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Updated April 2020
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It's not often that I get the chance to talk with someone who's been through the kind of drama worthy of a movie. Jason R. Gray returned to the show to talk about medical drama Brain on Fire, and what happened this year when his own brain set "on fire."It was a pleasure and an honor to talk to Jason about what it was like to watch a movie that so c…
 
Our guest this episode is comedian and writer Kevin Avram (Twitter), talking about one of the most unique stand-up specials you've ever seen - Bo Burnham: Make Happy.Dylan and Kevin talked about what it means to make art; what it means to perform, both professionally and in our day-to-day lives; and had two very different reactions coming away from…
 
Jeremy Hobbs is back to talk about one of the most unexpectedly affecting movies we've tackled in a long time. A Ghost Story follows a man who, following an accident, finds himself haunting the home he shared with his wife. It can be a challenge to break into, but ultimately, it's an arresting story about grief, loss, and love.Very special thanks t…
 
I was thrilled to get the chance to speak with podcast host (The Willard Price Adventure Podcast) and perennial dinosaur kid Amy Mugglestone about the immensely successful reborquel Jurassic World.You can find The Willard Price Adventure Podcast on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Twitter, Facebook, Libsyn, and wherever fine podcasts can be found.Head to n…
 
cw: rape, child sexual assault, self-harmOur guest, Courtney Enlow (of Syfy Fangrrls, Pajiba, and more) brought a movie for discussion that was far tougher than either of us realized. Gerald's Game seems like it's going to be a straight thriller movie about a woman (Carla Gugino), who is trapped in handcuffs after her husband (Bruce Greenwood), die…
 
I got to chat with director Jed Brian about his debut horror film, Unlisted Owner. We talked about what it was like to make the movie, the criticisms he's gotten about his realistic characters, and what it's taken to break onto the horror charts with an indie found footage film.Further shownotes at www.netflakes.ca…
 
CW: suicide, sexual assaultI am thrilled to welcome co-host Caroline Diezyn back to the country and back to the podcast.After two scrapped plans to review crime movies in the past, I finally got the chance to talk about a crime drama with Caroline. Legend tells the true-ish story of Ronnie and Reggie Kray, twin mobsters from the East End of London …
 
CW: suicideThis episode will deal at great length with the topic of suicide. Please check SuicidePrevention.ca for resources and crisis centers near you, or for American listeners, please check Suicidology.com's crisis centers.In telling the story of a woman best known for her live suicide on a news broadcast, Christine ran the risk of being exploi…
 
Jason came prepared to defend The Guest as a guiltless pleasure thriller made by a horror director who knew exactly what he was doing. Meanwhile, I was on board until the third act completely derailed the whole experience. Give a listen to our conversation and let us know what you thought.More show notes at netflakes.ca…
 
The Movie: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)With guest Chris de Hoog from The Quarter Portion Podcast (site, Twitter, Facebook, and iTunes).For both myself and Chris, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World felt like it was made just for us. Now, it's safe to say that some shine has come off the ultimate nerd fairy tale.Full show notes available at www.netfla…
 
First came Raiders of the Lost Ark. Then came the shot-for-shot remake made by a group of boys looking to stay out of trouble. Then came the documentary about their efforts. Now, the history of the "Greatest Fan Film Ever Made" comes to a conclusion on an obscure Canadian podcast.In our review, we look at everything from the pursuit of dreams and t…
 
For all of its power in bringing drag and queer culture to an increasingly mainstream audience, guest Josh Morrison also wants us to recognize that, at times, RuPaul's Drag Race and its titular queen don't have a flawless track record when it comes to trans equality and gay misogyny.By NetFlakes
 
For all of its memorable gadgets, Back to the Future Part II's future is bleak, pessimistic, and familiar. Even more familiar is the sight of a megalomaniac throwing around his abusive power from his golden tower. We looked at how Back to the Future not only predicted Trump's presidency but also made us forget that we could do any better.…
 
Now that The Force Awakens has had a chance to percolate in our minds for awhile, how exactly does it stand up against the rest of the Star Wars media? We look forward and backward through the saga with an all-star team of guests to predict the enduring legacy of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Full show notes available at http://netflakesblog.wordpre…
 
The Fifth Element is chock-full of tropes and images that paint a grim picture of the role of women in the future. The real trick is to tease out which parts are satire and which parts are just plain sexist.Dylan and Caroline sat down to talk all about gender, sci-fi, and the world-building of The Fifth Element.Full show notes available at http://n…
 
CW: rapeThe movie: Pulp FictionWhat we will be talking about:-our relationships with Pulp Fiction-how IMDb shapes how we watch movies-whether or not Quentin Tarantino deserves his legacy-the more troublesome language-Tarantino cashing in on his cool credit to do whatever he wants, no matter how problematic-the badass female characters, especially F…
 
The last time we got together, I had the chance to speak with Jeremy Hobbs and Victor Liorentas about one of my all-time favourite movies, Jaws. During that conversation, we spent a ton of time talking about things that were not the movie we came to talk about.So, instead of losing those parts of the podcast, and instead of asking people to listen …
 
The movie: JawsThe guest: The creators of Retro-mania at the Hyland Cinema, Jeremy Hobbs and Victor LiorentasAmong the topics we get into:-a Frankensteined-together 35mm IB technicolor print of the movie-our own relationships with Jaws-early vs. later Spielberg-our agreed-upon love affair with Robert Shaw and Quint-Brody and his neuroses-the techni…
 
