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 about reincarnation and past lives: Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 2010 Palme d'Or-winning UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES, and Kenneth Branagh's 1991 neo-noir fantasy thriller DEAD AGAIN. Plus: our quick takes on HELLO MY NAME IS DORIS, A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING, EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!, and THE INVITATION.

Direct download: TAATM_187__Uncle_Boonmee_Who_Can_Recall_His_Past_Lives_vs._Dead_Again.mp3
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Erin and Paul review two films from the mid-’80s about girls coming of age in the early ’60s: the 1987 sleepover classic DIRTY DANCING, starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze; and Francis Ford Coppola's 1986 time-travel fantasy PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED, starring Kathleen Turner and Nicolas Cage. Plus: our quick takes on EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!, THE JUNGLE BOOK, CREATIVE CONTROL, and LOOK WHO'S BACK.

Direct download: TAATM_186__Dirty_Dancing_vs._Peggy_Sue_Got_Married.mp3
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Erin and Paul review two ensemble comedy-dramas that attempt to sum up a generation: Lawrence Kasdan's 1983 Baby Boom touchstone THE BIG CHILL, and Joel Schumacher's 1985 Brat Pack classic ST. ELMO'S FIRE. Plus: our quick takes on HARDCORE HENRY, DEMOLITION, TURBO KID, and MIDNIGHT SPECIAL.

Direct download: TAATM_185__The_Big_Chill_vs._St._Elmos_Fire.mp3
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Paul and Erin review two movies about a husband, a wife, a boat, and a good-looking intruder: Roman Polanski's 1962 debut feature KNIFE IN THE WATER, and Phillip Noyce's 1989 yachting thriller DEAD CALM. Plus: our quick takes on CHI-RAQ, HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT, IRRATIONAL MAN, and MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN.

Direct download: TAATM_184__Knife_In_The_Water_vs._Dead_Calm.mp3
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