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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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English


Episodes

Episode 49 - Misery

9/24/2018
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This week we record a shorter episode featuring Kevin's pick, Misery. We also talk at length about the new Nicolas Cage film, Mandy as well as other stuff Kevin watched and that big James Bond news. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/News 9:12 - What We Watched: Mandy, Personal Shopper, Crazy Rich Asians 39:15 - Deep Dive: Misery (1990) d. Rob Reiner 59:19 - Outro/50th Episode Plans feedback@filmyakpodcast.com

Duration:01:03:16

Episode 48 - Werckmeister Harmonies

9/19/2018
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This week we get together and discuss Jonathan's latest slowcore cinema classic pick, Werckmeister Harmonies. We also talk several new and potentially exciting trailers as well as other stuff we watched. Plus we continue to trash the A Star is Born trailer. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 18:56 - What We Watched: Red Dragon, Too Funny to Fail, Swiss Army Man, Magic, No Country for Old Men, A Quiet Place, Marie Antoinette, Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, Blame it...

Duration:02:10:45

Episode 47 - The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

9/4/2018
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This week we gather to discuss the original The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. We also talk the trailer for True Detective Season 3 and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 18:54 - What We Watched: Guessing Kevin's star rating for Vanilla Sky, Billy Wilder movies, You've Got Mail, Tully, Aloha, Die Hard with a Vengeance, Below Her Mouth, 42 Up, Anatomy of a Murder, Good Night and Good Luck, Sleepless, A Quiet Place, Die Nibelungen Siegfried, Beirut,...

Duration:02:26:28

Episode 46 - Vanilla Sky

8/20/2018
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This week we talk Cameron Crowe's much maligned 2001 film, Vanilla Sky. We also talk trailers, other stuff we watched and our favorite cinematic vehicles. Thanks for listening. Enjoy!

Duration:02:17:38

Episode 45 - Dante's Inferno

8/6/2018
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In this week’s episode we talk Kevin’s pick, the uncategorizable Dante’s Inferno from 2007. We also talk the new trailers for Lizzie and If Beale Street Could Talk, Mission Impossible Fallout, plus other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! Trailers – Lizzie, If Beale Street Could Talk What We Watched – The Face of Another, Mission Impossible Franchise + Fallout, A Serious Man, Rain Man, Tully, Dogtooth, Cabin Boy, The Belly of an Architect, Seven Days in May, Cliffhanger,...

Duration:02:22:19

Episode 44 - The Face of Another

7/31/2018
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This week, Kevin, JR, and Jonathan go it alone to discuss Jonathan’s pick, The Face of Another; Jonathan and JR’s heads explode when Kevin talks cutting crucial scenes from The Thin Red Line; Plus we talk trailers and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 – Intro/Trailers 12:37 – What We Watched: You Were Never Really Here, New York, New York, The Last Man on the Moon, Leave No Trace, The Adventures of Tintin, Ready Player One, The Intouchables, The Thin Red Line, The...

Duration:02:01:57

Episode 43 - In the Mood For Love

7/23/2018
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John Ryan (JR) is back this week and has brought along his favorite movie of all time for our 43rd deep dive. We also talk the new trailer for Glass as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/News/Trailers 20:32 - What We Watched: 15:17 to Paris, Full Metal Jacket, Letter Never Sent, Neal Brennan 3 Mics, Salvador, THX 1138, The Stranger, Chappaquiddick, A Fantastic Woman, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore, Unsane 1:49:33 - Deep Dive: In the Mood For...

Duration:02:33:51

Episode 42 - Big Trouble in Little China

7/17/2018
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0:00 - Intro/News 17:15 - What We Watched: The Brave, Thunderheart, Sicario Day of the Soldado, Jurassic World, Tangerine, A Sound of Thunder, Transformers The Last Knight, Marie Antoinette, 12 Years a Slave, Tombstone, Timecop, Hard Rain, The Lobster, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, First Reformed, Thor Ragnarok, Repo Man 1:42:18 - Deep Dive: Big Trouble in Little China (1986) d. John Carpenter 2:06:54 - Feedback from Jordan/Assholes in movies 2:14:30 - Outro/Next Episode...

Duration:02:16:55

Episode 41 - The Florida Project

7/9/2018
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This week we welcome guest cohost Park to discuss his pick, The Florida Project. We also talk the death of Robby Muller as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Robby Muller/Criterion sale pick ups 10:32 - What We Watched: Inside Llewyn Davis, Sicario Day of the Soldado, JFK, Children of Men, Black Panther, Gimme Danger, The Virgin Suicides 1:26:48 - *The Florida Project (2017) d. Sean Baker 2:13:57 - Outro/Next Episode feedback@filmyakpodcast.com

Duration:02:18:37

Episode 40 - Found

7/2/2018
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This week we welcome guest cohost Winston and discuss his pick, Found. We also talk the newly released Mandy trailer as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 12:29 - What We Watched: Senses, The Stanford Prison Experiment, The Wrong Man, L’argent, Incredibles 2, Arrival, Entourage The Movie, The Godfather Part III, Deadpool 2, The Last Laugh, War Dogs, Moonlight 1:08:47 - Deep Dive: Found (2012) d. Scott Schirmer 1:43:31 - Outro/Next Episode...

Duration:01:45:43

Episode 39 - Talk Radio

6/25/2018
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This week we pore over Oliver Stone's underdiscussed Talk Radio. We also talk the re-return of Roseanne (sans Roseanne), the new Creed II trailer, and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailer/News 15:59 - What We Watched: Mystery Train, Woodshock, Transcendence, Ghost Dog, The Professional, The Last Exorcism, The Road, Coffee and Cigarettes, Broken Flowers, One-Eyed Jacks, The Magnificent Seven, Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing...

Duration:02:33:46

Episode 38 - The Mirror

6/21/2018
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This week we welcome back long-lost cohost Jonathan and talk his pick, The Mirror. We also talk the new Dumbo live action remake trailer and other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! feedback@filmyakpodcast.com

Duration:02:14:54

Episode 37 - Brazil

6/13/2018
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This week we talk Brazil (again sans Jonathan). We also talk loads of new trailers as well as other stuff we watched. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 18:03 - What We Watched: RGB, Fadgadget by Frank Tovey, Tig Notaro Happy to Be Here, Solo A Star Wars Story, Pulp Fiction, Atlanta, Thoroughbreds, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Twin Peaks The Return, Hotel Artemis, The Witch, Suspiria, Toast of London 1:32:19 - Deep Dive: Brazil (1985) d. Terry Gilliam 2:08:09 - Outro/Next Episode...

Duration:02:12:54

Episode 36 - Fat City

6/4/2018
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This week we get together to discuss J.R.'s first ever Film Yak pick. We also talk some new trailers, other stuff we watched, plus listener feedback. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 25:09 - What We Watched: Fahrenheit 451, Galipoli, Cassette A Documentary Mixtape, Bull Durham, Super Dark Times, Dumb The Story of Big Brother Magazine, Nazarin, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Basic, Dawson City Frozen Time, Reservoir Dogs, Canyon Forge 1:27:03 - Deep Dive: Fat City (1972) d....

Duration:02:28:56

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 - The 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, The 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...

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