Tag: war

Da 5 Bloods / Ep 236

Da 5 Bloods

There’s something happening here… it’s greed. Or reparations. Or both. I don’t know. What it is, ain’t exactly clear.

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1917 / Ep. 219



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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Episode 165 / Army of Shadows

Army of Shadows

Film Tank welcomes a first-time guest by looking at the Jean-Pierre Mellville classic of French resistance in WW2 with Army of Shadows.

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Episode 121 / Dunkirk


Christopher Nolan returns to the screen and to the past with his history epic WWII film Dunkirk.

Episode 121 / Dunkirk

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Episode 24 / Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

For their first Quentin Tarantino film, Film Tank dives into a recent classic with a new guest host, as they all discuss Inglourious Basterds.

Episode 24 / Inglourious Basterds

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Episode 16 / Starship Troopers

starship troopers

This week we¬†discuss Paul Verhoeven’s sci-fi cult favorite:¬†Starship Troopers.

Episode 16 / Starship Troopers


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