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Film Yak is a weekly podcast featuring in-depth movie reviews, ranging from the classic to the contemporary. Hosts Jordan, Jon, and Kevin challenge each other with a new film each week. They discuss what they loved and hated about each film, with a good dose of humor and friendly banter thrown in. Listen in for movie news, trivia, and their star rating battles. Discover movie recommendations and find out how the hosts rate some of your favorite films.

Film Yak is a weekly podcast featuring in-depth movie reviews, ranging from the classic to the contemporary. Hosts Jordan, Jon, and Kevin challenge each other with a new film each week. They discuss what they loved and hated about each film, with a good dose of humor and friendly banter thrown in. Listen in for movie news, trivia, and their star rating battles. Discover movie recommendations and find out how the hosts rate some of your favorite films.
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Film Yak is a weekly podcast featuring in-depth movie reviews, ranging from the classic to the contemporary. Hosts Jordan, Jon, and Kevin challenge each other with a new film each week. They discuss what they loved and hated about each film, with a good dose of humor and friendly banter thrown in. Listen in for movie news, trivia, and their star rating battles. Discover movie recommendations and find out how the hosts rate some of your favorite films.

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Episodes

Episode 35 - Ricochet

5/21/2018
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This week we get together to talk Jon's pick, Ricochet. We also discuss several new trailers and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 23:40 - What We Watched - Riki-Oh, The Shape of Water, Manhattan, Brawl in Cell Block 99, Full Metal Jacket, Mother Night, Let Joy Reign Supreme, Call Me By Your Name, Next of Kin, The Devils, Creed, Cape Fear, The Hunt for Red October, Sunset Boulevard, Jackie Brown, Vinyl 1:56:50 - Deep Dive - Ricochet* (1991) d. Russell...

Duration:02:27:27

Episode 34 - Lair of the White Worm

5/8/2018
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This week we're joined by chronic special guest, John Ryan to discuss Kevin's pick, Lair of the White Worm. We also talk other stuff we watched as well as multiple feedback emails. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/News/Trailers 13:31 - What We Watched: Dogtown and Z Boys, Little Caesar, Westworld Season 2, Avengers Infinity War, Tropic Thunder, Bullets or Ballots, I'm Still Here, Altered States, Predator, Spartacus, Savage Messiah, In the Fade, Aliens, Suburbicon, The Daughter of...

Duration:02:15:29

Episode 33 - Gerry

4/30/2018
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This week we're joined once again by John Ryan to discuss Jonathan's pick, Gus van Sant's Gerry. We also talk other stuff we watched, answer listener feedback, and veer off into uncharted territory more than once. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers/Best Squibs 13:10 - What We Watched: Boss Baby, Geostorm, Isle of Dogs, The Outsiders, Ex Libris, The Game, Dead Man, Battle of the Sexes, BPM (Beats Per Minute), Austin Powers, Testament: Elijah, The Good Fairy, You Were Never...

Duration:02:51:08

Episode 32 - The Apartment

4/24/2018
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This week we're joined once again by John Ryan to discuss his pick, The Apartment. We also get into other stuff we watched as well as your feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 8:38 - What We Watched: Trash Humpers, I, Tonya, Young Mr. Lincoln, Black Panther, Goodfellas, Double Indemnity, The Major and the Minor, Last Days, Andre the Giant, Tour de Pharmacy, My Nights are More Beautiful than Your Days, The Adventures of Robin Hood, On the Silver Globe 1:35:20 - Deep Dive: The...

Duration:02:25:05

Episode 31 - Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

4/12/2018
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This week we dive into Peter Weir's maritime epic, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. We also talk trailers and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 5:40 - What We Watched: The Jinx, City of Industry, We Own the Night, Ace in the Hole, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Lady Bird, Mosquito Coast, Upstream Color, Barry 1:06:35 - Deep Dive: Master and Commander The Far Side of the World (2003) d. Peter Weir 1:36:06 - Outro/Next Episode...

