100 – Gone Girl
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by Talk Film Society
4d ago
Hello, romantics! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) celebrates the podcast’s 100th episode with an epic tribute to David Fincher’s 2014 absurdist black romantic comedy GONE GIRL. Starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck, the twisted marriage story was a smash hit and in the decade since has emerged as an influential and unforgettable classic. Manish invites a group of guests to dissect the film: Erica (@eRockReviews), Dave (@darnthatdave), Erin (@erinefraser), Ben (@nebisben), Sal (@salandthebadpun), and Marcelo (@MarceloJPico). In honor of our Gone Girl Amy and our Aloof Boy Nick, listen to a cel ..read more
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99 – Just Wright
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by Talk Film Society
2w ago
Hello, romantics! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) closes out the Sports Romance miniseries with the 2010 Sanaa Hamri film JUST WRIGHT! Starring THEE Queen Latifah, Common, and Paula Patton, this romantic comedy is pleasant and charming, with some deep insights baked into the surface-level studio film. He welcomes back Alexandria Daniels (@filmnvinyl) to the podcast, and they talk about the Queen, her legacy, and what this movie means for her screen persona. Listen to the podcast—or risk getting a bucket of ice getting thrown onto you! Click the icon below to listen.     &nb ..read more
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98 – Love & Basketball
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by Talk Film Society
1M ago
Hello, romantics! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) brings in the new year with the landmark basketball romance LOVE & BASKETBALL. With guest Shak (@ShakExcellence)! They talk about the super hot chemistry between stars Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps, the beautiful filmmaking by Gina Prince-Bythewood, and how well the movie holds up in its exploration of gender in sports. This 2000 movie is entertaining, charming, romantic, and gets even better on rewatch! Click the icon below to listen.       ..read more
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97 – Wimbledon
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by Talk Film Society
2M ago
Hello, romantics! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) travels across the pond for the 2004 tennis romcom WIMBLEDON! He welcomes back friend of the podcast Erin Fraser (@erinefraser) for this cute but not completely satisfying movie starring the legendary Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany. Be warned: they talk more about Dunst’s career journey than the actual movie, but who could blame them? They also go into how few tennis movies there are, the movie’s surprisingly stacked cast, and how this movie differs from 2020s romcoms! Click the icon below to listen.       ..read more
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96 – Tin Cup
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by Talk Film Society
2M ago
Hello, romantics! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) welcomes back guest Ben Miller (@nebisben) for another Ron Shelton sports rom-com TIN CUP! Starring Rene Russo and Kevin Costner, the easy golf rom-com is witty, romantic, and just so charming. Ben talks about his love of the game and how it’s portrayed in the film, while Manish explores how the 1996 romcom is emblematic of a romcom era gone by. It’s a smooth, sun-kissed film and a joy to talk about! Click the icon below to listen.       ..read more
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95 – Bull Durham
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by Talk Film Society
3M ago
Hello, romantics! The Sports Romance miniseries continues with the 1988 Ron Shelton baseball sex comedy BULL DURHAM! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) welcomes guest Danny Bowes (@bybowes) for this funny, sexy, and romantic hit movie. Starring Susan Sarandon, Kevin Costner, and Tim Robbins, the movie captures of the romance of baseball with a sun-kissed visual flair and a script full of witty lines! Click the icon below to listen.       ..read more
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94 – Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
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by Talk Film Society
3M ago
Hello, romantics! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) is at the halfway point of the Sports Romance miniseries. For the occasion, he invited his two cousins Vikrum and Kinjal to talk about the monumentally influential Bollywood epic LAGAAN. The 2001 film was the 3rd Indian nominated for the Best International Feature Oscar, and as of now the last. It stars superstar Aamir Khan as a farmer who leads a motley crew in a high-stakes game of cricket against the British in order to save their village. With a compelling love triangle, elegant filmmaking, and stirring music, LAGAAN is a classic of the 21s ..read more
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93 – She’s the Man
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by Talk Film Society
4M ago
Hello, romantics! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) welcomes the two hosts of The Podcast Around the Corner Shawnee Mead (@ShawneeMead) and Dan Colon (@DanColon) for the Amanda Bynes’ crossdressing sports romcom SHE’S THE MAN. A 2000s high school cult classic, this movie is adapted from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and features a charming breakthrough performance from Channing Tatum. On the podcast, they discuss how progressive the movie is for its time, Amanda Bynes’ impact on teen comedy, and what does and doesn’t work in the movie! Click the icon below to listen.       ..read more
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92 – Jerry Maguire
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by Talk Film Society
5M ago
Hello, romantics! The Sports Romance miniseries continues with one of the major movies of the 1990s: Cameron Crowe’s JERRY MAGUIRE! Your host Manish (@vertigay314) is joined by Joe Buttice (@JoeyButts21) to talk about this classic starring Renee Zellweger, Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Regina King. Filled with quotable lines and lovable characters, the movie remains as sweet and charming as ever! Click the icon below to listen.       ..read more
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90 – Rocky
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by Talk Film Society
6M ago
Hello, romantics! It’s the start of a new miniseries! We’re tackling sports romances on It Pod to Be You. And what better way to start than John G. Avildsen’s Oscar winner Rocky! The 1976 film is a stone-cold classic, one of the most influential movies of its era. Your host Manish (@verigay314) welcomes back Alisa Rivera (@bollywoodnewbie) for this special movie. Both a gritty rags to riches tale and a tender love story, the film is massively entertaining to this day. Starring Talia Shire and Sylvester Stallone, Rocky is hard to beat! Click the icon below to listen.     &nb ..read more
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