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The Arkin Brothers Talk About Movies

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We grew up on movie sets. Now we act, write, direct, produce, edit, and teach. So we know a thing or two about movies. And even when we don't, we'll talk about them anyway. Each week we dissect one movie and whatever else strikes our fancy. Informed opinions, inside information, occasional guests, personal stories, and tons of spoilers. Follow us on Facebook at The Arkin Brothers Talk About Movies Follow Anthony on Instagram @clemtorment Follow Matthew on Facebook at Matthew Arkin Studio Subscribe to our newsletter at matthewarkin.com

We grew up on movie sets. Now we act, write, direct, produce, edit, and teach. So we know a thing or two about movies. And even when we don't, we'll talk about them anyway. Each week we dissect one movie and whatever else strikes our fancy. Informed opinions, inside information, occasional guests, personal stories, and tons of spoilers. Follow us on Facebook at The Arkin Brothers Talk About Movies Follow Anthony on Instagram @clemtorment Follow Matthew on Facebook at Matthew Arkin Studio Subscribe to our newsletter at matthewarkin.com

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United States

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We grew up on movie sets. Now we act, write, direct, produce, edit, and teach. So we know a thing or two about movies. And even when we don't, we'll talk about them anyway. Each week we dissect one movie and whatever else strikes our fancy. Informed opinions, inside information, occasional guests, personal stories, and tons of spoilers. Follow us on Facebook at The Arkin Brothers Talk About Movies Follow Anthony on Instagram @clemtorment Follow Matthew on Facebook at Matthew Arkin Studio Subscribe to our newsletter at matthewarkin.com

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 25: The American President (1995)

1/21/2021
A Special Inauguration Edition. Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Martin Sheen, Anna Deavere Smith, and Richard Dreyfuss lead an all-star cast in Aaron Sorkin's warm-up for The West Wing, directed by Rob Reiner.

Duration:00:52:07

Episode 4: Against All Odds (1984)

1/18/2021
Jeff Bridges vs. James Woods. Is there really any contest? Seriously. He's the Dude. Also starring Richard Widmark and Rachel Ward.

Duration:00:43:24

Episode 24: The Bone Collector (1999)

1/14/2021
Denzel Washington is so cool that he can catch a killer even when he can't get out of bed. Of course, he's got the Tomb Raider herself, Angelina Jolie, to give him a hand. Or hands. Or hands and feet. Whatever. It's exciting, and we're going to talk about it.

Duration:00:40:04

Episode 3: Last Man Standing (1996)

1/9/2021
Bruce Willis brings the big guns. As usual. If you really wanna dive in, before you give this one a listen, check out Yojimbo and A Fistful of Dollars.

Duration:00:58:16

Episode 2: The Verdict (1982)

1/9/2021
With special guests from the cast: Roxanne Hart (Sally Doneghy) and Lewis J. Stadlen (Dr. Gruber). Paul Newman as a down-and-out ambulance chaser who seeks redemption by battling both the medical establishment and the Catholic Church. Directed by the great Sidney Lumet, with James Mason, Jack Warden, and Charlotte Rampling.

Duration:00:50:11

Episode 1: Misery (1990)

1/9/2021
The episode that started it all. We didn't yet know what we were doing. We thought people might be interested in hearing us talk about food AND movies. We didn't have the best recording capability. But boy, did we have fun. So you live and you learn.

Duration:00:47:14

Episode 21: Darker Than Amber (1970)

1/1/2021
Travis McGee gets into some very deep trouble when he pulls Vangie out of some very deep water after she's been thrown off a bridge with an 85-pound weight tied to her lovely ankles. Rod Taylor plays Travis McGee, who appeared in 21 novels by the great John D. MacDonald. Living on his houseboat The Busted Flush in Slip F-18 at the Bahia Mar Marina, this sometimes "salvage expert" takes his retirement in installments. And when he's not retiring or salvaging, he somehow always seems to be...

Duration:00:58:32