FAW Summer Series: Summer of Swayze (Jun. 7-28)

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NEW EPISODE! FAW 140: Summer of swayze - “road house” 30th anniversary

"Pain don’t hurt."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi take a load off at the Double Deuce to catch up with special guest director and photographer Nick Romi ("Danger Boys: Punks in Osaka") for the 30th Anniversary of "Raod House." Listen as the trio discuss spontaneous bar fights, Dalton vs. Jimmy, Jeff Healey's "tour" and exactly why pain don’t hurt.

 

FILM A WEEK EPISODES

 
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JUNE 7th, 2019

FAW 139: SUMMER OF SWAYZE - “DIRTY DANCING”

"Nobody puts Baby in the corner."

Host Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi dance into the Summer of Swayze with 1987's "Dirty Dancing" and are joined by Serg's mom, Gabby. Listen as they talk about Serg's mom experience seeing it back in '87, why this film remains a timeless classic and Swayze's marvelous dancing. They also engage in a serious discussion on the film's portrayal on the topic of abortion.

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MAY 31st, 2019

FAW 138: “FINAL FANTASY: THE SPIRITS WITHIN”

"With the hope of new life has Gaia changed the phantom within."

The finale of Defunct Film Studios month is given the ultimate finality with Square Pictures one and only film “Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.” Listen as host Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi talk about the groundbreaking box office bomb and why it failed to meet expectations despite its namesake.

 
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MAY 24th, 2019

FAW 137: “TITAN A.E.”

"Hey, for your information, I happen to be humanity's last great hope."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi peer into the universe after earth is gone (and Fox Animation for that matter) with Don Bluth's "Titan A.E." Listen as the hosts discuss the reason this film failed at the box office, if it actually deserved said fate and how "Treasure Planet" is another unsung sci-fi gem.

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MAY 17th, 2019

FAW 136: “BASIC INSTINCT”

"I think she’s the f—k of the century."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi tackle one of 1992's biggest hits with Paul Verhoeven's "Basic Instinct." Listen as they discuss the controversies the film brought with it from the infamous interrogation scene, the male gaze, and the depiction of bisexuality. We also talk about Sharon Stone's breakout role and her chemistry with Michael Douglas.