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Monday, December 28, 2009

Cinebanter #84 - AVATAR

The MP3 of Cinebanter #84 is available here.

In this episode, Michael and Tassoula venture into Pandora as they review James Cameron's AVATAR. In The Last Five®, they both recall their thoughts on INVICTUS and a few small documentaries. They also respond to a Listener Last Five and announce their next show. The breakdown is as follows:

• 00:00 Intro
• 00:32 AVATAR Discussion
• Break
• 28:50 To Sum It Up
• Break
• 29:34 The Last Five®
• 53:04 Listener Last Five (Jordan in Greenville, SC)
• 1:03:09 Credits & Outtakes

Michael's Last Five in this episode were: ME AND ORSON WELLES, FLOWER SNAKE, INVICTUS, LAKEVIEW TERRACE and WHAT WOULD JESUS BUY? Tassoula's Last Five in this episode were: A CHRISTMAS STORY, A CHRISTMAS TALE, EVERY F-ING DAY OF MY LIFE, INVICTUS and UP IN THE AIR.

If you'd like to subscribe to the show (it's free, of course) via iTunes, click here.

The show is also available on Podcast Alley, and blubrry. Please vote for us at any of those sites and leave comments if you like what you hear.

Want to donate to the show and help with production costs, server fees, etc.? Click on the "Make a Donation" button to the left of this blog.

Special thanks to Brad Daane and Mark Cummins for providing the original music in this episode.

Reviews and/or notes of every movie Michael sees can be found at his MichaelVox website.

Tassoula has reviews, musings and movie-related product links at Tassoula's Movie Review Blog.

Feedback is always welcome - you may leave comments here or e-mail the hosts at cinebanter@gmail.com.

We hope you enjoy the show!

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Cinebanter wants to know: what were your favorite TV shows of 2009?

Michael and Tassoula are taping their annual Telebanter episode soon—that's the show where they recall their favorite TV shows from the past year. They would love to know your picks, using the following criteria:

1) Your selections have to be scripted shows (no reality shows, news/political programs or documentary-style TV allowed).

2) At least one new episode of the show has to have aired between January 1 and December 31, 2009.

Send your lists (or even just your top few favorites) to: cinebanter@gmail.com.

Thanks!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Cinebanter #83 - BROTHERS

The MP3 of Cinebanter #83 is available here.

In this episode, Michael and Tassoula enlist for drama as they review Jim Sheridan's BROTHERS. In The Last Five®, Michael finds a steamy Japanese gem, while Tassoula gets scared by one of her favorite holiday tales. In addition they announce the PIRATE RADIO giveaway winner. The breakdown is as follows:

• 00:00 Intro
• 00:32 BROTHERS Discussion
• Break
• 31:52 To Sum It Up
• Break
• 32:35 The Last Five®/PIRATE RADIO Giveaway Announcement
• 1:05:03 Credits & Outtakes

Michael's Last Five in this episode were: PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL "PUSH" BY SAPPHIRE, NIGHT OF THE HUNTER, PIRATE RADIO, ME AND ORSON WELLES and FLOWER SNAKE. Tassoula's Last Five in this episode were: VALENTINO: THE LAST EMPEROR, THE MAID, LOVE ACTUALLY, TITANIC and DISNEY'S A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

If you'd like to subscribe to the show (it's free, of course) via iTunes, click here.

The show is also available on Podcast Alley, and blubrry. Please vote for us at any of those sites and leave comments if you like what you hear.

Want to donate to the show and help with production costs, server fees, etc.? Click on the "Make a Donation" button to the left of this blog.

Special thanks to Brad Daane and Mark Cummins for providing the original music in this episode.

Reviews and/or notes of every movie Michael sees can be found at his MichaelVox website.

Tassoula has reviews, musings and movie-related product links at Tassoula's Movie Review Blog.

Feedback is always welcome - you may leave comments here or e-mail the hosts at cinebanter@gmail.com.

We hope you enjoy the show!

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Friday, December 04, 2009

"Plugged In" Show Available for Download

Hear Michael and Tassoula on Episode #49 of Plugged In, by visiting this site and downloading or listening via iTunes:

http://www.pluggedinshow.org/#49

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Thursday, December 03, 2009

Cinebanter Hosts on "Plugged In" Radio Show Tomorrow (12/4)

Michael and Tassoula will be guests on the WNIN public radio show "Plugged In" tomorrow, on the episode titled "Geek Cinema." The show airs December 4 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time.

If you're in Evansville, Indiana, tune in to 88.3 fm, or if you're located elsewhere, you can listen via the WNIN site here:

http://wnin.org/

Be sure to click on the NPR "Listen Live" link to tune in.

If you're unable to listen tomorrow, the show will repeat Sunday night at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

Following that, you'll be able to download the show as a podcast from iTunes or via the Plugged In site, which is here:

http://www.pluggedinshow.org/

After listening, tell us how we did by sending us an e-mail at cinebanter@gmail.com.

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

PIRATE RADIO Giveaway Winner Announced

Congratulations to Cynthia of San Jose, Calif. who won our PIRATE RADIO prize package including an iPod cozy and a CD of the film's soundtrack.

We thank her for her donation to the show!

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Sundance Line-up Announced

Visit their site here: http://festival.sundance.org/2010/ to see the chosen films.

Sundance also offers a free film download if you submit your e-mail address (see right side of home page).

The festival runs January 21 - 31 in Park City, Utah.

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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Spirit Award Nominations

Not too many surprises on this list:

http://www.indiewire.com/article/spirit_awards_the_nominees/

Be sure to visit Cinebanter.com the day of the awards for our live blog (we consider it our "warm-up" for the Oscars® the next day).

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