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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 53 - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs & Synecdoche New York

12/3/2018
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This week we're glory bound to discuss the Coens' latest as well as Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut. Thanks for listening. Enjoy!

Duration:02:01:21

Episode 52 - Crank

11/20/2018
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0:00 – Intro/News/Trailers 18:18 – What We Watched: Sorcerer, The Crossing Guard, Moana, First Man, Deadpool 2, Doctor Strange, The Death of Stalin, Robocop, Dallas Buyers Club, The Spy Who Dumped Me, No Country for Old Men, Death Bed: The Bed That Eats, The Thief and the Cobbler, Batman Mask of the Phantasm 1:21:31 – Deep Dive: Crank (2006) d. Neveldine/Taylor 1:49:17 – Next Episode/Jonathan’s Pick Filmyak.podiant.co feedback@filmyakpodcast.com

Duration:01:52:50

Episode 51 - The Crossing Guard

11/2/2018
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This week we gather to discuss Sean Penn's second directorial effort, The Crossing Guard. We also talk a backlog of what we watched plus the newest trailers to have dropped over the past couple of weeks. Thanks for listening. Enjoy! 0:00 - Intro/Trailers 10:56 - What We Watched: Guillermo Del Toro's Filmography, Mid90s, Disobedience, Fargo, Shivers, Hold the Dark, Dolores Claiborne, Day of the Outlaw, A Star is Born, Mandy, Logan, Hunt for the Wilderpeople 1:03:30 - Deep Dive: The Crossing...

Duration:01:31:51

Episode 50 - Top 50s + Four Deep Dives

10/22/2018
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We finally return with our 50th episode spectacular in which we talk our individual top 50 films of all time. Plus we do deep dives on four of our favorites from our top 50s. Strap in for our longest episode yet. Enjoy. Thanks for listening! 0:00 - Intro 2:15 - Deep Dive #1: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) d. Terry Jones 19:00 - Top 50-31 39:42 - Deep Dive #2: Julien Donkey-Boy (1999) d. Harmony Korine 59:43 - Top 30-21 1:08:54 - Deep Dive #3: Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) d. Alain Resnais...

Duration:03:37:31

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