Duration:01:47:12

Episode 30 - Persona

4/4/2018
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This week we talk Ingmar Bergman's film, Persona. We also get into other stuff we watched as well as some feedback (sort of). Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/First Reformed Trailer/Dune remake 19:15 - What We Watched: As You Are, Snatch, Mother, Paths of Glory, Eyes Wide Shut, California Typewriter, I Am Not Your Negro, Highway, The Three Musketeers, A Knight's Tale, Roseanne 1:35:13 - Deep Dive: Persona (1966) d. Ingmar Bergman 2:09:02 - Feedback (sort of): John Ryan replies to...

Duration:02:22:42

Episode 29 - Blade

3/26/2018
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This week we get together to discuss Jonathan's coin-flip pick, Blade. We also discuss the new trailers for Cobra Kai and Under the Silver Lake as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/News/Trailers 17:41 - What We Watched: The Jinx, Bad Lieutenant Port of Call New Orleans, Atlanta, Dog Star Man, Vertigo, Primer 55:17 - Deep Dive: Blade (1998) dir. Stephen Norrington 1:21:11 - Outro/Next Episode feedback@filmyakpodcast.com

Duration:01:37:05

Episode 28 - The Fan

3/20/2018
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This week we welcome our old friend Ruston to the show to discuss The Fan. We also talk other stuff we watched, news and trailers, and answer listener feedback from former host, Jordan. Stay tuned to the end for our first ever coin-flip-decided deep dive. Thanks for listening, Enjoy! (Apologies for the mic trouble) 0:00 - Intro/News/Trailers 11:07 - What We Watched: Event Horizon, Children of Men, In the Name of the Father, The Last of the Finest, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kong Skull...

Duration:01:52:18

Episode 27 - The World's End

3/12/2018
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This week we get together and talk Kevin's pick, the conclusion of the Cornetto Trilogy, The World's End. We also talk Oscar winners, speeches, and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Oscar Winners 17:39 - What We Watched: Fear and Desire, Killer's Kiss, One Hour Photo, Waco, Lolita, Brian Eno: 1971-1977 - The Man Who Fell To Earth, Darkon, Who's That Knocking on My Door? 58:15 - Deep Dive: The World's End (2013) dir. Edgar Wright 1:28:13 - Outro/Next Episode...

Duration:01:36:36

Episode 26 - Annihilation

3/5/2018
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This week we get together to talk Alex Garland's filmography including writing credits, Dredd and The Beach as well as his two directing efforts, Ex Machina and the recently released Annihilation. We also talk other stuff we watched and answer your feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 3:35 - What We Watched: Arrival, Queen of the Desert, The Beach, Primer, The Wind Rises, Dredd 30:35 - Deep Dive #1: Ex Machina (2014) dir. Alex Garland 59:16 - Deep Dive #2: Annihilation...

Duration:01:31:13

Episode 25 - Romeo + Juliet

2/26/2018
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Coming this week straight from Kevin's kitchen, we're back to discuss Baz Luhrmann's vision of Shakespeare, Romeo + Juliet. We also talk other stuff we watched as well as news and your feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 5:47 - News: Danny Boyle for Bond 25, Thy Kingdom Come trailer, Cobra Kai trailer 18:49 - What We Watched: Kingsmen The Golden Circle, Marathon Man, The Florida Project, Finding Vivian Maier, The Merchant of Four Seasons, Ingrid Goes West, 12 Angry Men,...

Duration:01:55:10

Episode 24 - Watership Down

2/16/2018
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This week we are joined by John R. to discuss Kevin's pick, Watership Down. Listen as we debate whether or not it is strictly a children's film. We also discuss the recent Criterion flash sale, the passing of Johann Johannsson, as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro/RIP Johannsson/Criterion Sale 13:56 - What We Watched: Darkest Hour, Hard Eight, Lost in Translation, Miami Vice, Coming to America, Logan Lucky, Den of Thieves, Last Flag Flying, Manhunter, The...

