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See You In Five is a weekly film review show with a cultural/historical bent. Every week we review a film released exactly five years ago, continuing our discussion beyond the film itself and onto the pop-cultural trends that both preceded and followed it.
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Dec 25, 2015
True Grit (Dec. 22, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit the Coen brothers' western remake True Grit, starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon. We discuss the film's place within the Coens' careers, the continued success of Hailee Steinfeld, and the recent work of Jeff Bridges - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Wanted Dead Or Alive" by Bon Jovi

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Dec 18, 2015
TRON Legacy (Dec. 17, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Joseph Kosinski's reboot-quel TRON Legacy, starring Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde and Jeff Bridges. We return to many topics that have come up several times over the course of the year, including the use of 3D and modernizing older properties - all as part of an in-depth review of the film.

Music for this episode:

"The Son Of Flynn" by Daft Punk

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Dec 11, 2015
The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader (Dec. 10, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Michael Apted's big budget sequel Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader, starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes and Will Poulter. We discuss the work of Markus and McFeely, the power of a director and cast on a piece of material, and the current state of the blockbuster system in Hollywood - all in addition to a review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Lazy Sunday" by The Lonely Island feat. Chris Parnell

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Dec 4, 2015
Black Swan (Dec. 3, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Darren Aronofsky's ballet psycho-drama Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Vincent Cassel. We discuss the way the film brings you into Nina's point of view, the film's sexual subtext, and the way actresses are perceived both critically and by the public - as well as a review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Swan Song" by Lana Del Rey

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Nov 27, 2015
Tangled (Nov. 24, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Nathan Greno & Byron Howard's Disney fairytale Tangled, starring Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, and Donna Murphy. We discuss the way Disney has changed over the years, their back-and-forth with 2D and 3D films, and their recent return "princess" films - in addition to a review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Hair" by The Cowsills

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Nov 20, 2015
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Nov. 19, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit David Yates' penultimate franchise film Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. We discuss the recent trend of 2-part finales and the difficulties of such a process, in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Magic" by Mick Smiley

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Nov 13, 2015
Unstoppable (Nov. 12, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Tony Scott's final film, Unstoppable, starring Chris Pine and Denzel Washington. We discuss the relationship between Scott and Washington, the film's odd tonal shifts, and the brilliance of Apollo 13 - all as part of an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Runaway Train" by Soul Asylum

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Nov 6, 2015
127 Hours (Nov. 5, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Danny Boyle's true-life isolation drama 127 Hours, starring James Franco. We discuss the eccentric style of Danny Boyle, and how personal bias affects the filmgoing experience - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Like A Rock" by Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band

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Oct 30, 2015
Monsters (Oct. 29, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Gareth Edwards' indie sensation Monsters, starring Scoot McNairy and Whitney Able. We discuss the continued success of Edwards, minimalism in film, and way a film's making influences its reception -- all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Long Way Home" by Supertramp

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Oct 23, 2015
Hereafter  (Oct. 22, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Clint Eastwood's world-spanning character drama Hereafter, starring Matt Damon, Cécile de France, and Frankie & George McLaren. We discuss the film's subtlety, the nature of films with disparate plot threads, and the work of writer Peter Morgan -- all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Heaven Wait" by White Lies

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Oct 16, 2015
Jackass 3D (Oct. 15, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Jeff Tremaine's magnum opus Jackass 3D, starring Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius and Steve-O. We discuss the success and appeal of the Jackass franchise, the fascinating camaraderie of the crew, and briefly discuss the loss of Ryan Dunn -- all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"If You're Gonna Be Dumb" by Roger Alan Wade

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Oct 9, 2015
My Soul To Take (Oct. 8, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Wes Craven's teen supernatural slasher My Soul To Take, starring Max Thieriot, John Magaro, Emily Meade and Frank Grillo. We discuss the film's poor reception, the work of Wes Craven, and the film's troubled production - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

A Nightmare On Elm Street's "Main Title" by Charles Bernstein

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Oct 2, 2015
The Social Network (Oct. 1, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit David Fincher's Facebook docudrama The Social Network, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, and Justin Timberlake. We discuss ethics of fictionalizing a narrative, the career of Aaron Sorkin, and the film's depiction of Asperger's - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Creep" by Radiohead

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Sep 25, 2015
Upcoming Episodes: October 2015

In case any of you are following along with us as we revisit 2010 week by week, here are the films that we'll be covering in the month of October.

October 2 (Ep. #39): The Social Nework, originally released October 1, 2010.

October 9 (Ep. #40): My Soul To Take, originally released October 8, 2010.

October 16 (Ep. #41): Jackass 3D, originally released October 15, 2010.

