41: Nick Offerman Cosplaying as Alain Delon

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This week: Chris and Josh talk the best films they saw over the summer under their own auspices, whether rep screening, rental or otherwise, with Josh batting for The Heartbreak Kid, Birth, M and Miami Vice, and Chris on Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges, Mitchell Leisen and Sam Fuller. Continue reading

40: ‘I Have a Lot of Time for Lucy’ as Desi Arnaz Once Said

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This week: the first film episode since returning sees Chris and Josh cast an eye over the summer that was, taking in blockbusters and otherwise including Godzilla, Edge of Tomorrow, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Lucy and Boyhood. Continue reading

39: Illmatic for the People

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This week: our first run of music episodes in the new shorter format concludes with talk of live shows taken in over the summer – including Prince, Neutral Milk Hotel and Aidan Moffat – and an outpouring of love for this month’s classic album, Nas’ superlative Illmatic. Continue reading

37: The JFK Assassination Isn’t As Mysterious As Jai Paul

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This week: after a three month hiatus, the podcast comes back from its summer break with a new-ish format and chat from Chris and Graham about what they’ve been listening to over the summer, including Spoon, FKA twigs and Caribou, with much more to come next week in part two of three. Continue reading

36: Richard Burton Playing Bane and Talking About Concrete

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This week: Under the Skin captures Glasgow like never before, Andrei Rublev is our classic of the month and Chris finds himself unexpectedly evangelising on behalf of Michael Bay. Continue reading

35: The Health and Safety Episode

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This week: the official launch of Neil Young’s long-mooted Pono has us talking over the ways in which we listen to music, classic album of the month is Soul Jazz’s essential compilation The World of Arthur Russell, we touch on new records by Mo Kolours, Moodymann, Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains, Cloud Nothings and The War on Drugs and Chris reports back on the experience of seeing Justin Timberlake perform live from hundreds of feet away whilst sitting by yourself. Continue reading

34: Fucking Funny as Fuck

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This week: it’s the first film episode of the year to deal with new releases, and we have a metric fuckton to get through between the remnants of awards season and this year’s Glasgow Film Festival, with new work from such major names as Martin Scorsese, the Coen Brothers, Wes Anderson, Lars von Trier, Steve McQueen, Spike Jonze, Claire Denis and Jim Jarmusch. Continue reading