The Prestige

The Prestige

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A podcast for cinephiles of all stripes. Join Rob…


4.28 - THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (2012) & Hopeful Realism
May 18 • 40 min
This week, in a change to the film we had been going to feature, it’s Emma Watson’s 2012 (post-HP) breakout role
CRIMSON PEAK (2015) & The Gothic
Mar 9 • 35 min
With Sam off being a dad, Rob ropes in some guest hosts, this week Naomi from Power Word Roll talking up a storm about the gothic horror/love story, Crimson Peak
4.27 - ST TRINIANS (2007) & Unity
Feb 24 • 33 min
This week’s film is the 2007 re-boot of the anarchic ST. TRINIAN’S franchise.
4.26 - MEAN GIRLS (2004) & Limits
Feb 10 • 30 min
4.25 - 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU (1999) and Fun
Jan 20 • 34 min
Top 5 Of The 2010s
Dec 30, 2019 • 39 min
4.24 - THE CRAFT (1996) & Bullying
Dec 23, 2019 • 36 min
4.23 - DAZED AND CONFUSED (1993) & Coming of Age
Dec 10, 2019 • 34 min
4.22 - DEAD POETS SOCIETY (1989) and Poetry
Nov 24, 2019 • 33 min
4.21 - THE BREAKFAST CLUB (1985) and Endings (or Not)
Nov 10, 2019 • 34 min
4.20 - WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (2014) and Reality
Oct 30, 2019 • 30 min
4.19 - TWILIGHT (2008) and Female Autonomy
Oct 6, 2019 • 40 min
4.18 - BLADE (1998) and The Oppressed
Sep 23, 2019 • 40 min
4.17 - VAMPIRE’S KISS (1988) and Parasitism
Sep 8, 2019 • 30 min
4.16 - GANJA & HESS (1973) and Ecstasy
Aug 25, 2019 • 34 min
4.15 - BLACK SABBATH (1963) and Control
Aug 11, 2019 • 32 min
4.14 - CURSE OF THE UNDEAD (1959) and Genre Fusion
Jul 28, 2019 • 25 min
4.13 - RETURN OF THE VAMPIRE (1943) and Disease
Jul 15, 2019 • 26 min
4.12 - DRACULA (1931) and Abstraction
Jul 1, 2019 • 27 min
4.11 - NOSFERATU and Longing
Jun 17, 2019 • 33 min
4.10 - THE RAID (2011) and the Visceral
May 27, 2019 • 33 min
4.9 - DISTRICT 13 (2004) and Freedom
May 12, 2019 • 30 min
4.8 - THE LEGEND OF DRUNKEN MASTER (1994) and Comedy Action
Apr 23, 2019 • 29 min
4.7 - THE KARATE KID (1984) and Belonging
Apr 9, 2019 • 30 min
4.6 - ENTER THE DRAGON (1973) and Strength
Mar 25, 2019 • 30 min
4.5 - COME DRINK WITH ME (1966) and War
Mar 12, 2019 • 30 min
4.4 - SAMURAI SAGA (1959) and Drama
Feb 24, 2019 • 29 min
4.3 - SUGATA SANSHIRO (1943) and Perspective
Feb 11, 2019 • 32 min
4.2 - JIROKICHI THE RAT (1931) and Editing
Jan 28, 2019 • 26 min
4.1 - OROCHI and Futility
Jan 15, 2019 • 29 min
Best Of 2018
Jan 3, 2019 • 24 min
Prestige Playoff - Round 2
Dec 16, 2018 • 76 min
Prestige Playoff - Round 1
Nov 28, 2018 • 77 min
Prestige Playoff - Introduction
Nov 13, 2018 • 3 min
3.48 - FAMILY PLOT and Reinvention
Nov 5, 2018 • 29 min
3.47 - VERTIGO and Obsession
Oct 29, 2018 • 30 min
3.46 - ROPE and Intensity
Oct 17, 2018 • 30 min
3.45 - THE PLEASURE GARDEN and Transgression
Oct 1, 2018 • 29 min
3.43 - THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL and Nesting
Sep 3, 2018 • 37 min
3.42 - THE LIFE AQUATIC OF STEVE ZISSOU and Fatherhood
Aug 8, 2018 • 34 min
3.41 - BOTTLE ROCKET and Innocence
Jul 23, 2018 • 32 min
3.40 - FREE FIRE and Space
Jul 9, 2018 • 30 min
3.39 - A FIELD IN ENGLAND and Psychedelia
Jul 3, 2018 • 31 min
3.38 - KILL LIST (2011) and Ritual Punishment
