Month: April 2016

2016 Movie-A-Day #121: American Ultra

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Penned by the ever-polarizing Max Landis, American Ultra was a box-office bomb and panned by critics. Paul watches this film for his movie-a-day to see if it really is as bad as all that. Spoiler, it’s not.

2016 Movie-A-Day #120: Team Foxcatcher

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Today on SWG’s Movie-A-Day Paul watches the documentary Team Foxcatcher, about the wrestling training team of the same name founded by the infamous John du Pont. His increasingly paranoid actions are documented through home movies and interviews with wrestlers who lived and trained on the compound, as well as the family of Dave Schultz.

2016 Movie-A-Day #119: Fantastic Lies

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Fantastic Lies is an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on the scandal that rocked Duke University in 2006 when players on the lacrosse team were accused of rape.

2016 Movie-A-Day #117: Prescription Thugs

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From Chris Bell, director of Bigger, Stronger, Faster, comes another documentary about abuse, this time of the legal variety. Prescription Thugs focuses on the ease in which people can obtain and become addicted to prescription medication in America.

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #219: Elvis & Nixon

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One time, Elvis wanted to be an undercover agent. He thought Nixon could help him. Elvis & Nixon is a movie featuring Michael Shannon as Elvis and Kevin Spacey as Nixon, and presents a hilarious look at how that meeting could have gone.

00:00:00 Intro
00:01:54 Film Discussion
00:31:15 Final Rating
00:33:31 Film Recommendations

2016 Movie-A-Day #113: Autism In Love

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Movie-A-Day continues with Autism In Love, a documentary about four Autistic adults and how they manage romantic relationships.