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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.

Jul 3, 2020

In 1999, director Stephen Sommers began a partnership with Universal Studios to develop their long-dormant Universal Monsters franchise and reboot one of its least memorable installments; The Mummy. Gone is the suspense and dread and replaced with action adventure as we follow an Egyptologist, her troublesome...


Jun 30, 2020

In 1995, Disney Studios was at the height of their animation renaissance after owning half the decade in family entertainment. But they had a surprise for audiences that no one had seen coming as their partnership with revolutionary computer-generated studio Pixar released the first-ever feature film Toy Story. This...


Jun 5, 2020

Director Robert Eggers stormed into international acclaim with his debut film that looked at isolation, madness and paranoia. For his follow-up, The Lighthouse, Eggers swapped Colonial New England for turn-of-the-century New England, a puritan family on the brink of collapse for two Willem Defoe and Robert Pattinson...


Jun 3, 2020

2019 saw the end of a cinematic age as the Marvel Cinematic Universe finished its Phase Three / Infinity Saga, concluding story arcs set up over a decade in the making. While the MCU is intending to move on its next phase, Arthouse Legends' MovieDude Eric and Chris Tondevold look back at the cinematic landscape left in...


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...