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James Kent is the Movie Morlock. Eating the film Eloi for breakfast. Formerly known as Stuff We‘ve Seen, James goes it alone, but will bring in guests to chat movies and the film-going experience. moviemorlock.com

James Kent is the Movie Morlock. Eating the film Eloi for breakfast. Formerly known as Stuff We‘ve Seen, James goes it alone, but will bring in guests to chat movies and the film-going experience. moviemorlock.com

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James Kent is the Movie Morlock. Eating the film Eloi for breakfast. Formerly known as Stuff We‘ve Seen, James goes it alone, but will bring in guests to chat movies and the film-going experience. moviemorlock.com

Twitter:

@stuff_ve

Language:

English

Contact:

8024177795


Episodes

There’s a lot of Things to Stream Right Now

5/3/2022
Let the Movie Morlock be your guide to a bunch of different shows to stream on your television sets right now. Catch up on shows like The Leftovers or Watchmen. Take in some new fare such as Tokyo Vice or Winning Time. Watch the final installments of Ozark and Better Call Saul. So, much great content is available to stream right now. In addition, The Morlock talks about several films now in theaters, and coming to streaming soon that you'll want on your radar screen. From A24's horror...

Duration:00:46:53

Paolo Sorrentino and The Hand of God

3/27/2022
Al Fraser joins The Movie Morlock to discuss several films by acclaimed Italian director, Paolo Sorrentino, including his Academy Award nominated film, The Hand of God. Al and The Morlock also talk about other Sorrention films, including The Great Beauty, and his cult film, This Must be the Place. What else? Al saw Licorice Pizza, and it brought a twinge of nostalgia to his life growing up in Southern California in the 70s and 80s. Looking for some new films to discover? This week's...

Duration:01:11:02

F the Academy. Teal and the Morlock Critique Poor Oscar Decision-Making

3/12/2022
The Movie Morlock is back with his old pal, Teal to unleash a can of whoopass on the Academy. With Oscar ratings down the network that hosts the awards show, ABC, made some demands to remove eight categories from the main show. The Morlock and Teal discuss why this is a terrible decision. Also on this episode, the Morlock saw The Batman. Was he fan? Listen and find out. And while the decision to cut eight categories is the most egregious mishap of this Oscar season, there are plenty of...

Duration:01:18:44

2022 Oscar Nominations Discussion

2/8/2022
Every year The Movie Morlock does a recap of the Oscar Nominations, and when he was doing Stuff We've Seen it was always with Teal. So why should this year be any different? Teal is back to go through the entire list of nominees. What were the surprises and omissions? Get set for James (The Movie Morlock) and Teal to take you through it all.

Duration:01:30:26

Hitchcrock! The Later Films of Alfred Hitchcock

1/22/2022
This week the Movie Morlock invites film enthusiast, and Instragrammer, Richard Stracke to discuss one of the most important filmmakers of all time, Alfred Hitchcock. But while Hitchcock enjoys a stellar reputation to this day, there is no denying the fact that his last several offerings weren't up to the same level as his most known works. From Marnie (1964) to Family Plot (1976), the Morlock and Stracke pick apart the final five from the man with the famous profile. Bust our your...

Duration:01:03:08

The Trial of Licorice Pizza

1/9/2022
Licorice Pizza - Fun-loving, 1970's set coming-of-age romantic comedy, or dark look at an older woman's inappropriate relationship with a 15 year old boy set against the backdrop of gropey film producers and racist restaurant owners? Who knew Paul Thomas Anderson's trip down nostalgia lane was going to be so controversial? James Kent, The Movie Morlock, and his frequent cohort, Shannon tackle the controversies with two different takes on the movie. For the Morlock, this discussion was...

Duration:01:09:21

West Side Story, House of Gucci, and Inherent Vice

12/21/2021
Just in time for the holidays the Morlock is back with three films he checked out in the theater. First up is Lady Gaga in House of Gucci. Is Ridley Scott back with his new movie, or is it more of his style-less fare? Next up is Steven Spielberg's semi-reimagining of the musical classic, West Side Story. It's not doing well in theaters, but that doesn't mean the Morlock wasn't impressed. And finally the Movie Morlock took in a rare 70mm screening of Paul Thomas Anderson's, Inherent Vice....

Duration:00:48:51

Get Back and Licorice Pizza

11/29/2021
It was an action-packed Thanksgiving weekend of entertainment for The Movie Morlock. He devoured all eight hours of The Beatles: Get Back on Disney plus, and he took a whirlwind same-day round-trip to NYC to catch Licorice Pizza in 70mm. Enjoy this episode and make sure to catch these two delights when you can.

Duration:00:54:16

Last Night in Soho

11/14/2021
Director Edgar Wright offers up a tantalizing psychological thriller that's loads of fun. Last Night in Soho is the film, and the Movie Morlock and his guest, Shannon from whatshannonwatched were keen to dissect the movie. Last Night in Soho. is filled with eye-popping visuals and clever call-backs to various British films of the 60s, and it's wide-screen cinematography is best appreciated on the big screen. It's still out in theaters, and Shannon and the Morlock hope you can venture out...

Duration:00:59:18

The Jake Gyllenbrawl

11/8/2021
Two men enter: one man leaves victorious. The Movie Morlock and his special guest, a self-professed world's greatest Jake Gyllenhaal fan, duke it out over who's seen the most of Jake's 39 feature films. This episode is loads of laughs, and if you are looking for some Jake Gyllenhaal films to see, this episode's got you covered.

