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 weak fathers and strong daughters in flood-prone regions of the Southern United States: Benh Zeitlin's 2012 arthouse sensation BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD; and Alexandre Aja's 2019 gator thriller CRAWL. Plus: our quick takes on BIRDS OF PREY, THE ASSISTANT, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, FIRST LOVE, and THE ADDAMS FAMILY.

Direct download: TAATM_312_Beasts_Of_The_Southern_Wild_vs_Crawl.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Erin and Paul review two films about stalkers (and their stalkees): Clint Eastwood's 1971 directorial debut PLAY MISTY FOR ME; and Ben Stiller's 1996 dark comedy THE CABLE GUY. Plus: our quick takes on HARRIET, JUDY, THE TWO POPES, and SONIC THE HEDGEHOG.

Direct download: TAATM_311_Play_Misty_For_Me_vs_The_Cable_Guy.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 12:52am EST

Paul and Erin review two films, both set in Japan and dealing with the psychological aftermath of the atomic bomb: Alain Resnais' groundbreaking 1959 romantic drama HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR; and Katsuhiro's Otomo's landmark 1988 anime AKIRA. Plus: our quick takes on THE TURNING, BAD BOYS FOR LIFE, 1917, A HIDDEN LIFE, and WHAT DID JACK DO?

Direct download: TAATM_310_Hiroshima_Mon_Amour_vs_Akira.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 1:28pm EST