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Zach on Film is missing this week

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…

Zach on Film: M (1931)

This week, things get dark and serious when Zach goes inside the mind of child killer in Fritz Lang’s 1931 classic, M. A simple, haunting musical phrase whistled offscreen tells us that a young girl will be killed. “Who is the Murderer?” pleads a nearby placard as serial killer Hans Beckert, played by Peter Lorre (Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon), closes in on little Elsie Beckmann. In his harrowing masterwork M, Fritz Lang (Metropolis, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse) merges trenchant social commentary with chilling suspense, creating a panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the…

Zach on Film: Do The Right Thing (1989)

It’s cold at Major Spoilers HQ, but it is a very hot day in Spike Lee’s 1989 film, Do The Right Thing. It’s the hottest day of the summer. You can do nothing, you can do something or you can…Do the Right Thing. The controversial story centers around one scorching inner-city day, when racial tensions reach the boiling point in a tough Brooklyn neighborhood. [podcast][/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed! Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed RSS Feed Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by making…

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