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EP. 79: "A Scanner Darkly"

"Whatever it is that's watching... it isn't human." Serg and Patrick go on a trip of drugs and technology in the rotoscope animated film “A Scanner Darkly.” Listen as the host discuss Keanu Reeves' acting, the works of Phillip K. Dick, rotoscope works and a bizarre cameo by...Alex Jones? Visit our site at! Tumblr: Facebook & Instagram @ filmaweekpodcast Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick...


Film A Week Presents...An Interview w/ Nick Romi (Director of "Danger Boys: Punks in Osaka")

Film A Week interview with director Nick Romi, director of "Danger Boys: Punks in Osaka." Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi interview Romi about the Osaka punk scene, his idea to film the beauty of punk rock and get to know how this all happen simply on accident. Follow Nick Romi on Instagram & Twitter: @ nickromi_films "Danger Boys: Punks in Osaka" (available for all Amazon Prime Video members: follows the various bands that inhabit and make up...


Ep. 78: "The Prince of Egypt" (FAW Revisited)

"I have seen the oppression of my people in Egypt, and have heard their cry." Hosts Serg and Patrick explore The Book of Exodus and Moses in this Revisited episode of "The Prince of Egypt." Listen as talk about the Dreamworks classic with its epic musical numbers, the brilliant traditional animation, their own crazy religious pasts and the battle of brother against brother. Visit our site at! Facebook & Instagram @ filmaweekpodcast Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret...


Back to the Drawing Board: "Batman: Mask of the Phantasm"

Back to the Drawing Board has return and with a bang! Hosts Serg Beret and Jenni Chante take on one of the best Dark Knight stories in the form of "Batman: Mask of the Phantasm." Listen as they discuss the animated series, Mark Hamill as the Joker and the battle of vegeance and justice. Head over to our website! Follow @ filmaweek on Twitter and @filmaweekpodcast on Facebook/Instagram Follow @ jennichante on Twitter and Instagram Follow @ sergberet on Twitter and...


Ep. 77: "Fantastic Mr. Fox" (Criterion of the Month)

"Honey, I am seven non-fox years old. My father died at seven and a half. I don't want to live in a hole anymore, and I'm going to do something about it. " Starting off with Criterion of the Month, Serg and Patrick are joined once again by Daniel White (EP. 53: "Phantasm") to cover Wes Anderson's "Fantastic Mr. Fox." Listen as they discuss the film with Daniel's insight into stop-motion, as well as his own art background, Nico of Velvet Underground, and how Anderson's direction and humor...


Tangent 18: Wrestling Soundcloud WRap

Tangents return Serg, Patrick and Daniel talking about Soundcloud rappers, a tribute(?) to Lil Peep, and Lil Peepee. Then, Patrick and Serg talk about the Fabulous Moolah WrestleMania controversy as well as anticipation for Asuka vs. Charlotte and AJ Styles vs. Nakamura.


Book A Month: "Sherlock Holmes"

"There's a light in a woman's eyes that speaks louder than words.” Welcome to Book A Month! Every month, we take a look at a new book as hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi take on the third novel in classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle series, "The Hounds of Baskerville." Listen as they discuss the return of Holmes, Basil Rathbone's film performance of the character and ramble about "The Great Mouse Detective." Follow us at Facebook & Instagram @ filmaweekpodcast Twitter @...


Ep. 76: "Little Shop of Horrors"

"I'm just a mean green mother from outer space and I'm bad!" In our final film of Musical March, we pay a visit to the little flower shop on Skid Row in "Little Shop of Horrors" by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken of "The Little Mermaid" and "Beauty and the Beast" fame. Listen as the hosts talk about how this film hits all the marks of a great musical and Steve Martin's terrific performance. Patrick's Rating: 5 out of 5 Serg's Rating: 5 out of 5 Follow us at Facebook &...


Ep. 75: "Swing Time" (FAW Revisited)

"Listen. No one could teach you to dance in a million years. Take my advice and save your money!" The duo of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dance their way into our hearts in this episode revisiting a film on the original FAW written series. Listen as the hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi discuss the spectacular dancing and the ugliness of Blackface. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @ pachathegreat on Instagram & Tumblr @ HumaneRamblings on...


Ep. 74: "That Thing You Do!"

