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Episode 46: The Hours

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Stephen Daldry’s The Hours won the poll we set up after our last episode in which we asked you guys to choose a film starring actors born in June (Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep in this case). The chicks discuss the film- what they thought about it, their interpretations and their comments on its influences, and also talk about their Interesting Movies of the Fortnight.

Structure:
00:00 – 03:15 – Chick-chatter
03:15 – 03:47 – Trailer
03:47 – 18:03 – Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
18:03 – 1:01:12 – Main discussion on The Hours
1:01:12 – 1:06:08 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
Paris, Regina Spektor
The Hours Soundtrack, Philip Glass
Across The Universe, Cyndi Lauper

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Have you watched The Hours? What are your thoughts on it?

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Episode 44- The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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The chicks are back and this time they talk about the highly anticipated sequel to The AvengersThe Avengers: Age of Ultron. Listen and find out if they liked it, what they maybe didn’t like about it (caution: there are some spoilers) and other general thoughts.

Btw guys, Across the Universe Podcast turned 2 last week! We thank everyone who has supported us by either listening to the show, coming on it, commenting or by helpful suggestions. We couldn’t have done it without you guys 😀

Structure:
00:00 – 03:52 – Chick-chatter
03:52 – 04:28 – Trailer
04:28 – 17:42 – Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
17:42 – 46:31 – Main discussion on Age of Ultron
46:31 – 50:07 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
Avengers Assemble!, Screen Team
Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Music Video Parody, Studio C feat. Peter Hollens
Across The Universe, Cyndi Lauper

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What did you think about The Avengers: Age of Ultron? Did you like it more than the first one? Did you find it sexist? Did you ogle at Chris Evans in that tight t-shirt (we know you did)?

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Episode 42: 90s Kids

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As Mette and Sofia celebrate their 20-something-est birthdays, it’s time to take a look back at the films that defined the decade that all chicks were born in- the grungy 90s. Join us as we discuss the romance, the hate as well as one of the parties that defined our decade!

Structure:
00:00 – 02:32 – Chick-chatter
02:32 – 03:14 – Trailer
03:14 – 16:48 – Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
16:48 – 30: 54 – The chicks discuss La Haine (1995)
30:54 – 41:12 – The chicks discuss Can’t Hardly Wait (1998)
41:12 – 49:54 – The chicks discuss Run Lola Run (1998)
49:54 – 53:48 – Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
Barbie Girl, Aqua
Baby One More Time, Britney Spears
Across the Universe, Cindy Lauper

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What did you think of the 90s? What are your favourite films from the decade? Are you a fan of any of the films we’ve chosen? Give your thoughts below!

Episode 32: Robin Williams

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The chicks return after their hiatus to pay tribute to the great Robin Williams who passed away recently. We discuss three different films that starred Williams and how fantastic he was in all of them. We also talk about our Interesting Movie of the Fortnight (or month really, but who’s counting?).

Enjoy 🙂
Structure:
00:00 – 03:15- Chick-chatter
03:15 – 04:00- Trailer
04:00 – 13:12- Interesting Movie of the Fortnight
13:22 – 25:05- The chicks discuss The Fisher King (1991)
25:05 – 32:33- The chicks discuss Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
32:33 – 45:48- The chicks discuss Dead Poets Society (1989)
45:48 – 50:19- Plugs and goodbyes
Songs:
Across The Universe, by Laibach

 

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So, what are some of your favourite Robin Williams performances?
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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?