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Episode #98 — The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line podcast review

In 1998, two films were nominated for Best Picture about soldiers in World War II. One of them was Saving Private Ryan which remains one of the most beloved and horrifying stories about the battlefield. The other was The Thin Red Line, a forgotten Terrence Malick film that traded intensity for grace. Breaking from his previous format, this film features voice-over from a series of men–most of which are recognizable actors–as they confront their own fear as they try to take a hill.

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Episode #68 — Being John Malkovich / Bright Flight / Gulac / Slob / Listen to My Heart / Call the Midwife

Being John Malkovich podcast review

Even though the portal that formed in the sword wound in Adam’s chest that they went through last week closed behind them and they’ve been trapped in a room without food in another dimension with no clue how to get out, The Immortals still have INTERNET! The movie this week is Being John Malkovich, which proves to be only a slightly weirder scenario than the one the Immortals currently find themselves in. Leigh hates another album that Austin and Adam like, while they all mourn the fact that they’ll never again talk about Weezer after this episode. The food and children’s book were unobtainable and unreadable, and Austin once again finds himself underwhelmed by a beloved British TV show. Will the Immortals ever escape this dimension? Will they ever do a normal show with no weird stuff? Will Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich? Probably not!

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