Linoleum Knife

Dave and Alonso catch up with new releases, a controversial Oscar-winner, and a gorgeous short film. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, strike it up.

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Dave's Blu-ray pick of the week: ATHENA

Alonso's streaming pick of the week: BINGO, BRIDESMAIDS AND BRACES

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In this penultimate episode of Super Gay, Johnnie and Alex have a ball breaking down two gay background characters, Anole and Living Lightning. After hovering in their collective comics subconscious for years, Johnnie and Alex find relief in mulling over the meaning behind these two different gay heroes.

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Dave and Alonso got their second vaccinations over the weekend, so this one's short, with discussion about the Soderbergh-produced Academy Awards and two dopey streamers. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, now it begins.

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Dave's streaming pick of the week: A BRIDGE TOO FAR

Alonso's Blu-ray pick of the week: IRMA VEP

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Dave and Alonso are liking this week's crop of movies, including some pleasant surprises. Subscribe (and review us) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, you gave me no warning.

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This episode of Linoleum Knife is sponsored by Amber Petty: Go to Amber Petty's free workshop: 3 Key Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer. The last workshops are this Tuesday (tomorrow night!) April 20th at 7:00pm Pacific. Or come to the The Start Writing Session, where Amber will help you brainstorm ideas, find places to pitch, and lead you through writing exercises to get you past the blank page. Sign up for either free workshop at AmberPetty.com/Linoleum

Alonso's streaming pick of the week: SOME GIRLS on Tubi

Dave's streaming pick of the week: AIRPORT on Tubi

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Dave and Alonso catch up with another Oscar nominee and wish one of their favorite actresses wasn't so determined to let her husband direct her. Subscribe (and review us) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, hurry joy.

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This episode of Linoleum Knife is sponsored by Amber Petty: Her workshop "3 Key Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer" takes place online April 15 at 5:30pm PDT and at other times -- for more information, visit AmberPetty.com/linoleum

Dave's DVD pick of the week: PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME

Alonso's Blu-ray pick of the week: HERCULES AND THE CAPTIVE WOMEN

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Dave and Alonso are less impressed with monsters and demons than with horses and the people who ride them -- this week, anyway. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, so tall, so wide, so high above.

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This episode is brought to you by Amber Petty, offering her FREE workshop "3 Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer" via Zoom on 4/15 at 5:30pm, 4/17 at 11:00am, 4/18 at 3:00pm, or 4/20 at 7:00pm. (All times PDT.) amberpetty.com/linoleum

Dave's streaming pick of the week: THE INTRUDER

Alonso's Blu-ray pick of the week: QUEER JAPAN

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Dave and Alonso review three movies that are worlds apart from each other. Subscribe (and review) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, smile for a while.

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Dave and Alonso weather a grim week with some grim movies, but the conversation is as upbeat as can be managed. Subscribe (and review us) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, life's sweetest reward.

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Links to the Robb Report article on AAPI non-profits, and the BloodKnife article about de-sexualized action cinema.

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Dave and Alonso catch up on an Oscar contender and some other notable new titles. Subscribe (and review us) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, I'm not a.

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Dave's DVD pick of the week: LA CHINOISE

Alonso's DVD pick of the week: CÉLINE AND JULIE GO BOATING

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Dave and Alonso discuss some exceptional animated films and a mixed bag of live-action. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, insisting that the world keep turning our way.

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Dave's streaming pick of the week: BRINGING UP BABY

Alonso's Blu-ray pick of the week: CÉLINE AND JULIE GO BOATING

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Dave and Alonso discuss a rather mixed bag of new releases. Subscribe (and review us) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, my friends are important.

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Dave's streaming pick of the week: TWILIGHT OF THE ICE NYMPHS

Alonso's streaming picks of the week: POWAQQATSI and SHY PEOPLE

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Dave and Alonso receive a food crate and discuss three films about grief and travel. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, what a pushover.

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Dave and Alonso discuss a powerful historical drama and an utterly absurdist comedy. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, you deep down want some more.

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Alonso's pick of the week: FROM THE JOURNALS OF JEAN SEBERG

Dave's DVD pick of the week: FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK

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Dave and Alonso discuss a relationship falling apart and one that might not even start. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, I don't wanna get over.

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Dave and Alonso like the movies that don't star a bunch of Oscar winners, and they talk about violence against women in some recent films. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, red balloons and apple pie.

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Dave's streaming pick of the week: SOUNDER

Alonso's Blu-ray of the week: A MAN CALLED ADAM

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Dave and Alonso discuss two feature debuts from actresses-turned-directors and a restoration of an African classic. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, nel blu dipinto di blu.

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Alonso's DVD pick of the week: MINDING THE GAP 

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Dave and Alonso are joined (via spotty Zoom audio) by friend of the show and LA Times film critic Robert Abele to discuss a quartet of new films. Subscribe (and review us) at Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, you're like a bird out on a wire.

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Dave and Alonso are joined by Justin Chang (LA Times), Manohla Dargis (NY Times), and Peter Debruge (Variety) to look back on the year that was so very 2020. (Robert Abele was otherwise engaged but will guest very soon.) We talk about how streaming changed the movies in general as well the way that critics see film. Subscribe (and review us) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Dave and Alonso are back for a new year, catching up on December titles. Subscribe (and review us) on Apple Podcasts, follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, it's the next phase dance craze.

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Dave's DVD pick of the week: WHITE LIGHTNING

Alonso's streaming pick of the week: PRETEND IT'S A CITY

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