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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.


Webcast #171 – 2016

Posted January 15, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Our annual Best and Worst show, where we recount the heights and the depths of 2015. Unfortunately, one of our number was unavailable, so there will be catch up in a later podcast.


Favorite Movies of 2015: D. K. Holm

Posted January 10, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Spotlight Poster

For those who are curious, here is one reviewers list of favorite films for last year. The full discussion will occur in our next podcast, No. 171. The short version of the theory behind this list is that they are all personal favorites, and comprise films that I will continue to re-see ad infinitum. Domestic… More


Shocks of the Old

Posted by D. K. Holm

Robert Hughes and Christopher Htichens Covers

Among other things, the 1970s through the 1990s were a great time for the essay-review. Certain publications thrived with their authoritative contributors, magazines such as The New York Review of Books and the Village Voice, The New Republic and the conservative voices of The New Criterion, then the rise of Spy and the New York… More


Webcast #170 – 2016

Posted January 8, 2016 by D. K. Holm

The Revenant Poster

This week the full complement of reviewers discuss The Revenant, Flowers, and films from India at the NWFC.


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