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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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#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

Check out the full list of movies mentioned in this episode by visiting our list on Letterboxd.

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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

Check out the full list of movies mentioned in this episode by visiting our list on Letterboxd.

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#38: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Marge Gunderson! Welcome to a special rock n’ roll edition of The Conversation. Rune and Tryggvi rock it out with some beer, whiskey, a whole lot of profanity and the wonderfully terrible Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Yes, all is well in the world of film accolades.

Our discussion of Three Billboards starts at 18:11

Check out the full list of movies mentioned in this episode by visiting our list on Letterboxd.

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#37: The Disaster Artist

Oh hi Denny! Yes, it’s episode 37 and finally Tryggvi and Rune get a chance to talk about Tommy Wiseau’s opus The Room. They are unwavering in their love for Tommy, but disagree about the merit of James Franco’s The Disaster Artist. Phrases such as “Hollywood stamp of crap” get thrown around as the weissbier flows. So if you have an opinion then LEAVE YOUR STUPID COMMENTS IN YOUR POCKET.. Or, you know, in the comment section cuz we’d love to hear from you.

Our discussion of The Disaster Artist (and The Room) starts at 27:40

Check out the full list of movies mentioned in this episode by visiting our list on Letterboxd.

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#36: The Seventh Seal

Herregud! Episode 36 is out, where Rune and Tryggvi start their journey into the genius of Ingmar Bergman on his centenary by reviewing his 1957 masterpiece The Seventh Seal. Unsurprisingly, this journey takes a few geek turns where Lego, Playstation, and The Olsen Gang play a part. And, is there a better wheat beer than Hoegaarden?

Our discussion of The Seventh Seal starts at 22:20

Check out the full list of movies mentioned in this episode by visiting our list on Letterboxd.

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#35: Thelma

End of year episode alert! Tryggvi and Rune start the new year by spectacularly disagreeing about Joachim Trier’s Thelma. Also, a look back at the good and bad of the weirdly over-hyped film year of 2017.

Our discussion of Thelma starts at 31:11.

Check out the full list of movies mentioned in this episode by visiting our list on Letterboxd.

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