Wednesday, July 1, 2020

GGS 316 July 4th Adjacent



Kelly (with the podcat), Cort, & Susan are getting in the mood for July 4th weekend with these movies and shows:

Return of the Living Dead (Amazon Prime) 0:45

Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections (HBOMax/Go) 9:10

The West Wing: Jefferson Lives (Netflix) 14:55

Parks and Recreation: Ms. Knope Goes to Washington (Hulu) 27:40

Jaws (HBOMax)
42:35
https://newrepublic.com/article/156991/pandemic-movie-time-isnt-contagion-its-jaws

https://narratively.com/the-real-story-of-black-marthas-vineyard/

Dark (spoiler-free) 59:45

The homework for next week (1:04:49) is HAMILTON!! (available Friday July 3 on Disney+). The extra credit assignment is Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway on Amazon Prime.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

GGS 315 Quaranstreaming: Medical Dramas



Kelly, Cort, & Susan discuss the first and last episodes of classic medical dramas.
Extra credit assignment: Lenox Hill (Netflix) 3:56
St Elsewhere (Hulu) 9:16
E.R. (Hulu) 29:51
House (Amazon Prime) 41:38

We're starting to prepare for July 4 next week, but when will Kelly rewatch Dark? 49:03
Cort: The West Wing S5E3 (Netflix and Parks and Recreation S5E1 (Hulu)
Kelly: Kill Chain HBO documentary)
Susan: Return of the Living Dead (Amazon Prime)

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Friday, June 19, 2020

GGS 314 Quaranstreaming: Da 5 Bloods



Susan, Kelly, Cort, & Chris are back together for a spoilery chat (starting at 12:52) about Spike Lee’s newest film Da 5 Bloods (Netflix). Go watch it now then listen to our podcast.

Articles mentioned
A Guide to the Many, Many Historical and Cinematic References in Da 5 Bloods - Jason Bailey
https://www.vulture.com/2020/06/all-the-da-5-bloods-easter-eggs-and-references-explained.html

Da 5 Bloods Is a Treasure of Cultural References- Jordan Hoffman
https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2020/06/da-5-bloods-is-a-treasure-of-cultural-references

Opening/Closing music is What's Going On by Marvin Gaye.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

GGS 313 Black Cinema Matters



Kelly, Cort, & Susan began this week talking about the extra credit/unofficial homework we did - Dave Chappelle 8:46 on YouTube, They've Gotta Have Us (Netflix), Da 5 Bloods (Netflix), an Academy Awards update, and Saturday morning adventures.
This week's official homework was a dramatic film and two documentaries covering the history of Black films, tv shows, and entertainment.

Susan - Medicine for Melancholy (IFC) 19:02
Cort - Horror Noire (Shudder/AmzPrime) 23:33
Kelly - The Black Godfather (Netflix) 33:33
More Saturday adventures, next week's homework, and closing 38:43
Next week: first and last episodes of classic medical dramas
Kelly - St Elsewhere (Hulu)
Cort - House (Amazon Prime)
Susan - ER (Hulu)

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

GGS 312 TravelCast




Susan, Kelly, & Cort discuss this week's travel homework after talking about what else they've been watching this week.
Cort - Norway, I Am Yours (Tubi) 11:34
Susan - Japan, 3 Extremes: Box (AmazonPrime) 20:50
Kelly - Brazil, Nobody's Looking (Netflix) 28:21
Next week's homework 34:14
Susan - Medicine for Melancholy (IFC)
Kelly - The Black Godfather (Netflix)
Cort - Horror Noire (Shudder/AmzPrime)
Extra Credit - They've Gotta Have Us (Netflix)

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

GGS 311 Keanutine


Susan, Kelly, & Cort assigned movies with Keanu Reeves that we hadn't seen before (discussion contains some spoilers)

Intro/what we watched this week: Domain, Space Force, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, Defending Jacob, Run, Uppity: The Willy T Ribbs Story, Parks & Rec
KeanuCast 17:00
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009, AmazonPrime) 24:48
Man of Tai Chi (2013, Netflix) 34:05
Destination Wedding (2018, AmazonPrime) 42:56
Next Week's Homework 50:20
Cort - Norway, I Am Yours (Tubi)
Susan - Japan, 3 Extremes: Box (AmazonPrime)
Kelly - Brazil, Nobody's Looking (Netflix)

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

GGS 310 Quarantine vs The Gifts



Susan, Kelly, & Cort assigned each other some homework this week (discussion contains some spoilers)
Intro/what we watched this week 0
The Lovebirds (Netflix) 22:35
The Gift 2018 (Netflix series) 30:44
The Gift 2000 (AmzPrime movie) 36:35
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend (Netflix) 45:20
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