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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Jun 22, 2022

Randall asserts that (US-made) Vietnam War movies nearly universally serve to exonerate US conduct in the war — a war whose purpose is only to oppress indigenous people, further colonialism, and expand empire. 


Vietnam movies discussed include: 

The Green Berets (1968)
Coming Home (1978)
The Deer Hunter (1978)

Jun 2, 2022

Chris and Randall welcome guest Bill Gucwa to discuss the genre of music bio-pics. 


We each pick three favorites:

1. Ray (2004)  Ray Charles
2. La Vie En Rose (2007) Édith Piaf
3. Get On Up (2014) James Broawn

1. The Runaways (2010) The Runaways
2. Behind The Candelabra (2013) Liberace
3. Bohemian...

Feb 24, 2022

Chris and Randall make their Oscar picks.


Best Visual Effects
Randall: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Chris: Dune

Best Production Design
Randall: Nightmare Alley
Chris: Dune

Best Cinematography
Randall: Nightmare Alley
Chris: Dune

Best Adapted Screenplay
Randall: The Lost Daughter
Chris: The Lost...

Oct 28, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss their favorite horror comedies — spoiler free!

IMDB list of good horror comedies:

Chris' top 5:

Young Frankenstein (1974)
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet Frankenstein (1948)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
What We Do In the Shadows...

Oct 7, 2021

Chris & Randall ask Bill Gucwa about his days making trailers for major studios.

Trailers mentioned include:

Frequency (2000)

The Majestic (2001)

Alien (1979)

Independence Day (1996)