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Nov. 11, 2020 Film Reviews Mental Health

Charismatic con men, grief and The Royal Tenenbaums

We usually tease the episode with some pithy switcheroo about how the movie is about one thing, but is it possible that there are…

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Oct. 28, 2020 Film Reviews Mental Health

Robot Daddies and Terminator 2 [with Michael Hobbes!]

Terminator 2 is about a boy, his mom, and a killer robot, sure, but is it possible that a movie about a surrogate cyborg father h…

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Self-Absorption, Dad and The Squid and the Whale

It’s a cult classic about 1980s Brooklyn intellectuals falling apart at the seams, sure, but Sarah and Alex sort through The Squi…

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Sept. 9, 2020 Film Reviews

Surviving Dad and A Nightmare on Elm Street

It’s about a lascivious dream demon, sure, but Sarah and Alex unpack A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Dad themes and there is plenty t…

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