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Cows in the field
Cows in the field
Blobcat Filmindustri

A movie podcast inspired by a Werner Herzog quote, “We have to articulate ourselves, otherwise we would be cows in the field.”... more

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77. Dogtooth (w/ Jack Draper)

We delve into fascism and parenting and fascist parenting with Jack Draper (Exiting Through the 2010s), talking about mechanisms of... more

25 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
76. The Babadook (w/ Libby Hill)

Is it a bad book or the Ba-Ba-Doo-Doo-Doooooook?? We chat with Libby Hill (The Wrap) about Jennifer Kent's painful and... more

11 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
75. The Exorcist (w/ Carly Severn)

It just so happens that one of us is probably possessed, and is in need of THE EXORCIST! Join us... more

28 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
74. Bram Stoker's Dracula (w/ Bilge Ebiri)

Join us and Bilge Ebiri (New York Magazine / Vulture) to delve into Francis Ford Coppola's 1992 masterpiece. We discuss... more

14 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
73. Return of the King (w/ Jamelle Bouie)

We are joined by Jamelle Bouie (NYTimes / Unclear and Present Danger Podcast) to discuss the conclusion to the Lord... more

30 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
72. The Two Towers (w/ Agnes Callard and Robin Hanson)

We sit down with Agnes Callard (Philosophy, Chicago) and Robin Hanson (Economics, GMU) to discuss the second installment in the... more

16 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
71. The Fellowship of the Ring (w/ Bennett Eckert and Rebecca Kuang)

Welcome to the start of our Lord of the Rings miniseries! We kick things off with the first film of... more

02 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
70. Jurassic Park

It's time to visit Jurassic Park (1994)! We discuss the tenuous relationship between science/art and commerce, while thinking about the... more

19 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
69. Closer (w/ Carly Severn)

Join us and Carly Severn (KQED San Francisco) to talk about Mike Nichols' 2004, super emo and eminently re-watchable melodrama,... more

05 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
68. North by Northwest (w/ Adam Kane)

Today we're joined by friend of the show Adam Kane to discuss Hitchcock's bombastic spy thriller North By Northwest! We... more

22 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
67. Sully (w/ Chris Kaiser)

Join us to talk about the Miracle on the Hudson with friend Chris Kaiser (Columbia University / the podcast Said... more

08 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
66. Repo Man (w/ Toby Levers)

The life of a repo man is intense, which is why we invited friend Toby Levers to join us to... more

24 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
65. Friday Night Lights (w/ Edward Lewis)

It is with clear eyes and love in our hearts that we dive into this classic football parable from the... more

10 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
64. Top Gun (w/ Sean Burns)

We stuff into a tiny F14 cockpit with Sean Burns (WBUR’s The ARTery) and fly into the danger zone to... more

27 May 2022 · 1 hour,
63. It Follows (w/ Alison Willmore)

Not to be downers, but, everything alive must die. This is something the kids from David Robert Mitchell's devastating horror... more

13 May 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
62. National Treasure (w/ Keith Phipps)

We sit down with Nicolas Cage expert Keith Phipps (author of The Age of Cage) to discuss the second highest... more

29 Apr 2022 · 56 minutes
61. The Da Vinci Code (w/ Andrea Rosen)

Have you ever wondered whether a famous painting contained a clue to a mystery that, once revealed, would upend the... more

15 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
60. Collateral (w/ Katie Walsh)

Join us and Katie Walsh (LA Times, Miami Nice) for one night in L.A. as we journey through deserted streets... more

01 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
59. The First Annual Blobscars

Join us for a spoiler-free celebration of the very best films of 2021! We discuss our nominees and winners in... more

18 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 59 minutes
58. Basic Instinct (w/ Matt Belenky)

Join us and Matt Belenky (Movie Talk Podcast) to dive headfirst into Paul Verhoven’s classic 90s erotic thriller! We try... more

04 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
57. Twilight (w/ Matt Strohl)

What does it mean to say that a movie is so bad it's good? Is Twilight (2008) such a movie?... more

18 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 57 minutes
56. The Usual Suspects (w/ Erich Hatala Matthes)

How should we feel about and how should we engage with art made by immoral artists? We consider these questions... more

04 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
55. Spider-man 2 (w/ Sam Adams)

Come swing through the streets of Manhattan with us and Sam Adams (Slate) as we discuss Sam Raimi's melancholic and... more

21 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
54. The Matrix Resurrections (w/ David Chalmers)

It's time to go back to the Matrix! Join us and David Chalmers (Professor of Philosophy at NYU) to discuss... more

07 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Bonus Episode: Revisiting Forrest Gump (1994)

We don't have a new New Year's episode for you, but we do have a classic episode of us battling... more

31 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 46 minutes
53. A Charlie Brown Christmas (w/ Emily VanDerWerff)

It’s the coldest time of the year, which means we need community more than ever to help us stay warm... more

17 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
52. Eyes Wide Shut (w/ Carly Severn)

It's the holiday season, and what better way to start than with a veritable Christmas classic, Stanley Kubrick's final film,... more

10 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 46 minutes
51. 12 Monkeys (w/ Barry Lam)

This week we are joined by Barry Lam (Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College and host of HiPhi Nation) to... more

26 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
50. Sunshine (w/ Vishal Dave)

Join us on an interstellar journey with friend Vishal Dave as we attempt to reignite the dying sun -- it's... more

12 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
49. Dune (w/ John DeVore)

We sit down with fellow Dune-head John DeVore to discuss two DUNE movies -- David Lynch's 1984 troubled masterpiece, and... more

29 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
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57. Twilight (w/ Matt Strohl)
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What does it mean to say that a movie is so bad it's good? Is Twilight (2008) such a movie? We sit... more