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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

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@Swampflix

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English


Episodes

#91: The Bank Job (2008) & Who Is Jason Statham?

9/16/2019
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James & Brandon attempt to answer the age-old question "Just who, exactly, is Jason Statham?" To solve this complex puzzle, they look back to the supposed action star's early-aughts rise to fame[?] in films like The Transporter (2002), Crank (2006), and The Bank Job (2008). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:14:50

#90: Ready or Not (2019) & Children's Game Thrillers

9/4/2019
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Britnee & Brandon return to the schoolyard to compete in some childhood games . . . to the death! They follow up a discussion of the 2019 horror comedy Ready or Not with a look back at last year's Truth or Dare and 2005's Hide and Seek. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:22:53

#89: Bone (1972) & Early Larry Cohen

8/22/2019
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James guides Brandon through the early career of the late, great schlockteur Larry Cohen, with a particular focus on Bone (1972), God Told Me To (1976), and Q: The Winged Serpent (1982). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:11:39

#88: Crawl (2019) & Cinema Crocodilia

8/6/2019
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Brandon & Britnee fight off killer alligators & crocodiles in a nonstop, swampy fight to the death, starting with a discussion of the 2019 creature feature Crawl. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:25:33

#87: Knife+Heart (2019) & Fictional Porno

7/22/2019
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We discuss provocative cinema set in the seedy underworld of the porno industry. Brandon makes James watch the queer giallo throwback Knife+Heart (2019) for the first time, then they discuss two more fictional films about the production of pornography: Hardcore (1979) & The Misandrists (2018). Enjoy, ya buncha pervs! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:03:04

#86: Border (2018) & A Mid-Year Return to the Best of 2018

7/9/2019
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Britnee, Brandon, and James discuss the most noteworthy movies from last year they‘ve seen in the six months since they made their respective Top Films of 2018 lists, with a particular focus on Border, Burning, and The Road Movie. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:18:52

#85: Indecent Proposal (1993) & Adrian Lyne's Erotic Melodramas

6/24/2019
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James drags Brandon back into the sordid realm of Adrian Lyne's erotic-thriller melodramas of the 80s & 90s, including Indecent Proposal (1993), Fatal Attraction (1987), and ​9 1⁄2 Weeks(1986). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:30:52

#84: Ma (2019) & Classic Psychobiddies

6/11/2019
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Brandon & Britnee compare the latest entry into the psychobiddy canon, Ma (2019), to a couple towering classics in the genre: Strait-Jacket (1964) & The Nanny (1965). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:02:07:28

Lagniappe: The Overlook Film Festival 2019

6/5/2019
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Brandon and CC discuss all the films they caught at the 2019 Overlook Film Fest, an international horror festival staged in downtown New Orleans, "The Most Haunted City in America." https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:13:53

#83: Pledge (2019) & Good Torture Porn

5/27/2019
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We ask the age-old question "Is there such a thing as good torture porn?" Brandon makes James watch the crowdfunded 2019 horror Pledge for the first time, then they discuss two artsy European films that offer an interesting take on the genre: Goodnight Mommy (2015) & Inside (2007). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:00:53:16

Lagniappe: Detective Pikachu (2019) & Long Shot (2019)

5/19/2019
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Brandon and CC discuss the last two movies they caught in theaters: the live-action pokénoir Detective Pikachu (2019) & the unusually political romcom Long Shot (2019). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:15:08

#82: Sordid Lives (2000) & Gay Plays

5/14/2019
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Brandon & Britnee revisit the quips & quibbles of cult-classic gay stage plays. They discuss the Del Shores comedy Sordid Lives (2000), its crowd-funded sequel A Very Sordid Wedding (2017) and, for balance, the William Friedkin-directed downer The Boys in the Band (1970). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:17:21

Lagniappe: Homecoming (2019), Amazing Grace (2019), and Guava Island (2019)

5/7/2019
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Brandon and CC discuss three recent music-related features to commemorate festival season: Beyoncé's Homecoming (2019), Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace (2019), and Childish Gambino's Guava Island (2019). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:00:39:43

#81.5: Homecoming (2019), Amazing Grace (2019), and Guava Island (2019)

5/6/2019
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Brandon and CC discuss three recent music-related features to commemorate festival season: Beyoncé's Homecoming (2019), Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace (2019), and Childish Gambino's Guava Island (2019). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:00:39:41

#81: The Shack (2017) & Christian Evangelicalism

4/29/2019
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The podcast is born again with a new & improved format. James & Brandon are joined by Hanna Räsänen to discuss the Christian fantasy film The Shack (2017) and recommend two pairings to help illuminate what makes it unique as Evangelical cinema: God's Not Dead (2014) & Saved! (2004). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:02:31:58

Lagniappe: High Life (2019), Jour de Fête (1949), and Cruel Intentions (1999)

4/22/2019
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Brandon and CC experiment with a new podcast feature: a weekly report on what they've been seeing in theaters. This week they discuss three disparate dispatches from French cinema: High Life (2019), Jour de Fête (1949), and Cruel Intentions (1999). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:44:27

#80: The Best of Matt Farley & Not of this Earth (1988)

4/16/2019
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Brandon & Britnee review the holy trinity of Matt Farley's backyard movies under the Motern Media brand: Local Legends (2013), Don't Let the Riverbeast Get You! (2012), and Monsters, Marriage, and Murder in Manchvegas (2009). Also, Britnee makes Brandon watch Traci Lords's mainstream debut, the 1988 Jim Wynorski remake of Roger Corman's Not of this Earth. Enjoy! http://swampflix.com/2019/04/03/movie-of-the-month-local-legends-2013/

Duration:01:46:42

#79: New Orleans French & PATOIS Film Fests 2019

4/4/2019
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James & Brandon take care of some film festival-related Spring cleaning with a diverse line-up of foreign-language cinema. They discuss selections from this year’s New Orleans French Film Fest and PATOIS: The New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival. Also, James makes Brandon watch the absurdist French drama La Moustache (2005) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/2019/03/25/new-orleans-french-film-fest-2019-ranked-reviewed/ http://www.nocazfest.com/

Duration:01:39:40

#78: Fyre Docs & American Movie (1999)

3/19/2019
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Brandon & Britnee contrast & compare this year's dueling Fyre Festival documentaries: Fyre Fraud & Fyre - The Greatest Party That Never Happened. Also, Brandon makes Britnee watch the cult classic documentary American Movie (1999) for the first time. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration:01:39:27

#77: Shyamalan Classics & Spring (2014)

3/2/2019
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Brandon & James dive deeper into M. Night Shyamalan canon to re-evaluate the divisive director's early classics. Also, Brandon makes James watch the Lovecraftian sci-fi romance horror Spring (2014). Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/krewe-divine/

Duration:01:58:27