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Obsession 3 (The Fountain)
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The guys are back in time for Valentine’s Day to talk about the Black Swan and mother! writer/director’s only “rotten” film, 2006’s non-linear existential sci-fi romance epic The Fountain! Check…

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Obsession 2 (Requiem For A Dream)
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Patrick and Mando catch up on what they’ve watched recently and, in continuing their retrospective journey, revisit a personal favorite and iconic film. The second film directed by Darren Aronofsky.…

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Obsession 1 (Pi)
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The boys return with their first episode covering the work of filmmaker Darren Aronofsky. First up, 1998’s black and white disorienting cyberpunk thriller, Pi! Welcome them back with a listen!

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Remakes 'a' No-Go? (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre/A Nightmare On Elm Street)
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Mando and Lauren discuss two remakes of classic horror films as well as the Game of Thrones series finale! Try not to fall asleep! (Hey, that doesn’t sound right…)

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Turf Nazis Must Die (Overlord/Green Room)
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Sorry this is a bit late but hey it’s still April, right?! The amigos get together to chat about two films picked by Patrick that both contain nazi villains. 2018’s…

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Invasion of the Invaders (Burning Bright/Intruders)
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Lauren joins Mando this month to talk about a couple films of the ‘home invasion’ sub-genre, Burning Bright (2010) and Intruders (2015). We also obsess over what exactly IS a…

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Romantic Elements (A Walk in the Clouds/Pride & Prejudice)
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Mando and Patrick show some love to the popular (notorious?) February holiday by talking about a couple of their favorite romance films!

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The Dead Baby Episode (Rabbit Hole / 21 Grams)
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Mando and Patrick invited Lauren back to talk about the movies she wanted to torture us with…er, wanted us to discuss! 2011’s Rabbit Hole and 2003’s 21 Grams! Get some…

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A Jolly Good Show (A Very Harold And Kumar 3D Christmas, Krampus)
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Oh.. hey, didn’t see ya there! We were busy getting out a special random holiday themed episode out for you! Mando and Patrick return with a couple holiday favorites, as…

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Case of the Groovies (The Nice Guys, Inherent Vice)
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Mando and Patrick return (finally) to talk about couple modern 70s detective films, The Nice Guys and Inherent Vice. They also finally participate in a now forgotten challenge and catch…

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[SPECIAL] A Small Personal History With Film (with special guest Lauren!)
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Hey all! Mando returns sans Patrick for a run-through of films that stood out growing up, and is joined by his wife Lauren as they also stroll down “head-movie” lane……

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Reality In Flux (Triangle, Coherence)
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In this episode, Mando introduces Patrick to some movies that play with the ideas of time and space. 2009’s Triangle and 2013’s Coherence. These are very thought-provoking and entertaining films…

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Fist Wrapped in Blood (Punisher: War Zone, Green Street Hooligans)
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Welcome back! In the third episode of Thematic Elements, Mando and Patrick talk about revisiting Green Street Hooligans and Punisher: War Zone, both directed by the talented Lexi Alexander. The…

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Lights Out (Dark City, The Thirteenth Floor)
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Hello again! Armando was too lazy and called an audible, skipping episode 2 and recording and releasing this episode first! Listen to us revisit some awesome 90s sci-fi films, Dark…

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First Blood (Rambo, The Grey)
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Hey guys! Welcome to our first episode! Armando and Patrick talk about two “guy” movies that they think you should like, but talk so meticulously about the plots that you…