Episode #175: “Ich bin ein engel” | Wings of Desire (1988)

The divide between East and West is meaningless when you’re an angel. You can come and go, observing humanity throughout the course of eternity… until the day you decide you want to become one of them. This one is the classic German film of an angel who decides to give up eternity for a chance at love and humanity: Wings of Desire (Der Himmel über Berlin).

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Episode #174: “I Want To Believe” | Casablanca (1942)

Victor Laszlo believes in freedom. Ilsa believes in Victor. Rick believed in his love for Ilsa. We wanted to believe that Rick and Ilsa didn’t “get together” in that one scene because it just makes other conversations awkward later. Mostly, though, we want you to believe that the hype is real. Casablanca is one of the greatest movies ever made and we celebrate its 75th anniversary by taking a look back at this classic cinematic masterpiece.

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Episode #166: “High Infidelity” | Fatal Attraction (1987)

When a one-night stand turns into a couple of nights… and then Dan suddenly remembers he’s married to a fantastic wife, has a great kid, and a fairly low-maintenance dog… you’ve got either a recipe for disaster or bunny soup. Whichever one sounds tastier.

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Episode #160: “Greed… is Good” | Wall Street (1987)

Gordon Gekko (which I always thought would be a great name for the Geico gecko) is a ruthless Wall Street player who makes multi-million dollar deals before most of us have had breakfast. Bud Fox is a young and restless stock broker looking to score a big client. When he finally gets his foot in the door of Gekko’s office, it may have been more than he bargained for.

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