Molly's Game - We Need To Talk About The Shufflematic

Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recent 2017 film Molly's Game, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, and many more! We were lucky enough to attend an early screening of this film that included a Q&A with Aaron Sorkin, the film's editors, and stars Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, so be sure to check out the episode for some fun inside info! We hope you enjoy!

Sources:

Bloom, Molly. Molly's Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World. Harper Collins Publishers, 2014.

http://nypost.com/2014/06/22/inside-the-poker-princess-a-list-house-of-cards/

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/02/poker-princess-molly-bloom/8641117/

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/losangeles/press-releases/2010/la011110a.htm

 

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The Man Who Invented Christmas - Dickens, The Spielberg Of His Time

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the recent 2017 film The Man Who Invented Christmas, directed by Bharat Nalluri and starring Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, and many more! It's a fun time for a fun time of year, and we hope you enjoy it! We'll be back in 2018 for plenty more lively discussions, and until then, we wish you a Happy Holiday Season and Happy New Year!

Sources:

http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/the-man-who-invented-christmas/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6225520/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6225520/goofs/?tab=gf&ref_=tt_trv_gf

https://www.biography.com/people/charles-dickens-9274087

 

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Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer - Star Wars Names Galore!

Professor Marston And The Wonder Women - The Kinkiest Episode We've Ever Done

Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we discuss the recently released 2017 film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, directed by Angela Robinson and starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, and Bella Heathcote! It's definitely the kinkiest film we've covered so far! We hope you enjoy!

Sources:

"William Moulton Marston & the Creation of Wonder Woman" 12 June 2017. HowStuffWorks.com. https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/william-moulton-marston.htm 28 November 2017

The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
Publisher: Vintage; F First Edition Used edition (July 7, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0804173400

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/origin-story-wonder-woman-180952710/

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/11/wonder-womans-kinky-feminist-roots/380788/

https://fethistory.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/beyond-heroes-and-villains/201710/the-true-story-wonder-womans-marston-m-nage-trois

https://www.bustle.com/p/how-accurate-professor-marston-the-wonder-women-is-might-shock-you-2890527

 

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Marshall - Thurgood Is A BAMF

The Conjuring - Who Names Their Kid Bathsheba?!

Happy Halloween, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you an extra-spoooooky discussion of the 2013 James Wan-directed horror film, The Conjuring! (It's not actually all that spooky if you, like Joanna, are not a fan of horror movies.) We hope you enjoy and have a SPOOKtacular Halloween!

Sources:

http://www.blumhouse.com/2016/10/05/meet-the-perron-family-the-real-story-behind-the-conjuring/

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2013/07/22/conjuring-true-story-perron/2457209/

http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/conjuring.php

http://theweek.com/articles/461862/real-story-behind-conjuring-four-other-horror-movies-based-true-story

http://deadline.com/2015/02/warner-bros-wins-arbitration-conjuring-producer-lawsuit-1201367918/

http://www.thedrum.com/news/2017/04/07/warner-bros-haunted-true-story-marketing-the-conjuring-900m-copyright-lawsuit-gives

http://horrorfreaknews.com/is-the-conjuring-based-on-a-true-story

http://turnto10.com/archive/homeowner-disputes-history-of-conjuring-house

http://turnto10.com/news/local/only-on-10-owners-of-the-conjuring-house-suing-warner-bros

http://psican.org/index.php/pop-culture/1002-interview-of-norma-sutcliffe-the-conjuring

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-allows-900-million-conjuring-lawsuit-warner-bros-1033425

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pW0rodFD8TI

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=X1sMSVIfsQk 

 

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Battle of the Sexes - In Conclusion, Billie Jean King Is The Best

Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recently-released film Battle of the Sexes, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell, and chronicling the historic 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. We hope you enjoy!

Sources:

http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/battle-of-the-sexes/

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/09/25/fact_vs_fiction_in_the_movie_battle_of_the_sexes.html

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/billie-jean-king-film-billie-jean-king/2637/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_Tennis_Association

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billie_Jean_King

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Sexes_(tennis)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gladys_Heldman

 

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Amelia - It Sits There And Congeals

Hello again, dear listeners! This time we bring you a discussion we hope is enjoyable and interesting about a movie we didn't find to be either of those things, 2009's Mira Nair-directed Amelia. Even if the movie didn't include the most interesting parts of Amelia Earhart's life, our podcast sure did! We hope you enjoy!

Sources:

http://www.historyplace.com/specials/reviews/amelia.htm

http://teachinghistory.org/nhec-blog/25653

http://www.studiodaily.com/2009/10/amelia-flies-with-subtle-vfx/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1129445/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_(film)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Earhart

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_Luther_Vidal

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_P._Putnam

 

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Ed Wood - Uncanny Depp Valley

Lion - Dev Patel's Beautiful Mane