The Third Act Podcast podcast

The Third Act Podcast

The Third Act Podcast

THE THIRD ACT PODCAST is what happens when three film nerds get together in the wee hours of the night inside a cold garage and launch into movie-related discussions and reviews. A true “lo-fi” podcast with a no-string budget, THE THIRD ACT is dedicated to highlighting the third act of movies, which could either make or break the cinematic experience. So cozy up with your favorite glass of cheap wine and enjoy Christian, Armando, and Jericho’s long-winded forays into all things film!

28 episodios

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    Episode 178: Episode 178 - Douglas Sirk's The Court Concert and La Habanera

    1:27:18

    On the one hundred and seventy-eighth episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew is hungry for some licorice pizza. After some early trailer talk, we kick off a brand new Auteurography series on Douglas Sirk. We talk about his early ensemble rom-com, THE COURT CONCERT, and the most problematic film we've ever done on the show, LA HABANERA. We also discuss bull fighting, Britney Spears, and Ron Artest. Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com 
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    Episode 177: Episode 177 - Ida Lupino's The Bigamist and The Trouble with Angels

    1:36:18

    On the one hundred and seventy-seventh episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew are getting heated about a nun movie. After a quick segment of Recently Watched to check in on some new releases (Candyman and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) we conclude our Auteurography series on Ida Lupino. First, we dig into yet another thoughtful issues-based film, THE BIGAMIST. Then, we talk about the family film she made over a decade later, THE TROUBLE WITH ANGELS. We also discuss books, Iron man 3, and cigarillos.Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com 
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    Episode 176: But does it hold up? - Cabin Boy, Clifford

    1:10:40

    On this bonus episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST Christian and Jericho are watching movies made for weirdos. While Armando is off doing fantasy draft prep the rest of the crew checks out a couple of comedic box office bombs from 1994. First up is the rare Chris Elliot starring vehicle, CABIN BOY. Then, we talk about another "grown man playing a child" movie, the Martin Short curio, CLIFFORD. We also discuss synthesizers, Kurt Cobain, and floating cupcakes. Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com
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    Episode 176: Episode 176 - On Dangerous Ground, The Hitch-Hiker

    1:28:12

    On the one hundred and seventy-sixth episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew doesn't know about Gabagool. We continue our journey through the films of Ida Lupino and discuss her collaboration with Nicholas Ray, ON DANGEROUS GROUND, and the influential thriller THE HITCH-HIKER. We also discuss Siskel & Ebert, beach balls, and Gerard Butler. Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com
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    Episode 175: Episode 175 - Ida Lupino's Hard, Fast, and Beautiful

    1:04:39

    On the one hundred and seventy-fifth episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew is sleeping on cardboard beds. We start off with a quick round of Recently Watched (and a few Jungle Cruise complaints). Our main discussion continues our Auteurography series on the films of Ida Lupino and we dig into the social commentary sports film HARD, FAST, AND BEAUTIFUL. We also discuss the Olympics, awkward romance, and truffle hunting. Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com
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    Episode 174: Episode 174 - Ida Lupino's Outrage

    1:09:26

    On the one hundred and seventy-fourth episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew is not talkng about any Crackle Originals. We start off with a round of Recently Watched and discuss everything form music docs to classic cinema to silent films. Our main discussion continues our Auteurography series on the films of Ida Lupino and discuss her 1950 film dealing with the aftermath of a rape, OUTRAGE. In the early show banter we also discuss Lebron James as an actor, the Milwaukee Bucks, and hoopin' it up in general.Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com
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    Episode 173: Episode 173 - Ida Lupino's Not Wanted and Never Fear

    1:23:27

    On the one hundred and seventy-third episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew slide into that old comfortable pair of jeans called podcasting. We are back from our longest break ever and relaunch with a new Auteurography series about the important but under-discussed director, Ida Lupino. We talk about an empathetic film about a woman who gets pregnant while unmarried, NOT WANTED, and a film set during the height of the Polio scare about a dancer who contracts the disease in NEVER FEAR. We also discuss Letterboxd lists, Taylor Lautner, and Danny Collins (but not really). Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com
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    Episode 172: Episode 172 - Coming to America, Coming 2 America, Two Deaths

    2:11:45

    On the one hundred and seventy-second episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew is reunited. We ease our way back into the normal episode structure by talking about the John Landis / Eddie Murhpy mega-hit COMING TO AMERICA and the decades later "legacyquel" COMING 2 AMERICA. We welcome back the Auteurography segment on Nicolas Roeg and talk about his obscure film, TWO DEATHS. We also discuss Sexual Chocolate, Snyder snacks, and the Romanian Revolution. Keep in touch with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheThirdActPodcast and Twitter: @TheThirdActPod and email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com
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    Bonus Episode: But does it hold up? - Drop Dead Fred, Opportunity Knocks

    1:12:37

    On this bonus episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST Christian and Jericho are smoking while power-walking with Carrie Fisher.With Armando still out the rest of the crew draws on nostalgia to watch beloved movies from childhood to see if they are still worthwhile. First up is a rare starring vehicle for Dana Carvey who plays a con man in OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS. Then, we talk about all the chaos of an imaginary friend invading an adult's life in DROP DEAD FRED. We also discuss picking noses, Peacock, and dog crap.
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    Episode 171: Episode 171 - One Night in Miami, The Connection

    59:40

    On the one hundred and seventy-first episode of THE THIRD ACT PODCAST the crew are (sort of) back in action. It's been slow going to start the new year of the podcast but 2/3 were available so got in front of the mics to talk about Regina King's directorial debut about four 60s icons spending ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI. We pair that with a play adaptation from the 60s, a hidden gem if there ever was one, THE CONNECTION. We also discuss Cancun, Sister Salvation, and exploding power lines. Keep in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter. Email us anytime at: TheThirdActPodcast@gmail.com

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