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 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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST