Trash, Art, And The Movies
The podcast that pits arthouse cinema against brainless entertainment—and then declares a victor.

Paul and Erin review two films co-starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor: the searing 1966 Edward Albee adaptation WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, and the campy 1968 Tennessee Williams adaptation BOOM! Plus: our quick takes on LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY, DOMINO, and HER SMELL.

Direct download: TAATM_297__Whos_Afraid_Of_Virginia_Woolf__vs._Boom.mp3
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Paul and Erin review two films about female characters with the same unusual first name: Barbara Loden's 1970 landmark of independent feminist film WANDA; and Charles Crichton's 1988 farce A FISH CALLED WANDA. Plus: our quick takes on ROCKETMAN, MA, THE PERFECTION and THE UNAUTHORIZED BASH BROTHERS EXPERIENCE.

Direct download: TAATM_296__Wanda_vs._A_Fish_Called_Wanda.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films starring the late Doris Day: the 1959 romantic comedy PILLOW TALK (costarring Rock Hudson), and the 1955 musical biopic LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME (costarring James Cagney). Plus: our quick takes on JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3—PARABELLUM, ALADDIN, BOOKSMART and WINE COUNTRY.

Direct download: TAATM_295__Pillow_Talk_vs._Love_Me_Or_Leave_Me.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:51pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two fondly regarded baseball pictures from the 1980s: Barry Levinson's sentimental 1984 sports fantasy THE NATURAL, starring Robert Redford; and MAJOR LEAGUE, David S. Ward's rollicking 1989 comedy, starring Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger and Wesley Snipes. Plus: our quick takes on DETECTIVE PIKACHU, LONG SHOT, VOX LUX and DESTROYER.

Direct download: TAATM_294__The_Natural_vs._Major_League.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two movies set in space jail: Claire Denis' enigmatic new interstellar drama HIGH LIFE, starring Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche; and the 2012 Luc Besson-produced action B-movie LOCKOUT, starring Guy Pearce. Plus: our quick takes on AMAZING GRACE, FREE SOLO, and the Netflix comedy offerings I THINK YOU SHOULD LEAVE and FIRE IN THE MATERNITY WARD.

Direct download: TAATM_293__High_Life_vs._Lockout.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two big-budget adaptations of comic books and graphic novels: Warren Beatty's candy-coloured 1990 crime fantasy DICK TRACY; and Sam Mendes' sombre 2002 father-son gangster saga ROAD TO PERDITION. Plus: our quick takes on THE MUSTANG, TEEN SPIRIT, AVENGERS: ENDGAME, GUAVA ISLAND and HOMECOMING.

Direct download: TAATM_292__Dick_Tracy_vs._Road_To_Perdition.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:03pm EDT

Erin and Paul review showcasing the two extremes of Glenn Close: her 2011 passion project ALBERT NOBBS, and the 1996 live-action remake of the classic Disney cartoon 101 DALMATIANS. Plus: our quick takes on HELLBOY, MISSING LINK, PIERCING and GIRL.

Direct download: TAATM_291__Albert_Nobbs_vs._101_Dalmatians_1996.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two modern-day updates of Shakespearean plays: the 1999 comedy 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU, based on THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and starring Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger; and Michael Almereyda's 2000 version of HAMLET, starring Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Bill Murray and Julia Stiles. Plus: our quick takes on Tim Burton's DUMBO remake, THE BEACH BUM, DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE and a passel of new Jordan Peele TV and movie projects.

Direct download: TAATM_290__10_Things_I_Hate_About_You_vs._Hamlet_2000.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:53pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about young metalheads directed by Penelope Spheeris: her 1988 hair-metal documentary THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION PART II: THE METAL YEARS, and her 1992 SNL-spawned comedy WAYNE'S WORLD. Plus: our quick takes on US, GLORIA BELL, HIGH FLYING BIRD and THE INVENTOR: OUT FOR BLOOD IN SILICON VALLEY.


Paul and Erin review two musicals set at the circus: the original 1941 Disney classic DUMBO, and Hugh Jackman's surprise 2017 smash THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Plus: our quick takes on CAPTAIN MARVEL, EVERYBODY KNOWS, SURVIVING R. KELLY, LEAVING NEVERLAND and THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART.

Direct download: TAATM_288__Dumbo_vs._The_Greatest_Showman.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:54pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about killer cars (or parts thereof): John Carpenter's 1983 Stephen King adaptation CHRISTINE, and Quentin Dupieux's 2010 absurdist comedy RUBBER. Plus: our quick takes on GRETA, FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY, VELVET BUZZSAW, THE GUILTY and the CO-OP episode of DOCUMENTARY NOW!

Direct download: TAATM_287__Christine_vs._Rubber.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:21pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two star vehicles about inspirational teachers: Richard Linklater's 2003 comedy SCHOOL OF ROCK, starring Jack Black; and James Clavell's 1967 drama TO SIR WITH LOVE, starring Sidney Poitier. Plus: our quick takes on THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART, VOX LUX, GULLY BOY, SHOPLIFTERS and BORDER.

