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Jun 25, 2018 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad discuss Ready Player One and Isle of Dogs , the latter of which has angered some kids on Twitter. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are...
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Mar 16, 2018 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Ryan Coogler's Black Panther is breaking records – but how good is it, really? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema...
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Jan 29, 2018 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Cinematic Tangent spoils The Post , Paddington 2 , Shape of Water , and I, Tonya. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema...
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Dec 31, 2017 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Chad maintains his boycott of all things Star Wars movies, while Brad quickly brushes past Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi . After that, the guys talk Coco , Last Flag Flying , and Lady Bird . Why is Twitter mad about a Frozen short? Is it anti-war, or are the "boys" just "back in town"? Is Greta Gerwig 2017's Best Director? CinTan discusses these questions and more. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van...
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Nov 29, 2017 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The guys talk Murder on the Orient Express , The Killing of a Sacred Deer , and A Ghost Story . Also, are you tired of sequels yet? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two...
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Oct 18, 2017 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Just in time for the World Series, the Cinematic Tangent reflects back on The Sandlot , Little Big League , and other baseball films from the good ol’ days. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These...
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Aug 1, 2017 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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A re-direct from last episode on the value of comedy is followed by talk of Baby Driver and Spider-Man: Homecoming . Also, from cushy chairs at a high price to cushy chairs that shake, are you tired of “luxury” theatre gimmicks yet? Bring back Smell-O-Vision! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring...
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May 25, 2017 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Yeah, The Cinematic Tangent is late to the party – so what? Chad and Brad have a detailed, spoiler-ridden discussion of The Circle, The Lost City of Z, and Alien: Covenant . Also, hear Brad talk about Rock Dog ! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all...
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May 8, 2017 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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After a long hiatus, The Cinematic Tangent returns to talk some of the noteworthy films of 2016. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about...
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It’s 2017, and the year already sucks. Because Donald Trump is President. After a lengthy apology for The Cinematic Tangent’s unreleased blogs and lost episodes, Brad and Chad start the year fresh by discussing a couple of films sure to earn Oscar buzz --  A Monster Calls and Silence . And one that won’t --  Live By Night . The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer,...
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Jan 18, 2017 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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From the brand new Cinematic Tangent production studio (a laptop and a mic), Chad and Brad talk the complete filmography of writer/director Mel Gibson: Braveheart, Passion of the Christ, Apocalypto, and Hacksaw Ridge. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus...
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Dec 17, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Cinematic Tangent finally sits down to talk Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and J.R.R Tolkien’s Middle-earth. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two...
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Oct 5, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Despite technical difficulties (sorry!), CinTan talks Hell or High Water , Demolition , Kubo and the Two Strings , and more. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class...
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Aug 29, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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With Don’t Breathe hitting theatres, Brad and Chad look back at some of the notable horror films from this year – The Witch , Green Room , and The Forest . The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These...
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Catching up on some of best and worst that 2016 cinema has to offer, from the brand new Ghostbusters to the farting prank known as "Swiss Army Man". The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These...
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Jun 30, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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After a … passionate (Chad was raging.) battle over Fist Fight that leads into a larger discussion about film criticism and philosophy, Brad and Chad talk Wonder Woman , The Lovers , and It Comes at Night . The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the...
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Jun 17, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Cinematic Tangent talks Duncan Jones and his complete filmography: Moon , Source Code , and Warcraft . What was the name of Chad's World of Warcraft character? Who is Buttbong420? Zub-Zub? And is Duncan Jones a good director? The Cinematic Tangent answers these questions – and more (maybe)! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film....
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May 2, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Practice your Batman voice! It’s time to talk Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy: Batman Begins , The Dark Knight , and The Dark Knight Rises . The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts...
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Apr 14, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Take a shot of something questionable from the bottom shelf, and join the Cinematic Tangent for a conversation about Hardcore Henry , 10 Cloverfield Lane , Zootopia , and Deadpool . The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically...
