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Feelin' Film

In a time when film criticism is as provocative as ever, Feelin' Film ventures to change the discussion from what we hate about a film to what we love about it. We judge more on emotional experience than technical merit. Every movie makes us feel something.
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Jun 23, 2019

Alright, alright, alright! We continue celebrating the summer of 2019 by chatting about a fan favorite classic comedy from Richard Linklater. 

 

Dazed and Confused Review - 0:01:50

The Connecting Point - 0:54:48


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Jun 17, 2019

We tackle Joss Whedon's famous secretly filmed modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic comedy. With dual romances, plenty of manipulation and deception, and a wealth of hilarity this fantastic cast gives us an enjoyable translation of The Bard's work while speaking it word for word. Now away with haste and treat thine ears to the divine ramblings of two fools!

This week's episode is a Premium Pick, which you can learn more about on our website here: http://feelinfilm.com/premium-picks/

 

Much Ado About Nothing Review - 0:01:47

The Connecting Point - 1:03:03


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Jun 14, 2019

In this extra long episode of FF+ we have spoiler-free thoughts on Pixar's latest, Toy Story 4, as well as conversations about Season 5 of Black Mirror and Ava DuVernay's powerful miniseries When They See Us

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Toy Story 4 - 0:02:01

Black Mirror S5 - 0:10:34

When They See Us - 0:41:27

 

 

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Jun 10, 2019

What better film to kick off the summer than a coming-of-age tale about a boy whisked away for a summer experience that challenges and changes him forever? We're excited to talk through one of our favorites in the genre this week - a film with charming performances, poignant themes, and lots of fun to be had. 

The Way Way Back Review - 0:01:31

The Connecting Point - 1:19:50


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Jun 7, 2019

 

In this episode of FF+ we have spoiler-free reviews of two films opening this week and one that's a handful of years older. We also chat about video games, what we're playing and what we're looking forward to. 

 

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Dark Phoenix - 0:06:33

The Secret Life of Pets 2 - 0:14:20 

The Kings of Summer - 0:18:40

 

In the News

Video Games Chat - 0:26:15

 

 

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Jun 3, 2019

This week it's time to play ball! We decided to celebrate baseball season by giving our Patrons five films about America's pastime to vote on. Their choice was a good one and allows us to reminisce about our childhoods and think back to summers that may not be experienced by kids in the same way ever again. This film is full of memorable moments and we had a joy discussing it together for May's Donor Pick Episode.

The Sandlot Review - 0:03:34

The Connecting Point - 0:58:32


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May 27, 2019

We discuss this month’s Disney live-action remake,the second out of three to be released in a 3.5 month window this spring/summer and out of four overall this year. Is Disney putting out quality content here that has a potential to win fan hearts, or is this just another shameless cash grab that capitalizes on nostalgia? Hear our positives, negatives, and recommendations for what might have made this work even better in this great conversation.

 

Aladdin Review - 0:01:13

The Connecting Point - 1:19:56


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May 23, 2019

In this week's episode of FF+, we review the newest DC Animated film as well as react to the trailer for what's coming next from that studio. We also have a conversation about how people consume serial shows and whether binge-watching is the best way to go or not. And we wrap up by having a bit of fun and sharing our Top 3 Fantasy Team-ups in honor of the Batman/Ninja Turtle cross-over event.

 

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Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - 0:02:04

 

Trailer Talk

Batman: Hush - 0:16:55

 

In the News

To Binge or Not to Binge? - 0:23:57

 

Just For Fun

Top 3 Fantasy Team-ups

 

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May 21, 2019

Eight years, eight seasons. It all comes down to this. We gather one last time to share our reactions to the series finale of a television fantasy epic the likes of which we may never see again.

 

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May 20, 2019

This week we're catching up with a film from 2017 that was got over-shadowed by a few other big releases during the Christmas season, but that nonetheless has a surprising amount of heart and plenty for us to talk about. That's right, the Transformers franchise reboot is off to a good start with this new solo entry from LAIKA Studio's own Travis Knight.

Bumblebee Review - 0:00:52

The Connecting Point - 0:59:49


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May 17, 2019

In this week's episode of FF+, we have three spoiler-free reviews and a conversation about the practice of assigning value to box office totals. Enjoy!

 

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Cobra Kai Season 2 - 0:01:17

The Farewell - 0:10:40

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum - 0:17:45

 

In the News

Understanding Box Office Totals - 0:25:08

 

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May 14, 2019

The crew returns to discuss the penultimate episode of the final season in Game of Thrones, in which death comes aplenty, whether we approve of it or not.

 

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May 12, 2019

“What’s in a name?” One of our favorite topics to discuss is the exploration of character identity and this film offers us plenty of opportunity to do so. We celebrate Mother's Day with one of the best coming-of-age films of the decade. It is a joy to talk through the relationships in Lady Bird's life and the beautiful love letter to Sacramento that first-time Director Greta Gerwig brings to the screen.

