Episode 11: On the QT — Movies Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Prizefighting Kangaroo: Two jackamoes from the desert get opinionated about cinematic culture.

You like all things movies? So do we. “We” being a couple of PHX-based writers, Ashley Naftule and Amy Young. We’re getting opinionated about cinematic culture with a new theme each episode. In partnership with YabYum Music + Arts.

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Episode 11: On the QT — Movies Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Episode 11: On the QT — Movies Directed by Quentin Tarantino
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Co-hosts Amy and Ashley put Quentin Tarantino under their microscope on this edition of Prizefighting Kangaroo. There’s a deep dive into the filmmaker and foot fetishist’s 2019 summer blockbuster, Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. Though they didn’t actually cover the foot-loving aspect of the director, they did chat about his other movies and as well as what makes him continually compelling…

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Episode 10: Whit’s Up! — Movies Directed by Whit Stillman

Episode 10: Whit’s Up! — Movies Directed by Whit Stillman
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In our continued celebration of directors in 2019, for this episode we’ve invited a guest — Phoenix-based journalist Tom Reardon — to join us to chat about one of his favorite directors, Whit Stillman. With only seven movies under his directorship, Stillman hasn’t been terribly prolific but he has managed to maintain a following and create opinions about his movies that often follow the lives of young, rich kids in NYC. Let’s just say not everyone in this convo holds the same level of fandom… of the director and of socialites…

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Episode 09: Later Days – Movies Directed by Richard Linklater

Episode 09: Later Days – Movies Directed by Richard Linklater
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On this episode of PFK, Ashley and Amy examine a variety of movies made with Linklater in the director’s chair. From 1990s Slacker to recent endeavors like Boyhood and Everybody Wants Some, the team talks about his work and brilliance in bringing unusual characters and scenarios to life. And, for some reason, a tangent that compares his work with Kevin Smith’s…

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Episode 08: The Best of 2018

Episode 08: The Best of 2018
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The team at Prizefighting Kangaroo loves when the year comes to an end so they can ramble on about what blew their minds over the past 12 months. And also to dish a little on what simply blew. From blockbusters to indie treasures, the duo reaches into their mixed bag to pull out multiple titles for the conversational chopping block…

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Episode 07: The Horror Show

Episode 07: The Horror Show
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In this episode, Ashley and Amy are joined by their producer Devin for a convo about the horror movie genre. They talk about movies in the genre that are spooky, scary, and in some cases, downright stupid. From slashers to psychological tormentors, plenty of characters get gabbed about. They talk actors, directors, and dig into flicks from the way back and ones hitting screens more recently…

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Episode 06: Two-Faced

Episode 06: Two-Faced
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On this episode of the PFK, Ashley and Amy take a look at movies where characters are living a double life. It’s a theme that’s sometimes funny and always psychologically compelling. These white-knuckle situations often cause distress and anxiety for the viewer, and we love blabbing about that which disrupts the psyche. Join us as we dig into A Scanner Darkly, The Departed, Vertigo, some David Lynch movies (no surprise there!), and more…

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