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Mar 28, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Have a glorious Easter – Or you can listen to the Third Annual CinTan Awards! What film is pure “Wow.”? Which movie is “Surprisingly Anarchist”? What flick would you call the “Most Underrated”? Find out here! … And, can you believe there’s actually a CinTan award for “Worst Use of a Nirvana Song”? It’s true. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer,...
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Mar 14, 2016 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The only award show that maters! Finally, your Cinematic Tangent hosts list their favorite films of 2015, complete with heated debates and lots of trolling. Plus, Chad met Michelle Rodriguez. And he had no idea. So, there’s that. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general...
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The Cinematic Tangent catches up on the last-minute films that fly into theatres just before the Oscars. The Big Short made Chad a happy anarchist (#Occupy, #OWS!); the Irish names in Brooklyn upset Brad; and neither of our intoxicated hosts are convinced Carol deserves all the praise it’s been receiving. This episode unofficially brought to you by Blue Moon Brewing Co. (Please sponsor us!) The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin...
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Just in time for Oscar season, the Cinematic Tangent returns to delve deep into The Revenant , The Hateful Eight , and Joy . The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class...
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Dec 26, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Spoiler Alert! The Cinematic Tangent has seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens . Is the Force strong with this one, or is it still sleeping? These two Jedi have a passionate discussion about the Disney era of Star Wars that you won’t want to miss. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news,...
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Dec 21, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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A brief, spoiler-free reaction to Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens . The full episode is coming soon! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are...
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Dec 7, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Why did The Good Dinosaur make Chad and Brad cry? Is Pixar “back”? Is Creed a knockout? Armed with a plethora of prehistoric boxing puns, the Cinematic Tangent answers these questions and much more. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the...
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Nov 24, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Taking a moment to catch-up on some of 2015’s biggest films, The Cinematic Tangent talks Spectre , The Martian , Black Mass , Sicario – and more. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are...
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Nov 2, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Tangent is talking Crimson Peak , Hellraiser , Dawn of the Dead (1979), Dawn of the Dead (2004), and Ash vs Evil Dead . Happy Halloween! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just...
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Oct 12, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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After watching Psycho twice (sort of), the guys check in to the infamous Bates Motel to compare the 1960 Hitchcock classic to the 1998 frame-by-frame remake by the very talented Gus Van Sant. Some film experiments are murder … But why not take a stab at it? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film...
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A heated discussion about the merits of Shaun the Sheep is sandwiched between in-depth talks of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation , Mr Holmes , and Paper Towns . The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics....
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Chad and Brad talk the films of The Wachowskis, including their latest, Jupiter Ascending . After a detailed talk of the philosophy of The Matrix and the glory that is Cloud Atlas , the guys take a step back to debate the merits of direct to-dvd director’s and unrated cuts of previously released movies. This episode is definitely NOT brought to you by Blue Moon Brewing Co. (unfortunately). The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin...
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Jul 20, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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It’s official: Ant-Man isn't a gigantic failure! With tangents and drunken ramblings abound, The Cinematic Tangent breaks down Paul Rudd's brave foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But will the shadow of Disney smush the clever satire at the heart of this comic book epic? Can Rudd’s charms break through the layer of Avengers 3 ads that seem to stifle everything? Tune-in to find out! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin...
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Jul 6, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad briefly recap the mainstream offerings of 2015 cinema, then jump into a detailed conversation about Inside Out and the past, present, and future of Pixar Animation Studios. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you...
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Jun 22, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Is Jurassic World as cool to kids today as Jurassic Park was to our younger selves? It's a dino-sized episode of The Cinematic Tangent, complete with Furious 7 listener mail. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect...
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May 26, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Cinematic Tangent breaks down Avengers: Age of Ultron and the second wave of the Marvel Cinematic Universe… while mostly sober this time. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts...
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The seventh Fast movie races into theatres, and apparently people give a shit. The guys also talk Robert Kenner’s Merchants of Doubt , and The Cinematic Tangent reveals its position on global warming to the world. Plus, Chad declares his love for Alex Garland after seeing Ex Machina . That and more, including an Avengers: Age of Ultron tease, on the latest episode of The Cinematic Tangent podcast. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van...
