Episode 64: Foreign Noirvember

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Put on your fedoras, turn down your key light and grab your femme fatales because it’s that time of the year again! Yes, Noirvember is here and so is our annual episode celebrating the phenomenon. This time, inspired by our international routes, we take a look at foreign noirs and neo-noirs. Also, we Flick the News and this time gush about our favourite current TV shows. Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy fun ride!

Structure:
00:00 – 31:59 Flicking the News: Netflix TV Shows We’ve Been Watching!
32:00 – 01:34:00 Main Discussion on Foreign Noirs and Neo-Noirs: Los Abrazos Rotos (or Broken Embraces) from Spain, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, from India, and Rififi from France
01:34:01 – 01:39:31 Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
Rififi, by Magali Noël
Los Abrazos Rotos Soundtrack, by Alberto Iglesias
Across the Universe, by Scorpions

Feel free to give us your feedback on our facebook page or via email (acrosstheuniversepodcast@gmail.com). You can also find us on twitter under @Nikhat_Z, @RVTblog and @MettelRay.

Our episodes are free to download and listen on iTunes, and all our previous episodes are available here on the blog — so scroll through the archive and have fun!


Share your thoughts on your favourite TV shows at the moment and obviously your favourite foreign noirs in the comments!

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Episode 63: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

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With Halloween come and gone, and the next beloved holiday of the year a month away, Across the Universe Podcast’s newest Chick With an Accent gets to host her first episode! It may not be an international holiday, it may not include lots and lots of decorations, but it’s still special for us! (Or maybe just for Getter, but it’s her first time, so we’ll let her have her moment). In this special episode  we pick our favourites for The Interesting Movie of the Fortnight feature, and then we discuss Noah Baumbach’s latest film The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), which, as we all agreed on, was…

Structure
00:00 – 03:11 Introductions
03:11 – 31:02 Interesting Movie of the Fortnight: Possession (1981), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), and Stranger Things (Season 2)
31:04 – 01:01:56 Main Discussion: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
01:01:57 – 01:05:02 Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs
Genius Girl, by Adam Sandler and Grace Van Patten
Across the Universe, by Scorpions


Feel free to give us your feedback on our facebook page or via email (acrosstheuniversepodcast@gmail.com). You can also find us on twitter under @Nikhat_Z, @RVTblog and @MettelRay.

Our episodes are free to download and listen on iTunes, and all our previous episodes are available here on the blog — so scroll through the archive and have fun!

Share your thoughts on The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) in the comments!

And let us know what did you think of the movie and did you like Adam Sandler’s performance?

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Episode 62: Weinstein Scandal + Scary Non-Horror Movies

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October is wrapping itself up, and true to its Halloween nature, it has been hell of a scary month. With the Weinstein scandal being widely discussed in the media, the chicks with accents give their thoughts on the matter in their new segment called Flicking the News. Later, we discuss three scary non-horror movies and whether they are scary due to their meaning or their sociological impact.

Structure
00:00 – 17:29 Flicking the News: Weinstein
17:30 – 01:12:17 Main Discussion: Non-Horror Scary Movies
01:12:13 – 01:20:20 Plugs and Goodbyes


 
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Feel free to give us your feedback on our facebook page or via email (acrosstheuniversepodcast@gmail.com). You can also find us on twitter under @Nikhat_Z, @RVTblog and @MettelRay.

Our episodes are free to download and listen on iTunes, and all our previous episodes are available here on the blog — so scroll through the archive and have fun!

Share your thoughts on the Weinstein scandal.
Let us know if you agree on our three scary non-horror picks, and what would be yours, in the comments!

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Episode 61: The New Chick + Best Marvel Movies

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After saying goodbye to Mette, the Across the Universe Podcast returns with a new format and a new chick with accent! Listen to Episode 61 to find out who she is, as we reveal our Top 3 Marvel Movies, in anticipation of Thor: Ragnarok. It’s quite a big one because we got super excited – can’t really blame us though, it’s a super special episode.

Structure
00:00 – 06:30 – New Chick with Accent Announced!! 
06:31 – 01:30:45 – Main DiscussionTop 3 Marvel Movies
01:30:46 – 01:42:00 – The Future of Marvel
01:42:01 – 01:47:19 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs
Feels, by Calvin Harris
I Want You Back, by Jackson 5, from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1
Across the Universe, by Scorpions

Feel free to give us your feedback on our facebook page or via email (acrosstheuniversepodcast@gmail.com). You can also find us on twitter under @Nikhat_Z, @RVTblog and LISTEN TO FIND OUT 😜

Our episodes are free to download and listen on iTunes, and all our previous episodes are available here on the blog — so scroll through the archive and have fun!

Did you guess who she was?
Share your thoughts and own Top 3 Marvel Movies in the comments!

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Episode 60: Mette’s Farewell (Movies That Make Us Happy)

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In episode 60 of the Across the Universe Podcast, we say goodbye to one of the chicks, Mette Kowalski. Because her leaving is sad enough, in this farewell we list our top three movies that makes us most happy. We also prepared a little goodbye gift for Mette
that you can catch at the end of the episode!

Plus a sneak peek of the return of the Across the Universe Podcast this October,
featuring a new chick with accent!! 🙊

Structure
00:00 – 03:30 – Chick-chatter and Introductions
03:31 – 11:30 – Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
11:31 – 39:15 – Main DiscussionTop 3 Movies The Make Us Happy
39:16 – 44:55 – Mette’s Surprise!
44:56 – 47:06 – New Podcast Sneak Peek

Songs
My Way, by Frank Sinatra
Main Event, by RuPaul
Across the Universe, by Scorpions

 

Feel free to give us your feedback on our facebook page or via email (acrosstheuniversepodcast@gmail.com). You can also find us on twitter under @Nikhat_Z, @filmflareblog and @mettekowalski

Our episodes are free to download and listen on iTunes, and all our previous episodes are available here on the blog — so scroll through the archive and have fun!

Thank you to all the bloggers and podcasters
who sent their best wishes to Mette, 
you guys are the best.

What movies make you happy?