Double Edged Double Bill
199: Ip Man Fights Gotti for Redemption

199: Ip Man Fights Gotti for Redemption

March 8, 2022

Every week, Adam and Thomas choose two films from two good and two bad choices to be the subject of the following week's episode. However, with each new Double Edge Double Bill, more alt choices get tossed to the side. So, every year two unchosen films get a shot at redemption! First, Ip Man - Adam's alt good choice from our first martial arts films episode - gets a chance to show their fighting prowess. Then, Gotti - Thomas' alt bad choice from our John Travolta episode - proves that mob movies don't always go the way of Goodfellas! Together our heroes answer the crucial questions. What separates Donnie Yen from other martial arts titans? Can you trust a troll behind a keyboard? Which two films will they choose for next week's very special episode? Well, bite down on your fist and prepare for a fight to find out!

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198: Robert Pattinson Gives Us Maps to The Lighthouse

198: Robert Pattinson Gives Us Maps to The Lighthouse

March 1, 2022

While Robert Pattinson is set to fight many a costumed freak in The Batman, one mustn't forget that he's a freak in his own right. So, Adam, Thomas and returning guest Yonathan Habtemichael are here to celebrate fascinating freak and fantastic actor Robert Pattinson by dedicating an episode of Double Edged Double Bill to him! First, Pattinson weirdly plays the most normal character in David Cronenberg's insane Hollywood tale Maps to the Stars! Then, Willem Dafoe leads Pattinson into the mad world of being a wickie in The Lighthouse! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. How filthy can the film industry be on a metaphorical and literal level? Can a film full of farts be Shakesperian? Which two films will they choose for next week's annual redemption episode? Well, use your star map to locate this episode so you can crack it open like a lobster and listen to find out!

 

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197: Petey Wheatstraw, Smokey And the Bandit Drive Through 1977

197: Petey Wheatstraw, Smokey And the Bandit Drive Through 1977

February 22, 2022

Forty five years ago, cinema changed forever with the release of... the two films we're covering for Double Edged Double Bill! So, Adam and Thomas are looking back at the year 1977 in film with a double feature that has nothing to do with stars nor the wars going on between them. First, Burt Reynolds, his moustache and Sally Field drive across the southern United States with the precious cargo that is Coors in Smokey and the Bandit! Then, Rudy Ray Moore makes a deal with the devil to seek vengeance and make bizarre faces in Petey Wheatstraw! Together, our duo answer the crucial questions. What is the line between intentional and unintentional comedy? How did CB radio culture become a thing? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on Robert Pattinson? Well, grab your cane infused with the powers of Satan and hop in your TransAm so you can listen to find out!

 

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196: Adventure Leads Our Master & Commander Into the Sahara

196: Adventure Leads Our Master & Commander Into the Sahara

February 15, 2022

Adventure is calling and Double Edged Double Bill stepping into the great unknown! Given Sony is finally releasing the Uncharted movie, Adam and Thomas are covering two adventure films with the help of special guest Jael Peralta! First, Matthew McConaughey gets sandy as he fights warlords and Bond villains while hunting for treasure in the overstuffed Sahara! Then, Russell Crowe & Paul Bettany lead a crew of men on the high seas in Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. What is the star appeal of Matthew McConaughey? Do dudes rock? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on the films of 1977? Well, hoist your sails and shield your eyes from solar flares while you listen to find out!

 

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195: Historical Romances Have the Sense & Sensibility To Not Catch Tulip Fever

195: Historical Romances Have the Sense & Sensibility To Not Catch Tulip Fever

February 8, 2022

Given Valentine's Day is around the corner, Double Edged Double Bill is getting a bit romantic. So, Thomas - while deeply missing his dashing co-host - welcomes special guest Manish Mathur of It Pod to Be You to discuss two historical romance films to get into the holiday spirit! First, an infamous monster of Hollywood ends his career on the laughable disaster that is Tulip Fever! Then, Ang Lee brings a quiet beauty to a Jane Austen classic with Sense & Sensibility! Together, our heroes answer the crucial questions. How bewitching can sideburns be? Are nuns secretly running a tulip mafia? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on adventure films? Well, put down that book of poetry you're reading and that tulip you've been sniffing so you can listen to find out!