Jun 19, 2018 • 36 min
3.37 - DOWN TERRACE (2009) and Family
Jun 12, 2018 • 34 min
3.36 - THE GREAT GATSBY (2013) and Decadence
Jun 3, 2018 • 35 min
3.35 - AUSTRALIA (2008) and Epic
May 27, 2018 • 33 min
3.34 - ROMEO + JULIET and Playfulness
May 22, 2018 • 31 min
3.33 - STRICTLY BALLROOM and Convention
May 14, 2018 • 27 min
3.32 - THE BEGUILED (2017) and Gendered Values
May 7, 2018 • 31 min
3.31 - MARIE ANTOINETTE (2006) and Anarchy
May 1, 2018 • 30 min
3.30 - LOST IN TRANSLATION and Benign Isolation
Apr 24, 2018 • 32 min
3.29 - THE VIRGIN SUICIDES and Teenage Memory
Apr 16, 2018 • 32 min
3.28 - THE SLIPPER AND THE ROSE (1976) and Class
Apr 9, 2018 • 36 min
Films Of Our Lives
Apr 2, 2018 • 28 min
3.27 - THE NEON DEMON and Beauty/Consumption
Mar 26, 2018 • 23 min
3.26 - DRIVE and Tension
Mar 19, 2018 • 31 min
3.25 - VALHALLA RISING and Answers
Mar 11, 2018 • 27 min
3.24 - PUSHER and Consumerism
Mar 5, 2018 • 31 min
3.23 - CHI-RAQ and Violence
Feb 26, 2018 • 28 min
3.22 - BAMBOOZLED (2000) & Satire
Feb 20, 2018 • 33 min
3.21 - DO THE RIGHT THING (1989) & Morality
Feb 11, 2018 • 36 min
3.20 - SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT (1986) & Choice
Feb 6, 2018 • 31 min
3.19 - BIRDMAN (2014) & Renown
Jan 29, 2018 • 35 min
3.18 - BABEL (2006) & (Mis)Communication
Jan 22, 2018 • 32 min
3.17 - 21 GRAMS (2003), Change, & Grief
Jan 14, 2018 • 37 min
3.16 - AMORES PERROS (2000) & Violence
Jan 7, 2018 • 32 min
3.15 - REVIEW OF 2017
Jan 1, 2018 • 34 min
3.14 - LOVE ACTUALLY (2003) & Romance
Dec 24, 2017 • 32 min
3.13 - HOOK (1991) & Childhood
Nov 13, 2017 • 31 min
3.12 - VERONICA GUERIN (2003) & Fear
Oct 29, 2017 • 32 min
3.11 - 8MM (1999) & Voyeurism
Oct 23, 2017 • 33 min
3.10 - FALLING DOWN (1993) and America
Oct 17, 2017 • 36 min
3.9 - THE LOST BOYS (1987) & Subcultures
Oct 9, 2017 • 31 min
3.8 - DODES’KA-DEN (1970) & Dreams
Oct 2, 2017 • 30 min
3.7 - SEVEN SAMURAI (1954) & Class
Sep 25, 2017 • 32 min
3.6 - RASHOMON (1950) & Storytelling
Sep 17, 2017 • 35 min
3.5 - DRUNKEN ANGEL (1948) & Disease
Sep 14, 2017 • 30 min
3.4 - THE HURT LOCKER (2008) & Individualism
Sep 4, 2017 • 37 min
ZERO DARK THIRTY (2012) & The Other
Aug 28, 2017 • 29 min
3.3 - K-19: THE WIDOWMAKER (2002) & Camaraderie
Aug 20, 2017 • 27 min
3.2 - THE WEIGHT OF WATER (2000) & The Past
Aug 14, 2017 • 30 min
3.1 - POINT BREAK (1991) & The Female Gaze
Aug 7, 2017 • 34 min
2.49 - 100 - THE PRESTIGE (2006) & Misdirection
Jul 24, 2017 • 29 min
2.48 - THE RETURN OF THE KING (2003) & Openendedness
Jul 11, 2017 • 29 min
2.47 - THE TWO TOWERS (2002) & Loyalty
Jul 3, 2017 • 29 min
2.46 - THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (2001) & Industrialisation
Jun 30, 2017 • 30 min
2.45 - WAYNE’S WORLD 2 (1993) & Pastiche
Jun 20, 2017 • 32 min
2.44 - WAYNE’S WORLD (1992) & The Fourth Wall
Jun 13, 2017 • 30 min
2.43 - THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (2012) & The 1%
Jun 5, 2017 • 31 min
2.42 - THE DARK KNIGHT (2008) & Ordered Disorder
May 28, 2017 • 26 min
2.41 - BATMAN BEGINS (2005) & Fear
May 23, 2017 • 33 min
KAIJU! - KING KONG Died For Your Sins
May 14, 2017 • 3 min
2.40 - BATMAN AND ROBIN (1997) & Control
May 8, 2017 • 31 min
2.39 - BATMAN FOREVER (1995) & Addiction
May 2, 2017 • 29 min
