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Her

9/17/2018
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This week, Trystan and I talk about Her, subverted expectations, and super natural pants. We also refrain from comparing Her to Lost in Translation, as that is coming up in a special mini episode to be posted soon! Next episode: Monday, September 23, 2018 - Em and I kick off the Halloween season by celebrating the 50th anniversary or the George Romero classic Night of the Living Dead, which neither of us have ever seen in its entirety! Marvel Monday will return on Monday, October 1, 2018...

Duration:02:59:01

Lost in Translation

9/10/2018
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This week, Trystan and I talk about Lost in Translation, watermelon-flavored bubble gum, and the privacy rights of fictional characters. We also debate the overall mopiness level of this movie. Next episode: Monday, September 17, 2018 - Trystan and I will be back to talk about Her. Keep an ear out for a follow-up Lost in Translation vs. Her compare and contrast episode, too! Marvel Monday will return on Monday, October 1, 2018 - Sami and Bryan join me and Trystan to talk about Guardians...

Duration:02:32:44

Marvel Monday - Captain America: The Winter Solider

9/3/2018
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This week, Bryan joins me and Trystan for this month's Marvel Monday flick, Captain American: The Winter Soldier. We have no regrets as we talk about comic books vs. movies, hair blunders, and that Black Window Laura Bush suit. Next episode: Monday, September 10, 2018 - Trystan and I talk about Lost in Translation to celebrate the upcoming 15th anniversary. Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at Patroen!...

Duration:01:52:12

Martha Marcy May Marlene

8/27/2018
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This week, Em and I talk about the 2001 indie psychological drama, Martha Marcy May Marlene. A quick warning for those who have not seen it: this movie does depict some upsetting abuses against women which are discussed in this episode, though we touch much more of the themes and film making techniques of the movie overall more so than the graphic nature of the film. Next episode: Monday, September 3, 2018 - Marvel Mondays returns witj Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Joining me and...

Duration:01:39:55

Pleasantville

8/20/2018
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This week, my sister Jessie and I talk about Pleasantville to celebrate its upcoming 20th anniversary! We ponder Toby McGuire's relevance, discuss how remake of this movie could be better, and forget a lot of names. Next episode: Monday, August 27, 2018 - Em and I discuss Martha Marcy May Marlene. Marvel Mondays will return on Monday, September 3, 2018, with Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Joining me and Trystan for that one is special guest co-host Bryan! Follow Griddy Films on...

Duration:01:06:48

Annihilation (Spoiler Discussion!)

8/13/2018
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This week, I am joined by Trystan, Em, and Jessie to talk about Annihilation! This is a super spoilery discussion about my favorite movie of 2018 and I'll leave it at that. Oh, and I also refer to Alex Garland as Jeff Garland at one point, but I catch it later! Since I was so excited to talk about this movie, I jumped in without properly introducing it. So, Annihilation is written and directed by Jeff Garland and is staring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva...

Duration:02:18:37

Marvel Monday: Thor: The Dark World

8/6/2018
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Trystan and I talk with special guest co-host Em about Thor: The Dark World, sea bass, and the nerve of not thinking about Moonstruck. We also discuss the unnessary superhero romance on steroids within this movie. Next episode: Monday, August 13, 2018 - A powerhouse of guests including Trystan, Em, and Jessie join me to talk about Annihilation and I cannot wait to share this conversation! Marvel Mondays will return on Monday, September 3, 2018, with Captain America: The Winter Soldier....

Duration:02:22:26

A Tale of Two Sisters

7/30/2018
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My sister Jessie and I celebrate Sister's Day by talking about the South Korean horror film A Tale of Two Sisters, the evolution of horror film at the turn of the century, and how our perception of the film has changed over the last 10 years since we last saw it. We also talk about the Hallmark-card vs. Hitchcockian filmmaking techniques used throught the movie and debate whether or not it works. Next episode: Marvel Mondays returns with Thor: The Dark World. Joining me and Trystan is...

Duration:01:32:10

Juno

7/23/2018
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Celebrate Parent's Day a day late as my mom Melissa and my dad Mark talk with me about Juno, confusing time periods, and those awful gym shorts. We also disect the themes of motherhood, childhood vs. innocense, and what makes a family. Next episode: Monday, July 30, 2018 - Celebrate Sisters' Day with me and my sister Jessie as we talk about A Tale of Two Sisters! Marvel Mondays will return on Monday, August 6, 2018, with Thor: The Dark World. Joining me and Trystan for that one is...

Duration:01:29:54

Die Hard

7/16/2018
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Ho, ho, ho. Trystan and I celebrate 30 years of Die Hard by watching the movie for the first time and talking about gender-related film theories, the steam business, and glorious late '80s fashion. We also talk about my deep-rooted bias against action movies and call for sugestions for the greatest action movies ever made. You can tweet us your suggests to @GriddyFilms or shoot us an email at griddyfilms@gmail.com The article mentioned in the episode is Yvonne Tasker's "Dumb Movies for...

