The Long Take

by Talking Movies

The Long Take
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 181
  • Last: 8 Mar 2018
Hosts Brian Verderosa, Nick Scalia and Chris Oliphant try to watch more and learn more about film in this themed movie podcast, a continuation of their long-running show, Talking Movies.

Episodes (181)

  • Short Takes #1: The Good and the Great
    Short Takes #1: The Good and the Great
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 32:08
    On the first edition of our every-other-week series of "Short Takes" -- mini-episodes that will each take a look at some aspect of films, moviegoing, film history, etc. -- Nick and Chris ponder what might be an impossible question to fully ... Read more →
    On the first edition of our every-other-week series of "Short Takes" -- mini-episodes that will each take a look at some aspect of films, moviegoing, film history, etc. -- Nick and Chris ponder what might be an impossible question to fully ... Read more →

  • 1: Insidious & Insidious: Chapter 2
    1: Insidious & Insidious: Chapter 2
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:23:27
    So, here we go... This is the premiere episode of The Long Take, a film discussion podcast in which three guys who love movies take an in-depth look at all kinds of films and, one flick at a time, attempt to expand their horizons and learn ... Read more →
    So, here we go... This is the premiere episode of The Long Take, a film discussion podcast in which three guys who love movies take an in-depth look at all kinds of films and, one flick at a time, attempt to expand their horizons and learn ... Read more →

  • 153: Rian Johnson's Looper
    153: Rian Johnson's Looper
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 59:19
    A relatively short time ago in a galaxy quite nearby, writer/director Rian Johnson made a sci-fi/action flick called Looper. And with Johnson's new film The Last Jedi warming (most) Star Wars fans' hearts this holiday season, we thought we... Read more →
    A relatively short time ago in a galaxy quite nearby, writer/director Rian Johnson made a sci-fi/action flick called Looper. And with Johnson's new film The Last Jedi warming (most) Star Wars fans' hearts this holiday season, we thought we... Read more →

  • 152: The Disaster Artist
    152: The Disaster Artist
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    Published: 14 Dec 2017 Duration: 46:34
    Like his inspiration, Tommy Wiseau, director and star James Franco had a Hollywood dream -- to make a movie celebrating the cult classic The Room -- and he's realized it with his new film The Disaster Artist. After discussing The Room last ... Read more →
    Like his inspiration, Tommy Wiseau, director and star James Franco had a Hollywood dream -- to make a movie celebrating the cult classic The Room -- and he's realized it with his new film The Disaster Artist. After discussing The Room last ... Read more →

  • 151: Tommy Wiseau's The Room
    151: Tommy Wiseau's The Room
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    Published: 28 Nov 2017 Duration: 51:15
    Oh, hi, Talking Movies listeners! This week, on what might be our best worst episode ever, we discuss the cult classic The Room, a real showcase for writer, director, producer, and leading man Tommy Wiseau. Co-host Nick has been a longtime ... Read more →
    Oh, hi, Talking Movies listeners! This week, on what might be our best worst episode ever, we discuss the cult classic The Room, a real showcase for writer, director, producer, and leading man Tommy Wiseau. Co-host Nick has been a longtime ... Read more →

  • Talking Minis 19: A Talking Movies Thanksgiving
    Talking Minis 19: A Talking Movies Thanksgiving
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    Published: 22 Nov 2017 Duration: 13:19
    This week's mini-episode is our shortest to date -- it's Thanksgiving, after all, so we wanted to save the excess and gluttony for the dinner table. Anyway, in the spirit of the holiday, we thought we'd take a few minutes to give thanks for... Read more →
    This week's mini-episode is our shortest to date -- it's Thanksgiving, after all, so we wanted to save the excess and gluttony for the dinner table. Anyway, in the spirit of the holiday, we thought we'd take a few minutes to give thanks for... Read more →

