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Matinee Idles Reunion

Friend of the show Shawn Pryor got the whole gang back together on his show The Black Box to look back at the podcast and why it disappeared so abruptly. Download

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Episode 43 – An American Werewolf In London

In this episode the boys discuss John Landis’ 1981 horror masterpiece “An American Werewolf In London” starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne. It’s a bit more scattershot than usual but they do manage to touch on topics such … Continue reading

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Episode 42- The Night Of The Hunter

In this episode the boys are joined by storyboard and comic book artist Gabriel Hardman to discuss Charles Laughton’s 1955 macabre fairy tale “The Night Of The Hunter” starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winter, and Lillian Gish. In the episode we … Continue reading

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Episode 41 – Fall Trailer Chat

In this episode the boys are joined by guest Taylor Pithers to discuss the current crop of trailers for the fall movie season. 50/50 Carnage The Dark Knight Rises The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Hugo In Time Melancholia Mission: … Continue reading

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Episode 40 – Trainspotting

In this episode the boys return after a long hiatus to talk about Matt’s pick Danny Boyle’s 1996 cult classic “Trainspotting” starring Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, and Jonny Lee Miller. ¬†Topics discussed include the depiction of heroin use, the state … Continue reading

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Episode 38 – Goodfellas

In this episode the boys are joined by Ron Richards (of Ifanboy) to discuss Martin Scorsese’s 1990 mobster classic “Goodfellas” starring Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci. ¬†Ron regales the boys with tales of growing up in New … Continue reading

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Episode 37 – Paranoid Park

In this episode the boys do their best to discuss Gus Van Sant’s 2007 indie drama “Paranoid Park” but wind up having to agree to disagree. Topics discussed include the amazing cinematography of Christopher Doyle, how the film fits into … Continue reading

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