Blooper: Intro Hitches

Posted in Bloopers at 12:55 pm by Sam

A series of false starts from Special #2.

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Posted in Links at 11:25 am by Sam

Here’s a great short film from 2007. It’s earned a slew of film festival awards and a high rating on the IMDb, but it’s virtually unknown, for no better reason than that there isn’t a commercial delivery system for short films anymore. I love it because in the span of just nine minutes, it manages to cover a wider range of emotions than most full features do. For that matter, it tells a more complete story than many do, too. Shorts like this demonstrate just how much you can do with so little.



Bond. Suburban Angst Bond.

Posted in Side Topics at 6:08 pm by Sam

News came in about the director of the next James Bond film, and the name couldn’t have been more surprising to me. It’s Sam Mendes, director of American Beauty and Revolutionary Road.

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All Movie Talk, Special #3

Posted in Episodes at 4:40 pm by Sam

This episode’s theme is “no theme.” We talk about a wide variety of topics, freely changing the course of our conversation without notice.

Show contents:

  • The Room (follow-up to the discussion from Special #1)
  • The Children of MST3K: RiffTrax, Cinematic Titanic, and The Film Crew
  • High and Low (1963)
  • Horror In 2009: Saw VI and Paranormal Activity
  • Scenes From a Marriage (1973)
  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut
  • Metropolis: Lost and Found
  • The Warner Archive Project
  • Blu-Ray and Digital Downloads
  • Remaking “Blood Simple”
  • The Coens: Great American Filmmakers
  • Renaissance (2006)
  • Sin City (2005) and The Spirit (2008)

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