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The Essential Films Episode #014: Star Wars (1977)

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away. On today’s podcast adventure, Adolfo and Mark discuss the 1977 George Lucas classic: STAR WARS! On this week’s show:


Growing up Catholic as a Star Wars fanMore Alamo Drafthouse discussionsChristopher Nolan’s distaste for CGIWhat’s the perfect date movie of 2017?The Star Wars/San Diego Comic-Con connectionAll the trailers coming out of Comic-Con 2017Disney hunting down trailer leaksJeff Goldblum makes everything betterA tribute to Martin Landau, George Romero and John HeardStar Wars’ 40th AnniversaryThe many titles George Lucas went through before settling on “Star Wars”Why is A New Hope so good? Was it a fluke?George Lucas was not tested in a big budget environmentGeorge Lucas, the world’s biggest independent filmmakerStar Wars changed the movie licensing gameThe complex ownership between 20th Century Fox and DisneyWhen did we first experience Star Wars?The Special Edition releases in 1997Sta…

FORCED PERSPECTIVE, Ep. 99.1 – Ezekiel 25:17

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The #RoadTo100 arrives down the home stretch!


YOUR favorite movie podcast, FORCED PERSPECTIVE, is proud to present the first of its final two episodes before the 100TH EPISODE SPECTACULAR! On this Episode 99, join SportsGuy515 and Adolfo as they add another entry into their MY FAVORITE FILM series by welcoming back BRANDON DRAVEN to discuss HIS favorite film – what many call Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece – from 1994, it’s Pulp Fiction!



In Part 1, the guys discuss all the stories behind the creation of the film that would become a watershed moment in the history of independent cinema. PLUS:

-Is Corona better than Miller High Life?

-The guys reminisce on watching Pulp Fiction for the first time.

-Adolfo tells a story involving his cherished bootleg VHS tape of Pulp Fiction.

-The story behind Pulp Fiction‘s original vision and how the film ended up the way it did.

-How Pulp Fiction literally saved John Travolta’s career.

-The risk that Bruce Willis took in being a part of Pulp Fiction

FORCED PERSPECTIVE, Ep.98 – The Homecoming King

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The #RoadTo100 Continues…

On this episode of YOUR favorite movie podcast, join SportsGuy515 & Adolfo, along with special guest HEADCASE, as they review and discuss the latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man: Homecoming! PLUS:

-Some advice on what to do when you have a hangover…

-Headcase’s experience at an advanced screening of Spider-Man: Homecoming

-Tom Holland strikes the perfect balance between Peter Parker and Spider-Man

-Michael Keaton’s performance is an absolute show-stealer!

-Captain America teaches us a lesson in PATIENCE with the ultimate troll job.

-The effectiveness of Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark in the mentor/father-figure role.

-…and MORE!

OVER AN HOUR OF GREAT SPIDER-MAN TALK!! SO GET YOUR BLITZKRIEG BOP GOING AND DOWNLOAD/STREAM NOW!!!

FORCED PERSPECTIVE, Ep.97 – The Baby Wants His Mummy

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But…was he slow?


The #RoadTo100 continues on FORCED PERSPECTIVE! Join SportsGuy515 & Adolfo as they review the latest Summer 2017 releases including It Comes at Night, Colossal, The Mummy, Transformers: The Last Knight, Despicable Me 3, and Baby Driver! 


PLUS:
-Queen without Freddy Mercury is NOT QUEEN! -Adolfo
-The great storytelling of It Comes at Night
-The uniqueness that made Colossal something special.
-Did The Mummy succeed in jumpstarting Universal’s Dark Universe?
Transformers: The Last Knight is exactly what you’d expect at this point – so much so that SportsGuy goes on yet another EPIC RANT on it.
-As decent as Despicable Me 3 is, Adolfo still hates the Minions.
-SportsGuy talks about attending Baby Driver at Alamo Drafthouse with KID KOALA in attendance.
Baby Driver is 2017’s closest thing to perfection. Period.
-…and MORE!


AN EASY-LISTENING HOUR OF GREAT FILM DISCUSSION!! SO PUT ON YOUR EARPHONES, STRAP IN YOUR SEATBELT, and DOWNLOAD/STREAM NOW!!!


The Essential Films Podcast Episode #013: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

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On today’s podcast adventure, Adolfo and Mark discuss the 1957 David Lean classic: THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI!

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On this week’s show:


Mark takes another EPIC trip to Alamo DrafthouseMark’s retweet from an 80’s iconJelly donutsToy gunsKorean exercise videos2017 Summer MoviesAdolfo is done with MinionsAdolfo butchers Japanese and FrenchThe benefits of Netflix Disc subscriptionThe slow start to BridgeThe David Lean TrilogyWhy William Holden was cast William Holden’s record breaking salaryWhy Alec Guinness thought the film was Anti-BritishWhy Adolfo trusts Alec Guinness without questionThe anti-Japanese sentiment of the filmDoes the film romanticize the building of the bridge?The central conflict of Col. NicholsonMajor Shears’ redemptionJack Hawkins: Bad AssBuilding an actual bridge for the filmMark makes a Simpsons reference (SHOCKING)Nicholson’s ambiguous finaleWomen Bearers! The hokey final wordsThe Hollywood Blacklist rears its ugly headMasterful editin…