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The Film Stage Show Ep. 152 – Queen of Earth

Written by Brian Roan, August 31, 2015 at 11:00 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz, Nick Newman, Danny King and I begin by talking listener e-mails. Then we discuss Alex Ross Perry’s psychological drama Queen of Earth, which is now in limited release and available on VOD, before diving into the week ahead.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 152 – Queen of Earth

0:00 – 07:03 – Introductions
07:04 – 01:21:17 – Queen of Earth Discussion
01:21:18 – 1:26:52 – The Week Ahead

Bonus: Listen to Keegan DeWitt‘s full score below.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 150 – Phoenix, The Gift, and Shaun the Sheep

Written by Brian Roan, August 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz, Nick Newman, Danny King and I begin by talking about how rookie directors get blockbuster breaks tied to Fantastic Four. After that, we provide brief takes on Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep and Joel Edgerton‘s debut The Gift, both currently in wide release. Finally, we do an in-depth review of Christian Petzold‘s post-WWII drama Phoenix, currently in limited release and expanding.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 150 – Phoenix, The Gift, and Shaun the Sheep

0:00 – 01:19 – Introductions
01:20 – 14:43 – Fantastic Four and Rookie Directors Called Up to the Big Leagues
14:44 – 23:35 – Shaun the Sheep
23:36 – 38:48 – The Gift Review
38:49 – 1:05:10 – Phoenix Review
1:05:11 – 1:19:32 – Phoenix Spoilers

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 149 – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Written by Brian Roan, August 4, 2015 at 11:33 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz, Bill Graham, and I discuss our thoughts on the Mission: Impossible franchise before diving into the latest installment, Christopher McQuarrie‘s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 149 – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

0:00 – 01:46 – Introductions
01:47 – 19:55 – Mission: Impossible Franchise
19:56 – 50:10 – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Review
50:11 – 1:12:36 – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Spoilers

Bonus: Watch McQuarrie dissect the opera scene below.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 148 – The Tribe

Written by Brian Roan, July 29, 2015 at 11:34 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz, Nick Newman, and I discuss Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy‘s harrowing deaf drama The Tribe, now in limited release. Following that we also discuss the forthcoming slate of Blu-rays.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 148 – The Tribe

0:00 – 03:59 – Introductions
04:00 – 33:59 – The Tribe Review
34:00 – 1:00:16 – The Tribe Spoilers
1:00:17 – 1:07:10 – Forthcoming Blu-rays

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 147 – Ant-Man

Written by Brian Roan, July 20, 2015 at 12:53 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Danny King, Bill Graham and I discuss binge-watching when it comes to True Detective, and more. Then we have a feature discussion of Marvel’s latest blockbuster Ant-Man. We also discuss the forthcoming slate of Blu-rays.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 147 – Ant-Man

0:00 – 07:04 – Introductions and Binge Watching
07:05 – 42:09 – Ant-Man Review
42:10 – 1:00:02 – Ant-Man Spoilers
1:00:03 – 1:04:56 – Forthcoming Blu-rays

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 146 – Eden

Written by Brian Roan, July 14, 2015 at 2:42 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz, Nick Newman and I discuss the closing of The Dissolve and what it means for the state of film criticism. Perhaps fittingly we then dive into a full review of Mia Hansen-Løve‘s DJ odyssey Eden (see our review, interviews, and more). We also discuss the forthcoming slate of Blu-rays.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 146 – Eden

0:00 – 02:48 – Introductions
02:49 – 10:19 – The Dissolve Closes and the State of Film Criticism
10:20 – 59:13 – Eden Review
59:14 – 1:10:48 – Forthcoming Blu-rays

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 145 – Inside Out

Written by Brian Roan, June 22, 2015 at 11:45 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz and I are joined by Bill Graham to briefly discuss the short film Lava before diving into a full review of Pete Docter‘s latest animation Inside Out.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 145 – Inside Out

0:00 – 02:26 – Introductions
02:27 – 10:26 – Lava Review
10:27 – 41:10 – Inside Out Review
41:11 – 1:11:30 – Inside Out Spoilers

Bonus: Go behind-the-scenes of the making of the film.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 144 – Jurassic World

Written by Brian Roan, June 16, 2015 at 11:30 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz, and I are joined by Bill Graham to briefly discuss the Jurassic Park franchise before diving into a full review of Colin Trevorrow‘s record-setting blockbuster Jurassic World.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 144 – Jurassic World

0:00 – 04:57 – Introductions
04:58 – 20:20 – The Jurassic Films
20:21 – 58:33 – Jurassic World Review
58:34 – 1:44:46 – Jurassic World Spoilers

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 143 – Results

Written by Brian Roan, June 8, 2015 at 11:47 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Danny King, Amanda Waltz, and I briefly revisit our discussion of Brad Bird‘s Tomorrowland, which is now in wide release, before diving into a full review of Andrew Bujalski‘s Results, now available to stream and in limited theatrical release. Lastly, we discuss what we watched in the last week.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 143 – Results

0:00 – 07:03 – Introductions
07:04 – 39:13 – Results Review
39:14 – 53:59 – Results Spoilers
54:00 – 1:05:58 – What We Watched

What We Watched

Spy
Polytechnique (Stream on Amazon)
Liberal Arts (Stream on Netflix)
Blue Velvet (Stream on Netflix)

Bonus: Watch Bujalski analyze a scene below.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 142 – Slow West and Tomorrowland

Written by Brian Roan, June 4, 2015 at 12:18 pm 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Danny King, Nick Newman, and I briefly discuss Brad Bird‘s Tomorrowland, which is now in wide release, before diving into the Michael Fassbender-led Slow West, now available to stream and in limited theatrical release. Lastly, we discuss the weekend ahead in cinema.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 142 – Slow West and Tomorrowland

0:00 – 03:22 – Introductions
03:23 – 07:38 – Tomorrowland Review
07:39 – 29:03 – Slow West Review
29:04 – 43:25 – Slow West Spoilers
43:26 – 52:06 – The Week Ahead

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