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Ep. 97: Criterion of the Month - "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"

8/25/2018
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"We can't stop now...this is Bat Country." Bat Country comes to terrifying life via the drug-fueled gonzo world of Hunter S. Thompson with 1998's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." Listen as the hosts discuss what is the American Dream, Bencio Del Toro's fantastic turn as Dr. Gonzo, Terry Gilliam's manic vision and Thompson oozing out of Depp's performances. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on...

Duration:00:48:26

Ep. 96: "Excalibur" w/ Mark Martinez

8/17/2018
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"You are the son of Uther and Igrayne. You are King Arthur!" Comic Creator Mark Martinez @markeldude ("Samuriachi," "Devil Mask") stops by to join the hosts to pull the Arthurian legend from the stone in the form of 1981's "Excalibur." Listen as they get in an epic discussion about the parade of Irish accents, the unironic use of "O Fortuna," Boorman's insane production and “Black Knight." Find Mark Martinez at markeldude.com Follow @markeldude on Twitter and Instagram Visit our site at...

Duration:01:08:30

Ep. 95: Revisited - "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"

8/10/2018
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"Here on the ocean floor is the only independence." We have a whale of a tale to tell you all as we head "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" to revisit the 1954 Disney live-action classic. Listen as we discuss the legacy of the film and its influence on Disney Parks design, Walt Disney jokes a plenty, and how dated the film is now. Also, how in the actual hell is Kirk Douglas is still alive? Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek...

Duration:00:45:31

Ep. 94: 007 Revisited - "On Her Majesty's Secret Service"

8/4/2018
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"We have all the time in the world." Bond is back! The hosts Serg and Patrick discuss George Lazenby's only turn as the most famous spy of all-time James Bond in 1969's "On Her Majesty's Secret Service." Listen as they talk about the behind-the-scenes drama, Bond's foray into marriage, possible stunt deaths an underwhelming Blofeld and a plot that is quite bizarre. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @...

Duration:01:04:33

Ep. 93: Revisited - "(500) Days of Summer"

7/27/2018
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"This is a story of boy meets girl, but you should know upfront, this is not a love story." Film A Week Revisited returns with a trip to the Downtown LA world outside of the rinky-dink film vault with 2009's "(500) Days of Summer." Listen as we discuss realism of romance in this film, the soundtrack of the film, Joseph Gordon-Levitt's handsome nature and Zooey Deschanel's star-making performance. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @...

Duration:00:45:54

Trailer-A-Thon: Comic-Con 2018 Pt. 2 - Movies!

7/26/2018
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San Diego Comic-Con 2018 has left its mark and host Serg and Patrick give their thoughts on the trailers dropped over the weekend. In this second part, the host cover the latest in cinema from the return of Mister "Glass," "The Crimes of Grindlewald," DC's latest with "Shazam!" and "Aquaman," and the return of the king himself in "Godzilla: King of the Monsters."

Duration:01:14:05

Trailer-A-Thon: Comic-Con 2018 Pt. 1 - Television!

7/26/2018
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San Diego Comic-Con 2018 has left its mark and host Serg and Patrick give their thoughts on the trailers dropped over the weekend. In this first part, the hosts cover the latest in television from the controversial "Titans" trailer, "Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus," "Doctor Who" Series 11 and the return of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."

Duration:01:47:32

Ep. 90: "Adaptation."

7/6/2018
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"Your characters must change, and the change must come from them." The host watch the ultimate film about writer' block as only director Spike Jonze can tell it in 2002's "Adaptation." Listen as they discuss crazy man Nicolas Cage, Chris Cooper's Oscar winning role and the odd and "meta" turns throughout the film. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @...

Duration:00:47:50

Ep. 89: "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace"

6/29/2018
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"The boy is dangerous. They all sense it, why can't you?" Attack of the 90’s Summer Blockbusters comes to a galactic end. Serg rewatches "The Phantom Menace" all the way through for the first time since 1999 as Patrick guides the padawan through the world. Listen as they discuss the "Star Wars" fandom, Jar Jar Binks, podracing, and the famous "Duel of the Fates" lightsaber battle. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook & Tumblr @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek...

Duration:01:48:21

Ep. 88: "Men In Black"

6/23/2018
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"You know what the difference between you and me is? I make this look good." Here come the "Men in Black," galaxy defenders. The hosts watch the 1997 classic starring the master of Summer, Will Smith, as the first, last and only line of defense against the worst scum of the universe. Listen as they marvel at the makeup effect, Tommy Lee Jones' awesome turn as K and Patrick reprimands Serg for not watching Netflix's "Daredevil." Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook & Tumblr @...

