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Ep. 66: Criterion of the Month - "Stolen Kisses"

1/19/2018
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"Do you speak English, Antoine?" Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi head back into the Criterion Collection for our Criterion of the Month with the sequel to the French New Wave film “The 400 Blows,” “Stolen Kisses.” Listen as we discuss Antoine Doinel’s life as a private detective, slapstick humor and the beauty of François Truffaut’s direction. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @ pachathegreat on Instagram & Tumblr. @ HumaneRamblings on Twitter...

Duration: 00:40:55


Ep. 65: FAW Revisited - "Back to the Future Part II"

1/12/2018
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"Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads." Do you remember...the Future? Hosts Serg Beret, Patrick Raissi and Matthew Reveles review "Back to the Future Part II" as part of Film A Week Revisited to revisit films Serg covered back in 2013 on the original written series. Listen as they discuss the alternative world of 2015, Marty’s chicken pet peeve, Biff's lovable affability and Crispin Glover’s lawsuit. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram & Twitter Follow Patrick Raissi @...

Duration: 00:49:01


Ep. 64: "American Ninja 2: The Confrontation"

1/5/2018
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"Yes, sir, we should kick some ass." DUDIKOFF! GENETICALLY MODIFIED NINJAS! ELVIS HOMEWRECKER! Welcome to the start of Sequel Month with "American Ninja 2: The Confrontation." Host Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi kick off Season 2 with the sequel of their most listened review episode with this 1987 Cannon Films classic. Listen as they discuss a fake Dudikoff, ninjas storming beaches in broad daylight and a bar fight that is actually insanely good. Follow Serg Beret @ sergberet on Instagram &...

Duration: 01:08:14


Ep. 63, Pt. 2: Top 10 Films of Season 1 (#5-#1)

12/30/2017
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In a special two-part episode, hosts Serg and Patrick reflect on their personal favorites from this past season (or year if you want to be technical about it)as they discuss their own top ten films they had never seen before the podcast. In this second part, numbers five to one are talked about as well as honorable mentions and dishonorable mentions. Serg's List 5. Diablolique (Les Diabloliques) 4. Moonlight 3. Stop Making Sense 2. Goodfellas 1. On the Waterfront Serg's Honorable Mentions:...

Duration: 01:24:21


Ep. 63, Pt. 1: Top 10 Films of Season 1 (#10-#6)

12/30/2017
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In a special two-part episode, hosts Serg and Patrick reflect on their personal favorites from this past season (or year if you want to be technical about it)as they discuss their own top ten films they had never seen before the podcast. In this first part, numbers 10 to six are talked about and a reflection on personal favorite episodes they enjoyed recording. Serg's List: 10. To Catch A Thief 9. Rushmore 8. Shin Godzilla 7. The 400 Blows 6. Do the Right Thing Patrick's List: 10. American...

Duration: 00:52:21


Ep. 62: Moonlight (Best Picture Winner)

12/27/2017
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"At some point, you gotta decide for yourself who you're going to be. Can't let nobody make that decision for you." In our final review of the year, Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi cover 2017's Best Picture winner Moonlight to discuss why the film is an important one in modern cinema and the story of the craziness that surrounded its win. Listen as they dive deep into the cinematography, the direction and coming-of-age to find out who one really is. Follow Serg Beret...

Duration: 01:25:10


Ep. 61: The Muppet Christmas Carol (Classics Revisited)

12/22/2017
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"LIGHT THE LAMP, NOT THE RAT!" It’s the final Classics Revisited of the 2017 year with "The Muppet Christmas Carol" for its 25th anniversary! Special guest and podcast creator Matthew Reveles returns to the show with host Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi for the classic starring Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, The Great Gonzo, Rizzo the Rat and Sir Michael Caine as Scrooge himself. Listen as Matt becomes the Wikipedia of Muppets, Pat gives his dark theory on the Ghost of Christmas Past and Serg...

Duration: 01:31:46


Presents..."Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Spoiler Review

12/20/2017
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"It's time for the Jedi to end." WARNING: SPOILERS THERE WILL BE! During a recording of next season's second episode, Serg Beret, Patrick Raissi and Matthew Reveles review the newest entry in the Star Wars saga, "The Last Jedi." Listen as they discuss the what they loved, what they disliked and how in the heck this became the most divisive film in the series thus far.

Duration: 00:38:44


Ep. 60: Joyeux Noël

12/16/2017
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"The outcome of this war won't be decided tonight. I don't think anyone would criticize us for laying down our rifles on Christmas Eve." Humanity is alive with the English, German and French troops during World War I in the underrated historical drama "Joyeux Noël" as hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi embrace the true sense of the holiday spirit in the middle of wartime. Follow Serg Beret Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat @ sergberet Tumblr @ sergberettumbles Follow Patrick Raissi...

Duration: 00:46:27


Ep. 59: Rare Exports

12/8/2017
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"The real Santa was totally different. The Coca-Cola Santa is just a hoax." A trip to Finland is in order as Santa Claus is coming back from his icy grave in the cult film favorite “Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale." Listen as our hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi review the film as well as a discussion on hyped films leading to disappointment, style over substance and find a Christmas miracle in gushing about "Jurassic Park III" and "Clue." Follow Serg Beret Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat @...

