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Jesus Camp

8/10/2018
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Chris is joined by The Projection Booth's Mike White to start Documentary Month with a look at Jesus Camp, a documentary described by some as "the scariest movie ever made". The film follows pastor Becky Fischer as she puts on the Kids on Fire summer camp in North Dakota to preach her message to evangelical children from across the country. It's an interesting look at the religious base in America as they attempt to indoctrinate the youth into their mindset both politically and spiritually....

Duration:01:00:05

2018 Midyear Recap / James Gunn Firing

8/1/2018
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Chris and Eric recap the first half of 2018 with a look at the best, worst, and most disappointing films so far in 2018 along with a look at what they're excited and not so excited about in the second half of 2018. They also touch on James Gunn being fired from Disney and what that means for the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and for content creators in general. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at @KultureStach, Eric Kniss at @tychomagnetics and Kulture Shocked at @KultureShocked....

Duration:00:44:12

Ant-Man and the Wasp

7/12/2018
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Chris and Eric talk the final Marvel film of 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp along with some talk about other summer movies you may have missed. The film stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly as the titular duo who attempt to thwart a mysterious assassin while trying to save Wasp's mother from the Quantum Realm. It's a light-hearted respite from the serious tone of Avengers: Infinity War and another fantastic entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at...

Duration:01:05:06

Trouble Man

6/29/2018
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Chris is joined by The Projection Booth's Mike White to talk the final film of Blaxploitation month: Trouble Man. The film stars Robert Hooks as the titular private eye, hustler, fixer, who is drawn into a web of danger when is framed for the murder of a crime boss' enforcer. It's a film in the vein of Cotton Comes to Harlem and maybe a little too much like Shaft for its own good. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at @KultureStach, Eric Kniss at @tychomagnetics and Kulture Shocked at...

Duration:00:40:48

Petey Wheatstraw: The Devil's Son-in-Law

6/22/2018
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Chris is joined once again by OughtFive's Mike Wallace to talk a blaxploitation film whose title had to rhyme: Petey Wheatstraw: The Devil's Son-in-Law. The film stars comedy legend Rudy Ray Moore as the titular character, a comedian who is cut down in his prime only to be resurrected by the devil in exchange for marrying his daughter. It's a film reminiscent of Moore's other more well-known roles but one that goes for the full gusto. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at @KultureStach,...

Duration:00:51:52

Hereditary

6/15/2018
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Chris and Eric are joined by Wovoka's Rashid Najib as they talk about the scariest movie since The Exorcist since the last horror movie that was compared to The Exorcist: Hereditary. The film is the freshman effort from writer/director Ari Aster and stars Toni Collette as a miniaturist who, after losing her mother, watches as she and her family descend into madness. It's another horror film in the vein of The Witch and The Babadook but not in a good way in either regard. As always, you can...

Duration:01:10:23

Cotton Comes To Harlem

6/14/2018
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Chris is joined by OughtFiveFilm's Mike Wallace to kick off Blaxploitation Month with a look at a film that more than just a blaxploitation film: Cotton Comes to Harlem. The film stars Godfrey Cambridge and Raymond St. Jacques as Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson, two black cops who are tasked with retrieving $87,000 that was conned out of the good folks in Harlem. It's a blaxploitation film in the vein of The French Connection and other '70s crime films and stands on its own as such....

Duration:00:56:44

Solo: A Star Wars Story

5/31/2018
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Chris is rejoined by a sand-covered Eric and everyone's favorite Canadian filmmaker Matt Campagna to talk Disney's latest film in the Star Wars franchise: Solo: A Star Wars Story. Starring Alden Ehrenreich as the charismatic titular pilot, the film follows his early years from street rat to the roguish pilot of the Millenium Falcon in A New Hope. It's a film that can't justify its existence, no matter how cool Donald Glover is and how many feminist robots they throw at you. As always, you...

