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 Jeremy Smith (aka Mr. Beaks of Ain’t It Cool News), to talk about the merits of what makes one version of a film more correct than others. Then we review the little movie that could, Kenneth Lonergan’s Margaret (including the extended cut). To end we take a look at the dearth of quality films hitting theaters and DVD in the coming week. Then we give you our top selections of things we watched on our own this week.
Stream below or click to download (right-click and save as…).
00:00 – 15:13 – Introductions and Discussion of What Makes a Definitive Version of a Film
15:13 – 54:04 – Feature Review of Margaret
54:04 – 1:05:47 – Picks for Next Week and Closing Remarks
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division. Clip from the trailer for Margaret courtesy of Fox Searchlight.
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