Duration:01:28:19

The Hours

7/9/2018
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My friend Em and I talk about The Hours, Margot freaking Martindale, and that uncomfortable kiss. We also get serious and talk about mental illness, important functions of film, and the poor portrayal of an AIDS patient. Next episode: Monday, July 16, 2018 - Trystan and I celebrate 30 years of Die Hard by watching it for the very first time! Marvel Mondays will return on Monday, August 6, 2018, with Thor: The Dark World. Joining me and Trystan for that one is special guest co-host...

Duration:02:07:15

Marvel Mondays: Iron Man 3

7/2/2018
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Trystan and I talk about Iron Man 3, girl power, extreme magma people, and that sweet Mandarin Twist! I also erroneously attribute Die Hard to Shane Black, but will make up for it by watching Die Hard for the first time and reviewing it for the upcoming 30th anniversary! Send us your recipes for a Mandarin Twist cocktail at griddyfilms@gmail.com and we'll give you a shout out in our next Marvel Monday review! Next episode: Monday, July 9, 2018 - Guest co-host Em and I talk about the...

Duration:02:12:11

The Fifth Element

6/29/2018
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My friends Sami and Bryan and I talk about The Fifth Element, the most 90s things I've ever seen, and the food technologies we look forward to most. I also find a way to talk about Natalie Portman in a movie she's not even in! Next Episode: Marvel Mondays returns on Monday, July 2, 2018 for a dicussion of Iron Man 3! Also, from this point forward, reviews will only be posted on Mondays with the first Monday of every month being Marvel Monday. Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram,...

Duration:01:26:06

Fargo

6/22/2018
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My mom, Melissa, and I talk about Fargo, sociopaths, geography, and one of the funniest American movies of the 20th century? We also have way too much trouble pronouncing the name Gaear. It's not that hard, past selves! Plus, my mom thinks she's too cool for the grid - you only get away with that once, Mom! Trystan and I are taking a brief break from the Marvel Moday reviews but Nitty Griddy Reviews will be back on Friday, June 29 for a review of The Fifth Element, with special guest...

Duration:01:54:10

Superman: The Movie

6/15/2018
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Happy Father's Day! Today, to celebrate Superman's 80th birthday and the upcoming 40th anniversary of this movie, my Dad, Mark (the biggest Superman fan I know), and I talk about Superman: The Movie, believing a man can fly, and the atrocity of, "Can You Read My Mind?" We also get a little distracted talking about our favorite iterations of Superman/Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Lex Luthor. Trystan and I are taking a brief break from the Marvel Moday reviews but Nitty Griddy Reviews will be...

Duration:01:38:28

Jurassic Park

6/8/2018
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Jurassic Park celebrates it's 25th anniversary this year, so my friends Sami and Bryan join me to discuss one of the best movies ever made, living on Hawaii when the movie was filmed, and so, so many bangs. I also lement the fact that my college education did not include more Jurassic Park, and I stand by it. Trystan and I are taking a brief break from the Marvel Moday reviews but Nitty Griddy Reviews will be back on Friday, June 15 for a review of Superman: The Movie, with special guest...

Duration:01:29:47

Marvel Mondays: The Avengers

6/4/2018
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Trystan and I talk about The Avengers, the lost art of midnight showings, and newfound fallibilities within Joss Whedon's oeuvre. We also swear kinda sorta a lot because Avengers! F*** Yeah!! Trystan and I will be taking a two week break from Marvel Mondays, but will return on Monday, June 25, 2018 to begin phase two with Iron Man 3. Next non-Marvel Episode - Friday, June 8, 2018 - Jurassic Park! Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films...

Duration:02:24:09

The Truman Show

6/1/2018
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The Truman show turns 20! The celebrate, Jessie and I talk about The Truman Show, Napstering our favorite movie scores as children, and the dark side of reality TV. We also get pretty far off topic more than once, but I don't even feel a little bad about it. Next Marvel Monday Episode - Monday, June 4, 2018 - The Avengers! Next non-Marvel Episode - Friday, June 8, 2018 - Jurassic Park! Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at...

Duration:01:25:20

Marvel Mondays: Captain America: The First Avenger

5/28/2018
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Trystan and I talk about Captain America: The First Avenger, a proverbial fence on which I seem to be spending a lot of time, and so much cheese. Trystan also pretends like he saw Cleopatra 2525 "while chaning channels" - nice try, buddy. Next Marvel Monday Episode - Monday, June 4, 2018 - The Avengers! Next non-Marvel Episode - Friday, June 8, 2018 - The Truman Show Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at Patroen!...

Duration:01:48:45

2001: A Space Odyssey

5/25/2018
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My sister, Jessie, and I talk about 2001: A Space Odyssey, the great unknown, and offensive hair. I also forget James Joyce's name and refer to him as "the same guy who wrote Ulysses" - my bad. Next Marvel Monday Episode - Monday, May 28, 2018 - Captain America: The First Avenger Next non-Marvel Episode - Friday, June 1, 2018 - The Truman Show Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at Patroen!...

Duration:01:03:04