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Episode #128 — The Jerk / Moss Side Story / Greek Oregano / Wide Open Road / QI

The Jerk podcast review

 

Steve Martin has been an amigo, a banjo player and a man with two brains, but first he was a jerk. The Immortals look back at his cinematic breakthrough, The Jerk and wonder how much it has held up. They also listen to a brilliant concept album which is a soundtrack for a movie that doesn’t exist. They also eat oregano in which they have so much to say. Then they dive into QI, the delightful British panel show where you finish it a little bit smarter. Get excited!

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Episode #125 — Good Bye Lenin! / Rejoicing in the Hands / Habshi Halwa / Todo cambia / Orange is the New Black

Good Bye Lenin podcast review

And we’re back! Yes, we’ve been back for a few weeks now, but here’s our first recorded episode after the hiatus. And we’re here to discuss everyone’s favorite dark German comedy from the past decade, Good Bye Lenin! They also listen to the smooth sounds of¬†Devendra Banhart and Mercedes Sosa. Sarah loses her mind over Habshi Halwa and we talk about the best and worst aspects of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. Also we have dumb new drops! Get excited!

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Episode #124 — The Godfather / Double Nickels on the Dime / Escargot de Bourgogne / Ace of Spades / Little Dieter Learns to Fly

The Godfather podcast review

This week on The Immortals, the gang reviews The Godfather. HAVE YA HEARD OF IT? They discuss whether or not one of the most beloved films of all time is any good. They also listen to some Minutemen and Motorhead as well as watch a Werner Herzog documentary about a POW. Get excited!

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Episode #123 — Day for Night / Don’t Stand Me Down / N’Duja / Tainted Love / Strangers With Candy

Day for Night podcast review

And we’re back! Sorry for the delay, but here is an episode we recorded last month. The gang discusses one of the most amusing movies about movies, we meet up with Dexy’s Midnight Runners, eat some tasty n’djua, get Tainted Love stuck in our heads and take advice from Strangers With Candy. Get excited!

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Episode #122 — The Social Network / In Rainbows / Lemon Curd / My Moon, My Man / Fargo

Social Network podcast review

100 episodes are cool, but you know what’s really cool? 122 episodes. Yes, that horrible set-up only means that The Immortals are reviewing the Aaron Sorkin take on the creation of Facebook: The Social Network. In addition to that, they listen to a recent Radiohead album, tasty lemon treat, a song by Feist and and an anthology named Fargo. Get excited because they’re back to old shit again after the break!

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Episode #121 — A Trip to the Moon / In the Wee Hours of the Morning / Elderberry Flower / O Sole Mio / The Ed Sullivan Show

Trip to the Moon podcast review

We’re (at) number one! We’re (at) number one! Yes our random number generator has us reviewing the very first entry in all of books. This means the short film A Trip to the Moon! A Frank Sinatra album because the 1001 Albums book starts in the 50s! Opera song that we definitely didn’t mess up! And The Ed Sullivan Show which is definitely available! This episode is about three times as long as the film we cover.

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Episode #120 — The Haunting / Duck Stab; Buster and Glen / Turbot / Jive Talkin’ / Home and Away

The Haunting podcast review

The last time Pedro had a bonus pick they revisited the 90s cartoon show Hey Arnold. This time he goes for a French comedy about infidelity and cruelty. He has multitudes! They review The Dinner Game as well as the horror film The Haunting. They also listen to The Residents and The Bee Gees while waiting for the next episode of the Australian soap opera, Home and Away. Get excited!

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Episode #119 — Nights of Cabiria / I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight / Afugea’l Pitu / In a Broken Dream / The Day of the Triffids

Nights of Cabiria podcast review

Before Fellini was known for this surreal films, he was the creator of stories that were often beautiful and sad. Nights of Cabiria is one of his finest and The Immortals are here to review this Oscar winning film. They also will listen to a full album by Richard and Linda Thompson (he was a recent review for the Song category), review some vinegar from a previous week, listen to a man named Python and fear some British plants. Get excited!

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Episode #118 — Badlands / Suzanne Vega / Sheep’s Head / O Superman / Charmed

Badlands2 podcast review

Over at Let’s Take Five the guys are diving into the films of Terrence Malick. It’s only fair that The Immortals do the same by reviewing his first film, Badlands. It is the story of two (very) young lovers who decide to flee across America after committing violent crimes.¬†(I look forward to the episode of Ad Absurdum where they claim the murders in this film are illegal.) They also review the soothing sounds of Suzanne Vega, the stranger sounds of Laurie Anderson and the stupid sounds of Charmed. Get excited!

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Episode #117 — 2001: A Space Odyssey / Penthouse and Pavement / Bay Scallop / Milk and Alcohol / NYPD Blue

2001 podcast review

At the dawn of man, there was a monolith. Today there is a podcast. Only one of these will greatly seen humanity into the future. Better listen to see if it’s this one! The Immortals review the Stanley Kubrick classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. They also listen to some Heaven 17, eat some fish, see if they believe that Dr. Feelgood as a medical degree and dive into a classic police TV drama. Get excited!

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