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‘Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure’ | BACK IN TIME Series

“Greetings, our excellent listeners,” to Permanent Cinema’s BACK IN TIME Series! Today on the show - strange things are afoot at the Circle K as Carter, Garrett, Brian and O hop a time machine disguised as a phone booth to San Dimas, California in the year 1989! Will our heroes make it “back in time” to complete a live, high school final history report? Listen to find out! Hosts: Carter Dean, Garrett Taylor, Omer Afaq Guest: Brian Dotson Subscribe to our feed for some most-bodacious...



“Great Scott!!” Welcome to Permanent Cinema’s ‘BACK IN TIME’ Series! Today on the show, Carter, Garrett and O discuss time travel vs time loop vs time dilation, the boys preview the series and share some hot takes on the ‘Back to the Future’ series! Hosts: Carter Dean, Garrett Taylor, Omer Afaq Check out our feed for more episodes! Subscribe to listen! We want to hear from you - write to us at and/or leave a rate and review on Apple Podcasts!


'When Harry Met Sally...' | Permanent Cinema

When Carter Met O... to record the latest episode of Permanent Cinema-the boys bring in the New Year with, possibly, the Greatest Romantic-Comedy of All-Time, 1989's 'When Harry Met Sally...' starring Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby, written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. Hosts: Carter Dean and Omer Afaq One of the greatest scenes in a movie, ever! HAPPY NEW YEAR and Thank You for Listening! If you like our show and have a moment, please leave a rate...


YEAR IN REVIEW: 2018 Pop Culture MVP, Top 5 Films of the Year

The End is Nigh as Carter, Garrett, Dillon, Brian and O countdown their Top 5 Films of the Year, and their choices for the 2018 Pop Culture MVP! Hosts: Carter Dean, Garrett Taylor and Omer Afaq Guests: Brian Dotson and Dillon McPherson Thank You for Listening! If you like our show, please leave a rate and review on Apple Podcasts! We'd love to hear from you! Write to us at


'Love Actually' | Permanent Cinema

"All I want for Christmas, is a 'Love Actually' Permanent Cinema episode!" Carter and O "unwrap" Richard Curtis' Christmas-romance, contemplate the film's interconnectedness, which segment they'd like to see as a film by itself, and serenade you with Billy Mack's No.1 Christmas hit! Hosts: Carter Dean and Omer Afaq Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Permanent Cinema family and THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! If you like our show, and are feeling the spirit of giving, please leave us...


Yoda Yoga: A Star Wars Story | Outtakes

An outtake from our 'Home Alone' episode! The guys get a little silly talking about their favorite Jedi Master!


'Home Alone' | Permanent Cinema

"Merry Christmas, you filthy animals!" Carter, Garrett, Brian and O make their families disappear days before Christmas, fight off the Wet Bandits, and discuss John Hughes' classic 1990 family Christmas movie, HOME ALONE! Hosts: Carter Dean, Omer Afaq, Garrett Taylor Guest: Brian Dotson If you like the show, please leave us a Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts! THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! Email: Instagram: @permanentcinema @carter.dean @omer.afaq @garetaylor...


'Hook' | Permanent Cinema

Carter, Garrett and O join Tinkerbell and the Lost Boys on a quest to reconnect with their childhoods and discuss Steven Spielberg's 90s classic, HOOK! Plus, who almost played Peter Pan, why Julia Roberts gained the nickname "Tinker-hell," and which famous "princess" did uncredited rewrites on the film's dialogues! Hosts: Carter Dean, Omer Afaq and Garrett Taylor EMAIL TWITTER @permanentcinema INSTAGRAM @permanentcinema Leave us a Rate and Review on Apple...


'Die Hard' | Permanent Cinema

Barefoot and outnumbered-Carter, Garrett and O take down a nice assortment of sweet-toothed international terrorists in the Nakatomi Plaza, talk about zig-zag conference tables, trade one-liners with Hans Gruber, while discussing this 1988 action-classic that started it all! Hosts: Carter Dean, Omer Afaq & Garrett Taylor Thank You for listening. If you like our show, please leave a rate and review on Apple Podcasts!


'Tombstone' vs. 'Wyatt Earp' | Permanent Cinema

The boys head over to the O.K. Corral for a showdown between 'Tombstone' and 'Wyatt Earp'! Carter, Garrett and O welcome back special guest Brian Dotson on the pod and discuss these two very different Westerns! If you like the show, please give us a rate and review on Apple Podcasts! THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! TWITTER: @permanentcinema EMAIL:


'Heavyweights' & Favorite Overeating Scenes | Thanksgiving Special

Happy Thanksgiving! Carter & O plan to overthrow a Weight Loss Camp, discuss 1995's cult comedy 'Heavyweights,' and talk about their Favorite Overeating Scenes-on the latest episode of Permanent Cinema! INSTAGRAM: @carter.dean, @omer.afaq, @permanentcinema TWITTER: @permanentcinema EMAIL: THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! Please give us a rate and review on Apple Podcasts!


