Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Cinematic Tangent: BONUS Episode - (Belated) Christmas Merriment!



 Better late than never (maybe)! The Cinematic Tangent talks Christmas films: Bad Santa, The Santa Clause, Gremlins, Scrooged, Love Actually, Die Hard, and other holiday classics. 


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The Cinematic Tangent is a casual-format podcast all about movies. Your hosts, Chad Michael Van Alstin and Bradley Redder, invite you to sit back, crack open a beer, relax, and get ready to think film. This is a talk show featuring film reviews, news, and general commentary, minus all the snobbery you typically expect from critics. These hosts are just two working-class guys who are passionate about the cinema arts, and they couldn’t keep quiet about it any longer. Give it a listen if you're tired of formalities.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Cinematic Tangent: Episode 27 - 'The Hobbit' and the Rise of High Frame Rate




The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is out, and Chad was brave enough to see it in 48 fps. How does this last chapter of the Middle-earth saga stack up? Does Brad suddenly love the Lord of the Rings? Then, listener mail leads to a talk about film aspect ratios and Katnis Everdeen.


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Sunday, December 14, 2014

The Cinematic Tangent: Episode 26 - Mocking 'Mockingjay'




The guys delve deep into the first part of the third Hunger Games. Where did the strong female lead go? Plus, there’s some talk about Golden Globe nominations for 2014 and the insane trend of teaser trailers being teased with teaser trailers. Also, have you seen the cool new Star Wars footage?  


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Saturday, December 13, 2014

The Cinematic Tangent: The Lost 'Hunger Games' Episode




Originally recorded on 2/25/2014. Brad and Chad talk the Hunger Games series and the growth of young adult cinema.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Xbox 360 Review: Alien: Isolation


With its authentic presentation and surprisingly good corporate conspiracy story, Alien: Isolation sets the foundation for what a proper game in the series should look like.


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