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Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine. email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comtwitter: @LWLieswww.lwlies.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Welcome to The Scuttlebutt, a weekly pre-recorded program presented by The Veterans Breakfast Club. “Scuttlebutt” is a military term (specifically Navy) for talk or gossip around the watercooler below decks. And this is what our program is all about: we have informed conversations about the military experience, past and present. We want to bridge the divide between those who serve and those who don’t. We look at headlines, we tackle important topics, and we ask questions. Join us on this jou ...
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Join two movie heads, Jason and Jazz for a movie and show review experience that you’ll never forget. They turned their Movie and TV Show Chat into a podcast. There will be wild discussions and sometimes arguing points just to ask the most important question, Was It Good Though? Each episodes can be watched on their YouTube channel!! 🚨New episodes drop every Tuesday 🎙️ Be sure to follow them on socials for updates and upcoming review list: https://linktr.ee/wasitgoodthough
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Tribal Research Specialist: The Podcast tackle real issues related to research by Tribal people in their communities. The show is hosted by Dr. Shandin Pete (Salish/Diné) and Aaron Brien (Apsáalooke). Dr. Pete is from the Flathead Indian Reservation in Arlee, Montana. He completed a M.S. in Geology and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Montana. Brien resides in Hardin, MT and the Crow Indian Reservation. He completed his M.A. in Anthropology at the University of Mo ...
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Brooke Boney and Linda Marigliano, two of Australia’s most connected entertainment tastemakers, tell you what to think about the most important moments in culture this week. Brooke & Linda’s Dream Club is a book club for film, TV, fashion, politics, society and culture, food, literature, gaming, travel, relationships and mental health. From the biggest stories of the week to the ones you need to know about, Brooke & Linda give their authentic insider opinions and tunnel into the deeper issue ...
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We discuss the films of Japan's second most famous giant monster that starts with a G: Gamera! Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe, Review and Rate Us on Apple Po…
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On this week’s show, director Alex Garland and star Kirsten Dunst join us to discuss their hot button-pushing actioner Civil War, Sam Taylor-Johnson does Amy Winehouse a gross disservice in the disastrous biopic, Back to Black, and in Film Club, we revisit Lars von Trier’s end-of-the-world relationship drama from 2011, Melancholia. Regular host Lei…
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Happy WAS IT GOOD THOUGH Podcast Tuesday! We’re 4 episodes from hitting a century however this week we’re taking it a back! We had to enlist our brother Austin as we discuss “Undercover Brother” starring Eddie Griffin and Dave Chapelle. Austin came with notes and past grievances he had to discuss with the crew, we also get into what “The Man” may d…
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We discuss the work of Palestinian Writer/Director/Actor Elia Suleiman.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe, Review and Rate Us on Apple Podcasts: podcasts.apple.c…
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Beth Reuschel is a professional military records researcher who helps families discover their legacies of service. She conducts research for people and also coaches them to do their own detective work. Through her expertise and guidance, dozens of people have tracked down service records of veteran parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents, as …
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On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss the latest Hamaguchi, Evil Does Not Exist. We also review action thriller Monkey Man and Hannah Strong spoke to its director and star Dev Patel. Finally, for film club we watched Dev Patel’s pick, A Bittersweet Life. Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Mike McCahill and Kambole Campbell. Truth & Movies …
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The WIGT crew discusses Movies, TV Shows and now Documentaries, Episode 95 we're getting into Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told. Just like this epic Atlanta event, this episode gets crazy but we had to match the energy of the documentary. We brought in Kindahl to breakdown the large impact this event had on the music industry, predominately mo…
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In November and December last year, 21 of us—including five veterans who had served in-country during the war—traveled to Vietnam, from Hanoi and Halong Bay in the North to Saigon and the Mekong Delta in the South. Vietnam is a beautiful and often bewildering place, ancient in history and now yoked to American culture and memory. The country presen…
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On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss the fifth instalment in the MonsterVerse franchise, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. Then we move into lyrical independent fare with Sean Price Williams’ The Sweet East and his choice for Film Club, 1972’s Dyn Amo. Joining host Leila Latif are Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins and writer and broadcaster …
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Before there was The Pynk, there was The Player's Club. The crew is reviewing what many call a "cautionary classic" for Episode 94 and we decided to bring Chris back for this one. We discussed if this type of movie could be made today and what song each of us would strip too.....yes, you read that right. This episode does go off the rails but that'…
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We discuss the work of late-period Italian horror director Michele Soavi and his films STAGEFRIGHT, THE CHURCH, CEMETERY MAN and ARRIVEDERCI AMORE, CIAO.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theim…
