In 1996, near the height of the independent cinema craze, Joel and Ethan Coen returned to their Midwestern roots with a crime tale so crazy, it could only be true (or was it). Fargo went on to be the highest critically regarded film of that year and was nominated for several awards, winning two for its screenplay and lead actress Frances McDormand. But does the film deserve the ransom money it got away with or should it have been put through the woodchipper? Eric, Kent & Lobster put on their best coats and find out.

 

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There have been countless movies made about the fall of Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler. But in 2004, German filmmaker Oliver Hirschbiegel released a film based around the last days of Hitler hiding in a bunker in the middle of Berlin. Utilizing character actor Bruno Ganz to play Hitler, the film was praised by critics for its accuracy and daring and became one of the most long-lasting internet memes ever since. But does the film retain it's original power? Eric, Kent & Lobster investigate.

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In 1944, famed filmmaker Billy Wilder teamed up with acclaimed novelist Raymond Chandler to create one of the most controversial crime films of all time about an insurance agent (Fred McMurray) who gets caught up in the scheme of a beautiful married femme fatale (Barbara Stanwyck) to murder her husband. But does this film pay out or should it need more coverage? Eric, Kent & Lobster step away from the ankle bracelet to find out.

 

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For the last year, fans and casual listeners have asked for this one episode. We teased it, we prepared for it, now it is here. The MovieDude Eric, Kent and Lobster are taking on Quentin Tarantino's classic film on it's 20th Anniversary. But is this film worthy of a Five Dollar Milkshake or does it eat our Big Kahuna Burger?

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