Movie Fail Podcast

Movie Fail Podcast

Latest Episodes

Hoopleheads: Episode 37 “Deadwood: The Movie” with Emily VanDerWerff
September 11, 2019

Deadwood: The Movie presents an overtly contrasting final message to the one it gave us over a decade ago, each finale borne of its political moment.

Hoopleheads: Episode 36 “Tell Him Something Pretty” with Harry Edmundson-Cornell
August 26, 2019

Deadwood concludes with "Tell Him Something Pretty," a challenging finale which refuses to give its scrappy underdogs any victory, moral or otherwise.

Hoopleheads: Episode 35 “The Catbird Seat” with Ben Siler
August 18, 2019

"The Catbird Seat" releases the pressure valve on Season 3's tension as the town coalesces on one side of the thoroughfare, Hearst and his goons on the other.

Hoopleheads: Episode 34 “A Constant Throb”
August 04, 2019

Hoopleheads Podcast: W. Earl Brown pens one of Deadwood's most focused episodes, "A Constant Throb," the thrust of which concentrates on Al regaining his faculties in his existential contest with George Hearst.

Hoopleheads: Episode 33 “Amateur Night”
July 27, 2019

"Amateur Night" closes off several storylines as it consolidates its focus on broiling conflict between the camp and George Hearst.

Hoopleheads: Episode 32 “Leviathan Smiles”
July 22, 2019

Hearst greedily chases new gold mining opportunities, Steve's horse-minding career comes to an end and the Earps arrive in Deadwood as "Leviathan Smiles."

Hoopleheads: Episode 31 “Unauthorized Cinnamon”
July 17, 2019

"Unauthorized Cinnamon" is a fantastic episode that provides some of the most exciting revelations and funniest moments in Deadwood thus far.

Hoopleheads: Episode 30 “A Rich Find”
July 07, 2019

Deadwood winds itself up tight in "A Rich Find," placing newcomer Odell square in the lion's den as he seeks out Hearst against his mother's wishes. Esther and Søren discuss.

Hoopleheads: Episode 29 “A Two-Headed Beast”
June 30, 2019

"A Two-Headed Beast" is a showdown between Deadwood's two chief rivals - but it also features the conclusion to one of the saddest, and most prescient, storylines in the series so far. Esther and Søren discuss.

Hoopleheads: Episode 28 “Full Faith and Credit”
June 22, 2019

"Full Faith and Credit" delicately balances Deadwood's racial dynamics while offering some deeper introspection about who its leading characters really are. Esther and Søren discuss.