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On Episode 50 of the Joy Sandwich podcast, Jessica and Non invite Team Joy Sandwich honorary member and resident film geek Justin onto the show to talk about 2016 Summer Movies! We delve into some recent joys, get an update on how Justin's goal of watching 2015 movies in 2015 went, and then finish it off with our Top 3 Most Anticipated 2016 Summer(ish) Movies!

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And as always, embrace your joy!

Captain America: Civil War

Show Notes

  • Grading scales for movies, including how it relates to imdb and Jessica's teaching approach
  • Justin gives us an update on the 2015 movies he watched in 2015, some of the best and worst
  • Tweets for Joy Sandwich @joysandwich, Non @subjectplusverb, Jessica @readschmead
  • Like the show? Please leave us a joyful rating and review on iTunes!


Credits: Sampled part of "Don't Stop Me Now" by Queen

Direct download: 50_Episode_050__2016_Summer_Movies.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 5:30am PDT

On Episode 49 of the Joy Sandwich podcast, Jessica and Non welcome fellow podcaster and film nerd, JD Duran of the InSession Film Podcast! In this episode, we talk about the first time we recognized a film score, why film scores bring us joy, and our Top 3 Most Joy-Inducing Film Scores!

What are some of your favorite, most joyful film scores? We'd love to know! Tweet us @joysandwich and let us know! Check us out at!

Be sure to follow the InSession Film Podcast on Twitter @InSessionFilm too!

And as always, embrace your joy!



  • Recent Joys: JD sharing his joy of watching nostalgic Detroit Red Wings hockey clips with his son Samuel. Ah-dorable! Non finished Carter Beats the Devil, a book about the journey of a magician, by Glen David Gold. It's great! Jessica is reading and loving Jeff Lemire's Old Man Logan comics.

  • Film Scores: The moment we started to recognize scores in film. The films that stand out in our heads for their memorable film scores, including The Lion King, Jurassic Park, Transformers, and others. Plus our individual Top 3 Most Joy-Inducing Film Scores!

  • Music and Emotion - a Composer's Perspective by Joel Douek; Scary Mary; Film Score by Aaron Copland


A small taste of the many film scores we discuss on the show. Here's The Lion King:

Direct download: 49_Episode_049__Film_Scores_with_JD.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 5:30am PDT