Episode 43 – ‘Creed’ and ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Why did The Good Dinosaur make Chad and Brad cry? Is Pixar “back”? Is Creed a knockout? Armed with a plethora of prehistoric boxing puns, the Cinematic Tangent answers these questions and much more.

 

Episode 42 – ‘Spectre’, ‘Martian’, and 2015 Catch-Up

Taking a moment to catch-up on some of 2015’s biggest films, The Cinematic Tangent talks Spectre, The Martian, Black Mass, Sicario – and more.

Episode 41 – Spooktacular

The Tangent is talking Crimson Peak, Hellraiser, Dawn of the Dead (1979), Dawn of the Dead (2004), and Ash vs Evil Dead. Happy Halloween!

Episode 40 – The ‘Psychos’ at Bates Motel

After watching Psycho twice (sort of), the guys check in to the infamous Bates Motel to compare the 1960 Hitchcock classic to the 1998 frame-by-frame remake by the very talented Gus Van Sant. Some film experiments are murder…But why not take a stab at it?

Episode 39 – ‘Mission Impossible’, ‘Shaun the Sheep’, ‘Mr Holmes’, and ‘Paper Towns’

A heated discussion about the merits of Shaun the Sheep is sandwiched between in-depth talks of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Mr Holmes, and Paper Towns.

Episode 38 – The Wachowskis, ‘Jupiter Ascending’, and the Art of the Director’s Cut

Chad and Brad talk the films of The Wachowskis, including their latest, Jupiter Ascending. After a detailed talk of the philosophy of The Matrix and the glory that is Cloud Atlas, the guys take a step back to debate the merits of direct-to-dvd director’s and unrated cuts of previously released movies.

This episode is definitely NOT brought to you by Blue Moon Brewing Co. (unfortunately).

Episode 37 – ‘Ant-Man’ vs. the Marvel Movie Menace

It’s official: Ant-Man isn’t a gigantic failure! With tangents and drunken ramblings abound, The Cinematic Tangent breaks down Paul Rudd’s brave foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But will the shadow of Disney smush the clever satire at the heart of this comic book epic? Can Rudd’s charms break through the layer of Avengers 3 ads that seem to stifle everything? Tune-in to find out!

Episode 36 – Turning Pixar ‘Inside Out’

Brad and Chad briefly recap the mainstream offerings of 2015 cinema, then jump into a detailed conversation about Inside Out and the past, present, and future of Pixar Animation Studios.

Episode 35 – Does Your Inner Child Love ‘Jurassic World’?

Is Jurassic World as cool to kids today as Jurassic Park was to our younger selves? It’s a dino-sized episode of The Cinematic Tangent, complete with Furious 7 listener mail.

Episode 34 – The Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase 2

The Cinematic Tangent breaks down Avengers: Age of Ultron and the second wave of the Marvel Cinematic Universe… while mostly sober this time.