Ocean Murff

Repo Men (2010)

April 16, 2021

A dystopian future movie starring Jude Law and Forest Whitaker got WHAT score on Rotten Tomatoes? Ocean and Ray are ready to rush to the defense in this look at 2010’s Repo Men.

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Luce

April 14, 2021

This week JJ and Steve are joined by Ocean, from TNR’s Silver Linings podcast, to discuss Julius Onah’s 2019 film Luce. It’s not easy to delve into this story without setting off some spoilers, so listen to the first few minutes of this episode to find out if this is a film for you.

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The Wolfman

April 2, 2021

Can classic monsters be resurrected? Is this movie more spectacle than substance? Are horror remakes always doomed to fail? Tune in to this episode of Silver Linings as Ray and Ocean attempt to answer these questions looking at 2010’s ‘The Wolfman’!

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Swordfish

March 12, 2021

Is it the ball bearings? Is it the Travolta widow’s peak? Is it the straight-up hacking? These questions might make you ask yourself, “hey… what IS good about the movie Swordfish?” We’re going to find out this week on Silver Linings.

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2021-02-20 • Saturday Matinée

February 22, 2021

The Indulgent Cut is coming. Should ‘Black Widow’ get the HBOMax treatment? Faces/Offs. Cube Japan! Scorcese is back, this time on streaming. Plus a rousing game of The Diabolical and a list of movies with living spaces with killer views!

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Judas and the Black Messiah

February 16, 2021

Is Shaka King’s political biopic the political biopic we need right now? How brilliant are Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya in the lead roles? And does the film hold up as more than just a history lesson? The Film Board convenes to talk through the film and give you their verdict!

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2021-02-13 • Saturday Matinée

February 15, 2021

A brief binge update. Good-bye, Blue Sky. Florence is the Machine (and let me say for the record, I can’t believe no one actually made that joke on the show). Marvel’s ‘Blade’ update. Fred and Ethel are home in ‘Ricardos’. Plus three terrific trailers and a list of movies introducing small friends that is far more successful than any of us ever intended.

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Brightburn

February 12, 2021

Ahhh ‘Brightburn’ … who would have thought that a film penned by the Gunn brothers would end up a film worthy of the Silver Linings treatment? This was supposed to be an absolute slam dunk of a super-horror-fest! Our experience with ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ set us up right proper for the initial run of this movie. Reviews were deeply mixed, but many of them said the premise was full of potential that ultimately didn’t deliver. It’s time to find some silver linings.

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The White Tiger

January 26, 2021

Does the narrative structure of this film keep us from enjoying the overall story? How well do the themes about the haves and have nots fit in today’s world? And how great is Adarsh Gourav as the protagonist of the film? The Film Board convenes to take on the Tiger. Tune in!

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2021-01-16 • Saturday Matinée

January 18, 2021

Sex and the City Reboot. Bruce Willis in Die Hard 6. Many Saints of Newark Delayed to Fall 2021. Netflix’s next move in the streaming wars. Plus, a trio of tempting trailers and a list of luscious liquids!

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