"You guys look great in red, have I told you that?" The host hang out with The Wonders as they preform their monster hit in this film directed and written by Tom Hanks. Listen as the hosts talk about The Wonders' rise, their one hit and the beauty of Steve Zahn. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @ pachathegreat on Instagram & Tumblr @ HumaneRamblings on Twitter Royalty-Free Music from "Hustle" by Kevin MacLeod (


FROM THE VAULT: Friendly Film Perspectives - The Muppets on Film (March 14, 2014)

Original Airdate: March 14, 2014 FROM THE VAULT presents unearthed episodes of past podcast shows. In this second episode of the original, it's Muppet Episode with hosts Sergio Berrueta and Matthew Reveles. It's time to get it started and time to light the light. The hosts explore the Muppets origins in "The Muppet Movie" up till the 2011 film "The Muppets." Before hand, Matt and Sergio head into film news to talk about the Oscars and their thoughts on Ellen's pizza joke and the sweep of...


Ep. 73: "A Hard Day's Night" (Criterion of the Month)

"There you go, hiding behind a smokescreen of bourgeois cliches." Ladies and gentlemen, THE BEATLES! In our Criterion of the Month for Musical March, Serg and Patrick introduce the Fab Four to the podcast. Listen as they discuss the classic comedy, the musical joys of the soundtrack, Ringo Starr's parading, Phil Collins, Paul's grandfather and have a laugh-a-line with John Lennon. This episode presented by "A Wasteland Tale," a live-action short film directed by Jordan Parrot. Support the...


Tangent: Academy Awards 2018 Predictions

The Film A Week Podcast crew with Jenni Chante, Patrick Raissi, Serg Beret and Matt Reveles predict the Oscars before the recording of "Eternal Sunshine" episode. We rundown our picks, talk about the many nominations of "The Shape of Water" and Matt uses a coin flip to pick his choice for Original Screenplay. WARNING: Sounds of people eating food do appear and its gross.


Ep. 72: "An American in Paris"

"Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent. They might be saying the same thing over here but it sounds better in French." Musical March kicks off with “An American in Paris.” Our first Gene Kelly film comes to the podcast with this 1951 Best Picture Winner as the host Serg and Patrick discuss the classic with some controversial opinions as we debate if this film still holds up, the importance of dialogue and the entire 17-minute ballet sequence. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on...


EP. 71: "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (FAW Revisited)

"What a loss to spend that much time with someone, only to find out that she's a stranger." Film A Week Revisited ends the month-long look at Passion and Romance in cinema with the mindtrip "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" with Matthew Reveles joining hosts Serg and Patrick to share his thoughts on the cult classic. Listen as the hosts discuss the fallacies of romance, that horrible "Mr. Blue Sky" trailer, and debate Elijah Wood's a-hole roles. The March lineup is also revealed!...


Ep. 70: "His Girl Friday" (Criterion of the Month)

"I wouldn't cover the burning of Rome for you if they were just lighting it up!" In our Criterion of the Month pick, hosts Serg and Patrick take a look at Howard Hawks' screwball comedy classic, "His Girl Friday." Listen as we discuss the wit and charm of Rosalind Russell, Journalism 101, and how Serg, once again, confused this film for another. HEAD OVER TO OUR NEW WEBSITE: Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @ pachathegreat on...


Presents..."Sabrina" (1995) Review

"It was a lie... but then it was a dream." Just in time for Valentine's Day, listen as host Serg Beret gives Patrick Raissi his thoughts on the 1995 remake of the 1954 film covered on Film A Week. Serg talks up the differences between the two films, apologize to Julia Ormand and Harrison Ford being awesome. Also, Patrick tries Girl Scouts Cookies for the first time ever!


Trailer A Thon: "Life, Uh, Finds a Way"

Welcome back to Trailer A Thon. Listen as hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi talk up the latest trailers by looking at the hotly debated "Venom," the fun marvel of "Ant-Man and The Wasp," and the introduction to Cable in "Deadpool 2." We also have Henry Cavill's mustache in "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," the nostalgia of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," and the controversial "Solo: A Star Wars Story."


Ep. 69: "Sabrina"

“All night long I've had the most terrible impulse to do something.” Hosts Serg and Patrick watch the Larrabee brothers try to win the heart of the gorgeous Sabrina in, well, “Sabrina.” Listen as they discuss the grace and beauty of Audrey Hepburn, the charms of humor throughout and briefly talk about the trailer for 1995 remake. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @ pachathegreat on Instagram & Tumblr @ HumaneRamblings on Twitter Royalty-Free Music...


Ep. 68: "True Romance"

" Okey dokey doggie daddy." Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi begin there month long look at Passion and Romance in cinema with 1993's "True Romance." Listen as the two discuss the dark comedic tale of Clarence and Alabama, Tarantino's self-insert writing, Tony Scott's dark direction and the infamous Christopher Walken and Denis Hopper's interrogation scene. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @ pachathegreat on Instagram & Tumblr @ HumaneRamblings...


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