2.38 - BATMAN RETURNS (1992) & Power
Apr 26, 2017 • 30 min
2.37 - BATMAN (1989) & Duality
Apr 17, 2017 • 25 min
2.36 - BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III (1990) & Homage
Apr 11, 2017 • 30 min
2.35 - BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II (1989) & Re-Establishing
Apr 4, 2017 • 33 min
2.34 - BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985) & History
Mar 28, 2017 • 35 min
2.33 - BEFORE MIDNIGHT (2013) & Change
Mar 20, 2017 • 34 min
2.32 - BEFORE SUNSET (2004) & Memory
Mar 14, 2017 • 32 min
2.31 - BEFORE SUNRISE (1995) & Time
Mar 6, 2017 • 29 min
2.30 - HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART TWO (2011) & Death
Feb 27, 2017 • 37 min
2.29 - HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART ONE (2010) & Friendship
Feb 20, 2017 • 32 min
2.28 - HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (2009) & Desecration
Feb 13, 2017 • 28 min
2.27 - HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX (2007) & Alternative Facts
Feb 6, 2017 • 32 min
2.26 - HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE (2005) & Transition
Feb 1, 2017 • 27 min
2.25 - HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN (2004) & Transformation
Jan 24, 2017 • 32 min
2.24 - HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS (2002) & Purity
Jan 16, 2017 • 34 min
2.23 - HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE (2001) & Introductions
Jan 10, 2017 • 30 min
2.22 - 2016 - Review Of The Year
Dec 31, 2016 • 30 min
2.21 - ALIEN: RESURRECTION (1997) and Captivity
Dec 17, 2016 • 29 min
2.20 - ALIEN3 (1992) & Sacrifice
Nov 27, 2016 • 34 min
2.19 - ALIENS (1986) & Gender
Nov 22, 2016 • 32 min
2.18 - ALIEN (1979) & The Thriller
Nov 13, 2016 • 30 min
2.17 - EVIL DEAD (2013) & Supernatural Memes
Nov 7, 2016 • 30 min
2.16 - ARMY OF DARKNESS (1992) & Genre Mashup
Oct 31, 2016 • 30 min
2.15 - EVIL DEAD II (1987) & Comedy
Oct 24, 2016 • 29 min
2.14 - THE EVIL DEAD (1981) & The Unknown
Oct 24, 2016 • 30 min
2.13 - THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS (2003) & Choice
Oct 10, 2016 • 29 min
2.12 - THE MATRIX RELOADED (2003) & Free Will
Oct 3, 2016 • 28 min
2.11 - THE MATRIX (1999) & Spectacle
Sep 26, 2016 • 31 min
Reviews with Friends II: 21 Years of SE7EN
Sep 19, 2016 • 28 min
2.10 - JASON BOURNE (2016) & the Mainstream
Sep 12, 2016 • 28 min
2.9 - THE BOURNE LEGACY (2012) & New Starts
Sep 5, 2016 • 31 min
2.8 - THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM (2007) & Tonal Shifts
Aug 29, 2016 • 30 min
2.7 - THE BOURNE SUPREMACY (2004) & The Art of the Sequel (II)
Aug 22, 2016 • 33 min
2.6 - THE BOURNE IDENTITY (2002) & Amnesia
Aug 9, 2016 • 28 min
2.5 - INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL (2008) &Reality
Aug 4, 2016 • 34 min
2.4 - INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (1989) & Myth-Making (II)
Jul 29, 2016 • 39 min
2.3 - INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM (1984) & Orientalism
Jul 5, 2016 • 30 min
2.2 - INDIANA JONES AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981) & Adventure
Jun 29, 2016 • 31 min
2.1 - BLUES BROTHERS 2000 (1998) & Change
Jun 23, 2016 • 29 min
1.50 - THE BLUES BROTHERS (1980) & Pop Culture Musicals
Jun 13, 2016 • 31 min
