The Protagonist Podcast #130: Sonny in The Apostle (Film 1997) “You do it your way, I do it mine. But we get it done don’t we?”

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Join us this week as we discuss the astoundingly good 1997 film The Apostle, which was written and directed by, and stars, Robert Duvall. We discuss Duvall’s impressive performance, his character’s poor life decisions, and then dive deep into the theme of redemption. Special thanks to listener Lynell for the request.

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#066: Norman Dale in Hoosiers (Film 1986) “My practices aren’t designed for your enjoyment.”

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In celebration of March Madness we viewed the classic basketball film, Hoosiers (1986). Listen as we discuss Coach Norman Dale, leadership, and the difficulties of dealing with disgruntled rural townsfolk. Then join us in a friendly game of Deus Ex Machina versus Chekhov’s Gun.

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#060: Special: Valentine’s Day 2016 “That wraps up this controversial episode.”

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It’s our second annual special Valentine’s Day episode! Joe and Todd sent each other lists of fictional characters and each tried to find the perfect match. What obscure Argentine comic strip character makes an appearance? What perfect match for Wreck-It Ralph goes unappreciated by the judges? Listen to find out.

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#053: George Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life (Film 1946) “Hello, Bedford Falls!”

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It’s A Wonderful Life, listeners, when we get the chance to talk about George Bailey in our final Christmas episode of the year. Fulfilling patreon contributor Jane’s request, we tackle a classic movie starring the man, the myth, the legend: Jimmy Stewart.

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#030: Special: Draft of Weird Children’s Films and TV Shows “I am so lost …”

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Special draft episode! Joe and Todd each try to select the most bizarre collection of children’s shows and movies that have ever been made. Please let us know about any strange kid’s shows we missed.

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#008: Rapunzel in Tangled (Film 2010) “Her hair glows. I didn’t see that coming.”

In an episode nearly as long as the film itself, Joseph and Todd discuss Rapunzel in the 2010 Disney Classic Tangled. Topics of discussion include the emotional effects of living your life locked in a tower, the actual length of Rapunzel’s hair, and Rapunzel’s parents’ choice of head of security. This is quality podcasting.

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