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6.08 The Legacy of THE IRISHMAN
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November 15, 2019 04:46 AM PST
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Directed by Martin Scorsese, Netflix’s last Oscar-contender, THE IRISHMAN sees the return of some of cinema’s greatest legends. Starring Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, the film follows Frank Sheeran (DeNiro), a young teamster who finds himself drawn into the underworld by crime boss, Russell Buffalino (Pesci). As he climbs the ranks as a hit man, he also works for Jimmy Hoffa (Pacino), the leader of the teamster union and one of the most powerful men in America. This week, we welcome back That Shelf’s Victor Stiff to talk about the nature of cinema, what it means to leave a legacy and the depth of silence.

6.07 Fighting the Future in TERMINATOR: DARK FATE
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November 08, 2019 04:48 AM PST
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The past and future collide once more in the latest (and potentially final) entry of James Cameron’s famed sci-fi series, TERMINATOR: DARK FATE. Nearly 30 years after the events of T2, Sarah Connor returns to battle to protect Dani Ramos, a mysterious young woman who may be the key to saving the future of the human race. This week on the show, author Troy Kinney and ScreenFish film analyst Chris Utley return to talk about the films portrayal of fate v. free will and it’s questions regarding modern technology.

teenFish#6 - Getting Lost IN THE TALL GRASS
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November 06, 2019 10:00 AM PST
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Welcome to teenFish, a podcast series that lets teenagers speak about media that matters to them in their own voice. Hosted by Daniel Collins (Infinity Warm-Up), teenFish airs every month and invites local youth to engage the truth and lies of the shows and films that excite them.

On a cross-country road trip to their aunt and uncle's home, siblings Cal and Becky Demuth have their plans derailed when they hear a young boys cry for help in nearby field. As they investigate in an effort to help, the two soon discover that they can't escape and that something evil lurks in the tall grass. This month, Daniel welcomes Jacob to talk about what it means to lose our safe spaces.

6.06 Laughing at History in Jojo Rabbit
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November 01, 2019 06:31 AM PDT
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This week, Paul and Julie Levac gather to take on JOJO RABBIT, a film which allows director Taika Waititi to bring his brilliant art to the big screen in a stunning satire that will have you howling and shedding a tear in the same sitting.

Jojo Betzler is determined to fight for his country, confident in the support of his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler. When he discovers a Jewish girl hiding is his house, he is faced with a dillema. As he slowly builds a tolerance for the girl, and together with the lessons of an exceptional matriarch, Jojo begins to realize that perhaps his fanatical views of the Fuehrer and Nazis are not what they used to be.

1on1 with Edward Norton (MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN)
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October 27, 2019 05:12 AM PDT
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Norton returns to the directing chair with MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN. Set in 1950s New York, the film tells the story of Lionel, a private detective inflicted with Tourettes Syndrome that tries to solve the murder of his mentor. In the process, he uncovers a web of corruption that may lead all the way to the top of New York's political system. In this 1on1, we get to speak to Norton about what it is about power that often leads to corruption, presenting mental illness onscreen and saving the motherless city.

6.05 Exposing the Light of MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
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October 25, 2019 11:06 AM PDT
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This Hallowe’en, MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL brings us back to the Kingdom of Ulstead to get reacquainted with one of Disney’s most iconic villains… or is she? Years after the death of the king, Maleficent rules the Moors and lives in peace with the magical creatures of the forest. However, her paradise is disrupted with Aurora tells her that she wishes to marry Prince Phillip and unite the two kingdoms. As Maleficent attempts to build bridges with the neighbouring kingdom, she also finds herself in the middle of a potential war that could tear the nation (and her family) apart.

This week, TeenFish host Daniel Collins and ScreenFish veteran Allen Forrest return to talk about the nature of evil, the dark side of protectiveness and which Disney Villains we would team up with in the coming Zombie Apocalypse.

6.04 Doubling Down on GEMINI MAN
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October 25, 2019 10:41 AM PDT
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In Will Smith’s latest sci-fi auctioneer, GEMINI MAN, veteran hitman Henry Brogan has come to the point where he wants to hang up his rifle and retire. However, when his government agency turns on him, he must come face to face with his greatest enemy… himself… sort of. This week on the show, filmmaker Nathanael Draper stops by to talk about what makes us human and dealing with our ghosts.

teenFish#5 - Believing the UNBELIEVABLE
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October 13, 2019 12:26 PM PDT
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Welcome to teenFish, a podcast series that lets teenagers speak about media that matters to them in their own voice.

Netflix's new limited series UNBELIEVABLE tells the story of Marie, an 18-year-old woman who is sexually assaulted in her apartment. As she makes her report to the police, there are those who remain unconvinced of her story as she seeks justice for the trauma that she's experienced. This month, Daniel welcomes Jacob to talk about the show's portrayal of sexual assault, loving the victim, and wading through the media's sex-craved culture.

1on1 with Guy Davies (PHILOPHOBIA)
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October 12, 2019 04:44 AM PDT
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Set in the rolling hills of the English countryside, Guy Davies' PHILOPHOBIA tells the story of Kai, a small-town youth entering his last week of high school. As he prepares for the future, Kai and his friends struggles with his feelings with the girl next door and what's going to happen next. In this 1on1, we speak to Guy about what it is about high school that carries so much weight, the divide between teens and adults, and what it is that would cause someone to fear falling in love.

6.03 Equality and Expectations in JUDY
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October 11, 2019 10:02 PM PDT
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In the new biopic, JUDY, we get us a glimpse into the world of screen icon Judy Garland near the end of her life. Struggling with addiction and financial stability, Garland is having difficulty keeping things together for her family. Finally, when her children are taken away from her, she decides to accept an invitation to perform sold out shows in London in order to rebuild her fading legacy. This week on the show, ScreenFish’rs Shelley McVea and Judith McCartney join us to speak about gender politics in Hollywood, fan expectations on celebrities and whether or not Garland is a tragic figure.

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