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A fun movie chat from Arturo Zurita & Zach Shevich dropping every Tuesday on YouTube, Soundcloud and iTunes!

A fun movie chat from Arturo Zurita & Zach Shevich dropping every Tuesday on YouTube, Soundcloud and iTunes!

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A fun movie chat from Arturo Zurita & Zach Shevich dropping every Tuesday on YouTube, Soundcloud and iTunes!

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@IntercutPod

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English


Episodes

BEST FILMS OF THE DECADE

2/18/2020
The 2010s were packed with great movies but which stand out from the decade? Art & Zach are joined by Amanda the Jedi to discuss some of their favorite films. SKIP TO... 01:23 Our Methodology 03:26 Honorable Mentions 06:00 The Social Network 11:34 Brigsby Bear 14:04 Exit Through The Gift Shop 16:21 Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World 20:52 Hereditary 26:10 Swiss Army Man 30:15 Silver Linings Playbook 33:06 The Raid 35:30 Minding the Gap 37:59 Her 41:29 Enemy 43:19 Eighth Grade 45:52 Nightcrawler...

Duration:01:38:40

LIVE FROM SUNDANCE 2020, A RECAP & THE BEST MOVIES #69

2/14/2020
From the snowy mountains of Park City, Utah, Art & Zach break down all the films you need to know coming out of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Joined by Amanda the Jedi and Alina Montemayor, we're going through every feature length section in the Sundance program, from Documentary Premieres to U.S. Dramatic. Splashy premieres like Downhill, Never Rarely Sometimes Always and Promising Young Woman. Buzzworthy movies like Bad Hair, Minari and Zola. Hidden gems like Black Bear, Charm City...

Duration:02:18:14

1917 | Let Us Explain

1/11/2020
1917 (2019) Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes has made a variety of notable films and his latest, 1917, is an immersive recreation of a World War I stand-off between the British and the Germans in Northern France. Teaming up with the extraordinarily talented cinematographer Roger Deakins, 1917 is filmed to look like two long, uncut shots, a remarkable technical achievement; however, is it more impressive than good? Art & Zach are joined by Intern Fernando to analyze this potential Best...

Duration:00:38:49

BEST MOVIES OF 2019

1/6/2020
2019 proved to be one of the best years for movies of the past decade. Film festivals like Sundance and TIFF helped launch great movies like The Farewell and Jojo Rabbit. Neon made its case to be the next great indie distributor after releasing Parasite and Portrait of a Lady on Fire. And Netflix continued its mission to become one of the major studios by producing films from master filmmakers. But in a year full of great films, what will ultimately be #1? Amanda the Jedi joins Art & Zach to...

Duration:01:49:40

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker | Let Us Explain

12/31/2019
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (2019) The conclusion (?) of an epic space opera. The battle between the first order and the resistance. A tug of war between directors J.J. Abrams and Rian Johnson. A disagreement between intern Fernando and the co-hosts Art & Zach. It's time for The Rise of Skywalker. SKIP TO... How does it rank among Star Wars movies? 01:38 A fitting end to the new trilogy? 03:34 SPOILERS Was TROS a rebuke of The Last Jedi? 12:30 New creatures / worlds 18:39 Chewbacca...

Duration:01:15:54

BEST TV SHOWS OF 2019

12/31/2019
The BEST TV Shows of 2019; from HBO to Netflix, Amazon to cable, we're discussing our favorites. Art, Zach and Producer Fernando round out their Top 10s, talk about what just missed the cut, and list the best TV episodes of the year. SKIP TO... Shows We Missed 02:00 Honorable Mentions 05:39 The Mandalorian 10:07 I Think You Should Leave 12:20 Russian Doll 14:07 Game of Thrones 16:16 A Black Lady Sketch Show 18:58 BoJack Horseman 21:00 Russian Doll 24:40 Broad City 25:55 Unbelievable 27:58...

