TGB Episode 74: The 80's All Over Again (Guest: Dan Trachtenberg)

August 17, 2011

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On this week's episode of The Golden Briefcase, Tim and Jeremy are joined by Dan Trachtenberg from the Totally Rad Show to go over their Picks of the Week, the newest DVD/Blu-Ray releases, talk about new trailers for A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas 3D and Lynne Ramsay's We Need to Talk About Kevin, plus rant about set photo leak reactions and more. The main topic of the night was a discussion of remaking films from the 80's in honor Fright Night and Conan the Barbarian hitting theaters this weekend. The guys go over some of the best and worst of the bunch and pontificate about what movies might work as remakes.

The Golden Briefcase is also broadcast LIVE on Tuesday nights starting at 7:30PM (PST). You can listen in via our Ustream page or by visiting our own live page right here on FS. The podcast is just as fun to listen to live while it's being recorded, with plenty of special guests, so I suggest you tune in the next time it records!

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Previous Episode: #73: Just Robbing Them Banks (Guest: Peter S. Hall)

Our Guest:

Dan Trachtenberg: @DannyTRS

Picks of the Week:

Jeremy: The Host
Dan: Insidious / Before the Fall
Tim: Vincenzo Natali's Splice

DVD/Blu-Rays Released:

Jane Eyre
The Big Lebowski (Blu-Ray)

Segment Times:

Pick of the Week: 6:02
New Releases: 22:09
Trailer Watch: A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas: 34:20
Trailer Watch: We Need to Talk About Kevin: 41:34
Rant: Jeremy: 47:33
Main Topic: Remaking the 80's: 56:00

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Rant? lol sounds awesome!! Thanks guys 🙂

Davide Coppola on Aug 17, 2011


Did you guys ever name the winner of the stakeland blu ray?

Rv on Aug 17, 2011


We didn't! Check our facebook page later today for the winner!

timbuel on Aug 17, 2011


When you said "what's his face" I must admit I laughed 🙂 Great show as always!

Davide Coppola on Aug 19, 2011


Little late getting to this but this has to be your best episode yet...that is until I listen to today's episode:P Love the 80's talk and the great insight from Dan! Great job fellas.

Anonymous on Aug 24, 2011

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