The Podcast
Chapter 27:
A Conversation With Actor Michael Giese

A New Yorker for 20 years, Michael Giese moved here from Iowa in 2001. An actor in commercials, television, film and stage…and good friend.

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The Podcast Chapter 26 Spike Lee, Malcolm X Racism In America, 2020

I’m laying it out for you now, if a racist has slipped in to the audience… Welcome.

Listen closely, we’re talking about you… Fucker.

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The Podcast • Chapter 25
Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood Review
&
Game Of Thrones Discussion

What up yo.

New month, new podcast Oldboy and I sat down in front of the microphones and hit record on my overpriced MacBook Pro to discuss Tarantino’s new film, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, and to celebrate the cinematic achievement it is.

We then dive into Martin Scorsese’s new teaser trailer for The Irishman which dropped the previous day and teams Marty back up with Robert De Niro in a film that will be released in theaters and on Netflix come fall.

And finally to wrap it all up, I ask the question I probably should have been more careful to ask, “What did you think of the final season of Game Of Thrones”?

A great battle ensues.

I say the last season was rushed, with flashes of brilliance and laziness. I didn’t realize we were at war until I saw the look on Oldboy’s face change.

He didn’t agree with my assessment, he instead fought on behalf of D&D, hailing the series as a masterpiece…final season included.

This is a raw, uncut 120 minute podcast people…chapter 25 of The Chronicles Of Wes And Oldboy.

Enjoy!

Title song is “(Can’t You) Trip Like I Do” by The Crystal Method and Filter (1997)

Songwriters: PATRICK RICHARD MICHAEL / JORDAN KENNETH DAVID / KIRKLAND SCOTT

Trip Like I Do lyrics © Emi April Music Inc., BMG Platinum Songs, BMG Gold Songs, Drug Money Music, Harder Faster Music, Happy Ditties From Paradise, Emi Music Publishing France, EMI APRIL MUSIC INC, BMG GOLD SONGS OBO HARDER FASTER MUSIC, BMG PLATINUM SONGS OBO DRUG MONEY MUSIC, EMI APRIL MUSIC INC OBO HAPPY DITTIES FROM PARADISE, EMI VIRGIN MUSIC, INC. O/B/O HARDER FASTER MUSIC, EMI VIRGIN SONGS, INC. O/B/O DRUG MONEY MUSIC

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Being A Father:
6 Months In
&
THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS, 2001
THE FIRST RACE

I just watched all the Fast & Furious films.


It was sad to see Paul Walker in his youth, in his prime…part of a monster that started as a single bad ass movie


The tribute to him at the end of Furious 7 was beautiful


I felt that, in my opinion, my favorites of the 8 films were as follows:


8: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift


7: Fast & Furious


6: 2 Fast 2 Furious


5: The Fate of the Furious


4: Fast Five


3: Furious 7


2: Fast & Furious 6


1: The original…

THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS


Rest In Peace Paul Walker…

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The Podcast • Chapter 24:
“And The Winner Is…
Gary Oldman”

Recorded on the night of the oscars in 2018, my friend Brother Sean and I celebrate Gary Oldman’s Oscar Win for his performance playing Sir Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour (2017)”…
And gush over his career.
Simply one of the finest actors to ever grace the silver screen.

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The Podcast • Chapter 23:
Oliver Stone’s
Natural Born Killers…A Love Story

The transformative alternative movement of the 1990’s wasn’t only auditory…it was visual.
Part of that landscape was Oliver Stone’s groundbreaking controversial visionary odyssey and assault on the senses …1994’s
Natural Born Killers.

“…The only thing that can kill the demon…Love.”

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The Podcast • Chapter 22:
Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Part 2 of 2

Here we delve into The Walking Dead ( we recorded this episode before the finale was aired) , Stranger Things Season Two & Halt And Catch Fire the final season.

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The Podcast • Chapter 21:
Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Part 1 of 2

Podcast 21 and 22 deal with Zack Snyder’s the Justice League… and tell the cut released theatrically of the film is not Snyder’s vision.

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The Podcast • Chapter 20:
The Return Of Oldboy
Act III

Voices Film & TV Podcast Chapter 20: the third and final act in our The Return Of Oldboy Set. Hope you enjoy.

