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Rafer Guzman

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Rafer Guzman appears in the following:

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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Movie Date: 'Son of God' and 'Non-Stop'

Friday, February 28, 2014

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This week's Movie Date podcast looks at the newest attempt to put the life of Jesus Christ on film, in "Son of God." The movie takes content from a ten-hour History Channel miniseries...
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Today's Highlights | February 28, 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

Also on Today's Show: Concerns over a Russian-backed separatist movement in the Crimean region of Ukraine is giving the international community serious pause...First Lady Michelle Oba...

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Movie Date: 'Three Days to Kill,' 'Pompeii,' 'In Secret'

Friday, February 21, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen discuss how, if they were in a Hollywood blockbuster, they'd most want to be killed. The options: volcano ('Pompeii'), middle aged...
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Today's Highlights | February 21, 2014

Friday, February 21, 2014

Also on Today's Show: The Takeaway's Movie Date team—Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzma—reviews this weekend’s new releases which include the Victorian Era film noir "In Secret," the act...

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Movie Date: 'Endless Love,' 'Robocop,' 'About Last Night,' 'Winter's Tale'

Friday, February 14, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, the 1980s are back in full force, as Kristen and Rafer review three remakes of 80s movies and one adaptation of an 80s novel. On the chopping block:...
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Today's Highlights | February 14, 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014

Also on Today's Show: At least half a dozen states are looking to change their laws around alcohol this year, including allowing grocery stores in some states to sell either liquor an...

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Movie Date: The Beatles On Screen

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

This past weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ very first live television performance here in the U.S. However, today we thought we’d take a look at the Beatles – not on the small screen, but on the big screen. We talk with Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, co-hosts of The Takeaway’s Movie Date podcast, about the Beatles' impact on film. 

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Today's Highlights | February 11, 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Also On Today's Show: The iconic depression-era child star Shirley Temple Black has passed away at the age of 85...The band “One Ring Zero” has released eight albums, including one wh...

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Movie Date: 'Lego Movie,' 'Monuments Men,' Woody Allen, Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

Thursday, February 06, 2014

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This week's Movie Date podcast includes some heavy matters as well as some livelier ones. On the heavy side, Rafer and Kristen give a recap on the recent Woody Allen / Dylan Farrow dr...
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Movie Date: 'That Awkward Moment' and 'Labor Day'

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

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This week's Movie Date podcast is going up a few days late, as Rafer and Kristen have been on vacation. Thanks for your patience! And now, with no further ado, reviews of the suspense...
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Movie Date: "I, Frankenstein," Sundance Film Festival, Movie Therapy, Corrections

Friday, January 24, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen try to squeeze as much as they can into half an hour. They begin with a review of the sci-fi semi-religious adventure movie, "I, F...
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Today's Highlights | January 24, 2013

Friday, January 24, 2014

Other Highlights From Today's Show: Governor Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for the state of California. What does this mean for cities like San Diego?...Our Movie Date ...

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Movie Date: 'Ride Along,' 'The Nut Job,' 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' & Oscar Nods

Friday, January 17, 2014

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen recount their encounters with wildlife in the city and ponder the ways that dance-offs are better than shoot-outs. It's all in hon...
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The Evolution of Hollywood Movie Villains

Friday, January 17, 2014

Movie villains are everywhere in the films hitting the box office this week—from Victor Cherevin in the new film “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” to the mysterious secret kingpin in "Ride...

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