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#46: Lady Bird

This time Rune and Tryggvi travel to Sacramento for Greta Gerwig’s debut film Lady Bird. Also, we have lots of singing and dancing, huge hands, small glasses and burnt fingers.

Our conversation about Lady Bird starts at 37:43

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#44: Lucky

It’s episode 44 and it’s all about the late and great Harry Dean Stanton. While Rune and Tryggvi agree on the understated genius of Harry, trouble awaits when they discuss the merit of Lucky, his last hurrah. Plus, snazzy banter, the inevitable Eurovision talk, and some bad TV.

Our conversation about Lucky starts at 25:40

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#43: Phantom Thread / A Quiet Place

It’s episode 43 folks! This time Tryggvi and Rune go American with two important, but very different films: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread and Jim Krasinski’s A Quiet Place. We also have dronning mandler, a whole lot of butter and perhaps one of the best acting performance ever. Take a bow Miss Harriet Sansom Harris.

Our conversation about A Quiet Place starts at 20:20 and Phantom Thread at 37:55

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#42: On Body and Soul

This time Rune and Tryggvi check out Hungarian Berlinale winner On Body and Soul. Also, some trademark superhero-movie trash talk and some very important parenting advice: What not to do when your kid gets gum in the hair.

Our conversation about On Body and Soul starts at 20:00

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#41: The Man Without a Past

This time Tryggvi and Rune declare their love for everything Finnish on the birthday of one of Finland’s favorite sons: Aki Kaurismäki. The focus is on one of his most celebrated work: The Man Without a Past. We salute you sir, happy birthday!

Our conversation about The Man Without a Past starts at 12:15

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#40: The Shape of Water / Annihilation

Difference of opinion alert! Rune and Tryggvi mark their 40th episode with a major disagreement on every film that comes up, particularly on the merits of Alex Garland’s new film Annihilation. Netflix or not: Is it any good? Join us and find out.

Our conversation about The Shape of Water starts at 5:09 and Annihilation starts at 24:28

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#39: The Florida Project

It’s Oscar time and as ever, Tryggvi and Rune simply do not care. Still, they have a look at a proper filmmaker in Sean Baker and his new film The Florida Project. Also, we have some two-year-olds, some beer and some banter. You know the drill.

Oscar talk around 20:50 and The Florida Project starts at 35:16

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