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Debt to Cinema 049: Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

As someone who loves comedic gore, especially Sam Raimi and Peter Jackson’s offerings, all I needed was a gentle reminder from Edgar Wright on Twitter to finally scratch this Hong Kong classic off my list. Its everything you want and then tons more than you’d ever expect. If you’ve ever laughed out loud at the sight of blood I’m sure you’ll love this manga adaptation just like me #IdBuyThatForADollar

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Two Cents 059: Under the Eyefluence

The week in which I try to make #shemake a thing again, we talk about Disney playing it safe, Eyefluence is looking to bring eye tracking to VR/AR, BitTorrent unleashes the Discovery Fund in its latest attempt to curb piracy connotations, Hulu is getting rid of its free content, NBCUniversal enters a deal to make content for Snapchat (which Steve still doesn’t understand), Harry Potter vs Star Wars, Nickelodeon continues the nostalgia craze, China believes in James Wan, and Amazon Prime Video has 1-click enabled product placement ads now. Plus, VR coming to Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, a long discussion about the CW’s two part musical crossover in the Arrowverse, David Fincher making another sequel, a Winchester Mansion flick, and a frank discussion about our differences in comedy appreciation spurned by news of a Scarface remake.

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Two Cents 058: Suicidal Tendencies

The week in which we frequently talk about Suicide Squad between topics, Hollywood is going she-make crazy, Visionary VR’s Mindshow might be the tech’s killer app, James Ponsoldt is teaming with Disney, Amazon’s set to marathon its new Pilot Season on Twitch, Wanda bets big on IMAX and 3D in China, and Time Warner joins Hulu. Plus, we talk DVDs vs Blu-ray, Kathryn Bigelow hopping on the VR train, $3000 being the entry point for developing new tech, the true price of streaming, Japan testing 8K content, Toy Story x Vans, and George R. R. Martin’s next TV adaptation.

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Debt to Cinema 033: Election

Another week, another comedy pick from me. This one is about the absurdity of high school politics. You know how they say those four years shape you into the person you’ll be for the rest of your life? Let’s find out if its true as we’re currently in the midst of a presidential race.

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Debt to Cinema 029: Freddy Got Fingered

Ripped straight from the headlines of Two Cents 040, I made Steve watch what he basically claims is the cinematic equivalent of waterboarding. This is our most divisive episode yet and probably the most telling of our personalities (followed by Anomalisa’s AFDM). Consider this a warm up for Bio-Dome.

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Debt to Cinema 027: The Passion of the Christ

For the first time since 2012, David Junco returns to help us review Mel Gibson’s controversial origin story of the Easter Bunny. Join us for this borderline sacrilegious episode that’s full of so much passion it practically hurts.

Editor Note: Its pretty ironic that the original file was dead, then resurrected on Easter

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Two Cents 031: #OscarsSoWhite

The episode in which we used a hashtag in the title so we never have to talk about this again, China continues to take hold in Hollywood, Netflix crosses 75 million subscribers, HBO goes 100% streaming in Spain, Amazon and A24 buy up Sundance, Rob Cohen is making a natural disaster/heist flick, Greta Gerwig is trying the director’s chair, Labyrinth is getting a reboot, Tarantino universe tidbits, Star Wars Episode VIII moves to Christmas, Kevin Smith made a pot dispensary pilot, Judd Apatow gets another TV show, and I accidentally placed a cool Netflix sci-fi movie announcement at the end.

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Debt to Cinema 016: About Schmidt

There’s no particular reason Steve picked this film, but then again, when Jack Nicholson and Alexander Payne are involved, you shouldn’t need one. Join us as we talk about the wiles of an old man trying to find himself after society has told him his life is over.