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Join The Flick Lab every week for an in-depth dive into one movie, old or new. The show is hosted by two Finnish film aficionados with experience and education background in media. In a world with thousands of movie podcasts, there can be only one with these particular hosts.

Join The Flick Lab every week for an in-depth dive into one movie, old or new. The show is hosted by two Finnish film aficionados with experience and education background in media. In a world with thousands of movie podcasts, there can be only one with these particular hosts.
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Finland

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Join The Flick Lab every week for an in-depth dive into one movie, old or new. The show is hosted by two Finnish film aficionados with experience and education background in media. In a world with thousands of movie podcasts, there can be only one with these particular hosts.

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@flicklab

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English


Episodes

#24 - A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

1/16/2019
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One, two, Freddy's coming for you... Nightmare on Elm Street. The historic landmark film that changed the world of horror. Join Karri and Henrik to find out if they see eye to eye on whether the film deserves its praise.

Duration:01:44:52

#23 - Apocalypse Now (1979)

1/10/2019
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Is it a film? What does it want to say? Do we want to know the answer? Borders between real and fictional get blurred in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now.

Duration:02:33:31

#22 - Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

1/1/2019
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"You think you're safe and alive, but you're already dead. Everybody! Him, you, you're dead already! This whole place, everything you see is gone!" Widely considered one the greatest action films of all time, we start the new year firing on all damn miniguns, with a film that needs no introduction - Terminator 2.

Duration:02:02:09

#21 - Six Degrees of Celebration (2010)

12/26/2018
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Russian film episode. A girl in an orphanage lies that she's the daughter of the Russian president. To what lengths would her web of contacts go to make her story appear to be true? Whatever the cost. Our guest is our Russian correspondent Yana. Happy New Year!

Duration:00:44:27

#20 - Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

12/19/2018
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How long can you avoid cultural clashes in a Japanese camp for prisoners of war? Not long, finds Mr. Lawrence. Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays from Karri and Henrik to our listeners.

Duration:01:29:11

#19 - White Hunter Black Heart (1990)

12/13/2018
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To shoot an elephant or to shoot your film? Now that is the question in Clint Eastwood's White Hunter Black Heart. Mr. Eastwood invites his film crew all the way to Africa, but his trip intentions have nothing to do with filming, leading to total chaos.

Duration:01:11:17

#18 - Inspector Palmu's Error (1960)

12/6/2018
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Finnish film episode. Inspector Palmu's Error (Komisario palmun erehdys) was voted the best Finnish movie of all time in 2012 by critics of Finland. It's a so-called closed room detective thriller, based on the novel of Mika Waltari, the most famous writer of Finland. Is the film worth the hype? Karri and Henrik will find out.

Duration:02:11:59

#17 - Bone Tomahawk (2015)

11/26/2018
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Troglodytes terrorise townspeople in this western movie by the word-savvy first-time director S. Craig Zahler. Despite the low budget, some big names like Kurt Russell joined this project, known for its horror elements. Will this be a cult classic?

Duration:01:10:01

#16 - Pocahontas (1995)

11/21/2018
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How much of Disney's Pocahontas is true? We will cover not only the animated film; we will also cover the historical Pocahontas with breathtaking stories from the Virginia colony from over 400 years ago. Get ready for a mighty journey!

Duration:02:31:27

#15 - Horses of God (2012)

11/15/2018
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Moroccan film episode. The worst attacks in Morocco's history happened in Casablanca in 2003. Join us for a discussion on the acclaimed film Horses of God (Les chevaux de Dieu) which tells the story. Our Moroccan guest is Anas.

Duration:01:31:05

#14 - In the Name of (2013)

11/8/2018
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Polish film episode. The Flick Lab kickstarts its international cinema episodes! We will cover one country-specific movie once a month. -- Priest Adam is frustrated by a secret. He does effective work with delinquent boys at a Catholic reformatory camp, until they find out that Adam is a homosexual. Our guest is Magda Hutny.

Duration:01:32:59

#13 - Halloween (2018)

11/1/2018
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Halloween 40 years later! Jamie Lee Curtis returns to reprise her role in this direct sequel to John Carpenter's original, ignoring all past sequels, to get back to basics. Was it worth it?

Duration:01:51:49

#12 - Halloween II (2009)

10/25/2018
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What is Rob Zombie's actual point of his Halloween II, and is there any? Is this yet another tired and violent teenage slasher or a misunderstood vista into the grim reality of life without popcorn and cotton candy? Find out with Karri and Henrik.

Duration:01:38:52

#11 - Halloween (2007)

10/25/2018
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After the last installment jeopardised the future of the franchise, Rob Zombie suggested to remake the original Halloween. But was it necessary on any level and can its existence be justified?

Duration:01:46:40

#10 - Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

10/18/2018
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Halloween: Resurrection is infamous for two things: its massive retcon and Busta Rhymes. The movie takes the fad of the early 2000's reality TV and places the Big Brother -esque contestants of an internet TV show to the house of Michael Myers, the brutal mass murderer. To ensure further trendiness, the show is led by Busta Rhymes and Tyra Banks. And remember: as soon as you press play on this episode - no one will be allowed to leave until the show is over! Let the Dangertainment begin-a!

Duration:02:07:47

#9 - Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

10/11/2018
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Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her role as Laurie Strode! But is that and the 20-year anniversary enough to float the boat? Find out with Karri and Henrik. You can find The Flick Lab on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Duration:01:51:04

#8 - Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

10/3/2018
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In Halloween 6, disturbing events take place in an underground cavern to deliver a child in order to inherit an ancient curse of Thorn, so that more tribe descendants can be sacrificed to save potentially millions of people... Yeah, or something like that. What happened to the Halloween franchise? Find out with us.

Duration:03:25:05

#7 - Halloween 5 (1989)

9/27/2018
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We both know he's alive, but Jamie Lloyd knows where he's renting - in an old hermit's underground cavern! This time, they're unprepared! This time, he's a Native American! And this time, he's back with a Camaro, driving over children. Halloween 5. Rated X - almost.

Duration:02:09:57

#6 - Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

9/20/2018
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Michael Myers is back! Halloween 4 is often seen as a decent return to Haddonfield after 7 years. But will Henrik and Karri see eye to eye on this one? You can find The Flick Lab on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Duration:02:06:25

#5 - Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

9/13/2018
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It's time! A wealthy businessman Conal Cochran has been in Halloween novelties business for at least 37 years. In Halloween 1982, planets are in alignment. The alignment decides on his behalf that Cochran must end his Halloween business by attempting to kill off his best salesman and all the kids specifically in the US West Coast area, as part of an ancient blood sacrifice ritual, because he is actually a warlock. Watch the magic pumpkin!

Duration:01:53:30