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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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Location:

New Orleans, LA

Description:

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

Twitter:

@Swampflix

Language:

English


Episodes

#58: Lynne Ramsay & Caché (2005)

6/11/2018
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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

#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

#44: Timmy "Sexy Sax Man" Cappello & Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (1982)

11/29/2017
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We exhume some forgotten rock n' roll oddities from their VH1-era burial ground. Brandon and Britnee celebrate the brief cinematic career of multi-instrumentalist Timmy Cappello, best known for performing (shirtless & oiled) with Tina Turner & Bob Dylan and inspiring several "Sexy Sax Man" parodies. Also, Brandon makes Britnee watch the feminist punk milestone Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (1982) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:18:17

#43: 90s Shaqsploitation & Power Rangers (2017)

11/13/2017
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We bravely dive headfirst into the Only 90s Kids Will Understand™ deep end when Brandon and James discuss the movie career of famed NBA player/rapper/podcaster Shaquille O'Neal with special guest "Shaqspert" Julia Broussard. Also, Brandon makes James watch the 2017 Power Rangers reboot for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:14:17

#41: NosferaToo & A Dark Song (2017)

10/25/2017
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We explore the enduring impact of the silent horror vampire classic Nosferatu (1922). James & Brandon discuss the original Nosferatu, its Herzog-directed remake, and two Hollywood productions that directly pull influence from its legacy. Also, James makes Brandon watch the occultist indie horror A Darky Song (2017) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:00:58:20

#39: Bridget Jones's Trilogy & Sleeping With Other People (2015)

9/18/2017
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We dive headfirst into the romcom deep end. James & Brandon discuss the entire Bridget Jones trilogy. Also, Brandon makes James watch the Leslye Headland comedy Sleeping With Other People (2015) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com

Duration:01:03:43

#38: NOMA's John Waters Film Fest & Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980)

9/5/2017
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We tackle the career of our favorite living artist/human being. Brandon and Britnee recap the New Orleans Museum of Art's recent summertime John Waters Film Festival with fellow Krewe Divine co-founder Virginia Ruth. Also, Britnee makes Brandon watch the Golan-Globus horror comedy Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/ http://thextrasmallfiles.tumblr.com/

Duration:01:27:45

#37: Top Five Friedkins & Body Double (1984)

8/22/2017
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James & Brandon count down their top five William Friedkin movies with filmmaker, turophile, and music critic Joey Laura. Also, James makes Brandon watch Brian De Palma's pornographic ode to Hitchcock, Body Double (1984) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/ http://www.antigravitymagazine.com/tag/joey-laura/

Duration:01:33:08

#36: Disney Ride Movies & Ghoulies II (1988)

8/9/2017
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Enjoy what's left of the summer with a trip to cinematic amusement parks. Brandon makes Britnee watch the carnival ride-set Gremlins knockoff Ghoulies II (1988) for the first time. Also, Brandon & Britnee discuss Disney movies that were adapted from their corresponding theme park rides (as opposed to the other way around). https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:42:32

#34: #ReelTimeJaws & The Butcher's Wife (1991)

7/11/2017
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Britnee makes Brandon watch the Demi Moore magical realism romcom The Butcher's Wife (1991) for the first time. Also, Brandon & Britnee discuss #ReelTimeJaws, a Jaws-themed movie-watching project created by stand-up comedian & podcaster Howard Kremer. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/ http://www.earwolf.com/show/who-charted/

Duration:01:25:40