Dirty Sons of Pitches (My Dad & the Movies)

 

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's the last episode of season two, the finale, and the last movie is 1945's "Leave Her to Heaven," an Academy Award-winning noir mellodrama where Gene Tierney is an obsessive woman who won't stop until she eliminates any other alternative for her husband's attention and affections. Also, this could be the source of the warning about not swimming until 30 minutes after you finish eating. Season three coming next month, folks. 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 6:35pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the eleventh episode is looking at the newest movie in the show's run, the new monster movie from Japan that's breaking box-office and impressing fans and critics alike, the suprisingly emotional and evocative "Godzilla Minus One." 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 5:53pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the tenth episode is looking at our first Best Picture winning selection, 2018's road trip buddy film and controversial expose on the evils of racism and segregation, "Green Book."

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 9:39pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the ninth episode is looking at the only movie that Joan Crawfrod won an Oscar for in her storied career, 1945's melodrama "Mildred Pierce." Spoiler: the son is not as impressed with the film as his father. 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 7:24pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the eighth episode looks at the Coen Brothers Oscar-winning crime masterpiece, "Fargo."

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 6:57pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the seventh episode looks at the feminist roadtrip with one of the most famous endings in the last 30 years of cinema, 1991's "Thelma & Louise." Does it hold up and how eye-opening was this for its time? 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 8:08pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the sixth episode takes another Steven Spielberg classic, 1981's rip-roaring adventure, "Raiders of the Lost Ark." 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 11:50am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the fifth episode brings us to the movie that established the summer movie season, the 1975 smash hit "Jaws" and what makes it still so indelible today as it was back when it was first released. 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 9:58am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the fourth episode goes back to a film noir classic, 1941's seminal "The Maltese Falcon," which Nate has never seen before and... doesn't... have the best response to. Listen in as wel as discussions on the changing nature of language, what makes good film noir, Bogart's acting capacity, and what gives it its staying power.

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 8:07am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a monthly series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the much-delayed third episode tackles 1999's serial killer thriller "The Talented Mr. Ripley" with a very different kind of Matt Damon performance murdering his way through the Italian coast while confusing everyone that he somehow looks like Jude Law. It was just easier to be a serial killer in the 1950s, folks. 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 8:00am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and the much-delayed second episode tackles 1973's head-spinning good time, "The Exorcist," as well as the reaction in its day, the response from churches, and its lasting legacy to horror and beyond. 

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. It's season two and to kickoff another year of podcasts is the 2012 fact-based thriller about the takedown of Osama bin Laden, the torture-friendly "Zero Dark Thirty." Much of the discussion also touches upon the Iraq War, torture, drone warfare, and America's foreign diplomacy for the last thirty years, so expect a lot of additional points of conversation with the movie.

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. This time it's 1999's German-language stylistic kitchen sink explosion, "Run Lola Run." This was the movie Nate used to win over friends who said they never like foreign movies, and it's kinetic style, sound, and well-written world can leave you breathless. Also, see you in 2023!

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 8:11am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. This time it's 2018's Tarantino-esque ensemble thriller "Bad Times at The El Royale," one of the best Tarantino imitations to the degree it might out-Tarantino Tarantino. This episode written description is paid by the use of the word "Tarantino."

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. This time it's the classic sweeping romance set amidst the Russian Revolution, 1965's immensely popular "Doctor Zhivago," and both gents have opinions veering from the consensus.

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 6:07pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. This time it's 2019's cult horror movie, "Midsommar," which became his favorite movie of that year. Did he too fall under the spell of the cult?

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 4:29pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. This time it's 1964's OTHER famous Cold War anihilation thriller, "Fail Safe," with the biggest discussion saved for the final decision by the U.S. president to avert an all-out nuclear war.

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 10:45am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is the three-hour adaptation of Stephen King's popular series, 1999's "The Green Mile."

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Direct download: mdm_green_mile.mp3
Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 7:46pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is the Oscar-winning, post-apocalyptic, face-meltingly awesome "Mad Max: Fury Road."

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 7:25am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is 2001's "Vanilla Sky," based upon the 1997 Spanish movie, "Open Your Eyes," both starring Penelope Cruz.

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 7:22am EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is 1945's "The Portrait of Dorian Grey" based upon the story by Oscar Wilde and featuring a young Angela Lansbury.

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is the sci-fi film noir masterpiece and one of Roger Ebert's favorite films, 1998's stylish "Dark City."

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 7:47pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is director Paul Thomas Anderson's sprawling epic, 1999's "Magnolia."

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 5:19pm EST

A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. This month they kick things off with 1944's film noir classic, "Double Indemnity."

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Category:My Dad & the Movies -- posted at: 5:51pm EST

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