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The Film Stage Show Ep. 115 – The Zero Theorem and Why Movies Matter

Written by Brian Roan, August 28, 2014 at 11:00 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I have a discussion on why movies matter before jumping into a feature review of Terry Gilliam‘s latest creation The Zero Theorem, which is now available on VOD before a theatrical release on September 19th. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, what we watched, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 115 - The Zero Theorem and Why Movies Matter

00:00 – 03:05 – Introduction

03:06 – 21:02 – Why Movies Matter

21:02- 49:29 – The Zero Theorem Review

49:30 - 53:50 – The Zero Theorem Spoilers

53:51 – 1:10:06 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

The Mother (Available on Amazon)
Stromboli (Stream on Hulu+)
Dinosaur 13 (Stream on Amazon)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 114 – Coherence and Remembering Robin Williams & Lauren Bacall

Written by Brian Roan, August 20, 2014 at 10:30 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I are joined by Jeremy Smith (aka @mrbeaks) to discuss the careers of Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams, who passed away this week. Following that we jump into a review of the twisty sci-fi drama Coherence, which is now available on VOD after a theatrical release earlier this year. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, what we watched, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 114 - Coherence and Remembering Robin Williams & Lauren Bacall

00:00 – 02:22 – Introduction

02:23 – 08:28 – Remembering Lauren Bacall

08:29 - 24:45 – Remembering Robin Williams

24:46 – 52:02 – Coherence Review

52:03 – 1:01:56 – Coherence Spoilers

1:01:57 – 1:19:08 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Show Me Love (Stream on Netflix)
Henry Fool (Stream on Amazon)
Ripley’s Game (Stream on Amazon)
Equilibrium (Stream on Netflix)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 112 – Guardians of the Galaxy and A Most Wanted Man

Written by Brian Roan, August 6, 2014 at 11:00 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, and I are joined by the esteemed Eric D. Snider for a brief review of Anton Corbjin‘s spy thriller A Most Wanted Man before diving into a feature review of James Gunn‘s Marvel space adventure Guardians of the Galaxy. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, what we watched, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 112 – Guardians of the Galaxy and A Most Wanted Man

00:00 – 02:56 – Introduction

02:27 – 22:19 – A Most Wanted Man Review

22:20 – 40:57 - Guardians of the Galaxy Review

40:58 – 52:58 - Guardians of the Galaxy Spoilers

52:59 – 59:34 - Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

The Boston Strangler (Stream on Amazon)
Stir Crazy (Stream on Netflix)
Deadwood and The Leftovers (Stream on HBO Go)

Bonus: Watch a 30-minute interview with Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Vin Diesel, and watch Pratt give a tour of Star-Lord’s ship.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 111 – Boyhood

Written by Brian Roan, July 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the Galaxy, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 111 – Boyhood

00:00 – 02:31 – Introduction

02:32 – 53:17 – Boyhood Review

53:18 – 1:12:32 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Nil By Mouth (Pick up the DVD)
Not on the Lips (Pick up the DVD)
Jack Reacher (Stream on Netflix)

Bonus: See an infographic for the film below via IFC Films.

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The Film Stage Show Interview – James Gray on The Immigrant

Written by Nick Newman, July 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm 

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Today we have a special episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. In honor of James Gray‘s The Immigrant arriving on Netflix this week, we have an audio version of our full interview with the director, published in text form on the site during the film’s theatrical release. Conducted by co-host Nick Newman in New York City, it’s a fantastic listen after watching the feature, along with checking out our review episode.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Interview – James Gray on The Immigrant

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 110 – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Written by Brian Roan, July 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I briefly talk the comic behind Snowpiercer as well as a second viewing of the film before diving into a feature review of Matt ReevesDawn of the Planet of the Apes. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Scanners, The Purge: Anarchy, Under the Skin (as well as how to win a Blu-ray), and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 110 – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

00:00 – 04:37 – Introduction and Snowpiercer Comic Discussion

04:36 – 49:04 – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Review

49:05 – 1:03:35 - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Spoilers

1:03:36 – 1:28:00 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

I Vinti (Pick up the new Blu-ray)
Squirm (Pick up the Blu-ray)
The Ghost and the Darkness (Watch on Netflix)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 109 – Snowpiercer and The Rover

Written by Brian Roan, July 10, 2014 at 11:00 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I discuss two futuristic dramas, first David Michod‘s The Rover, followed by a feature review of Bong Joon-ho‘s Snowpiercer. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Boyhood, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 109 – Snowpiercer and The Rover

00:00 – 04:04 – Introduction

04:05 – 15:50 – The Rover Review

15:51 – 44:35 – Snowpiercer Review

44:36 – 1:02:06 - Snowpiercer Spoilers

1:02:07 – 1:24:54 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Mo’ Better Blues (Stream on Amazon)
On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (Watch on YouTube)
Dead Poets Society (Stream on Amazon)

Bonus: Watch Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, and more go for an audition during the shooting of Dead Poets Society below (via Moviemaker).

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 108 – Night Moves and Norte, the End of History

Written by Brian Roan, June 26, 2014 at 1:58 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and discuss Lav Diaz‘s four-hour epic Norte, the End of History, followed by a feature review of Kelly Reichardt’s ecoterrorist thriller Night Moves. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Snowpiercer, They Came Together, Enemy (including a way to win it from us), and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 108 – Night Moves and Norte, the End of History

00:00 – 05:05 – Introduction

05:06 – 19:16 – Norte, the End of History Review

19:17 – 39:13 – Night Moves Review

39:14 – 50:35 - Night Moves Spoilers

50:36 – 1:14:36 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

The Tenant (Stream on Amazon)
A New Leaf (Stream on Amazon)
Sorcerer (Pick up the Restored Blu-ray)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 107 – 22 Jump Street

Written by Brian Roan, June 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and jump right into a feature review of Phil Lord and Chris Miller‘s 22 Jump Street. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Jersey Boys, Venus In Fur, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 107 – 22 Jump Street

00:00 – 04:14 – Introduction

04:15 – 30:50 – 22 Jump Street Review

30:51 – 47:13 - Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Keane (Available on DVD)
White Hunter, Black Heart (Available to Stream on Amazon)
Kinky Boots (Available to Stream on Amazon)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 106 – Edge of Tomorrow

Written by Brian Roan, June 9, 2014 at 12:00 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and jump right into a feature review of Doug Liman‘s sci-fi actioner Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including 22 Jump Street, The Rover, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 106 – Edge of Tomorrow

00:00 – 02:40 – Introduction

02:41 – 29:07 – Edge of Tomorrow Review

29:08 – 41:58 – Edge of Tomorrow Spoilers

41:59 – 54:36 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Roger Dodger (Watch on Netflix)
Boyhood (In theaters July 11th)
About a Boy (Watch on Amazon)

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