Operation Kino 92: This Is 40, And This Is Too Much Information
This week on Operation Kino, we don't even know why we're all still married to each other, as we review the latest glimpse into Judd Apatow's personal life, This is 40. From there we talk about Judd Apatow's oversharing and other filmmakers who base their work very closely on their own lives
Operation Kino 91: Silver Linings Playbook Gets A Full Four-Person Review
This week on Operation Kino, we're off our meds and running laps around the neighborhood, as all four of us-- yes, even Da7e saw it!-- review David O. Russell's new film Silver Linings Playbook. From there we jump into what's been a hot topic in the movie writing world lately: movie run times, whether there is a certain length movies should be
Operation Kino 90: At Sea With Life Of Pi And Trying To Take Our Families To The Movies
This week on Operation Kino, we're only got each other, a lifeboat, and this giant Bengal tiger, as we review Ang Lee's Life of Pi. From there we talk about the dilemma on the minds of many movie fans this week, as we attempt to take our families and loved ones to the movies and toe the line between picking movies everyone will like and actually trying to seek out the good stuff
Operation Kino 89: Swooning For Anna Karenina, And The New Short The Sleepover
This week on Operation Kino, we're embarking on a pretty ill-fated affair, as we review Joe Wright's gorgeous new movie Anna Karenina. From there we bring you the newest installment of OpKino Indie, in which Da7e chats with Chris Cullari, Jennifer Raite and Carolyn Jania, the team behind the new short film "The Sleepover,"
Operation Kino 88: Skyfall And More Films Defined By Their Eras
This week on Operation Kino, we let the sky FAAAAAAALLLL, we let it CRUM-BAAAAAAAALLLL, as we review the new James Bond movie Skyfall. From there we talk about the difference between the mid-aughts Casino Royale and the 2012 Skyfall, and how James Bond films and plenty of others are defined by the eras they come out in
Operation Kino 87: A Flight To A Galaxy Far, Far Away
This week on Operation Kino, we were planning to review Wreck-It Ralph, which was screening in New York on Tuesday… but if you don't know what happened to keep us from that screening, well, we'll save the surprise for you. But we were all on high ground long enough to review Robert Zemeckis's Flight instead, and then jump into a conversation about this new Star Wars film
Operation Kino 86: Cloud Atlas Has Great Editing. Wait, What's Editing?
This week on Operation Kino, we're yarning to the babbits, yay, and tellin' 'em the true-true, as we review the new film from Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer, Cloud Atlas. After that extra-long review segment we get into the fact that everyone has praised the editing of Cloud Atlas, but… wait? What's editing?
Operation Kino 85: The Great Holy Motors, And The So-Bad-It's-Great Alex Cross
This week on Operation Kino, we've got our makeup mirror and our limo driver ready, as we review the experimental, very beloved new French film Holy Motors. From there we use one of the week's other new releases, Alex Cross, to talk about the phenomenon of movies that are so bad they're good, and whether that's actually a legitimate way to enjoy a film
Operation Kino 84: Going Undercover With Argo And Our Favorite Spies
This week on Operation Kino, if we're gonna make a fake movie, it's gonna be a fake hit, as we review Ben Affleck's insanely well-received new thriller Argo. From there we talk about the spy movie genre, which Argo belongs to in part, and which will be back in a big way with the release of the new James Bond movie Skyfall
Operation Kino 83: Taken 2 vs. Frankenweenie, Plus Digital vs. Film
This week on Operation Kino, we've got a highly specialized set of skills that we will use to bring our beloved pets back from the dead, as we review both Taken 2 and Frankenweenie, two of this weekend's new releases. From there we dive into the conversation that seems to be fascinating a lot of critics these days: digital vs. film
Operation Kino 82: Looper And Getting On Board With Time Travel Logic
This week on Operation Kino, we're reviewing Looper… or maybe we already reviewed it, 30 years ago, back before time travel was possible but illegal. After that, inspired by Looper and it's time travel plot, we talk about time travel devices in movies, and specifically how films that ask you to follow their logic
Operation Kino 81: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower And Loving A League Of Their Own
This week on Operation Kino, we can't believe you're also into The Smiths and Rocky Horror Picture Show, as we review the new high school movie The Perks of Being A Wallflower. From there we jump into a conversation inspired by Katey's manic desire to have more people recognize the greatness of A League of Their Own
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Operation Kino is a weekly podcast featuring Katey Rich, Matt Patches, David Ehrlich and Da7e Gonzales. Each Friday we review a current movie release and discuss a larger pop culture topic. Follow us on Twitter at @opkino.
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