Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman, and I are joined by Jordan Hoffman (of ScreenCrush, SlashFilm, NextMovie & more) to talk about the recent backlash against movie critics. Then we review arguably the biggest movie of the summer, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. To end we give our picks for upcoming theatrical and home video releases, including The Watch, The Deep Blue Sea, and Killer Joe. Then we give you our top selections of things we watched on our own this week. Make sure to listen all the way to the end for details on our Blu-ray giveaway of The Deep Blue Sea!
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00:00 – 15:20 – Introductions and Discussion of Criticizing Critics
15:20 – 1:02:44 – Feature Review of The Dark Knight Rises
1:02:44 – 1:08:30 – View Mail Discussion of Beasts of the Southern Wild
1:08:31 – 1:20:27 – Picks for Next Week
1:20:28 – 1:25:50 – Contest and Closing Remarks
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division. Clip from the trailer for The Dark Knight Rises courtesy of Warner Bros.
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