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FWOAC 237: May 1999 Films

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In FWOAC's third discussion of the films of 1999, we battle The Mummy, fall in love in Notting Hill, and lose it all going up against Ghost Dog.

FWOAC 236: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

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FWOAC runs for its life in order to discuss John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum.

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum || PROLOGUE ~ Homage

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As I type this it has been roughly 24 hours since I took my reserved seat to see John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum. A title and naming convention that lays out how much the filmmakers are aware of the monster they've created.

Normally, I'd save all my thoughts for the podcast but the John Wick series is special and this third installment illuminates something I've been failing to decode from the films. Parabellum is an aggregation of, and homage to, the films that came before it. This isn't a judgement on the quality of the film, simply a statement of fact. Look no further than the connection to Casablanca, the Raid films, and my favorite head-nod; the ceremonial film final fight. 
Parabellum picks the perfect actor and martial arts personality to counter John Wick for the climactic battle of the film. Who may you ask? Mark Dacascos. Before you Google Mr. Dacascos, you know him from the Food Network's American version of Iron Chef. He was the ceremonial figurehead…

FWOAC 235: Summer Cinema 2019

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FWOAC takes a look ahead to discuss how the films of summer 2019 are shaping up.

FWOAC 234: Avengers Endgame | 1999: GO, All About My Mother, Election

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FWOAC travels all throughout time to discuss three important films from 1999, followed by Marvel's culminating adventure Avengers: Endgame.

FWOAC 233: Shazam!

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FWOAC can't figure out the name of the super hero but we're reviewing a film named Shazam!