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

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST