Pantheon Plus – John Carpenter Month: The Thing

Jerome and Brian discuss one of John Carpenter’s most iconic and best movies, 1982’s The Thing. Not only is this an outstanding horror movie, it’s a great showcase for Kurt Russell and a stellar group of character actors. Hopefully, Jerome and Brian can recover from their own paranoid to finish this podcast.

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Pantheon Plus – John Carpenter Month: Assault on Precinct 13

Jerome and Brian begin John Carpenter month by discussing a very good 1976 film in Assault on Precinct 13. John Carpenter can direct and put together a great score! Who knew?

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Pantheon Plus: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Jerome and Brian end their discussion of Chadwick Boseman’s filmography by discussing his final live action performance. They also discuss the controversial 2021 Academy Awards and how some of the very themes of this film connect to currency events in the entertainment industry.

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Pantheon Plus: Da 5 Bloods

Jerome and Brian continue their discussion of specific movies from Chadwick Boseman’s filmography.

This week, they examine one of the best (and criminally underrated from an award’s standpoint) films of 2020, Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods. They discuss why Delroy Lindo is great and how eerie aspects of the movie are in hindsight. 

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Pantheon Plus: 42

Jerome and Brian discuss one of Chadwick Boseman’s first starring roles, his turn as an all-time baseball icon Jackie Robinson. The duo discuss the weaknesses of biopics in general but also some of the very good performances (save one big casting choice).

The last few minutes are a brief discussion of the second episode of What If, Episode 2, featuring one of Chadwick Boseman’s last vocal performances. 

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