Category Archives: Movies

Vok 739: The Movie Passport #8 – Brazilian Cinema


Olá! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Matt (Blu3arm05), and Alex (Lucky Charms) travel to the country of Brazil to discuss the following films:

9:52 – City of God / Cidade de Deus (Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund, 2002)
35:47 – Elite Squad / Tropa de Elite (José Padilha, 2007)
1:04:19 – Central Station / Central do Brasil (Walter Salles, 1998)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 734: The Movie Passport #7 – Danish Cinema


God morgen! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), and Bina (Bina007) travel to the country of Denmark to discuss the following films:

11:38 – Flickering Lights / Blinkende Lygter (Anders Thomas Jensen, 2000)
34:08 – Another Round / Druk (Thomas Vinterberg, 2020)
56:01 – The Word / Ordet (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1955)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 696: The Movie Passport #6 – South African Cinema


Sawubona! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Bina (Bina007), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), and Jock (MunroJock2) travel to the country of South Africa to discuss the following films:

5:55 – District 9 (Neill Blomkamp, 2009)
28:59 – Spud (Donovan Marsh, 2010)
45:15 – Zulu (Cy Endfield, 1964)
1:04:15 – Tsotsi (Gavin Hood, 2005)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 689: A History of LGBT+ Movies (public lecture)


To celebrate LGBT+ Pride Month, Valkyrist explores the depiction of queer characters and issues throughout cinema history.

The presentation includes video clips from the following movies:
Morocco (Josef von Sternberg, 1930)
Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959)
The Boys in the Band (William Friedkin, 1970)
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Stephan Elliott, 1994)
Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, 2005)
Tangerine (Sean Baker, 2015)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
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VoK 685: The Movie Passport #5 – Nepali Cinema


Namaste! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Pukar (raptureatlas) and Tanja (scilens) travel to the country of Nepal to discuss the following films:

9:01 – White Sun / Seto Surya (Deepak Rauniyar, 2016)
40:53 – Soongava: Dance of the Orchids / Soongava (Subarna Thapa, 2012)
1:20:43 – Sherpa (Jennifer Peedom, 2015)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 676: Halloween Kills (Review)


Join Kevin/KevinPendragon (Discord) and Glen/Dagos_Rivers (Discord/Podcast of Ice and Fire Forums) as they discuss Halloween Kills. A movie that more than lives up to its name if not its predecessor.

Credits:
Edited by Kevin

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VoK 673: The Movie Passport #4 – Polish Cinema


Dobry dzień! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Alex (Lucky Charms), Bina (Bina007) and Matt (Blu3arm05) travel to the country of Poland to discuss the following films:

9:13 – Sewer / Kanal (Andrzej Wajda, 1957)
28:00 – Cold War / Zimna Wojna (Paweł Pawlikowski, 2018)
40:31 – The Painted Bird / Nabarvené Ptáče (Václav Marhoul, 2019)
1:04:55 – The Day of the Wacko / Dzień Świra (Marek Koterski, 2002)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 672: Creature Chat – Zombies



Just a Saturday morning chat about walking corpses.

Hosts:
Peter/Shellfish
Sara/DrBlood
Abby/Daceymormont
Zach/Alias
Matt/Varley
Duncan/Valkyrist
Kat/kitkathistory24601

Credits:
Edited by Peter/Shellfish

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VoK 669: The Movie Passport #3 – Argentine Cinema


Hola! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a new podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Tanja (Scilens), Bina (Bina007) and Pukar (raptureatlas) travel to the country of Argentina to discuss the following films:

6:12 – The Secret in their Eyes / El Secreto de sus Ojos (Juan José Campanella, 2009)
27:49 – Lion’s Den / Leonera (Pablo Trapero, 2008)
50:44 – Wild Tales / Relatos Salvajes (Damián Szifron, 2014)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VOK 668: What We Do in the Shadows



The Vassals review and discuss the What We Do in the Shadows series and film. Bat!

Hosts:
Peter/Shellfish
Zander/TheLordBaron
Sara/DrBlood
Abby/daceymormont
Jock/munrojock2
Tanja/scilens

Credits:
Edited by Peter/Shellfish

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VoK 666: Creature Chat – Demons



The Vassals delve deep into devilry, and hope to escape with their souls intact. Why is it goats?

