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Rafer Guzman

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Movie Date: 'Captain Phillips' and 'Machete Kills'

Friday, October 11, 2013

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This week, Kristen and Rafer take on heroes and villains with this week's two major releases: 'Captain Phillips,' the new Tom Hanks-led film about the real hijacking of the Maersk Ala...
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New Movie Releases of The Week: 'Captain Phillips' and 'Machete Kills'

Friday, October 11, 2013

This week, two big releases allow movie lovers to enjoy real and fictional heroes and villains. For reality lovers, there's "Captain Phillips" and for lovers of fiction, there's "Mach...

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Movie Date: Speed Date Round 2!

Friday, October 04, 2013

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Rafer and Kristen switch gears for this week's podcast and review 10 movies in (about) 10 minutes. They also review Gravity, and make some very special announcements!   
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Movie Date: 'Gravity,' 'Runner Runner,' 'Parkland'

Friday, October 04, 2013

This week has seemed like a movie at points, albeit a very long one with no predictable resolution. But our Movie Date team, Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer, are here to weigh in on ...

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Movie Date: 'Thanks For Sharing,' 'Starlet,' 'Don Jon'

Friday, September 27, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen talk sex, sex addiction and porn. Tell your kids to leave the room because they're reviewing 'Thanks for Sharing,' 'Starlet,' and ...
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Movie Reviews of The Week: 'Don Jon,' 'Baggage Claim,' 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2'

Friday, September 27, 2013

It’s Friday, and you know what that means: It's movie day at The Takeaway. This week, the Movie Date team previews three major releases. As always, our Movie Date team, Rafer Guzman a...

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Movie Date: Fall Season Brings Serious Subjects

Friday, September 20, 2013

The air is getting crisper, the jackets are coming out and that means for movie lovers, it's time for a fall film preview.

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Movie Date: 'Prisoners,' 'Rush,' 'After Tiller'

Friday, September 20, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen talk crime and fast cars. They also speak with Martha Shane and Lana Wilson, the filmmakers behind a documentary about the last fo...
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Movie Date Reviews of The Week: 'Prisoners,' 'Rush,' 'After Tiller'

Friday, September 20, 2013

This week, we preview two wide releases and a limited release documentary. First, we talk "Prisoners," the Hugh Jackman, and Jake Gyllenhaal thriller, then Ron Howard’s racecar action...

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Movie Date: Madonna On The Silver Screen

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, co-hosts of The Takeaway’s Movie Date podcast, join Soundcheck to discuss Madonna’s career on the screen.  

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Madonna Week: Madonna's Movie Roles; Weird Al Yankovic; James McBride On 'The Good Lord Bird'

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

In this episode: Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer, of the The Takeaway’s Movie Date podcast, look back at Madonna’s career on the silver screen. 

Plus: Songwriter and pop parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic talks about his latest work, a children's book called My New Teacher and Me!

And: Jazz musician and best-selling novelist James McBride discusses his new book The Good Lord Bird and brings his band in for a live performance. 

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    Movie Date: 'The Family,' 'Insidious 2,' 'Harry Dean Stanton,' 'Austenland'

    Friday, September 13, 2013

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    In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at strange array of movies, including an indie documentary ("Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction"), a horror flick ("Insidious...
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    Movie Date: 'Riddick,' 'Salinger,' and Lots of Listener Mail

    Friday, September 06, 2013

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    In the newest Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen explore the theme of seclusion in this week's big releases: from the self-imposed recluse life of J.D. Salinger (in the new documen...
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    New Movie Releases of The Week: Riddick, Salinger, The Ultimate Life

    Friday, September 06, 2013

    This week there are three releases on the chopping block. The first is "Riddick," the latest in the multi-part sci-fi action franchise. There’s also the documentary “Salinger,” which ...

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    New Movie Releases of The Week: Our Nixon, Closed Circuit, One Direction: This Is Us

    Friday, August 30, 2013

    This week’s movie releases include "Our Nixon," which examines the Nixon presidency, and “Closed Circuit,” the British crime thriller, in addition to “One Direction: This Is Us,” a do...

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    Movie Date: 'Closed Circuit,' 'Our Nixon,' 'The Grandmaster,' 'One Direction: This is Us,' and Special Guest Morgan Spurlock

    Thursday, August 29, 2013

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    In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen wonder if anyone trusts the government anymore, and consider whether beauty is enough to make up for a lack of substance. They al...
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    Movie Date: 'The World's End,' 'You're Next,' 'The Spectacular Now'

    Thursday, August 22, 2013

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    In this week's Movie Date podcast, Kristen and Rafer review movies that are about drinking...or that might be best watched while drunk. They include: "The World's End," which is about...
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    Movie Date: 'The Butler,' 'Jobs,' 'Paranoia,' 'From One Second to the Next,' 'Kickass 2'

    Friday, August 16, 2013

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    In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen give five movies the Bechdel Test. Will any of them pass? On the chopping block are two biopics ("Lee Daniels' The Butler" and "Jo...
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    New Movie Releases of The Week: The Butler, Paranoia, Jobs, Kickass 2

    Friday, August 16, 2013

    This week’s big movie releases include the star-packed “Butler,” the biopic/Apple promo “Jobs,” the geeks-spying-on-geeks tech suspense thriller “Paranoia,” and the comic book sequel ...

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    Movie Date: 'Planes,' 'Percy Jackson,' 'We're the Millers,' 'Lovelace,' 'Elysium'

    Friday, August 09, 2013

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    This week's Movie Date podcast features a wide range of movies that have Rafer and Kristen asking: When should a movie go direct to video? Is a Harry Potter ripoff ever as good as Har...
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