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 discuss the meaning and potential impact of David Cronenberg’s statements regarding fan reaction to The Dark Knight Rises. Then we review the stop-motion animated gem ParaNorman. To end we take a look at the films coming to theaters and DVD in the coming week, which include Bernie, Samsara and Premium Rush. Then we give you our random recommendations of things we watched on our own this week.
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00:00 – 17:24 – Introductions and discussion of Cronenberg’s comments regarding The Dark Knight Rises.
17:24 – 35:25 – Feature Review of ParaNorman
35:25 – 48:21 – Spoilers for ParaNorman
48:21 – 1:04:03 – Picks for Next Week and Closing Remarks
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division. Clip from the trailer for ParaNorman courtesy of Focus Features.
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