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TV & Film

Welcome to Movie Date Night! A podcast about introducing your significant other to the movies you love.

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Greg shows Lauren 2009’s dark comedy World’s Greatest Dad starring Robin Williams. They talk teenage over-compensation, posthumous popularity and its benefits for the living and together explore the unbreakable bond of love between a father and son, even if the kid is a giant douche bag. Music by bensound.com 

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This week, Lauren and Greg dig into 1959’s Journey to the Center of the Earth. Together we explore the depths of 19th century sexism, the love-hate relationships of James Mason, overly helpful Icelanders, and why you should always go spelunking with a duck. Music by Bensound.com

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In this latest episode Greg take Lauren into the Disney archives to experience 2001’s Atlantis: The Lost Empire. They discuss why Kida isn’t allowed in the Princess club, the faulty Atlantean language barrier and the problem with their forgetfulness, and together we try to uncover why this movie was more of a belly flop than a splash. Music by Bensound.com

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April 8, 2017

Episode 32: Dark City

Lauren gets Greg to Tune in to 1998’s Noir Sci-Fi film Dark City. Talking points for this confusing tale include Keifer Sutherland’s sexual breathing techniques, Rufus Sewell’s unhealthy obsession with the beach, and together our hosts explore the Mandela Effect, or did they? Music by: Bensound.com

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March 25, 2017

Episode 31: Airheads

In honor of an upcoming cinema holiday Greg chose 1994’s Airheads starring Brendan Frasier, Steve Buscemi and Adam Sandler. Together Lauren and Greg discuss reasons why you should never give a complete stranger a gun, the missed anarchy connection of the film and Greg attempts to explain how you can pluralize The Lone Rangers. ROCK AND ROLL! Music by bensound.com

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In our second Double Feature, Lauren and Greg go old school with two Jim Henson films from their childhood, The Dark Crystal and The Witches. As they review these movies side-by-side, our hosts talk about terrible voice-over actors, the importance of having relatable characters in a movie, repetitive plot points, and we ask the ultimate question of both films; Is this a kids movie? Music by Bensound.com

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For her Month of Love film, Lauren chose to show Greg 2006’s Wristcutters: A Love Story. In this dark romantic comedy roadtrip of a film, our hosts try to understand this strange world of the afterlife including whether or not dead people need to eat or just like to, menial jobs you could literally do forever, and Greg suggests how to fix that darn black hole in your car. Music by Bensound.com

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February 11, 2017

Episode 28: Mother

Greg decides to honor the late, great Debbie Reynolds with his February pick of Mother. Together Lauren and Greg attempt to analyze this Freudian film as well as discuss the history of cell phones, the sexuality of older people, and the lies of customer service employees. Scrape the protective ice off your popcorn and enjoy. Music provided by Bensound.com
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In our first foreign language film, Lauren and Greg explore the fantastic French film about comic book heroine Adèle Blanc-Sec who gives our hosts plenty to talk about including: ancient Egyptian escape hatches, the physics of skull impalement and how to train your pterodactyl. Get your ham and bread sandwiches and enjoy this adventurous romp through the turn of the 20th century. Santé!

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January 15, 2017

Episode 26: Demolition Man

Mellow Greetings, in our anniversary episode, Greg and Lauren watch one of his top 5 favorite movies, 1993’s Demolition Man. As our hosts talk about this action/comedy, they dissect the flat characters with awkward dialogue, fantastic yet flawed future tech, and discuss a plethora of fan theories for how this future fits into both the real world and cinematic histories. Be well. Music by bensound.com

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