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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

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Description:

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

Twitter:

@Swampflix

Language:

English


Episodes

#134: Vertigo a Go-Go

5/10/2021
Britnee, James, Brandon, and Hanna discuss Alfred Hitchcock's list-topping classic Vertigo (1958) and its varied homages from cheeky provocateurs Guy Maddin, Brian De Palma, and Lucio Fulci. https://swampflix.com/ 00:00 Welcome 02:00 Becky (2020) 03:55 Citizen Ruth (1996) 06:36 Mortal Kombat (2021) 11:20 Clockwatchers (1997) 13:56 The Mitchells vs The Machines (2021) 16:30 Psycho Goreman (2021) 17:35 Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021) 19:28 Vertigo (1958) 43:00 Perversion Story (1969)...

Duration:01:59:47

Lagniappe: The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)

5/3/2021
Boomer, Brandon, and Alli discuss the children's fantasy film The Secret of Roan Inish (1994), a gently magical folktale about selkies from director John Sayles. https://swampflix.com/2021/05/03/movie-of-the-month-trouble-in-mind-1985/ 00:00 Welcome 01:00 Beastly (2011) 01:40 House of the Witch (2017) 02:22 The Eagle (2011) 03:28 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) 05:51 The Core (2003) 06:51 Deadcon (2019) 08:30 The Wretched (2019) 09:50 Death Machine (1994) 12:00 The Hidden (1987) 13:55...

Duration:00:46:59

#133: Toy Story 3 (2010) & Superior Sequels

4/26/2021
Britnee, James, and Brandon discuss movie sequels they prefer to the originals, starting with the shockingly bleak Toy Story 3 (2010). https://swampflix.com/ 00:00 Welcome 02:30 Willy's Wonderland (2021) 03:35 Held (2021) 06:40 Mildred Pierce (1945) 10:25 Finders Keepers (2015) 14:15 Slaxx (2021) 18:42 Shadow in the Cloud (2021) 23:53 Toy Story 3 (2010) 48:40 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) 1:03:45 Problem Child 2 (1991) 1:24:55 Magic Mike XXL (2015)

Duration:01:56:32

Lagniappe: The Secret of NIMH (1982)

4/21/2021
Boomer, Brandon, and Alli discuss the animated fantasy film The Secret of NIMH (1982), the directorial debut of Disney defector Don Bluth. https://swampflix.com/2021/04/19/quick-takes-2021-oscars-catch-up/ 00:00 Welcome 01:56 Big (1988) 04:40 Avengers Grimm (2015) 06:52 247°F (2011) 07:41 Jacob's Ladder (2019) 08:30 Fracture (2007) 09:45 The Net (1995) 11:26 The 6th Day (2000) 12:25 The Block Island Sound (2021) 13:50 The Indian in the Cupboard (1995) 18:29 Love & Monsters (2020) 23:15...

Duration:00:56:48

#132: The Astounding She-Monster (1957) & A Tale of Two Shirleys

4/12/2021
Britnee and Brandon investigate the urban legend that Shirley Stoler (The Honeymoon Killers/Seven Beauties) is actually an alias of Shirley Kilpatrick (The Astounding She-Monster), a relic of pre-Internet rumor & speculation. https://swampflix.com/2018/08/01/movie-of-the-month-the-honeymoon-killers-1970/ 00:00 Welcome 03:45 Sabrina (1995) 08:30 What Lies Below (2020) 12:50 The Demon Lover (1976) 16:30 Demon Lover Diary (1980) 21:21 Shirley Stoler vs. Shirley Kilpatrick 30:30 The Astounding...

Duration:01:02:04

Lagniappe: The Cat Returns (2002)

4/6/2021
For this lagniappe episode of the podcast, Boomer, Brandon, and Alli discuss the Studio Ghibli novelty The Cat Returns (2002), an anime fantasy film about a kingdom of anthropomorphic cats. https://swampflix.com/2021/04/05/movie-of-the-month-london-road-2015/ 00:00 Welcome 02:40 My Winnipeg (2007) 03:40 The Twentieth Century (2020) 05:40 The Snyder Cut (2021) 11:30 Hannibal (2001) 13:15 Red Dragon (2002) 14:30 Hannibal Rising (2007) 15:40 The Boy Next Door (2015) 18:20 What Lies Below (2020)...