Direct download: TAATM_286__School_Of_Rock_vs._To_Sir_With_Love.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37pm EDT

Erin and Paul look back at two films directed by the late, great Penny Marshall: her 1988 comedy fantasy BIG, starring Tom Hanks, and her Oscar-nominated 1990 medical drama AWAKENINGS, starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro. Plus: our quick takes on ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, THE FRONT RUNNER, THE LITTLE STRANGER and ONE CUT OF THE DEAD.

Direct download: TAATM_285__Big_vs._Awakenings.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17am EDT

Paul and Erin review two potboilers set in and around the Florida Keys: Steven Knight's bizarre new thriller SERENITY, starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway; and John Huston's 1948 melodrama KEY LARGO, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Plus: our quick takes on THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING, THE GREAT BUSTER, BURNING and DUMPLIN'.

Direct download: TAATM_284__Serenity_vs._Key_Largo.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:27am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about people torn between life on land and life in the ocean: James Wan's new superhero adventure AQUAMAN, and Hayao Miyazaki's gentle-spirited 2008 animated fantasy PONYO. Plus: our quick takes on BUMBLEBEE, GLASS, ESCAPE ROOM, FYRE and FYRE FRAUD.

Direct download: TAATM_283__Aquaman_vs._Ponyo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54am EDT

Paul and Erin reveal their respective lists of the best films of 2018, as well as the performances of the year, biggest disappointments, and much, much more!

Direct download: TAATM_282__Year-End_MEGASODE__The_Best_Of_2018.mp3
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Paul and Erin look at two films about beleaguered fathers planning extravagant weddings for their daughters: Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer's 1991 comedy FATHER OF THE BRIDE and Mira Nair's 2001 ensemble comedy-drama MONSOON WEDDING. Plus: our quick takes on THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD, MARY POPPINS RETURNS, ROMA, MINDING THE GAP and DID YOU WONDER WHO FIRED THE GUN?

Direct download: TAATM_281__Father_Of_The_Bride_vs._Monsoon_Wedding.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about dangerous erotic relationships from New Zealand auteur Jane Campion: the 1993 Palme d'Or-winning period drama THE PIANO, starring Holly Hunter; and the 2003 erotic thriller IN THE CUT, starring Meg Ryan. Plus: our quick takes on RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET, THE FRONT RUNNER, CAM and THE CLOVEHITCH KILLER.

Direct download: TAATM_280__The_Piano_vs._In_The_Cut.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:44pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about barbers and hairstylists: Hal Ashby's 1975 satire SHAMPOO, starring Warren Beatty; and Tim Story's 2002 ensemble comedy BARBERSHOP, starring Ice Cube. Plus: our quick takes on INSTANT FAMILY, GREEN BOOK, WIDOWS and THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS.

Direct download: TAATM_279__Shampoo_vs._Barbershop.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two mid-'80s comedies about people experiencing "one wild night" in the big, scary city: Martin Scorsese's Kafkaesque 1985 black comedy AFTER HOURS, and Chris Columbus' 1987 teen romp ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING. Plus: our quick takes on CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, SUSPIRIA, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND, THEY'LL LOVE ME WHEN I'M DEAD and HOMECOMING.

Direct download: TAATM_278__After_Hours_vs._Adventures_In_Babysitting.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:55am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about people who experience magical reversals of the aging process: David Fincher's 2008 romantic fantasy THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, and Ron Howard's geriatric 1985 sci-fi hit COCOON. Plus: our quick takes on MID90S, BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, SHIRKERS and THUNDER ROAD.

Direct download: TAATM_277__The_Curious_Case_Of_Benjamin_Button_vs._Cocoon.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about teenage girls who suspect the new father figure in their lives might actually be a serial killer: Alfred Hitchcock's 1943 classic SHADOW OF A DOUBT; and Joseph Ruben's 1987 cult B-movie THE STEPFATHER. Plus: our quick takes on THE HATE U GIVE, HALLOWEEN, THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT and CLIMAX.

Direct download: TAATM_276__Shadow_Of_A_Doubt_vs._The_Stepfather.mp3
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Paul and Erin review the two (yes, two!) films that won Best Picture at the very first Academy Awards in 1929: F.W. Murnau's romantic melodrama SUNRISE, and William Wellman's WWI aerial adventure WINGS. Plus: our quick takes on FIRST MAN, THE SISTERS BROTHERS, BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE, A STAR IS BORN and THE WIFE.

Direct download: TAATM_275__Sunrise_vs._Wings.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:35am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about showbiz, yacht trips and cold-blooded murder: Peter Bogdanovich's 2001 old-Hollywood yarn THE CAT'S MEOW and the convoluted 1973 mystery-comedy THE LAST OF SHEILA. Plus: our quick takes on LIZZIE, SMALLFOOT, KING COHEN: THE WILD WORLD OF FILMMAKER LARRY COHEN, and CRUISE.

Direct download: TAATM_274__The_Cats_Meow_vs._The_Last_Of_Sheila.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about narrowly-averted airline disasters: Clint Eastwood's 2016 film about the "Miracle on the Hudson," SULLY; and the 1970 schlockbuster AIRPORT, starring Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin and Helen Hayes. Plus: our quick takes on ASSASSINATION NATION, THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, FAHRENHEIT 11/9, and MANIAC.