October 23 (Ep. #42): Hereafter, originally released October 22, 2010.

October 30 (Ep. #43): Monsters, originally released October 29, 2010.

As always, don't forget to let us know what you thought about the movies by e-mailing us at seeyoupodcast@gmail.com, or by hitting us up on Twitter @seeyouinfive.

Thanks for listening, and enjoy the show!

Sep 25, 2015
Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole (Sep. 24, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Zack Snyder's family fantasy film Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole, starring Jim Sturges, Ryan Kwanten, Geoffrey Rush, and Joel Edgerton. We discuss the career of Zack Snyder, the impressive work of Animal Logic, and the usage of music in film - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Learning To Fly" by Stratovarius

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Sep 18, 2015
The Town (Sep. 17, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Ben Affleck's sophomore directorial effort, The Town, starring Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jeremy Renner, and Pete Postlethwaite. We discuss Affleck's eye for performance, the differences between the alternate cuts of the film, and the superhero black hole of talent - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Dirty Water" by The Standells

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Sep 11, 2015
Resident Evil: Afterlife (Sep. 10, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Paul W.S. Anderson's 3D action zombie sequel Resident Evil: Afterlife, starring Mila Jovovich, Ali Larter, and Wentworth Miller. We discuss the success of the franchise, the career of Mila Jovovich, and the differing ways one can approach viewing a film - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Zombie Lady" by Minitel Rose

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Sep 4, 2015
The American (Sep. 1, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Anton Corbijn's methodical assassin drama The American, starring George Clooney, Thekla Reuten, and Violante Placido. We discuss the difference between the theatrical and home viewing experiences, the career of George Clooney, and the power of paranoia - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"American Pie" by Don McLean

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Aug 28, 2015

If you're following along with us as we make our way week-by-week through 2010, here are the movies we will be covering in the month of September.

September 4 (Ep. #35): The American, originally released September 1, 2010.

September 11 (Ep. #36): Resident Evil: Afterlife, originally released September 10, 2010.

September 18 (Ep. #37): The Town, originally released September 17, 2010.

September 25 (Ep. #38): Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole, originally released September 24, 2010.

As always, be sure to let us know what you thought of the movies by e-mailing us at seeyoupodcast@gmail.com or by hitting us up on Twitter @seeyouinfive.

Thanks for listening, and enjoy the show!

Aug 28, 2015
The Last Exorcism (Aug. 27, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Daniel Stamm's found-footage horror film The Last Exorcism, starring Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Louis Herthum and Caleb Landry Jones. We discuss the trend of found footage films, as well as the strengths & pitfalls of the genre, and the style's prevalence in horror - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Tubular Bells" by Mike Oldfield

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Aug 21, 2015
Piranha 3D (Aug. 20, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Alexandre Aja's darkly comic horror remake Piranha 3D, starring Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O'Connell and Ving Rhames. We discuss the recent trend of 80s throwback films, the balance of tone in the film, and its commentary on American Spring Break culture - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Barracuda" by Heart

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Aug 14, 2015
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (Aug. 13, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Edgar Wright's manic action comedy Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, starring Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ellen Wong and Jason Schwartzman. We discuss the disapponting box office of the film, Edgar Wright's unique visual flair, and the later career of Michael Cera - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Video Games" by Lana Del Rey

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Aug 7, 2015
Step Up 3D (Aug. 6, 2010)

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Jon M. Chu's dance battle tour de force Step Up 3D, starring Rick Malambri, Sharni Vinson, Adam Sevani and Alyson Stoner. We discuss the way cultural appropriation is depicted in the franchise, the creative and commercial peak of the series, and the magical realism inherent in dance and musical films - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Footloose" by Kenny Loggins

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Jul 31, 2015
Upcoming Episodes: August 2015

If you're following along with us as we work our way through 2010, here are the films we'll be covering in the month of August.

August 7 (Ep. #31): Step Up 3D, originally released August 6, 2010.

August 14 (Ep. #32): Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, originally released August 13, 2010.

August 21 (Ep. #33): Piranha, originally released August 20, 2010.

August 28 (Ep. #34): The Last Exorcism, originally released August 28, 2010.

As always, make sure to let us know what you thought of the films by e-mailing us at seeyoupodcast@gmail.com, or hitting us up on Twitter @seeyouinfive.

Thanks for listening, and enjoy the show!

Jul 31, 2015
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore (Jul. 30, 2010)

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Brad Peyton's animal spy parody Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore, starring James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, and Bette Midler. We discuss the cultural gap between this film and its predecessor, the fast-rising career of director Brad Peyton, and examine the virulent critical reaction to the film - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"James Bond Theme" by Monty Norman

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