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A Place for Film: Summer Comedies

Episode 36: Discussing the Summer Comedies

On this week's episode of A Place for Film, Andy and Jason sit down with Chelsey McKrill again to talk about comedies coming out this summer. It's a great summer for comedy, and we discuss all of the comedies currently out, as well as why comedy has become such a big deal during summertime.

Chelsey joins us for her second episode, and as is the tradition on our show, we have her list her five favorite movies of all time.

This is also the last week for the DVD game, as I've essentially run out of DVD's to bring to the table. The DVD game is when I bring 3 unwatched DVDs from my collection to the table and Jason will choose one for me to watch and discuss the next week.

Last week I watched West Side Story, which I discuss in this episode. Next episode, I'll have watched Field of Dreams. However, I've only got about eight DVDs left. So rather than bring the same few back over and over, Andy is going to look for a new personal movie watching project. Have a project to suggest? Comment on this post, or follow us on Twitter: @iucinemapodcast

And Jason discusses his long-term project of watching 300 movies in one year, tracking them as he goes along. He started at the beginning of May, and was up to 34 as of this recording. He's still going strong. Stick with us all year to find out how he's doing.

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Movies Mentioned in this Episode (2011 Summer Comedies in Bold)

30 Minutes Or Less

Alpha Dog


Bad Teacher

Blade Runner

Boogie Nights




Cable Guy

Children Of Men

Crazy, Stupid, Love.


Deep Impact


Easy A

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind


Field Of Dreams

Freaky Friday

Friends With Benefits

Fright Night

Funny People

Going The Distance

Hangover Part 2

Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle

High Lane

Horrible Bosses

Hot Rod

Hot Tub Time Machine

In A Better World


Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer

Kung Fu Panda 2

Larry Crowne

Mac Gruber

Meeks Cutoff

Mr. Poppers Penguins


No Strings Attached


Star Trek (2010)

Super 8


Synecdoche, New York

Talladega Nights

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The 40 Year Old Virgin

The Change-Up

The Chase

The Green Lantern

The Hangover, Part II

The Parent Trap

The Third Man

Touch Of Evil

Twin Peaks (TV)

V For Vendetta

Van Wilder

West Side Story


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