FILM A WEEK EPISODES
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 Insitnct." 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.
MAY 10th, 2019
FAW 135: “MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE”
"I'm gonna scare the hell out of you!"
Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi start their engines to crash through the Stephen King directed madness of “Maximum Overdrive,” produced by De Laurentiis Entertainment Group. Listen as we discuss killer possessed trucks, the music of AC/DC and why this film is basically the visualization of a cocaine bender.
MAY 3rd, 2019
FAW 134: “THE LAST DRAGON”
"I'm gonna get you, Leroy, because I am the Shogun! I will not rest until everybody knows the Shogun is the master!"
Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi kick off a month-long look at Defunct Film Studios with Barry Gordy's "The Last Dragon" from Motown Productions. Listen as we discuss the cult classic from Taimak's martial arts skill, divulge on DeBarge's "Rhythm of the Night" and if Sho'Nuff is actually the baddest.
APRIL 26th, 2019
FAW 133: RECENT VISITS - “THE BREADWINNER”
"If you look like you believe it, then they will too."
We close out Animated April with a Recent Visit on the beautiful “The Breadwinner” from 2017 from Cartoon Saloon. Listen as we discuss the Parvana’s journey, the rise of positive Middle Eastern portrayals in cinema, the brilliant mix of CG and traditional in order to tell its story.