Linoleum Knife (general)

Dave likes tea; Alonso likes coffee. Dave likes Michael Bay movies; Alonso likes his Twitter-pal Nia Vardalos. They both like monster-movie matinees.

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Dave and Alonso talk the week's new movies as well as the times when "boring" isn't necessarily a pejorative. There's also the discussion of the awkwardness of getting to know famous people and having to review their work.

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Yes, there are new summer movies to discuss, but Dave and Alonso are way more excited to tell you all about the nutty melodrama "N-Secure," new on DVD and Blu-Ray.

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Dave and Alonso make it to their 25th episode, featuring another stab at theme music and more arguing over one of last week's movies. P.S. Now we have a Facebook page!

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Alonso and his special guest co-host, MTV's Ryan Downey, geek out about comics continuity and wonder how much indie-movie preciousness is too much indie-movie preciousness. Get to know Ryan at www.ryanjdowney.com

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Dave and Alonso have art flicks, docs, and sequels to talk about, but they get a bit side-tracked remembering the bizarre life and terrible movies of the guy who wrote "You Light Up My Life."

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Dave chafes against the show's new "Clean" rating, especially when he and Alonso try to explain "Love Exposure," the Japanese four-hour epic of teen perversity. Also, they rave about one of Southern California's best drive-in movie theaters.

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Despite being exhausted from a late-night concert and a post-brunch pancake coma, Dave and Alonso discuss the hilarious new Kristen Wiig movie, the terrible new Paul Bettany flick, as well as some limited-release indies.

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Dave and Alonso have way too many movies to talk about this week, so things run a little long. But hey, you've got an unhinged chick flick, the return of Mel Gibson, Spanish Civil War histrionics, and a hobo with a shotgun, so, you know.

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Dave and Alonso try to get excited about this week's new movies, but it's much more interesting to talk about old ones featuring Johnny Cash talking for Jesus, rabid zombie hippies, and blatant product placement.

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Dave and Alonso tell actors why they should be nice to the costume department, complain about the Black Eyed Peas, and wonder what Ayn Rand's philosophy means for turning off your cell phones in movie theaters, much less streetlights and fire departments.

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Dave and Alonso disagree about the virtues of slow cinema, teen girl assassins, and enthusiastic Christians. They also take a moment to remember the awesomeness of Sidney Lumet.

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Dave and Alonso discuss a quartet of new movies, two Netflix Instant classics from the 1970s, the deliciousness of cream and of Cracker Barrel, and other pertinent topics.

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"Sucker Punch" is so godawful that Dave and Alonso consider apprenticeships for new careers as, respectively, a butcher and a weaver of Chanel braid. But until that happens, they review "Potiche" and the new "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" movie, as well as HBO's "Mildred Pierce" and the wonderfully depressing first two movies based on the "Peanuts" comic strip.

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Grae Drake (of Movies.com and the Popcorn Mafia podcast) sits in for an absent Dave this week, talking new movies (and Austin, and the Spice Girls) with Alonso.

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Dave waxes eloquently on his love for director Apichatpong Weerasathakul and his new film "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," while Alonso stands alone in not loving "Rango."

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Dave and Alonso try to make heads or tails of a staggeringly dull Academy Awards ceremony. Dave defends James Franco's hosting abilities, but Alonso's not having it.

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In the first of two episodes this week, Dave defends Nicolas Cage's career choices while Alonso recounts shivering his way through the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards.

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This week, Dave tries to defend his love for Michael Bay and fat-suit fart humor while Alonso attempts to explain the plot of "Gypsy."

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Dave and Alonso have words for Justin Bieber, Adam Sandler, Channing Tatum, and Elton John. Also, Alonso's Super Bowl Sunday Oscar Movie Marathon, plus a DVD pick.

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Dave and Alonso review "The Roommate" and "Sanctum" and attempt to answer a question sent in by a listener.

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Dave and Alonso discuss "The Rite" and "The Mechanic"; Dave went to "From Prada to Nada," Alonso went to Sundance, and neither of them like the Oscars or the poop smell in Theater 7 at The Grove.

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Dave and Alonso do some awards-show celeb sighting, then review two new movies.

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Dave and Alonso are back -- in both ears! -- to talk about three new (or newish) movies.

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The Christmas holiday season officially kicks off with some not very good movies, including one that Dave and Alonso signed a form promising they wouldn't talk about until opening day. (Can you guess which one?)

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Little wizards, idealized royalty, Disney princesses. And we're still trying to figure out the audio.

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Dave and Alonso talk about career girls, bumbling terrorists, and movies that each other haven't seen.

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Linoleum Knife 11/06/10 -- "127 Hours," "For Colored Girls"

In their first episode, Dave and Alonso discuss Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" and Tyler Perry's "For Colored Girls."

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