Monthly Archives: October 2012

CinEffect Podcast Episode #6 – Cloud Atlas, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, Hotline Miami, and The Innkeepers

In today’s episode of the CinEffect podcast, Chris & Alex dive into the various layers of Cloud Atlas. Does it really succeed in its lofty ambitions? Also being discussed: Silent Hill Revelation 3D is terrible, The Innkeepers is surprisingly effective old-school horror, and Hotline Miami is an adrenaline rush of a game. Oh, and Chris’s voice sounds like God for some weird reason.

To listen to the episode click on this link. Also don’t forget to Subscribe via iTunes to make sure you never miss another episode.

Episode Timeline is after the jump…

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Cloud Atlas Movie Review

[Cloud Atlas
Written & Directed by Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer
Starring: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, and Doona Bae
MPAA: R – For Violence, Language, Sexuality/Nudity, and some Drug Use]

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CinEffect Podcast Episode #5: Dishonored, Paranormal Activity 4, Seven Psychopaths, Journey

To make up for last week’s absence, we’ve got a long, two-part episode with loads of games and movies to discuss. Alex names his XCOM guys after Chris, and they both discuss in great length how disappointing Paranormal Activity 4 is while urging you all to see Sinister instead. Also, Seven Psychopaths, Journey, Dishonored, Excision, and more!

Click these links to listen to the Episode: Part 1 & Part 2. And don’t forget to Subscribe via iTunes.

Timelines for each part after the jump.

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Paranormal Activity 4 Movie Review

[Paranormal Activity 4
Written & Directed by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman
Starring: Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively, and Katie Featherston
MPAA: R – For Language and Some Violence/Terror]

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How I Got Quoted On Yahtzee Croshaw’s Latest Book

I wouldn’t normally do this sort of thing, but there’s an interesting story here.

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Sinister Movie Review

[Sinister
Written & Directed by Scott Derrickson
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, and Clare Foley
MPAA: R – For Disturbing Violent Images and Some Terror]

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CinEffect Podcast Episode #4: Spec-Ops: The Line, Killer Joe, Frankenweenie, The Loved Ones

A disturbing episode for disturbing movies and games. Chris and Alex have a spoilery discussion about the moral ambiguities of Spec-Ops: The Line, take a look at William Friedkin’s NC-17 rated Texas yarn Killer Joe, discover the joys of resurrecting dead pets with Frankenweenie, and torturing your prom dates in The Loved Ones. Classy shows call for classy subject matter.

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