Category: ADDICTED Podcast Network

How High Fidelity does NOT hold up after all these years

On the latest episode of the hold-up, our hosts on another beloved theatrical release from the 90s: High Fidelity. High Fidelity is the film adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel about a misanthropic record store owner. The film follows Rob as…

Revisiting Cruel Intentions: The Most Toxic Teen Film of The 90s

I am optimistic that the world won’t end for at least another five years, but I’m willing to call it: Cruel Intentions is the most inappropriate movie ever made for minors. For the uninitiated, Cruel Intentions is a teen psychosexual…

You Guys, Bridesmaids Still Slays

Bridesmaids still slays. That’s the verdict of this week’s The Hold Up. Directed by Paul Fieg, written by Kristen Wiig, and starring Wiig, Maya Rudoplh, Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy, the film remains a classic for numerous reasons. While we…

Are the Oscars still worthy?

Are the Oscars still worthy?  The Academy Awards may not be the big win we think they are. This week, Kaley and Sarah examine whether The Oscars’ annual awards show has held up. A parade of fancy rich people dressed…

Raine Maida on Alt.Pop.Repeat

Today we’re welcoming Alt.Pop.Repeat. to the ADDICTED Podcast Network! APR is the podcast that translates subculture genres into pop culture terms. They’re taking the conversation out of the shadows and wondering if there’s a link between age old prophecies, conspiracies…

It’s Spring, So Let’s Revisit 500 Days of Summer

Breakups are hard, but also sort of beautiful. That’s the premise of 500 Days of Summer, the 2009 rom-com starring Joseph Gordon-Levvit and Zooey Deschanel. Directed by Marc Webb, the film was based on a real-life romance belonging to its…

Never Been Kissed Never Should Have Been Made

This week, we’re tackling one of the most problematic teen movies ever made, Never Been Kissed. Yes, that Never Been Kissed, the one that made an entire generation think it was romantic for your Grade 12 teacher to hit on…

Honouring Christopher Plummer, this week on the Hold Up

Last week, Canadian actor and icon Christopher Plummer passed away at the age of 91. Plummer had a storied career, and his roles are embedded in North American arts and culture history.  He graced both the big and small screens,…