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Rafer Guzman

Takeaway Film Contributor

Rafer Guzman appears in the following:

Movie Date: 'Her,' 'Anchorman 2,' 'American Hustle'

Friday, December 20, 2013

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This week's Movie Date podcast has Rafer wishing he knew how to do the hustle and Kristen questioning whether computers will eventually try to have sex with us all. On the chopping bl...
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Movie Date: 'American Hustle,' 'Anchorman 2,' 'Her'

Friday, December 20, 2013

In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at what could some of the last big movies of the year. They start with two big releases: The star-studded "American Hustle" a...

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Movie Date: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' 'Saving Mister Banks,' Golden Globe Nods

Friday, December 13, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look back on their own magical childhood memories as they review the making-of-"Mary Poppins" movie, "Saving Mister Banks" and the...
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New Movie Releases: 'Saving Mister Banks' and 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Friday, December 13, 2013

We’re well into December, which means that the Oscar contenders are taking over the theaters. Our Movie Date team is here to talk about two of those contenders today: The second insta...

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Movie Date: Best On-Screen Bands

Monday, December 09, 2013

Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman of The Takeaway's Movie Date podcast pick some of their favorite bands that only exist on screen.

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Movie Date: 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Sound of Music Live'

Friday, December 06, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at the intersections of music and film in three new releases: "Inside Llewyn Davis," "Out of the Furnace," and "Sound of Musi...
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Movie Date: "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," "Oldboy," "Black Nativity," "Homefront," "Frozen," and an interview with Josh Gad

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

WNYC
The Thanksgiving movie rush is upon us and The Movie Date team is here to tell you what to see and what to skip this holiday weekend. On this special Wednesday version of the podcast,...
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Movie Reviews: 'Frozen,' 'Oldboy,' 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,' 'Black Nativity,' 'Homefront'

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Kristen Meinzer, culture producer for The Takeaway, tell you what to see and what to skip this holiday we...

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Movie Date: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' 'Delivery Man,' and 'Christmas Candle'

Friday, November 22, 2013

WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," "Delivery Man," and "The Christmas Candle." They also answer listener mail in response t...
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Movie Reviews: 'The Hunger Games,' 'Delivery Man,' 'The Christmas Cradle'

Friday, November 22, 2013

Each Friday, The Takeaway's Movie Date team delivers reviews of the new releases slated to hit the box office. This week, the Movie Date team weighs in on "The Hunger Games: Catching ...

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Movie Date: 'Nebraska,' 'Best Man Holiday,' Angry Listener Mail, and Movie Therapy

Friday, November 15, 2013

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In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review "Nebraska," the latest from Alexander Payne and "The Best Man Holiday," the sequel to the 1999 African-American romantic co...
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New Movie Releases: 'Best Man Holiday' and 'Nebraska'

Friday, November 15, 2013

Each Friday, The Takeaway's Movie Date team delivers reviews of the new releases slated to hit the box office. This week, they look at the holiday reunion movie “The Best Man Holiday”...

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Movie Date: 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'The Book Thief, 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Friday, November 08, 2013

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It's mortals versus superheroes as Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman take on "Thor: The Dark World," "The Book Thief," and "Dallas Buyers Club."

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New Movie Releases of The Week: 'The Book Thief,' 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Friday, November 08, 2013

A Marvel superhero, a young girl in Nazi Germany, and a Texan with HIV prove that bravery comes in all shapes and sizes as "Thor: The Dark World," "The Book Thief," and "Dallas Buyers...

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Movie Date: 'Free Birds,' 'Ender's Game, 'About Time,' and Special Guest Mary Steenburgen

Friday, November 01, 2013

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Time travel and dystopia reign this week as Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman take on "Free Birds," "Ender's Game," and "About Time." Plus, Kristen interviews Mary Steenburgen who star...
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New Movie Releases of The Week: 'Ender's Game,' 'Free Birds,' 'About Time'

Friday, November 01, 2013

This week, it's all about time travel and dystopia as the Movie Date team takes on "Ender's Game," "Free Birds," and "About Time." Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer are the Movie Date ...

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Movie Date: 'The Counselor,' 'All Is Lost' and 'Blue Is The Warmest Color'

Friday, October 25, 2013

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This week, Kristen and Rafer talk thrillers, French films, and films with barely any dialogue: "The Counselor," starring Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, a...
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New Movie Releases of The Week: 'The Counselor,' 'All Is Lost,' 'Blue Is The Warmest Color'

Friday, October 25, 2013

This week in movies: mayhem on land at sea. Our Movie Date team, Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer, weigh in on Cormac McCarthy's debut screenplay, 'The Counselor,' Robert Redford in '...

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Movie Date Quiz Night! Live in Brooklyn!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

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Attention New Yorkers! On October 27, for the first time ever, The Takeaway's Movie Date podcast is hosting a very special (and spooky) night of bar trivia. In honor of Halloween, qu...
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Movie Date: 'The Fifth Estate,' 'Carrie' and '12 Years a Slave'

Friday, October 18, 2013

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This week, Kristen and Rafer get serious as they talk about three new major releases: "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange; the remake of "Carrie," star...
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