After some downbeat movies over the last few months, it’s time for some laughs.  But does “The Guard”, starring Brendon Gleeson and Don Cheadle, deliver?  Gleeson stars as unconventional Irish police officer Gerry Boyle, quite content with his life and pace of work, while Cheadle plays a straight-laced FBI agent assigned to a drug-smuggling case in Boyle’s small town.  Sound like the setup for a standard “buddy cop” film, right?  Listen to see what Alan and Chris think of this month’s film.

Plus, in this episode the boys pick through of couple of recent movie-related news items – with a focus on science-fiction as a way of congratulating Chris for his upcoming nuptials.

“Footcandle Films” is looking to double your film fix by moving to posting episodes twice a month, so be on the lookout for our next episode in two weeks when we discuss the Best Films of 2011 (as well as some of the worst!).

Running time: 38 minutes

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