Duration:00:53:46

The Platform: Calling all Squid Game Fans: More Social SciFi Horror for You!

10/29/2021
Like the Squid Game? Want more dystopian futuristic societal experimentation run amok? Then try this 2019 offering from Spain, The Platform. This isn't a game, but competition for survival is fierce, and if you get out with your life you may just win yourself higher education credits. The Movie Morlock is joined by Al Fraser, one of the co-founders of The Cambria Film Festival to discuss this thought-provoking movie that may be hard to stomach, but if you have an appetite for it, the movie...

Duration:00:47:02

The Wicker Man and Other Folk Horror Fun

10/22/2021
Shannon, from Whatshannonwatched on Instagram, is back to discuss one of her favorite films. Shannon and James (The Movie Morlock) dive into director Ron Hardy's 1973 Folk Horror classic, The Wicker Man. Along the way there is some discussion about John Carpenter and his finest creation, Michael Myers. James saw Halloween Kills, and has a few surprisingly nice words for the new sequel.

Duration:01:02:28

No Time to Die

10/12/2021
James Bond is back after many years, and some pandemic delays. Worth the wait? The Movie Morlock shares his thoughts on Daniel Craig's final outing as 007. Also, it's October so that means horror movies. And the Morlock watched a notorious stinker that he was always curious about. Hear the Morlock's thoughts on the legendary Exorcist II: The Heretic.

Duration:00:45:14

Many Saints of Newark

10/4/2021
This week the Morlock checks in with the Soprano's prequel, The Many Saints of Newark, plus Jake Gyllenhaal is the angriest 911 operator you hope to never get in case of an emergency in The Guilty. The Morlock also peeps a British teen exploitation film from 1960, Beat Girl, and then finishes things off with a series he's currently binging, the Netflix international sensation, Squid Game. There's a lot of entertainment packed in 40 minutes.

Duration:00:39:08

Craig Wasson is The Outsider

9/24/2021
Actor/Musician/Voice Over Artist Craig Wasson joins James Kent (The Movie Morlock) to discuss the 1979 film, The Outsider. This little-seen gem is a stark depiction of the political turmoil in Northern Ireland during The Troubles in the early 1970s. Filmed while the conflict was still in full-force, both sides took issues with the film's unsparring portrayal of the lengths factions will go to see their goals met. Caught in the middle is Wasson's idealistic American Viet-Nam veteran who finds...

Duration:00:53:14

Malignant: A Discussion with What Shannon Watched

9/18/2021
This week on The Movie Morlock, James Wan's new horror thriller is the topic of discussion. The Morlock (James Kent) invites film and horror enthusiast, Shannon, from the Instagram account, whatshannonwatched, to discuss the movie currently playing on HBOMAX. Shannon likes all movies, and give her time she may watch every film ever made, but horror holds a special place in her heart. And that is why listeners of this podcast can trust Shannon's opinion on this movie, even more than trusting...

Duration:00:53:50

Introducing the Movie Morlock

9/10/2021
Welcome to the Movie Morlock. Host James Kent (formally of Stuff We've Seen) is the Movie Morlock. Each week he'll bring you a discussion on a particular film, or perhaps two. Sometimes He'll have a guest, and sometimes he'll go it alone. And this show is an opportunity for you, the listener, to contribute as a guest. If you have a passion for movies, and want to discuss a particular film all you need to do is get in touch with the Morlock, and he'll schedule you on the show. Reach out to...

Duration:00:33:46

An Evening with Mike McQuilkin: The Suicide Squad for Dinner and Hudson Hawk for Dessert

8/26/2021
When guest co-host Mike McQuilkin stops by Stuff We've Seen, anything can happen and usually does. Things kick off with a discussion on the new James Gunn film, The Suicide Squad. Next Jim and Mike discuss the new Nic Cage film, Pig, and then dive into a little informal A24 gab fest chat around The Green Knight. Finally, it's time for an early 90s re-evaluation on the mega-bust, Hudson Hawk. Wait. Re-eval? Hudson Hawk? Surely you must be joking. We're not joking, and don't call us Shirley....

Duration:01:22:18

Neo Noir Part 5: Watching the Kid Detectives

8/20/2021
After watching 26 #NeoNoir films on #TheCriterionChannel Jim and Bill finally arrive at Part 5 of their journey. That's right, it's the final Neo Noir episode. Concluding this series of episodes, Jim and Bill first discuss Swoon, an interesting if somewhat dubious fit into the Neo Noir genre. Next Jim and Bill dive into John Dahl's 1993 sleeper hit, The Last Seduction, featuring a delicious (to put in Billy's words) performance by Linda Fiorentino. With room to spare since Criterion left a...

Duration:01:02:35

Neo Noir Part 4: The Final Chapter

8/13/2021
Hah, just like good old Friday the 13th, they promised us it would end at 4, and they lied! This episode is the 4th installment of our look at The Criterion Channel's 26-film Neo Noir series, but we will still bring you one more chapter next week. So look out for Film Noir Part 5: The New Blood, streaming soon. But on this week's show Jim and his guest for this series, Bill Muir, pick up pretty much where they left off--in 1984. They touch on Brian De Palma's Body Double, and then work...

Duration:01:14:14