The movie: Ever After - A Cinderella StoryThe guest: Writer, blogger, and event co-ordinator Deanne KondratAmong the topics we get into:-the setting in an more reality-based alternative history-the bananas casting of 33-year-old Dougray Scott as a young, petulant prince-comparing this movie to the Disney classic Cinderalla and its 2015 remake-a mor…
 
The movie: Barton FinkThe guest: Proprietor of Runout Records, Roozbeh ShowlehAmong the topics we get into:-the lasting images from the film-the setting, based on stereotypes and images from the 1940s-writers block-a bit of a dissection of the final scene, including a super-bleak read from Dylan-the lead performance by John Turturro-Barton and his …
 
The movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Extended EditionThe guest: Franchise fan Chris de HoogAmong the topics we get into:-how The Lord of the Rings franchise has been cannibalized by the Internet-reconciling silly moments with epicness and grandeur-some book answers to our nitpicky questions-character reads including---Aragorn and Arwe…
 
The movie: You're NextThe guest: Co-host of Hammer films podcast Hammertime Horror, Tom StuartAmong the topics we get into:-playing with the conventions of slasher genre-the transition from horror movie into a fantasy of competence-protagonist Erin as the unconventional final girl-its unearned reputation as a feminist slasher movie-the human relati…
 
The movie: Spanish psychological thriller The Skin I Live InThe guest: Co-host of Hammer films podcast Hammertime Horror, Riley McDonaldTrigger warning re: discussions of sexual assault and violenceAmong the topics we get into:-bad Netflix plot summaries-the incredible structure of The Skin I Live In and how its non-linear story creates a compellin…
 
Sure, the 2015 reboot of Fantastic Four was bad, but what we are here to figure out is if it was really THAT bad.Pat Leyland is back as our go-to guy for terrible movies, to try to understand how much of the the bad reputation is deserved.Among other topics, we will get into-characters that act like they know they are in a movie-what should have be…
 
We talked with Rob MacDougall from Hold My Order, Terrible Dresser about relatively new Netflix original movie Pee-wee's Big Holiday.By tuning in, you can enjoy-a few words on the Marvel Cinematic Universe-an epiphany about how to pronounce Manganiello-insight into Paul Reubens and his pop culture exile-a deeply nostalgic look at other Pee-wee Herm…
 
What are we even doing here?In watching the 2015 remake of Poltergeist, I was expecting that I would get at least a taste of an understanding of why this franchise has endured. Surely if someone was going to take the time, care, and energy to overhaul such a revered piece of horror cinema, they must have something important to say on the subject.So…
 
This week, we sat down with Chris Stroud, the proprietor of Bread and Roses Books, to talk about Netflix Original documentary series Cooked, based on the book of the same name by Michael Pollan. The series takes us on a journey through the human relationship with all sorts of foods, from meat to plants, from bread to cheese.In our conversation, you…
 
After another exciting Twitter vote, you, the citizens of NetFlakesland decided that we needed to talk about Punch-Drunk Love. For both myself and Caroline, we were not quite sure what to do with the movie at first but it let an impression, so please listen as we try to come to an understanding of why so many of you chose this film.Among other topi…
 
Jason R. Gray is back to take on modern horror classic It Follows.In the podcast, we talk about-a more realistic view of teenagers-how the movie is about mortality more than about a supernatural STD-anxiety about Nice Guy Paul-the music, as composed by Disasterpeace-how the ending may be a metaphor for sad marriages…
 
Back for his second episode of The NetFlakes Podcast, we welcome Edward Platero to help guide us through prescient 1995 sci-fi thriller, Strange Days from director Kathryn Bigelow.Twenty years later, the themes of virtual reality, technological ethics, and racially-charged tension with police all ring just as true now as they ever have.We also cele…
 
In honour of Musical Theatre Productions London presentation of Heathers: The Musical, we have brought in an all-star team to talk about the 80s cult classic teen movie that started it all, Heathers.Dylan is joined by Heathers superfan, Vanessa Brown (of Brown & Dickson booksellers), art scene Renaissance woman and promoter for Heathers: The Musica…
 
You asked for it, NetFlakes listeners, and now you have got it. After a neck-and-neck-and-neck poll, you chose The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo as the movie that you most wanted to hear Dylan and Caroline take on.Things get personal when Caroline opens up about their experience being triggered by the explicit sexual violence of the film.We also talk…
 
Trying to explain what we talk about in this podcast review of Holy Motors would take its own podcast review. With the help of academic Adam Bowes, Dylan and Caroline did their best to make sense of a movie that includes-burqas-chimpanzees-simulated sex between snake-people-doppelgangers-prosthetic erections-a sewer-dwelling Parisian troglodyte-and…
 
Dylan was joined in studio by programmer (at least until he grows up to be a greasy hacker) Shawn Nock to talk about 2015 international short film, Kung Fury.Among other topics, listen to us discuss-the validation of the fantasies of kids growing up in the 80s-the remythologizing of computers-the pitch-perfect tech nostalgia-the unfortunate misappr…
 
Dylan and Caroline are back on the mics to talk about Her. It seemed like the right thing to do, since the last one we tackled was fellow 2010 Artificial Intelligence movie Ex Machina.Some of the things we talk about in this podcast are:-Netflix original series Flaked-The differences between the Artificial Intelligences in Her and Ex Machina-Polyam…
 
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