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Dead Beat Film Society

We are the Dead Beat Film Society. Every meeting someone picks an important film. We all watch the film then meet back up to discuss it. Along with a discussion of why the film is important, we analyze the film making, acting, directing, and discuss our personal thoughts and opinions.
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Now displaying: April, 2021
Apr 19, 2021

There is literally no clues in this movie titled Clue!
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we revisit the radio origins of the Dead Beat Film Society, discuss making a board game into a movie, Tim Curry and his cult fanbase, Madeline Kahn and the flames on the side of her face, Lee Ving of the world famous band FEAR, Roseanne's boss, the guy from Taxi and other relatable TV references, how this movie gained a rabid fanbase, the little plastic rope, other favorite family games, the possible remake, renting a VHS tape, cable TV daytime programming, whodunnits, locked room mystery, the murder mystery dinner trend, dry whit and snappy one liners, the french maid, the multiple endings and whether that really caused the downfall.
So grab another bowl of your favorite recipe monkey brain soup and press play for an in depth Clue film analysis!

(Special Guest: Micah)
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Apr 5, 2021

Lemme ask you a question: Do you see what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps?
Join the Dead Beat Film Society as we talk The Dude, the Coen Brothers, the magical casting and whether this movie works without Jeff Bridges, intellectual comedy, the soundtrack, masculinity, the purpose of the narrator, symbolism in the dream sequences, the tropes of noir and the birth of the Stoner Noir genre, the Donny's Not Real theory, the religion of the Dude, Roger Deakins, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, the Gen X slacker, what makes the Dude such a popular character, bowling, White Russians, the pointless plot, MacGuffin, lots of hot takes and of course recite our favorite quotes.
So pour another Caucasian and hit play for an in depth The Big Lebowski film analysis!

(Special Guest: Kristen Grote)
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