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Episode #98 — Wings of Desire / Teenager of the Year / Cassareep / Enter Sandman / Eclipse of the Crescent Moon / Forbrydelsen (The Killing)

Wings of Desire podcast review

There are angels among us! THERE ARE ANGELS AMONG US! Sorry, I’ve been catching up with Night Vale. The Immortals are just reviewing the beautiful film Wings of Desire where an angel wishes to be human. They also listen to Frank Black, Metallica, and watch the Danish version of The Killing. (Yes, Borgen was mentioned.)

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Episode #77 — Singin’ in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain podcast review

Last week was a bumpy start for the Gene Kelly Five with a more negative review than usual. But now it’s time for a true Hollywood classic: Singin’ in the Rain! Will this charming movie about a charming trio in a charming era of Hollywood charm these two guys with a podcast? Will it make them laugh or will their tears cause the rain where one could sing in? We’ll let you find out on this good morning.

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Episode #97 — Midnight Cowboy / Dare! / Squid Ink / Shot By Both Sides / The Little White Horse / Riget (The Kingdom)

Midnight Cowboy podcast review

The Immortals review the Best Picture winner Midnight Cowboy which features the character Ratso Rizzo, who is often mistaken for a Muppet or a Pink Lady. This is the homeless sick guy who is trying to help pimp out his friend. Easy to confuse them all. Anywho, the gang also reviews some more stuff!

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Episode #76 — An American in Paris

An American in Paris podcast review

After five weeks of beautiful, incredible and dense Russian cinema, Austin presents some lighter Hollywood musicals. What can go wrong? Immediately the guys examine the Best Picture winner An American in Paris and how toxic it is to women and honestly everyone. This may not be the perfectly selected Five but we’re going to make the most out of it.

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Episode #96 — M / Pet Sounds / Duku / Tuttie Frutti / Moomin, Mymble and Little My / Dr. Kildaire

M podcast review

Peter Lorre is often remembered as being the creepy but harmless guy in Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon. Yet years before those movies, he played a really complicated role as a murderer of children in M. And we’re going to review it! Also, one of the most beloved albums of all time, a super catchy song and a melodramatic medical drama. Get excited! Also Adam’s missing because he’s losing his mind but don’t worry about that.

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Let’s Take Five More Horror Films

The Shining podcast review

‘Tis the season where Austin and Eric are looking to watch and rewatch horror films. Like they did last year, they’re taking a bonus episode to highlight some of their favorites. These are fun popular films that are some of the best to watch this month, a few of which almost were on a previous Five set. Sit back, relax and ignore the pack of wolves who have been starring at you in the dark for the past five minutes.

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Episode #95 — Bride of Frankenstein / The Velvet Underground and Nico / Yuzu / Johnny B. Goode / Who’s Seen the Scissors? / The Up Series

Bride of Frankenstein podcast review

The Immortals return to the land of Mary Shelly, but this time Bride of Frankenstein is a sequel to the classic novel instead of a spoof. Which one will have a greater impact on the gang? Also Austin learns there’s more to Nico than The Royal Tenenbaums, Pedro unveils that Marty McFly did not invent rock and roll. Adam shows where the goddamn scissors are and we learn about England’s future by looking at its aged children. Get excited!

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Andrei Tarkovsky Wrap-Up

Andrei Tarkovsky podcast

Five weeks later and it feels like we have circled the universe of cinema. We’re saying that we’re fans of Andrei Tarkovksy! The guys look back on the five they watched and tried to sum up such a visual master of a filmmaker. Also they announce their next Five which may not start this week…

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Episode #75 — Stalker

Stalker podcast review

It’s The Wizard of Oz meets Jaws in a science fiction zone created by aliens. This can only be Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker. Eric and Austin break down one of the greatest films that Eric has seen on this podcast as three men risk everything to go to a mysterious Room that can fulfill their greatest desire. The guys dive into what that could entail and how Tarkovksy makes the ordinary so creepy and dangerous.

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Episode #94 — Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory / Soul Mining / Rex du Poitou / Rapper’s Delight / A Child’s Christmas in Wales / Pride and Prejudice

Willy Wonka podcast review
Who can take a sunshine, sprinkle it with dew, cover it in chocolate and a miracle or two? The Immortals. We can. That’s a thing we can do and always has been. Listen to past episodes, there are plenty of hints. Anywho, today we reviewed Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The The, The Sugarhill Gang, a Christmas story and a really beloved miniseries. Get excited!

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