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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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Lauren blows Greg’s mind with the first screw-ball romantic comedy It Happened One Night starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. Together our hosts explore the nuances of hitchhiking, the distinctiveness of how a man undresses himself and the historical significance of this underdog of a film. 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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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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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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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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In our last episode of 2016, Lauren and Greg answer your questions for them about their favorite movies and their relationship together as well as discuss the film they saw in theaters from this past year, movie seating and snack preferences and share some of their plans for upcoming episodes in the new year. Music by Bensound.com

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December 3, 2016

Episode 24: Last Holiday

This week, Lauren decided to show Greg 2006's Last Holiday starring Queen Latifah. Together they discover LL Cool J's secret to eternal youth, Hollywood price gouging in stories, why it pays to be polite to the help, and decide what they would do if they were told they had weeks to live. Snuggle up in your own 'Cocoon' and enjoy this guilty pleasure with us. Music by Bensound.com

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For Lauren’s November pick, she goes both historic and political with Iron Jawed Angels, as she educates Greg about the climatic last push for Women’s Suffrage in America. Discussions include makeup tips from the 1910’s, a pointless love arc with Patrick Dempsey, and how to get arrested for doing absolutely nothing wrong. Pin on a yellow rose and ‘Don’t keep them in doubt’. Hurrah and watch for suffrage! 

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October 22, 2016

Episode 21: Rebecca

For her Halloween pick, Lauren goes to the master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock with his award winning film Rebecca. Together we discuss how to deal with an extremely overbearing housekeeper, the hot and cold personality of Sir Lawrence Olivier and the immense power and influence of a character who isn’t even in the film. Music: http://www.bensound.com

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