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

Erin and Paul review two very different sung-through foreign-language musicals: Sion Sono's outlandish 2014 Japanese rap-battle gangster epic TOKYO TRIBE; and Jacques Demy's delicate 1964 tearjerker THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG. Plus: our quick takes on INSIDE OUT, COMING HOME, SPOTLIGHT, and BLIND.

Direct download: TAATM_167__Tokyo_Tribe_vs._The_Umbrellas_Of_Cherbourg.mp3
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Paul and Erin review two ’90s classics about aimless young men, police intimidation, and urban violence: John Singleton's 1991 melodrama BOYZ N THE HOOD, and Mathieu Kassovitz's 1995 drama LA HAINE. Plus: our quick takes on MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, OUR BRAND IS CRISIS, AMERICAN ULTRA, AMOUR FOU, and BEST OF ENEMIES.

Direct download: TAATM_166__Boyz_N_The_Hood_vs._La_Haine.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:44am EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about ancient Central and South American civilizations: Mel Gibson's brutal 2006 action epic APOCALYPTO, and the 2000 animated Disney buddy comedy THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE. Plus: our quick takes on Aziz Ansari's TV series MASTER OF NONE, MISS YOU ALREADY, and the John O'Hara novel THE BIG LAUGH. And a trivia showdown!

Direct download: TAATM_165__Apocalypto_vs._The_Emperors_New_Groove.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:11pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two classic films about ugly divorces: Ingmar Bergman's 1973 chamber drama SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, starring Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson; and Danny De Vito's 1989 black comedy THE WAR OF THE ROSES, starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. Plus: our quick takes on BRIDGE OF SPIES, REMEMBER, BACK IN TIME, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 1, and CRUEL & UNUSUAL.

Direct download: TAATM_164__Scenes_From_A_Marriage_vs._The_War_Of_The_Roses.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:59pm EDT