Movie Review Podcast: Dead Poets Society (1989) vs. School of Rock (2003) – O Schneebly! My Schneebly!

The Goods is back with its “Violent Ends” feature — a comparison of two movies with similar setups but very different conclusions. This week, Dan and Brian review two movies centered around unconventional teachers at prestigious private schools with secret groups and surprised parents at performances. Join as Brian confronts his own feelings on nonconformity…

The Goods: 25th Episode Spectacular!

We made it to our quarter-centennial, almost half a year, listeners! Join Brian and Dan in looking back at their roots in analyzing culture, loving movies, and podcasting. They also look ahead at some possible tweaks in format. In the second half of the Spectacular, Dan and Brian delve into The Goods By The Numbers,…

The Goods: A Bucket of Blood (1959) – The mad sculptor

Brian shares with Dan a poorly-titled, personally-resonant Roger Corman deep cut telling a story of death turned to art. Join as Brian shares his connections to the story and Dan recites some updated Beatnik literature. Dan and Brian ponder the film’s dark meditations on art and creativity, Leonard’s amusing complicity, and parallels of 2010’s hipsters…