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Episode #129 — The Royal Tenenbaums

“All my life I wanted to review The Royal Tenenbaums.”
“Me too.”

Eric and Austin break down one of Eric’s favorite films–and favorite films to quote. It is the story of a father who abandoned his family and left them all emotionally stunted geniuses. The guys break down how this film features some of the best performances by its cast (included Gene Hackman), the particular qualities of the set design and its use of music. 

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Episode #77 — Unforgiven / Vanishing Point / San Francisco Sourdough / Devil’s Haircut / The Cay / Borgen

Unforgiven podcast review

Having found their way into the Old Gods’ library, The Immortals unpack their understanding of Unforgiven, verify the value of Vanishing Point, savor the sponge of Sourdough, dissect the dalliance of Devil’s Haircut, consider color in The Cay, and break into Belgian politics in Borgen. OK, Borgen is about Danish politics, but alliterations are hard…and so is The Immortals’ next plan to escape the Old Gods’ realm!

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Episode #51 — Superman

Superman podcast review

What’s that in the sky? It is a bird? It is a plane? No, it’s the cloud which stores all of our podcasts. The latest of which is our review of Superman! Austin and Eric start their Five with a look at the first major studio superhero film, the adaptation of the Superman comics. They hired two Oscar winning actors, they got John Williams right after Star Wars and even got a surprising screenwriter. Was this enough to give justice to the character created to defend justice?

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