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The Film Philosophy Show

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FPS 101 - Abe's Tomb: The Movie

Saturday, 05 May 2012 07:16
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Film Philosophy continues with its first movie from the 21st century! Can a cast and crew of amateurs in some guy's basement pull off an appealing action extravaganza, or will their shoestring budget suck the life from the story? Alex weighs the strengths and weaknesses of home-made cinema with the highly unusual 2007 vampire epic, "Abe's Tomb." Produced, edited, written, and hosted by Alex Lane.


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FPS - A Prologue

Saturday, 05 May 2012 06:52
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The Film Philosophy Show is back with all-new episodes, but what has our hero been up to the past six months? It seems not even he knows! Get a small taste of things to come in this, the prelude to the first "real" season of The Film Philosophy Show.

Produced, edited, written, and hosted by Alex Lane.


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FPS 007 - The Impossible Kid

Saturday, 05 May 2012 06:49
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Can the world's shortest actor also be the world's toughest action hero? Alex investigates whether badass things come in small packages, with 1982's "The Impossible Kid."
 
Produced, edited, written, and hosted by Alex Lane.

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FPS 006 - Terror of Tiny Town

Saturday, 05 May 2012 03:51
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Are small actors destined to always play small parts, or can a movie be made that lets you forget how diminutive the actors are? Alex hits leather, challenges a fictional character to a duel, and makes some shocking discoveries, with 1938's "The Terror of Tiny Town."

Produced, edited, written, and hosted by Alex Lane


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FPS 005 - Bailout

Saturday, 05 May 2012 03:47
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Back from the drive-in, Alex continues to ponder the way that movies, and characters, are packaged and delivered to the audience, with the 1990 direct-to-video David Hasselhoff vehicle, "Bailout," the first Film Philosophy movie to star actors you might have actually heard of!

Produced, edited, written, and hosted by Alex Lane


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FPS 004 - Drive-In Massacre

Saturday, 05 May 2012 03:35
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When the fictional setting and real-life venue are the same, can the two inform each other to a movie's benefit? Alex changes up his own venue to find out, with 1977's "Drive-In Massacre."

Produced, edited, written, and hosted by Alex Lane


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FPS 003 - I Eat Your Skin

Thursday, 03 May 2012 04:42
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Can a schlocky drive-in feature replete with racism and sexism still deliver an accurate portrayal of the Voodoo religion? Dig into 1964's "I Eat Your Skin" to find out!
 
Produced, edited, written, & hosted by Alex Lane

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FPS 002 - Tiger Love

Wednesday, 25 April 2012 00:09
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Need a little romance in your life? ; Find it, and about six other genres, in the 1977 fiasco "Tiger Love."

Produced, edited, written, and hosted by Alex Lane

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About Us

Tanked Matinee is the place to go for good drinking movies. What do we mean by that? Simply speaking, we evaluate and recommend entertainment media based on how much fun it is to watch with friends on the sofa and a cold beer in hand.

Everyone knows "The Godfather" is a great movie, but is it as great to drink with as "Roadhouse?" We can appreciate "Citizen Kane" as a masterpiece of cinema, but is it as good a centerpiece for your party as "Santa Clause Conquers the Martians?"

Tanked Matinee appreciates film as art, but when you're kicking back on Friday night with a tall Rum & Coke, you're not looking for art, man, you want to be entertained. We're here to recommend the best movies for your night in, whether it's a big party, small get-together, or just a quiet night alone with a bottle of wine or three.

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