Direct download: TAATM_273__Sully_vs._Airport.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:29pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about female pop stars being manipulated by sinister forces within the entertainment industry: the 2001 teen satire JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS, and Satoshi Kon's 1997 animated psychological thriller PERFECT BLUE. Plus: our quick takes on THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL, LIFE ITSELF, A SIMPLE FAVOR and MANDY.

Direct download: TAATM_272__Josie_And_The_Pussycats_vs._Perfect_Blue.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about fashion photographers who become eyewitnesses to murder: Michelangelo Antonioni's cryptic 1966 arthouse landmark BLOW-UP, and Irvin Kershner's glossy 1978 thriller EYES OF LAURA MARS. Plus: our quick takes on PAPILLON, JULIET NAKED, TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE and SEARCHING.

Direct download: TAATM_271__Blow-Up_vs._Eyes_Of_Laura_Mars.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about brothels: Robert Altman's 1971 career peak McCABE & MRS. MILLER, and the bawdy 1982 musical THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS. Plus: our quick takes on SUPPORT THE GIRLS, THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS, CRAZY RICH ASIANS, AMERICAN ANIMALS and GEMINI.


This week, Erin and Paul review two films about princesses, both real and metaphorical: Alfonso Cuaron's 1995 melodrama A LITTLE PRINCESS, and Garry Marshall's 2001 teen comedy THE PRINCESS DIARIES. Plus: our quick takes on THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME, THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST, CRAZY RICH ASIANS, BLACKKKLANSMAN and EIGHTH GRADE.

Direct download: TAATM_269__A_Little_Princess_vs._The_Princess_Diaries.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about long-term vampire relationships: Neil Jordan's 1994 Anne Rice adaptation INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt; and Tony Scott's 1983 erotic horror drama THE HUNGER, starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie and Susan Sarandon. Plus: our quick takes on TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES, YURI ON ICE, UPGRADE, ZAMA and A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL.

Direct download: TAATM_268__Interview_With_The_Vampire_vs._The_Hunger.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about babyfaced con artists: Anthony Minghella's 1999 psychological thriller THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY, starring Matt Damon, Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow; and Steven Spielberg's breezy 2002 chase caper CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. Plus: our quick takes on MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN, WHITNEY, LET THE SUNSHINE IN and TAU.

Direct download: TAATM_267__The_Talented_Mr._Ripley_vs._Catch_Me_If_You_Can.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:24pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about weddings scored to the music of ABBA: the campy 2008 jukebox musical MAMMA MIA!, and the 1994 Australian comedy-drama MURIEL'S WEDDING. Plus: our quick takes on ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, UNCLE DREW, LEAVE NO TRACE and SORRY TO BOTHER YOU.

Direct download: TAATM_266__Mamma_Mia_vs._Muriels_Wedding.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT

Paul and Erin discuss two films about people falling in love with people in comas: Pedro Almodovar's 2002 drama TALK TO HER, and the 1995 Sandra Bullock romcom hit WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING. Plus: our quick takes on AMERICAN ANIMALS, BEAST, THE ENDLESS and RAY MEETS HELEN.

Direct download: TAATM_265__Talk_To_Her_vs._While_You_Were_Sleeping.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:06pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about American presidents who seek to boost their popularity by staging phony wars: Michael Moore's only non-documentary, 1995's CANADIAN BACON; and Barry Levinson's Mamet-scripted 1997 satire WAG THE DOG, starring Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman. Plus: our quick takes on JURASSIC PARK: FALLEN KINGDOM, INCREDIBLES 2, FAHRENHEIT 451, SET IT UP and Hannah Goldsby's standup special NANETTE.

Direct download: TAATM_264__Canadian_Bacon_vs._Wag_The_Dog.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:27am EDT

Erin and Paul review two movies about nuns: the 1947 Powell/Pressburger melodrama BLACK NARCISSUS, and the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg comedy hit SISTER ACT. Plus: our quick takes on IN THE FADE, OCEAN'S 8, HEREDITARY and FIRST REFORMED.

Direct download: TAATM_263__Black_Narcissus_vs._Sister_Act.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:09pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about identical twin sisters: Brian De Palma's nutso 1972 thriller SISTERS, and David Swift's 1961 Disney family comedy THE PARENT TRAP. Plus: quickie reviews of ON CHESIL BEACH, SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY, LEAN ON PETE, HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES, and THE TALE.

Direct download: TAATM_262__Sisters_vs._The_Parent_Trap.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:18pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films written and directed by Paul Schrader: his unconventional 1985 literary biopic MISHIMA, and his 1979 Calvsploitation thriller HARDCORE. Plus: our quick takes on BOOK CLUB, LIFE OF THE PARTY, TERMINAL and WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH.

Direct download: TAATM_261__Mishima_vs._Hardcore.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49pm EDT

In honour of the late novelist and New Journalist Tom Wolfe, who passed away Monday at the age of 87, here's a TAATM episode from 2015 in which we take a look at a pair of films adapted from two of Wolfe's best-known books: THE RIGHT STUFF, Philip Kaufman's brash account of the early days of the American space program; and THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES, Brian De Palma's troubled satire of race relations in 1980s New York City.

