Eric was born on Star Wars and has since evolved into the ultimate film watcher. He watches classics, indies, documentaries, and even chick flicks on top of all the usual male-oriented choices.

His super power is being able to appreciate the artsy stuff while being able to appreciate and even love most of the mainstream stuff to (he'll even defend Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter).

Podcasts: Arthouse Legends

Jonolobster (http://twitter.com/Jonolobster) is a geek of all trades and master of none.

Arthouse Legends is his first full-time podcast.

Podcasts: Arthouse Legends and Gotham

Kent is old enough to remember when something looked awesome but had no idea why. This is his first full-time podcast but not first "child" as he already has a daughter that takes up way too much of his time dragging him to Hogwarts or The Shire.
He may or may not be a Dalek plan to influence human movie viewing.

Podcasts: Arthouse Legends

Geek Critique: The Value of Rewatching

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MovieDude Eric and Chris go back into the art of film critique by discussing the value (or lack thereof) of rewatching films as a means to study their techniques and gaining better understanding.

 

If you like this episode, you can find more of Arthouse Legends on GonnaGeek.com along with other similar geek podcasts. You can also leave comments at feedback@arthouselegends.com or on our Twitter feed @arthouselegends.

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Sicario

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In 2015, director Denis Villeneuve, working with actor-turned-screenwriter Taylor Sheridan released Sicario. The film revolving around Emily Blunt playing an FBI agent tasked to work with a shady intelligence officer and his even more mysterious partner in order to take down a malignant druglord while traversing a philosophical minefield about the nature of law and order. The film would garner several Oscar nominations and become a success with audiences as well, but did it deserve such glory or should it be left south of the border? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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In 1963, at the height of the Cold War, director Stanley Kubrick wanted to tell a story about the horrors of nuclear war. In the process, he found the terror to be rather funny. In the end, he opted to tell a dark comedic satire about a crazy American General who jumpstarts a nuclear war and a President who is trying to keep it from happening. The result is one of the most controversial comedies of all time: Dr. Strangelove. But does the film deserve its place in history or should it go up in smoke? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris ride the missile all the way to the end.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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The Shape of Water

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In 2017, Director Guillermo Del Toro unveiled his latest homage to classic monster movies called The Shape of Water. Set during the Cold War, a mute cleaning lady working in a government lab forms a bond with a captive merman that leads her to risk everything in order to save him. Winner of the Best Picture Oscar as well as Best Director for Del Toro, does the film earn such acclaim or should it be served with tartar sauce? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris find out.


Conan the Barbarian (1982)

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In 1982, writer/director John Milius cast and then-relatively unknown Arnold Schwarzenegger as the pulp fiction/comic book hero Conan the Barbarian. Mixing brutal action with a cacophony of philosophical worldviews, the film found itself initially divided by critics yet beloved by moviegoers, which has only been solidified with time. But does the film deserve eternal glory or to be strapped to the Wheel of Pain for eternity? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris are joined by Legends Podcast’s Beef and Jonolobster to find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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The Birds (1963)

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In 1963, fresh off the success of Psycho, director Alfred Hitchcock followed up this unprecedented success with The Birds. Set in a small coastal California town, a San Francisco socialite tries to woo a handsome lawyer only to be hindered by the combined threat of his mother and the onslaught of murderous aviary creatures. But does this film deserve the classic status it received or should it be pecked to death? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris check in to find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

If you like this episode, you can find more of Arthouse Legends on GonnaGeek.com along with other similar geek podcasts. You can also leave comments at feedback@arthouselegends.com or on our Twitter feed @arthouselegends.

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The Birds (1963)

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In 1963, fresh off the success of Psycho, director Alfred Hitchcock followed up this unprecedented success with The Birds. Set in a small coastal California town, a San Francisco socialite tries to woo a handsome lawyer only to be hindered by the combined threat of his mother and the onslaught of murderous aviary creatures. But does this film deserve the classic status it received or should it be pecked to death? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris check in to find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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The Raid Redemption

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In 2010, director Gareth Evans, a British filmmaker released an Indonesian extreme action film called The Raid (aka The Raid Redemption in the U.S.). The film focuses on a SWAT team being sent into an apartment highrise controlled by a drug lord only to be ambushed with no backup. The film’s action sequences became the new standard internationally and its stars/stunt coordinators were overnight sensations. But does the film deserve such acclaim or should it be hacked to pieces by a rusty machete? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Fan/Art: A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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On this episode of Fan/Art, MovieDude Eric and special guest Michelle take a look at the much-anticipated A Wrinkle in Time starring Oprah Winfrey and Chris Pine based on the classic sci-fi novel. While audiences and critics have been panning the film since its release, this podcast looks to see if it meets the needs of the geek fanbase and if perhaps those critics might be overlooking something.

 

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Inside Llewyn Davis

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In 2013, Joel and Ethan Coen return to their indie musical roots with Inside Llewyn Davis. Set in the early 1960s folk music scene in New York, the film revolves around a down-on-his-luck singer as he tries to manage his deteriorating life and career. The film won awards on the festival scene and even got some love for its soundtrack. But does the film deserve that love or should it be left on the side of the highway in a blizzard? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Christ find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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