Duration: 01:03:47


Ep. 58: Die Hard 2: Die Harder

12/1/2017
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"Oh man, I can't f***ing believe this. Another basement, another elevator. How can the same s**t happen to the same guy twice?" Listen as the boys of Film A Week, Serg Beret & Patrick Raissi, kick back with John McClane for another Christmas Eve on-screen with "Die Hard 2: Die Harder" complete with a creative use for an icicle, a mediocre plot and NYPD Blue's Dennis Franz! Follow Serg Beret Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat @ sergberet Tumblr @ sergberettumbles Follow Patrick Raissi...

Duration: 00:56:37


Trailer-A-Thon: INFINITY WAR SPECIAL, PT. 2

11/30/2017
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"...to bring together a group of of remarkable people to see if they could become something more." Welcome to a special episode of our trailer reaction podcast TRAILER-A-THON all about "Avengers: Infinity War" and the MCU as a whole with our reflections on the past and excitement for the future. Listen in this second part continue or rundown of the entire MCU so far with the continuation of phase two, phase three, Spider-Man's introduction and a review of "Thor: Ragnarok." Follow Serg...

Duration: 01:16:53


Trailer-A-Thon: INFINITY WAR SPECIAL, PT. 1

11/30/2017
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"There was this idea..." Welcome to a special episode of our trailer reaction podcast TRAILER-A-THON all about "Avengers: Infinity War" and the MCU as a whole with our reflections on the past and excitement for the future. Listen in this first part (that's right, it's a two-parter) in which we react to Inifnity War and talk about the first two phases in the franchise. Follow Serg Beret Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat @ sergberet Tumblr @ sergberettumbles Follow Patrick Raissi Instagram/Tumblr @...

Duration: 00:46:57


Ep. 57: "GoodFellas" (Thanksgiving Special)

11/22/2017
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"As far back as I remember, I always wanted to be a gangster..." Fill up on an Italian feast this Thanksgiving as hosts Serg and Patrick rip off their cinematic bandage of film watching together: they had never seen Goodfellas. Listen as the two discuss the Martin Scorsese classic from the performances (especially Joe Pesci) to the clever editing and pacing throughout. Also discussed are Joe Pesci's Oscar win (complete with commentary over it) and what next month's batch of films are to...

Duration: 00:58:18


Episode 56: "The Shawshank Redemption"

11/17/2017
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"Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.” Hosts Serg Beret shows host Patrick Raissi one of his top five favorite films with “The Shawshank Redemption.” Listen as the two talk about the beauty of hope, Frank Darabont’s dramatic direction and why the film is timeless...complete with Morgan Freeman impressions abound. Follow Serg Beret Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat @ sergberet Tumblr @ sergberettumbles Follow Patrick Raissi Instagram/Tumblr @ pachathegreat Twitter @...

Duration: 01:03:36


Episode 55: "Vertigo"

11/11/2017
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“You shouldn't keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn't have been that sentimental.” Host Patrick Raissi gets introduced by Host Serg Beret to one of Alfred Hitchcock’s most loved films, “Vertigo.” Listen as they dive deep into the use of the color green, perform terrible James Stewart impressions and give their possibly most polarizing thoughts on a film considered one of the greatest films of all time. Follow Serg Beret Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat @ sergberet Tumblr @ sergberettumbles...

Duration: 00:51:04


Episode 54: The Kid (Criterion of the Month)

11/3/2017
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Film A Week Podcast gives thanks to host Patrick Raissi all November long by giving him the reigns with Pat Has Never Seen Month. Host Serg Beret picks four films from a list of films Pat has yet to see (two Serg has seen and two he hasn’t seen as well to be fair). We kick off with our final Criterion of the Month of the year with the master of silent cinema Charlie Chaplin in the classic Tramp silent film The Kid from 1921. Listen as we review our oldest film on the block as well as our...

Duration: 00:46:13


Episode 53: The Spooktacular Cinema - "Phantasm"

10/27/2017
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"You play a good game, boy, but the game is finished. Now you die." Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi end The Spooktacular Cinema series by welcoming our special guest and horror fan Daniel White to the podcast to relive Patrick's 9 year-old self's nightmare with 1979's Phantasm. Listen as they discuss Agnus Scrimm's menace as the Tall Man, the beauty of 70's horror and the polarizing twist ending. Follow Serg Beret Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat @ sergberet Tumblr @ sergberettumbles Follow...

Duration: 01:07:50


Episode 52: "Diabolique" (Criterion of the Month)

10/20/2017
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"There is only one possible end. We are monsters. I don't like monsters." Murder is afoot on the podcast in our Criterion of the Month and the hosts attempt to solve it with the spellbinding French horror-thriller Diabolique aka Les Diaboliques. Listen as hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi discuss their thoughts on the Henri-Georges Clouzot thriller with the importance of suspense, a complete ass of a headmaster and their theories on who might be haunting our leads. We also recommend you...

Duration: 00:44:53


Trailer-A-Thon 6: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised..."

10/18/2017
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Welcom to Trailer-A-Thon in which we give our thoughts and play catch up with the latest trailers to hit the big screen. In this episode, Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi hang out with T'Challa as he faces against Kilmonger all while ruling Wakanda in the much-anticipated "Black Panther." Then, DC and Warner Bros. bring their golden band of heroes together in the possibly final trailer of "Justice League." After, the hosts nearly get scared of "The New Mutants" with a horror shift in the...

Duration: 01:44:23

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