WARNING: All films are spoiled!

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Ep. 13B - VFF 2015 Special Pt. 2


Tod and Cullen are back with the second half of their coverage of this year's Virginia Film Festival! Part 2 includes the following films:

Last Days in the Desert (GarcĂ­a, 2015)
Mully (Haze, 2015)
Night of the Living Deb (Rankin, 2015)
In the Basement (Seidl, 2014)
Employees' Entrance (del Ruth, 1933)
Cemetery of Splendour (Weerasethakul, 2015)
Sembene! (Gadjigo & Silverman, 2015)
Mekko (Harjo, 2015)

Also best of fest, biggest surprise, biggest disappointment, and a word about next time!

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Ep. 13A - VFF 2015 Special Pt. 1



Tod and Cullen are fresh from this year's Virginia Film Festival and ready to give you the lowdown on every film they watched. Part 1 includes the following films:

I Saw the Light (Abraham, 2015)
They Look Like People (Blackshear, 2015)
Projections of America (Miller, 2015)
Buskin' Blues (Derham, 2015)
H8RZ (Borte, 2015)
Black Panthers: The Vanguard of the Revolution (Nelson, 2015)
Krisha (Shults, 2015)
Lucifer (Van Den Berghe, 2014)


Eight more films in Part 2, coming soon!

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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Ep. 12 - Trick 'r Treat and Down By Law


Tod and Cullen return from their hiatus just in time for Halloween with Episode 12! (What happened to episodes 7 through 11? Find out inside!)
Cullen honors the spirit of the season and shows Tod Trick 'r Treat (Dougherty, 2007), Tod's pick is Down By Law (Jarmusch, 1986), and the boys discuss comic books, artifice, and what made the '90s such a golden time for independent film.

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Happy Halloween!

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Ep. 6 - Ebola Syndrome and Stan Brakhage




In Episode 6, Tod and Cullen discuss Hong Kong exploitation with The Ebola Syndrome (Yau, 1996), American avant-garde with the films of Stan Brakhage, the disease of colonialism, and personal grooming standards of the 1950s!

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Ep. 5: In My Skin and The Woman


Two surprisingly similar films are on the docket in Episode 5! Tod and Cullen tackle In My Skin (de Van, 2002), The Woman (McKee, 2011), subtleties of genre, and what it will take to dismantle the patriarchy!

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Ep. 4: Brain Damage and The Son



In Episode 4, Tod and Cullen talk about Brain Damage (Henenlotter, 1988), The Son (Dardenne & Dardenne, 2002), the horror host tradition, and the ethics of addressing juvenile delinquency.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Ep. 3: Cannibal Holocaust and The 400 Blows


In Episode 3, Tod and Cullen discuss Cannibal Holocaust (Deodato, 1980), The 400 Blows (Truffaut, 1959), European fascism, and Truffaut's obsession with Hitchcock.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Ep. 2: La Strada & Return of the Living Dead

Tod and Cullen discuss La Strada (Fellini, 1954) and Return of the Living Dead (O'Bannon, 1985).

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