Episode 160: Polite Society / Bullet Train

Episode 160Dear listeners, we found a lot of joy this week, everything from Pakistani martial arts films to assassins on a train to cheap Beyonce tickets!

Movies discussed:
Star Trek Into Darkness
Polite Society
Bullet Train
Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Other things:
Beyonce’s current tour

Episode 159: Dial of Destiny / Nimona

Episode 159Dear listeners, today we bring you our myriad joys we had over the 4th of July week, from Indiana Jones to CONvergence!

Movies discussed:
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Other things discussed:
Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas

Episode 158: Across the Spider-Verse / Ghosted / Kandisha

Episode 158Dear listeners, this week, we revel in the joys of the Spider-Verse, as well as comforting streaming movies and… Moroccan she-demons?

Movies discussed:
Across the Spider-Verse

Also discussed:
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries
Coco, Encanto, and Book of Life as a triple-feature

Episode 157: Goodnight Oppy / Folk Horror / Fast X

Episode 157Dear listeners, today we wax rhapsodic about movies featuring Mars rovers and folklore horrors, with a chaser of Jason Momoa appreciation!

Movies discussed:
Goodnight Oppy
Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror
Fast X

And also:
Mazes and Monsters
Kier-La Janisse
Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s (book)
Drama Gaze
Baby birbs

Episode 156: Flux Gourmet / Velvet Buzzsaw / The Square

Dearest listeners, this week we discuss a trio of movies that poke at the art world! And then we discuss monster erotica for some reason!

Movies discussed:
Flux Gourmet
Velvet Buzzsaw
The Square
Careful (this is the movie whose title Melissa could not remember)
The Saddest Music in the World

Other things:
Guy Maddin
Link: scene from The Square
Link: interview with Peter Strickland

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