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No Excuses

A podcast where Mike Shutt and Jenny Nulf force each other to watch the movies and television shows they love which the other has not seen.
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Now displaying: January, 2019
Jan 28, 2019

Mike and Jenny are joined by Ryan Oliver from The Playlist Podcast to reminisce about the year that was 2018 in cinema, as they give their nominees and winners for the best of the year. From performance to cinematography to music, 2018 gave us so much cinematic excellence that is only right to present this excellence with what we dub the "Scusies". Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 23, 2019

Mike and Jenny arrive at what Mike considers the best film of the 2010s, Joel and Ethan Coen's tragicomedy masterpiece Inside Llewyn Davis. The discuss Oscar Isaac's brilliant performance, Bruno Delbonnel's stunning cinematography, whether or not the Coens are cruel to their characters, and how terrific all the music is. They also give you their first impressions on this year's Academy Award nominations. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 17, 2019

Mike and Jenny go back to the turn of the millennium (whether you consider it 2000 or 2001) to discuss Hou Hsiao-hsien's Millennium Mambo. They discuss their admiration of lead actress Shu Qi, the film's memory structure, the authenticity of an abusive relationship, and exciting camera framing. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 10, 2019

Mike and Jenny take a trip to 1885 to talk about Mike Leigh's Gilbert and Sullivan biopic Topsy-Turvy. They discuss Leigh's insane but brilliant creative process, the joy of period specific dialogue, the racism of The Mikado, and how well the film depicts how a piece of entertainment comes together. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 7, 2019

Mike and Jenny ring in the new year with their first episode of 2019 by looking back at a couple of new releases from December of 2018, Rob Marshall's musical sequel Mary Poppins Returns and Pawel Pawlikoowski's forbidden romance Cold War. They discuss the brilliance of Emily Blunt, the benefits and hinderances to holding back information from the audience, the wacky Golden Globe winners, and heap praise on the charming new Broadway musical The Prom. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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