Ep. 07 – The Man Who Fell to Earth

“Did it hurt? When you fell from Heaven?” If you’re David Bowie the answer is a strong…maybe. Crash landing in a pond on Earth can’t be pleasant, after all. So today we look at one of Bowie’s most striking roles. No, not Jared the Goblin King, but rather Thomas Jerome Newton: a Steve Jobs figure–if...

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Ep. 08 – Cronos

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live forever? Sounds great, right? Well, if you go by the example set by grandfather-turned-vampire Jesus Gris, you may be in for more than you bargained. His mottled white skin and brittle post-resurrection appearance is a far cry from the young, sparkly vampires we’ve grown accustomed to over...

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Ep. 09 – Inside Llewyn Davis

Sometimes a guy just can’t get a break. And sometimes a guy might also be a cat. Or a cat might be a metaphor for a guy. Do you follow? No? Well, let’s put it this way: Llewyn Davis isn’t exactly having the time of his life as a struggling folk musician, and we get...

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Ep. 10 – Lady Snowblood

Were you born to run? Or born to kill? Yeah…that’s not a rhetorical question, because Yuki was born for the sole purpose of avenging her mother. So there’s going to be just the slightest bit of emotional baggage in this movie. Adapted from a manga of the same name, Lady Snowblood presents us with tale about the...

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Ep. 11 – Dazed and Confused

Man, we get older, but Dazed and Confused stays the same age.  Wait, no it doesn’t; it obeys the same regulations of linear time as everything else in the universe does.  But, as a film that provides ample prosecutorial evidence for anyone who doesn’t like Ben Affleck, the template for early Matthew McConaughey, a singing...

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Ep. 12 – Seconds

Have you ever wanted to get away from it all? Trade in your day job so that you could focus on what really matters? Do you feel like all you need to be happy is to fake your own death, undergo extensive reconstructive surgery, and ditch your wife and kids? If so, then have we got...

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