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Aniara

Mar 24, 2020

JJ and Steve find themselves among another group of exiles in space. Based on a book-length science fiction poem written by Swedish Nobel laureate Harry Martinson in 1956, Aniara explores the impact isolation, anxiety, and despair can have on a society. Within the first 10 minutes of this episode you will know if this film is for you or not.

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2020-03-21 • Saturday Matinée

Mar 21, 2020

We’re all living in a post-movie planet and just trying to make the best of it. We’re seeing some creative release strategies in light of the pandemic. Avatar is still coming. Cats keeps on giving. If you’re looking for something to do with your kids, you could do worse than remaking Spider-verse with traditional animation. Plus, trailers and a list of movies that include TV production.

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The Hunt

Mar 17, 2020

What a weird time to be alive, right? It seems appropriate for Blumhouse to release a political powderkeg in the middle of a national state of emergency quarantine that’s been wildly politicized across the spectrum. There’s no better time for us to talk about The Hunt!

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2020-03-14 • Saturday Matinée

Mar 16, 2020

Wisdom teeth. Tom and Rita. Plus a list of films with hot weather as a principle character and three derivative trailers!

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High Life

Mar 10, 2020

In the first episode of our Exiles In Space double feature Steve and JJ discuss Claire Denis’ first English language film, “High Life”. They agree that its artfully made. They agree that it has sci-fi elements. They even agree that it is not an enjoyable or comfortable viewing experience. What they can’t tell you is what this film is going to mean to you.

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2020-03-07 • Saturday Matinée

Mar 9, 2020

Corona Virus Gregorian Reset. Bollywood Eternals. Old Kids in the Hall. Plus a very special re-ranking and a list of films featuring great surveillance!

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2020-02-29 • Saturday Matinée

Mar 2, 2020

Spielberg is stepping down as Indy director. Wait… there’s a Snake Eyes movie? Deepfakes and BTtF. The Director’s Cut nightmare. Dear Evan Hansen?

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2020-02-22 • Saturday Matinée

Feb 24, 2020

Amazing Stories is back. Trump misunderstands the Oscars, longs for a resurgence of Gone with the Wi…whatever. Shantaram halts production because they don’t know how to write it. Police Academy redux? Joaquin Phoenix prison breaks a cow.

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2020-02-15 • Saturday Matinée

Feb 17, 2020

Oscars recap. Fathom Events and King Kong.The Batman camera test.

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2020-02-08 • Saturday Matinée

Feb 10, 2020

Kirk Douglas passes. Dune logo reveal. Is it a movie or a game?. Harry Potter makes Clue better… weirdly.

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