Direct download: TAATM_CLASSIC__The_Right_Stuff_vs._The_Bonfire_Of_The_Vanities.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about the relationship between white women and their African-American servants: Douglas Sirk's 1959 melodrama IMITATION OF LIFE, and Tate Taylor's 2011 comedy-drama THE HELP. Plus: our quick takes on THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS, TULLY, EVIL GENIUS and REVENGE.

Direct download: TAATM_260__Imitation_Of_Life_vs._The_Help.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about famous websites: David Fincher's Sorkin-scripted 2010 account of the rise of Facebook, THE SOCIAL NETWORK; and Nora Ephron's 1998 Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan romcom YOU'VE GOT MAIL. Plus: quick takes on LEAN ON PETE, THE RIDER, BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION, THE GREEN FOG and DOUBLE LOVER.

Direct download: TAATM_259__The_Social_Network_vs._Youve_Got_Mail.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:14pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two crime movies starring the late, great Bob Hoskins: his 1980 breakthrough vehicle THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY, and the 1988 blend of live-action film noir and classic animated mayhem WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? Plus: our quick takes on PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING, CHAPPAQUIDDICK, FACES PLACES, and more.

Direct download: TAATM_258__The_Long_Good_Friday_vs._Who_Framed_Roger_Rabbit_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:57am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about talking dogs and post-apocalyptic landscapes: Wes Anderson's new animated adventure ISLE OF DOGS, and L.Q. Jones' 1975 sci-fi cult fave A BOY AND HIS DOG. Plus: our quick takes on BPM, A QUIET PLACE, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE and ANDRE THE GIANT.

Direct download: TAATM_257__Isle_Of_Dogs_vs._A_Boy_And_His_Dog.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:50am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about young men who view the world through the lens of their favourite videogames: Steven Spielberg's new adaptation of Ernest Cline's nerd-pandering novel READY PLAYER ONE, and Edgar Wright's 2010 film version of Bryan Lee O'Malley's graphic novels SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD. Plus: our quick takes on LOVE, SIMON, BLOCKERS, RAT FILM and THE ZEN DIARIES OF GARRY SHANDLING.

Direct download: TAATM_256__Ready_Player_One_vs._Scott_Pilgrim_Vs._The_World.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about relationships that revolve around basketball: Gina Prince-Bythewood's 2000 romantic drama LOVE AND BASKETBALL, starring Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps; and Ron Shelton's 1992 comedy WHITE MEN CAN'T JUMP, starring Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. Plus: our quick takes on 7 DAYS IN ENTEBBE, UNSANE, THE DEATH OF STALIN, WILD WILD COUNTRY and THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE.

Direct download: TAATM_255__Love_And_Basketball_vs._White_Men_Cant_Jump.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two sight-gag comedies about oblivious men with a knack for leaving destruction in their wake: Jacques Tati's whimsical 1953 comedy classic M. HULOT'S HOLIDAY, and the 1997 big-screen adventure of Rowan Atkinson's beloved TV character BEAN. Plus: our quick takes on TOMB RAIDER, A WRINKLE IN TIME, and THOROUGHBREDS.

Direct download: TAATM_254__M._Hulots_Holiday_vs._Bean.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:35am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films set in the world of high-stakes auto racing: TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY, Adam McKay's 2006 NASCAR spoof starring Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen; and LE MANS, Lee H. Katzin's 1971 docudrama, starring Steve McQueen. Plus: an Oscar quiz and our quick takes on RED SPARROW, THE PARTY, WOODSHOCK, PADDINGTON 2 and BABYLON BERLIN.

Direct download: TAATM_253__Talladega_Nights__The_Ballad_Of_Ricky_Bobby_vs._Le_Mans.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films starring the iconic 1950s sex symbol Marilyn Monroe: Billy Wilder's 1955 sex comedy THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH, and John Huston's 1961 drama THE MISFITS. Plus: our quick takes on BLACK PANTHER, THE 15:17 TO PARIS, GAME NIGHT and ANNIHILATION.

Direct download: TAATM_252__The_Seven_Year_Itch_vs._The_Misfits.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:33pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about famous Hollywood movie stars falling in love with non-famous British men: FILM STARS DON'T DIE IN LIVERPOOL, starring Annette Bening as Gloria Grahame, and NOTTING HILL, starring Julia Roberts as "Anna Scott." Plus: our quick takes on BLACK PANTHER, EX LIBRIS, FIFTY SHADES FREED, MY FRIEND DAHMER and TOM OF FINLAND.

Direct download: TAATM_251__Film_Stars_Dont_Die_In_Liverpool_vs._Notting_Hill.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about normal-sized men who become very, very small: Alexander Payne's new social satire DOWNSIZING; and Jack Arnold's 1957 sci-fi classic THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN. Plus: our quick takes on MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER, THE FINAL YEAR, A FANTASTIC WOMAN and THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX, and a tribute to the late John Mahoney.

Direct download: TAATM_250__Downsizing_vs._The_Incredible_Shrinking_Man.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

Erin and Paul review two madcap adventures featuring chart-topping pop groups: 1965's HELP!, starring the Beatles; and 1997's SPICE WORLD, starring the Spice Girls. Plus: our quick takes on the controversy-plaged Bollywood hit PADMAAVAT, David Wain's Doug Kenney biopic A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE, Aaron Sorkin's tale of poker and female empowerment MOLLY'S GAME, and Steven Spielberg's star-packed celebration of journalistic courage THE POST.

Direct download: TAATM_249__Help_vs._Spice_World.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about female figure skaters whose turbulent romantic lives threaten to derail their quest for Olympic gold: the new Tonya Harding biopic I, TONYA, and the 1992 sleepover favourite THE CUTTING EDGE. Plus: our quick takes on the Oscar nominations, JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, PADDINGTON 2, THE SQUARE, PHANTOM THREAD and MOM AND DAD.

Direct download: TAATM_248__I_Tonya_vs._The_Cutting_Edge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07pm EDT

Our annual jumbo-sized year-in-review podcast, in which Erin and Paul run down their respective lists of the best films of 2017.

Direct download: TAATM_247__Year-End_MEGASODE__The_Best_Of_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:18pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about moviemaking at various levels of competence: James Franco's new comedy THE DISASTER ARTIST, and Francois Truffaut's 1973 Oscar-winner DAY FOR NIGHT. Plus: our quick takes on STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, WONDER WHEEL and I LOVE YOU DADDY.

Direct download: TAATM_246__The_Disaster_Artist_vs._Day_For_Night.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about wild, all-female weekend getaways: Ridley Scott's 1991 feminist landmark THELMA & LOUISE, and Malcolm D. Lee's raunchy 2017 surprise hit GIRLS TRIP. Plus: quick takes on LAST FLAG FLYING, BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL, THOR: RAGNAROK, WHEELMAN and VOYEUR.

Direct download: TAATM_245__Thelma__Louise_vs._Girls_Trip.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:26pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two atmospheric Donald Sutherland genre exercises from the 1970s: Nicolas Roeg's 1973 supernatural drama DON'T LOOK NOW, and Philip Kaufman's paranoid 1978 sci-fi thriller INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS. Plus: our quick takes on LADY BIRD, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI, TOO FUNNY TO FAIL, THE PROBLEM WITH APU, and JIM & ANDY.

Direct download: TAATM_244__Dont_Look_Now_vs._Invasion_Of_The_Body_Snatchers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about iconic punk musicians: Alex Cox's grim 1986 biopic SID AND NANCY, starring Gary Oldman as Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious; and ROCK N ROLL HIGH SCHOOL, Allan Arkush's 1979 cult film, starring P.J. Soles as the world's most enthusiastic Ramones fan. Plus: our quick takes on WONDERSTRUCK, THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, BRIGSBY BEAR and KILLING GROUND. Also: Erin discovers the wonders of William Friedkin's BUG!

Direct download: TAATM_243__Sid_And_Nancy_vs._Rock_N_Roll_High_School.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about murder and mayhem playing out against picture-perfect suburban backdrops: George Clooney's new dark comedy SUBURBICON, starring Matt Damon and Julianne Moore; and THE 'BURBS, Joe Dante's 1989 cult comedy, starring Tom Hanks and Carrie Fisher. Plus: our quick takes on THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, THOR: RAGNAROK, THE FLORIDA PROJECT, THE TRIP TO SPAIN and BRAD'S STATUS.

Direct download: TAATM_242__Suburbicon_vs._The_Burbs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Paul and Erin celebrate Halloween by once again reviewing a pair of movies about witches. This time, it's George Miller's star-studded 1987 John Updike adaptation THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, and Andrew Fleming's 1996 teen fantasy thriller THE CRAFT. Plus: our quick takes on LOVING VINCENT, THE FLORIDA PROJECT, MARJORIE PRIME and COLUMBUS.

Direct download: TAATM_241__The_Witches_Of_Eastwick_vs._The_Craft.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:18pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about men making deals with the devil: Stanley Donen's Faustian 1967 comedy BEDAZZLED, starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore; and Taylor Hackford's 1997 camp thriller THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, starring Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino. Plus: our quick takes on THE SNOWMAN, AMERICAN VANDAL, THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED) and BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99.

Direct download: TAATM_240__Bedazzled_vs._The_Devils_Advocate.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two cinematic accounts of Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign: D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus' 1993 fliy-on-the-wall documentary THE WAR ROOM, and Mike Nichols' 1998 political satire PRIMARY COLORS. Plus: our quick takes on the polyamorous biopic PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN, Johnnie To's quirky musical OFFICE, Denis Villeneuve's much-anticipated sci-fi sequel BLADE RUNNER 2049 and the Cate Blanchett showcase MANIFESTO.

Direct download: TAATM_239__The_War_Room_vs._Primary_Colors.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:52am EDT

Erin and Paul review two classic ensemble women's pictures: Herbert Ross' 1989 Southern-fried tearjerker STEEL MAGNOLIAS, and Wayne Wang's 1993 Asian-experience drama THE JOY LUCK CLUB. Plus: our quick takes on AMERICAN MADE, KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE, GERALD'S GAME and TAG.

Direct download: TAATM_238__Steel_Magnolias_vs._The_Joy_Luck_Club.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:18pm EDT

Paul and Erin take a deep dive into two classic submarine movies: Wolfgang Petersen's 1981 U-boat drama DAS BOOT, and Tony Scott's 1995 Cold War thriller CRIMSON TIDE. Plus: our quick takes on STRONGER, BATTLE OF THE SEXES, BEATRIZ AT DINNER, THE LITTLE HOURS and JERRY BEFORE SEINFELD.

