Rafer Guzman

Takeaway Film Contributor

Rafer Guzman appears in the following:

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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New Movie Releases of the Week: Planes, Elysium, Lovelace and More

Friday, August 09, 2013

Dane Cook, Logan Lerman, Jennifer Aniston, Matt Damon, and Amanda Seyfried—that's your Movie Date lineup for this weekend. Five new films are all out this weekend. Bringing us th...

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Movie Date: "The Canyons" and "Two Guns"

Friday, August 02, 2013

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This week, Kristen wonders if the creators of "Two Guns" have difficulty counting, Rafer wonders if the creators of "The Canyons" have difficulty accepting that it's no longer 1983, K...
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New Movie Releases of the Week: The Canyons & 2 Guns

Friday, August 02, 2013

Lindsay Lohan, Pornstars, Denzel and Marky Mark. That's your Movie Date lineup for this weekend. The new films "The Canyons"and "Guns 2" are all out this weekend. Bringing us the revi...

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Movie Date: 'The To-Do List,' 'Wolverine,' 'Fruitvale Station,' 'Blue Jasmine'

Friday, July 26, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen tackle a strange, intense, and in some cases disappointing variety of movies, from the teen sex comedy, "The To-Do List" to the la...
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New Movie Releases: The Wolverine, The To-Do List, Blue Jasmine

Friday, July 26, 2013

This week, movie theaters have offerings for everyone from comic book fans to teen movie lovers or Bernie Madoff haters. Bringing us the reviews of these films is our Movie Date team—...

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Movie Date: 'Act of Killing,' 'The Conjuring,' 'RIPD,' 'Red 2,' 'Turbo'

Friday, July 19, 2013

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In this week's supersized Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen face what might be the worst opening weekend all summer. On the chopping block: "The Conjuring," "RIPD," "Red 2," and "...
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New Movie Releases of the Week: Turbo, R.I.P.D, The Conjuring, Red 2

Friday, July 19, 2013

Snails, spooks, spirits...and Bruce Willis. That's your Movie Date lineup for this weekend. The new films "Turbo," "R.I.P.D," "The Conjuring," and "Red 2" are all out this weekend. Br...

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