Tangerine – GTGC – #160

“Anti-Trash” rolls to a stop with Tangerine. We wrap up our “too good for us” marathon with a look at the indie wunderkind Tangerine; about a sex worker who is on a quest to find her no-good pimp/boyfriend. It is one of the most acclaimed films of 2015. PRODUCER’S NOTE: We  apologize for some of the technical issues that […]


Room – Back to the Movies #15

Back to the Movies continues riding the Oscar hype train in this week’s in depth discussion of Room directed by  and starring Brie Larson. We have an awful lot to say about our experience with the movie, but we want to remain tight lipped about the premise for listeners who might not be initiated with the […]

High Tension

Representation and Sexuality in High Tension

High Tension is an Alexandre Aja-directed French slasher-horror-thriller. It centers on Marie, a young woman who is spending the weekend with her best friend Alex and Alex’s family at their remote (read: even the farm mice can’t hear you get brutally murdered) country home. But all hell breaks loose when a maniac breaks in, slaughters […]


Anomalisa – Back To The Movies (Bonus Episode)

Back to the Movies has returned with an extra special bonus episode to discuss Charlie Kaufman’s recent venture into stop motion animation, Anomalisa. The film stars a famed, lonely, and middle aged self help author, Michael Stone(David Thewlis) as he wanders around the city of Cincinnati looking for a taste of something or something new […]


Uncanny, or why you should watch Ex-Machina

Welcome back to Crossing the Streams. Each week I will be crossing the streaming platforms to find the movies you should check out or stay away from. This week I’m back with a 2015 pick from Netflix which goes by the name Uncanny.  The topic of artificial intelligence and technology has always been of interest, but […]

Dalton’s Top Ten Films of 2015

We’re a few weeks into 2016 so I decided to bite the bullet and make my top ten list for 2015. The benefit of doing this sort of thing officially uncredentialed is no one is making me do it before the end of 2015. The downside is I don’t get screeners sent to me and […]

What is Auteurism and How did it Get Here? Part 2

Why Vulgar Auteurism is Bad Practice for GoodTrash Analysis Now that we’ve talked a little bit about the origin story of Auteurism, it’s time we look at how it relates to GoodTrash and filmmaking in the 21st century. French Auteurism has taken a similar turn as its American counterpart in recent years in its application to […]

Force Majeure

Force Majeure – GTGC – #159

Hello Dear Listener, the gang is back once again to continue the “Anti-trash”  marathon with a look at the Swedish drama, Force Majeure. Force Majeure is Dalton’s host pick and things get a little heated as the gang dig deep into the family drama. We gather around as Dustin leads a round table and proposes questions about […]

The Revenant

The Revenant – Back to the Movies #14

Leonardo DiCaprio has brought his A-game in his continued crusade against the academy with The Revenant. Before doing our full review, Back to the Movies talks Leo’s chances and our reactions to the 2016 Oscar nominations. The Revenant may have garnered an unprecedented 12 nominations, but GoodTrash Media favorite Mad Mad: Fury Road rides close behind […]

Oculus, Sanity, and Gaslighting

If you have a Netflix subscription and like your horror with a side of Lovecraftian mind-fuckery, you might be interested in checking out Mike Flanagan’s Oculus. The film follows two grown siblings, sister Kaylie (Karen Gillan) and brother Tim (Brenton Thwaites) who shared in a twisted and abusive childhood. Kaylie has been leading a successful […]