'Kidding' Recap S1E10 | The Idiot Box

Our 'Kidding' coverage comes to an end on The Idiot Box show with the season finale, "Some Day," directed by Michel Gondry. On today's episode, everyone in Jeff's life deals with the results of the speech Jeff made on national; television. Tune in to the Permanent Cinema Channel's other shows for more content. The Idiot Box will return with more episode-by-episode coverage on another TV series very soon! THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! INSTAGRAM: @permanentcinema, @carter.dean, @omer.afaq,...


'Kidding' Recap S1E9 | The Idiot Box

The End is Nigh as we wrap up our coverage of Showtime's 'Kidding' Season 1. On Part 1 of today's episode, we discuss 'Lt. Pickles,' written by Joey Mazzarino & Dave Holstein, and directed by Michel Gondry: Jeff wonders if he's having a breakdown or a breakthrough; Will gets into trouble at school; Scott confronts Deirdre about her feelings for Mr. Pickles-San; Seb makes a last-minute change to Pickles on Ice while Jeff is away. Look out for Part 2, where we discuss the Season Finale!...


Stan Lee, 'Star Wars' and Disney+ | The Current

Nonplussed by Disney+ and a discussion on the state of 'Star Wars.' Carter, Garrett, Brian and O lament the passing of the incomparable Stan Lee, and Canadian actor Douglas Rain, the Voice of HAL 9000. (Check out our 2-Part episode on '2001: A Space Odyssey' in the feed!) Thank you to our SPECIAL GUEST Brian Dotson. You can find his essay on '2001: A Space Odyssey' on INSTAGRAM @carter.dean, @fourhundredfilms, @garetaylor, @briandotson TWITTER...


'Looper' | Permanent Cinema

Rian Johnson's sci-fi-time travel-mind bender starring Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, the director's pre-The Last Jedi career, the Best Jeff Daniels Scene Shot Under An Overhead Light and the LSU Fight Song! Carter, Garrett and O are joined by SPECIAL GUEST Brian Dotson! ENJOY THE SHOW! Instagram: @carter.dean, @garetaylor, @fourhundredfilms, @briandotson, @permanentcinema Twitter: @permanentcinema Contact: THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!


'V for Vendetta' | Permanent Cinema

"Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot. Carter and O know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot." It's Guy Fawkes Night, and today on the show, Carter and O discuss the 2005 film adaptation of Alan Moore's seminal anarchist work, V FOR VENDETTA. Hosted by Carter Dean & Omer Afaq INSTAGRAM: @fourhundredfilms, @carter.dean, @permanentcinema WEBSITES:, TWITTER: @permanentcinema CONTACT:...


Monster Mash! | Halloween Special

What do Dracula, Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, the Phantom of the Opera and The Creature from the Black Lagoon have in common? No, not Universal's horror-remake of The Breakfast Club! They're all featured on our HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! So grab your garlic, boys and ghouls, and enjoy the listen! Happy Halloween! Hosted by Carter, Garrett and O w/Special Guest, Brian Dotson. If you like our show, please give us a rate and review on Apple Podcasts. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! INSTAGRAM...


‘Kidding’ Recap S1E7-8 | The Idiot Box

Pickles-san! Today on the show we unpack episodes 7 & 8 of Showtime’s hit dramedy, KIDDING, starring Jim Carrey! Hosted by Carter, Garrett and O. INSTAGRAM @permanentcinema, @carter.dean, @garetaylor, @fourhundredfilms TWITTER @permanentcinema CONTACT WEBSITE,


'Beetlejuice' | Permanent Cinema

The Afterlife's Leading Bio-Exorcist turns 30! Carter, Garrett and O celebrate by scaring up some details on Tim Burton's horror-comedy, sing-a-long to DAY-OH! (the Banana Boat Song), try to make sense of O's "Maitland Family theory," and decipher the darker side of this late 80s classic! Say it once, say it twice, third time's the charm... LISTEN NOW! (and get a Free Demon Possession with Every Exorcism!) If you have a moment, please give us a rate and review on Apple...


'Kidding' Recap S1E5-6 | The Idiot Box

Pickles on Ice and dope kicks, Save the Children and "the electric nipple of technology," The Cloud Song and near-death experiences. We're midway through with our episode-by-episode breakdown of Showtimes's 'Kidding' starring Jim Carrey, created by Dave Holstein, and directed by Michel Gondry! Hosted by Carter Dean, Garrett Taylor and Omer Afaq. If you like the show, please take a sec and give us a rate and review on Apple Podcasts! Tell us what you think at...