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Die Hard 2 (1990)

The debate about whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie should be deader than disco.  It is, and it always has been.  If anything, this Bruce Willis classic is a delightful piece of counter-programming to the sticky fluff we have to deal with this time of year.  34th Street can keep its miracles, and Jimmy…

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Dune (2021) *spoilers

This week’s “mini” episode of Cinemavino is more like a full-length one.  After all, Dune is a complex film that tackles half of a beloved sci-fi novel.  Frank Herbert’s magnum opus has been labeled as “unfilmable,” and after two previous debacles, it’s easy to see why.  His work is loaded with plot, subtext, and hundreds of…

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Matchups, Part 3

For this week’s episode, we take random street-level (read: no superpowers) heroes and match them up for an imaginary brawl.  Geeky discussion follows.  As always, our podcast features dirty-bird words, so listener discretion is advised.

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)

Welcome back to Cinemavino! We’ve all been vaccinated, so this episode represents a celebration of of our own little herd immunity. For this special occasion, the boys discuss Zack Snyder’s Justice League and booze on a little Dry Creek Red Zin.

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2020 Movie Preview

We’ve scanned the movie schedule for 2020, and it truly looks like the best of times and the blurst of times.  Lots of sequels, prequels, remakes, rehashes, reboots, and screwups.  Still, look carefully and you’ll find some good with the bad and ugly. For this episode of Cinemavino, we discuss the upcoming movie schedule.  We’re really…

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The Irishman (Red Blend)

Martin Scorsese has a new film, The Irishman, debuting this month to theaters and Netflix.  The legendary director has also made some unflattering comments about the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Are these statements legitimate concerns about the effect of blockbuster cinema on art house filmmaking, or the grouchy rants of a curmudgeon?  As one of Cinemavino’s favorite…

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Marvel, Phase Four

At San Diego’s Comic-Con, Marvel Studios unveiled a brand new buffet of cinematic nerdery.   For this week’s Cinemavino, we take a look at Marvel’s Phase Four, plus a ton of other upcoming releases!

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

For this episode, we discuss Godzilla: King of the Monsters, monster movies in general, and our general fascination with disaster movies.  We also enjoy some full-bodied (monstrous, if you will) red wines to go along with our spirited conversation. As always, if you enjoy our precious little podcast, please head over to Apple Podcasts and…

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