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Episode #123 — 12 Angry Men

12 men enter a small room to decide the fate of a man on trial. For Let’s Take Five, two men walk into a decently sized apartment in Chicago to decide the fate of the fate of a man on trial. The guys dive into the Sidney Lumet masterpiece in how it treats mob mentality, personal prejudice and the ideal justice system. Get excited!

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Episode #92 — Network / Bad / Serrano Ham / 99 Luftballoons / Bridge to Terabithia / Band of Brothers

Network podcast review

The Immortals have had good line-ups but this million dollar number has to be one of the best. There is the scary and timely satire of Network, Michael Jackson’s classic, ham ham and more ham, catchy scary German tune, wonderful and sad children’s book and one of the most beloved WWII stories ever filmed. Let’s hope they didn’t fuck it up!

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All My Films #002: 12 Angry Men

Film: 12 Angry Men

Director: Sidney Lumet

Year: 1957

Format: Criterion Collection Blu-Ray

12 Angry Men review

The Film

Fiction can be serve as a mirror to look back at ourselves or it can be used to make a world dramatically different than what we experience. The closer you get to reality, the more unnerving the experience can be. A fear I have is to have my fate be decided by twelve strangers. Just like we want for our President or teachers, we want the jury to be smartest set of 12 people that ever were assembled, because it’s your life on the line.

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