Duration:01:57:42

Episode 23 - Barry Lyndon

2/9/2018
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This week we talk our second 3+ hour, late 19th century European epic in a row with Jonathan's pick, Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon. We also talk Tarantino's unseemly comments about Polanski as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers/News 19:44 - What We Watched: Stargate, mother!, Cartoon College, Song to Song, Haxan, The Departed, Dunkirk, Star Trek Deep Space Nine Season Four, Badlands, High School 1:28:40 - Deep Dive: Barry Lyndon (1975) dir....

Duration:02:20:45

Episode 22 - Amadeus

2/3/2018
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This week we discuss the 8-time Academy Award winning film, Amadeus as well as the recent Academy Award nominations. Plus we get into other stuff we watched including Hostiles and Highlander. There can be only one...episode in which we discuss Christopher Lambert's accent at length. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 4:27 - Academy Award Nominations/Trailer fatigue 23:09 - What We Watched: Highlander, Raising Arizona, Titicut Follies, Hostiles, The Sweet Smell of Success, American...

Duration:01:31:12

Episode 21: Possession/The Double

1/23/2018
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This week we take the plunge twice for a doppelganger double feature and talk Possession and The Double. We also dig in and battle over the divisive Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets plus lots of other stuff we watched including Phantom Thread, The Post, and Call Me By Your Name. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 2:44 - What We Watched: Sugarland Express, David Bowie The Last Five Years, The Vault, The Naked Island, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Come and See,...

Duration:02:06:43

Episode 20 - The Dirties

1/12/2018
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On our 20th episode we discuss Matt Johnson's The Dirties and Operation Avalanche. We also talk the Golden Globes ceremony and winners and other stuff we watched. Plus we answer your feedback! Thanks for listening. 0:00 - Intro/Golden Globes 12:16 - What We Watched: David Bowie The Last Five Years, Die Hard, Molly's Game, 12 Angry Men, Only God Forgives, Dead Presidents, Room 666, Platoon, Operation Avalanche 1:22:35 - Deep Dive: The Dirties (2013) dir. Matt Johnson 1:42:02 - Feedback:...

Duration:01:56:46

Episode 18 - Escape from New York/End of the Year Special

12/28/2017
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It's our special end-of-the-year special! We're talking Jonathan's pick, John Carpenter's Escape from New York as well as our best and worst films of the year. Plus we answer your feedback and talk other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 9:08 - What We Watched: Spring Breakers , Highway Patrolman , Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets , The Nightmare Before Christmas , The Sound and the Fury , The Shape of Water , Downsizing , A Ghost Story , Silence , The...

Duration:02:21:55

Episode 17 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi/Bug

12/19/2017
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We return after a week off with a special double deep dive episode in which we talk William Friedkin's psychological horror, Bug as well as the new-to-theaters blockbuster, Star Wars The Last Jedi. Plus we talk other stuff we watched including Star Wars The Force Awakens. Enjoy and thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 3:14 - What We Watched: Inglorious Basterds , The Wolf of Wall Street , The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo , Gone Girl , Star Wars The Force Awakens , Eraserhead , The Elephant...

Duration:02:15:06

Episode 16 - The Bad Sleep Well

12/11/2017
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On this week's episode we debate the merit of Kevin's pick, The Bad Sleep Well. Plus we talk the new Alita Battle Angel trailer as well as Tarantino's possible foray into the world of Star Trek and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 12:49 - What We Watched: The Disaster Artist , The Truman Show , The Straight Story , The Departed , Star Trek Generations , Star Trek Insurrection , Star Trek Nemesis , Hellraiser , Lady Bird , Europa , Ivan's Childhood , The Curious...

Duration:01:31:35

Episode 15 - Inland Empire

12/1/2017
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This week we get together to discuss David Lynch's last feature film to date, Inland Empire. Plus, we lament the idea of a Denis Villeneuve-helmed Dune adaptation and we talk news and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro 16:53 - What We Watched: Jackass , World on a Wire , Sweet Virginia , The Witch , Wonder Woman (again), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri , Polytechnique , Time Masters , Rock & Rule, Wind River , Godless , Grizzly Man , Army of Shadows...

Duration:01:55:56

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