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NEW EPISODE! FAW 128: “PERSEPOLIS”

"Life isn't absurd! Some people give their lives for freedom."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi explore the life of Marjane Satrapi through her eyes with the animated film “Persepolis.” Listen as we discuss the Iranian Revolution, Satrapi’s wondrous vision and why animation was the best choice to tell the story.

 

FILM A WEEK EPISODES

 
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MARCH 15th, 2018

FAW 127: CRITERION OF THE MONTH - “THE VIRGIN SUICIDES”

"We felt the imprisonment of being a girl, the way it made your mind active and dreamy.”

In this Criterion pick, hosts Serg and Patrick cover the directorial debut of Sofia Coppola, “The Virgin Suicides.” Listen as they discuss the mesmerizing cinematography, Kirsten Dunst’s stunning performance, and the sad nature of coming-of-age.

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MARCH 8th, 2018

FAW 126: “SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE”

"Destiny is something we've invented because we can't stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental.”

It’s a double-dose of Tom Hanks this month as Serg and Patrick are joined by Katerina Karavodin once again with Nora Ephron’s “Sleepless in Seattle.” Listen as we discuss the works of Ephron, Meg Ryan’s lack of journalistic integrity, and 1995’s “Hackers.” Plus, a performance from the Planet of the Apes musical!

 
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MARCH 1st, 2018

FAW 125: “A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN”

"Are you crying? THERE’S NO CRYING IN BASEBALL!”

Hosts Serg and Patrick begin a month-long look at female directors with the classic baseball comedy, Penny Marshall’s “A League of Their Own.” Listen as they discuss America’s Sweetheart Tom Hanks, the actual history of women’s baseball and pay tribute to the late great Marshall. 

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FEBRUARY 22nd, 2018

FAW 124: RECENT VISITS - “BLACK PANTHER”

"You're a good man, with a good heart -- and it's hard for a good man to be king.”

Recent Visits takes a stop in Wakanda to witness the rise of King T’Challa in “Black Panther.” Listen as we discuss the cultural impact of this MCU entrant, Michael B. Jordan’s epic turn as Kilmonger and why it deserves to be the first superhero film nominated for Best Picture.