Film Pigeons Episode 153: The Mission, Man on Wire, Top 4 New York Films

On this episode we review Roland Joffe’s South American, De Niro film The Mission.  We also review whimsical documentary Man on Wire.  Then, in honor of Man on Wire we reveal our Top 4 New York Films. 

SHOW CONTENTS

The Mission - 22:05
Man on Wire - 51:08
Top 4 New York Films - 1:14:00

SHOW LINKS

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Music this week is from The National

Introduction - Grapes - I Dunno
Closing - Fake Empire

A Face in the Crowd
Devil’s Pass
The Lone Ranger
Saving Mr. Banks
Suits
Nathan For You
The Mission
Man on Wire





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Film Pigeons Episode 152: Masquerade, Microcosmos

On this episode we review Korean drama Masquerade and French insect documentary Microcosmos.  We also devise our sequels for Masquerade


SHOW CONTENTS

Masquerade - 31:09
Microcosmos - 1:07:25

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Music this week is from Andrew Bird

Introduction - Grapes - I Dunno
Closing - Something Biblical

Ted
The Impossible
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug
The Wolf of Wall Street
Anchorman 2
American Hustle
Masquerade
Microcosmos






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Film Pigeons Episode 151: Murderball, Moonrise Kingdom

On this episode we review two more ‘M’ titled films.  First up is sports documentary Murderball.  We follow that up with a review of one of our favorite films of 2012 Moonrise Kingdom.  Mark also regales us with a passionate round of trivia. 

SHOW CONTENTS

Murderball - 22:58
Moonrise Kingdom - 53:43

SHOW LINKS

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Music this week is from Moonlit Sailor

Opening - Grapes - I Dunno
Closing - A Week Without Sunlight

Murderball
Moonrise Kingdom
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Orphan Black
Flight
Charley Varrick
Walking Dead





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Film Pigeons Episode 150: The Missing, My Way, Top 4 Irrationally Hated Directors

On this episode we review two more M titled films.  First up is the Korean war drama My Way.  This is followed by a review of Ron Howard’s completely factual historical drama The Missing.  Finally, to honor Andrew’s irrational disregard of Ron Howard we reveal our Top 4 Irrationally Hated Directors. 


SHOW CONTENTS


The Missing - 9:58
My Way - 43:59
Top 4 Irrationally Hated Directors - 1:14:05


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Music this week from The Chain Gang of 1974


Opening - Grapes - I Dunno
Closing - Sleepwalking


Thor: The Dark World
The Counsellor
Monsters University
The Missing
My Way




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Film Pigeons Episode 149: Memento, Monsoon Wedding, Top 4 Weather Titled Films

On this episode we review two more ‘M’ titled films.  First up is his holiness, Christopher Nolan’s Memento.  This is followed by a review of Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding.  Finally, in honor of running out of ideas, we also reveal our Top 4 Weather Titled films.

SHOW CONTENTS

Memento - 24:46
Monsoon Wedding - 55:00 
Top 4 Weather Titled Films - 1:18:00

SHOW LINKS

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Music is from Peter Bradley Adams

Opening - Grapes - I Dunno
Closing - Be Still My Heart

Memento
Monsoon Wedding
Ancient Aliens
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
In the Valley of Elah
Captain Phillips
Ender’s Game
White House Down




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Film Pigeons Episode 148: Mystery Team, M

On this episode we review the Fritz Lang classic M.  We also review the totally related comedy flick Mystery Team.  We also forego our normal top 4 to sequelize both films. 

SHOW CONTENTS

Mystery Team - 9:55
M - 31:03

SHOW LINKS

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Music this week is from Seabellies

Opening - Grapes - I Dunno
Closing - Berlin Horses

The King of Kong
No Mercy
M
Mystery Team





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Film Pigeons Episode 147: Monsieur Verdoux, Monsieur Lazhar, Top 4 Dark Comedies

On this episode of the Film Pigeons podcast we review later-era Chaplin film Monsieur Verdoux.  We also review teacher drama Monsieur Lazhar.  We then reveal our Top 4 dark comedies in honor of Monsieur Verdoux. 

SHOW CONTENTS

Monsieur Verdoux - 25:24
Monsieur Lazhar - 45:14
Top 4 Dark Comedies - 1:26:36

SHOW LINKS

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Music this week is from River City Extension

Opening - Grapes - I dunno
Closing - If you Need me Back in Brooklyn


Prisoners
Grandmaster
Homeland
Phenomenon
Blackfish
Paradise Lost
Undercover Boss
Monsieur Verdoux
Monsieur Lazhar





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Film Pigeons Episode 146: Melancholia, My Left Foot

On this episode we review films from some of our favorite directors (well, at least one of our favorite directors).  First up is Melancholia, from wholesome family director Lars Von Trier.  This is followed by Jim Sheridan’s My Left Foot - featuring an Oscar winning performance from Daniel Day Lewis.  We also offer sequels for both films. 

SHOW CONTENTS

Melancholia - 15:12
My Left Foot - 55:57

SHOW LINKS

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Music this week is from Titus Andronicus

Introduction - Grapes - I dunno
Closing - A More Perfect Union

Melancholia

My Left Foot




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Film Pigeons Episode 145: The Mask, Major League, Top 4 Falls From Grace

On this episode we review classic comedies The Mask and Major League.  Then to honor the bizarre downward spiral of Charlie Sheen we reveal our Top 4 Falls from Grace. 

SHOW CONTENTS

The Mask - 11:37
Major League - 36:25
Top 4 Falls From Grace - 1:12:05

SHOW LINKS

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Music is from The Baseball Project

Introduction
- Grapes - I Dunno
Conclusion - Past Time

The Mask
Major League
Butter

Pain & Gain




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