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'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...


'First Man' | The Current

"One small step for a pod, one giant leap for podkind." Will Carter, Garrett and O make it to the Moon? Today on the show, we review 'First Man' starring Ryan Gosling, directed by Damien Chazelle. If you like the show, give us a rate and review on Apple Podcasts! We're on Overcast and Tunein! WRITE to us and tell us what you think of the show at Drop us a comment on TWITTER @permanentcinema Follow us on INSTAGRAM @permanentcinema HOSTS: Carter Dean @carter.dean...


'Apollo 13' | Permanent Cinema

"Houston, we have a problem." Carter, Garrett and O hurl towards Earth strapped in the Command Module, discuss Ron Howard's masterpiece starring Tom Hanks, America's race to space, and contemplate whether 'Apollo 13' is that rare "perfect film." Hosted by Carter Dean, Garrett Taylor and Omer Afaq. WRITE to us at Drop us a comment on TWITTER @permanentcinema We're on INSTAGRAM @permanentcinema Carter Dean is @carter.dean (Instagram), Omer...


'Kidding' Recap S1E4 | The Idiot Box

"Welcome to the world of exciting internal conflict." We're back with our Season 1, Episode 4 breakdown of Showtime's 'KIDDING' starring Jim Carrey, Catherine Keener, Judy Greer and Frank Langella! Hosts: Carter Dean @carter.dean, Omer Afaq @fourhundredfilms, Garrett Taylor @garetaylor WRITE: INSTA: @permanentcinema TWEET: @permanentcinema Leave us a RATE/REVIEW on Apple Podcasts! We're on Overcast and Tunein! THANK...


'Sleepless in Seattle' | Permanent Cinema

Early 90's computers! Join Carter, Garrett and O atop the Empire State Building as they await their soulmates and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Nora Ephron's classic rom-com, SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, discuss whether Meg Ryan's character is actually in a coma throughout the movie, and make a case for Walter. 'Sleepless in Seattle' trailer: Recut as a horror movie! SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, 1993 Co-written, directed by Nora Ephron Starring Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan Permanent Cinema Carter Dean...


'Kidding' Recap S1E3 | The Idiot Box

'Kidding' Coverage continues (Alliteration, kids!) on Permanent Cinema! Carter, Garrett and O unpack Season 1, Episode 3 of Showtime's new series, discuss long takes and dinner dates, magic kits and former addicts, cardiac condos and fatherly advice. Carter Dean @carter.dean (Instagram) Omer Afaq @fourhundredfilms (Instagram) Garrett Taylor @garetaylor (Instagram) Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts! WRITE to...


'Kidding' Recap S1E1-2 | The Idiot Box

Welcome to an episode-by-episode breakdown of Showtime's new dramedy series starring Jim Carrey and developed by Michel Gondry and Dave Holstein. Carter and O discuss the first 2 episodes of the show and the legacy of Mr. Rogers and his 'Neighborhood.' Carter Dean @carter.dean (Instagram) & Omer Afaq @fourhundredfilms (Instagram) & Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts! Write to us at Drop us a comment on...


'The Truman Show' | Permanent Cinema

"How will it end?" On their way to Fiji, Carter and O wonder that themselves, discuss Peter Weir's THE TRUMAN SHOW, Jim Carrey's career, and the film's hauntingly prophetic subtext 20 years after its release. Cue the sun. Carter Dean is @carter.dean on Instagram. Omer Afaq is @fourhundredfilms on Instagram and If you like our show, please give us a rate and review on Apple Podcasts! WRITE to us at We're on TWITTER @permanentcinema DM...