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 Ethan Vestby of Fade to Black to discuss the films of the recently departed Tony Scott. I give my brief thoughts on Premium Rush, before we review the cryptic odyssey that is David Cronenberg‘s Robert Pattinson-led Cosmopolis. To end we take a look at the films coming to theaters and DVD in the coming week, which include Lawless and For a Good Time, Call… Then we give you our random recommendations of things we watched on our own this week.
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00:00 – 19:10 – Introductions and discussion of Tony Scott’s filmography.
19:10 – 22:40- Mini-Review of Premium Rush
22:40 – 48:01 – Feature Review of Cosmopolis
48:01 – 58:43 – Spoilers for Cosmopolis
58:43 – 1:12:22 – Picks for Next Week and Closing Remarks
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division. Clip from the trailer for Cosmopolis courtesy of eOne.
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