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Mar 16, 2013

Movie Meltdown - Episode 220

This week we discuss the 2013 German film "The Silence", directed by Baran bo Odar. And while we imagine being in a bed surrounded by cakes, we also mention... Act of Violence, the new Soderbergh film, math is fiction, My Life as a Dog, Lost Highway, I felt so bad for Jessica Chastain, Nabokov, it had a plot, David Lynch, I jumped several times, Jorge Luis Borges, vices could be kept... like a house plant, you've written five better movies, a dinner in Versailles, Jeff Daniels, a drunk bear, househunting in Germany, not good at math, Blood Simple, Gérard Depardieu, a Lon Chaney pedophile, Dreamland Theater, Steve Martin, fastidious, The Shining, Clue, Side Effects, Roger Ebert, cinematography, George W. Bush and the Queen of England, gratuitous full-frontal male nudity, Rooney Mara, The Guillermo Del Toro Theory, a replicated crime scene, in a bathtub with ice cream lined up around the sides, a memoir, it suggests a much better movie then it is, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Mama and going over the country with a lint roller. 

Spoiler Alert: We discuss full spoilers for this new film, so watch "The Silence" before listening. 

"He... on several occasions, captures this perfect look of... despair."