Film projection theaters and if this newest gimmick to get people out of...
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DRUMS!This week, Katey, Patches, and David rush and drag and rush and drag to find the right beat to drum for Whiplash, the Miles-led musical drama that wowed at festivals and finally hits theaters this week. Before they bang it out, Katey and Patches yell some drunken, Brooklyn-style profanity at St. Vincent, the latest Bill Murray dramedy. Where does this one go so horribly wrong? That and your answers to this week's lightning round questions about aging actors' last hurrahs on this week's...
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Animation 2014: Such A Good Year?This week, Katey, Patches, Joanna and David delve into a conversation about NYFF's documentary that's all the buzz: Laura Poitras' CITIZENFOUR. After everyone sinks their teeth in, David wants to talk about how good 2014 has been for animation since he saw The Book of Life. Finally in honor of Fury and Friday's upcoming Review Episode of FITWR, the gang discusses World War II cinema. That plus a Lightning Round question about theater movies.Take a listen, embed...
Topics: Podcast, Episodes, Legacy, Volume1, Animation, CITIZENFOUR, Fury, TheBookofLife, WorldWarII
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Oct 1, 2022 Compassion, Courage, Consolation: Voices for St Vincent's during COVID-19
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In this trailer episode, Dr Dan Fleming and Dr Lisa McDonald from St Vincent's chat about Compassion, Courage, Consolation and give a taste of what the Podcast will be all about.
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TankMan LaMoustache This week, David, Patches, and Katey strap into a Sherman tank to take on Fury, the latest from End of Watch director David Ayer. Starring Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, and Shia The Beef, Fury is a muscle-laden WWII movie with action and broship on its mind. Does it storm into battle or peter out before engagement? Find that out and hear recommendations on the 10,000 other movies coming out this Friday on this week's review episode.Take a listen, embed and/or download below; for...
Topics: Podcast, Legacy, ReviewEpisodes, Volume1, DavidAyer, Fury
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Oct 1, 2022 Volume 1 - Fighting In The War Room
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Plus Foreign Comedies That Are Still FunnyThis week, Katey, Patches, Da7e, Joanna and David discuss The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, a book about autism that Patches recently saw adapted into a Broadway play, then the gang each has a pick of a foreign language film that didn't lose it's comedy in the culture transition and finally the group wraps up discussing depicting true crime for entertainment by way of the Serial podcast from This American Life‘s Sarah Koening.Take a...
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Oct 1, 2022 Compassion, Courage, Consolation: Voices for St Vincent's during COVID-19
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In this first episode, Dan speaks with Sr Maryanne Confoy - a Religious Sister of Charity who has for a long time been an integral part of the St Vincent's family, and currently serves as Board Advocate. Through beautiful story-telling and depth of reflection, Maryanne invites St Vincent's to consider itself as \"love coming to life\" through the provision of health and aged care.
Topics: Podcast, StVincent's, COVID-19, coronavirus, health, support, compassion, courage, consolation,...
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Plus John Wick, The Heart Machine and CITIZENFOURThis week, Patches and David wander in one continuous take around the animated, existentially empowered Birdman. The new comedy from 21 Grams and Biutiful director Alejandro González Iñárritu has a lot on its mind - or does it? - and the Fighting in the War Room guys suit up in this action packed sequel to last week's episode. Coming next week: Birdman 4 (we're skipping 3). It's that and mentions on John Wick, The Heart Machine, and...
Topics: Podcast, Legacy, ReviewEpisodes, Volume1, AlejandroGonzálezIñárritu, Birdman, CITIZENFOUR,...
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Oct 1, 2022 Compassion, Courage, Consolation: Voices for St Vincent's during COVID-19
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In this episode, Dan speaks with Darlene Dreise, Chair of St Vincent's Reconciliation Action Plan. Darlene provides insights into what this moment in time looks like for our First Nations people who work at St Vincent's and those in the community. She also shares her own experience of St Vincent's as both patient and staff member, and draws us into a meditation on shared vulnerability in care - and the beautiful fruits this can bring. As ever, Darlene provides a wonderful mix of humour, emotion...
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The Mystery Of Missing RobinsonThis week, Katey, Patches, and David are at the whims of crazy horror, monster and dubstep-obsessed Da7e who wants to revisit American Horror Story in honor of their fourth anthology entry Freak Show and wants to dive deep into Hollywood's portrayal of movie monsters from the golden age of the relatable Universal Monster to the internet age of Slenderman. All that plus a trivia round mini-segment called DISASTERPIECE! This is Probably In Bad Taste and a...
Topics: Podcast, Episodes, Legacy, Volume1, AmericanHorrorStory, Halloween, Monsters, Trivia
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Oct 1, 2022 Volume 1 - Fighting In The War Room
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With Returning Guest Jordan Hoffman!This week The Guardian and New York Daily News film critic Jordan Hoffman joins David and Patches for a ride into the underbelly of movie podcasting. It's not as glittery as it looks. Sometimes you're ambulance chasing the latest DOA blockbusters. Sometimes you're looking to get off on the sweet, sweet high of a great film. And then there's Nightcrawler from writer-director Dan Gilroy, a movie that sends the trio for an all-night ride into the mouth of hell....
Topics: Podcast, GuestHost, Legacy, ReviewEpisodes, Volume1, JordanHoffman, Nightcrawler
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Oct 1, 2022 Compassion, Courage, Consolation: Voices for St Vincent's during COVID-19
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In this episode, Dan speaks with Cameron French, who manages the wonderful Tierney House as part of the Homeless Health Service in St Vincent's Health Network, Sydney. In an interview captured in a rare moment of quiet midst a huge volume of his team's work preparing for COVID-19, Cameron shares the specific and complex concerns that arise for those he cares for in the context of this pandemic: Sydney's homeless community. Cameron also provides us with a beautiful story and series of insights...
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Featuring Katey Rich and Elizabeth Taylor's Corpse In SpaceThis week, Joanna Robinson takes the reigns to bring her residency to a climactic happy ending, much like romantic comedies. That's right, Manhattan Love Story and A to Z failed at bringing serialized rom-com to the TV screen so it's time to examine this genre: can it be drawn out and still be satisfying? Did the genre grind to a halt after the execution of Love Actually? IMPORTANT THINGS! Also discussed: The theater critic in Birdman...
Topics: Podcast, Episodes, Legacy, Volume1, AtoZ, Birdman, JohnWick, ManhattanLoveStory, RomComs
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Oct 1, 2022 Compassion, Courage, Consolation: Voices for St Vincent's during COVID-19
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In this episode, Dan speaks with Bec O'Donnell, who is Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator at St Vincent's Private Hosptial, Toowoomba. Bec shares what things have been like in her role - often a 'behind the scenes' one - in the hospital's preparation for COVID-19, and highlights how the trusting 'family-like' feel at St Vincent's has supported this. Between tears and laughter, Bec shares a beautiful story of her foundational moment as a nurse, and has some encouraging and consoling...
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And Big Hero 6 is mentioned. This week, David, Patches, and Katey blast off on a three-year mission to the furthest reaches of our universe, where space-time becomes so warped, that even a heady, composed blockbuster like Interstellar can come into existence. We'll talk about the latest from Christopher Nolan in non-spoiler and spoiler-heavy sections, so if you're looking to see the movie pure, come back later! We'll also field your lighting round question answers on which actor you want to go...
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Plus Katey Rich's Movie Quote Trivia Returns!This week, Katey, Patches, David and Da7e throw down in another installment of movie quote trivia in the mini-segment! These quotes were pulled from the years #50-100 grossing movies, so it's a bit more tough on our hosts. The real meat, though, is a discussion of HBO's Miniseries Olive Kitterage, which David has seen all of and Patches and Katey read, then a discussion prompted by Friday's review of Foxcatcher that asks: Since Foxcatcher is about...
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Oct 1, 2022 Compassion, Courage, Consolation: Voices for St Vincent's during COVID-19
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In this episode, Dan speaks with John Willis, who leads the Inclusive Health team at St Vincent's Health Australia. With great energy and insight, John shares about the challenges and questions arising for the vulnerable people who he and his team serve through their work. His story highlights the beauty of honouring and valuing each and every person, and gives a window into what someone who is known for his energy and drive draws on to continue. John's final message to staff: \"thanks for...
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Plus Dumb and Dumber To and Beyond The Lights This week, Patches, Katey and David head to the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seuol to wrestle with Foxcatcher, the latest drama from Moneyball and Capote director Bennett Miller. A grueling match for some, a blood-pumping challenge for others, Foxcatcher arrives to prestige season as one of the year's most polarizing films. We'll also touch on Dumb and Dumber To and Beyond the Lights, to movies that exceeded expectations. All that, plus your answers to...
Topics: Podcast, Legacy, ReviewEpisodes, Volume1, BeyondTheLights, DumbandDumberTo, Foxcatcher, TopTen2014
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Oct 1, 2022 Compassion, Courage, Consolation: Voices for St Vincent's during COVID-19
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In this episode, Dan speaks with Associate Professor Mark Boughey, who is Director of Palliative Medicine at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. Mark shares his insights into how St Vincent's is responding to COVID-19, and some of the amazing work he has insight into from his position as a senior doctor and as a director. Throughout the discussion the themes of creativity and community emerges as an essential aspects of the St Vincent's DNA, coming to the fore in this pandemic.
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