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101 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
CHAPTER 27: Yuppies, Yuccies, and Confusing Accents
New week, new episode! This week Caroline is going to tell you all about the true story that inspired Chapter 27 directed by Jarrett Schaefer. And that story is the assassination of John Lennon by Mark David Chapman (ever heard of it?). We also discuss what's going on in our super-duper busy crazy lockdown lives (surprise, it's nothing - we do nothing). So join us as we talk puppies, soccer, in-laws, and - as always - murder. Sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance!
79 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
UNCUT GEMS: Problematic Hairography & Horse Statistics
HAPPY TURKEY WEEK, EVERYONE! We missed all you ghost hunters and true crime lovers! This week is Natalie's episode, where she tells us all about the sorta, kinda, not-so-true story of Uncut Gems, the 2019 crime and dark comedy movie directed by the Safdie brothers on the story of a gambling jewelry store owner, Howard Ratner. Natalie also covers the definitely-true stories of Operation Slapshot and the City College of New York's basketball scandal! Listen to all we've been up to - the weird blackhole of YouTube's new Recommended album, Caroline's short-lived career as horse-racing gambler extraordinaire, and updates on Nat's new puppy! Join us on our journey of film noir tropes come to life, like fedoras and early morning raids - sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance!
125 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
CHAPPAQUIDDICK: Our Most Hectic Episode Thus Far
Another week, another episode! And Caroline's back with another historical episode (if you couldn't tell, these are her faves). This week, we watched the 2017 film Chappaquiddick directed by John Curran and Caroline is going to tell us all about the real-life Chappaquiddick incident, all the theories, and the whole Kennedy family curse. That's right - history lesson and murder podcast all rolled up into one, so sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance!Email us at email@example.com Find us on Instagram @filmnoirpodcast And support us on Patreon @Film Noir
85 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
MOLLY'S GAME: Our Criminal Careers & Culinary Dreams
What's up, turkeys? It's Thanksgiving season - and Natalie's already started listening to exclusively holiday music. Tune in for her story on Molly's Game, the 2017 biopic directed by Mr. Aaron Sorkin himself. We definitely recommend you watch the movie this week, but if you don't have the chance, Nat & Caroline will break down the plot for you. Then, Natalie will go through a who's who and what's what of the Molly's Game - and dish all the dirty secrets about Hollywood's seedy dark side. We've got some new updates: puppy names, local LA restaurants we've been safely supporting, and why Caroline wants to become a white-collar criminal. Matt Bomer, move over! This week's a wild ride, so sit back, relax, and we're sorry in advance!!
92 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK: Halloweek (The Sequel)
We know Halloween has technically passed, but we're not quite ready to let go of spooky season. And let's get real: spooky season is a year-round thing for us anyway. This week, Caroline is going to tell you her favorite urban legends from book turned 2019 film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark directed by André Øvredal. She's also going to tell you the true stories that inspired those urban legends, so you get extra scare this week! So go buy all that discount Halloween candy and sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance
81 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
POLTERGIEST: Our Halloweek Puppy Extravaganza
Hey there, all you ghosties! Toast with us to a Halloween in quarantine! In honor of Halloweek, Natalie tells us a ~spooky story~ of the true life hauntings that inspired the Spielberg movie, Poltergeist (1982), and the curse that followed the release of the film - and then the next film, and then the next one. I mean, how could you not listen!? Come along with us on our ghostly journey! And the most exciting announcement: NATALIE'S NEW PUPPY (name still pending, please send her ideas so he can become the FN mascot). Watch the cult classic film and settle in for our tricks & treats. Sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance!
108 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
THE POST: Bi-coastal Migration & We Become Lawyers
What is this? Two Caroline episodes in a row? What have we done to deserve this amazing treat? Nothing, jk, we're sorry, Natalie is a very busy gal and Caroline has nothing going on in her life. But do not fret, Caroline is going to tell us literally the scariest story in the world: a story about US imperialism... sPooOOoky! Caroline and Natalie give us the rundown on what they've been up to for the past couple of weeks in the Q. And then Caroline takes us through the crazy, overlooked story of the Pentagon Papers, which inspired the movie The Post (2017) directed by the GOAT Steven Spielberg. If you want to remind yourself why the US government do be crazy, sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance.
