January 18, 2023

EP. 402.1 — Blue Velvet

Paul & Amy send a love letter to David Lynch’s uncanny 1986 noir Blue Velvet! They learn what Lynch thinks of his “Jimmy Stewart from Mars” image, discuss the film’s many connections to The Wizard Of Oz, and ask why we’re collectively obsessed with the dark underbelly of everyday life. Plus: What Dennis Hopper role was a ‘spiritual sequel’ to Frank Booth?

Next week, tune in as we cover The Last Jedi! You can join the conversation for this series on the Unspooled Facebook Group at

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EP. 402.4 — Crash

Paul & Amy swerve into 2004’s Oscar-winning race-in-LA melodrama Crash!

January 31, 2023

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film Knock At The Cabin is out this week, so we’re re-releasing our Season 1 episode on The Sixth Sense! We’ll be back on Thursday with a brand new episode.

January 30, 2023

EP. 9 — Platoon

Paul & Amy hunker down to cover 1986’s Vietnam War drama Platoon! They look at director Oliver Stone’s relationship with Martin Scorsese, discover how he film captures the chaos of war, and remember the ill-advised Platoon video game Plus: Amy sits down with the military advisor on Platoon, Dale Dye, to learn how he helped the cast get in the soldier mindset.

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