Sep 3, 2017
Back from our extended break with a one-off impromptu episode from a London pub, we discuss a few gangster films we've seen individually, as well as Edgar Wright's "Baby Driver" and Patty Jenkins' "Wonder Woman". Joined by guest Trelawney Edgar, we also explore the role of women in these films and, by the way,...
May 14, 2017
Joined by guest Angus Attwood, today we conclude our FBI/Depp trio with Scott Cooper's "Black Mass" (2015). We discuss the meandering narrative, the three women in the cast who steal the film, and whether or not Depp's Whitey Bulger stands up to his Donnie Brasco.
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Apr 23, 2017
The second in our Depp/FBI trilogy, today’s episode is about Michael Mann’s 2009 film, "Public Enemies”. We discuss the film's slow pace, its similarities to Mann’s “Heat” (1995) and the powerhouse performance of Marion Cotillard. We also talk about the life of the real John Dillinger, and whether or not...
Apr 10, 2017
The first of three episodes about Johnny Depp/FBI films, today we're talkin' Mike Newell's 'Donnie Brasco' (1997). We discuss the depiction of real life characters and events, the somewhat subtle performances from infamous scenery-chewers Depp and Pacino, and tell one of Mr. Pacino's favourite jokes.
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Mar 5, 2017
This week’s ep is a recording of the live broadcast of our First Birthday Episode! Joined by guest Liam Taylor, we look at Martin Scorsese’s underwhelming “Gangs of New York” (2002) as we discuss the hit and miss cast, the strange editing choices and how the historical accuracy holds up. In Arnott’s Time we...