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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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May 29, 2015

We're almost halfway through 2010! If you're interested in watching along with us, here are the films we'll be covering in the month of June.

June 5 (Ep. #22): Get Him To The Greek, originally released Friday June 4, 2010.

June 12 (Ep. #23): The Karate Kid, originally released Friday June 11, 2010.

June 19 (Ep. #24): Toy Story 3, originally released Friday June 18, 2010.

June 26 (Ep. #25): Grown Ups, originally released Friday June 25, 2010.

Be sure to let us know what you thought of the films. E-mail us at seeyoupodcast@gmail.com, or hit us up on Twitter @seeyouinfive.

Thanks for listening, and enjoy the show!

May 29, 2015
Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time (May 28, 2010)

In this episode Miles & Nic revisit Mike Newell's action-fantasy epic Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Alfred Molina and Ben Kingsley. We discuss the difficulties of adapting a video game, Disney's attempts to recreate the success of Pirates Of The Caribbean, and the distinct lack of Persian actors in a film set in that region - all in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Time Has Come Today" by The Chambers Brothers

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May 22, 2015
MacGruber (May 21, 2010)

In this episode Nic & Miles revisit Jorma Taccone's absurdist action-comedy MacGruber, starring Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe and Val Kilmer. We discuss the film's committment to absurdity, the history of SNL films, and the work of Will Forte in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"MacGyver Theme" by Randy Edelman

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May 15, 2015
Robin Hood (May 14, 2010)

In this episode Miles & Nic revisit Ridley Scott's folk tale reimagining Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Mark Strong and Oscar Isaac. We discuss origin stories, director's cuts, and alternate takes on familiar stories in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Men In Tights" and "Sherwood Forest Rap" by Mel Brooks, performed by The Merry Men Singers

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May 8, 2015
Iron Man 2 (May 7, 2010)

In this episode Nic & Miles revisit Jon Favreau's universe expanding superhero sequel Iron Man 2, starring Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow and Sam Rockwell. We discuss the momentum of Marvel's shared universe, the departure of Jon Favreau, and the tumultuous history of Mickey Rourke in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Whip It" by Devo

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May 1, 2015

For anyone following along with us as we revisit 2010, here are the films that we'll be covering in the month of May.

May 1 (Ep. #17): The Human Centipede (First Sequence), originally released Friday Apr. 30, 2010.

May 8 (Ep. #18):Iron Man 2, originally released Friday May 7, 2010.

May 15 (Ep. #19): Robin Hood, originally released Friday May 14, 2010.

May 22 (Ep. #20): MacGruber, originally released Friday May 21, 2010.

May 29 (Ep. #21): Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time, originally released Friday May 28, 2010.

Make sure to e-mail us and let us know what you think about the films. How do they hold up? Did you see them in theaters when they came out? We want to know! Send those e-mails to seeyoupodcast@gmail.com.

Thanks for listening, and enjoy the show!

May 1, 2015
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (Apr. 30, 2010)

In this episode Miles & Nic revisit Tom Six's infamous body horror film The Human Centipede (First Sequence), starring Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura, Ashley C. Williams and Ashlynn Yennie. We discuss exploitation, the nature of extreme/gross-out horror, and the communal theater experience in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Stuck In The Middle With You" by Stealers Wheel

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