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The Podcast • Chapter 19:
The Return Of Oldboy
Act II

Voices Film & TV Podcast Chapter 19. This is the second act of three in the “Return Of Oldboy” episode. We hope you enjoy.

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The Podcast • Chapter 18:
The Return Of Oldboy
Act I

The Voices Film & TV Podcast Chapter 18 : The Return Of Oldboy.
This episode is the first on I’ve divided into three acts. This is Act I

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The Podcast • Chapter 17:
The Empire Strikes Back
Vs.
Return Of The Jedi
With Brother Chris

Joined by Brother Chris, Podcast Chapter 17 is a discussion on The Empire Strikes Back Vs. Return Of The Jedi.

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The Podcast • Chapter 16:
Robert Redford In Barry Levinson’s 1984 Baseball Masterpiece
The Natural

The Podcast • Chapter 16:

Myself, Wes Candela and my brother Derek Candela tackle the 1984 Robert Redford baseball classic…Barry Levinson’s, The Natural.

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The Podcast • Chapter 15:
Bates Motel
Final Season Review
Spoilers…

Voices Film Podcast Chapter 15. I Fly Solo Here And Review The Final Season Of A&E’s Brilliant Series, Bates Motel Infused With Spoilers.

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The Kate Tojeiro Interview
By Bree Donovan

Kate Tojeiro is a highly respected executive life coach, and she rides…

Instructed by our friend Billy “BikeTruck” Ward, she has met with and learned from some real movers and shakers. Kate Tojeiro acquired the alchemy of turning adversity into Art and graciously shares it with all in her current book: The Art of Possible

Interviewed by Bree Donavan, this was the right article at the exact right time for me personally, Kate is truly an inspiration.

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The Podcast • Chapter 14:
TV V Film
&
Where Were You When The Game Of Thrones Red Wedding Episode Aired?

The Podcast • Chapter 14 | War: TV V Film, The Great Films Of The 1980’s And Where Were You When Game Of Thrones “The Red Wedding” Aired?

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In Memoriam
Debbie Reynolds
&
Carrie Fisher
A Tragic Loss For The Family

Update: 12/28/2016: Debbie Reynolds, Carries mother, suffered a stroke and has also passed away.

Carrie Fisher personified the cinematic “Female Heroine” with her immortal portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars film franchise.

I don’t know that she ever openly recognized that she was the quintessential female hero to her millions of adoring fans around the world.
She seemed to feel the role was more of a curse then a privilege.

But young girls around the world recognized it.
Women, men, children around the world recognized it.
And the world of cinema recognized it, was altered forever by it…
And she will be immortalized because of it.

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The Podcast • Chapter 13:
The Handmaiden
&
Halt And Catch Fire

“THIRTEEN!” 4K UHD 55″ Display, Blu-ray player & receiver review. Mr Robot, The Handmaiden & Halt And Catch Fire. LISTEN WITH HEADPHONES

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The Podcast • Chapter 12:
The Dark Knight
With Matt Candela

The Podcast Chapter 12 • The Dark Knight Christopher Nolans’s second entry in “The Dark Knight Trilogy” Matt Candela and I break it down.

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Rage
Against
The
Machine

Rage Against The Machine
Sleep Now In The Fire
Directed By Michael Moore
&
More…

“YES I KNOW MY ENEMIES, THEY’RE THE TEACHERS WHO TAUGHT ME TO FIGHT ME
COMPROMISE
CONFORMITY
ASSIMILATION
SUBMISSION
IGNORANCE
HYPOCRISY
BRUTALITY
THE ELITE

ALL OF WHICH ARE AMERICAN DREAMS
ALL OF WHICH ARE AMERICAN DREAMS
ALL OF WHICH ARE AMERICAN DREAMS
ALL OF WHICH ARE AMERICAN DREAMS
ALL OF WHICH ARE AMERICAN DREAMS
ALL OF WHICH ARE AMERICAN DREAMS
ALL OF WHICH ARE AMERICAN DREAMS
ALL OF WHICH…
ARE AMERICAN DREAMS.

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The Podcast • Chapter 11:
Defending Zach Snyder’s
Batman V Superman

Defending Zach Snyder’s Batman V Superman. Forced to cut 30 mins from the film, see the directors cut. We won’t EVER steer you wrong.

