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Contagion / Ep. 223

Contagion

Our first episode recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our first episode about a pandemic! Enjoy the welcome distraction from the current state of the world.


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The Invisible Man (2020) / Ep. 222

In a way, aren’t all podcasts about invisible people? Just lingering voices in the back of your mind that appear to come from the same room you’re in…

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The Seventh Seal / Ep. 221

The Seventh Seal

Film Tank sits down for a deadly game of chess with an old friend.

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The Fugitive / Ep. 220

The Fugitive

Film Tank goes on the run with The Fugitive.

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1917 / Ep. 219

1917

Look.

If you had… one take.

And one cinematographer.

To seize all the Oscars you ever wanted.

Would you make a war film?

Or just let it slip?

 

His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy.

There’s unusable footage on the hard drive already.

He’s nervous, but Sam Mendes is calm and ready.

Camera’s on, and it’s all so upsetting

No cuts allowed. Whole set’s a mushroom cloud.

The ground’s soakin’ now, actors are chokin’ now

A line was missed, reset, start all over now!

Sam pulls me back to reality, shouts “Deakins you’re my O.G.”

Oh, there goes a lighting rig.

I’m so mad, but not giving up that easy, no

“Reset the shot, we need those Oscar votes!”

It don’t matter, he’s dope, one of the D-P GOATS

He’s Roger fuckin’ Deakins, when he goes back to his mansion, that’s when it’s

Back to the film lab ‘gain for color corrections

Better go capture this next take and hope it gives Mendes erections

 

You better lose yourself in the shot, ride its flow,

You own it, you better never let it go

You only get one take, do not miss your mark on “go!”

This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo

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Legally Blonde / Ep. 217

Legally Blonde

Bend and oh, snap! Film Tank revisits Legally Blonde and deliberates whether it still holds up. All rise for Elle Woods.

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The Fisher King / Ep. 216

The Fisher King

Film Tank searches for the Holy Grail. We did not find it. We did get one of the 7/11 Big Gulp cups, though.

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Top 6 of 2019 & Top 10 of the 2010s / Ep 215

This is a big one folks. Film Tank brings you TWO rankings in one episode. First up, we “briefly” discuss our Top 6 films of 2019, before making way for the main event: a dive into our favorite films of the 2010s.

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Watchmen (2019 HBO Miniseries) / Ep. 214

Watchmen HBO

Film Tank takes a look at the first (and hopefully only) season of HBO’s foray into the Watchmen canon with Damon Lindelof’s bold TV series set in Alan Moore’s universe, first created in 1986 with Dave Gibbons in the seminal 12 issue series.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker / Ep. 213

Star Wars Rise of Skywalker

The Skywalker saga comes to a close. Listen to Film Tank’s review of how effectively it went about closing off this recent trilogy and the saga as a whole.

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