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Back to School Cinema Series

Remember the last day of summer? You took it easy by having a nice BBQ dinner, talked about what your favorite events were, and then you went to sleep, excited to see all your friends at school in the morning. Cinema has always been the best form to capture feelings of nostalgia, so join us on our Back to School Cinema Series where we travel back and take a look at films that will help us remember just how fun, boring, and fulfilling school was for us.

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Episode 95 Land Ho!

This Week Blaise and James take a trip to Iceland when reviewing Aaron Katz and Martha Stephen’s “Land Ho!”. We also take a look at the trailer for “The One I Love” and get into some Comicon News. James gets a chance to talk to Nicole Wright and Armando Saldanamora about the web series Progress. We continue our Dardenne Brothers Cinema series with “The Son”.

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Episode 92 Begin Again

This Week Blaise and James review “Begin Again”. We also take a look at the trailer for “The Skeleton Twins” and discuss La Promesse for our Dardenne Brothers Cinema series. James gets a chance to talk to Geordie Sabbagh about his feature film “A Sunday Kind of Love”.
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Dardenne Brothers Cinema Series

I heard a story a couple months back about french youth panhandling at Cannes for tickets to see the world premiere of the new Dardenne brothers film Deux Jours, Une Nuit (Two Days, One Night). I have never seen a Dardenne Brothers film, so naturally I was curious what made French youth feel so connected to their films. Was it a sense of national pride to rally behind French auteurs at the premier French film festival or was it that they are more fascinated and engaged by cinema than our own culture. Regardless I would like to find out what all the hype is about and the best way I know is to curate a film series.

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Episode 87 Chef

This Week Blaise and James lineup to review “Chef”. We also take a look at the trailer for “Interstellar” and discuss  “The Host” for our Bong Joon-ho Cinema series. James gets a chance to talk to Jack Thomas Smith about his feature film Infliction.

Additional Materials:
Infliction
http://www.inflictiontapes.com/
Check the screening schedule to see if it’s playing near you!

What we are digging this week:
Blaise- Android Netrunner LCG 
http://www.amazon.com/Android-Netrunner-The-Card-Game/dp/1616614609

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Episode 86 The Sacrament

This Week Blaise and James review Ti West’s “The Sacrament”. We also take a look at the trailer for “VHS: Viral” and discuss “Memories of Murder” for our Bong Joon-ho Cinema series. James gets a chance to talk to Simon Cox about his film Kaleidoscope Man.

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Episode 85 Blue Ruin

This Week Blaise and James review “Blue Ruin”. We also take a look at the trailer for “All Cheerleaders Die” and discuss Barking Dogs Never Bite for our Bong Joon-Ho Cinema series.
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