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This week a giant robot crashes to Earth, and Zach learns about character development, story telling, and how to make a grown man cry as he learns about The Iron Giant.

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This week, Zach wonders if we are awake or if we are dreaming, as he leads a discussion on Christopher Nolan’s 2010 film, Inception.

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This week, Zach travels to the future to see if androids dream of electric sheep, or if the dystopian future is just around the corner as he explores Ridley Scott’s 1982 film, Blade Runner.

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Zach gets a history lesson on technology, the cost of technology, and why the barrier of entry is so easy that anyone can make a movie. There is also a discussion of the use of the word “film” and why Zach wants to make movies.

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Zach learns about comedy and why it is so subjective – also a brief dip into aspect ratios, and a director who had something to prove. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.

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This week, Zach learns what it means to be a bum, a contender, and quite possibly a great actor as he takes a look at On the Waterfront.

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This week, Zach gets a schooling on the history of script formats and how one lead to the rise of the Studio System.

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This week, Zach is going to need a bigger boat, as we talk Jaws and the summer blockbuster.

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This week, Zach goes to dizzying heights to examine Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.

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This week, Zach book ends the musical genre with a look at Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge.

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During our recording of Zach on Film: Singin’ in the Rain, our computer system crashed.  When it was relaunched, the recording was still there, and everything looked fine.  Even after the evening’s recordings, the files were still present and accounted for, everything was saved, and we went about our Major Spoilers business. Today, however, the story is a bit different. Now the system can’t find the audio files, and we’ve looked everywhere. It can find the audio files for the show we recorded immediately AFTER Zach on Film, but not the files for this episode.  This has only happened one

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This week, Zach goes down the rabbit hole and explores all the intricacies of Roman Polanski’s Chinatown.

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This week, we pull the ultimate con on Young Zach, as he gets the Kansas City Shuffle pulled on him in the 1973 caper, The Sting.

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This week, Zach gets a little freaked out over the number of Communists running around, and what they might be doing to our heads. Frank Sinatra stars in the 1962 classic, Manchurian Candidate.

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