Duration:01:29:34

Uncut Gems | Let Us Explain

12/18/2019
UNCUT GEMS (2019) This is how we win. An anxiety-fueled vision of New York City's Diamond District from Josh and Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems stars Adam Sandler as a degenerate gambler who gets his hands on an immensely valuable stone. With an impressive cast including LaKeith Stanfield and Idina Menzel, as well as Kevin Garnett and The Weeknd playing themselves, the film is full of charismatic people giving great performances. It's also an intensly uncomfortable experience at times. Join Art,...

Duration:00:37:58

WHAT IS A SYNDERCUT AND CAN YOU WATCH THE IRISHMAN CHALLENGE #68

12/15/2019
How many sittings did you watch 'The Irishman' in and have you apologized to FilmTwitter for that yet? How many lines of dialog does an Oscar nomination earn you? Is it uncouth to review the movie you were fired from on Letterboxd? Asking for a director friend on that last one. Answering all these questions, plus What We're Watching and an awards season update with Art, Zach and producer/intern Fernando on this episode of the podcast! NOTE: We are posting this episode a bit late due to...

Duration:01:23:39

WHICH FILM FESTIVAL SHOULD I GO TO & YAY OR NAY BEST PICTURE #67

12/14/2019
We're opening up our table to more guests for Thanksgiving. Art & Zach are joined by returning guest Chase Azarian, as well as producer/intern Fernando, to discuss what we've been watching as the year winds down. Also, what film festival is the best first film festival to attend? And Yay or Nay on Best Picture. NOTE: This video is a couple weeks late due to some technical difficulties. Thanks for your patience, we hope you enjoy it! SKIP TO... WHAT WE'RE WATCHING Grammy nominations 04:30...

Duration:01:19:15

Dark | Let Us Explain

12/4/2019
Dark is a German science fiction thriller series on Netflix currently in between its 2nd and 3rd seasons. After two children go missing from a small German town, dark secrets and double lives are exposed in this puzzle-filled show. Rhianna from Rhiannatoria joins Art and Zach to break down the convoluted mysteries of Netflix's Dark. SKIP TO... Attempting to explain the show 03:14 Decoding the timeline 08:52 SPOILERS Holding up to scrutiny 15:24 Expectations for Season 3 24:56 If you like...

Duration:00:39:41

Portrait of a Lady on Fire | Let Us Explain SPOILERS

12/3/2019
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE (2019) A painter is commissioned to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman betrothed by her mother to a man in another country. The two women come to find they have more in common than they had expected. Amanda the Jedi and Alina Montemayor join Art & Zach to break down Celine Sciamma's exquisite period piece, 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire.' SKIP TO... What makes 'Portrait' stand out? 03:37 The relationship 09:47 The portraits 14:44 The role of women 16:32...

Duration:00:36:04

Greener Grass | Let Us Explain

12/3/2019
GREENER GRASS (2019) A hilarious and subversive look at suburban conformity. The mysterious and highly entertaining new comedy has layered jokes. What does it all mean? Join Art & Zach for answers on this edition of Let Us Explain. SKIP TO... What IS this movie? 02:19 Silly or smart? 06:18 SPOILERS Deciphering its meanings 11:46 A Sundance Story 20:27 If you like this podcast share it and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts! Facebook - Facebook.com/IntercutPod Instagram -...

Duration:00:34:32

DISNEY PLUS TAKES OVER STREAMING & 'IRISHMAN' HURTS BUTTS #66

11/22/2019
Disney Plus debuts. Marvel movies, Disney classics and Star Wars galore. What's up with The Mandalorion? Netflix and Nickelodeon team up. The Irishman devastates. James Deane rises again. Art and Zach break down the latest on Yay or Nay News plus What We're Watching and our Picks for the Week. SKIP TO... WHAT WE'RE WATCHING The Irishman 02:42 Death Stranding 11:24 YAY OR NAY NEWS NickFlix; Netflix & Nickelodeon Partnership 17:16 'Friends' Anniversary at HBO Max? 24:26 Oscars disqualify...