Duration:00:44:36

Trailer A Thon: E3 2018 (Pt. 2)

6/20/2018
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Welcome back to Trailer A Thon and we got games! E3 recently passed through the home of the rinky-dink film vault, so Serg and Patrick are ready to cover the best of the conference. Yet, they need help with special guest Matthew Reveles! In this second part, we cover "Assassin's Creed Odyssey," "Resident Evil 2 Remake," "Death Stranding," and "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate." Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret...

Duration:01:01:10

Trailer A Thon: E3 2018 (Pt. 1)

6/20/2018
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Welcome back to Trailer A Thon and we got games! E3 recently passed through the home of the rinky-dink film vault, so Serg and Patrick are ready to cover the best of the conference. Yet, they need help with special guest Matthew Reveles! In this first part, we cover "Devil May Cry 5," "Kingdom Hearts III," "Cyberpunk 2077," "Wolfenstein Youngblood," and "Fallout 76." Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @...

Duration:00:55:55

Ep. 87: "Batman Forever"

6/16/2018
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"It's the car, right? Chicks love the car." Riddle us this, riddle us that, what the heck happened to the Bat? Hosts Serg and Patrick ask that question and more as they tackle 1995's "Batman Forever." Listen as the hosts talk about the over-the-top theatrics of Tommy Lee Jones, Joel Schumacher's neon Gotham, and sing Seal's "Kiss from a Rose." Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook & Tumblr @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on...

Duration:01:09:16

Ep. 86: "The Lion King"

6/8/2018
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"Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance." Hakuna Matata! It means no worries on this podcast as the host learn about the great "circle of life" with 1994's "The Lion King." Listen as we talk about Lion King's merchandising, voice actor Jim Cummings and Serg elaborates on Disney's glorious renaissance age. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick...

Duration:01:08:44

Trailer-A-Thon: "I'm Gonna Wreck It"

6/7/2018
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Welcome back to Trailer A Thon. Listen as hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi talk up the latest trailers by looking at the Transformers spinoff "BumbleBee," the big screen adaptation of "Mortal Engines," Pooh in real life in "Christopher Robin," and the animated sequels "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" and "Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2." Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on...

Duration:01:40:45

Ep. 85: "Jurassic Park" - 25th Anniversary

6/1/2018
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"Life, uh, finds a way." The hosts Serg and Patrick are welcomed to "Jurassic Park" and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show. Listen as they discuss the blend of digital and practical effects, nostalgic memories of getting scared, the beauty of Dr. Ian Malcolm and a rundown of the franchise as a whole. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @...

Duration:01:13:37

EP. 84: "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" (FAW Revisited)

5/25/2018
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"...logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few." Space. The final frontier. The crew of Film A Week continue their mission to seek out cinema and revisit this 1982 classic to come face-to-face with a vengeful Ricardo Montalban, talk about the life James T. Kirk and the death of Mr. Spock, and the original appearance of Khan in "Space Seed." Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg...

Duration:01:07:36

EP. 83: "Get Smart"

5/18/2018
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"Missed it by that much!" The hosts, Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi, are welcomed into CONTROL with the 2008 adaptation of the classic 60's comedy series. Listen as the host talk about what makes spy comedies work, Steve Carell's perfect casting, and the charm of the jabroni-beating people's champion Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow...

Duration:01:05:35

EP. 82: "The Fugitive"

5/11/2018
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"I don't care!" Our hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi are on the run with Harrison Ford from Tommy Lee Jones to find the one-armed man in this 1993 adaptation of the 1963-67 series. Listen as we discuss Serg's dad's favorite film, Jones' Oscar-winning performance, the mystery of the film and the pulse-pounding train crash sequence. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter...

Duration:00:59:20

EP. 81: "Serenity"

5/4/2018
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"I am a leaf on the wind - watch how I soar." Host Serg and Patrick hop aboard with Mal Reynolds and his Serenity crew as they outrun the Operative in this 2005 film based upon the show "Firefly." Listen as the host discuss the cult hit and stellar cast, Fox's love of cancellation, seeing it through a newcomer's eye and Joss Whedon's first stab at feature films. Visit our site at filmaweekpodcast.com! Facebook @ filmaweekpodcast | Instagram & Twitter @ filmaweek Follow Serg Beret @...

Duration:01:02:44