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Don’t Settle for What’s Expected of You: Dope

"It's hard out here for a geek."

Who knew drugs could be so dangerous? In Rick Famuyiwa’s Dope, the hallucinogen of choice is called Lily, a powdered form of MDMA that is supposed to make a person feel ecstatic. However for high-school student Malcolm Adekanbi (Shameik Moore),

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Episode 131 – Entourage (plus Spy and Insidious: Chapter 3)

This week on the podcast we bask in the first world problems of rich Californians with our review of Entourage! We also touch on Insidious: Chapter 3, Spy, We Are Still Here, The Nightmare, and Mad Max: Fury Road. Show Notes: Introduction Summer Movie Wager

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Episode 127 – While We’re Young

Is Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young effective at making us hate the youngins? Or do we fear getting old? Or does it accomplish something else entirely? Find out on this week’s episode! We also talk about Josh Trank and Star Wars, John Wick 2, The Incredibles

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Graves Next to Each Other: Spring

By: Lance Spring, directed by Aaron Moorhead & Justin Benson, is a multi-genre masterpiece. It’s all a movie can be: romantic, scary, comical, mysterious, intelligent, and graphic. This deeply moving piece surprised the hell out of me. Seeing Spring makes

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Are You Pets Talkin’ To Me?: The Voices

By: Lance In Marjane Satrapi’s The Voices, pills play a big part. When Jerry Hickfang (Ryan Reynolds) takes his prescribed anti-psychotic medication, he sees his environment for what it truly is: dark, twisted, and unpleasant. Similar to that other film

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Bonus Episode: Fifty Shades of Grey

Does Fifty Shades of Grey deserve a spanking? Would it be a good thing or a bad thing? Find out on this bonus episode of the podcast! Show Notes: Introduction Review: Fifty Shades of Grey (0:01:00) Spoilers Start: (0:10:13) Outro (0:41:16) Make

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Fifty Shades of Grey Can’t Be Wrong

By: Lance Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Fifty Shades of Grey may be a lot of things, but “dirty” isn’t one of them. In fact, Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) describes Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) as “clean” after their first meeting. While the film

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Lance’s Favorite Films From 2014

By: Lance There were 684 movies released this year by Box Office Mojo’s count. Seeing them all is a challenge I am not up for. The vast amount of films shown from January through December is a reason why I

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Lance’s Top 15 Most Anticipated Films of 2015

By: Lance 2015: The Year We Make Contact. Actually, it was the year 1997 that Robert Zemeckis made Contact. But in 2015, Zemeckis will again make another live-action film called The Walk. I’m thrilled to learn that Zemeckis is directing

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Episode 100 – The Hundredth Episode!

We made it to 100 episodes! In this extra-long episode we’ve got almost all of our hosts returning to talk about why we love movies and why we’re doing what we’re doing. We hope you enjoy it and we’re looking

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