Smug Film Podcast Episode #8 – Harry Brewis / Vertical Videos / Death in Film / Man of Steel


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On this episode, I am joined by fellow Smug Film contributors John D’Amico and Harry Brewis. We discuss the merits of vertical videos, death in film, Man of Steel, and much more! We also introduce a new segment called ‘Old, New, Borrowed, Blue’, and as always, take a quick break for a movie joke by comedian Anthony Kapfer, and then close the show with questions from our mailbag.

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Movie Stuff Referenced in this Episode:

The Man Who Fell to Earth
Sleep Furiously
15/05/11 Abandoned Grain Elevator
Leaving Las Vegas
Digital Filmmaking by Mike Figgis
Dawn of the Dead (Remake)
28 Days Later
Top Gear
Jeff Who Lives at Home
Captain America: The First Avenger
The Avengers
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Thor 2
Independence Day
Lethal Weapon
Die Hard
The Girl Next Door
Open Water
127 Hours
Jurassic Park
Man of Steel
The Bank Dick
It’s a Gift
Fatal Glass of Beer
Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett
Under the Skin
Phase Four
Some Like it Hot
Bus Stop
The Misfits
Don Jon
Transcendent Man
Night Catches Us
The Wire (TV)
A Huey P. Newton Story
Superman: The Movie
The Sentry
The Adventures of Superman
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Superman vs. The Elite
Field of Dreams
Terminator 2
War of the Worlds
Sucker Punch
Freddy Got Fingered
Apocalypse Now
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring
Citizen Kane
F For Fake
The Tree of Life
Days of Heaven
To the Wonder
Last Days
The Thin Red Line
The Dion Brothers


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