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

Paul and Erin review two films about swimmers: Frank Perry's 1968 John Cheever adaptation THE SWIMMER, starring Burt Lancaster; and Mervyn LeRoy's 1952 biopic MILLION DOLLAR MERMAID, starring Esther Williams. Plus: our quick takes on THE HIGH NOTE, FOSSE/VERDON, HOST and BOYS STATE.

Direct download: TAATM_326__The_Swimmer_vs._Million_Dollar_Mermaid.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:01pm EDT

Paul and Erin discuss two films about young boys befriending middle-aged men in the movie business: Giuseppe Tornatore's Oscar-winning 1988 tearjerker CINEMA PARADISO, and Joe Dante's 1993 comedy MATINEE. Plus: our quick takes on THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY, RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE, AN AMERICAN PICKLE, AMULET, SHE DIES TOMORROW, and THE RENTAL.

Direct download: TAATM_325__Cinema_Paradiso_vs._Matinee.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT