Smug Film Podcast Episode #22 – Boston Crime Films / Brad Avery (3/23/15)

Episode 22 59:08 | View on iTunes | Download Mp3

On this episode, John D’Amico and I are joined by Smug Film’s own Brad Avery, who has been watching every single Boston crime film he can, from Friends of Eddie Coyle to hidden gems that are only available on VHS. As always, we close the show by answering a question from our mailbag—but not before a review of Chappie from Chloe Pelletier!
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Casper: Eggs and Orange Juice

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Casper (1995)
Directed by Brad Silberling
Written by Sherri Stoner & Deanna Oliver
100 min.

Why doesn’t anyone ever talk about how great Casper is? Yes, the 90’s Casper, starring Bill Pullman and Christina Ricci. I don’t know about you, but as a kid I fucking loved this movie. But I feel like if I were to bring it up to people as a legitimately good film, they’d laugh at me. Well, laugh away if you want, because I revisited last night to make sure it holds up, and it turns out it absolutely does.

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Smug Film Podcast Episode #21 – Abbey Bender / Fashion in Film (3/16/15)

Episode 21 1:03:43 | View on iTunes | Download Mp3

On this episode, Jenna Ipcar and I are joined by Abbey Bender, film critic and essayist, for a discussion about all things fashion in film. As always, we close the show by answering a question from our mailbag—but not before a review of Uzumasa Limelight from Chloe Pelletier!

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Cody Clarke & John D’Amico on ‘Chappie’

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Chappie (2015)
Directed by Neill Blomkamp
Written by Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell
120 min.

This past Wednesday, John D’Amico and I attended a free advance screening of this film. The following is a conversation between us, discussing everything from the film to the screening itself:

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Smug Film Podcast Episode #20 – John D’Amico 1-on-1 / Green Brothers / Bed / Where’s Waldo (3/9/15)

Episode 20 1:10:45 | View on iTunes | Download Mp3

On this episode, John D’Amico and I go 1-on-1 on all things Green Brothers and Bed, our two upcoming films. Then, we answer a question from the mailbag, and get into a very long discussion about Where’s Waldo.
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