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Episode 70: Annihilation

With Spring looming, the chicks with accents are finally breaking their silence! In other words, our little unexpected hiatus is over. To start off, we all pick something for the Interesting Movie of the Fortnight feature and then, for our main discussion, we talk Annihilation. Sure, we are a little late with the discussion, yes. But we actually recorded this episode a while back, so all our thoughts and opinions you hear are quite fresh. But are they fresh and positive? Find out now!

Structure
00:00 – 02:02 Introductions
02:02 – 19:55 Interesting Movie of the Fortnight: Death of Stalin (2017), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Season 1-3), and The Crown (Season 1)
19:55 – 58:30 Main Discussion: Annihilation
58:30 – 01:04:31 Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs
The Mark (Interlude), by Moderat and Grace Van Patten
Across the Universe, by Scorpions

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And let us know if you read the book and what did you think of Annihilation as an adaptation?

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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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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!