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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 20, 2020

History was made at the 2020 Academy Awards when South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's domestic drama Parasite won Best Picture, the first non-American film to do so. The film, focusing on two Korean families intertwined with each other from complete social classes defied expectations as it did genres, and slowly became...


May 14, 2020

In 1995, Director Terry Gilliam finally buried the hatchet with Universal Studios over the Brazil situation and teamed up with the studio on his biggest film yet; a story about a time traveler from a plague-infested future sent back to learn what started the apocalypse only to have his sanity questioned, even by...


May 11, 2020

During the mid-90s, adult-themed thrillers were all the rage. While most were focused on serial killers and realistic psychopaths, Warner Bros. developed a unique mass killer to headline their latest offering, a supervirus that kills nearly all that comes into contact. What came of the concept was Outbreak, starring...


May 7, 2020

By 1963, James Bond has now become an international success with two popular installments brought to cinemas around the world. For the third installment, Goldfinger, new director Guy Hamilton was brought in to broaden the appeal of the suave super spy, by making subtle changes to the formula and the tone of the films....


Mar 27, 2020

After World War II, Hollywood was looking to return to doing what it does best and with a new paranoia of international intrigue and the return of history's most notorious villains, producer Sam Spiegel  tasked a desperate Orson Welles to make The Stranger. Welles, put on a tight leash and deprived of most of the...