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

Paul and Heather get unexpectedly nostalgic for life in the 1990s with THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP, and not nostalgic in the slightest for life way back at the start of the millennium in VALHALLA RISING. Plus: Paul gets misogynist with David Mamet and William H. Macy in EDMOND, Heather watches Woody Allen's CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS and BROADWAY DANNY ROSE for the very first time, and we both scrape together our lists of the week's other notable new DVD releases.

Direct download: Episode_36__The_Special_Relationship_Valhalla_Rising.mp3
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Paul and Heather attempt to sniff out the hoaxes and the put-up jobs as they review Banksy's documentary about an idiot savant interloper in the world of street art, EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP; and Casey Affleck's documentary about Joaquin Phoenix's spectacular act of career suicide, I'M STILL HERE. Plus: Heather reviews MARWENCOL, Paul talks about Nathan Rabin's book MY YEAR OF FLOPS, and our lists of the week's other most intriguing new DVD releases.

Direct download: Episode_35__Exit_Through_The_Gift_Shop_Im_Still_Here.mp3
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Paul and Heather look on as Mark Ruffalo invades Annette Bening and Julianne Moore's longtime lesbian relationship in THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT; and move into a shabby New York apartment with Paul Dano and Kevin Kline in THE EXTRA MAN. Plus mini-reviews of SOUTH OF THE BORDER, DAVID HOLZMAN'S DIARY, and JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN, plus we both name our choices for the three most intriguing new DVD releases of the week.

Direct download: Episode_34__The_Kids_Are_All_Right_The_Extra_Man.mp3
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Paul and Heather spend a traumatic weekend in the woods with Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg in Lars von Trier's ANTICHRIST; and report back on our screenings of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL and Michael Cimino's HEAVEN'S GATE. Plus our regular roundup of the week's other notable new DVD releases.

Direct download: Episode_33__Antichrist_Ali__Fear_Eats_The_Soul_Heavens_Gate.mp3
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Paul and Heather get swept up in the melodramatic splendour of I AM LOVE, and splattered by the skull-smashing action of CENTURION. Plus: post-Halloween horror recommendations, a roundup of the week's other notable new DVD releases, and the long-overdue return of the DVD Helmet Of Mystery.

Direct download: Episode_32__I_Am_Love_Centurion.mp3
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