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Apr 26, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The guys need a few beers before they discuss the grim status of 2015 cinema. Reactions to the latest Star Wars trailer, Cinderella , and Kingsman are here, along with a Tangent or two. Your favorite movie podcast is back! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general...
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Mar 10, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Cinematic Tangent wraps up their review of 2014 cinema by handing out awards for a variety of overlooked categories. What movie 'Doesn't Know it's a Movie'? Which film 'Did the Most Damage to My Inner Child'? What's the 'Biggest Waste of Film' for 2014?  Listen and find out! The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk...
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Mar 1, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Oscars are over. Now it's time for The Cinematic Tangent to talk the top films of 2014. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are  just two working-class guys who are passionate about...
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Feb 19, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad talk the 2014 Oscar Shorts and give their (very important) predictions for the 87th Annual Academy Awards. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are  just two working-class...
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Feb 8, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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A smattering of biopics leftover from 2014 are here, just in time to be Oscar bait! Chad and Brad talk American Sniper , The Imitation Game , The Theory of Everything , and Selma . Do biopics examine myth or man? What constitutes a good acting performance? Do any of these features deserve an Oscar? And why do social elitists make the worst moviegoers? That and more, including a reference to Garth Ennis Punisher series, on the latest Cinematic Tangent. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format...
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Jan 26, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Is American Sniper the best or worst movie of 2014? Is it patriotic propaganda? How does the film portray Chris Kyle? These questions answered as Brad and Chad talk the American Sniper controversy and the legacy of director Clint Eastwood. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and...
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Jan 11, 2015 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Cinematic Tangent Returns! The guys talk Tim Burton’s Big Eyes and Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman . Do comedies get darker than Birdman?   Is Big Eyes a return to form for Burton? Plus, listener mail and more. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general...
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Dec 31, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Better late than never (maybe)!   The Cinematic Tangent talks Christmas films: Bad Santa , The Santa Clause , Gremlins , Scrooged , Love Actually , Die Hard , and other holiday classics. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you...
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Dec 28, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is out, and Chad was brave enough to see it in 48 fps. How does this last chapter of the Middle-earth saga stack up? Does Brad suddenly love the Lord of the Rings ? Then, listener mail leads to a talk about film aspect ratios and Katnis Everdeen. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This...
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Dec 14, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The guys delve deep into the first part of the third Hunger Games . Where did the strong female lead go? Plus, there’s some talk about Golden Globe nominations for 2014 and the insane trend of teaser trailers being teased with teaser trailers. Also, have you seen the cool new Star Wars footage?  The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think...
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Dec 13, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Originally recorded on 2/25/2014. Brad and Chad talk the Hunger Games series and the growth of young adult cinema. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who...
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Nov 23, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Spoiler Warning! Is Interstellar out of this world? Is this Christopher Nolan's Best film to date? Plus, the guys debate the merits of Inception and rant about theatre etiquette. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and  get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically...
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The guys enter a group therapy session to recover from watching Men, Women & Children and Labor Day , the latest films from director Jason Reitman. Where has the guy who directed masterpieces like Juno and Young Adult gone? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general...
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Nov 9, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Is Fury the best war film of the last decade? Does David Ayer successfully bring his penchant for moral complexity to World War II? After the war, the conversation seems to devolve into one all about random movie madness. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary,...
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David Fincher returns with Gone Girl , which is stirring up a fierce feminist debate. Is Love is Strange aware that it’s supposed to be a movie? And does The Boxtrolls fill the void created by the unfortunate demise of Pixar? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general...
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Are you bored with all this 'young adult' cinema yet? Is Chef the best movie of the year? And sure, the Ninja Turtles are awesome, but will the new movie give you shellshock? This and more on the latest episode of The Cinematic Tangent. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and...
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Sep 28, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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How can the original Oldboy be so brilliant when the Spike Lee remake sucks so hard? After some lackluster plot summary, Brad and Chad dig deep into what makes Oldboy such a cult favorite and where the American re-make goes terribly wrong. Subscribe to the RSS Feed Subscribe on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a...
