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Episode 55: Bridget Jones’s Baby

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Summer’s over and the chicks are back. So is Bridget Jones! In this episode we talk about our favourite clumsy romcom queen, how we like love Colin Firth just the way he is and everything else Bridget Jones. Along with that, we also talk about some interesting movies we’ve seen in the summer. So sit back, pour yourself some wine and enjoy our episode (or some Celine Dion- no judgement). 🙂

Structure:
00:00 – 04:32 – Chick chatter & Introductions
04:32 – 05:30 – Trailer from the LAMP Podcast Network
05:30 – 16:50 – Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
16:50 – 57:39 – The chicks discuss the Bridget Jones Franchise
57:39 – 01:01:39 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
All by Myself, by Céline Dion
Jump Around, by House of Pain
Across The Universe, by In December

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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

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Episode 28: Once Upon a Dream

once-upon-a-dreamWith more and more goblins, elves and witches inheriting our silver screens every year, fairy tales have cemented their status as one of the big trends of this decade. In this episode, we adapt and cast 3 Yet More or Less Unadapted (Fairy) Tales to film! We also go back to playing a fresh round of FMK – Disney royalties edition.

Structure:
00:00 – Chick-Chatter
03:21 – Trailers
04:07 – Interesting Movies of the Fortnight
13:31 – General Discussion Intro
18:52 – Disney/ Common Fairy Tales
37:46 – Tales From Our Own Countries
59:56 – Fuck, Mary, Kill
1:08:04 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Music:
Once Upon a Dream (by Lana Del Rey)
Today Was a Fairy Tale (by Taylor Swift)
Across the Universe (by Beady Eye)

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What fairy tale adaptations are you excited for? Do you agree with our casting choices?

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Episode 26: Scary Monsters (and super creeps!)

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Make sure you listen to this episode at night and with the lights out, for in the 26th Episode of the Across the Universe Podcast we chicks discuss three Monster Movies, celebrating the release of Godzilla. They are The Host (2006), Cat People (1942), and The Blob (1958) – none of which we’ve seen before. So grab your teddy bear real tight, because it’s going to be scream!

Structure:
00:00- Chick-chatter
02:35- Trailers
03:10- Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
11:13- Introduction to the General Discussion
12:38- The Chicks discuss The Host (2006)
23:00- The Chicks discuss Cat People (1942)
32:39- The Chicks discuss The Blob (1958)
43:08- Plugs and Goodbyes

Music:
Scary Monsters (by David Bowie)
Godzilla (by Blue Oyster Cult)
Across the Universe (by Beady Eye)

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Episode 25: Movies People Hate That We Love (Guest Eps)

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For our 25th episode we share three movies that everyone seems to hate, but which we secretly love. Special guest Cherokee joins us, from London!

Structure
00:21- Chick-chatter
03:28- Trailer
04:05- Guest questionnaire
14:03- The chicks and Cherokee list their favourite films that are hated by most people
1:05:24- Plugs and Goodbyes

Music
Guest’s choice- Comeupoutdawahta (by Gmcfosho)
Mamma Mia! (by Meryl Streep)
Across The Universe (by Rufus Wainwright)