Monthly Archives: June 2014

CinEffect Podcast Episode 46

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Nobody thought the CinEffect Podcast would be successful. But you got lucky. You surprised us. So now, we’re dumping a lot of money into keeping the CinEffect brand going. So just… do the same thing that you did before.

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) Destiny OST
(0:58) Intro/Brief E3 Impressions

GAMES
(7:19) Destiny (Alpha Impressions)
(28:09) Grandia II

TV
(35:25) Game of Thrones Season 4
(38:17) Ping Pong: The Animation

MOVIES
(47:30) The Fault in Our Stars
(56:53) How to Train Your Dragon 2
(1:11:46) 22 Jump Street
(1:23:53) LAFF Coverage
(2:13:16) Tarkovsky Retrospective: Solaris

(2:44:20) Coming Soon to Theaters…
(2:47:11) Links/Goodbyes
(2:48:21) Wait by M83 (The Fault In Our Stars OST)

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LAFF Reviews: “They Came Together”, “Nightingale”, and “The Well”

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These are my final three reviews from the festival. There were others I’ve seen, obviously, but those are already being reviewed by other critics at the site. Nonetheless, you can read my reviews by clicking this link.

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LAFF Review: ‘Love is Strange’

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Alfred Molina and John Lithgow play an old, same-sex couple forced to deal with the complexities of life, marriage, and aging in Ira Sachs’s warm, lovely film, which showed at the LA Film Festival. Click here for my full review.

 

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LAFF Review: ‘Snowpiercer’

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My LA Film Festival coverage begins today, starting with my review of Bong Joon-ho’s highly anticipated and audacious sci-fi film Snowpiercer, which refuses to operate like any other blockbuster. In both good ways and bad. Click here for my full review.

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CinEffect Podcast Episode 45

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Listen. Podcast. Repeat. Listen. Podcast. Repeat.

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) Andrei Rublev OST
(0:36) Intro

GAMES
(3:32) Watch Dogs
(27:01) Pre-E3 Hype

MOVIES
(1:07:42) The Sacrament
(1:22:44) Chef
(1:32:04) The Fault in Our Stars
(1:46:33) Edge of Tomorrow
(2:03:17) Tarkovsky Retrospective: Andrei Rublev

(2:29:57) Coming Soon to Theaters…
(2:34:59) Links/Outro

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History of Film: Top 10 Movies From the 1960s

History of Film is still going on in Movie Mezzanine. And as usual, I contributed my own Top 10 list of the decade, in this case the 1960s. And of course, it includes a whole bunch of lists from other great writers, not just from Movie Mezzanine, but from The Dissolve, AV Club, RogerEbert.com, and other great sites and publications! So click here to read all of these things and more things.

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CinEffect Podcast Episode 44

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On the day of her 16th birthday, she will fall into a slumber of endless podcasts, never waking up from the torment of reviews and asshole opinions that devour her mind and soul.

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) Watch Dogs OST
(0:48) Intro/Pre-E3 Hype

GAMES
(6:26) Mario Kart 8
(23:02) The Wolf Among Us Episode 4
(40:08) Watch Dogs

MOVIES
(1:07:38) Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
(1:21:05) Maleficent
(1:37:54) Tarkovsky Retrospective: Ivan’s Childhood

(1:54:35) Coming Soon to Theaters…
(2:01:24) Coming Soon to Games…
(2:02:52) Links/Ivan’s Childhood OST

 

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