Smug Film Podcast Episode #5 – Rick Harper / The Room / Room Full of Spoons (5/5/14)

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On this episode, Jenna Ipcar and I are joined by Rick Harper, producer and director of the upcoming documentary on the cult film The Room, Room Full of Spoons. We discuss both films, his personal experiences with Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, and answer some questions from mailbag. This episode also contains a free DVD giveaway, so be sure to listen! Five lucky listeners will each win a DVD of The Room. The instructions on how to win are in the episode.

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Movie Stuff Referenced in this Episode:

Birdemic: Shock and Terror
Citizen Kane
The Godfather
The Godfather: Part II
Resident Evil
Raisin in the Sun
Samurai Cop
Troll 2
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?
John Carter
Pacific Rim
Fast and Furious 6
Pacific Heights
Joe’s Apartment
The Big Hit
Honeymoon in Vegas
The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero
Tommy Wiseau Meets Justin Long

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This episode is sponsored by Kurochka Clothing, makers of t-shirts, tote bags, and other cool things inspired by Russian and Ukrainian culture—pre-Putin, of course! They’re also currently working on a cookbook that will be filled with Russian recipes, food-related history, literature, and beautiful illustrations. Check out their stuff at, or

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