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Rafer Guzman

Takeaway Film Contributor

Rafer Guzman appears in the following:

Movie Date: 'Peeples' and 'The Great Gatsby'

Friday, May 10, 2013

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Is "The Great Gatsby" great? It's been the question on movie enthusiasts' minds for the past several months. Rafer and Kristen weigh in on the Leonardo Di Caprio-led movie, share thei...
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New Movie Releases: 'Peeples' and 'The Great Gatsby'

Friday, May 10, 2013

In this week's look at new movies, Rafer and Kristen discuss complicated family reunions, party crashing, and what happens when eccentric Australian directors take on American classic...

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Movie Date: 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' and 'Iron Man 3'

Friday, May 03, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen discuss Gwyneth Paltrow's abs, Kate Hudson's divisive acting skills, action sequences that make Kristen clap, and the best terrori...
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Movie Date: 'Pain and Gain,' 'The Big Wedding'

Friday, April 26, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen talk about why we should all aspire to the motto, "do be a doer," as opposed to "don't be a don'ter." They also discuss middle-aged sex, wedding hook-ups, and Chef Boyardee. Special guest Cate Contino Cowit gives her insights as well. It's all in honor of the new action-crime-comedy, "Pain and Gain" starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Anthony Mackie; and the romantic comedy, "The Big Wedding," starring Robert De Niro, Susan Sarandon, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Robin Williams, and Topher Grace.

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New Movie Releases: 'The Big Wedding' and 'Pain and Gain'

Friday, April 26, 2013

The Takeaway's Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, review this week's major releases. On the roster this week: the dysfunctional family comedy, “The Big Wedding” and th...

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Movie Date: 'The Company You Keep' and 'Oblivion'

Monday, April 22, 2013

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This week's Movie Date podcast is arriving a few days late, as Kristen was dedicating all of last week's working hours to covering the news in Boston. But it's still packed with Rafer...
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Movie Date: '42' and 'The Place Beyond the Pines'

Friday, April 12, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen debate whether the new movie "42" is the story of Jackie Robinson, the story of the integration of baseball, or another story all ...
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New Movie Releases: "The Place Beyond the Pines" and "42"

Friday, April 12, 2013

The Takeaway's Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, review this week's major releases. On the roster this week:“42,” which celebrates Jackie Robinson and the integration...

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Movie Date: 'Evil Dead,' 'Jurassic Park 3D,' 'No Place on Earth'

Friday, April 05, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at three very different stories of survival, one of which is a reboot ("Jurassic Park 3D"), one of which is a remake ("Evil D...
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New Movie Releases: 'Evil Dead,' 'Jurassic Park 3D' and 'No Place on Earth'

Friday, April 05, 2013

The Takeaway's Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer, Takeaway culture producer, and Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, review this week's major releases and discuss the legacy of film...

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Movie Date: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' and 'The Host'

Sunday, March 31, 2013

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This week's Movie Date podcast explores the complexities of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," the cultural implications of "The Host," the role of geometry in romantic entanglements, and the r...
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New Movie Releases: 'The Host' and "G.I. Joe Retaliation'

Friday, March 29, 2013

This week, the Rafer Guzman of the Movie Date podcast looks at two new releases: "The Host," starring Saoirse Ronan and "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

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Movie Date: 'Olympus Has Fallen,' 'Admission,' 'The Croods'

Friday, March 22, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer points out a certain animated character's skimpy clothing, Kristen admits to more than Rafer can handle, and both of them sing the praises of ...
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New Movie Releases: 'Admission,' 'The Croods,' 'Olympus Has Fallen'

Friday, March 22, 2013

Movie fans have some plenty to choose from this weekend, including a comedy, some animation, and a takedown of the White House by North Korean terrorists.

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Movie Date: 'The Call,' 'Burt Wonderstone,' 'Ginger and Rosa,' 'Spring Breakers'

Friday, March 15, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer confesses to being a magic nerd, Kristen talks about girl-on-girl action, Rafer admits to liking big beds, and Kristen uses some barnyard lang...
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New Movie Releases: 'Burt Wonderstone,' 'The Call,' 'Spring Breakers,' 'Ginger and Rosa'

Friday, March 15, 2013

Movie fans have plenty to choose from this weekend. They include "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," starring Steve Carell, and "The Call," starring Halle Berry. There are also a few i...

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Movie Date: 'Oz the Great and Powerful,' 'Dead Man Down,' 'Emperor'

Monday, March 11, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review "Dead Man Down," "Emperor," and "Oz: The Great and Powerful." Along the way, they contemplate the power of Tyler Perry, the scariness of The Incredible Hulk, and the style choices of Joan Crawford. A warning: this week's trivia question refers to a certain college past time involving marijuana, "The Wizard of Oz," and Pink Floyd.  

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Movie Date: '21 and Over,' 'Jack the Giant Slayer,' 'Phantom'

Friday, March 01, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen are joined by Jeff Yang, who writes the Wall Street Journal's Tao Jones column. Jeff shares his thoughts on the new movie, "21 and...
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New Movie Releases: '21 and Over,' 'Jack the Giant Slayer,' 'Phantom'

Friday, March 01, 2013

This weekend, three very different movies hit the big screen: "21 and Over" is the latest offering from the writers of "The Hangover." "Jack the Giant Slayer" is a modern-retelling of...

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Movie Date Presents: Oscar...Totally Naked

Friday, February 22, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen's bickering isn't restricted to the online world. Instead, it's made available to radio listeners all over the country. It's their first hour-long special for the airwaves, and it's all in honor of Hollywood's biggest night. Ladies and gentleman, "Movie Date Presents: Oscar...Totally Naked." 

And yes, Rafer and Kristen are naked throughout.

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