  • 150: Park Chan-wook's The Handmaiden
    150: Park Chan-wook's The Handmaiden
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    Published: 16 Nov 2017 Duration: 58:01
    It's time to wrap up our series on movies about con artists, and we're bringing it to a close with the first non-English language film we've tackled on the show. That movie is 2016's The Handmaiden, a period piece from South Korean director... Read more →
    It's time to wrap up our series on movies about con artists, and we're bringing it to a close with the first non-English language film we've tackled on the show. That movie is 2016's The Handmaiden, a period piece from South Korean director... Read more →

  • 149: The Flim-Flam Man
    149: The Flim-Flam Man
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    Published: 7 Nov 2017 Duration: 49:07
    This week, we take on what might be our most obscure movie to date: 1967's The Flim-Flam Man. This George C. Scott flick is the most recent entry into our series on con-man movies, and while it's been nearly forgotten by movie lovers, the g... Read more →
    This week, we take on what might be our most obscure movie to date: 1967's The Flim-Flam Man. This George C. Scott flick is the most recent entry into our series on con-man movies, and while it's been nearly forgotten by movie lovers, the g... Read more →

  • 148: Creep 2 (featuring Patrick Brice)
    148: Creep 2 (featuring Patrick Brice)
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:09:24
    We at Talking Movies are all huge fans of the indie horror hit Creep, and if you feel the same way we do, we have a real (ugh) treat for you this Halloween! We're celebrating the season this year by checking out the brand-new, critically ac... Read more →
    We at Talking Movies are all huge fans of the indie horror hit Creep, and if you feel the same way we do, we have a real (ugh) treat for you this Halloween! We're celebrating the season this year by checking out the brand-new, critically ac... Read more →

  • Talking Minis 18: Films of Our Lives
    Talking Minis 18: Films of Our Lives
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    Published: 25 Oct 2017 Duration: 32:49
    Leave it to Talking Movies to cram thirty-some-odd years of movie history into a half-hour episode. On this mini, Brian and Chris each pick one favorite movie from every year they've been alive, from fondly remembered eighties classics to t... Read more →
    Leave it to Talking Movies to cram thirty-some-odd years of movie history into a half-hour episode. On this mini, Brian and Chris each pick one favorite movie from every year they've been alive, from fondly remembered eighties classics to t... Read more →

  • 147: The Sting (featuring special guest Brian Brushwood)
    147: The Sting (featuring special guest Brian Brushwood)
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    Published: 17 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:04:12
    This week, we begin a brand new series focusing on con-man movies, and we're kicking off our discussion of that (really specific) film genre with a very special episode! Brian Brushwood, host of Scam School, National Geographic's Hacking th... Read more →
    This week, we begin a brand new series focusing on con-man movies, and we're kicking off our discussion of that (really specific) film genre with a very special episode! Brian Brushwood, host of Scam School, National Geographic's Hacking th... Read more →

  • 146: Blade Runner 2049
    146: Blade Runner 2049
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    Published: 10 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:09:06
    We wish we could say that the long-in-development sci-fi sequel Blade Runner 2049 has been tearing it up at the box office since its release last week, but smash hit or not, the Talking Movies guys know that our fans care about this flick, ... Read more →
    We wish we could say that the long-in-development sci-fi sequel Blade Runner 2049 has been tearing it up at the box office since its release last week, but smash hit or not, the Talking Movies guys know that our fans care about this flick, ... Read more →

  • Talking Minis 17: Sequelize This
    Talking Minis 17: Sequelize This
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    Published: 3 Oct 2017 Duration: 19:33
    We're extremely excited for Blade Runner 2049 -- yes, even Chris -- and it got us thinking, what other movies do we love that deserve the sequel treatment all these decades later? With Hollywood's love of both franchises and nostalgia in m... Read more →
    We're extremely excited for Blade Runner 2049 -- yes, even Chris -- and it got us thinking, what other movies do we love that deserve the sequel treatment all these decades later? With Hollywood's love of both franchises and nostalgia in m... Read more →

