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

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
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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
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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
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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
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Paul and Erin review two films about men who choose to live in insanely close quarters with dangerous wild animals: Werner Herzog's 2005 documentary GRIZZLY MAN, and Noel Marshall's 1981 curiosity ROAR. Plus: our quick takes on THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, THE ACCOUNTANT, GOAT, and HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE.

Direct download: TAATM_204__Grizzly_Man_vs._Roar.mp3
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In honour of Halloween, Erin and Paul review two films about witches scheming to rid the world of children: Nicolas Roeg's 1990 Roald Dahl adaptation THE WITCHES; and the 1993 sleepover favourite HOCUS POCUS. Plus our quick takes on QUEEN OF KATWE, JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK, MASCOTS, 13TH, and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE + THE TENNESSEE KIDS.

Direct download: TAATM_203__The_Witches_vs._Hocus_Pocus.mp3
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Paul and Erin review two films about ant colonies: Saul Bass' trippy 1974 insects-in-revolt sci-fi thriller PHASE IV, and the 1998 computer-animated feature ANTZ. Plus: our quick takes on SNOWDEN, THE BIRTH OF A NATION, SHIN GODZILLA, TRAIN TO BUSAN, NUTS!, and LONDON ROAD.

Direct download: TAATM_202__Phase_IV_vs._Antz.mp3
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Erin and Paul review two films featuring cartoon rabbits: the animated 1978 adaptation of Richard Adams' novel WATERSHIP DOWN; and the 1996 Looney Tunes/NBA crossover event SPACE JAM. Plus: our quick takes on the highlights of the Edmonton International Film Festival.

Direct download: TAATM_201__Watership_Down_vs._Space_Jam.mp3
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On this special 200th anniversary episode of TAATM, Paul and Erin are joined by their partners Tiiu and Matt to discuss two desert epics about white saviours: David Lean's 1962 classic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, and David Lynch's 1984 sci-fi flop DUNE.


Erin and Paul review two films starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: the 2005 action comedy MR. AND MRS. SMITH, and the 2015 marriage-in-crisis drama BY THE SEA. Plus our quick takes on THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, MORGAN, DON'T BREATHE, and LOUDER THAN BOMBS.

Direct download: TAATM_199__Mr._And_Mrs._Smith_vs._By_The_Sea.mp3
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