电影不无聊 Podcast

Name of Podcast: 电影不无聊(diàn yǐng bù wú liáo)  (English Name: No Boring Movie)

What topics are covered: 电影不无聊 is a movie discussion podcast. It discussed all about movies, Hollywood actors, recent movies etc.

Why is it good to listen to? This is a podcast with two major podcasters, 金刚(pinyin: jīn gāng) and 喜儿(pinyin: xǐ ér).  The two podcasters speak standard Mandarin in a very flat tone. This podcast is like two friends chatting about movies in a cafe, so you have to listen very carefully in order to fully understand. The speed of the podcast is moderate. The two podcasters seem to have quite different ways of speaking where the male has a deeper, slower voice than the female podcaster. The female podcaster can become very high and she often speaks very quickly.

To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 电影不无聊 on the iTunes store.

How often are the podcasts updated? Programs are updated every two weeks

Length of the podcasts:  Each episode of the podcast is about 1 hour to 2 hours.

Description of the podcast:

At 电影不无聊, you meet two movie fans who are the hosts of this podcast – 金刚 and 喜儿. In the podcast they talk about new movie releases, movie news and movies stars. Each episode has a topic. For example, there are episodes named “The 10 best movies of 2012” and “The 10 worst movies of 2012”. In these two episodes, the hosts comment on different movies and scenes, tell “behind the scenes” stories, and explain some background of the movies. All these reasons serve to support why they added these movies to the list. Some of the podcasts are “list” podcasts while others are about a single film or series. Each episode is very long so it might be something that could be listened to in parts.

Summary:

电影不无聊 is a excellent podcast tailored for people interested in movies. It’s also good because it requires a lot of concentration due to the length.

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