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Episode #174 — Little Big Man / The Dreaming / Voulez-Vous / Frontline

It’s been a whole week since The Immortals discussed a film that may not hold up. Let’s do it again! The gang discuss the Dustin Hoffman film Little Big Man. They also try to solve the weirdness of Kate Bush’s album, The Dreaming. Pedro declares his love of ABBA with Voulez-Vous. Austin watched Frontline–not that one. Get excited!

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Episode #173 — The Crying Game / Dig Me Out / Criminal / The Trip

Have you seen The Crying Game? The Immortals have and they’re officially giving you a spoiler warning for the entire segment! You’ll get why! They also listen to one of J.C.’s favorite albums, Dig Me Out, by Sleater Kinney. They also listen to Criminal by Fiona Apple and Austin joins Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon on The Trip. Get excited!

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Episode #172 — High Sierra / Abbey Road / One Fine Day / Monty Python’s Flying Circus

And now for something completely different! The Immortals review their first Bogie film with High Sierra, Pedro makes his opinions on The Beatles very clear (again) with Abbey Road, everyone has One Fine Day and then they make way for the epic Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Get excited!

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Episode #171 — King Kong / Chelsea Girl / Knoxville Girl / Dinner for One

IT’S KONG. The Immortal discuss the ethics behind the 1933 adventure film King Kong and the legacy it has left behind. They also listen to the Nico album Chelsea Girl, discuss the history of the murder ballad with Knoxville Girl by The Louvin’ Brothers and uncover the international hit Dinner for One. Get excited!

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Catch-Up Episode!

Surprise! You thought we were off this week! Nope! Austin finally got people to catch up on their missing movies. Pedro watched Bringing Up Baby from Episode 162; Sarah watched All About My Mother from Episode 166; and J.C. watched Planet of the Apes from Episode 167. They also all cover the album Melody A.M. by R√∂yksopp! Find out who is annoyed about their assignments!

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Episode #170 — Let the Right One In / Speed / Illinois / Supermassive Black Hole / Hinterland

It’s time for Pedro’s bonus pick! He finally gets to talk about the 1994 action film, Speed. But is it any good? (Yes.) They also review the 2008 horror film Let the Right One In, Sarah’s favorite album Illinois by Sufjan Stevens, the Muse song Supermassive Black Hole and the Welsh detective series Hinterland. Enjoy!

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Episode #169 — Fat City / Born in the USA / Vienna / South Park

Given that Fat City is a boxing movie, Austin should have been more prepared to put up his dukes. The Immortals have a notably mixed reaction to the John Huston film, but they reunite for their love of Bruce Springsteen. They also discuss Ultravox’s Vienna (or is Venice?) and the strange legacy of South Park. Enjoy!

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Episode #168 — Aguirre, the Wrath of God / Purple Rain / Let My Love Open the Door / Jonathan Creek

The Immortals are nothing but method podcasters. They recorded this a bit too late into the evening which puts them in the right mindset to go down the Amazon with Werner Herzog as conquistadors look for El Dorado in Aguirre, the Wrath of God. They go into ALL of their favorite Herzog stories and occasionally mention why the movie is good. They also dive into the classic Prince album, Purple Rain. Their hearts warm when they let love open the door with Pete Townshend and Jonathan Creek. It’s a good episode!

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Episode #167 — Planet of the Apes / Signing Off / Bat Out of Hell / Walker, Texas Ranger

When Don Draper saw Planet of the Apes, he stayed in the theatre with his son and watched it again. Were Austin, Pedro or Sarah compelled to do the same? Or watch one of the eight other Apes films? They also listened to some British reggae by UB40. Austin watched yet another stupid show–this time with Chuck Norris. But more importantly, Pedro has another excuse to talk about BAT OUT OF HELL!

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Episode #166 — All About My Mother / Maps / Wentworth

This week is a block all about women and whoops, Sarah is out sick this week. J.C., Pedro and Austin tackle the slate in her absence as they look at the incredible Pedro Almodovar film, All About My Mother. They also listen to Yeah Yeah Yeah’s hit single, Maps, and watch the intense Australian prison drama, Wentworth.

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