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Rafer Guzman

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Rafer Guzman appears in the following:

Movie Date: 'Maleficent,' 'A Million Ways to Die in the West,' and Special Guest Clive Owen

Thursday, May 29, 2014

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What makes a hero and hero and a villain a villain? And are the two really so different? Rafer and Kristen mull over these questions as they look at this week's big releases: "Malefic...
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Movie Date: 'Blended,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' and Special Guest John Ottman

Friday, May 23, 2014

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Have we been here before? Because Rafer and Kristen are feeling some serious deja vu. It's all due to the release of the third Sandler-Barrymore romantic comedy ("Blended") and the se...
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Movie Date: 'Godzilla,' 'The Immigrant,' 'Million Dollar Arm,' and Special Guest Mark Ciardi

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at the theme of immigration on film through three of this week's big releases: "The Immigrant," "Godzilla," and "Million Doll...
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Movie Date: 'Neighbors,' 'Moms' Night Out,' 'Chef,' 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return'

Friday, May 09, 2014

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It's an odd mix of adult humor, faith-based comedy, indie food porn, and animated family fair in this week's Movie Date podcast, as Rafer and Kristen review "Neighbors" (starring Seth...
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Today's Highlights | May 09, 2014

Friday, May 09, 2014

Highlights From Today's Show: In Russia, Friday marks the 69th annual Victory Day, a national holiday celebrated all over the country that marks the Soviet's defeat of the Nazis...The...

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Movie Date: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'Belle,' 'Locke'

Friday, May 02, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen enlist the help of a real comic book enthusiast as they review "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Scott Rosenberg, in addition to loving ...
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Movie Date: 'Brick Mansions,' 'The Other Woman,' and Movie Therapy

Friday, April 25, 2014

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This week's Movie Date podcast is all about revenge, as Rafer and Kristen review "Brick Mansions" and "The Other Woman." "Brick Mansions" centers on a good cop (Paul Walker) who's out...
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Movie Date: 'Transcendence,' 'Heaven is for Real,' and the TV Series 'Fargo'

Friday, April 18, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen grapple with two very different interpretations of life after death, in "Heaven is For Real" and "Transcendence." The first is a f...
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Movie Date: 'Rio 2,' 'Draft Day,' 'Oculus'

Friday, April 11, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at three very different films: "Rio 2," which brings the message of eco-terrorism to children; "Draft Day," which attempts to...
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Today's Highlights | April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Also on Today's Show This week the “Heartbleed” bug was a reminder of the vulnerabilities of the internet...A look at this weekend’s releases which include "Draft Day," "Oculus," and ...

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Movie Date: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' 'Under the Skin,' and Special Guest Scarlett Johansson

Friday, April 04, 2014

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This week's Movie Date podcast is all Scarlett Johansson all the time! From their review of "Captain American: The Winter Soldier," to an accented audio trivia question, to a very s...
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Scarlett Johansson on Her New Science Fiction Streak

Friday, April 04, 2014

The award-winning actress' latest roles all have something in common — their genre. In this week's Movie Date Podcast, Johansson reflects on playing a string of sci-fi characters and ...

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Movie Date: 'Noah' and 'Cesar Chavez'

Friday, March 28, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen take a closer look at some of the not-so-literal elements of the new movie "Noah." Among those elements: rock monsters, magical ...
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Today's Highlights | March 28, 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014

Also on Today's Show President Barack Obama and Saudi King Abdullah will meet in Riyadh today, during a period of time when the U.S. is importing the least crude oil from the region i...

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An Epic Tale of Hollywood and The Bible

Thursday, March 27, 2014

This weekend, the big budget biblical adventure "Noah" hits the big screen. The biblical film isn't new, but these movies raise questions about Hollywood's fascination with The Bible....

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Movie Date: 'Divergent,' 'Muppets Most Wanted,' 'Nymphomaniac Volume 1,' and Special Guest Stellan Skarsgard

Friday, March 21, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen talk everything from doppelgangers to dystopia to sex addiction. It's all in honor of the new films "Muppets Most Wanted," "Dive...
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Movie Date: 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Need for Speed,' 'Veronica Mars,' and More!

Friday, March 14, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review the video game-turned-movie "Need for Speed," the latest Wes Anderson confection, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and the fan-f...
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Today's Highlights | March 14, 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

Also on Today's Show: Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are experiencing a disagreement over what to do about the Ukraine crisis...It's been more than a month since protests broke out in Vene...

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Movie Date: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' and '300: Rise of an Empire'

Saturday, March 08, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen hop into the WABAC machine for a trip to the rebooted world of "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" and the sword and sandal past of "300: Rise...
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Movie Date: Bonus Oscar Podcast!

Friday, February 28, 2014

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In this very special Movie Date bonus podcast, listeners have a chance to re-listen to Rafer and Kristen's Oscar predictions from earlier in this year. Also, all three parts from The ...
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