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A Dissection of My Love of Movies About… Love

Anyone who has listened to the podcast for a few weeks knows that I’m a sucker for a good love story. Romantic comedy, tearjerker, etc… But the fact of the matter is, I don’t really know why this is the

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Episode 12: The Top 10 Movies of 2012

This week the film nerds take a look back at 2012 and discuss their top 10 movies of the year. Introduction Top 10 Movies 10 – 6 (0:00:00) Movies 5 – 2 (0:42:24) Recap, Movie #1, Honorable Mentions, Disappointments, and

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Episode 10 – Skyfall

Despite technical difficulties, we review Sam Mendes’ Skyfall in an albeit somewhat quiet fashion with respect to Nick and Lance. We also talk about Michael Arndt scripting Star Wars Episode VII and some of our favorite opening title sequences. Show Notes:  

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Episode 9 – Wreck-It Ralph

This week’s super-long episode brings discussion of Disney’s Lucasfilm acquisition as well as kids movies that have deep meanings for adults. We review Rich Moore’s Wreck-It Ralph. Full notes @ midwestfilmnerds.com Show Notes: Introduction What We’ve Been Watching Willie: The

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Bonus Episode – Resident Evil: Retribution

In this bonus roundtable episode, the film nerds welcome friends Rick and Gojo to dissect the finer intricacies of Paul W. S. Anderson’s Resident Evil: Retribution. Note, this episode is SPOILER FILLED for the Resident Evil series of films, but

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A Celebration of Disney’s “John Carter”

So, earlier this year, I listed off my 10 most anticipated movies of the year. Deep down in the “honorable mentions” I said this: John Carter (March 9th) – Highly stylized, this is Pixar director Andrew Stanton’s first live-action film, it should

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I’m breaking up with movie trailers.

From the popular webcomic at xkcd.com. Spoilers may follow for those who have not seen the films (or more specifically, the trailers) of the Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, Cabin in the Woods, and Source Code. There have been two movies

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