Direct download: TAATM_237__Das_Boot_vs._Crimson_Tide.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

Paul and Erin take a deep dive into two classic submarine movies: Wolfgang Petersen's 1981 U-boat drama DAS BOOT, and Tony Scott's 1995 Cold War thriller CRIMSON TIDE. Plus: our quick takes on STRONGER, BATTLE OF THE SEXES, BEATRIZ AT DINNER, THE LITTLE HOURS and JERRY BEFORE SEINFELD.

Direct download: TAATM_237__Das_Boot_vs._Crimson_Tide.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two classic backstage comedies: Mel Brooks' original 1967 exercise in tastelessness THE PRODUCERS, and John Madden's Oscar-winning 1998 Elizabethan romantic comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE. Plus: our quick takes on TULIP FEVER, IT, MOTHER! and NOCTURAMA.

Direct download: TAATM_236__The_Producers_vs._Shakespeare_In_Love.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:31am EDT

Paul and Erin review two tearjerkers about older couples dealing with Alzheimer's: the 2004 Nicholas Sparks adaptation THE NOTEBOOK, starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, and Sarah Polley's 2006 Alice Munro adaptation AWAY FROM HER, starring Gordon Pinsent and Julie Christie. Plus: a recap of the summer movie season and a farewell to TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN.

Direct download: TAATM_235__The_Notebook_vs._Away_From_Her.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

The next episode of the podcast will be delayed a few days, so to hold you over, here's an episode from way back in 2014, when Paul and erstwhile cohost Heather Noel discussed two films starring the late slapstick legend Jerry Lewis: THE BELLBOY and THE KING OF COMEDY.

Direct download: TAATM_CLASSIC__The_Bellboy_vs._The_King_Of_Comedy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films starring or about Joan Crawford: the 1945 noir melodrama MILDRED PIERCE, and the campy 1981 Crawford biopic MOMMIE DEAREST. Plus: our quick takes on THE LITTLE HOURS, LANDLINE, KUSO and NOBODY SPEAK: TRIALS OF THE FREE PRESS.

NOTE: Next week's matchup has been changed to AWAY FROM HER vs. THE NOTEBOOK.

Direct download: TAATM_234__Mildred_Pierce_vs._Mommie_Dearest.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:16am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about subversive DJs: Barry Levinson's 1987 Robin Williams star vehicle GOOD MORNING VIETNAM, and Allan Moyle's 1990 teen-angst cult classic PUMP UP THE VOLUME. Plus: our quick takes on DETROIT, THE TRIP TO SPAIN, LADY MACBETH, A DARK SONG and I CALLED HIM MORGAN.

Direct download: TAATM_233__Good_Morning_Vietnam_vs._Pump_Up_The_Volume.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:43am EDT

Erin and Paul discuss two films about lonely souls searching for love in Los Angeles: Alan Rudolph's 1976 ensemble drama WELCOME TO LA, and Steve Martin's whimsical comedy-fantasy LA STORY. Plus: our quick takes on TO THE BONE, ATOMIC BLONDE, A GHOST STORY, and more.

Direct download: TAATM_232__Welcome_To_LA_vs._LA_Story.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31am EDT

Erin and Paul review two modern-day riffs on Alfred Hitchcock's REAR WINDOW: Brian De Palma's 1984 driller-killer thriller BODY DOUBLE, and D.J. Caruso's 2007 house-arrest sleeper hit DISTURBIA. Plus: our quick takes on VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS, DUNKIRK, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, and PATHER PANCHALI.

Direct download: TAATM_231__Body_Double_vs._Disturbia.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films starring Kirsten Dunst: 2000's bouncy cheerleading comedy BRING IT ON, and 2011's emotionally gruelling Armageddon drama MELANCHOLIA. Plus: our quick takes on SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, THE BIG SICK, THE LOST CITY OF Z, and THE BEGUILED.

Direct download: TAATM_230__Bring_It_On_vs._Melancholia.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19am EDT

Erin and Paul raise their glasses to two films about lovable drunks: the 1981 Dudley Moore vehicle ARTHUR, and the 1987 dive-bar drama BARFLY, starring Mickey Rourke and scripted by Charles Bukowski. Plus: our quick takes on ROUGH NIGHT, BABY DRIVER, THE BAD BATCH and OKJA.

Direct download: TAATM_229__Arthur_vs._Barfly.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22am EDT

Paul and Erin review two movies inspired by the music of The Beatles: Julie Taymor's sprawling 2007 romance ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, and Michael Schultz's 1978 disco debacle SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND. Plus: our quick takes on THE BAD BATCH, MY COUSIN RACHEL, OH HELLO! ON BROADWAY, HARD TIMES and ALOHA BOBBY AND ROSE.


Erin and Paul review two films about bicycles and the men who ride them: Peter Yates' 1979 coming-of-age dramedy BREAKING AWAY, and David Koepp's breezy 2012 thriller PREMIUM RUSH. Plus: our quick takes on CERTAIN WOMEN, BIG LITTLE LIES, WONDER WOMAN, BUSTER'S MAL HEART, Mira Nair and Charles Taylor.

