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Film Disquisition Volume 2: Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination; Episode 5: Catch That Kid (2004)

Space Money Octagon Presents
The Filmography Disquisition Series
Volume 2
Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination

Episode 5: Catch That Kid (2004)
A moody, urban-climber cool girl, Maddy just wants to follow in her father’s footsteps and become an accomplished mountain climber. Too bad she’s stuck in the city with no mountains to climb, and parents who are worried about her daredevil antics. One day, her father collapses due to an old mountain coming injury. The exorbitant medical bills are a cold dose of reality to Maddy and her mother – the head of security of at a local bank. Without the safety net of universal health insurance, Maddy is forced into a life-altering decision – embrace a life of crime to save her father, or allow the sins of capitalism to claim the life of a loved one. She chooses the ethical path and is soon plotting a bank heist with her dude pals. When the boys’ lustful nature threatens the entire operation, Maddy must one again take charge and convince the boys to stay focused on the mission. After utilizing her free- climbing prowess, Maddy “hacks” onto her mom’s vault and absconds with enough money to pay for her dad’s surgery. With her main concern resolved, Maddy faces a secondary – much less important choice – deciding if she wants to date either of the boyz she used to help rob the bank. She doesn’t and runs off into the hills, embracing her free spirited-ness.

Join co-hosts Vanessa and Toben on a quest that began (in Volume 1) with one of the most pressing cinematic questions of our time: what’s the best movie Blake Lively’s ever been in?

In Volume 2, Vanessa and Toben seek to determine the best Kristen Stewart move of all time.

They will watch – in chronological order – every major motion picture featuring the actress Kristen Stewart. At the end of each episode, an updated ranking of Kristen Stewart movies will be determined using a refined academic and scientific process.

Current Rankings:

  1. Speak
  2. Panic Room
  3. The Safety of Objects
  4. Cold Creek Manor

 

Contact: filmdisq@gmail.com (emails may be read on the show)

Hosts: Vanessa (http://twitter.com/the_virago) and Toben (http://twitter.com/pursuedbyabeard)

Music: Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B Flat Major, K. 191 – I. Allegro
performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra

Record start sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/174771/
Fireplace sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/215658/

Intro voice: @iamastove (twitter.com/iamastove)

This was actually a terrible idea for a podcast

 

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Film Disquisition Volume 2: Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination; Episode 4: Speak (2004)

Space Money Octagon Presents
The Filmography Disquisition Series
Volume 2
Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination

Episode 4: Speak (2004)
– CONTENT NOTE: SEXUAL ASSAULT/RAPE –
Melinda is a moody freshman student at Merryweather High School (go Hornets/Wombats!), carrying with her the baggage of a traumatic summer experience – which has alienated her from many of her friends. She struggles with the challenging, shifting social dynamics of high school, which includes dealing with antagonistic teachers. Thankfully, she’s able to find solace in an art class, where her creative spirit thrives and focuses on tree.
Over the course of the school year, she’s able to come to terms with what happened – thanks to the healing power of artistic expression – and ends up reconnecting with some of her old friends, as well making new friend along the way.

Join co-hosts Vanessa and Toben on a quest that began (in Volume 1) with one of the most pressing cinematic questions of our time: what’s the best movie Blake Lively’s ever been in?

In Volume 2, Vanessa and Toben seek to determine the best Kristen Stewart move of all time.

They will watch – in chronological order – every major motion picture featuring the actress Kristen Stewart. At the end of each episode, an updated ranking of Kristen Stewart movies will be determined using a refined academic and scientific process.

Current Rankings:

  1. Panic Room
  2. The Safety of Objects
  3. Cold Creek Manor

 

Contact: filmdisq@gmail.com (emails may be read on the show)

Hosts: Vanessa (http://twitter.com/the_virago) and Toben (http://twitter.com/pursuedbyabeard)

Music: Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B Flat Major, K. 191 – I. Allegro
performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra

Record start sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/174771/
Fireplace sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/215658/

Intro voice: @iamastove (twitter.com/iamastove)

This was actually a terrible idea for a podcast

 

Listen on Google Play Music

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Film Disquisition Volume 2: Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination; Episode 3: Cold Creek Manor (2003)

Space Money Octagon Presents
The Filmography Disquisition Series
Volume 2
Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination

Episode 3: Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Kristen Tilson is a moody kid living in the big city with her parents and younger brother. One day, after her disobedient brother darts into traffic on the way to school and is nearly killed by a SUV, her family decides to move to the country to get away from it all. They relocate to Cold Creek Manor, a rustic residence with a mysteriously retro vibe whose previous tenants left in a hurry. In addition to the cool new digs, Kristen also gets a pony named Chester!
During a game of hide and seek with her brother, Kristen comes upon a wooden sign reading “evil,” which kind of ruins the whole vibe of the day for her. Bad omens continue for Kristen when a snake spooks her and her brother in the outdoor pool. Fortunately, they are saved by Dale, the former resident of the home, who recently returned from a stint in prison and is now employed by the Tilson’s as a home renovator. Unfortunately, Kristen’s family is soon inundated with more snakes in their house, forcing them to escape to the roof before being rescued once again by Dale. Dale is actually a weirdo, abusive creep, though, despite his snake-related heroics, and is maybe actually harassing the family. Things go from bad to worse for Kristen when she finds Chester dead in the swimming pool under suspicious circumstances. After a near violent confrontation with Dale at the local diner, Kristen, her mother and brother head back to the city while her dad stays behind to figure things out. Kristen and her brother just kind of chill there until their parents have resolved their personal issues with Dale and then they’re able to return to the newly peaceful manor.
 

Join co-hosts Vanessa and Toben on a quest that began (in Volume 1) with one of the most pressing cinematic questions of our time: what’s the best movie Blake Lively’s ever been in?

In Volume 2, Vanessa and Toben seek to determine the best Kristen Stewart move of all time.

They will watch – in chronological order – every major motion picture featuring the actress Kristen Stewart. At the end of each episode, an updated ranking of Kristen Stewart movies will be determined using a refined academic and scientific process.

Current Rankings:

  1. Panic Room
  2. The Safety of Objects

 

Contact: filmdisq@gmail.com (emails may be read on the show)

Hosts: Vanessa (http://twitter.com/the_virago) and Toben (http://twitter.com/pursuedbyabeard)

Music: Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B Flat Major, K. 191 – I. Allegro
performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra

Record start sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/174771/
Fireplace sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/215658/

Intro voice: @iamastove (twitter.com/iamastove)

This was actually a terrible idea for a podcast

 

Listen on Google Play Music

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Film Disquisition Volume 2: Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination; Episode 2: Panic Room (2002)

Space Money Octagon Presents
The Filmography Disquisition Series
Volume 2
Kristen Stewart: An Exhaustive Examination

Episode 2: Panic Room (2002)
Sarah Altman is a moody, youthful razor scooter enthusiast on the hunt for a new home in Manhattan, New York with her mother. She’s drawn to the cool panic room in one home and lucks out, because that’s the home her mom decides to buy. Her luck immediately changes, though, as her home is broken into on their first night there.  A heavy sleeper, Sarah isn’t alerted to the criminals’ activity until her mother awakens her. They dash into the panic room and soon begin negotiating with the burglars. Sarah proves adept at this, coaching her mom in how best to profanely demand the criminals leave them alone. As the situation intensifies, Sarah soon finds herself the calmer of the two in the panic room, and attempts to signal SOS with a flash light to neighbor. Soon though, Sarah – who happens to be diabetic – becomes incapacitated when her blood sugar drops. Her situation then grows even MORE precarious when – due to a convoluted sequence of events – TWO of the bad guys lock themselves in the room with her. Fortunately, one of the scoundrels has a heart of gold and helps Sarah with her blood sugar emergency. As the criminals’ plan unravels, Sarah rushes into action and is able to help turn the tables using the very medical supplies that saved her life once before. With the bad guys finally dispatched, Sarah is once again called into action to help her mother find a new, less panic-inducing, home.
 

 

Join co-hosts Vanessa and Toben on a quest that began (in Volume 1) with one of the most pressing cinematic questions of our time: what’s the best movie Blake Lively’s ever been in?

In Volume 2, Vanessa and Toben seek to determine the best Kristen Stewart move of all time.

They will watch – in chronological order – every major motion picture featuring the actress Kristen Stewart. At the end of each episode, an updated ranking of Kristen Stewart movies will be determined using a refined academic and scientific process.

 

Contact: filmdisq@gmail.com (emails may be read on the show)

Hosts: Vanessa (http://twitter.com/the_virago) and Toben (http://twitter.com/pursuedbyabeard)

Music: Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B Flat Major, K. 191 – I. Allegro
performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra

Record start sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/174771/
Fireplace sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/215658/

Intro voice: @iamastove (twitter.com/iamastove)

This was actually a terrible idea for a podcast

 

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Parking Lot Test: It (2017)

A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting demon, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

Join Space Money Octagon’s Maya, Toben, and Vanessa, and friends, for a round table discussion at a restaurant just minutes after seeing the movie It. Did It pass the parking lot test?

Music:

  • Tatsuhiko Asano – Midnight Movies

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