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Marvel Monday: Ant-Man

11/12/2018
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This week, Trystan and I talk about the final Marvel Phase 2 movie, Ant-Man, in the final season one episode of Nitty Griddy Reviews! We talk about tropiness, Hope's awful modern lady hair cut, and Judy Greer. Did I mention we talk about tropiness? Season two returns January 2019 - don't forget to subscribe on iTunes or wherever you listen to podcast to make sure you don't miss an episode. Also, a handful of mini episodes will be posted during the between-season interim, so keep a look out...

Duration:01:50:44

Marvel Monday: Avengers: Age of Ultron

11/5/2018
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This week, Trystan and I talk about the penultimate Marvel Phase 2 movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, in the penultimate Nitty Griddy Reviews season 1 episode! We talk about Thor's hot tub, visual-looking bad-assery, and the weirdness of James Spader. We also have a lively sociological debate about Black Widow and Bruce Banner. Next episode: Nitty Griddy Reviews wraps up with the end of Marvel's phase 2: Ant-Man! Season two returns January 2019 - don't forget to subscribe on iTunes or where...

Duration:01:40:59

Beetlejuice

10/27/2018
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This week, Trystan and I celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Tim Burton classic, Beetlejuice! We talk about ghost motivations, memorizing incantations, and teenaged Trystan's strong feelings for Winona Ryder. Next episode: Marvel Monday double feature/Nitty Griddy Reviews season one finale! Monday, November, 2018 - Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man! Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at Patroen!...

Duration:01:44:30

Halloween (1978)

10/22/2018
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This week, Em joins me to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the teen slasher classic, Halloween (1978)! We talk about how to properly sort Halloween candy, William Shatner, and all the wonderful things this movie does right! Next episode: Monday, October 29, 2018 - Trystan joins me to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Beetlejuice and close out the 2018 Halloween season with a bang! Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at Patroen!...

Duration:01:23:54

Hocus Pocus

10/15/2018
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This week, Em joins me to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Halloween classic, Hocus Pocus! We talk about childhood Halloween rituals, Mae West, and those darn kids. Also - I know the audio quality is not ideal on this episode! I'm having some issues with my recording equipment which I promise will be sorted out soon, but I think the audio quality is good enough and I love the conversation Em and I have about this movie, so I think it's worth posting and worth listening to - I hope you...

Duration:01:26:00

The Nightmare Before Christmas

10/8/2018
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This week, Sami joins me to celebrate the 25th anniversary of one of her favorite movies, The Nightmare Before Christmas! We talk about the art of stop motion, the adorableness of Zero, Catherine O'Hara's singing voice, and much, much more! Next episode: Monday, October 15, 2018 - Em joins me to talk about a childhood favorite, Hocus Pocus, which also celebrated it's 25th anniversary this year! Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at...

Duration:00:58:36

Marvel Monday: Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 1

10/1/2018
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This week, Sami and Bryan join me and Trystan for this month's Marvel Monday flick, Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 1. We talk about that gut-wrenching opening scene, when it is and is not appropriate to ask for Glen Close's hair, and, of course, Cosmo. Plus: listen to the very end for a quick interview with Sami and Bryan's son, Dez, who saw the movie with us in IMAX 3D - it's adorable! Next episode: Monday, October 8, 2018 - Sami and I talk about The Nightmare Before Christmas ahead of...

Duration:01:21:33

Mini Episode: Lost in Translation & Her Compare/Contrast

9/26/2018
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Trystan and I are back for a special mini episode in which we compare and contrast Lost in Translation and Her! Don't forget to check out our full episodes for both movies, too! Next episode: Monday, October 1, 2018 - Marvel Monday is back as Sami and Bryan join me and Trystan to talk about Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 1! Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at Patroen! http://www.patreon.com/griddyfilms Email Griddy Films at...

Duration:00:55:44

The Night of the Living Dead (1968)

9/24/2018
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This week, Em and I celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Night of the Living Dead by talking about the lasting influence of George A. Romero, the evolution of the horror genre, and zombie preserves. Next episode: Monday, October 1, 2018 - Marvel Monday is back as Sami and Bryan join me and Trystan to talk about Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 1! Follow Griddy Films on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! @GriddyFilms Support Griddy Films at Patroen! http://www.patreon.com/griddyfilms Email...

Duration:01:29:42

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 special...

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