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In this free podcast, Eric Thirteen and Michael Koester discuss two movies in-depth using their favorite tools: blasphemy, skepticism, dirty words and bloodlust. Double Feature takes a positive look at films of all genres, and finds even horror and exploitation movies have amazing things to offer.

In this free podcast, Eric Thirteen and Michael Koester discuss two movies in-depth using their favorite tools: blasphemy, skepticism, dirty words and bloodlust. Double Feature takes a positive look at films of all genres, and finds even horror and exploitation movies have amazing things to offer.

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

In this free podcast, Eric Thirteen and Michael Koester discuss two movies in-depth using their favorite tools: blasphemy, skepticism, dirty words and bloodlust. Double Feature takes a positive look at films of all genres, and finds even horror and exploitation movies have amazing things to offer.

Language:

English


Episodes

Spirited Away + Isle of Dogs

8/7/2020
A brand new journey begins. This multi-part exploration of Studio Ghibli and stop motion sends Double Feature on an adventure to further understand animation. In the first part, Spirited Away takes a unique look at the coming of age genre … Continue reading →

Palm Springs + Color Out of Space

7/31/2020
Existential dread, modern living and cosmic horror! Palm Springs as more than meets the eye. Copying once is theft, copying many times is a sub-genre. Each step of escalation. Having the cake and then also eating the cake you have … Continue reading →

Duration:00:49:32

First Cow + The Rider

7/25/2020
Animals and poverty. First Cow and the struggle to start without capital. The Rider makes a case for unavoidable metaphor. When a cow is mysteriously the first, two double feature hosts with stumble through a longline exercise. Cookie meets the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:42:51

Once Upon a Time in the West + Four Flies on Grey Velvet

7/18/2020
Ennio Morricone through casual viewing. Italy gives exploitation a high-art spin. Totally unintentional: Dario Argento appears everywhere. How Once Upon a Time in the West creates tension differently than the well-cited Mexican stand-off. The Sergio Leone color coded hat system … Continue reading →

Duration:00:44:49

Jennifer’s Body + The Bling Ring

7/10/2020
Movies that deserve a second look! The secrets overlooked with Jennifer’s Body and The Bling Ring. The creative triangle of Karyn Kusama, Diablo Cody and Megan Fox. What the original theatrical audience missed about Jennifer’s Body. The strongest voice in … Continue reading →

Duration:00:44:48

Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse + Bandersnatch

7/4/2020
New to the podcast? Start here! In a brand new run of the podcast: considering canon in the multi-verse! How Into the Spider-Verse breathes new life into Spider-Man. Various animation tricks that work in both substantive and stylistic ways. Bringing … Continue reading →

Duration:00:48:25

Double Feature Year 12 Finale

6/27/2020
Go to Patreon.com/DoubleFeature for access to all previous episodes of Double Feature! A brand new run of the show resets next episode. For now, here’s a spoiler-free look back at the twelfth year of Double Feature. Each year of Double … Continue reading →

Duration:00:52:08

Southland Tales + Spider

6/18/2020
Exasperated final episode of Double Feature. Eric’s relationship with Richard Kelly. The newfound cult status of Southland Tales. Donnie Darko and Michael’s tonal whiplash of seeing Southland Tales for the first time. A movie from another timeline. Why did everyone … Continue reading →

Duration:00:51:09

Sorry to Bother You + Bulworth

6/12/2020
BLM and Capitalism. Americans hold power to account as The Brands cash in. On the seventeenth day of Black Lives Matter protests in the United States, workers and corporations are both forced to find the right framing for returning to … Continue reading →

Duration:00:47:05

Redbelt + Blade Runner 2049

6/4/2020
The final stop in a look at the roles of writer and cinematographer with David Mamet and Roger Deakins.

Duration:00:49:52

Tomboy + Bubble

5/28/2020
The non-actor.

Duration:00:54:53

Avatar + Greener Grass

5/21/2020
Another world, where things never made sense to begin with. A bizarre world. A more relatable world. Michael is a dog, now, and Double Feature leaves Earth to cover Avatar and Greener Grass. Bending elements. Tweet Michael if you’re not … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:32

Barking Dogs Never Bite + Mother

5/14/2020
A much deserved look at the work of Bong Joon-ho. An update on virtual cinema!

Duration:00:43:50

The Shock of the Future + TFW NO GF

5/7/2020
Amazon’s SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection. An isolation Double Feature provides a look into one of the early attempts to recreate some of the film festival experience as most of the world remains on COVID-19 lock down.

Duration:00:50:06

The House by the Cemetery + Three Colors Red

4/30/2020
A final trip to to the loose-trilogies of Lucio Fulci and Krzysztof Kieślowski.

Duration:00:44:03

Zombi Child + Extra Ordinary

4/23/2020
Exploring Virtual Cinema with a stay inside and do a virtual séance double feature. What is virtual cinema? How virtual cinema differs from VOD in both spirit and practice. The unspoken blow to independent film in the time of COVID-19. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:00

Contagion + Demolition Man

4/16/2020
Shelf life. How movies fall in and out of touch with society. Relatability is a circle. Eric’s new film Antrum is the deadliest film ever made and also the number one trending movie on Amazon Prime!

Duration:00:49:27

Vanya on 42nd Street + The Village

4/9/2020
David Mamet and Roger Deakins reconvene as Double Feature looks at the guiding hand. A complete deconstruction of what it even means to “write” a film. Also: the secret holy trinity of horror cinematography.

Duration:00:47:56

Raging Bull + American History X

4/2/2020
Tragic masculinity examined as Double Feature covers movies people have actually heard of!

Duration:00:45:15

The Hunt + Emma

3/26/2020
EMERGENCY EPISODE. Film in the time of Coronavirus. Universal sends their theatrical releases straight to VOID as the country joins a world-wide shut down for COVID 19. Modern and period pieces on class are left in the past by a … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:00