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Episode 53: The VVitch

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Is anyone there? … We know that we’re extremely late with our new episode, and for the umpteenth time, we sincerely apologize to our faithful listeners. It seems like the curse of Black Phillip crossed the boundary between the silver screen and the real world, to fall upon this episode of our podcast. But after much rescheduling of the recording, laptops that broke and time that evaporated, we have finally put together something that we can call a new episode. Hopefully, this lifts the curse and sets us free to get back on track with Across the Universe. Enjoy 🙂

Structure:
00:00 – 04:17 – Chick chatter
04:17 – 05:01 – Trailer
05:01 – 17:56 – Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
17:56 – 55:34 – The chicks talk about this year’s The VVitch
55:34 – 1:00:01 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
Burn the Witch, by Radiohead
Isle of Wight, by Mark Korven (The VVitch Original Soundtrack)
Across The Universe, by Vandana Vishwas

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

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

What did you think about The VVitch?

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Episode 52: College Movies

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Hi guys! Long time, no see. So here’s the thing- we have been trying to record but due to our respective colleges and the work they assign us, we have not been able to make time. Hence, we thought why not do an episode on what’s been keeping us from podcasting, i.e., colleges?! So in this episode, along with Interesting Movie of the Fortnight (or rather last few months), each of us talk about our top 3 college movies. Enjoy 🙂

Structure:
00:00 – 02:38 – Chick chatter
02:38 – 03:36 – Trailer
03:36 – 20:53 – Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
20:53 – 55:47 – The chicks talk about their favourite College movies
55:47 – 1:00:32 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
College, by Vampire Weekend
College Girl, by Travis Porter
Across The Universe, by Vandana Vishwas

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

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

What are your favourite college movies?

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Episode 51: New Year – The Best of Not 2015

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As a new year begins, once again we chicks look back on the year that passed and recall our favourite movies that aren’t from 2015, because it makes total sense. No, really – it’s tradition!

Structure:
00:00 – 04:50 Chick-chatter and Introductions
04:50 – 16:00 Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
16:00 – 59:25 Main Discussion: Top Three Movies not from 2015 (or 2014)
59:25 – 01:07:47 Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs (our favourites of the year!):
Loud Places, by Jamie xx (Nik’s pick)
The Hills (Remix), by The Weeknd ft. Eminem (Sofia’s pick)
Loser, by Big Bang (Mette’s pick)
Across the Universe, cover by Vandana Vishwas

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

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

What were your favorite movies of the year?

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Episode 50: Nº50- The Anniversary Episode

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AAAA we did it! It took us quite a while but we’re so excited that we reached this half-century mark. It’s been so fun, you guys, and thank you for being such patient and awesome listeners.

In our 50th episode (woo hoo!), the chicks take their own guest questionnaire, talk about three female-directed movies, listen to some other film bloggers list their favourite female-directed films and declare the results of the Banner Voting poll. Also, as dictated by tradition, there are some problems with the recording but let’s face it, it’s part of our charm. 50 episodes in and still getting the hang of it. Enjoy 😉

Structure:
00:00 – 06:51 – Chick-chatter
06:51 – 07:35 – Trailer
07:35 – 25:23 – The chicks answer the guest questionnaire
25:23 – 35:17 – The chicks talk about Across the Universe (2007)
35:17 – 51:00 – The chicks talk about Fish Tank (2009)
51:00 – 1:00:08 – The chicks talk about Dhobi Ghat/Mumbai Diaries (2010)
1:00:08 – 1:07:38 – Feedback on female-directed films
1:07:38 – 1:10:24 – Banner Voting results
1:10:24 – 1:18:09 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
I’m Every Woman, Whitney Houston
Where Are The Female Directors?, All Exchanges Final Pitch Video (watch the full video here)
Across The Universe, The Scorpions

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

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

What did you guys think? Give us any/all of your thoughts!

Update: Anniversary Show

Hello everyone, there has been a little change of plans since some of the things we had panned out for our anniversary episode didn’t end up working out.

We decided to focus our main discussion on some of our favorite female directed movies, so we’d like to ask all of our listeners: What’s your favorite female directed movie and why? You can send us an audio snippet to acrosstheuniversepodcast@gmail.com or just reply in the comment section. Also, don’t forget to vote for your favorite banner here.