The Bang Average Movie Podcast
Casting the Gender-Bent Version of “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

Casting the Gender-Bent Version of “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

March 16, 2020

In the hopes of bringing some joy into your life, this week we gender-bent the cast of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Tilda Swinton as Saruman? Amy Adams as Wormtongue? Zac Efron as Arwen?

 

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The Meteoric Rise of Ari Aster - Bang Average Film School

The Meteoric Rise of Ari Aster - Bang Average Film School

March 10, 2020

This session of the Bang Average Film School takes us through the career of Ari Aster. His first two films, Hereditary and Midsommar, took the world by storm, paving the way for a new voice in horror. We take a look at his early career, and deep dive into what made Hereditary and Midsommar such big hits by exploring their extreme differences and surprising similarities.

 

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Movies That Made Us Cry - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

Movies That Made Us Cry - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

March 2, 2020

This week, the Bang Average Bros. dive into their feelings as they count down the top movies that have made them cry. Get ready for some real tears.

 

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Citizen Kane vs. Casablanca - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

Citizen Kane vs. Casablanca - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

February 24, 2020

This week, we settle a long-standing debate: is Casablanca or Citizen Kane the better movie? Both films are considered to be the greatest American films of all time, but which one is the GOAT?

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Is “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Khazakhstan” a Good Movie? - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

Is “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Khazakhstan” a Good Movie? - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

February 10, 2020

The Oscars are over, so you know what that means! That's right, it's time to decide: is Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Khazakhstan a good movie? This gets way more academical than you think folks.

 

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Honoring the Late, Great, Terry Jones, And Guessing The Plot Of National Treasure 3 - Among Other Things - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

Honoring the Late, Great, Terry Jones, And Guessing The Plot Of National Treasure 3 - Among Other Things - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

February 3, 2020

This week, we take off our thinking caps and slip into The Chill Zone, a new series of episodes in which we chill out and talk about today's film news.

This week’s topics include:
• The redesign of Sonic and social media’s influence over traditional media
• The trend toward photorealism in animation (we’re looking at you, Disney)
• The morality of CGI’ing dead actors into movies
• We try to predict the plot of the newly-announced National Treasure 3
• Our favorite Terry Jones roles as we pay our respects to the Monty Python star, who passed away recently.


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History of the Camera: Part Two - Making Images Move - Bang Average Film School

History of the Camera: Part Two - Making Images Move - Bang Average Film School

January 27, 2020

At long last, part 2 of Bang Average's History of the Camera is here! Nathan explains how we made the leap from photographic cameras to film cameras. Magic. That's basically the answer.

 

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Is “2001 A Space Odyssey” A Good Movie? - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

Is “2001 A Space Odyssey” A Good Movie? - The Bang Average Movie Podcast

January 13, 2020

This week on The Bang Average Movie Podcast, we try to answer that age-old question: is 2001 A Space Odyssey a good movie?

Topics include the merits of the opening and closing acts, Nate and Tyler's own takes on what this film actually means, and rage against the 10 minute psychedelic landscape show that accompanies Star Baby.

 

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History of the Camera: Part One - From Camera Obscura to Photographic Images - Bang Average Film School

History of the Camera: Part One - From Camera Obscura to Photographic Images - Bang Average Film School

January 6, 2020

Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Bang Average Film School, in which Tyler and Nate attempt to teach each other aspects of film history and theory despite having no credentials to do so!

In this first episode (part one of two!), Nate lays out the history of the camera, starting with the development of the camera obscura all the way through the photography boom of the late 19th century.

Topics include emerald spectacles, the use of the camera obscura as a drawing aid, Rene Descartes recommending the use of dead people's eyes as lenses, the Arabic contribution to the science of optics, and taking family portraits with dead people!

 

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The Golden Compass - Episode 52 - With Special Guest: Abbie Hixson

The Golden Compass - Episode 52 - With Special Guest: Abbie Hixson

November 25, 2019

It's our one year anniversary!!! Fifty-two episodes later, we're joined once again by Abbie as we talk about The Golden Compass. Topics include nightmare monkeys, movie cast vs. HBO cast, and the sexual liberation of teenagers!

 

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