Episode 22: Submarine

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It is time, dear listeners, to discuss the most important (at least, in the mind of it’s astute protagonist) film that has ever been created. A shining example of Welsh cinema, we discuss Submarine. This movie was a suggestion from both Seth and Manny! Thanks, guys, for an awesome pick!

Jordan’s Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars
Carlin’s Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars
Overall Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars


Episode 21: The Avengers

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In this episode, Carlin updates bear-bating to the 21st century standard: nerd baiting. That’s right, he’s asked Jordan to talk about comic book movies. Specifically, the Avengers. The guys cover the ins-and-outs of this epitome of the modern marvelous summer blockbuster, from acting strengths and cool special effects to plot holes and pacing problems. And the ratings may skew differently than you expected.

Carlin’s Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Jordan’s Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 5 Stars

Episode 20: Once Upon a Time in the West

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This week, Carlin and Jordan explore another fan suggestion, this time from Seth. They look at Once Upon a Time In the West. They discuss about the use of camera work, minimalist dialog, scarcity, shootouts, and the conventions of the Spaghetti Western.

Carlin’s Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Stars
Jordan’s Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars
Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars

Episode 19: Bronies

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Carlin and Jordan sit down for another documentary– Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Ponies. In addition to discussing the documentary, the guys take the opportunity to discuss the inclusiveness of fandom, the opportunities it gives for people to overcome their personal fans, the new sincerity movement, and also voice acting techniques.

Carlin’s Rating: 3.5 Stars out of 5
Jordan’s Rating: 3 Stars out of 5
Overall Rating:  3.25 Stars out of 5