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See You In Five

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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Mar 6, 2015

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Tim Burton's fantastical reimagining of Alice In Wonderland, starring Mia Wasikowska. Johnny Depp, and Helena Bonham Carter. We discuss recent resurgence of 3D films, the trend of turning classic stories & fairy tales into blockbuster action movies. and the pendulous career of Tim Burton in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"White Rabbit" by Jefferson Airplane

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Feb 27, 2015

In case any of you are following along, watching the films with us as we revisit 2010, here are the movies we'll be covering in March.

Mar. 6 (Ep. #9): Alice In Wonderland, originally released Friday, Mar. 5, 2010.

Mar. 13 (Ep. #10): Remember Me, originally released Friday, Mar. 12, 2010.

Mar. 20 (Ep. #11): Diary Of A Wimpy Kid, originally released Friday, Mar. 19, 2010.

Mar. 27 (Ep. #12): How To Train Your Dragon, originally released Friday, Mar. 26, 2010.

If you do decide to watch along with us, please let us know what you think of the films by e-mailing us at seeyoupodcast@gmail.com

Enjoy the show!

Feb 27, 2015

In this episode, Nic & Miles revisit Kevin Smith's throwback buddy-cop comedy Cop Out, starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, and Seann William Scott. We discuss the nuances of parody, the buddy-cop genre, and the trajectory of Kevin Smith's career in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Bad Boys" by Inner Circle

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Feb 20, 2015

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Martin Scorsese's noir-infused psychological drama Shutter Island, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, and Ben Kingsley. We discuss creative editing techniques, emotional logic versus plot logic, and Scorsese's recent work in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Crazy" by Patsy Cline

Feb 13, 2015

In this episode Nic & Miles revisit Joe Johnston's gothic horror remake The Wolfman, starring Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving. We discuss the film's troubled production, the concept of making a blockbuster out of a horror film, and Universal's attempts to rebrand their classic monsters in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Werewolves Of London" by Warren Zevon

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Feb 6, 2015

In this episode, Miles & Nic revisit Lasse Hallström's long-distance romance drama Dear John, starring Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Henry Thomas and Richard Jenkins. We discuss character development, Tatum's career and the use of real life disorders in film for dramatic effect in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

 

Music for this episode:

"Communication Breakdown" by Roy Orbison.

 

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Jan 30, 2015

For anyone who wants to keep up with us as we revisit 2010, here are the films we'll be covering in February.

Feb. 6, 2015 (Ep. #5): Dear John, originally released Friday, February 5, 2010.

Feb. 13, 2015 (Ep. #6): The Wolfman, originally released Friday, February 12, 2010.

Feb. 20, 2015 (Ep. #7): Shutter Island, originally released Friday, February 19, 2010.

Feb. 27, 2015 (Ep. #8): Cop Out, originally released Friday, February 26, 2010.

Jan 30, 2015

In this episode Nic and Miles revisit Martin Campbell's brooding revenge drama Edge Of Darkness, starring Mel Gibson, Danny Huston and Ray Winstone. We discuss the return of Mel Gibson, the work of screenwriter William Monahan, and the challenges of adapting a foreign work for an American audience in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:

"Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith

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Jan 23, 2015

In this episode Miles & Nic revisit Michael Lembeck's family comedy Tooth Fairy, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Stephen Merchant, Ashley Judd & Julie Andrews. We discuss the meteoric rise of Johnson's career, the difficulties of crafting a "likeable asshole," & the "mystery box" phenomenon in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:
"Spread Your Wings" by Queen

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Jan 16, 2015
The Book Of Eli (Jan. 15, 2010)

In this episode, Nic and Miles revisit the Hughes Brothers' post-apocalyptic action western The Book Of Eli, starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman & Mila Kunis. We take a look at religion, ambiguity in film, and Washington's career in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

 

Music for this episode:

"Eli's Coming" by Three Dog Night

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Jan 9, 2015
Daybreakers (Jan. 8, 2010)

In this, the inaugural episode of See You In Five, Miles and Nic revisit the Spierig Brothers' high-concept vampire film Daybreakers, starring Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe & Claudia Karvan. We take a look at the popularity of vampire fiction in the wake of Twilight, the nature of satire, and the lives of character actors in addition to an in-depth review of the film itself.

Music for this episode:
"Cry Little Sister" by Gerard McMann


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