A little film noir action this week! Award winning host Kristyn Burtt joins us to talk about one of her all time favorite films. A desperate mother. A seedy business man. Death. Intrigue. Incredible black and white cinematography. The role which won Joan Crawford an Academy Award. ‘Mildred Pierce’ has got it all!
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One of Lee’s first experiences with independent, low budget films. Notable as he’s since met most of the people that have worked on this film. A charming look at Asian American students flirting with their darker natures.
Movies You May Have Missed was a film review podcast produced by Lee Buckley, Juan, and Marie Bagnell starting back in 2009. We focused on reviews of films we enjoyed, but which didn’t get the attention they deserved. Each episode was a spoiler free love letter to a piece of cinema. The podcast ran for three straight years, producing over 150 episodes, and at its peak was downloaded over 3 million times per month.
Our first guest episode! Prolific voice actor Yuri Lowenthal joins us to talk about one of the most successful found footage films ever made. A Spanish horror flick, let’s get into the gory details of REC!
Adapting a Vonnegut novel for the big screen is an ambitious undertaking. Mother Night examines Nazi Germany through a radio broadcaster’s life while twisting our brains up by messing with time. Interesting premise, fantastic production design, and a phenomenal cast, it’s a shame more people haven’t seen it…
What’s the deal with time travel? Always full of paradoxes or plot holes, hasn’t ANYONE made a smarter time travel movie? This week we take a look at one of the smartest, brain twistiest, plot-hole-lackingness, time travel films of ALL TIME! Let’s watch Primer!
This video does an excellent job of nailing one of the technical criticisms I had with Man of Steel, and something which I feel will continue to be an issue with Batman v Superman. It would seem that DC learned the wrong lesson from Christopher Nolan’s Batman films. That because the Dark Knight franchise was successful, and they were dark and gritty with muted color, then ALL superhero films should be dark and gritty with muted color.