Ree Ree Ree Ree (Psycho music)!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we talk about Janet Leigh as the icy blonde, the MacGuffin, the charming sociopath Norman Bates, roadside motels, censorship, Hitchcock's despicable legacy of controlling and breaking down actresses, the 4 Psycho sequels in order from decent to unwatchable, that terrible exposition scene, the birth of modern movie marketing, subverting expectations, and the famous shower scene as we dive into an in depth Psycho film analysis!
Help me I'm poor!
Join the DBFS as we discuss that time in life when all your friends are getting married, comedy for women, dick and fart jokes, Kristin Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, how many puppies we could manage, possible sequel ideas, sex faux pas, the differences between this and The Hangover, how friendships change at different stages of life, and of course we relate all our favorite quotes.
So grab a hunk of brazilian meat and smash that play button for an in depth Bridesmaids film analysis!
(Special Guest: Single In Seattle Podcast)
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You're what the French call 'Les Incompetents'!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we discuss the quintessential French New Wave film, Jean Luc Godard, existentialism, killing cops, punk and DIY ethics, how being an iconoclast gets bought and sold to the masses, through being cool, Steely Dan, the effect film has on music, what it's like to eat frog legs and snails, needy men, finding happiness within, the effortless cool of french life, the birth of indie film making, and the effects this had on your favorite directors.
So throw on a beret and hit play for an in depth Breathless film analysis!
(Special Guest: Dylan Ross)
The filth and the fury!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we discuss John Waters, Divine, the filthiest people alive, eggs, art school, abject art, kitsch, Dreamlanders, eggs, the history of the midnight movie, connecting with fans, drag queens, eating dog poop, chicken sex, eggs, transgressive film, queer cinema, the bizarre comedy legacy, cult film, eggs, the possible sequel Flamingos Forever, our favorite's in the John Waters film catalog, and rate the top 7 filthiest scenes!
Smash that play button for an in depth Pink Flamingos film analysis!
(Special Guest: Americano)
We're not even supposed to be here today we're playing hockey at 2!
Join the DBFS as we discuss Kevin Smith, the View Askewverse, working crappy jobs, dealing with the public, Generation X, slacker culture, grunge, 37, blowjobs over sex, snowballing, street hockey in the 90's, berzerker, our favorite quotes and scenes and those we wished they'd taken out, the shocking original ending, an asian design major or an asian design major?, authenticity, the amazing true story of this movie's creation, Jay and Silent Bob, and briefly review all the follow up films.
So throw on a size XXXL hockey jersey and trenchcoat then hit play for an in depth Clerks film analysis!
(Special Guest: Seattle's Worst Podcast)
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Roses are red, Harambe's in heaven...
Join the DBFS as we discuss George W Bush, Michael Moore, September 11th, the war on terror, Iraq, Afghanistan, idiot presidents, the difference between a documentary and a movie, FOX News, Breitbart, history repeating, the similarities between Dubya and Trump, getting radicalized, voting, American democracy, Bush did 9/11, Florida Man, and don't get fooled again for an in depth Fahrenheit 9/11 film analysis!
(Special Guest: Roommate Andrew Lawrence)
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Remember kids: It's better to be a fake somebody, than a real nobody!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we discuss Matt Damon in tiny yellow shorts, Jude Law in a porkpie hat, Cate Blanchett, pre-Goop Gwyneth Paltrow, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, disassociated psychopaths, rich kids, Italy, the 1950’s, jazz, telling lies, unrequited love, homosexual subtext becoming actual text, the 5 books in this series and what a sequel to this film looks like, the brilliant storytelling of Anthony Minghella, the failed logic of murdering to cover up a murder, upper and lower class, making new friends, a modern day Hitchcock, and the fragile male ego.
So smash that play button for an in depth The Talented Mr. Ripley film analysis!
(Special Guest: Alan Danilo)
More like Citizen Dick!
Join the DBFS as we discuss the greatest film that ever filmed in all of film history, how Orson Welles thought he would look as an old man versus how fat he was when he actually got old, William Randolph Hearst, some understanding of cinematography, a healthy dose of politics, populism, rich playboys, the newspaper business, nostalgia and the loss of childhood, nonlinear narrative, unreliable narrators, flashback, film noir, German expressionism, a few Simpsons episodes, knowing a film without ever having seen it, history repeating, the obvious parallels with Kane and Donald Trump, the entire plot of The Third Man, and of course Rosebud.
So hug your local billionaire and hit play for an in depth Citizen Kane film analysis!
(Special Guest: Seattle Sucks)
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We cured racism!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we discuss the many controversies surrounding the Academy Awards, the best picture nominees, Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen, The Farrelly Brothers, institutionalized racism, learning to eat fried chicken, buddy comedies, Doctor Shirley, discrimination in the deep south, white savior, pitfalls of the working class, find the few bright spots in this film and run through the different ways it could have been improved.
So grab your lucky rock and a bucket of KFC and hit play for an in depth Green Book film analysis!
(Special Guest: After These Messages)
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May your first podcast be a masculine podcast!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we discuss the mafia, family drama, our favorite Marlon Brando parodies, Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, James Caan, the genius filmmaking of New Hollywood Francis Ford Coppola, Italian-Americans telling their own stories, the downfall of Michael Corleone, Sacheen Littlefeather, the influence on American culture and cinema, mobster rules, books over movies, bada bing, and of course list off our favorite quotes!
So leave the gun, take the canoli and hit play for an in depth The Godfather film analysis!
(Special Guest: Zach Rockstad)
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Happy Groundhog Day Dead Beats!
Join the DBFS as we discuss Bill Murray and Harold Ramis broken friendship, reincarnation, purgatory, making deals with the devil, mizvahs, immortality, Chris Elliott not Daniel Stern, Andie MacDowell's weak character, the abysmal accuracy stats of Punxsutawney Phil, debate how many days are repeated, weird local holidays, the dark story that almost was (or could have been), and try to pick a day we'd wanna live over and over and over again.
So smash that play button and celebrate accordingly for an in depth Groundhog Day film analysis!
(Special Guest: Solving Sounds)
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Alright, Alright, Alright!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we discuss high school in the 70's, smoking weed, drinking beer, scoring chicks, hazing, jocks, nerds, parties, cruising, the incredible soundtrack, the incredible ensemble cast featuring Mathew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, Adam Goldberg, Milla Jovovich, Parker Posey, Chris's spot on McConaughey impression, stories of broken ankles in Australia, the genius of Richard Linklater, and of course toxic masculinity!
So roll a J and hit play for an in depth Dazed and Confused film analysis!
(Special Guest: Chris Ballew)
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Have fun, Stay single!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we craft a love letter to Seattle talking Cameron Crowe, grunge, Soundgarden, romantic comedy formulas, the 90's, Pearl Jam, friends are the family you choose, Mother Love Bone, struggling artists, Alice In Chains, mimes, a love/hate relationship with cars, list our favorite quotes, the Seattle Sound, old music venues, dating advice, and Derek Erdman's happening!
So throw on a flannel and smash that play button for an in depth Singles film analysis!
(Special Guest: Derek Erdman)
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