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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

Twitter:

@Swampflix

Language:

English


Episodes

#40: Killer Frogs & Night of the Lepus (1972)

10/3/2017
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We kick off the Halloween season with five eco-horror films about killer animals. Brandon and Britnee dig up every movie they can find about killer frogs with special guest Hunter King, pet frog enthusiast & host of the surf rock radio show Storm Surge of Reverb on WTUL. Also, Brandon makes Britnee watch the killer rabbit drive-in horror Night of the Lepus (1972) for the first time. Enjoy! http://www.stormsurgeofreverb.com/ https://swampflix.com/

Duration: 01:28:08


#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)

8/23/2017
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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


#33: Allegro non troppo (1976) & A Mid-Year Return to the Best of 2016

6/27/2017
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Britnee joins James & Brandon to discuss the most noteworthy films from last year they've seen in the six months since they made their respective Best of the 2016 lists. Also, James makes Brandon watch the druggy Italian Fantasia spoof Allegro non troppo (1976) for the first time. Enjoy!

Duration: 01:18:24


#32: Record Store Comedies & The History of Future Folk (2013)

6/13/2017
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Brandon makes Britnee watch the low key, musical sci-fi comedy The History of Future Folk (2013) for the first time. Also, Britnee & Brandon discuss three nostalgic comedies about record stores and their lovelorn loser employees. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration: 01:16:35


#31: Russian History Lessons & Girlhood (2015)

5/29/2017
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For our thirty-first episode, James & Brandon fall further down the Andrei Tarkovsky rabbit hole by discussing five narrative films that depict aspects of Russia's national history, including two titles from the Stalker director. Also, Brandon makes James watch Céline Sciamma's French, coming of age girl gang drama Girlhood (2015) for the first time. https://swampflix.com/

Duration: 01:42:51


#30: Pamela Anderson's Casablanca & Troop Beverly Hills(1989)

5/18/2017
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For our thirtieth episode, Britnee makes Brandon watch the Shelley Long comedy Troop Beverly Hills (1989) for the first time. Also, Britnee & Brandon are joined by self-proclaimed history nerd Jordan Campo to discuss Barb Wire (1996), a dystopian biker chick riff on the classic World War II drama Casablanca (1942) starring former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration: 01:36:56


#28: Ramen Girl (2008) & What Ever Happened to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

4/19/2017
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For our twenty-eigth episode, Brandon makes new co-host Britnee watch the Tampopo-riffing Brittany Murphy romcom Ramen Girl (2008) for the first time. Also, Britnee & Brandon discuss the cult classic What Ever Happened to Baby Jane (1962) and its much less prestigious made-for-TV remake from 1991. Enjoy! https://swampflix.com/

Duration: 00:54:57


Episode #21: The Top Films of 2016

1/11/2017
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Welcome to Episode #21 of The Swampflix Podcast! For our twenty-first episode, the first of the year & our longest to date, Brandon & CC welcome back former co-host James Cohn to count down their favorite movies of 2016. Enjoy!

Duration: 01:58:45


Episode #20: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) & The Battle of 1998's Celestial Apocalypses

12/27/2016
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For our twentieth episode, the last of 2016, Brandon & CC discuss two films from 1998 about Americans blowing up a celestial body before it blows them up first: Armageddon & Deep Impact. Also, CC makes Brandon watch the irreverent sci-fi comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) for the first time. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:53:45


Episode #19: Ballet Horror & Tale of Tales (2016)

12/13/2016
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For our nineteenth episode, Brandon & CC are joined by Alli Hobbs to discuss five classic examples of ballet horror cinema. Also, Brandon makes CC watch the brutal fairy tale fantasy piece Tale of Tales (2016) for the first time. Enjoy!

Duration: 01:11:48


Episode #18: Tampopo (1985) & The Dual Harvests of The Wicker Man (1973, 2006)

11/27/2016
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For our eighteenth episode, Brandon & CC discuss the cult classic horror film The Wicker Man (1973) and its less-than-prestigious Nic Cage remake from 2006. Also, CC makes Brandon watch the "ramen Western" Tampopo (1985) for the first time. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:34:35


Episode #17: The Naked Civil Servant (1975) & NOFF 2016

11/13/2016
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Welcome to Episode #17 of The Swampflix Podcast! For our seventeenth episode, Brandon & CC discuss all ten screenings they caught at this year's New Orleans Film Fest. Also, Brandon makes CC watch the made-for-TV Quentin Crisp biopic The Naked Civil Servant (1975) for the first time. Enjoy!

Duration: 01:33:22


Episode #16: Frankenhooker (1990) & 80s-90s Witch Movies for Kids

11/2/2016
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Welcome to Episode # 16 of The Swampflix Podcast! For our sixteenth episode, Brandon & CC discuss children's movies about witches from the 80s & 90s with special guest Virginia Ruth. Also, CC makes Brandon watch the horned-up horror comedy Frankenhooker (1990) for the first time. Enjoy!

Duration: 01:35:59


Episode #15: The Slumber Party Massacre Trilogy & Halloween III - Season of the Witch (1982)

10/16/2016
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Welcome to Episode #15 of The Swampflix Podcast! For our fifteenth episode , Brandon discusses all three films in the Slumber Party Massacre franchise with new co-host CC Chapman. Also, Brandon makes CC watch the franchise-defiant Halloween III: Season of the Witch for the first time. Enjoy!

Duration: 01:06:49