Monthly Archive: January 2011

Jan 31

Geek Actually Ep117 – Schmidt Happens

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hosted by: David McVay & Josh Philpott A new year and a new structure, Tech Actually and the Geek Actually After Show have fused like Brundlefly and been reborn simply as the all new Geek Actually. All the Tech and geek goodness that you have come to expect …

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Jan 31

Retro Review: Barton Fink (1991)

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The story on this film is that while Joel and Ethan Coen were writing “Miller’s Crossing” (1990) they hit a massive case of writer’s block. To help them get past this they wrote this little film about a writer with writer’s block. It must have worked, because they resumed work on “Miller’s Crossing” and it …

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Jan 30

Film Actually Ep025 (117) – Four Walling

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hosts: David McVay & Josh Philpott Film Actually is the official movie podcast of geekactually.com - This week David McVay and Josh Philpott review the new film from the Coen Brothers, “True Grit”. We also have some Entertainment Buzz including our thoughts on the Kevin Smith announcement and the …

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Jan 29

REPLAY – Geek Actually Live Shows for January 29th, 2011

Here are this week’s live shows presented in the same order that we recorded them. We start with the all new Geek Actually and then move onto Film Actually. Because the show is live, you get it here with all the mistakes intact. Check the individual audio show posts for the show notes. This week …

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Jan 29

Opinion: New World Cinema?

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If you haven’t read Dave’s article on Kevin Smith’s Red State (link here) then stop now and watch the attached video. It covers a lot of what this piece is about. The world of cinema has changed a great deal in the last 50 years. Writers and directors once thought to be the dregs of …

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Jan 28

First Thoughts: True Grit (2010)

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If you know me at all, you may have noticed that I am an unabashed fan of the Coen brothers. So I was pretty excited to see their latest film, “True Grit” which is based on the Charles Portis novel of the same name. I just got back from the theatre and had to share …

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