Take a trip through cinema with Andrew and Dave!
Episode 39: FLASHDANCE
December 10, 2018 05:27 PM PST
Andrew and Dave return in this episode of Films(trips) to try and figure out just what the hell everyone was thinking in 1983 when they made FLASHDANCE a mega hit. Yes, the soundtrack is amazing, but everyone watched the film, right?
Next Episode: Pop music and terrible corn jokes.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 38: INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1978)
December 03, 2018 06:24 PM PST
Andrew and Dave return this episode (or do they?) to discuss Phillip Kaufman's 1978 adaptation of the classic sci-fi novel "Body Snatchers."
Next Episode: Come for the chicken wings and cheap beer, but stay for the experimental dance shows.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 37: STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE
November 25, 2018 08:47 AM PST
Andrew and Dave head to space to take a look at Robert Wise's STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE, the divisive 1979 continuation and adaptation of the classic television series STAR TREK (1966-1969). Is the film a misunderstood gem? A tediously paced bore? Both? Tune in an find out!
Next Episode: Don't trust the plants (and no, not just romaine lettuce).
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 36: Punch-Drunk Love
November 19, 2018 06:38 AM PST
Leaving SHAKES THE CLOWN behind them, Andrew and Dave follow Adam Sandler to Paul Thomas Anderson's PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE, the 2002 film which is more complicated - and potentially problematic - than its generally accepted categorization as a romantic comedy-drama suggests.
Next Episode: A film in which the exterior of a ship gets more screen-time than two-thirds of the film's actual cast.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 35: SHAKES THE CLOWN
November 11, 2018 07:42 PM PST
Things get dark and weird in this episode of Films(trips), as Andrew and Dave turn their attention to one of the most cult of cult films: SHAKES THE CLOWN, Bobcat Goldthwait's 1991 directorial debut. Will the pair find the film funny? Will they find it moving? Will they drop the name Jay Leno more than once? Tune in and find out!
Next Episode: Pudding and anger problems.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 34: GODS AND MONSTERS
November 05, 2018 07:14 AM PST
Andrew and Dave make a gradual transition from Halloween to awards season by taking a look at GODS AND MONSTERS, Bill Condon's 1998 film which provides a fictionalized account of the final days of filmmaker James Whale.
Next Episode: Clowns. Booze. Bobcat.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 33: CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH
October 29, 2018 07:45 AM PDT
Andrew and Dave head to 1995 to take a look at CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH, the Bill Condon directed sequel to the 1992 cult classic horror film CANDYMAN!
Next Episode: Bio-fiction and Oscars.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 32: IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
October 23, 2018 12:56 PM PDT
Andrew and Dave return in this episode of the show to take a look at IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT, the 1967 mystery drama starring Sidney Poitier and directed by Norman Jewison. Does the film hold up after fifty-one years? How much is the perception of the film shaped by the popular 1988-1995 television adaptation of the film / original source novel? And are Andrew and Dave feeling any better than they were on THE SPLIT episode? Listen in and find out!
Next Episode: Say Andrew's name five times in a mirror, and he'll appear with a sandwich. Say Dave's name five times in a mirror, and all you get is a stern look of disapproval over the choices you've made in life.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 31: THE SPLIT (1968)
October 15, 2018 06:43 AM PDT
The somewhat ill duo of Andrew and Dave journey to 1968 to talk about THE SPLIT, which may or may not be the first film to get an R rating from the MPAA, may or may not have started development as a sequel to POINT BLANK from 1967, and may or may not be better than its reputation.
But hey, it does feature Jim Brown kicking Ernest Borgnine in the stomach, and that ain't bad!
Next Episode: Yes, it was a television show, but that isn't what is being discussed. Well, at least directly.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.Episode 30: JOHNNY GUITAR
October 09, 2018 11:36 AM PDT
Andrew and return to the old west for another unconventional western! Yes, this time out, the duo discuss JOHNNY GUITAR, Nicholas Ray's 1954 cult classic starring Joan Crawford. Who is Johnny Guitar? Is the film on par with Ray's BIGGER THAN LIFE, or is it an ambitious failure? And just what accent is Mercedes McCambridge attempting in this film? Tune in to find out!
Next Episode: Are you ready for some crime? FOOTBALL! I mean football? Are you ready for some football? Not crime.
Maybe a little crime.
All music by Andrew Kannegiesser.
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