Lady Bird Review - 0:03:26

The Connecting Point - 1:09:19


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May 8, 2019

Aaron and Erynne unite for this week's episode of FF+ that features spoiler-free reviews of two films we've both been excited about seeing. We also have a conversation about spoiler culture in 2019, the role social media and trailers play, and where the responsibility lies in preserving an unsullied movie-watching experience. 

 

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu - 0:01:24

Tolkien - 0:17:37


In the News 

Spoiler Culture - 0:27:22

 

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May 8, 2019

Back by popular demand! The crew returns to discuss the latest episode of the final season in Game of Thrones. 

 

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May 6, 2019

What better time than Cinco de Mayo than to celebrate one of the most exciting action films of the 90's directed by a man who often shoots in Mexico and starring a Spanish actor and Mexican-American starlet. This film oozes style and kicks major ass, but has moments of poignancy and tenderness that elevate it above many similar films. We have a great conversation about what makes this particular movie special and we hope you'll enjoy it.

Desperado Review - 0:00:57

The Connecting Point - 0:49:05

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Apr 30, 2019

You're probably curious why this random non-movie related episode title showed up in our podcast feed. Well, a few of us here at Feelin’ Film are pretty big fans of this show, and this week’s episode was such a big deal that we were bursting to talk about it. And this is the result of that desire. This may just be a one-off episode. We really aren’t sure right now, but regardless it’s us reacting to “The Long Night”, a.k.a. The Battle of Winterfell, and we hope you’ll enjoy the conversation.

 


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Apr 29, 2019

This week we are of course talking about the final chapter in a story 10 years and 22 films in the making. We break down our reaction to this once-in-generation event, while also taking a look back at the past and contemplating the future. This is a wonderful conversation that we both thoroughly enjoyed and think you will, too.

Avengers: Endgame Review - 0:02:55

The Connecting Point - 1:31:05


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Apr 26, 2019

This month's donor pick theme was comic book/graphic novel films not part of the Marvel or DC universes and our listeners still managed to get Captain America in the mix. We discuss this sci-fi, horror, dystopian, post-apocalyptic film with deep themes and kick-ass action and have a great time doing it. 

Snowpiercer Review - 0:01:55

The Connecting Point - 0:54:24


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Apr 25, 2019

For this special minisode, we are joined by Scott Conroy, the writer and creator of the new scripted podcast, BLACKOUT, which is a story centered around the town of Berlin, New Hampshire in the midst of a citywide blackout and the fallout that comes from it. It’s narrated by and stars Oscar award winner Rami Malek as Simon Itani, the local DJ. It’s got the flavor of shows like LOST and THE WALKING DEAD, so if you are a fan of those, you’ll want to check it out. It’s 8 total episodes, 7 of which have released as of this conversation, and available via Apple Podcast. We interview Scott about how he got into script writing, where his idea came from, how Rami Malek got involved, and more. You can listen to BLACKOUT on Apple Podcasts now (see link below).

 

Blackout on iTunes

Blackout Website

Scott Conroy on Twitter

 


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Apr 22, 2019

We're not podcasting in the rain this week, but we're definitely happy again to be chatting about one of Aaron's favorite films in celebration of both Spring and his birthday. We can't speak for Don Lockwood, but we assure you that this conversation will be conducted with dignity... always dignity... and hopefully it will put a little smile on your face and even help you appreciate this lovely musical even more.

Singin' in the Rain Review - 0:01:19 

The Connecting Point - 1:01:18


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Apr 18, 2019

In this week's episode of FF+, we have spoiler-free reviews of a new Conjuring Universe entry, a debut feature film starring Tessa Thompson and Lily James, and a new Studio Ghibli-esque anime. We also discuss episode three of the Jordan Peele produced reboot of The Twilight Zone. And lastly, we chime in with our thoughts on the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker.

 

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The Curse of La Llorona - 0:01:26

Little Woods - 0:10:56

Okko's Inn - 0:17:32

The Twilight Zone Episode 3: "Replay" -  0:27:33

 

Trailer Talk

Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker - 0:39:04

 

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Apr 15, 2019

LAIKA Studios is back with another beautifully animated and charming tale, this time a globe-trotting adventure with an unlikely trio of characters exploring not only mythical lands but themes such as identity and colonialism, as well. This film also gives us gut-busting laughs and endearing moments, plenty of material to discuss for this week's conversation.

Missing Link Review - 0:02:31

The Connecting Point - 0:55:48


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Apr 12, 2019

We are joined by Erynne Hundley for this week's enormous FF+ episode that features three spoiler-free reviews of films releasing this weekend, two conversations about new trailers, and one reveal and discussion of Disney's new streaming service details and the wealth of content it will offer.

 

New For You 

Little - 0:02:04

Mary Magdalene - 0:11:38

The Perfect Date - 0:28:44

Trailer Talk

Weathering with You - 0:41:23

The Lion King - 0:47:08

In the News 

Disney+ Details - 0:57:12

 

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Apr 8, 2019

A foster kid becomes a wizard and battles the seven deadly sins in DC's most magical film yet. For this conversation, returning guest Andrew B. Dyce joins the show as we talk family, kids and diverse representation in superhero movies, empathetic villains, and much more!

Shazam! Review - 0:08:18

The Connecting Point - 1:13:16


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