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Ray Mabus served as the 75th United States Secretary of the Navy, the longest to serve as leader of the Navy and Marine Corps since World War I. Secretary Mabus is a Navy veteran himself, having served two years in the Navy as a surface warfare officer from 1970 to 1972 aboard the cruiser USS Little Rock (CLG-4), achieving the rank of Lieutenant Ju…
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On Truth & Movies this week, get into the latest in nun horror with Sydney Sweeney vehicle Immaculate and host Leila Latif spoke to its charming director Michael Mohan. We also review anti-capitalist caper The Delinquents and finally, for film club, its a return to the nunnery with 1947’s Black Narcissus. Joining host Leila Latif are the film criti…
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We are jumping on the bandwagon by using The Criterion Channel's recent program, AND THE RAZZIE GOES TO, as a starting point to discuss what it means to be perceived as a 'bad' movie and why COCKTAIL, UNDER THE CHERRY MOON and QUERELLE we're given those honours.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon E…
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The crew is continuing out biopic run with Coleman Domingo's Rustin. He's been receiving a lot of praise for his role within this movie and it's no shocker as to why. We bring in Chris to discuss Rustin's friendship with MLK and his impact behind of scenes of the March on Washington. We made sure to ask, "Was Martin wrong in how he handled the Rust…
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Author and Vietnam veteran Bob Orkand discusses what he calls the “tragic failure” of the M16 rifle in Vietnam, a story captured in his book, Misfire. The M16 rifle in the Vietnam War was marred by a series of critical problems that severely undermined its effectiveness and tarnished its reputation among soldiers. Initially introduced as a replacem…
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On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss Ethan Coen’s raucous road movie Drive Away Dolls. We’re also reviewing tragic romance Banel & Adama, and David Jenkins spoke to its wonderful director Ramata Toulaye-Sy about her striking debut. Finally, for film club it's more complicated women in Bad Girls Go To Hell. Joining host Leila Latif are Laura Venn…
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For the month of March, we wanted to tap into biopics ! This week we’re heading to Jamaica. Jazz and Jason discuss “Bob Marley: One Love” and everything surrounding the Marley family. We discuss what biopics we would love to see made , our favorite scene within the movie , where do Lashana Lynch and Kingsley Bin-Adir rank for us in acting, the way …
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We discuss the directorial work of Kevin Costner: DANCES WITH WOLVES, THE POSTMAN and WATERWORLD.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe, Review and Rate Us on Apple …
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War Movie is a five-part documentary series that examines not only the history of war in American cinema but how this medium has shaped our country's perspective on conflict, foreign policy, race, masculinity, and national identity. Cinematic depictions of military conflict have been common since the first crank of a shutter. From early films like …
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Police encounters. 0:24 Colonialism, language, and smudging. 4:48 Smudging practice and techniques. 11:25 The origin and usage of the word "smudge" in Native American contexts. 16:58 Smudging practices and Timing. 23:08 Smudging practices and cultural context. 30:53 Cultural knowledge and tradition invention. 38:27 Smudging and its significance. 43…
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On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss Radu Jude’s powerful, experimental dark comedy Do Not Expect Too Much From The End Of The World and spoke to the director Radu Jude about his award-winning film. Then we review Ava DuVernay’s equally ambitious look at the work of Isabel Wilkerson in Origin. Finally, for film club its Elia Kazan’s look at whit…
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The WIGTP presents The Temptations Vs Five Heartbeats Panel for Episode 91. We brought some friends on for this special episode and they didn't disappoint. The debate topics within the panel range from Best Villain, Top 3 Best Quotes, and of course, Best Musical Performance. We left two categories up to the viewers to decide because our judges were…
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We discuss our favourite film critic, Jonathan Rosenbaum, and focus on his work about Ace Ventura, Luc Moullet, Small Soldiers, Spielberg's A.I. and more.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/thei…
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Dogs for Our Brave’s mission is to provide professionally trained service dogs at no cost to veterans who have suffered debilitating injury or illness while in service to our country. Their goal is to use rescue dogs at every opportunity, thus saving two lives at once. In order to fully realize their mission without adding financial burden, they al…
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We discuss the work of Writer/Director/Producer Greydon Clark and examine his films BLACK SHAMPOO, JOYSTICKS and THE UNINVITED.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe…
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As we conclude February and prepare for our March, we wanted to take it back to 2000s. Yes, this may get a little toxic but we brought a long a couple of our friends to finally decide break down “Love & Basketball” . The crew will be discussing first crushes, if Q really liked Monica, was it a toxic love affair or were they just young , our favorit…
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Victoria Kelly is the author of Homefront, Mrs. Houdini, and When the Men Go Off to War. ​ Victoria graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard University. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and her M.Phil. in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin, where she was a U.S. Mitchell Scholar.​​ Her fiction and …
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We discuss the Writer/Director Jerzy Skolimowski and focus on his films DEEP END, MOONLIGHTING and THE SHOUT.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe, Review and Rate …
