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Talking Oscar, script doctoring, Liza's "New York" and more... 

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Lincoln, Sky Fall, Oscar Rumbles... ♫

♪...we will stand tall. Face it all together

In this super tight edition of the podcast we discuss four new movies (Holy Motors, Flight, Skyfall, and Lincoln) and pay tribute to Jodie Foster at her 1/2 century mark. With Nathaniel R, Nick Davis, Katey Rich, and Joe Reid.


Skyfall, Lincoln, Flight, Jodie


The Impossible Life of Pi & Other Oscar Ramblings

In this second half of our October conversation we discuss divisive films, confusing launches and release date choices, The Impossible, Life of Pi, Best Actress and Amour's Oscar chances... they're not so far-fetched.



The Impossible Life of Pi and Other Ramblings


On Pitch Perfect, Lincoln & The Supporting Actress Race

Katey and Joe talk Lincoln. Nick forces Nathaniel into a terrible confession in this new Oscar podcast with Pitch Perfect Preamble.

Pitch Perfect, Lincoln, and More...


Summer (Pt. 2) and Forward on to Fall

Part 1 -best films, moldy releases, nervous mormons, and summer crushes

For the second half of this Summer Jamboree Joe Reid, Nick Davis, and Nathaniel R (c'est moi) wrap up our summers at the movies and dream of the fall ~ Forward not back! 

Topics include but are not limited to:


  • Alex Pettyfer in Magic Mike
  • Princess Merida, Hawkeye or Katniss? Choose your favorite archer of 2012
  • Jeremy Renner in The Avengers
  • Movies We Hated
  • Sleeping through Snow White and the Huntsman despite Charlize Theron!
  • Adapting Cosmopolis
  • Did The Dark Knight Rises get away from Chris Nolan?
  • Movie Characters We'd Like To Introduce
  • Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present
  • Nick's newfound love of comedy: Ted, Wanderlust, 21 Jump Street
  • Retro Screenings This Summer: Sorcerer, Dog Day Afternoon, and Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte
  • Fall Film Madness: Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Zero Dark Thirty, Zero Dark Thirty, Skyfall, The Hobbit, Flight, Amour and More...

You can download the podcast on iTunes or listen right here at the bottom of the post. Join the conversation!


I Know What You Saw This Summer Pt. 2


I Know What You Saw Last Summer (Pt. 1)

The podcast returns for another Oscar season! I'm Nathaniel R and my ol' podcast mates Joe Reid & Nick Davis are joining me this month to discuss Summer Movie Season 2012. That's a wrap on summer so we're tying it off with our idiosyncratic messy multi-colored bows...

This podcast was inspired by our Summer Report Card series. Topics include but are not limited to:


  • What's Wrong With Virginia? (no, really)
  • Compliance
  • Killer Joe 
  • Best Picture Choices, Favorite Scenes, Summer Crushes
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild and Oscar's Music Branch
  • Hope Springs and Steve Carell
  • Steven Soderbergh pros and cons & Magic Mike
  • Sparkle
  • Joe's hilarious ongoing obsession with Oliver Stone's Savages
  • Bachelorette
  • Moonrise Kingdom and  Red Hook Summer Double Feature
  • Lesbian longing in Farewell My Queen
  • Michael Fassbender as the next Ed Norton?

You can download the podcast on iTunes or listen right here at the bottom of the post.

I Know What You Saw Last Summer Part 1