FMP ep. 146 – Star Wars: The Last…

Original Record Date: December 17, 2017 For this episode, Justin reunites briefly with guest host and former Film Misery Editor in Chief Alex Carlson to have a deeply geek-centric, effusive, and nit-picky conversation about Star…

FMP ep. 145 – BPM, The Square, Princess…

Original Record Date: December 10, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark issue some Quick Takes reviews of BPM (Beats per Minute), Princess Cyd, The Square, and Loveless. Show Schedule: 0:00 – 27:51 –…

FMP ep. 144 – The Florida Project, After…

Original Record Date: December 3, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark issue some Quick Takes reviews of The Florida Project, After the Storm, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and more. Show Schedule: 0:00…

ESSAYS ON STAR WARS: Why Star Wars?

"'Star Wars' may be the only movie in which the first time around the surprises are reassuring…. It’s an epic without a dream. But it’s probably the absence of wonder that accounts for the film’s…

FMP ep. 143 – The Son of Joseph,…

Original Record Date: November 12, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark Review their first-ever Eugene Green movie, The Son of Joseph. Following that are reviews of Brawl in Cell Block 99 and the…

BONUS EPISODE – QUEER MISERY: The Queer Films…

Original Record Date: November 9, 2017 In a bonus episode of the podcast, Justin sits down with Lena Houst to discuss some of the more noteworthy movies of 2017 featuring queer storytelling and LGBTQ characters.…

FMP ep. 142 – A Silent Voice, Thank…

Original Record Date: November 5, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark Review the directorial debut of American Sniper writer Jason Hall, Thank You For Your Service. Along with that that are reviews of…

ESSAYS ON STAR WARS: On ‘Revenge of the…

Your overconfidence is your weakness.” — Luke Skywalker I. The Phantom Sensibility As the camera pans down, a gargantuan starship enters the frame. Drums echo on the soundtrack, a surefire antecedent to war. Engine screams…

FMP ep. 141 – The Meyerowitz Stories, The…

Original Record Date: October 29, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark log into their Netflix accounts (again) to review Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories and the quasi-vampire teen drama The Transfiguration. Show Schedule: 0:00…

FMP ep. 140 – Mindhunter, The Ornithologist

Original Record Date: October 22, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark log into their Netflix accounts to review the new TV series Mindhunterand the pseudo-queer/pseudo-religious Portuguese thriller The Ornithologist. Show Schedule: 0:00 –…

FMP ep. 139 – Blade Runner 2049, American…

Original Record Date: October 15, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark review American Made, the movie Tom Cruise probably hoped would take out the bad taste in your mouth left from The Mummy.…

FMP ep. 138 – Stalker Deep Dive

Original Record Date: September 24, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark review Andrei Tarkovsty’s masterpiece Stalker, a movie they’d been meaning to break down for quite some time. Show Schedule: 0:00 – 53:47…