Episode 30 - An Exploitation Sampler

After going in depth on John Carpenter and Documentaries, Elric and Brian go breezier with this "Exploitation Sampler" episode, in which they each choose a film from the categories of Blaxploitation, Hicksploitation, Canuxploitation, Sexploitation and one 'wild card' category of exploitation. This will hopefully just be a lead in to deeper dives into many if not all of these categories at a later date.

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James Laczkowski
Episode 29 - Documentaries!

After their epic Carpenter two-parter, the boys are back to talk documentaries in a similarly epic way (in a single episode this time). For this round, Elric and Brian offer up 5 Documentaries because and an additional 5 recommendations each that are currently available streaming! 20 plus documentaries!

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James Laczkowski
Episode 28B - Carpenter! (Part Two)

Elric and Brian return to the great John Carpenter again to talk about and pair the films from the second half of his career including such classics as BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THEY LIVE and IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS (and many more)! This episode is just as epic as the first part, and may be the longest episode of PCP to date! A proper tribute to an incredible gentleman!

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James Laczkowski
Episode 28A - John Carpenter Part One

In this episode, Elric and Brian follow up on a promise they made back in the Tarantino episode to do a full tribute and pairings for the great John Carpenter! This turned out to be a huge task as ALL of Carpenter's films are being discussed and paired and thus the first two-part episode of Pure Cinema is born! This round they cover his first ten films - from Dark Star to Starman! Watch for part two and the rest!

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James Laczkowski
Alternate Oscars 2018

You saw who the winners were for this year's Academy Awards last week - now listen to us talk about who we think should have also been recognized as we take another page from Danny Peary's book and run down our own lists of "Alternate Oscars".

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James Laczkowski
Episode 27 - "Jail Bait"

On this episode, Elric and Brian go behind bars for a discussion about some of their favorite Prison Movies! This topic was certainly influenced/inspired by last year's release of BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99, which they talk about at the top of the show.

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James Laczkowski
Episode 26: Romance

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Elric and Brian indulge their romantic sides and offer up lists of films that they feel are about love and the complications involved with it. Watch these movies with your special someone (or your pets)!

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James Laczkowski
Episode 25 - "America!" (Season Three Premiere)

Elric and Brian return for Season Three of Pure Cinema with a special announcement (their new partnership with the film website The Pink Smoke) and to discuss films that make them think of America (for better or worse). Some iconic movies discussed here and some that are more off the beaten path. The show will be coming out every two weeks this season so if you are looking for more episodes, check out our Patreon!

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James Laczkowski