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The Streak is Dead (#114-117)

The Streak is Dead (#114-117)

Film Streak
Film Streak
The Streak is Dead (#114-117)
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Yes, it’s true. This episode the streak looks for some closure with the last films watched before it ended, including:

2:16 – The 355 (2022),
5:50 – Scream (I) (2022),
8:53 – The King’s Man (2021),
13:02 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

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Cage Cage Cage! (#107-113)

Cage Cage Cage! (#107-113)

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Film Streak
Cage Cage Cage! (#107-113)
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This week the streak looks at the last decade of work from one of cinema’s more fascinating actors—the one and only Nicolas Cage.

4:49 – Stolen (2012),
8:36 – The Trust (2016),
15:21 – Mom and Dad (2017),
21:37 – Mandy (2018),
27:12 – Color Out of Space (2019),
30:25 – Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021),
34:58 – Pig (2021)

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Best Buds (#100-106)

Best Buds (#100-106)

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Film Streak
Best Buds (#100-106)
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The streak hits triple digits and goes to all new highs with:

1:53 – 50/50 (2011),
5:49 – Keanu (2016),
10:32 – Grandma’s Boy (2006),
16:37 – Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011),
22:03 – Soul Plane (2004),
29:48 – Friday After Next (2002),
36:43 – The Beach Bum (2019)

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Looking for Clues (#93-99)

Looking for Clues (#93-99)

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Film Streak
Looking for Clues (#93-99)
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The streak continues with some of toughest, smartest, weirdest, bloodiest sleuths the trail of ever-present bad guys in:

1:32 – Destroyer (2018),
7:10 – Death on the Nile (2022),
12:55 – The Dry (2020),
22:34 – Exposed (2016),
32:05 – Dark Blue (2002),
41:54 – Officer Down (2013),
46:20 – Officer Downe (2016)

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And the Oscar Went To (#86-92)

And the Oscar Went To (#86-92)

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Film Streak
And the Oscar Went To (#86-92)
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This week the streak looks at some past Oscar winners for Best Picture, including:

3:25 – The Apartment (1960),
9:33 – Tom Jones (1963),
13:31 – In the Heat of the Night (1967),
20:36 – Ordinary People (1980),
30:21 – Chicago (2002),
36:41 – The Artist (2011),
43:42 – CODA (2021)

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The Bitter Youth (#79-85)

The Bitter Youth (#79-85)

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Film Streak
The Bitter Youth (#79-85)
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The streak looks at stories of obsession, violence, trauma, drugs, crime and other time-honored traditions of youth in:

1:23 – The Batman (2022),
13:01 – American Animals (2018),
20:53 – The Wave (2019),
27:02 – M.F.A. (2017),
34:44 – Nocturne (2020),
39:33 – Voyagers (2021),
43:50 – Cherry (2021)

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Pay What You Owe (#72-78)

Pay What You Owe (#72-78)

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Film Streak
Pay What You Owe (#72-78)
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This week on the streak we see what goes down when the piper comes calling in:

1:35 – Buffaloed (2019),
6:13 – 99 Homes (2014),
11:30 – Kill the Irishman (2011),
15:36 – A Hologram for the King (2016),
22:16 – Collection (2021),
28:35 – The Debt Collector (1999),
34:11 – The Ringer(2005)

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Cold Cold World (#65-71)

Cold Cold World (#65-71)

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Film Streak
Cold Cold World (#65-71)
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This week the streak turns to current events with a look at history and the people of Ukraine on film, including:

2:21 – Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom (2015),
7:03 – Earth (1930),
12:38 – Mr. Jones (2019),
18:44 – No Place on Earth (2012),
23:10 – Azure Dust (2016),
31:45 – Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine (2017),
41:18 – Cyborgs: Heroes Never Die (2017)

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Roots and Culture (#58-64)

Roots and Culture (#58-64)

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Roots and Culture (#58-64)
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This week on the streak is all about maximum righteousness and understanding exploring reggae music in film, including:

1:55 – The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry (2008),
8:15 – The Harder They Come (1972),
13:55 – Rockers (1978),
19:22 – Babylon (1980),
29:02 – Reggae in Babylon (1978),
35:55 – The Story of Lovers Rock (2011),
42:45 – Yardie (2018)

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Sounds of the Soul (#51-57)

Sounds of the Soul (#51-57)

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Sounds of the Soul (#51-57)
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This week’s streak looks at the soulful musical stylings of legendary soul, blues and funk artists in:

1:20 – Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021),
7:05 – Miss Sharon Jones! (2015),
16:04 – Muscle Shoals (2013),
24:38 – Thunder Soul (2010),
36:12 – Hitsville: The Making of Motown (2019),
42:14 – Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002),
48:17 – Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

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