Duration:01:23:49

Desperado

5/17/2018
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Chris is joined by OughtFiveFilm's Mike Wallace to talk Robert Rodriguez's Desperado, the sequel/remake of his freshman effort El Mariachi. The film stars Antonio Banderas as a nameless mariachi who is out for revenge after the death of his girlfriend. Along the way, he's joined by Salma Hayek to try and take down the local crime boss in an all-out war. It's a hyper-stylized action sequel that doesn't live up to the premise. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at @KultureStach, Eric...

Duration:00:56:13

Bad Samaritan

5/15/2018
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Chris and Eric sit down to talk about what happens when the Doctor turns psychotic in Dean Devlin's second directorial film Bad Samaritan. The film features David Tennant as a billionaire serial killer who's house gets broken into by the wrong thieving valet. It's an indie thriller that features some of the best and worst things about the genre in spite of Tennant's fantastic performance. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at @KultureStach, Eric Kniss at @tychomagnetics and Kulture...

Duration:00:42:31

300: Rise of an Empire

5/11/2018
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Let's talk about an action sequel that has no redeeming qualities: 300: Rise of an Empire. It's got slow-mo, nudity, and bad acting; how fun!

Duration:00:48:52

Avengers: Infinity War

5/1/2018
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It's finally here! The film an entire universe, well half of it at least, has been waiting for! Join us as we break down the greatest cinematic event in Marvel and possibly even film history.

Duration:01:04:42

Super Troopers 2

4/30/2018
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Duration:00:53:37

Blow Out

4/18/2018
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Chris is joined by OughtFiveFilm's Mike Wallace to talk one of Brian De Palma's lesser-known films that may actually be in contention for his best, Blow Out. It features a rare performance from John Travolta that doesn't suck, go figure.

Duration:00:59:56

A Quiet Place

4/12/2018
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Chris and Eric keep their voices down and learn sign language as they talk John Krasinski's horror directorial debut A Quiet Place.

Duration:00:41:41

Ready Player One

4/5/2018
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Chris and Eric head into the Oasis to talk the big screen adaptation of Ernest Cline's bestseller Ready Player One; CGI avatars and heavy-handed references can be expected!

Duration:00:50:10

Carrie (1976)

4/2/2018
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Chris is joined by The Projection Booth's Mike White to kick off Brian De Palma Month with a look at Carrie, one of his earlier works. The film stars Sissy Spacek as a bullied teen who finds out she has a power that will have devastating effects on her life.

Duration:00:37:05

Ecstasy of the Angels

3/29/2018
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Chris is joined by The Projection Booth's Mike White to round out Mike White March with a look at Kôji Wakamatsu's Ecstasy of the Angels. The film follows two warring factions as they attempt to cause a revolution in Japan during the early '70s. The film veers farther into experimental cinema than any film this month and definitely isn't a film for everyone. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at @KultureStach, Eric Kniss at @tychomagnetics and Kulture Shocked at @KultureShocked. The...

Duration:00:36:42

Tomb Raider (2018)

3/26/2018
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Chris and Eric head to a mysterious island full of tombs and raiders with a look at yet another attempt to make a video game movie worth watching, Tomb Raider. The film stars Alicia Vikander as the titular hero who is tasked with stopping a mysterious sinister organization from finding a centuries-old weapon hidden away in the Pacific. It's a middle of the road video game movie which, for video game movies, isn't necessarily a bad thing. As always, you can follow Chris Stachiw at...

Duration:00:53:18

Eros + Massacre

3/20/2018
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Chris is joined by The Projection Booth's Mike White to continue Mike White March with a look at quite possibly the finest example of Japanese New Wave cinema, Yoshishige Yoshida's Eros + Massacre. The film focuses on two separate storylines: the final days of anarchist Sakae Ōsugi before his assassination and the lives of two students Eiko and Wada as they research the teachings and philosophy of Ōsugi. It's a three and a half hour epic that traverses separate timelines and multiple...

Duration:00:53:15