The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #83: City Lights (1931)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #83: City Lights (1931)

This week, Jerry and Doug revisit Charlie Chaplin and discuss his masterpiece City Lights (1931). Pull up a chair, put a flower in your lapel, and don’t forget us when you’re sober.

| February 3, 2019
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Miss Bala (2019)

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Miss Bala (2019)

Miss Bala is exactly what you expect from an action movie opening in February, more than that its exactly what you expect from a movie about a woman on a murderous rampage that is NOT directed by Quentin Tarantino.  That’s a nice way of saying, this movie stinks! Part of the problem is that it […]

| January 31, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #82: The Set-Up (1949)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #82: The Set-Up (1949)

This week, Doug and Jerry wrap up their month-long journey into the world of boxing movies with a one-way ticket to Palookaville, or rather Paradise City, in Robert Wise’s 1949 masterpiece The Set-Up. They’ll carry you for two rounds, then in the third, you go down. That’s the set-up. Just don’t think you’re only one […]

| January 27, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #81: The Rocky Sequels (1979-2006)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #81: The Rocky Sequels (1979-2006)

This week Jerry and Doug travel down an uneven road as they work their way through the very odd and very uneven world of the Rocky sequels from the excellent Rocky II to the silliness of Rocky III and the unbearable sludge of Rocky IV and V and finally emerging at the redemption of Rocky […]

| January 21, 2019
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Glass (2019)

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Glass (2019)

Glass is, what in comic book terms, would be called a crossover.  Therein, two characters from different story-lines are flung together into a crisscrossing story to see how their powers and personalities clash.  Very often this happens with a hero and a villain and sometimes with a villain and a villain.  In Glass it’s both – two characters […]

| January 17, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #80: Raging Bull (1980)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #80: Raging Bull (1980)

This week, Doug and Jerry look at boxing from another angle with Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece Raging Bull (1980). Raw power mixed with beauty and ferocity, this film is a testament to Scorsese’s ability to make a terrible person’s story compelling. Put on your gloves and go a few rounds, just don’t let Jake think you’ve […]

| January 14, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #79: Rocky (1976)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #79: Rocky (1976)

This episode, Jerry and Doug go to Philly for some cheese-steaks and boxing as they discuss the 1976 film Rocky, one of Jerry’s childhood favorites. Put up your gloves and get ready to go the distance.

| January 6, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #78: The Thin Man (1934)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #78: The Thin Man (1934)

This week Doug and Jerry welcome 2019 as they hobnob with socialites Nick and Nora Charles, while they slum it with the dregs to solve murders. It’s The Thin Man (1934) and its 5 sequels. These six films comprise the most charming series in film history. Pour yourself a drink and settle in, there are […]

| December 31, 2018
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