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 barbers and hairstylists: Hal Ashby's 1975 satire SHAMPOO, starring Warren Beatty; and Tim Story's 2002 ensemble comedy BARBERSHOP, starring Ice Cube. Plus: our quick takes on INSTANT FAMILY, GREEN BOOK, WIDOWS and THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS.

Direct download: TAATM_279__Shampoo_vs._Barbershop.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two mid-'80s comedies about people experiencing "one wild night" in the big, scary city: Martin Scorsese's Kafkaesque 1985 black comedy AFTER HOURS, and Chris Columbus' 1987 teen romp ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING. Plus: our quick takes on CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, SUSPIRIA, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND, THEY'LL LOVE ME WHEN I'M DEAD and HOMECOMING.

Direct download: TAATM_278__After_Hours_vs._Adventures_In_Babysitting.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 1:55am EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about people who experience magical reversals of the aging process: David Fincher's 2008 romantic fantasy THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, and Ron Howard's geriatric 1985 sci-fi hit COCOON. Plus: our quick takes on MID90S, BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, SHIRKERS and THUNDER ROAD.

Direct download: TAATM_277__The_Curious_Case_Of_Benjamin_Button_vs._Cocoon.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 1:00am EDT