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The Film Stage Show Ep. 119 – Birdman and Falling Out of Love

Written by Brian Roan, October 29, 2014 at 11:03 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 open up by discussing falling out of love with certain artists. Following that we dive in-depth into the latest film from Alejandro González Iñárritu, the Michael Keaton-led Birdman. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 119 – Birdman and Falling Out of Love

00:00 – 02:39 - Introductions

02:40 – 23:34 – Falling Out of Love

23:35 – 49:53 – Birdman Review

49:54 – 59:36 - Birdman Spoilers

59:37 – 1:14:12 - Coming to Blu-ray/Theaters, and What We Watched

What We Watched

Citizenfour (our review)
Trick ‘r Treat (Stream on Amazon)
Up in the Air (Stream on Amazon)
Beginners (Stream on Netflix)

Bonus: Watch behind-the-scenes footage from Birdman.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 118 – Listen Up Philip

Written by Brian Roan, October 22, 2014 at 11:58 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 Alex Ross Perry‘s Listen Up Philip, which is now in limited release and available on VOD. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week. We also provide details on how to win Bong Joon-ho‘s Snowpiercer on Blu-ray (see more ways to enter here).

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 118 – Listen Up Philip

00:00 – 50:25 - Listen Up Philip Review

50:26 – 1:13:29 – Snowpiercer Contest, Coming to Blu-ray/Theaters, and What We Watched

What We Watched

The Most Dangerous Game (Stream on Hulu+)
Husbands and Wives (Stream on Amazon) and Rich Kids
The Rescuers (Stream on Netflix)

Bonus: Watch Alex Ross Perry and Jason Schwartzman discuss the film at NYFF.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 117 – Gone Girl

Written by Brian Roan, October 9, 2014 at 11:30 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 the esteemed Allison Loring to discuss David Fincher‘s career and his latest film, the Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike-led thriller Gone Girl. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 117 – Gone Girl

00:00 – 30:17 – Introductions and Gone Girl Review

30:18 – 1:00:36 – Gone Girl Spoilers

1:00:37 - 1:13:48 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

The Sopranos (stream on Amazon)
Mysterious Skin (stream on Amazon)
The Lookout (stream on Amazon)
Black Book (stream on Amazon)

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 116 – A Walk Among the Tombstones

Written by Brian Roan, September 22, 2014 at 11:44 am 

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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, writer Danny King, and I are joined by Jordan Raup to have a discussion on a batch of recent films we’ve watched, including The Drop, Tusk, God Help the Girl and The One I Love, before jumping into a feature review of Scott Frank‘s Liam Neeson-led A Walk Among the Tombstones. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week. We also reveal how to win a copy of the acclaimed Ida on Blu-ray (see more ways to win here).

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 116 – A Walk Among the Tombstones

00:00 – 02:19 – Introduction

02:20 – 20:47 – Mini-Reviews of The Drop, Tusk, The One I Love, and More

20:48- 36:39 – A Walk Among the Tombstones Review

36:40 - 50:16 – A Walk Among the Tombstones Spoilers

50:17 – 1:05:00 – Coming to Theaters and Blu-ray

What We Watched

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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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