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Rafer Guzman

Takeaway Film Contributor

Rafer Guzman appears in the following:

Movie Date: Films to See & Avoid This Weekend

Friday, January 16, 2015

Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Kristen Meinzer, culture producer for The Takeaway, review the new films hitting the box office this weekend.

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'Taken 3,' 'Inherent Vice,' 'Mozart in the Jungle,' and Listener Mail

Friday, January 09, 2015

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It's the early days of January, and you know what that means when it comes it movies...
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Movies to Marathon and Miss This Awards Season

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Even the critics who are "Wes Anderson-ed out" are calling his cohort Jason Schartzman's film, "Listen Up Phillip," a hilarious sleeper bound to make top ten lists, if not win awards.

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The Best Movies of 2014

Saturday, January 03, 2015

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As we move forward into 2015, Rafer and Kristen take a look back at the very best movies of 2014. 
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The Movie Date Podcast's Holiday Film Guide

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Tonight's the biggest release date of the year - Christmas Eve! Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman review seven movies out on the big screen tonight.

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The Christmas Movie Extravaganza!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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There are eight movies you can see in the theatres this Christmas, but which one is the most suitable for the season?
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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,' 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,' 'Annie,' 'The Interview'

Monday, December 22, 2014

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Two sequels, one remake, and a film you may never see. It's a bizarre and exciting Movie Date podcast!
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'Wild,' 'Life Partners,' 'She's Beautiful When She's Angry,' Movie Therapy, and Listener Mail

Friday, December 05, 2014

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In a Movie Date first, Rafer and Kristen review three films starring and co-starring women. 
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Hollywood Zooms In on Income Inequality

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Whether it's "The Hunger Games" or the new indie film "Snowpiercer,” divisions between a powerful ruling class and society's poorest continue to dominate Hollywood dialogue.

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'Penguins of Madagascar,' 'Horrible Bosses 2,' 'The Imitation Game,' and More!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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It's Black Friday! What better time to watch good movies, bad movies, and maybe sit around in your sweatpants?
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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,' 'Pulp,' Thanksgiving Sweatpants & Movie Therapy

Friday, November 21, 2014

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Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and Rafer and Kristen are rubbing their stomachs. Fortunately, there's both hunger and supermarkets on the big screens, vying for some attention. 
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'The Theory of Everything,' 'Foxcatcher,' 'Beyond the Lights,' 'Dumb and Dumber To,' Sweatpants & Listener Mail

Friday, November 14, 2014

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If you doubted it was Oscar season, we have two words for you: "Dumb and Dumber To."
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'Interstellar,' 'Horns,' 'Big Hero 6,' Sweatpants, and Listener Mail

Friday, November 07, 2014

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How important is logic in a movie? And when is a family actually a cult? Rafer and Kristen contemplate this and other big questions on this week's Movie Date.
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'Nightcrawler,' 'Laggies,' 'Before I Go to Sleep,' 'Olive Kitteridge,' 'Mike Tyson Mysteries,' and Angry Listener Mail

Friday, October 31, 2014

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It's a haunted Halloween Movie Date with a wide range of creepy options, from an amnesia suspense flick to a sociopath-centered thriller.
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Movie Date's Scariest Sounding Films

Friday, October 31, 2014

Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, co-hosts of The Takeaway’s Movie Date podcast, delve into some frightening sounds in the film industry with some of their favorite scary movie audio.

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Primus Plays Wonka In Concert; Movie Date's Scariest Sounding Films

Friday, October 31, 2014

Primus performs songs from its Willy Wonka-inspired album in The Greene Space. Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman of the Movie Date podcast talk about the movies with the scariest sounds. 

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'John Wick,' '23 Blast,' 'Citizenfour,' and Special Guest Jason Schwartzman

Friday, October 24, 2014

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A blind boy plays football, an ordinary man blows the whistle, and Keanu Reeves makes a heroic return. Plus, Jason Schwartzman, star of "Listen of, Philip," stops by!
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'Dear White People,' 'The Best of Me,' 'Birdman,' 'Fury,' Movie Therapy, and Sweatpants

Friday, October 17, 2014

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It's a rage-filled podcast, as Rafer & Kristen delve into race relations, child abuse, career angst, and war. On the bright side, there's also Movie Therapy & a new feature: Sweatpants!
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'St. Vincent,' 'Kill The Messenger,' 'The Judge,' and Special Guest Damien Chazelle, Writer/Director of 'Whiplash'

Friday, October 10, 2014

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This week's podcast is filled with some real jerks, from controlling fathers to grumpy babysitters to abusive teachers. Enjoy!
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'Gone Girl,' 'Left Behind,' 'Annabelle,' 'Men Women & Children' and Movie Therapy

Friday, October 03, 2014

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There's a lot to be afraid of this week: the rapture, homicidal husbands, the internet, and, of course, dolls. 
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