 

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194: Regina King Is Down To Earth for One Night In Miami

194: Regina King Is Down To Earth for One Night In Miami

February 1, 2022
Regina King is an all star performer who has been working on screens big and small for decades. So, she more than deserves to get the Double Edged Double Bill treatment! First, King tries to find chemistry with a resurrected Chris Rock in an elderly rich white man's body in Down to Earth! Then, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke converse about the stakes of black America in 1964 for Regina King's directorial debut One Night in Miami! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. Can Chris Rock lead a film? How well does Regina King do on her first directorial outing? Which two films will they discuss on next week's Valentine's Day episode all about historical romances? Well, grab a non-vanilla ice cream flavor to eat in your newly inhabited body while you listen to find out!
 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! The music for our show is provided by Chris Oliver! We’re a proud member of the Talk Film Society Podcast Network!

193: Disaster Films Cause a Geostorm to Rage Over Cloverfield

193: Disaster Films Cause a Geostorm to Rage Over Cloverfield

January 25, 2022

Disaster films aren't as common anymore. Shocker that a modern world plagued by daily chaos wouldn't flock to disasters for their escapist entertainment. Still, Adam and Thomas are running straight into the disaster genre in anticipation of Roland Emmerich's Moonfall! First, Emmerich's partner in crime Dean Devlin unleashes various catastrophic weather events & regretful cast members in Geostorm! Then, a giant monster causes massive metropolitan destruction from a found footage POV in Cloverfield! Together, our heroes answer all the crucial questions. What is the appeal of Gerard Butler? Will gas station pump TVs be the new cinematic format? Which films will they cover on next week's episode about Regina King? Well, grab your DV cams and dodge those frozen seagulls so you can tune in to find out!

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! The music for our show is provided by Chris Oliver! We’re a proud member of the Talk Film Society Podcast Network!

192: January Unleashes The Grey & Movie 43 Upon Us

192: January Unleashes The Grey & Movie 43 Upon Us

January 18, 2022

January is known as a dump month for film releases. Is such a reputation justified? Well, Adam and Thomas will be the judge of that as they give January releases the Double Edged Double Bill treatment. First, Liam Neeson and a group of plane crash survivors try to make it past hungry wolves and the elements in The Grey! Then, Peter Farrelly tricks a bunch of acclaimed actors into doing horribly unfunny sketches for Movie 43! Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. Does Liam Neeson love eCards? Can sketch comedy work at feature length? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode about disaster films? Well, howl at the moon and avoid Peter Farrelly's calls so you can listen to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! The music for our show is provided by Chris Oliver! We’re a proud member of the Talk Film Society Podcast Network!

191: Wes Craven Introduces Us to His Deadly Friend Under The Stairs

191: Wes Craven Introduces Us to His Deadly Friend Under The Stairs

January 11, 2022

As we all prepare to Scream once again, it's time to revisit the works of Ghostface's creator. Adam and Thomas celebrate the career of the late & great Wes Craven with the help of special guest Erin Brady! First, we venture to the dark side of inner city landlords with People Under the Stairs! Then, Short Circuit and A Nightmare on Elm Street are mashed together in the bizarre aberration that is Deadly Friend! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. Which modern star is secretly in People Under the Stairs? How deadly can a basketball be? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on January releases? Well, sit back & listen in to find out the answers and hear about a BIG announcement for the show!

 

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190: William Shakespeare Prepares a Throne of Blood for Romeo Who Must Die

190: William Shakespeare Prepares a Throne of Blood for Romeo Who Must Die

January 4, 2022

William Shakespeare is one of the most celebrated writers in history. Honestly, it's hard to quantify his influence on art in general over the last several hundred years, let alone on film in particular. However, Adam and Thomas are focusing in on two very different Shakespeare film adaptations in honor of Joel Coen's The Tragedy of MacBeth. First, Jet Li flies through a classic Shakespeare tale via wire fu in Romeo Must Die! Then, Akira Kurosawa adapts Shakespeare's MacBeth to feudal Japan in Throne of Blood! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. What is the title of the unreleased Shakespeare sequel? Who is the classic Nickelodeon game show host that should've popped up in Romeo Must Die? Which film will they choose for next week's episode on Wes Craven? Well, kick your way through the samurai ghosts of your past to find out!

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! The music for our show is provided by Chris Oliver! We’re a proud member of the ESO Network, alongside other great shows like Earth Station One! Buy merchandise with our logo or other logos now at The ESO Network Tee Public Store!

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