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Alex and Jordan present 'The Podfather', an exploration into the vast world of crime films.

Oct 30, 2016

Is Guy Ritchie really the British Tarantino? That’s one of many questions we ask ourselves in today’s episode as we discuss his second film, “Snatch” (2000). We discuss whether or not it holds up to his debut, his less-than-memorable character and narrative choices, and the indisputable highlight of the film,...


Oct 23, 2016

This week’s episode is about Mario Van Peebles’ “New Jack City” (1991). We look at the context of the film’s release, Van Peebles’ choices behind the camera, and cast who try their utmost to keep the film afloat as it threatens to crumble under its own weight. We also discuss Arnott’s Shortbread...


Oct 16, 2016

In today’s episode we finish our Tarantino trilogy with “Jackie Brown” (1997). We discuss his choice to break his mould and adapt someone else’s text, his continuing excellence when it comes to casting, and how the film belongs more to Pam Grier and Robert Forster than anyone else. Keep an ear out too for some...