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 from the 2000s that emulate the style of films from four decades earlier: Todd Haynes' Sirkian 2002 melodrama FAR FROM HEAVEN, and Peyton Reed's 2003 Rock Hudson/Doris Day romcom pastiche DOWN WITH LOVE. Plus: our quick takes on THE BATMAN, EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE, DR. STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS, AMBULANCE and THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT.

Direct download: TAATM_369__Far_From_Heaven_vs._Down_With_Love.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about phone green-card marriages: the 2009 Sandra Bullock/Ryan Reynolds romcom THE PROPOSAL, and Ang Lee's 1993 dramedy THE WEDDING BANQUET. Plus: our quick takes on BELLE, RRR, EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE, and BULL.

Direct download: TAATM_368__The_Proposal_vs._The_Wedding_Banquet.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 8:54pm EDT

Paul and Erin review two films about masculinity and cattle drives: Howard Hawks' 1948 Western classic RED RIVER, starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clife; and CITY SLICKERS, Ron Underwood's 1991 comedy smash starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance. Plus: our quick takes on TURNING RED, DEATH ON THE NILE, BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN, and X.

Direct download: TAATM_367__Red_River_vs._City_Slickers.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two irreverent portrayals of classical composers: Milos Forman's 1984 Oscar magnet AMADEUS; and Ken Russell's beyond-outrageous 1975 fantasia LISZTOMANIA. Plus: our quick takes on THROW DOWN, THE FALLOUT, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT COSBY, and THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD.
Direct download: TAATM_366__Amadeus_vs._Lisztomania.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 10:00pm EDT

Erin and Paul review two films about masked serial killers: Mario Bava's 1964 giallo BLOOD AND BLACK LACE, and Wes Craven's self-aware 1996 franchise-starter SCREAM. Plus: our quick takes on MATRIX RESURRECTIONS, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA: TRANSFORMANIA, SING 2, MASS, and THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH.

Direct download: TAATM_365__Blood_And_Black_Lace_vs._Scream.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 12:53am EDT

On this special jumbo-sized episode, Paul and Erin reveal their respective lists of the best films of 2021, as well as the year's best performances, hidden gems, and much, much more!

Direct download: TAATM_364__Year-End_MEGASODE__The_Best_Of_2021.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 10:58pm EDT