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Published on May 24th, 2012 | by Dan Gvozden

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THE FILM GRIND – Episode #6 “The Dictator”

The week on THE FILM GRIND, Brian Roan (DearFilm) and I discuss our passionate opinions of The Dictator as well as a number of other films we watched this week and recommend for you to see.  In this episode we discuss modern comedies and what makes a film funny.  I hope you’ve been enjoying the show so far and if you haven’t started listening and love to hear people bash relentlessly on a film then this might be the episode for you!

THE FILM GRIND is a movie podcast where we try to break a film down to move beyond the story at hand and see how it relates to the larger narrative elements of a film as a whole.  So basically, we just want to have a great conversation about movies we love and ones not quite so fortunate.

SHOWNOTES

0:00 Opening
1:20 Recently Watched Films (Dan: Barking Dogs Never Bite; Brian: The Grey)
15:36 Featured Review: The Dictator
49:37 Complimentary Film Suggestions (Dan: The Great Dictator; Brian: Being There)
1:02:23 Slightly Less Awkward Goodbyes Than Last Week and Contact Info

Article we reference: The Hangover and the Age of the Jokeless Comedy

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Do you remember that dorky kid from elementary school who loved movies and comic books? Dan's him, but an adult... well in most senses of the word. All that matters is that he's an aficionado of all things pop culture and wants to share his interests with the world.



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