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Sep 11, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The guys drunkenly talk the biggest film event in more than a decade: Boyhood . Afterwards, there’s a heated discussion about Under the Skin , which Brad calls “pretentious”. Plus, the guys slur their way through a talk about Roman Polanski’s latest masterpiece, Venus in Fur . Subscribe to the show's RSS Feed Subscribe to the show on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back,...
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Aug 6, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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I am Groot!   The Cinematic Tangent agrees, Guardians of the Galaxy is the greatest Marvel Studios film to date. Plus, how the hell did Dawn of the Planet of the Apes end up being so fantastic? There’s also some talk about film philosophy and aesthetics – what happened to the movie magic we experienced when we were kids? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer,...
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Jul 27, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The Cinematic Tangent returns!  Brad and Chad talk Transformers 4 , Michael Bay Films, and the summer blockbuster season. Why does Michael Bay love teenage ass so much? And seriously, why does 2014 cinema suck so hard? Subscribe to the RSS Feed Subscribe on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring...
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May 18, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Chad almost loses his mind while ranting about the new Godzilla (2014). The guys talk Gojira films, monster movies, and Peter Jackson’s King Kong . Plus, there’s some talk about 2014 cinema. Will anything surpass the bar set by The LEGO Movie ? If X-Men: Days of Future Past turns out to be bad, is the entire summer blockbuster season a bust? Subscribe to the RSS Feed Subscribe on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin...
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May 11, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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This podcast contains spoilers! Mark Webb returns to the Spider-Man universe, and Brad’s review may surprise you. The guys talk Amazing Spider-Man 2 , Mark Webb, and all the movies in the web-crawler’s past. Plus, there’s some talk about X-Men: Days of Future Past , Godzilla , and the Bryan Singer scandal. Is it ethical to separate art from artist? Subscribe to the RSS Feed Subscribe on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van...
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Brad and Chad talk Captain America: The Winter Soldier , comic book films, and superhero movies in general. Brad feels vindicated when he learns that his co-host may have finally had enough of the Marvel movie formula. Is Avengers 2 destined to be average? Will Guardians of the Galaxy be out of this world? Tune-in and let's discuss the future of the comic book movie. Subscribe to the RSS Feed Subscribe on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad...
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Apr 13, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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The worst film of 2014 comes early. Brad and Chad talk the 300 follow-up. Subscribe to the RSS Feed Subscribe on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys...
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Apr 6, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Is Darren Aronofsky's Noah good? Chad and Brad break down this Bible epic. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and...
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Mar 12, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad discuss why The LEGO Movie is one of the greatest animated films of all time. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the...
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Feb 22, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad conclude their discussion of the top films of 2013. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and they...
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Feb 16, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Chad and Brad list their top films of 2013. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and they couldn’t keep quiet...
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A discussion of Drive and Only God Forgives leads to a larger talk about director Nicolas Winding Refn. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are...
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Feb 13, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Originally deemed not worthy of distribution. A brief discussion of the summer blockbusters teased during the Superbowl. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys...
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Jan 31, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad debate American Hustle . And are films based on reality obligated to tell the real story? NEW FEED: http://feeds.feedburner.com/thecinematictangent The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics....
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Jan 19, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Is product placement in movies out of control? Is Her the best movie of the year? Oh, and have I told you about my friend Jesus Christ? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two...
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Jan 8, 2014 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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PLEASE NOTE: A large portion of the original recorded conversation was removed due to a technical error. Brad and Chad talk The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and the future of Bond films. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically...
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Dec 24, 2013 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad debate Peter Jackson's Middle-earth. The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and they couldn’t keep...
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Dec 19, 2013 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Thor: The Dark World . Comic Movies, Fox's own Avengers universe, and why does Brad hate the Lord of the Rings so much? The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys...
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Nov 8, 2013 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad talk their personal favorite films.  The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and they couldn’t keep...
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Jul 5, 2013 Chad Michael Van Alstin
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Brad and Chad sit down with a few beers to talk about Man of Steel , Zack Snyder, and the future of comic book films. Subscribe to the RSS Feed Subscribe on iTunes The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics....
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