  • 145: Blade Runner Revisited
    145: Blade Runner Revisited
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    Published: 26 Sep 2017 Duration: 55:24
    On one of the earliest episodes of Talking Movies, Brian and Chris discussed Blade Runner, a much-loved film that neither one of them had seen before -- and neither one of them thought was particularly great. With the long-awaited sequel on... Read more →
    On one of the earliest episodes of Talking Movies, Brian and Chris discussed Blade Runner, a much-loved film that neither one of them had seen before -- and neither one of them thought was particularly great. With the long-awaited sequel on... Read more →

  • 144: Darren Aronofsky's mother!
    144: Darren Aronofsky's mother!
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    Published: 19 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:05:00
    Writer/director Darren Aronofsky's mother! might be the most talked-about movie of 2017 thus far, so, of course, Talking Movies had to get in on the action. The movie is currently dividing critics and, for the most part, repelling audiences... Read more →
    Writer/director Darren Aronofsky's mother! might be the most talked-about movie of 2017 thus far, so, of course, Talking Movies had to get in on the action. The movie is currently dividing critics and, for the most part, repelling audiences... Read more →

  • 143: The Stephen King Experience - IT (2017)
    143: The Stephen King Experience - IT (2017)
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    Published: 12 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:01:36
    Well, this is it, and this is IT: the long-awaited final entry in our series on Stephen King adaptations. Sadly, our King-loving co-host Chris couldn't be on the show this week (thanks a lot, Hurricane Irma), but Brian and Nick had plenty t... Read more →
    Well, this is it, and this is IT: the long-awaited final entry in our series on Stephen King adaptations. Sadly, our King-loving co-host Chris couldn't be on the show this week (thanks a lot, Hurricane Irma), but Brian and Nick had plenty t... Read more →

  • Talking Minis 16: Fall Horror Preview
    Talking Minis 16: Fall Horror Preview
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    Published: 7 Sep 2017 Duration: 48:45
    With co-host Brian away for the week, Nick and Chris kick off the Halloween season a little early with a look ahead to this year's September and October horror movie releases. Our fall horror preview covers everything from an A-list arthous... Read more →
    With co-host Brian away for the week, Nick and Chris kick off the Halloween season a little early with a look ahead to this year's September and October horror movie releases. Our fall horror preview covers everything from an A-list arthous... Read more →

  • 142: The Stephen King Experience - The Mangler
    142: The Stephen King Experience - The Mangler
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    Published: 30 Aug 2017 Duration: 40:54
    The latest entry in our series on Stephen King adaptations is director Tobe Hooper's 1995 film The Mangler, starring Robert Englund. We recorded this episode just a day before learning the sad news that Hooper, who redefined American horror... Read more →
    The latest entry in our series on Stephen King adaptations is director Tobe Hooper's 1995 film The Mangler, starring Robert Englund. We recorded this episode just a day before learning the sad news that Hooper, who redefined American horror... Read more →

  • 141: The Stephen King Experience - Dreamcatcher
    141: The Stephen King Experience - Dreamcatcher
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    Published: 22 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:01:59
    Our series on Stephen King adaptations continues with a discussion of 2003's Dreamcatcher, and hoooo boy, do we have a lot to say about it. For those who've purged the film from their memory warehouses, it's a fairly notorious Hollywood flo... Read more →
    Our series on Stephen King adaptations continues with a discussion of 2003's Dreamcatcher, and hoooo boy, do we have a lot to say about it. For those who've purged the film from their memory warehouses, it's a fairly notorious Hollywood flo... Read more →

  • Talking Minis 15: Stephen King's All-Time Favorite Movies
    Talking Minis 15: Stephen King's All-Time Favorite Movies
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    Published: 15 Aug 2017 Duration: 35:45
    We're continuing our series on Stephen King this week, but this time, the man himself has chosen the films up for discussion. Brian, Chris, and Nick take a look at the many movies that King, in a 2007 Entertainment Weekly column, classifies... Read more →
    We're continuing our series on Stephen King this week, but this time, the man himself has chosen the films up for discussion. Brian, Chris, and Nick take a look at the many movies that King, in a 2007 Entertainment Weekly column, classifies... Read more →

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