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The Essential Films Podcast #21 - BONUS EPISODE - Lebowski, The Long Goo...

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BONUS EPISODE!

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Raw unproduced audio of Adolfo and Mark shooting the breeze.

On today’s adventure:

Mark’s Alamo Drafthouse Adventures SEVEN (1995) 70 MM of HOWARD THE DUCK (1986) BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986) THE BIG LEBOWSKI (1998) “This is what happens when you French a stranger in the Alps!” THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940) VERTIGO (1958) GREASE (1976) THE LONG GOODBYE (1973) GEMINI (2018) Arnie’s mustache PUMPING IRON (1977) SSSSSSS (1973) THE BIRDS II: LAND’S END (1994) PHASE IV (1974) OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN (1983) COBRA (1986) SHAKMA (1990) BASKET CASE (1982) FRANKEN HOOKER (1990) BRAIN DAMAGE (1988) 80s trash THE GARBAGE PAIL KIDS MOVIE (1987) SECRET AGENT DOUBLE-O SOUL (1990) BEST FRIENDS VOL. 1 (2018) SCARFACE (1983)

The Essential Films Podcast #22 - SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE (1978)

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We’re back from the Phantom Zone!On today’s adventure, Adolfo and Mark fight for Truth, Justice and the American way when they discuss the 1978 superhero movie pioneer SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE! On this week’s show:

Clamshell VHS Tapes
One of the first superhero films
Christopher Reeves: Adolfo’s childhood hero
Henry Cavill’s mustache
Brandon Routh’s Christopher Reeves impression
A time when Superhero films were non-existent
All superhero movies trace their origin to Superman
An important milestone for superhero films
How do you make someone fly?
The cheesiness of Can You Read My Mind
How long it takes to even see Superman
The long process of casting Superman
Marlon Brando at his laziest
Brando scored big
Green bagels
Christopher Reeves doesn’t get top billing
The wacky names considered to play the title part
Christopher Reeves’ amazing dual performance
“You’ve got me? Who’s got you?”
The electric chemistry between Reeves and Margot Kidder
Dual filming on Superman and Su…

FORCED PERSPECTIVE 108: Ready Player One, Love Simon, Tomb Raider, Pacific Rim Uprising

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This Week in Film History: March 18-24

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This week's episode is LIVE for STREAMING or SUBSCRIBE via ITUNES to get the episode as soon as it drops!

Forced Perspective 107: A Wrinkle in Time, Red Sparrow, Death Wish, Mute

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On today's show:

RED SPARROW
DEATH WISH
MUTE
A WRINKLE IN TIME

Plus:
Watch out for Giant Oprah!

This Week in Film History March 11-18

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This Week in Film History:

42nd STREET (1933)
GOLD DIGGERS OF 1935 (1935)
THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1942)
GILDA (1946)
RICHARD III (1955)
THE SEARCHERS (1956)
BREATHLESS (1960)
BECKET (1964)
THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN (1971)
THE GODFATHER (1972)
EVIL DEAD 2 (1987)
MEMENTO (2001)
V FOR VENDETTA (2006)

Forced Perspective 106: Black Panther, Annihilation (Spoilers!)

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On today's show, spoiler filled reviews of: 

BLACK PANTHER ANNIHILATION

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Oscars recap A look at the 1988 classic HEATHERS And more!