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

Erin and Paul review two films about people trapped inside sinister real-world games: the new social-media teen thriller NERVE, and David Fincher's offbeat 1997 suspense film THE GAME. Plus: our quick takes on MISSISSIPPI GRIND, KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, SING STREET, and KRISHA.

Direct download: TAATM_197__Nerve_vs._The_Game.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:32am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films from 1990 about women who reunite with the spirit of their dead lovers: GHOST, starring Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze; and TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY, starring Juliet Stevenson and Alan Rickman. Plus: our quick takes on SUICIDE SQUAD, PETE'S DRAGON, INDIGNATION, DE PALMA, CAFE SOCIETY and SAUSAGE PARTY.

Direct download: TAATM_196__Ghost_vs._Truly_Madly_Deeply.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:05am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about intrepid female paranormal investigators: Paul Feig's new GHOSTBUSTERS reboot, and Robert Wise's elegant 1963 chiller THE HAUNTING. Plus: our quick takes on WEINER, TALE OF TALES, EEGA, and THE MERMAID.

Direct download: TAATM_195__Ghostbusters_vs._The_Haunting.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:57pm EDT

TAATM merges minds with the BOLLYWOOD IS FOR LOVERS podcast and pits the sumptuous 2002 Bollywood melodrama DEVDAS against Anurag Kashyap's gritty 2009 update DEV.D.

Direct download: BONUSODE__Trash_Art_and_the_Movies_vs._Bollywood_Is_For_Lovers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:47pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about fashion models: Nicholas Winding Refn's high-style provocation THE NEON DEMON, and Ben Stiller's highly quotable 2001 spoof ZOOLANDER. Plus: our quick takes on INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE, THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, THE FALLING, and EQUALS.

Direct download: TAATM_194__The_Neon_Demon_vs._Zoolander.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films from director Karyn Kusama: her 2000 breakthrough feature GIRLFIGHT, and her 2009 horror comedy JENNIFER'S BODY. Plus: our quick takes on FINDING DORY, THE BFG, and ENTERTAINMENT.

Direct download: TAATM_193__Girlfight_vs._Jennifers_Body.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:30pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about mayhem breaking out in 1970s luxury apartment buildings: Ben Wheatley's new J.G. Ballard adaptation HIGH-RISE, and David Cronenberg's 1975 debut feature SHIVERS. Plus: our quick takes on THE CONJURING 2, WARCRAFT, LOVE & FRIENDSHIP, POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING, and O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA.

Direct download: TAATM_192__High-Rise_vs._Shivers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:33pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about partner-swapping couples in Los Angeles: Paul Mazursky's 1969 comedy-drama BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE, and Patrick Brice's 2015 indie sleeper THE OVERNIGHT. Plus: our quick takes on LOVE & FRIENDSHIP, POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING, THE WAILING, SUNSET SONG, and THE BROTHERS GRIMSBY.

Direct download: TAATM_191__Bob__Carol__Ted__Alice_vs._The_Overnight.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:02am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about sexy, seductive female spies: Ang Lee's 2007 espionage drama LUST, CAUTION, and Joseph Losey's 1966 spy spoof MODESTY BLAISE. Plus: our quick takes on THE NICE GUYS, A BIGGER SPLASH, and the Starz TV series THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE.

Direct download: TAATM_190__Lust_Caution_vs._Modesty_Blaise.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:07am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about men wrestling with homosexual desires: Ang Lee's 2005 tearjerker BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, and William Friedkin's controversial 1980 thriller CRUISING. Plus: our quick takes on KEANU, MONEY MONSTER, BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, and TICKLED.

Direct download: TAATM_189__Brokeback_Mountain_vs._Cruising.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT