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The podcast version of the New Orleans-based movie review website Swampflix.com

The podcast version of the New Orleans-based movie review website Swampflix.com
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New Orleans, LA

Description:

The podcast version of the New Orleans-based movie review website Swampflix.com

Twitter:

@Swampflix

Language:

English


Episodes

#65: Art House Herstory with CeCe V DeMenthe & Cosi (1996)

9/17/2018
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Brandon & Britnee are joined by local drag performer CeCe V DeMenthe to discuss the ways the New Orleans art house & repertory cinema scene has changed since the 1970s. Britnee also makes Brandon watch the Australian opera dramedy Cosi (1996) for the first time. Enjoy! https://www.facebook.com/realCMother https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:38:32

#64: Kubrick in Filmtopia & Double Lover (2018)

9/3/2018
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Brandon & CC discuss the inaugural, Kubrick-heavy Filmtopia Film Festival, held at Prytania Theatre. Also, Brandon makes James watch the French erotic thriller Double Lover (2018) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:49:12

#63: ABBA Does Australia & The Dressmaker (2016)

8/21/2018
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Brandon & Britnee investigate Australia's unrivaled, unexplainable love for the Swedish pop group ABBA, discussing three films that reflect that national obsession. Brandon also makes Britnee watch the Australian revenge tale The Dressmaker (2016) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:30:46

#62: Psycho Sequels & Don't Look Now (1973)

8/9/2018
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James & Brandon discuss all four sequels to the Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho (1960). James also makes Brandon watch Nicolas Roeg's psychological/supernatural thriller Don't Look Now (1973) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:21:25

#61: Mammas Mia! & Burlesque (2010)

7/25/2018
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Brandon & Britnee discuss the jukebox musicals that comprise the most recent two film-acting credits from the ever-fabulous Cher: Burlesque (2010) & the Mamma Mia! franchise. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:19:14

#60: Icaros: A Vision (2017) & A Mid-Year Return to the Best of 2017

7/9/2018
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CC joins James & Brandon to discuss the most noteworthy movies from last year they‘ve seen in the six months since they made their respective Top Films of 2017 lists. Also, Brandon makes James watch meditative ayahuasca drama Icaros: A Vision (2017) for the first time. Enjoy! http://swampflix.com/2018/01/19/swampflixs-top-films-of-2017/

Duration:01:32:12

#59: Ocean's ∞ & Logan Lucky (2017)

6/27/2018
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For our fifty-ninth episode, Brandon & Britnee discuss the entire Ocean's 11 franchise, from its 1960s Rat Pack origins to its 2017 off-shoot Logan Lucky. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:15:52

#58: Lynne Ramsay & Caché (2005)

6/12/2018
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James & Brandon discuss all four feature films directed by the notoriously "uncompromising" Scottish auteur Lynne Ramsay, including her most recent work, You Were Never Really Here (2018). James also makes Brandon watch Michael Haneke's surveillance footage whodunnit Caché (2005) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:38:09

#57: 90s Adam Sandler Comedies & Little Nicky (2000)

6/1/2018
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We bring our recent 90s nostalgia streak to a close as Brandon & Britnee discuss Adam Sandler's early career as a comedic leading man, from Billy Madison (1995) to Little Nicky (2000). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:42:48

#56: New Orleans French & Overlook Film Fests 2018

5/11/2018
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James & Brandon take care of some film festival-related Spring cleaning before the city hits its summer slump. They discuss the horror-themed Overlook Film Fest, which came through New Orleans for the first time this year, and then are joined by CC to discuss this year's New Orleans French Film Fest(including in-depth discussions of the Agnès Varda oeuvre & last year's arthouse thriller Nocturama). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:02:15:45

#55: Honey, I Franchised the Kids & Them! (1954)

5/1/2018
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We continue our recent 90s nostalgia streak as Brandon & Britnee discuss the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids franchise. Also, Brandon makes Britnee watch the big-bug monster movie Them! (1954) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:19:32

#54: Hulkamaniacal Schlock & Nobody Speak (2017)

4/16/2018
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James & Brandon wrap up an exhausting pro wrestling marathon week in New Orleans by looking back to the cinematic career of Hulk Hogan, the most notorious pro wrestler of all time. They discuss the films of Hogan's career-high Hulkamania period and his career-low legal troubles as detailed in the Netflix documentary Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press (2017). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:21:50

#53: Live-Action Looney Tunes and Spaced Invaders (1990)

4/3/2018
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We examine what happens when vintage cartoon nostalgia invades the modern world. Brandon and Britnee discuss three feature films where live-action players interact with animated characters from the Looney Tunes franchise. Also, Britnee makes Brandon watch the kids' space alien comedy Spaced Invaders (1990) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:15:26

#52: Top 5 Spielbergs & Predestination (2015)

3/19/2018
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James & Brandon count down their top five Steven Spielberg movies with film blogger, bartender, and stand-up comedian Jeff Culpepper. Also, Brandon makes James watch the Spierig Brothers' time-travel thriller Predestination (2015) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/ https://meatballvision.tumblr.com/

Duration:01:23:25

#51: Romy & Michele and The To Do List (2013)

3/6/2018
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Brandon and Britnee take it easy by revisiting some fun, femme, 1990s-specific comedies: Romy & Michele's High School Reunion (1997) and its decade-late, made-for-TV prequel. Also, Brandon makes Britnee watch the raunchy Aubrey Plaza sex comedy The To Do List (2013) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:03:28

#50: Deathgasm (2015), A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990), and Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead (2012)

2/19/2018
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Britnee joins James & Brandon to celebrate a podcast milestone by doing a full round-table of Movies of the Minute selections. Britnee presents the buddy cop fantasy comedy A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990), Brandon presents the heavy metal horror comedy Deathgasm (2015), and James presents the gross-out Japanese horror oddity Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead (2011). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:08:23

#49: Olympic Comedies & Ice Castles (1978)

2/6/2018
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Brandon and Britnee get in the spirit for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games by discussing five comedies set at the Olympics (or generic, copyright-free substitutes that look a lot like the Olympics). Also, Britnee makes Brandon watch the romantic figure skating melodrama Ice Castles (1978) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:23:58

#48: 2017’s Honorable Mentions & A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

1/24/2018
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Brandon, Britnee, and James continue their discussion of the Top Films of 2017 with some Honorable Mentions. Also, James makes Brandon watch John Cassavetes classic A Woman Under the Influence (1974) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:00:59:40

#47: The Top Films of 2017

1/12/2018
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The whole crew kicks off their third year of podcasting with a collective autopsy on another year of great movies. Britnee joins James & Brandon to kick off their third year of podcasting by counting down their favorite movies of 2017. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:02:09:41

#46: Cat Peoples & Sleepwalkers (1992)

12/26/2017
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We explore the rich cinematic world of werecats & incest. Brandon and Pete Moran of the We Love to Watch podcast discuss the classic Val Lewton horror production Cat People (1942) and its trashy, New Orleans-set 1980s remake. Also, Pete makes Brandon watch the Steven King-penned werecat camp spectacle Sleepwalkers (1992) for the first time. Enjoy! https://www.wltwpodcast.com/ https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:45:10