Hosts:
Peter/Shellfish
Sara/DrBlood
Jock/munrojock2
Adam/drownedsnow
Zach/Alias
Kat/kitkathistory24601
Patrick/Ser Patrick the Tall

Credits:
Edited by Peter/Shellfish

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VoK 663: The Movie Passport #2 – Indonesian Cinema


Selamat pagi! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a new podcast series about world cinema. In this episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Silvana (silvaubrey), Matt (Blu3arm05) and Bina (Bina007) travel to the country of Indonesia to discuss the following films:

7:59 – Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts / Marlina Si Pembunuh dalam Empat Babak (Mouly Surya, 2017)
28:34 – The Raid / Serbuan Maut (Gareth Evans, 2011)
52:03 – The Act of Killing / Jagal (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012) & The Look of Silence / Senyap (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2014)
1:04:57 – The Dancer / Sang Penari (Ifa Isfansyah, 2011)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 656: The Movie Passport #1 – Scottish Cinema


Beannachdan! Welcome to The Movie Passport, a new podcast series about world cinema. In this inaugral episode, Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Jock (Munrojock2), and Bina (Bina007) travel to the country of Scotland to discuss the following films:

2:51 – Sunshine on Leith (Dexter Fletcher, 2013)
14:56 – Dog Soldiers (Neil Marshall, 2002)
22:23 – Red Road (Andrea Arnold, 2006)
37:36 – Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1996)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 655: Creature Chat – Werewolves



Absolute lunacy erupts as the Vassals come face to face with werewolves! Is the beauty of this beast more than skin-deep? Topics include the history of werewolf tales, possible inspirations, shapeshifters around the world, and general human-canine relations.

Hosts:
Peter/Shellfish
Sara/DrBlood
Abby/daceymormont
Adam/drownedsnow
Matt/Varley
Kit/kgcanary
Jock/munrojock2

Credits:
Edited by Peter/Shellfish

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VoK 647: Creature Chat — Vampires


Creature chat discusses vampires!

Hosts:
Peter/Shellfish
Zander/The Lord Baron
Sara/DrBlood
Jock/munrojock2
Abby/daceymormont
Matt/Varley
Patrick/Ser Patrick the Tall

Content Warning: This episode contains discussion and descriptions of sex and sexuality, bodily fluids, decaying corpses, murder, torture, animal distress, and very bad vampire impressions.

Credits:
Edited by Shellfish

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VoK 639: Creature Chat – Dragons



The Vassals convene to chat about magical reptiles of various shapes and sizes. So grab your ceiling wax and look out for sharkdoors.

Hosts:
Peter/Shellfish
Michal/inkasrain
Sara/DrBlood
Amber/amberrocks
Zander/The Lord Baron
Marie/Nymeria
Ben/King Jucio
Adam/drownedsnow

Credits:
Edited by Peter

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VOK 625 – Deadwood The Movie


Dissent! Dispute! Disagreement! Daggers at dawn! No not really. But the Vassals DO have vastly differing reactions to the Deadwood movie. Join Michael, Thomas, Dana and Bina as they wrap up their rewatch. Strong language and spoilers throughout.

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VoK 616 – Return Of The King Extended Edition Fan Rewatch Part 1


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The road goes ever on and on, down from the door where it began. Join the Vassals on their rewatch of the Extended Edition of The Return of the King. As the film is so long, they watch the pre-amble to the final battle, and leave as Gimli enters the Paths of the Dead (to the end of scene 33) and just before The Muster of Rohan.

Hosts: Bina007, Adam/DrownedSnow, Nadia, Matt/Varley, Alias/Zach and O.G of the M.E. Peter/Shellfish.

Spoilers for all things Tolkien duh.

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VOK 614: Two Towers EE Fan Watch


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Following on from our LOTR AltHistory discussion, the ReRead crew get together to watch the Extended Edition of The Two Towers. They ramble chat and occasionally offer insights into why Faramir is dreamy.

Hosts: Bina007, Adam/DrownedSnow, Nadia, Matt/Varley, Marie/Nymeria, MunroJock2 and O.G of the M.E. Peter/Shellfish.

Spoilers for all things Tolkien duh.

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VOK 613: The Fellowship Of The Ring Fan Watch


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Following on from our LOTR AltHistory discussion, the ReRead crew get together to watch the Extended Edition of Fellowship of the Ring. They ramble chat and occasionally offer insights on why Boromir is the most under-rated character in LOTR.

Hosts: Bina007, Adam/DrownedSnow, Nadia, Matt/Varley, Paul/Ser Dinner Roll and O.G of the M.E. Peter/Shellfish.

Spoilers for all things Tolkien duh.

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