Ep 28: French Kiss

Can a movie that gets great in the second half make up for a weak start with an irritating heroine? Jenny says nay, Lucy says the payoff is worth it. Both agree that Kevin Kline makes a wonderful Frenchman, and everybody loves Jean Reno. Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: 4 Pops ~ Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 3, Comedy: 4, Romance: 5

Jenny says: 3 Pops ~ Jenny’s rating breakdown: Structure: 3, Comedy: 3, Romance: 3

Blog Poll Rating: TBD

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Movie Info:

Release date: May 5, 1995 Director: Lawrence Kasdan Writers: Adam Brooks. More info at IMDb.

Ep 27: While You Were Sleeping

A great example of how a flimsy premise will hobble a movie. Also, just a great movie. Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: ~ Structure: 4, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Jenny says: ~ Structure: 4, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Blog Poll Rating: TBD

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Movie Info:

Release Date: April 21, 1995 Director: Jon Turtletaub Writers: Daniel G. Sullivan, Fredric LeBow. More info at IMDb.

Ep 26: Love Potion No. 9

A classic B movie romcom gets the treatment as Lucy and Jenny try to decide why it is that they can forgive a hero for magically taking advantage of 20 sorority girls. Turns out… it’s just magic. Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: ~ Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Jenny says: ~ Jenny’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 4

Blog Poll Rating: TBD

Movie Info:

Release Date: November 13, 1992 Director: Dale Launer Writers: Dale Launer. More info at IMDb.