Sunday, October 19, 2014

Episode 21 - 'The Maze Runner' and Young Adult Cinema, 'Chef', and the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'




Are you bored with all this 'young adult' cinema yet? Is Chef the best movie of the year? And sure, the Ninja Turtles are awesome, but will the new movie give you shellshock? This and more on the latest episode of The Cinematic Tangent.


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The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and they couldn’t keep quiet about it any longer. Give it a listen if you're tired of formalities.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Cinematic Tangent: Episode 20 - The Tale of Two Oldboys


How can the original Oldboy be so brilliant when the Spike Lee remake sucks so hard? After some lackluster plot summary, Brad and Chad dig deep into what makes Oldboy such a cult favorite and where the American re-make goes terribly wrong.



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Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Cinematic Tangent: Episode 19 - 'Boyhood', 'Under The Skin', and 'Venus In Fur'




The guys drunkenly talk the biggest film event in more than a decade: Boyhood. Afterwards, there’s a heated discussion about Under the Skin, which Brad calls “pretentious”. Plus, the guys slur their way through a talk about Roman Polanski’s latest masterpiece, Venus in Fur.



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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Cinematic Tangent: Episode 18 - 'Guardians', 'Apes', and Aesthetics



I am Groot! The Cinematic Tangent agrees, Guardians of the Galaxy is the greatest Marvel Studios film to date. Plus, how the hell did Dawn of the Planet of the Apes end up being so fantastic? There’s also some talk about film philosophy and aesthetics – what happened to the movie magic we experienced when we were kids? 
 


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The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and they couldn’t keep quiet about it any longer. Give it a listen if you're tired of formalities.