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Loann and Art discuss the possibility of movie theaters becoming a niche destination and an expensive one.

And then each of us talk about our top five most memorable times at the movies. Sad, embarrassing, funny and uplifting, our movie experiences span across the globe and our lives. 

Featured discussion topic:

Is It Curtains for the Big Screen? - Financial Times

Music by MaeveMusic

Direct download: WWTN_Podcast_18.mp3
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Loann and Art talk about the movies their looking forward to seeing in the theaters this summer! 

That's right, these are the big, spectacular popcorn movies that are great to see with an audience looking to have a great time! 

And then we talk about some of culture we've been consuming lately. Loann checked out the new adaptation of J.G. Ballard's High-Rise. And Art ventured into the horror-thriller realm with two recent films about people trapped in remote areas - Green Room and The Forest

 

Direct download: WWTN_Podcast_17.mp3
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Art and Loann discuss the practice of cliffhanger endings in television series, movies and the origins of the practice in some of the world's greatest literature.

Warning: Though we are a spoiler-free podcast in general, we do spoil some classic works of literature and few classic movies in this episode. We also talk about the Walking Dead season finale from this year as well as some other recent movies and television series, but we don't talk specifically enough to give anything away. If you like to remain completely spoiler-free in your entertainment consumption, consider yourself fairly warned! 

Featured discussions:

The Walking Dead

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2

Sherlock (BBC series)

Direct download: WWTN_-_Podcast_16.mp3
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Loann and Art discuss A.O. Scott's new book that wrestles with the critic's place in today's cultural landscape. 

Featured discussion topics:

Better Living Through Criticism by A. O. Scott

An extract of Scott's book in The Guardian

Daredevil

Deadpool

Between the World and Me by Ta Nahesi Coates

The Bazarre of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

Son of Saul

 

 

 

Direct download: WWTN_Podcast_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:09pm PDT

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