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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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The Film Stage Show Ep. 105 – The Immigrant and the Films of James Gray

Written by Brian Roan, June 5, 2014 at 12:30 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 are joined by Ethan Vestby to briefly discuss the filmography for James Gray before jumping into a feature review of his latest work, The Immigrant, starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Edge of Tomorrow, Ravenous and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 105 - The Immigrant and the Films of James Gray

00:00 – 02:38 – Introduction

02:39 – 17:22 – The Films of James Gray

17:23 – 55:49 – The Immigrant Review

55:50 – 1:10:07 – The Immigrant Spoilers

1:10:08 – 1:36:12 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Lovefilm (Available on Amazon Video)
Cop (Available on DVD)
The Deadly Affair (Available on Amazon Video)
Wanted (Available on Amazon Video)

Bonus: Watch James Gray and Marion Cotillard‘s 20-minute interview on Charlie Rose.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 104 – X-Men: Days of Future Past

Written by Brian Roan, May 27, 2014 at 12:30 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 are joined by Joseph Galbo to briefly discuss Edgar Wright leaving Ant-Man before jumping into a feature review of Bryan Singer‘s X-Men: Days of Future Past. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including The Life Aquatic, Red River, Night Moves, A Million Ways to Die in the West, and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 104 – X-Men: Days of Future Past

00:00 – 05:56 – Introduction

05:57 – 22:23 – Edgar Wright Leaves Ant-Man

22:24 – 1:02:20 – X-Men: Days of Future Past Reviews

1:02:21 – 1:10:50 – X-Men: Days of Future Past Spoilers

1:10:51 – 1:28:26 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Filth (Watch on Amazon)
20 Feet From Stardom (Watch on Netflix)
Out of the Blue (Watch on DVD)
Man Hunt (Watch on Netflix)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 103 – Godzilla

Written by Brian Roan, May 19, 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 jump right into a feature review of Gareth Edwards‘ monster blockbuster Godzilla. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Nosferatu the Vampyre, and more.

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MP3: The Film Stage Show Ep. 103 – Godzilla

00:00 – 4:27 – Introduction and E-mails

4:28 – 41:50 – Godzilla Review

41:51 – 56:38 – Godzilla Spoilers

56:39 – 1:14:55 Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

Abel Ferrara‘s Welcome to New York (see our review)
Chantal Akerman‘s News From Home (watch on Hulu+)
Louis Leterrier‘s Danny the Dog (watch on Amazon)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 102 – Locke and The Double

Written by Brian Roan, May 15, 2014 at 12:47 pm 

Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I embark on a double review of the Tom Hardy-led Locke, followed by Richard Ayoade‘s Jesse Eisenberg-led The Double. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Godzilla, Her and more. We also announce a giveaway of a remastered Fargo Blu-ray and Grand Piano Blu-ray.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 102 – Locke and The Double

00:00 – 5:17 – Introduction and E-mails

5:18 – 14:44 – Locke Review

14:45 – 27:30 – Locke Spoilers

27:31 – 29:36 – Breaking News

29:37 – 50:04 – The Double Review

50:05 – 1:08:16 – The Double Spoilers

1:08:17 – 1:21:58 Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

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