Archives for posts with tag: movie podcast

Deep in Osaka, Japan operate “host clubs,” essentially pricey bars where customers pay for the attention of well-groomed young men — and for the privilege of showering them with money and booze. Who patronizes such places? Documentarian Jake Clennell immerses himself in host-club culture, talking to masters of the host-boy craft to find out the surprising and startlingly logical truth.

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strangedays

High tech and low life abound in Kathryn Bigelow’s 1995 cyberpunk noir.  We explore why mainstream audiences usually take to sci-fi instead — and the potential dorkiness of steampunk.

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hardboiled

Is John Woo’s last movie before emigrating to the U.S., where doves and dual pistols abound, perhaps the perfect action movie?

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Collateral

Wherein Colin and Julian try their damndest to stay professional instead of spending 45 minutes gushing about how great Michael Mann managed to make Los Angeles look in digital video.

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shehateme

… as if Spike Lee watched Tenchi Muyo and wanted to make his own live action harem anime. We try to uncover the intentional or unintentional stupidity of She Hate Me.

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outerworld

A rare gem, the world-building independent 80’s science fiction film, Outerworld is much more than the sum of its parts.  A must for fans of scale-built models.

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fearofablackhat

More than just a gangsta-rap version of Spinal Tap, Fear of a Black Hat almost predicted it’s own relevance decades earlier.  And it’s better than CB4.

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