Not At Odds #06 – This Episode Has No Context

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Hi guys! Sorry for skipping a week. Allow us to make it up to you by offering an episode free from context. Or was it an episode about context? Dang. I may or may not have forgotten the topic before starting this episode. Fling your umbrage at will. Mmm. Umbrage.

 

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Not At Odds #5 – Jupiter Ascending, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb!

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Guys! Jandy and I just got back from JUPITER ASCENDING and really enjoyed it. So much so, in fact, that we devoted 40-some minutes to talking about it in this week’s episode of NOT AT ODDS. Here’s the deal: we won’t go to mat for the flick, but we will tell you what worked for us and why we found this mess more enjoyable than some of the more polished fare we’ve seen lately. I also issue a dare that’s somewhat related to last week’s episode.

Let’s get to it!

 

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Not At Odds #4 – Year of Positivity!

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This week on NOT AT ODDS Jandy and I talk about our journey through the year of positivity and how that has shaped our consuming and critiquing of the media. We dabble in some very strange and interesting ideas, so open your mind and get ready to be positive! Side effects may include but are not limited to: enjoyment, happiness, greater self worth, more interesting blog posts, and greater critical acumen.

 

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Not At Odds #3 – This Ep Is Overrated!

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This week on NOT AT ODDS Jandy and I discuss our distaste for the term “overrated” and how we shouldn’t be using it in our discussion of film, or any media for that matter. Join us, won’t you?

 

 

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Not At Odds #2 – What Historians Get Wrong About Faccuracy!

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On this week’s episode of NOT AT ODDS, Jandy and I go into the issue of historical accuracy in film and whether or not that’s a big deal. We coin a new term – FACCURACY – and admit to not having seen Selma. Lotta good truth here. Well, mostly truth. Actually, a few things were added for drama, but the moment was truthy…

Oh you get the idea. Listen to our new episode and tell us what you think!

 

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Not At Odds #1 – The Pilot

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Hello and welcome to the pilot episode of NOT AT ODDS, a podcast about the intersection of criticism and creativity! Each week Jandy and I will use our backgrounds and perspectives to discuss a singular topic, her coming at the topic as a critic and I as a creative.

This week I found an interesting twitter rant about the lengthy production cycle of the screenwriter and how judging an “in progress” work may not be the best option. Sure, you can get an idea what to expect by reading the production draft of a screenplay, but how far along in the cycle is that script and how many more cooks are yet to hop in? For comedy scripts, it’s probably going to be more than you’d expect.

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