Sun, 26 March 2023
Today we’re continuing off our discussion of Yojimbo last week with the follow-up film Sanjuro. Topics include Mifune’s continued excellence, the beautiful imagery of the camellia flowers, and the question of whether or not JJ Abrams pioneered 80s nostalgia.
Also, why we hate Garageband’s MP3 restrictions. (Recorded March 19th, 2023.)
Direct download: Ep._359_Sanjuro.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT
Sun, 19 March 2023
This week we’re talking about the Kurosawa film Yojimbo, a pivotal film for both the western and samurai genres. We discuss the commanding central performance from Toshiro Mifune, the elegant simplicity of the plot and the setting, and wonder exactly how many ten year olds we could beat up.
Also, why we hate working when the time changes. (Recorded March 12, 2023.)
Direct download: Ep._358_Yojimbo.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:00am EDT
Sun, 12 March 2023
Today we’re talking about The Banshees of Inisherin and closing the book on the 2022 awards season films. We discuss the depressing and dark tone throughout the movie, ponder the visual effects of the severed stumps, and give out our award for Outstanding Performance by a Dog.
Also, why we hate living with cat (hairs). (Recorded March 5th, 2023.)
Direct download: Ep._357_The_Banshees_of_Inisherin.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT
Sun, 5 March 2023
This week we’re talking about our top ten favorite movie endings. Topics covered include dream sequences, musical numbers, prison escape attempts, bowling pin bludgeoning, “loser dad” songs, and a brief aside about how silly the seven deadly sins are.
Also, why we hate streaming PC games to the living room TV. (Recorded February 26th, 2023.)
Direct download: Ep._356_Top_Ten_Movie_Endings.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT