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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever / The Banshees of Inisherin

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
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Panthers and banshees are the main themes for this week's episode of Bijou Banter. We take a deep look into two of the most anticipated films of this year's fall season. Both with the potential of awards consideration and praise. What did we think of these two films? Find out for yourself!

Featuring: Daniel McGregor-Huyer and Matthew Huh

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TÁR / Wendell & Wild

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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This week on Bijou Banter, we look at stories about the living. One about a revered conductor and another about the relationship between the living and the dead. There's no other clever ways to connect the two, so that's the best I got. Check out our thoughts on the latest episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring Matthew Huh

Special Guests: Kat Trout, Davy Behm

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Barbarian / Halloween (1978)

Monday, October 31, 2022
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Happy Halloween! In celebration of the holiday, we take a look at a classic horror film and a potential classic in the making. Both sure to give you a fright on this day! Find out what we think on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd and Matthew Huh

Special Guest: Tadas VisGirda

WARNING: Spoilers for Barbarian!

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Werewolf by Night / Army of Darkness

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
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Banter continues its horror month by taking a look at mythical horror this week. One being a TV special tied to classic monsters and comic books, while the other a unique departure in a series of chaotic creativity. What do we think of both of these films? Find out on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd and Matthew Huh

Special Guest: Sumner Codd

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Bones and All / Hellraiser (2022)

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
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Continuing the horror trend for October, this is a special episode for Bijou Banter. Direct from the inaugural Refocus Film Festival, we talk about a film that is set to premiere in November and a recent streaming offering. Both happen to be gory and gruesome. Find out what we think about these two films on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd and Matthew Huh

Special Guests: Gigi Bell, Jalen Carter

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Hocus Pocus 2 / The Munsters (2022)

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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In this spooky episode of Bijou Banter, we take a look at two horrifying films based on nostalgia. One a sequel to a nostalgic cult classic and the other a reboot of a classic 1960s sitcom. What do we think of these terrifying tales? Find out for yourself on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd, Daniel McGregor-Huyer, Matthew Huh

Special Guest: Dana Woolery

Note: Some minor audio interruptions/issues occurred while recording and were unable to be fixed in editing.

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Blonde / Don't Worry Darling

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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Drama, controversy, discourse. What do these three terms have in common? Perhaps one of the most intense double features we've ever had on Bijou Banter. Join us as we discuss two films that have been all the rage in the media recently. One about controversial fictional takes on history, the other where the tabloids overshadow the final product. You might be shocked to hear our thoughts on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd, Daniel McGregor Huyer, Matthew Huh

Special Guest: Kat Trout

Content Warning: Discussion of sexual and physical abuse/violence and trauma towards women and children.

Note: This episode of Bijou Banter contains opinions from individuals that do not reflect the Bijou Film Board as a whole. If there are any issues with our conversations, please let us know, and we'll be happy to accommodate.

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The Woman King / Host (2020)

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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This week, we take a look at a recent historical blockbuster, and travel back in time to a Zoom horror film. Big screen and small screen, polar opposite genres, but the same awesome discussion. Which one of these films do we prefer? Find out for yourself on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd, Daniel McGregor-Huyer, Matthew Huh

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Pearl / Petite Maman

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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At last! Bijou Banter returns to the KRUI studio at the University of Iowa! And continuing the unofficial trend of "movie pairings that couldn't be more different", we talk about a prequel to a slasher film about adult filmmakers and a family-friendly fantasy film about a child dealing with grief. All this and many more on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd, Daniel-McGregor Huyer and Matthew Huh

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Pinocchio (1940) / Pinocchio (2022)

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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In a first for Banter, we talk about an original film and its remake in the same episode! That film being the original Disney masterpiece, Pinocchio, and its not-so-original remake, Pinocchio. And also, this is (currently) the longest episode of Bijou Banter yet, clocking in at 78 minutes. So please enjoy this long dissection of a classic and its remake on Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd and Matthew Huh

Special Guest: James Altschul

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Three Thousand Years of Longing / Day Shift

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
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Starting off the 2022-2023 calendar year with a bang (maybe), Banter talks about two films in theaters and on streaming. Both elicit a reaction that could only be described as...

Guess you're going to have to find out for yourself if you wanna know the answer on Bijou Banter.

Featuring: Orson Codd, Daniel McGregor-Huyer, Matthew Huh

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Banter's Summer 2022 Catch-Up

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
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In our first episode for the 2022-2023 calendar year, Banter catches up on all the movies we didn't discuss. Ranging from our personal favorites of the last three months, to the ones where we weren't too keen on. This is Banter's summer catch-up episode!

Featuring: Orson Codd, Daniel McGregor-Huyer, Matthew Huh

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Prey / Lego Star Wars Summer Vacation

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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In this episode of Bijou Banter, we take a look at two films: one being talked about among the sci-fi horror communities and another one in which we may be the only podcast devoting time to a discussion. It's a unique sci-fi double feature that can only be found on Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Orson Codd, Daniel McGregor-Huyer and Matthew Huh

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Nope (2022)

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
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Look up in the sky. Or maybe don't. In this episode of Bijou Banter, we talk at length about Jordan Peele's newest directorial effort. Minor spoilers ahead in this episode. Sit back and enjoy our discussion on Nope!

Featuring: Orson Codd and Matthew Huh

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Thor: Love and Thunder / Ms. Marvel

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
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Marvel mania returns to Bijou Banter. This time, we take a look at a recently released feature film and television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Which of these two projects do we prefer? Find out on this episode of Bijou Banter!

Featuring: Daniel-McGregor Huyer and Matthew Huh

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