68 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
HAMILTON: Ghost-tea & Pirate Dreams
Pardon me, are you Aaron Burr, sir? No, we are Caroline and Natalie and we're back with another episode. We continue to celebrate spooky szn with a hectic story about murder, ghosts, and a disappearance. This week, we got to watch one of our favorite musicals Hamilton (2020) directed by Thomas Kail. Caroline tells the insane history of Aaron Burr and his family after he won his famous duel. So if you ever wanted to listen to two strangers horribly sing the entire Hamilton soundtrack, sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance.Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Find us on Instagram @filmnoirpodcast And support us on Patreon @Film Noir
67 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
THE IMPOSTER: The Masked Podcasters & Wattpad Fever Dreams
Happy Spooktober, listeners! This week we're going international (sorta). We watched The Imposter (2012) directed by Bart Layton, starring the imposter himself, Frederic Bourdin. Natalie tells us the true life story of Bourdin, notorious French identity thief who somehow wound up stealing the identity of missing Texan boy, Nicholas Barclay. We chat about the insane, winding story of the hundreds of made-up characters Freddie became - and the two identities of the missing children he stole. Caroline finally confesses her wild amnesiac fever dreams and we both admit to our middle-school Wattpad dreams... We've got a face for radio and a voice for print, so sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance!(This episode was pre-recorded on August 5, 2020) Email us at email@example.com Find us on Instagram @filmnoirpodcast And support us on Patreon @Film Noir
52 minutes | Sep 25, 2020
MASTERMINDS: Ass Tattoos & A Baby Named Bear
We’re back and celebrating One Direction’s 10 year anniversary! For our fourth episode, we watched Masterminds (2016) directed by Jared Hess and with the most elite cast, including Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Kate McKinnon, Jason Sudeikis, AND Leslie Jones. Caroline takes us through the case that inspired the movie: the 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery and the batshit crazy true story of the real life David Ghantt. But before that, Caroline and Natalie take a nice long trip down memory lane to gossip about what Harry, Niall, Liam, Louis and Zayn (yes, we still count Zayn) have been doing and ponder baby names and ass tattoos. Sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance! (This episode was pre-recorded on July 23, 2020) Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Find us on Instagram @filmnoirpodcast And support us on Patreon @Film Noir
99 minutes | Sep 17, 2020
ABDUCTED IN PLAIN SIGHT: Face Tattoos & Foreign Passports
It's us again - and this time we put on jeans, just for you! In our third episode, we watched the Netflix documentary Abducted in Plain Sight (2017) directed by Skye Borgman and discussed the case that inspired it: the abduction(s) of Jan Broberg by her neighbor and close family friend, Uncle Bobby and the haunting story told by of all those involved - the Broberg and the Berchtold families' relationship, which clouded the details - and the judgement - of their community. Most importantly, you get to learn about just exactly what Caroline is looking for in a partner and her authoritarian love of reading resumés. All you true-crime junkies, listen in as Natalie recounts the story of Jan Broberg - and all that wasn't included in the film... Spooky! Sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance!Email us at email@example.com Find us on Instagram @filmnoirpodcast And support us on Patreon @Film Noir
63 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
HUSTLERS: Four Money Sign Places, One Money Sign People
What's up, all you divas and hustlers? In our second episode, we watched Hustlers (2019) directed by: Lorene Scafaria and discussed the case that inspired it: the former strip club employees, Samantha Barbash and Roselyn Keo, who stole (allegedly) from the rich and gave to themselves. Listen in for all the crazy hijinks we get into as Caroline navigates the winding road of this New-York-magazine-article-inspiring tale, and dishes on all the juicy details of this sultry story. Sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance!Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Find us on Instagram @filmnoirpodcast And support us on Patreon @Film Noir
97 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
ZODIAC: Buckwheat Cookies & The Gruffalo
Welcome, all you crime-lovers & future listeners! In our first episode (!!!), we watched Zodiac (2007) directed by David Fincher and discussed the true story that inspired it: the infamous Zodiac Killer case from the 1960s and '70s. In this week's episode, we'll introduce ourselves and you'll learn all about Caroline's secret cookie recipes and Natalie's childhood bedtime stories that led us to this moment. We'll chat about snacks, discuss true crime, and Natalie is going to tell you all the gory details of this infamous crime that stirred up so much intrigue in California and the entire country - and remains unsolved to this day. Sit back, relax, and we apologize in advance! Email us at email@example.com Find us on Instagram @filmnoirpodcast And support us on Patreon @Film Noir
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