#25 Back to the Future

June 15, 2017

Kate dusts off the VHS copy and turns the time circuits on to talk about Back to the Future. She explains why discussing this movie in any depth gets her in trouble, as well as the 3 constants, the Crispin Glover & Bob Gale feud and she gives time travel advice.



Legal look: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/back-future-ii-a-legal-833705

Crispin Glover on Opie & Anthony: https://youtu.be/lcG61w474zY

15 things you probably didn’t know https://youtu.be/kEjkW-xSkkk

9 things you (probably) didn’t know https://youtu.be/ksey16tAqr0

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088763/?ref_=nv_sr_2


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The Future of Kate’s Take

May 18, 2017

The future for Kate's Take is changing this June. Listen in for this quick update. 


#23 Star Trek Next Gen & Enterprise

May 17, 2017

Adam Eastwood is back and this week we’re taking on Star Trek: The Next Generation’s episode The Child, and Enterprise’s episode The Expanse. Trigger Warnings as Kate & Adam do talk about abortion, rape and September 11th in this powerful episode.


#21 Dirty Dancing with guest Jennifer Berk

May 4, 2017

This week Kate is joined by Jennifer Berk to talk about the messages and childhood confusion in the 1987 film Dirty Dancing. They talk about the music and the dancing, explore motifs of upstairs/downstairs, father-daughter relationships, fear, and wonder just what is "an appointment" is and what being "in trouble" means. Trigger warning we do talk about abortion in this episode in the context of the movie. 

Check out Jennifer Berk's IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2439388/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1



#19 Heathers with guest Heather Woodcock

April 27, 2017

To talk about the 1989 movie Heathers, Kate is joined by a certified Heather – Heather Woodcock. Kate and Heather dig into social hierarchy in and out of school, teenage years, journaling, female friendships, Veronica the hero, what they didn’t like about the movie and film theories on what would happen after the credits roll.


#18 Josie and the Pussycats with guest Joshua Leach

April 13, 2017

Kate is joined by Josh Leach to talk about the seriously under-rated Josie and the Pussycats movie from 2001. They talk about the music, the in-jokes, lead singers taking over a band, product placement, subliminal advertising and the moral of the story.


#16 Be Kind Rewind with guest Phoebe Frear

March 23, 2017

Special guest and filmmaker Phoebe Frear joins Kate to talk about Be Kind Rewind, a quirky and innovated film that reminds Kate & Phoebe their love for filmmaking. The gals talk about: the death of video stores, the horror of VHS, practical effects, movie tricks, diva moments, wondering if it all matters and the magic of movies. Don’t worry, “No specific knowledge of movies required” This episode has been Sweded!


IMDB Trivia: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0799934/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv

Interview with Michel Gondry: Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5Rd8x4OJoY


#15 Pulp Fiction

March 16, 2017

Kate talks about her weird fascination with Pulp Fiction, a film she saw 9 times in the theaters. She talks about the writing and filmmaking tricks she learned from the movie giving credit where it’s due to Roger Avary. She talks about the themes of loyalty, the use of gold, the alpha males and one bad-ass female. She also talks about Jules’ “moment of clarity” and what she thinks is really in the case. 



Studio 28: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studio_28

Quentin & Roger: http://forum.tarantino.info/viewtopic.php?t=7800

Hitchcock Explaining Suspense: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=md6folAgGRU

In the suitcase: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7nyslFNXVI

20 things you didn’t know about Pulp Fiction: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/10/19/the-secrets-of-pulp-fiction-20-things-you-didn-t-know-about-the-movie-on-its-20th-anniversary.html

Kiss Me Deadly Box Scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HEJC41P7o8


#14 X-Men (Part 2) with Guest Adam Eastwood

March 2, 2017

Adam Eastwood is back to talk about the metaphors in the X-men movies. In this part 2 of 2 Kate and Adam dig into metaphors of gay rights, #BlackLivesMatter and fan suggested metaphors.



Comics Code: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comics_Code_Authority

LGBT themes in X-men: https://moviepilot.com/posts/3988951

Gay Teachers: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/12/the-plight-of-being-a-lgbt-teacher/383619/

Where you can be fired for being gay: https://www.fastcompany.com/3057357/the-future-of-work/heres-everywhere-in-america-you-can-still-get-fired-for-being-lgbt

Bryan Singer interview: http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2003/04/25/bryan_singer_x_men_2_interview.shtml


#13 X-Men (Part 1) with guest Adam Eastwood

February 23, 2017

This week Kate is joined by Adam Eastwood to talk about the metaphors in the X-men movies. In this part 1 of 2 Kate and Adam dig into metaphors of Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, the Holocaust, Japanese Internment Camps, power struggles and the social pressures to conform. Leave your comments of your favorite metaphors in X-men and we’ll mention as many as we can in part 2.


Stan Lee Interview https://www.theguardian.com/film/2000/aug/12/features

Bryan Singer interview: http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2003/04/25/bryan_singer_x_men_2_interview.shtml

Malcolm X Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKDUsRoZ0ig

X-Men wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Men