Direct download: TAATM_227__Breaking_Away_vs._Premium_Rush.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:51am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about master thieves pulling off super-complicated heists: Jules Dassin's 1955 French noir classic RIFIFI, and Bruce Willis' ill-fated 1991 vanity project HUDSON HAWK. Plus: our quick takes on WONDER WOMAN, THE LOVERS, HOUNDS OF LOVE and RAW.

Direct download: TAATM_226__Rififi_vs._Hudson_Hawk.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:54pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about cavemen and cavewomen: Jean-Jacques Annaud's 1981 drama QUEST FOR FIRE, and the 1966 Ray Harryhausen production ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. Plus: our quick takes on SONG TO SONG, A QUIET PASSION, GET ME ROGER STONE, THE KEEPERS and Showtime's new TWIN PEAKS revival.

Direct download: TAATM_225__Quest_For_Fire_vs._One_Million_Years_B.C.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about Texas, written and directed by famous musicians: David Byrne's quirky 1986 ensemble comedy TRUE STORIES, and Rob Zombie's nasty 2005 grindhouse horror film THE DEVIL'S REJECTS. Plus: our quick takes on GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, KEDI, and THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS.

Direct download: TAATM_224__True_Stories_vs._The_Devils_Rejects.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

In this bonus episode, recorded live at Northwestfest on May 9, Paul and Erin are joined by Matt Bowes (BOLLYWOOD IS FOR LOVERS) and JP Fournier (THE MOVIE JERKS) for a conversation about movie podcasting.


Erin and Paul review two films about young boys who uncover misdeeds of the past thanks to their ability to communicate with ghosts: Guillermo Del Toro's 2001 gothic horror film THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE, and Laika Studios' 2012 stop-motion horror comedy PARANORMAN. Plus: our quick takes on BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION, COLOSSAL, CASTING JONBENET and CONTEMPORARY COLOR.

Direct download: TAATM_223__The_Devils_Backbone_vs._ParaNorman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

To mark the passing of Jonathan Demme, we're reposting this episode from way back in 2014, in which we examined two of Demme's less-examined films: his adaptation of Toni Morrison's landmark novel BELOVED, and his screwball Mafia comedy MARRIED TO THE MOB. 

Direct download: TAATM_96__Beloved_vs._Married_To_The_Mob_REPOST.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:27am EDT

Erin and Paul tackle two films from the 1970s heyday of bad-boy British director Ken Russell: his still-controversial 1971 historical drama THE DEVILS, and his psychedelic 1975 adaptation of The Who's rock opera TOMMY. Plus: our quick takes on FREE FIRE, 13 REASONS WHY, THE DISCOVERY and THE VOID.

Direct download: TAATM_222__The_Devils_vs._Tommy.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about uptight women falling in love with scruffy male vagabonds during high-spirited jungle adventures: John Huston's 1951 classic THE AFRICAN QUEEN, and Robert Zemeckis' 1984 box-office smash ROMANCING THE STONE. Plus: our quick takes on YOUR NAME, THE RED TURTLE, PREVENGE and WIN IT ALL.

Direct download: TAATM_221__The_African_Queen_vs._Romancing_The_Stone.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:55pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films set in Tokyo starring Scarlett Johansson: the live-action adaptation of the manga/anime classic GHOST IN THE SHELL; and Sofia Coppola's mopey 2003 mood piece LOST IN TRANSLATION. Plus: our quick takes on T2 TRAINSPOTTING, THE LURE, BIG LITTLE LIES and FIVE CAME BACK.

Direct download: TAATM_220__Ghost_In_The_Shell_vs._Lost_In_Translation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films set in Tokyo starring Scarlett Johansson: the live-action adaptation of the manga/anime classic GHOST IN THE SHELL; and Sofia Coppola's mopey 2003 mood piece LOST IN TRANSLATION. Plus: our quick takes on T2 TRAINSPOTTING, THE LURE, BIG LITTLE LIES and FIVE CAME BACK.

Direct download: TAATM_220__Ghost_In_The_Shell_vs._Lost_In_Translation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films set in Tokyo starring Scarlett Johansson: the live-action adaptation of the manga/anime classic GHOST IN THE SHELL; and Sofia Coppola's mopey 2003 mood piece LOST IN TRANSLATION. Plus: our quick takes on T2 TRAINSPOTTING, THE LURE, BIG LITTLE LIES and FIVE CAME BACK.

Direct download: TAATM_220__Ghost_In_The_Shell_vs._Lost_In_Translation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about sword-wielding women on kill-crazy rampages of revenge: the 1973 cult classic LADY SNOWBLOOD, and Quentin Tarantino's 2003 genre mashup KILL BILL: VOL. 1. Plus: our quick takes on SABAN'S POWER RANGERS, WILSON, I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE and THE BLACKCOAT'S DAUGHTER.

Direct download: TAATM_219__Lady_Snowblood_vs._Kill_Bill__Vol._1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:02am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films from 1997 about humans experiencing their first encounter with extraterrestrial life: Robert Zemeckis' uplifting Carl Sagan adaptation CONTACT, and Paul Verhoeven's subversive blockbuster STARSHIP TROOPERS. Plus: our quick takes on KONG: SKULL ISLAND, GOON: LAST OF THE ENFORCERS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED, and CAMERAPERSON.

