Double Edged Double Bill
116: Brother By Night

116: Brother By Night

July 21, 2020

Break out the tommy guns for Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani! This week, your Double Edged Double Bill hosts are running the table on gangster films. First, Takeshi Kitano becomes the Japanese mobster king of L.A. in the good pick Brother. Then, Ben Affleck snuggly fits into 30s era mobster clothes in the bad pick Live By Night. Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. How accurate is Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift to the life in Japan? Can Ben Affleck bounce back yet again? What two films will they choose for next week's episode on Jack Nicholson? Well, kick off those cement shoes and listen along with the fishes to find out!

 

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115: Kathryn Bigelow Gets to the Point Break at Zero Dark Thirty

115: Kathryn Bigelow Gets to the Point Break at Zero Dark Thirty

July 14, 2020

Grab your surfboards and hang ten with Double Edged Double Bill! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani take a look at two films from eclectic director Kathryn Bigelow. First, Thomas' good pick of Point Break in which Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze have a sweaty action packed bromance on the beach. Then, Adam's bad pick of Zero Dark Thirty that has Jessica Chastain hunt down Osama Bin Laden in true procedural fashion. Together, our duo answers the important questions. Is Gary Busey ever really acting? Does every Italian watch The Sopranos? Which films will be chosen for next week's episode on gangster films? Well put on your presidential mask of choice and snatch up this episode to find out!

 

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114: The Vast of Night Smells Fowl In 2020

114: The Vast of Night Smells Fowl In 2020

July 7, 2020

So, 2020 is a very odd year. Still, it's worth a Double Edged Double Bill! Adam and Thomas take a look at two films from the weird COVID affected release schedule. First, the fantasy blockbuster that Disney is hiding under their streaming rug known as Artemis Fowl. Then, a microbudget alien invasion story in a 1950s small town from Amazon Prime known as The Vast of Night. Together, our duo answers some big questions. Is Thomas actually Olaf The Snowman? Do aliens rub off fingerprints after an invasion? What two films will they choose for the Kathryn Bigelow episode? Well, unhinge your jaw and dig deep into this week's show to find out!

 

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113: E.T. Lands in Casablanca

113: E.T. Lands in Casablanca

June 30, 2020

With July 4th fast approaching, Double Edged Double Bill is looking at films on the American Film Institute's Top 100 Movies List! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani bring along returning extra terrestrial guest Kaycee Jarrard to discuss two classic films and whether or not they deserve their stature within the AFI's list. First, Thomas hails the classic adventure, thrills & romance on display in the good pick Casablanca. Then, Adam rages on about his highly controversial bad pick E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. Together, our trio answers crucial questions. Is Humphrey Bogart a fashion icon? What new sound effect from Ben Burtt does Adam have up his sleeve? Which two films will be chosen for next week's episode on the films of 2020 so far? Well, grab your letters of transit and get ready to phone home as we find the answers out on the episode!

 

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112: Saturday Night Live Presents Skeleton Twins of Disguise

112: Saturday Night Live Presents Skeleton Twins of Disguise

June 23, 2020

Live from New York, it's Double Edged Double Bill! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani discuss two Saturday Night Live cast member vehicles! First, Bill Hader & Kristen Wiig deliver laughs while stretching their dramatic muscles in The Skeleton Twins! Then, Dana Carvey hops on the Austin Powers train while doing a bunch of impressions in Master of Disguise! Together, our duo answers crucial questions. Are Sundance indies all that independent? Does Dana Carvey have an off switch? Which films will they choose for next week's episode on the AFI Top 100 Movies List? Well, nothing's gonna stop you from cueing up our episode and lip syncing along with us to find out!

 

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111: The Wachowskis Are Bound for Jupiter

111: The Wachowskis Are Bound for Jupiter

June 16, 2020

Directors Lana and Lilly Wachowski have made highly divisive films, which makes for a great Double Edged Double Bill! For Pride Month, hosts Adam and Thomas are dissecting about two films from these highly ambitious trans filmmakers! First, The Wachwoskis' groundbreaking lesbian crime thriller directorial debut Bound serves as the good pick. Then, their exposition heavy sci-fi epic Jupiter Ascending serves as the bad pick. Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. How did Bound prepare us for The Wachowskis' later work? What exactly is Eddie Redmayne on? Which films will be chosen for next week's episode on SNL cast member vehicles? Well, hop into your rocket boots and glide toward the episode to find out!

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110: Angela Bassett Asks What’s A Vampire Got To Do With It

110: Angela Bassett Asks What’s A Vampire Got To Do With It

June 11, 2020

Double Edged Double Bill sings the proud praises of Angela Bassett! Adam and Thomas dive into two films from the underrated actress' filmography. First, What's Love Got To Do With It shows off Bassett's ability to capture Tina Turner's essence even if she doesn't sing. Then, Vampire In Brooklyn features Angela giving it her all even as Eddie Murphy wants to be spooky while Wes Craven wants to be funny. Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. Where is Bassett's Aunty Entity cosplay? Is Vampire In Brooklyn merely elaborate makeup test footage? What two films will be chosen for next week's episode about The Wachowskis? Well, dig your vampire fangs into this week's episode and find out!

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109: Head Western for a Bloodrayne Soaked Tombstone

109: Head Western for a Bloodrayne Soaked Tombstone

June 4, 2020

Double Edged Double Bill is going west! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani rustle up a double feature of western films alongside returning guest Lance Langford of The Horror Returns and Saddle Up podcasts! First, our hosts contend with their first - and hopefully last - film from Uwe Boll Bloodrayne II: Deliverance. Then, the show welcomes back Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer & every other actor alive in 1993 for Tombstone. Together, our trio answers some crucial questions. Is Uwe Boll worth the fuss? Who is "The Huckleberry" of the podcast? What films will be chosen for our next episode on Angela Bassett? Well, lasso up some vampiric varmints and tune in to find out!

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108: No Retreat From the Fist of Legend

108: No Retreat From the Fist of Legend

May 26, 2020

Master Adam Thomas is training sensei Thomas Mariani in the ancient techniques of martial arts cinema! Joining in the fight between good and bad martial arts films is legendary warrior Shakyl Lambert. First, Jet Li steps into the mighty shoes of Bruce Lee for the historical epic Fist of Legend. Then, Jean-Claude Van Damme splits his way into a so-bad-it's-good classic with No Retreat No Surrender. Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. Is Jet Li able to fight a wall? Why does the ghost of Bruce Lee look nothing like Bruce Lee? What films will be chosen for next week's episode on westerns? Well, punch right through the walls of our dojo to find out! 

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107: The Cat In the Hat Knows Paddington 2 Is All That

107: The Cat In the Hat Knows Paddington 2 Is All That

May 19, 2020

This week, Double Edged Double Bill looks at the world of live action family films! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani welcome guest Emily Slade of Why This Film Podcast to talk about two films in which a furry creature barges into people's lives. First, The Cat In The Hat shows the negative side effects of this as a feline Mike Myers monster gives two children nightmares. Then, Paddington 2 features a charming bear who brings joy to every stiff upper lips in Britain. Together, our trio answer very crucial questions. Do Dr. Seuss stories work as films? Who would be the faces on British Mount Rushmore? What films will they choose for next week's episode on martial arts films? Well dig deep into our hat and find out what we have to say about that!

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