Episode 237

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3rd Feb 2024

#237 "It ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit" A Reel Talk On Overcoming Adversity

This week on The Reel Debaters our heroes review Echo, Murder At the End Of The World, True Detective: Night Country, Fargo Season 5, and 10 of the best movies using the theme of overcoming adversity. TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

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Mark Cowel

Micheal Petrow

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About Us

Based in the heartbeat of Canada (Winnipeg, Manitoba) with a booming film industry, The Reel Debaters Podcast is a motley crew of film-obsessed nerds and selected colleagues that sit down each episode and use one of their many patented formats to compare, contrast, and insult each other for your cinematic amusements with situational debates created from their favorite films and shows 

Example: Could James Bond be a Chef? 

Should The Ghostbusters have their own restaurant?

What would Indiana Jones and Lara Croft's wedding look like?

Maybe you wanna find out if Conan The Barbarian could teach Sex Ed?

You get the picture.

At The Reel Debaters, we have all your film needs covered, arguing the best releases big and small, and reassessing great films of the past. In between debates, you can also listen to The Reel Talk Sessions where we trade stories, behind-the-scenes knowledge, and thoughts on the world of pop culture AND our bonus content with Special Features, our industry interview series

Welcome to Where The "Art" Of Cinema Meets The Power Of Debate.

New episode every Saturday


Meet your cast:

Micheal Petrow Film And Entertainment Sales/Executive Producer/Host

Martin Navarro Comedian/Host

Jimmy Skinner Comedian/Host

Rob Strachan Home Theatre Expert/Host

Ian Bawa Filmmaker/Host

Mark Cowell String Bean Comics Co-Owner/Host

Charles Fernandes The Nerdgasm Show/Host

Emily Clark Dodge baller/Host


Production

Recorded at Sick Bad Panda Studios

Art by Micheal Petrow

Recorded and Engineered by Micheal Petrow

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About the Podcast

The Reel Debaters Podcast
Where The "Art" Of Cinema Meets The Power Of Debate
Based in the heartbeat of Canada (Winnipeg, Manitoba) surrounded by a booming film industry, The Reel Debaters Podcast is a motley crew of film-obsessed nerds, comedians and selected colleagues that sit down each episode and use one of their many "patented formats" to argue and insult each other for your amusements with situational debates created from their favorite films and shows

Example:
Could James Bond be a Chef?
Should The Ghostbusters have their own restaurant?
What would Indiana Jones and Lara Croft's wedding look like?
Maybe you want to know if Conan The Barbarian could teach Sex Ed?

You get the picture.

At The Reel Debaters, we have all your film needs covered, arguing the best releases big and small, and reassessing great films.

In between debates, you can listen to The Reel Talk Sessions where we trade stories, and behind-the-scenes knowledge while arguing our favorites, and our interview series that brings you right to the front door of the film industry

Welcome to Where The "Art" Of Cinema Meets The Power Of Debate.
New episode every Saturday

Meet your cast:

Micheal Petrow Film And Entertainment Sales/Executive Producer/Host

Martin Navarro Comedian/Host

Jimmy Skinner Comedian/Host

Rob Strachan Home Theatre Expert/Host

Ian Bawa Filmmaker/Host

Mark Cowell String Bean Comics/Host

Charles Fernandes The Nerdgasm Show/Host

Emily Clark Dodge baller/Host

Recorded at Sick Bad Panda Studios
Engineered by Micheal Petrow
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Micheal Petrow

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Alias: Petrow, petro points, Petro

Genres: Sci Fi, Dramedy, Biographical, Horror, Thriller and everything else you can think of.
Tropes: Meet Cutes and a hero’s journey, super hero entrance
Favorite actors: Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet, Sandra Bullock, Leonardo DiCaprio , Christian Bale and Brad Pitt

Guilty pleasures: The O.C, Cheeseburgers in the movie theater
Must see: I Melt With You, Wristcutters: A love Story, Exit Through The Gift Shop
Best childhood classic: Return to Oz

Favorite directors: Christopher Nolan, David Fincher, Tim Burton and GDT
Worst movie ever: Freddy Got Fingered
Favorite TV show: LOST, Westworld, Severance, Succession, Barry

Top 5 tv show characters: Hank Moody, Don Draper, HOUSE, Elaine Bennes
Best pets from tv: Brian Griffin , Vincent ( LOST )
Movie snacks: Cheeseburgers, Popcorn , Peanut Butter M and M’s

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Emily Clark

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Name: Emily
Genres: horror, sci-fi, musical/ theatrical, comedy
Tropes: having sex means you die

Favourite actors: give me the unknown
Guilty pleasures: reality tv, F1 racing.
Must see: The Menu

Best childhood classic: Now and Then
Favourite directors: Cohen Brothers
Worst movie ever: Matrix Reloaded

Favourite TV show: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Top 5 tv show characters: Captain Holt, Spike, Emily Gilmore, Winston Bishop, Linda Belcher
Best pets from tv: Dino

Movie snacks: popcorn with salt and vinegar seasoning
Characters I admire: Willow Rosenberg, Andi Anderson, Elle Woods, Steve Harrington, Agent Scully

Best independent movie: primer
Movie crush: Flynn Ryder, Jack Dawson, Johnny Castle
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Martin Navarro

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Charles Fernandes

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Name: Charles “Jedi” Fernandes

Genres: Comedy, Kung Fu, Sci-Fi, Superhero, Horror

Tropes: “Juliet is the sun!” says Romeo. This is a trope.

Favorite actors: Robin Williams, Judy Greer, Sam Rockwell, Christina Ricci

Guilty pleasures: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie and first 3 seasons, Hell’s Kitchen.

Must see: Dumb and Dumber, Old Boy

Best childhood classic: Back to the Future

Favorite directors: David Fincher, Taika Waititi, Steven Spielberg, Mike Judge, Spike Lee

Worst movie ever: Jupiter Ascending

Favorite TV show: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Rescue Me, Stranger Things

Top 5 tv show characters:
Charlie Kelly/Greenman
Tony Soprano
Connie the Hormone Monstress
Gob Bluth
Larry David

Best pets from tv: ALF, Lassie, Santa’s Little Helper

Movie snacks: Popcorn, Sweet Tarts, Sour Jollyranchers, good ol’ greasy Hot Dog and/or Cheeseburger

Characters I admire: Joey Tribbiani, Marty McFly, Peter Parker, Ace Ventura

Best independent movie: Little Miss Sunshine, Swiss Army Man

Movie crush: Emma Stone Without movies or tv I would: probably be living in a van DOWN BY THE RIVER!