Monthly Archives: January 2014

My 20 Most Anticipated Films From Sundance 2014

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I wasn’t able to go to this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but I was at least able to follow the whole thing through social media and see what films were worth getting hyped up over. Here is my list of 20 Sundance titles to look out for in the future.

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CinEffect Podcast Episode 29

Oh god, January movie releases are so bad. Please save us, based listeners. To tide us over from the January Dead Zone, we review lots of old stuff, including some looks at new releases like HBO’s True Detective, Oscar hopeful August: Osage County, and more!

To listen to this week’s episode, click here.

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EPISODE TIMELINE

(0:00) Tank! (Cowboy Bebop Intro)
(0:33) Intro

GAMES
(6:51) Fallout: New Vegas
(23:16) Rust

TV
(38:14) True Detective
(44:58) Cowboy Bebop
(56:51) Hannibal

MOVIES
(1:05:22) Rear Window
(1:10:25) August: Osage County
(1:18:21) Lone Survivor
(1:38:27) Metropolis (1927 and 2001 versions)

(1:51:47) Outro/Links
(1:55:13) Coming Soon…
(1:57:50) Far From Any Road (True Detective Intro)

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CinEffect Podcast: Top 10 Movies of 2013

2013 may be over, but is it really over? Christopher Runyon and Alex Clarke year-end extravaganza concludes as we count down our Top 10 Films of 2013.

To listen to our Top 10 Films of 2013, click here.

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CinEffect Podcast: Top 10 Games of 2013

2013 may be over, but is it really over? Christopher Runyon and Alex Clarke make way for the new year by listing their ten favorite games of 2013.

To listen to our Top 10 Games of 2013, click here.

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Our Top 10 Films of the year episode will be posted soon. Stay tuned for that.

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The Studio Ghibli Retrospective: ‘Whisper of the Heart’

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The Studio Ghibli Retrospective continues into what’s likely the most underseen and underappreciated work from the animation company: Yoshifumi Kondô’s debut/swansong Whisper of the Heart. Click here to read the full article.

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CinEffect Podcast Episode 28

Quite a packed show this week as we talk movies, games, and even some television too! Some Spike Jonze, some Coen Brothers, some Studio Ghibli, David Cage, Dan Harmon, and other such subjects, along with quick reviews of Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks and the intriguing indie game The Swapper. Fun times all around!

To listen to this week’s episode, click here.

You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes and a traditional RSS feed, as well.

EPISODE TIMELINE

(0:00) Hang Me Oh Hang Me by Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis OST)
(0:36) Intro

GAMES
(2:34) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PC Version)
(7:26) The Swapper
(16:45) Beyond: Two Souls

TV
(49:49) Community Season 5
(55:55) True Detective Hype

MOVIES
(58:11) Pom Poko
(1:08:22) Saving Mr. Banks
(1:23:37) Inside Llewyn Davis
(1:35:22) Her

CONCLUSION
(1:55:38) Coming Soon To Theaters
(1:56:48) Links/Promotions
(1:57:52) The Moon Song by Karen O (Her OST)

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The Studio Ghibli Retrospective: ‘Pom Poko’

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It’s been a while, but the Studio Ghibli Retrospective is still moving forward with a look at Isao Takahata’s deeply strange and culturally specific family film, Pom Poko. Click here to read the full article.

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