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Tere's Takes

Tere's Takes

By Theresa Gunarso
Where do you go when you have so many opinions, but you don't want to bother people with them? The Internet, of course!

Here, Theresa reviews and rambles about films and television for that precise reason. (Yay to the power of the Internet!)
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Random-est Discussion (ft. Jesslyn)
Theresa found a recording booth on campus! She invites her friend Jesslyn to try it out and discuss all the random-est things. They talked about their favourite films, the live-action Disney remakes, internalised racism and Hollywood beauty standards (as Theresa defends Simu Liu as Shang-Chi), English subtitles vs. English dubs, voice acting, how every mum loves Keanu Reeves (and Jesslyn's wish for the world to have more Keanus), and the key to making good video game film adaptations. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
48:46
March 12, 2020
1917 - Review
FINALLY, Theresa watched 1917. What does she think of the cinematography, characters, and rats? Here's a long overdue review! Click for transcript. 1917 stars George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman, and is directed by Sam Mendes based on a screenplay by Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
03:03
February 26, 2020
Birds of Prey - Review
After watching Birds of Prey, Theresa wants to make a girl gang and a podcast review. Click for transcript. Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) stars Margot Robbie, Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Ewan McGregor, Ella Jay Basco, and Chris Messina, and is directed by Cathy Yan based on a screenplay by Christina Hodson. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
06:08
February 13, 2020
Dolittle - Review
"It wasn't that bad," Theresa says about Dolittle. Dolittle stars Robert Downey Jr. and is directed by Stephen Gaghan based on a screenplay by Gaghan, Dan Gregor, and Doug Mand. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
03:23
January 28, 2020
Ip Man 4: The Finale - Review
(Beware of light spoilers) Celebrate Chinese New Year with Theresa as she reviews Ip Man 4! Ip Man 4: The Finale stars Donnie Yen and is directed by Wilson Yip based on a screenplay by Edmond Wong, Dana Fukazawa, Chan Tai Lee, and Jil Leung Lai Yin. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
06:22
January 25, 2020
The Tightrope that is Dramedy - Think Piece #1
SPOILER WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING: Jojo Rabbit (2019), American Vandal (2017-2018), and Collective Invention (2015). In her first think piece, Theresa explores dramedy, its genre conventions, and the stories Theresa considers to be successful (and non-successful) dramedies. Written version of the think piece is available here: https://tinyurl.com/dramedytake MUSIC: Ersatz Bossa (Sting) - John Deley and the 41 Players; Cover Charge - TrackTribe; You're Not Wrong - roljui; Coupe - The Grand Affair; Jane Fonda - The Grand Affair; Opening to Oz - Otis McDonald; Aquarius - Cxdy; Ersatz Bossa - John Deley and the 41 Players; Scarlet Fire (Sting) - Otis McDonald
11:55
January 19, 2020
Jojo Rabbit - Review
Resident Taika Waititi fan, Theresa, reviews Jojo Rabbit. Jojo Rabbit stars Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, and Taika Waititi and is directed and written by Waititi MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
05:19
January 15, 2020
Reacting to the Oscars 2020 Nominations
The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards came out yesterday. Here is Theresa's reaction. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
17:55
January 14, 2020
Frozen II - Review
Well, Theresa's cousin asked for a review, so here's Theresa's take on Frozen II. Frozen II stars Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel and is directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee based on a screenplay by Jennifer Lee. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
04:35
January 09, 2020
Spies in Disguise - Review
In this episode, Theresa gives her take on Spies in Disguise (which she totally did not watch for Tom). Spies in Disguise stars Will Smith and Tom Holland and is directed by Troy Quane and Nick Bruno based on a screenplay by Brad Copeland and Lloyd Taylor. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
03:21
January 07, 2020
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - Review
Theresa shares her take on the current war in space which was documented in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, and Daisy Ridley and is directed by J.J. Abrams based on a screenplay by J.J. Abrams and Chris Terrio. MUSIC: Scarlet Fire (Sting) by Otis McDonald.
05:44
January 05, 2020
An Introduction
New year, new podcast... but what is it exactly? MUSIC: Scarlet Fire by Otis McDonald.
00:42
January 04, 2020