Duration:00:44:39

#131: Gosford Park (2001) & Bob "The Madman" Balaban

4/1/2021
Britnee, James, and Brandon discuss the underappreciated genius of Bob Balaban's career *behind* the camera, ranging from the prestige ensemble-cast drama of Gosford Park (2001) to the Lynchian horror comedy of Parents (1989). https://swampflix.com/tag/mark-boomer-redmond/ 00:00 Welcome 01:51 The Toy Story franchise 06:55 The Last Blockbuster (2020) 09:25 Jasper Mall (2020) 14:10 Dead Illusions (2021) 18:50 Bad Trip (2021) 25:00 Another Round (2020) 29:45 Tenet (2020) 32:55 Sound of Metal...

Duration:01:32:57

Lagniappe: Lucky (2021)

3/23/2021
Boomer, Brandon, and Alli discuss the supernatural home-invasion thriller Lucky (2021), which recently dropped on Shudder. https://swampflix.com/tag/mark-boomer-redmond/ 00:00 Welcome 01:00 Tubi 06:20 A Whisker Away (2020) 07:22 Castle Freak (1995) 11:00 Another Round (2020) 12:20 The Hannibal Lecterverse 19:45 The Seventh Sign (1988) 22:05 Stage Fright (aka Aquarius, 1987) 25:10 Time (2020) 29:00 Crip Camp (2020) 32:00 Lucky (2021)

Duration:00:52:18

#130: Madhouse (1981) & Evil Twins

3/18/2021
Britnee, James, and Brandon discuss over-the-top exploitation thrillers about Evil Twins, starting with the 1981 Italo whatsit Madhouse. https://swampflix.com/2021/03/15/cross-promotion-brigsby-bear-2017-on-the-we-love-to-watch-podcast/ 00:00 Welcome 02:22 The Father (2021) 05:00 Aladdin (2019) 06:15 Nomadland (2021) 14:00 Crazy Samurai: 400 vs 1 (2021) 17:20 Lucky (2021) 20:00 Madhouse (1981) 42:10 Dead Ringer (1964) 55:00 Dead Ringers (1988) 1:08:50 Sisters (1972)

Duration:02:45:19

Lagniappe: Cube (1997)

3/9/2021
Boomer, Brandon, and Alli discuss the high-concept Canuxploitation sci-fi thriller Cube (1997). https://swampflix.com/ 00:00 Welcome 01:48 Diabolique (1955) 04:25 Is It Just Me? (2010) 05:30 Go Go Crazy (2011) 06:15 Getting Go: The Go Doc Project (2013) 08:30 Kicking and Screaming (1995) 11:22 The App (2019) 14:00 Vampires vs The Bronx (2020) 15:05 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) 18:36 Starstruck (1982) 22:40 Cube (1997)

Duration:00:27:01

#129: Talking Cats!?!

3/5/2021
Britnee, James, and Brandon discuss so-bad-they're-great children's comedies about talking cats, starting with the Citizen Kane of the genre: David DeCoteau's A Talking Cat!?! (2013). https://swampflix.com/ 00:00 Welcome 01:50 Bronson (2008) 03:31 Promising Young Woman (2020) 13:30 Living in Oblivion (1995) 17:54 Titanic (1997) 21:12 Master (2021) 25:00 Baby's Day Out (1994) 27:45 A Talking Cat!?! (2013) 51:31 Cats & Dogs (2001) 1:01:45 Nine Lives (2016)

Duration:01:08:27

Lagniappe: Black Orpheus (1959)

2/24/2021
Boomer, Brandon, and Alli discuss the Carnival-set Greek myth adaptation Black Orpheus (1959). https://swampflix.com/krewe-divine/ 00:00 Welcome 01:00 Inception (2010) 02:40 Bacurau (2020) 03:33 Time loop movies 05:38 Disturbing Behavior (1998) 08:42 Dead Pigs (2021) 12:21 I Care a Lot (2021) 16:15 Black Orpheus (1959)

Duration:01:41:39

#128: Gillian "Gone Girl" Flynn

2/21/2021
Britnee, James, and Brandon discuss the screenplays and adapted novels of author Gillian Flynn, most famous for her breakout best-seller Gone Girl. https://swampflix.com/2015/01/06/swampflixs-top-films-of-2014/ 0:00 Welcome 01:22 The Hitcher (1986) 04:50 Fear of a Black Hat (1993) 06:10 A Heart in Winter (1992) 08:55 The Little Things (2021) 15:08 Antebellum (2020) 21:20 Clifford (1994) 24:20 Saint Maud (2021) 27:03 The Queen of Black Magic (2021) 31:05 Gillian Flynn 40:50 Gone Girl (2014)...

