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Arthouse Legends Podcast

Welcome to Arthouse Legends Podcast - Where High Art and Geek Culture Collide! The goal of this podcast is to take a look at critically acclaimed and well-received films and consider if these films truly deserve their revered status in the cultural zeitguest. Using our combined film knowledge, geeky obsessions and general fart jokes, we take a bite out of much-beloved films, sometimes in love, other times in scorn, but never out-of-bounds.

May 31, 2020

In 1999, while audiences were wowed by The Matrix, disappointed by The Phantom Menace and completely baffled by Fight Club, one small British import crossed the Pond and found a small dedicated audience that grew over time: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the film told a story of low key hustlers who got in too deep with small-time gangsters and drug dealers, culminating in an outcome that has to be seen to be believed. But does this film deserve the cult classic status it gained or does it need to be dropped in the Thames? MovieDude Eric, Chris Tondevold and special guest Christian "the Internet's Dad" Lee book their flights to find out.


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