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The Podcast • Chapter 10:
Our Top Ten Films & TV Series From 2015: Part 1

Voices FILM Podcast • Our Top Ten Films & TV Shows From 2015 Chapter 10 | We only get to 8. That’s just how we roll yo. More to come…

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The Podcast • Chapter 9:
Watching The Final Trailer For JJ Abrams
Star Wars Episode 7:
The Force Awakens

Star Wars Episode 7: This Chapter Features Oldboy & I Watching The Final Trailer For J.J. Abrams The Force Awakens. We flip out.

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The Podcast • Chapter 8:
Joel Schumacher’s
St. Elmo’s Fire

A journalist came out to interview the boys after St. Elmo’s Fire came out. After one night, he dubbed them “The Brat Pack”. It stuck.

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The Podcast • Chapter 7:
Tony Scott’s
True Romance
&
Wes Asks The Question:
Is Quentin Tarantino Racist?

Heated and passionate discussion about racism in the works of Quintin Tarantino, specifically his screenplays for Pulp Fiction & True Romance

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The Podcast • Chapter 6:
Francis Ford Coppola’s
The Godfather (Continued)

My Father, Albert Candela (1943-2015) Oldboy & Wes begin their journey… They take on the Francis Ford Coppola crime saga masterpiece: The Godfather.

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The Podcast • Chapter 5:
Francis Ford Coppola’s
The Godfather
For My Pop (1943-2015)

Two weeks after the passing of my father, Oldboy and I tackle Francis Ford Coppola’s film saga The Godfather, In honor of my Pop. I love you Pop. Always.

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The Podcast • Chapter 4:
Martin Scorsese’s Signature Crime Saga
Goodfellas

Goodfellas has finally been remastered from the original 35mm negative on Blu-ray…and it looks glorious. Oldboy and I discuss.

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The Podcast • Chapter 3:
The Watchowski’s 1999 Phenomenon
The Matrix

In our third podcast, Oldboy and discuss The Matrix. It’s impact on cinema, pop culture, and how the world was introduced to The Wachowski’s.

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The Podcast • Chapter 2:
Robert Zemeckis’s
Back To The Future

Back To The Future The magic & effect it had on our childhoods and how producers of Family Ties hid the script from Michael J. Fox in fear he would leave.

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Kurt Cobain
25 Years Gone
The Impact And Legacy

Kurt Cobain ascended the golden ladder, a ladder most will never glimpse.
He he climbed to the very top…and saw a curtain, behind which he always thought would be his salvation.
He reached over the ladder and peaked behind…
And for whatever reason…
After years of imaging the solace he might find….
Whatever Kurt saw back there…
He didn’t want to take another step after that…

He just wanted off the ladder by any means necessary.

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The Podcast • Chapter 1:
David Fincher’s Cinematic Revelation
Fight Club

It’s Evolution Baby… Voices Film & TV : The Podcast: Chapter 1 David Fincher’s Fight Club. And so it begins here. Listen along with reading.

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Christopher McQuarrie’s The Way Of The Gun

A review of Christopher McQuarrie’s 2000 anti-hero film “The Way Of The Gun”, which successfully breaks every leading man rule the U.S. film companies have created to condition movie audiences around the planet.
Allow me to explain why, within minutes of being on screen, it was in love
High-Otane Gasoline Drenched Filmaking people.

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Robin Williams
In Memoriam
7/21/51 – 8/11/14

Robin Williams…1951-2014
Not an article I would have ever predicted writing.
Duke and I offer our thoughts within moments of learning iof his passing. I added 10 trailers and scenes of his work, and then I realized how much he had accomplished.
God have mercy on his soul.
Robin, find the light. Don’t get stuck here.

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Have You Ever Seen
Mike Nichols
Closer

Have You Ever Seen Mike Nichols “Closer”?
Dear God…this is what class act film making is.
Brilliant storytelling, great dialogue…but most importantly, Clive Owen.
“Have you ever seen a human heart? It looks like a fist, wrapped in blood! Go fuck yourself…. You Writer!”
Inside you’ll find scenes from film, HQ images and content from Alfonso Cuarón’s “Children Of Men” & the film “Love Actually”
What?

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