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On this episode of the “Adventures in Movies!” podcast, we discuss Sundance, found footage, and the powerful female-driven short “Doublespeak”.

EPISODE SUMMARY
One of the biggest breakouts in the history of the Sundance Film Festival is The Blair Witch Project. Since Sundance is this weekend, Blake and Nathaniel thought it would be the perfect time to cover found footage movies. The episode also includes an interview with Hazel McKibbin and Angela Wong Carbone from the short Doublespeak and a review of one of the strangest movies to ever screen at Sundance.

ABOUT THIS EPISODE (104): 

The show stars with talk about the passing of Cloris Leachman. The hosts talk about their memories of Cloris and her longevity in a notoriously fickle business. They also talk about another shocking change in the continued trials and tribulations of AMC.

This week, Blake and Nathaniel look at the first Belgian film to be screened in the Midnight section at Sundance. Mother Schmuckers is one of the strangest movies to ever come to Sundance. Part gross out comedy, part art house experiment, the film will leave an impression with anyone who is able to sit through it.

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As we head into Women in Horror Month, this week’s interview is with the incredible female talent behind the short Doublespeak, director Hazel McKibbin and actress Angela Wong Carbone. The film, which premiered at Sundance, is about a young woman dealing with the aftermath of sexual harassment report at work. The two discuss the emotional effects of the film and how important it is to address issues of harassment.

The main segment is about found footage movies. The duo talk about why it is considered a guilty pleasure, whether it has peaked, and what they like about the genre.

ABOUT THIS PODCAST:

ADVENTURES IN MOVIES! is a weekly journey into the deepest and darkest recesses of film. From the latest genre film news and reviews to interviews with independent films’ brightest creators and stars, hosts Danny, Blake, and Nathaniel act as a voice to the voiceless. Born out of a shared passion for movies and a mutual obsession with talking about movies, the trio decided to take their post-movie watching, theater parking lot discussions to the masses.

Be sure to tune in every Saturday for new episodes of ADVENTURES IN MOVIES! on the Morbidly Beautiful Network. 

Adventures in Movies! is hosted by Nathaniel Muir, Blake, and Danny. You can find Nathaniel on Instagram at nathaninpoortaste. Danny can be found on Twitter @default_player and on Instagram at default_player. Blake can be found on Twitter @foureyedhorror and on Instagram at foureyedhorror.
Intro by Julio Mena: Bandcamp | Instagram

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