Category Archives: Film Pigs Podcast

Jealousy-fueled rants, opinions presented as fact, and biased half-truths about the movies.

The Film Pigs Podcast #7: Film Nudity

FilmPigs_AlbumArtV4_Podcast_1400Lucky number seven! The Film Pigs celebrate our seventh podcast with a discussion on a subject near and dear to our hearts: film nudity! Joining the Pigs is special guest, filmmaker and friend Francis Stokes! Plus, some amazing movie news regarding Steven Seagal, Frank puts someone on trial for Movie Jail, bizarre line readings, Tonn Slingdog’s DVD Corner, a cold reading that really ties the room together, trivia, and more!

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The Film Pigs Podcast #6: Summer Movies & Blockbusters

FilmPigs_AlbumArtV4_Podcast_1400It’s our sixth podcast! We’ve done this six times! With summer fast approaching, this episode is devoted to Big Summer Event Blockbuster Movies! The Pigs discuss the rise of the blockbuster and why three old and cynical men don’t get nearly as excited about the movies as they used to. There must be some reason. Also, our takes on the latest, critically important movie news, Movie Jail, fun and games, an adventurous cold reading, and much, much more! Well, not that much, but there’s definitely more.

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The Film Pigs Podcast #5: Remakes, Reboots & Re-Imaginings

FilmPigs_AlbumArtV4_Podcast_1400Please keep your hands inside the ride at all times as we launch into a new Film Pigs Podcast! This episode, the Pigs take on Remakes, Reboots & Re-Imaginings, dissecting why Hollywood has come to rely on the constant stream of remakes and mining of past successes instead of creating new content. Plus, an impassioned prosecution by Stephen Falk for Movie Jail, Tonn Slingdog’s DVD corner, and our usual collection of fun and games!

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The Film Pigs Podcast #4: The Leading Man

FilmPigs_AlbumArtV4_Podcast_1400We’re back with the latest episode of The Film Pigs Podcast! In an amazing feat of willpower, we’ve managed to produce four episodes on a semi-regular basis! This week, the Pigs take on the state of the Leading Man in Hollywood, and why all those Brits and Aussies have taken over the role of Action Hero. Plus, fun with cold readings, trivia, Movie Jail, and more!

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The Film Pigs Podcast #3: Academy Awards 2011

FilmPigs_AlbumArtV4_Podcast_1400We’re back with the third installment of the Film Pigs Podcast. We really think we’re hitting our stride with this one: no cell phone interference, no refrigerator noise, and only one spot where Stee’s dog loudly drinks from her water dish. We’re IN THE ZONE!

This week is all about the Academy Awards, which we’re sure no one has ever heard of before.

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The Film Pigs Podcast #2: Shaky Cam

FilmPigs_AlbumArtV4_Podcast_1400We’re back with a brand-new Podcast, discussing all things movies and movie news! This week’s subject of ire is the shaky cam and how it’s become an annoying crutch used by filmmakers to convey frantic tension without having to actually craft a scene.

Also, as a bonus service to our listeners, at 7 points during the recording this podcast contains a meta commentary on how technology is advancing at such a rapid pace it is often difficult to tell when such technologies will conflict with each other. It is NOT a stupid mistake of putting an iPhone too close to powered speakers.

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