Duration:02:58:27

Lagniappe: Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

2/9/2021
Boomer, Brandon, and returning contributor Alli discuss the Australian New Wave whatsit Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), which happens to be set on Valentine's Day. https://swampflix.com/2021/01/29/the-manchurian-candidate-1962/ 00:00 Welcome 01:32 A Touch of Zen (1971) 03:10 Demonic (2015) 04:37 The Vatican Tapes (2015) 05:30 The Devil's Gate (2017) 06:55 What Keeps You Alive (2018) 10:35 The Devil is a Woman (1935) 13:05 Mardi Gras Massacre (1978) 17:40 Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

Duration:00:43:52

#127: Music and Lyrics (2007) & A Romcom Grab Bag

2/4/2021
Britnee, James, and Brandon discuss the 80s Nostalgia romcom Music & Lyrics (2007) and other gems in the romantic comedy genre. https://swampflix.com/ 00:00 Welcome 01:00 Arachnophobia(1990) 04:15 Passing (2021) 06:25 Cusp (2021) 07:25 Strawberry Mansion (2021) 09:12 John and The Hole (2021) 11:00 R#J (2021) 12:45 Shadows in Paradise (1986) 15:45 Gregory's Girl (1980) 18:38 Music & Lyrics (2007) 42:05 My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) 1:00:06 Party Girl (1995)

Duration:02:08:18

Lagniappe: Star Trek VI – The Undiscovered Country (1991)

1/26/2021
Boomer and Brandon discuss The Undiscovered Country (1991), the farewell movie sequel for the original Star Trek cast. https://swampflix.com/2021/01/25/swampflixs-top-10-films-of-2020/ 00:00 Welcome 03:10 Swampflix's Top 10 Films of 2020 07:35 Tank Girl (1995) 13:15 Femme Fatale (2002) 16:45 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

Duration:00:46:06

#126: Bloody Nose Empty Pockets & 2020's Honorable Mentions

1/22/2021
Brandon, James, and Britnee continue our discussion of the Top Films of 2020 with some honorable mentions, starting with the quasi-local quasi-documentary Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets. https://swampflix.com/tag/top-films-2020/ 00:00 Welcome 03:40 Shithouse 07:50 City Hall 15:00 The Rental 18:55 Bad Hair 23:30 Host 28:28 Vivarium 31:12 The Shock of the Future 35:20 Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets 52:55 Rent-a-Pal 1:05:50 Dogs Don't Wear Pants

Duration:02:35:39

Lagniappe: Snowpiercer (2013)

1/13/2021
Boomer and Brandon discuss Bong Joon-ho's English-language debut Snowpiercer, which was selected as Swampflix's Movie of the Year in our very first week as a website. https://swampflix.com/2015/01/06/swampflixs-top-films-of-2014/ 00:00 Welcome 05:37 Dead of Night (1945) 07:40 The Nest (2020) 08:47 Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight (2020) 11:41 The Secret Garden (1993) 14:30 A Little Princess (1995) 17:50 Snowpiercer (2013)

Duration:00:49:12

#125: The Top Films of 2020

1/5/2021
Brandon, James, and Britnee discuss their favorite films of 2020. https://swampflix.com/tag/top-films-2020/ All music from We Are Little Zombies, except the Blow the Man Down sea shanty 00:00 Welcome 04:20 Bloody Nose Empty Pockets 07:11 The Berlin Bride 11:00 Emma. 13:50 Sound of Metal 16:05 Relic 18:00 Horse Girl 21:30 Dick Johnson is Dead 24:40 Come to Daddy 29:07 Blow the Man Down 32:16 You Cannot Kill David Arquette 36:25 Black Bear 42:50 Birds of Prey 44:20 The Other Lamb 48:48 Bacurau...

Duration:01:47:10

Lagniappe: Doctor Sleep (2019)

12/27/2020
Boomer and Brandon discuss Mike Flanagan's epic The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep, which strives to bridge the gap between Stephen King & Stanley Kubrick's disparate versions of the original. https://swampflix.com/reviews/reviews-by-mark-boomer-redmond/ https://swampflix.com/2020/12/14/bonus-features-salomes-last-dance-1988/ 00:00 Welcome 03:40 The FP (2011) 05:10 I Declare War (2012) 05:45 Broken Flowers (2005) 06:46 Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) 09:22 The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and...

Duration:01:12:13