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

Paul and Heather review the American remake of the modern-classic Swedish vampire movie LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, LET ME IN, as well as Gareth Edwards low-key post-alien-invasion road movie MONSTERS and Tanya Hamilton's 1970s Black Panther melodrama NIGHT CATCHES US. Plus, we share our reactions to the Oscar nominees and count down our lists of the week's most notable new DVD releases and re-releases.

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Paul and Heather review the disturbing Greek nuclear-family satire DOGTOOTH, as well as Alejandro Jodorowsky's 1989 cult-favourite psychedelic psychological horror film SANTA SANGRE. Plus: Heather gives her mini-review of the little-seen early Stanley Kubrick noir KILLER'S KISS, we assess Ricky Gervais' performance as host of the Golden Globes, and run down our lists of the week's other most notable new DVD releases.

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Paul and Heather peer inside the Melbourne criminal underworld with ANIMAL KINGDOM; dive into the swimming pool with Philip Seymour Hoffman in JACK GOES BOATING; and hang out with the psychopaths, nymphomaniacs, perverts, and reformed prostitutes who populate Samuel Fuller's classics SHOCK CORRIDOR and THE NAKED KISS. Plus: Heather describes her magical evening with Crispin Glover, and our rundown of the week's other notable new DVD releases.


Paul and Heather watch Allen Ginsberg go from coffeehouse celebrity to courthouse defendant in the docudrama HOWL; and drive across hurricane-ravaged Louisiana with William Hurt, Kristen Stewart, and Eddie Redmayne in THE YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF. Plus: Heather's mini-review of the animated ’80s oddity LIGHT YEARS, a look at Armond White's argument-starting 2010 "Better Than" list, and our rundown of the week's most notable new DVD releases.

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Paul and Heather return from their Christmas holidays with a jumbo-sized look back at the movies of 2010, with lists not just of the best films of the year, but also the year's biggest DVD surprises, discoveries, and revelations.