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

Erin and Paul review two films from director Kathryn Bigelow: the controversial 2012 docudrama ZERO DARK THIRTY, and the 1995 cyberpunk neo-noir STRANGE DAYS. Plus: our quick takes on STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, CAROL, JOY, THE BIG SHORT, and ASH VS. EVIL DEAD.

Direct download: TAATM_171__Zero_Dark_Thirty_vs._Strange_Days.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:57pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about undercover FBI agents who become dangerously close to the criminals they're observing: Mike Newell's 1997 gangster drama DONNIE BRASCO, starring Johnny Depp and Al Pacino; and Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 crime thriller POINT BREAK, starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. Plus: our quick takes on BROOKLYN, THE FORBIDDEN ROOM, A VERY MURRAY CHRISTMAS, and LISTEN TO ME MARLON.

Direct download: TAATM_170__Donnie_Brasco_vs._Point_Break.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:52pm EDT

Paul and Erin review an all-time sci-fi pop culture landmark, and the foreign-language classic that partly inspired it: George Lucas' 1977 space-opera blockbuster STAR WARS, and Akira Kurosawa's 1958 adventure THE HIDDEN FORTRESS. Plus: our quick takes on THE GOOD DINOSAUR, LEGEND, CREED, BONE TOMAHAWK, and JESSICA JONES.

Direct download: TAATM_169__Star_Wars_vs._The_Hidden_Fortress.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about traumatized Vietnam veterans: Hal Ashby's Oscar-winning 1978 drama COMING HOME, starring Jane Fonda and Jon Voight; and Ted Kotcheff's sequel-spawning 1982 action classic FIRST BLOOD, starring Sylvester Stallone. Plus: our quick takes on CREED, TRUMBO, TANGERINE, and DO I SOUND GAY?

Direct download: TAATM_168__Coming_Home_vs._First_Blood.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:04am EDT