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new episode! EP. 157: THE SPOOKTACULAR CINEMA III: RETURNING - “peeping tom”

"Whatever I photograph I always lose."

Professor RJ Spookums treats the hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi to the perspective of a serial killer in the British thriller classic "Peeping Tom." Listen as we discuss jazz dancing, the film's critical reception at the time of release, and a compare-and-contrast between this film and "Psycho."

 

FILM A WEEK EPISODES

 
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OCTOBER 4th, 2019

FAW 156: THE SPOOKTACULAR CINEMA III - THE RETURNINING: “ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN”

"I've had this brain for thirty years. It hasn't done me any good!"

The Spooktacular Cinema III: The Returnining has begun. Join ghost host RJ Spookums as he introduces "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein" to hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi. Listen as the duo talk about the comedic swan song of three Universal Classic monsters, insurance fears, and the comedic beauty of Lou Costello.

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SEPTEMBER 27th, 2019

FAW 155: RECENT VISITS - “LADY BIRD”

"The only thing exciting about 2002 is that it's a palindrome."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi travel to the early-00’s Sacramento with 2017's “Lady Bird.” Listen as we talk Laurie Metcalf’s terrific performance, overrated Best Picture nominees, and the only time we will ever bring up Dave Matthews Band (we promise).

Plus, the lineup of The Spooktacular Cinema III is revealed! Stay tuned if you are a horror fan!

 
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SEPTEMBER 20th, 2019

FAW 154: “10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU” 20th ANNIVERSARY

"I hate you so much it makes me sick; it even makes me rhyme."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the teen comedy classic, "10 Things I Hate About You."

Listen as we discuss the incomparable Heath Ledger, the whipsmart take on "Taming of the Shrew," and Allison Janney's scene stealing moment. Also, music a plenty from Letters to Cleo, Barenaked Ladies and ska!

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SEPTEMBER 13th, 2019

FAW 153: “SAY ANYTHING…” 30th ANNIVERSARY

"I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi put a boom box over their heads and play Peter Gabriel at full blast in honor of the 30th Anniversary of "Say Anything..."

Listen as the two talk Cameron Crowe’s debut and Ione Skye’s terrific performance along with proto-Alanis Morrisette, pre-"Frasier" John Mahoney and John Cusack as the manic pixie dream boy that is Lloyd Dobler.