Filmspotting

#681: Lord of the Rings 15th Anniversary / Top 5 LOTR Scenes

Dodany: 18 maja 2018

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Released in consecutive Decembers beginning in 2001, Peter Jackson’s colossal adaptation of Tolkien’s LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy reached its conclusion in 2003 with "The Return of the King" which...

#680: Tully / Top 5 Too-Real Parenting Moments

Dodany: 11 maja 2018

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"It's the most terrifying day in your life, the day the first one is born." Bill Murray bringing the truth in Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation" - just one of the films referenced in this week's...

#679: Summer Movie Preview / You Were Never Really Here / The Rider

Dodany: 4 maja 2018

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The massive success of "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War" may have made the concept of a “summer” blockbuster season irrelevant, but there will still be summer and there will still be...

#678: Avengers: Infinity War / Top 5: Filmspotting's Avengers

Dodany: 27 kwietnia 2018

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With the first decade of the MCU coming to a close with AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (and its 2019 sequel), Adam and Josh are forced to reckon with the fact that 19 films into Marvel's uneven series,...

#677: Lean on Pete / Top 5 Horse Scenes

Dodany: 20 kwietnia 2018

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UK writer-director Andrew Haigh has spent the first part of his career quietly defying expectations. With his feature breakout "Weekend," he crafted an intimate tale about two young gay men...

#677: Lean on Pete / Top 5 Horse Scenes

Dodany: 20 kwietnia 2018

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UK writer-director Andrew Haigh has spent the first part of his career quietly defying expectations. With his feature breakout "Weekend," he crafted an intimate tale about two young gay men...

#677: Lean on Pete / Top 5 Horse Scenes

Dodany: 20 kwietnia 2018

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UK writer-director Andrew Haigh has spent the first part of his career quietly defying expectations. With his feature breakout "Weekend," he crafted an intimate tale about two young gay men...

Minnelli Marathon Awards - The Garlands

Dodany: 18 kwietnia 2018

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After working through six films spanning nearly two decades in the career of Vincente Minnelli, Adam, Josh and guest Nathaniel Myers roll out the red carpet for "The Garlands," the best of the...

#676: A Quiet Place / Top 5 Quiet Scenes / FS Madness Champ

Dodany: 13 kwietnia 2018

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It's a little surprising to see nice guy "Office"-alum John Krasinski directing a monster movie, but Adam and guest-host Michael Phillips agree that his A QUIET PLACE is a tense, finely-crafted...

Minnelli Marathon #6 - Some Came Running

Dodany: 11 kwietnia 2018

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Guest-host Michael Phillips says of Minnelli that no one shot better wide-screen Cinemascope compositions and calls the director's SOME CAME RUNNING - based on James Jones's 1957 novel - "one of...

#675: Ready Player One / Top 5 Movie Homages / FS Madness Final

Dodany: 6 kwietnia 2018

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Is there a four-hour cut of READY PLAYER ONE? Adam and guest host Tasha Robinson (TheVerge.com, Next Picture Show) have no idea, but it would help explain some of the narrative shortcuts in...

Minnelli Marathon #5 - Lust for Life

Dodany: 4 kwietnia 2018

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Vincente Minnelli's 1956 Van Gogh biopic starring Kirk Douglas as the tortured artist is as bold and emotionally vivid as one of the painter's visionary canvases. Which is to say that, yeah, it...

#674: Isle of Dogs / Top 5 Wes Anderson Scenes / FS Madness Final Four

Dodany: 30 marca 2018

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The last time Wes Anderson took his act overseas, it was to India for 2007's "The Darjeeling Limited," which faced criticism for cultural insensitivity. Anderson's latest - the stop-motion animated...

#673: Unsane / FS Madness Elite 8

Dodany: 23 marca 2018

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When Steven Soderbergh returned to feature filmmaking last year with the low budget heist caper "Logan Lucky," it was just another chapter in the mercurial director’s career. Blockbuster filmmaker....

Minnelli Marathon #4 - The Band Wagon

Dodany: 21 marca 2018

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"Professor" Michael Phillips returns for a conversation about one of his favorite Minnelli films, the 1953 musical THE BAND WAGON. The plot has Fred Astaire as a washed up song and dance man who...

#672: Miller's Crossing / FS Madness Sweet 16

Dodany: 16 marca 2018

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Note: your "Coen Brothers Ranked" lists may need some readjusting. Especially if you haven't seen - or haven't seen in a long while - the Coens densely plotted and impeccably cast third feature,...

Minnelli Marathon #3 - The Bad and the Beautiful

Dodany: 14 marca 2018

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Take a quick look through Vincente Minnelli's directing credits and one thing becomes clear: he only worked with the best. In his 1952 Hollywood melodrama THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Minnelli gets a...

#671: A Wrinkle in Time / Filmspotting Madness (Round 2)

Dodany: 9 marca 2018

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It's been a week since their review of "Annihilation," but it feels like Adam and Josh never quite escaped The Shimmer. Ava DuVernay's visually adventurous adaptation of the beloved (and...

Minnelli Marathon #2 - Meet Me in St. Louis

Dodany: 7 marca 2018

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Vincente Minnelli's first collaboration with future wife Judy Garland was the 1903-set MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, the second film in Filmspotting's six-film Minnelli Marathon. Coming a year after his...

#670: Annihilation / FS Madness (Best of the '90s)

Dodany: 2 marca 2018

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Adam and Josh exchange theories about "Ex Machina" director Alex Garland's latest mind-bender, ANNIHILATION, which continues Garland's sci-fi exploration of what it means to be human. (That's one...