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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY 💙, or so it was when we recorded this. We hope you had an amazing lovers day but if you’re still love drunk we have the perfect review for you. Episode 89 is about “Rye Lane” the romance comedy about Dom and Yaz who take a stroll to escape the day, and maybe more that meets the eye! This week Crystal is back and we get intimat…
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Charles Warner is a veteran and social anthropologist studying at the University of Leuven, Belgium. His research interests primarily revolve around war veterans (a.k.a. the emerging field of “Veterans Studies”), strategic peacebuilding, and post-conflict dialogue/resolution in Southeast Europe. Within this research, he incorporates or centers visu…
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Archive music and recording techniques. 0:00 Native American music styles and cultural influences. 5:37 Tribal engagement and cultural resource management. 13:59 Tribal consultation and engagement in BLM meetings. 20:16 Identity and cultural expression. 28:12 Identity and spirituality. 33:02 Cultural preservation and learning. 37:50 Indigenous iden…
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On Truth & Movies this week Wim Wenders paints a portrait of a quiet existence in Perfect Days, food is the language of Love in The Taste of Things and David Jenkins spoke to its radiant star Juliette Binoche. We also chat some of the highlights of the upcoming Berlin Film Festival and Bob Marley’s musical biopic One Love. Joining host Leila Latif …
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How did she get on that boat?? That's right, for Episode 88 we're discussing Acrimony a day before Valentine's Day. Love might be in the air but it wasn't in this movie or during this review. We had to bring back Erica and Kindahl to discuss this TP creation. The crew made sure to hold TP accountable, along with 85.74% of the characters in this mov…
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We discuss the work of conceptual artist/filmmaker VALIE EXPORT and her films INVISIBLE ADVERSARIES, MENSCHENFRAUEN and THE PRACTICE OF LOVE.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinem…
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This week on The Scuttlebutt we talk with the Chair of the Military Chess Committee and Navy veteran, Rob Getty about the upcoming 65th Annual US Armed Forces Chess Championship. Rob talks about his service, how chess launched his military career, beginner tips, and lessons learned. https://www.facebook.com/usafochess/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki…
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On a truly epic episode of Truth & Movies we discuss Sean Durkins's wrestling tragedy The Iron Claw, Steve McQueen’s documentary on the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Occupied City and for film club revisit Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler. We also have interviews with documentary filmmaker Jeanie Finlay and the subject of her latest film Aubrey Gord…
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We're back with episode 87 and we're heading to Memphis! And who better to take along the trip than Memphian, Shawn! This episode gets off the rails, early and often but we only followed our leads from the movie. The crew discuss who was the real villian of the story, we discuss family matters, Sam L Jackson roles, our fave black duos, a duo we hav…
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We discuss the work of Jim Jarmusch with a focus on STRANGER THAN PARADISE, DEADMAn and THE DEAD DON'T DIE.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe, Review and Rate Us…
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Episode 87 will be out tomorrow and the gang will be discussing "Soul Men" starring the late Bernie Mac and the legendary Samuel L Jackson, however, post episode the were wrapping up and the conversation was too good not to record. The crew begins to talk about characters in TV and movies who television wanted us to love but they weren't worth a 2 …
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For Episode 86 we're discussing a book full of seasoning, musical numbers, failed love, and our man Jesus. This isn't the good book we're use too, this is "The Book Of Clarence" AKA Clarence and Dem. We're joined with our friend of the pod, Dave from the BrickWall Reviews. The crew made sure to match the energy of the movie and tables were shaking.…
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We discuss the career of Danny DeVito as a director, which includes THROW MOMMA FROM THE TRAIN, WAR OF THE ROSES and DUPLEX.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe, R…
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Dr. Mitchell T. Maki is the President and CEO of the Go For Broke National Education Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and lessons of the Nisei (a person born in the US whose parents were immigrants from Japan) World War II veterans. The mission of GO FOR BROKE is to educate and inspire character and equality thro…
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The crew is 15 episodes from 100 , slowly but surely inching to that benchmark! We discuss the difference in today to episode one and the growth within the content! However today we are reviewing Cord Jackson’s new film, “American Fiction!” A film about a frustrated professor and writer , Jeffrey Wright, who must go back to his hometown and confron…
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We discuss the power of Shot on Video films and focus on BLONDE DEATH, SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN and BOARDING HOUSE.Join the Patreon now for an exclusive episode every week, access to our entire Patreon Episode back catalog, your name read out on the next episode, and the friendly Discord chat: patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclubSubscribe, Review and R…
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Have you ever received a challenge coin and thought about its history? Who started this tradition? What is the etiquette of keeping them on hand? How are they made? Who designs them? The Scuttlebutt attempts to answer these questions and more with Vietnam Navy Veteran Donn Nemchick and longtime VBC member Henry Schoepke. We dive into the history an…
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