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Trailer Alert: You Don’t Nomi

Sammy Younan

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Are you ready for this?
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20 May 2020 Girth Radio Blog  My Summer Lair Read more

Trailer Alert: The Booksellers

Sammy Younan

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You’d expect a documentary about New York City booksellers to be about chasing down a…I dunno say a first edition Charles Dickens or perhaps a Hoop Dreams style doc about wanting to become a rare book dealer. It’s neither. Instead what director D.W. Young offers is a sci-fi tangent via Henry Wessells whose book is A Conversation Larger Than the Universe: Readings in Science Fiction and the Fantastic (whew!) as well as a motivated search for early hip hop documents and magazines.
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27 April 2020 Girth Radio Blog  My Summer Lair Read more

Trial By Trailer: Including…Uncut Gems

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

Is this good?
Will this be good?
Every movie trailer answers or challenges those 2 questions. The ham-fisted rebuttal comes swiftly, however: no you don’t need to always see a movie to know it’s tank.

Do you really need to sit through a Michael Bay Transformers movie to know for sure? Tank is Tank. And Fresh…well Fresh is always Fresh. I’m down like I’m Brown for that.
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10 January 2020 Girth Radio Blog  My Summer Lair Read more

Trial by Trailer: Including…Atypical

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

Is this good?
Will this be good?
Every movie trailer answers or challenges those 2 questions. The ham-fisted rebuttal comes swiftly, however: no you don’t need to always see a movie to know it’s tank.

Do you really need to sit through a Michael Bay Transformers movie to know for sure? Tank is Tank. And Fresh…well Fresh is always Fresh. I’m down like I’m Brown for that.
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18 October 2019 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Trailer Alert: ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

Back in October Netflix quietly released ReMastered a music documentary series focusing on seminal musical moments: basically it was their 30 for 30 but instead of sports it was music
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3 February 2019 Girth Radio Blog Read more

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