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The Movie DEN Ep. 11: Dr. Strangelove & Mad Max: Fury Road

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor November 18, 2021

One could argue that almost any apocalyptic movie and any other post-apocalyptic movie are from the same universe, so we did. Clearly the explosions at the end of Dr. Strangelove created the desolate...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 10: Baby Driver & Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor November 10, 2021

Baby Driver and Scott Pilgrim vs the World have different plots and wildly different tones, but Edgar Wright's style and thoughtful directorial choices shine through in both. Adam and Luke found very...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 9: Amores perros & Y tu mamá también

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor November 3, 2021

Adam chose movies to show to Luke this week and landed on two Mexican films which both focus on interpersonal relationships and happen to share an actor. Amores perros (sometimes translated "love's a...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 8: Tron & Ex Machina

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor October 27, 2021

Sci-fi is a large and varied genre, and Tron and Ex Machina seem about as different as two movies could be... but they're surprisingly similar. Whether you're going into the "grid" or witnessing the...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 007: Goldfinger & No Time to Die

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor October 20, 2021

James Bond is a man of many talents and many actors, but his gadgets, outfits and witty one-liners never get old. In fact, some aspects may have improved with time. Adam and Luke break down the differences...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 5: Former Voice of Thomas the Tank Engine Joseph May

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 18, 2021

Editor's note: This podcast contains some strong language. In this episode, I got to talk to Joseph May, who has acted and voice-acted for a variety of movies, shows and video games. We had a great...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 6: The Twilight Saga (ft. Maddy Powers)

Adam Tumino, Luke Taylor, and Maddy Powers October 12, 2021

So, was Twilight actually good? Well... Not really. Still, with the help of special guest and Twilight expert Maddy Powers, Luke and Adam found some creative concepts and enjoyable scenes throughout...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 5: Every Single Star Wars Movie (ft. Ryan Meyer)

Adam Tumino, Luke Taylor, and Ryan Meyer October 6, 2021

There are 11 Star Wars movies, all told: the three prequels, three originals and three sequels, as well as two "Star Wars Stories." In the span of two weeks, Adam, Luke and their first guest, Ryan, watched...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 4: What I Like About DIIV’s ‘Deceiver’

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 5, 2021

DIIV's third album 'Deceiver' celebrated its two-year anniversary on October 4th, and I talked about what I like about it and what it means to me in the scope of the shoegaze genre.

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The Movie DEN Ep. 4: Beauty and the Beast 1991 & 2017

Luke Taylor and Adam Tumino September 29, 2021

Disney just keeps making the same movies over again, don't they? The guys decided they wanted to watch a movie that has been remade and compare it to the original. Beauty and the Beast felt like the...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 3: Revisiting “Nevermind” 30 Years After Its Release

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 26, 2021

Episode 3 sees me looking at Nirvana's famous album 'Nevermind' in honor of its 30th anniversary.

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The Movie DEN Ep. 3: Atlantis: The Lost Empire & The Road to El Dorado

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor September 22, 2021

This time around, Adam and Luke decided to revisit some of their favorite childhood movies: The Road to El Dorado (2000) and Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001). They ended up with some concerns about...

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