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Webcast #181 – 2016

Posted March 25, 2016 by D. K. Holm

It;s still a boys’ club this week as our trio look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice; Eye in the Sky, about drone strikes; City of Gold, a documentary about Los Angeles food writer Jonathan Gold; Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, on Netflix; Guy Maddin at the Hollywood Theatre; and more movies from UCLA and Wim Wenders. 

Webcast #180 – 2016

Posted March 18, 2016 by D. K. Holm

This week the boys only step forward to discuss Hello my name is Doris with Sally Fields, the indie film Creative Control; the gymnastics comedy The Bronze, a documentary about abortion-restricting, Trapped; more Wim Wenders, and two upcoming mystery shows, The Night Manager and Trapped, from Iceland.

Webcast #179 – 2016

Posted March 11, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Among the films reviewed this week are: Knight of Cups, the latest meditation by Terence Malick; the Oscar nominated Embrace of the Serpent, about two scientists and an Amazonian shaman; Eisenstein in Guanajuanto, Peter Greenaway’s biopic of the Soviet filmmaker; The Last Man on the Moon, a documentary about astronaut Eugene Cernan; Young Messiah, a… More

Webcast #178 – 2016

Posted March 4, 2016 by D. K. Holm

This week the review squad assesses Whisky Tango Foxtrot, Gods of Egypt, Zootopia, and The Wave, then follows up with updates on Only Yesterday, The Club, and others, plus nods to the nostalgic but still relevant Chimes at Midnight and the films of Wim Wenders.

Webcast #177 – 2016

Posted February 26, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Ed Goldberg and Marc Mohan standing in front of a photo of Ed.

This week, the complete team of reviewers close out the Portland International Film Festival, and address some new big screen releases. Triple 9 is the new action film with an all-star cast; A War is the film from Denmark about a war crime; Sworn Virgin is a fascinating PIFF film from Albania; also part of the festival is… More

Webcast #176 – 2016

Posted February 19, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Poster for Dheepan, one of the best films of this year's PIFF

A trio of reviewers discuss the following films: The Witch, a new horror film; Race, about Jesse Owens; Touched by Fire, a romantic drama between two bipolar people; and a few PIFF movies that may return: Baskin, and Dheepan, arguably the best film in this year’s festival, and a selection of short films by Northwest… More

Webcast #175 – 2016

Posted February 16, 2016 by D. K. Holm

This week the gang discusses some of the movies shown during the first week of the Portland International Film Festival, including The Lobster, The Other Side, A Good American, and several others. On the commercial side, we have reviews of Deadpool, Zoolander No. 2, and Michael Moore’s new documentary Where to Invade Next.

Webcast #174 – 2016

Posted February 5, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Movies review in episode 174

This week, three reviewers discuss Hail Caesar!, the new Coen Brothers take on Hollywood in the 1950s, and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the horror mash-up. Also on hand are two films from the  India film festival, which is almost over: Satya, a realistic gangster tale set in Mumbai, and Dilwale Dulhania le Jayenge, a star-crossed lovers story… More

Webcast #173 – 2016

Posted January 29, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Posters for this week's movies

While one of our members is at Sundance, the rest carry on as best they can, reviewing Son of Saul, Kung Fu Panda 3, 45 Years, and The Finest Hours.

Webcast #172 – 2016

Posted January 22, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Movie posters in miniature for episode no. 172.

This week the full squad looks at Charles Kaufman’s animated feature, Anomylisa, the war film 13 Hours, the film from India, Sholay, the comic conspiracy fantasy, Moonwalkers, the music doc about the glam bar band Twisted Sister, and Norm of the North, among others.

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