Direct download: TAATM_218__Contact_vs._Starship_Troopers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films from director Steven Soderbergh: his 1989 debut SEX, LIES AND VIDEOTAPE, and his breezy 2001 all-star heist picture OCEAN'S ELEVEN. Plus: our quick takes on LOGAN, TABLE 19, THE ASSIGNMENT and CATFIGHT.

Direct download: TAATM_217__Sex_Lies_and_Videotape_vs._Oceans_Eleven.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about artists whose work takes over the world around them: Charlie Kaufman's seriocomic 2008 howl of despair SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK, and John Carpenter's trippy 1994 horror film IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS. Plus: our quick takes on TONI ERDMANN, THE SALESMAN, GET OUT and XX, as well as this year's Oscar ceremony.

Direct download: TAATM_216__Synecdoche_New_York_vs._In_The_Mouth_Of_Madness.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:54pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two film versions of Cornell Woolrich's novel WALTZ INTO DARKNESS: Francois Truffaut's 1969 romantic suspense film MISSISSIPPI MERMAID, with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Catherine Deneuve; and Michael Cristofer's steamy 2001 melodrama ORIGINAL SIN, with Antonio Banderas and Angelina Jolie. Plus: our quick takes on A CURE FOR WELLNESS, THE GREAT WALL, CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, LION and 20TH CENTURY WOMEN. 

Direct download: TAATM_215__Mississippi_Mermaid_vs._Original_Sin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:39pm EDT

Paul and Erin look at two wartime heist films about soldiers going AWOL in pursuit of stolen gold: the jaunty 1970 adventure KELLY'S HEROES, starring Clint Eastwood; and David O. Russell's Desert Storm satire THREE KINGS. Plus: our quick takes on THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, JOHN WICK CHAPTER 2, PATERSON and SILENCE.

Direct download: TAATM_214__Kellys_Heroes_vs._Three_Kings.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about people with Dissociative Identity Disorder: M. Night Shyamalan's new thriller SPLIT, starring James McAvoy; and Nunnally Johnson's 1957 psychological case study THE THREE FACES OF EVE, starring Joanne Woodward. Plus: our quick takes on A MONSTER CALLS, XXX: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE, TOWER, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE, and NEAL BRENNAN: 3 MICS.

Direct download: TAATM_213__Split_vs._The_Three_Faces_Of_Eve.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:22pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about children who re-enter civilization after growing up in the wilderness: David Lowery's 2016 Disney remake PETE'S DRAGON, and Francois Truffaut's austere 1970 docudrama THE WILD CHILD. Plus: our quick takes on HIDDEN FIGURES, 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, CHRISTINE and KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE.

Direct download: TAATM_212__Petes_Dragon_vs._The_Wild_Child.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:06am EDT

Erin and Paul reveal their lists of the 10 Best Films of 2016, plus their picks for performances of the year and much, much more.

Direct download: TAATM_211__Year-End_MEGASODE__The_Best_Of_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about loyal starship crews and outer-space adventure: 1982's STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN and the affectionate 1999 STAR TREK spoof GALAXY QUEST. Plus: our quick takes on PASSENGERS, ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, INDIGNATION, THINGS TO COME and CHEVALIER.

Direct download: TAATM_210__Star_Trek_II__The_Wrath_Of_Khan_vs._Galaxy_Quest.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:09pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two courtroom dramas about underdog lawyers: Sidney Lumet's sombre 1982 drama THE VERDICT, and Jonathan Lynn's 1992 fish-out-of-water comedy MY COUSIN VINNY. Plus: our quick takes on NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, CERTAIN WOMEN, and ALWAYS SHINE.

Direct download: TAATM_209__The_Verdict_vs._My_Cousin_Vinny.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:40pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two tearjerkers about young women falling in love while dying of cancer: the 1970 box-office smash LOVE STORY, and the 2014 YA adaptation THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. Plus: our quick takes on FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, MOANA, LOVING, and I AM THE PRETTY THING THAT LIVES IN THE HOUSE.

Direct download: TAATM_208__Love_Story_vs._The_Fault_In_Our_Stars.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films showcasing the talents of Barbra Streisand: Peter Bogdanovich's 1972 screwball comedy homage WHAT'S UP, DOC?, and Streisand's 1983 passion project YENTL. Plus: our quick takes on THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, RULES DON'T APPLY, UNDER THE SHADOW, and DON'T THINK TWICE.

Direct download: TAATM_207__Whats_Up_Doc__vs._Yentl.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:47am EDT

Paul and Erin discuss two films about surprisingly lively corpses: the bizarre 2016 comedy-drama SWISS ARMY MAN, and the 1989 farce WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S. Plus: our quick takes on DOCTOR STRANGE, MOONLIGHT, ARRIVAL, THE MONSTER, and AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY.

Direct download: TAATM_206__Swiss_Army_Man_vs._Weekend_At_Bernies.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16am EDT

Paul and Erin look at two TV anthology series devoted to creepy tales of science fiction and fantasy: Charlie Brooker's tech-savvy British import BLACK MIRROR, and Rod Serling's iconic '60s classic THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Plus: our quick takes on IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD, TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR, WEIRDOS, and THE GREASY STRANGLER.

Direct download: TAATM_205__Black_Mirror_vs._The_Twilight_Zone.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:02pm EDT