1.49 - JOHN DIES AT THE END (2012) & Meta
Jun 1, 2016 • 26 min
1.48 - BIG HERO 6 (2014) & Loss
May 18, 2016 • 31 min
1.47 - THE ASSASSIN (2015) & Cultural Tourism
May 3, 2016 • 30 min
1.46 - SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991) & Transformation
Apr 19, 2016 • 31 min
1.45 - GOOD WILL HUNTING (1997) & Mentors
Apr 16, 2016 • 30 min
1.44 - BOOK OF ELI (2010) & Religion
Apr 5, 2016 • 34 min
1.43 - Small Batch - BATMAN V SUPERMAN (2016)
Mar 30, 2016 • 17 min
1.42 - ZODIAC (2007) & Reality
Mar 16, 2016 • 30 min
1.41 - SCREAM (1996) & Meta-Text
Mar 2, 2016 • 32 min
1.40 - FOXCATCHER (2014) & Nostalgia (II)
Feb 24, 2016 • 36 min
1.39 - BRICK (2005) & Film Noir
Feb 9, 2016 • 32 min
1.38 - LONE RANGER (2013) & Racism
Feb 6, 2016 • 27 min
1.37 - SILENT RUNNING (1972) & Ecology
Jan 26, 2016 • 32 min
1.36 - WHIPLASH (2014) & Myth-Making
Jan 19, 2016 • 36 min
1.35 - STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (2015) & Belated Sequels
Jan 11, 2016 • 29 min
1.34 - Top 5 Films Of 2015
Jan 4, 2016 • 24 min
1.33 - IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) & ‘The Christmas Film’
Dec 23, 2015 • 29 min
1.32 - GO (1999) & The Para-Christmas Film
Dec 22, 2015 • 31 min
1.31 - HOME ALONE (1990) & Family
Dec 7, 2015 • 29 min
1.30 - THE MYTH OF THE AMERICAN SLEEPOVER (2010) & Adolescence
Dec 1, 2015 • 29 min
1.29 - BEASTS OF NO NATION (2015) & Youth
Nov 23, 2015 • 33 min
1.28 - ZOMBI 2 (1979) & Schlock Colonisation
Nov 7, 2015 • 30 min
1.27 - Small Batch - SPECTRE (2015)
Nov 4, 2015 • 17 min
1.26 - THE BABADOOK (2014) & Trauma
Oct 27, 2015 • 30 min
1.25 - THE MARTIAN (2015), Science, & Solo Survival
Oct 27, 2015 • 35 min
1.24 - GIRL, INTERRUPTED (1999) & Mental Health
Oct 13, 2015 • 32 min
1.23 - THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010) & Truth
Sep 29, 2015 • 36 min
1.22 - SEXY BEAST (2000) & Crime
Sep 22, 2015 • 30 min
1.21 - HIGH FIDELITY (2000) & Pop Culture Soundtracks
Sep 15, 2015 • 31 min
1.20 - Small Batch: TRAINWRECK (2015)
Sep 7, 2015 • 12 min
1.19 - WORLD WAR Z (2013) & Invasion
Sep 3, 2015 • 35 min
1.18 - BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD (2012) & Childhood
Aug 25, 2015 • 33 min
1.17 - LOOPER (2012) & Sci-Fi
Aug 18, 2015 • 38 min
1.16 - STATION AGENT (2003) & Isolation
Aug 11, 2015 • 35 min
1.15 - INSIDE OUT (2015) & Stereotypes
Aug 4, 2015 • 31 min
1.14 - ANTMAN (2015) & Origin Stories
Jul 27, 2015 • 33 min
1.13 - THE MONUMENTS MEN (2014) & Ownership
Jul 20, 2015 • 37 min
1.12 - DEAR WENDY (2005) & American Imperialism
Jul 13, 2015 • 33 min
1.11 - FLIGHT (2012) & Addiction
Jul 6, 2015 • 32 min
Reviews With Friends I
Jun 29, 2015 • 23 min
1.9 - JURASSIC WORLD (2015) & Nostalgia
Jun 21, 2015 • 35 min
1.8 - THE APARTMENT (1960) And Endings
Jun 14, 2015 • 33 min
1.7 - CLERKS (1994) & Slacker Cinema
Jun 7, 2015 • 34 min
1.6 - DIE HARD (1988) & Masculinity
May 31, 2015 • 33 min
1.5 - MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015) & Myth
May 24, 2015 • 30 min
1.4 - WARRIOR (2011) & Sports Films
May 17, 2015 • 29 min
1.3 - RESERVOIR DOGS (1991) & Tarantino
May 10, 2015 • 26 min
1.2 - ZERO DARK THIRTY (2012) & The Other
May 3, 2015 • 28 min
1.1 - AVENGERS 2 (2015) & The Art Of The Sequel
Apr 27, 2015 • 31 min