Duration:01:14:27

Marriage Story | Let Us Explain

11/22/2019
MARRIAGE STORY (2019) The story of a marriage falling apart as a family fights to stay together. Noah Baumbach's new film is an incisive look at divorce and the knots that are hardest to untie. With Adam Driver, Scarlet Johansson, Laura Dern, Ray Liotta, Alan Alda, Julie Hagerty and Merritt Weaver, Marriage Story is a Netflix film considered by many to be a strong contender for end-of-year awards. SKIP TO... Initial Thoughts & Acting 01:51 Realism 14:55 SPOILERS 19:48 Awards Potential 35:27...

Duration:00:45:09

WATCH MORNING SHOW ON AN IPHONE PLUS APPLE AND HBO MAX OUT #65

11/11/2019
AppleTV+ launches. HBO Max announces. Morning Show debuts. Thrones will return... at a later date. And Benioff & Weiss are out of another job. All this plus What We're Watching and Picks for the Week on Intercut 65! SKIP TO... WHAT WE'RE WATCHING Looking for Alaska (03:44) Morning Show (07:45) Parasite (11:38) The Lighthouse (14:43) Dolemite Is My Name (16:41) YAY OR NAY NEWS AppleTV+ joins streaming wars (19:35) 'Thrones' dies and lives again (25:02) Academy disqualifies "Lionheart" (29:29)...

Duration:01:20:19

The Irishman | Let Us Explain

10/31/2019
Young Robert De Niro, middle aged Robert De Niro and old Robert De Niro star in the new Martin Scorsese movie The Irishman. The film tells the story of a mob fixer over the course of several decades; as he comes up in the ranks of a crime syndicate through his involvement with Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino). Scorsese's nearly three and a half hour gangster epic is also a big gamble for Netflix who dropped over $160 million and much of their awards hopes onto The Irishman. Zach was at the World...

Duration:00:27:29

OLD MAN YELLS AT SUPERHERO MOVIE & BACK TO SCHOOL #64

10/30/2019
Some directors have an issue with superhero movies. Some countries have a problem with Tarantino movies. Some Jokers don't want to see another Joker. Art & Zach break down the latest in entertainment, PLUS What We're Watching and Picks for the Week! SKIP TO... WHAT WE'RE WATCHING Video Games 02:12 Undone 06:11 The Politician 07:54 Euphoria 12:58 Succession 18:09 YAY OR NAY NEWS 'Once Upon a Time...' Not in China 19:07 Jared Leto Tried to Stop the Joker 23:15 Paul Dano joins Batman 30:37...

Duration:01:20:06

Parasite - Let Us Explain & SPOILERS

10/16/2019
PARASITE (2019): All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. Director: Bong Joon-ho A heist of a lifestyle. Filmmaker Bong Joon-ho returns to his native country South Korea to direct his latest, and perhaps greatest film, Parasite. A movie that is part class examination and part caper, it tells the story of how one unemployed family sees an opportunity in a nearby rich...

Duration:00:38:54

FLEABAG TYPE OF NIGHT & MAKING FERNANDO JEALOUS #63

10/12/2019
The Emmys are over and Oscar season has just begun. Art & Zach are back from Toronto and joined by Producer Fernando to run through their highlights from the film festival as well as their thoughts on the Emmys. Also, what we've been watching and Picks for the Week! SKIP TO... Brought to you by 02:42 WHAT WE'RE WATCHING Black Lady Sketch Show 04:44 Ad Astra 10:31 Undone 13:26 TIFF RECAP Parasite 17:59 Poorly received premieres 22:32 A24 Hype Battle 24:47 Under the Radar picks 33:40 Awards...

Duration:01:16:04

The Boys - Let Us Explain SPOILERS w/ SayGoodnightKevin

10/11/2019
What happens when superheroes collide with capitalism? The Boys, Amazon Prime's massively popular new show, adapts the comic books of the same name into a subversive show full of expletives and gory violence. Kevin from SayGoodnightKevin joins Art & Zach to break down what they like about this new series. SayGoodnightKevin's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/saygoodnightkevin SKIP TO... General Thoughts 01:48 SPOILERS 10:09 Societal Commentary 11:38 Dark Themes 17:56 Other...

Duration:00:40:39