Tuesday, April 22, 2014
In anticipation of its Seattle theatrical release, Sean and Mike take a look at Raya Martin and Mark Peranson's 2013 film La última película and have paired it with another meta-movie, WC Fields's Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, from 1941. They also run down the best animated films of all-time and the upcoming Cannes lineup, talk about Person of the Week Dennis Hopper (including a shocking, unbelievable reveal about Mike) and pick their essential movies about movies.
Cannes 2014 Lineup
Top 100 Animated Films
Sean's La última película Review
Mike on Disney's Animated Features
Monday, April 7, 2014
The George Sanders Show takes a trip to nostalgia-land this week, with discussions of Orson Welles's second feature, The Magnificent Ambersons, from 1942 and Jia Zhangke's second feature, Platform, from 2000. They also pick the movies that most evoke their own youths, talk about Orson Welles in general and speculate on the karmic potential of pigeons caught in wood stoves.
Kevin B. Lee on Jia Zhangke in Sense of Cinema
David Kalat's Movie Morlocks Rant
Matt Zoller Seitz on Entertainment Weekly
Matt Zoller Seitz on Film Criticism
Sam Adams on Watching Depressing Movies