A podcast about connections - in film and in life.

Role Credits is a show about making connections in film. Erin & Mandy of Armbar Studios choose a subject - actor, crew member, grand concept - and follow a selection of films involving said subject. Along the way they hope to entertain and shine a light on the historical context behind the films they cover and what it means to the subject of each "arc", as well as review the movies as they come.

Chris Farley, Part 4 (FINALE): Almost Heroes (1998)


In our Chris Farley arc's conclusion, we look at Christopher Guest's pioneering adventure Almost Heroes, released after Farley's death. We also discuss the lost Chris Farley roles, The Gelfin, and what all of Chris's films had in common. #FindSorbus

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Chris Farley, Part 3: Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)


The story of Chris Farley continues. After the disappointing Black Sheep, his at-the-time-reviled kung fu kid's movie is next on the docket. We talk about the 90s' love of ninjas & our love of Robin Shou. Is this really Christian Bale's favorite film?

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Chris Farley, Part 2: Black Sheep (1996)


Continuing the story of Chris Farley, we move from Tommy Boy to Penelope Spheeris's Black Sheep. We dive into its troubled production and dissect how Farley was used in this film. Can this comedy, which was written in a week, win our vote?

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Chris Farley, Part 1: Tommy Boy (1995)


In our first official episode of Role Credits, we dive into the history of Chris Farley, his time on SNL, and his first film, Peter Segal's Tommy Boy. We dedicate this podcast to the Midwesterners, because that's what we are, and that's who we care about.

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