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Jun 23, 2022

On this episode of Swimfans: Cruel Summer, we get a little pouty and talk about surprising nuance, Laura Dern (yet again), and the difficulty with a movie that’s critically lopsided in 1993’s A PERFECT WORLD!

Jun 16, 2022

This week on Cruel Summer, the princesses discuss revenge pictures, cars as metaphor and diner wine in 2013’s BLUE RUIN!

Jun 9, 2022

This week, we welcome back co-host and player on Critical Bits, Struggle Session film correspondent, and critic and video essayist Shannon Strucci to talk about umbrella bat gliders, following your nemesis to the ends of the earth and all things Lupin III in 1978’s MYSTERY OF MAMO!

Jun 3, 2022

Welcome to CRUEL SUMMER 2!! This week, we talk inventive solutions to visual problems, success in spite of production difficulties and the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1998’s BELLY!

May 26, 2022

This week on the pod, the doves tempt you with sensuous delights and discuss female Riddlers, groovy priests and Ken Russell’s visual styling in 1971’s THE DEVILS!