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 open by discussing auteur theory. Then, we review Paul Thomas Anderson‘s The Master, which just expanded this weekend. To end we take a look at the films coming to theaters and DVD in the coming week, which include Looper, The Avengers and more. Then we give you our random recommendations of things we watched on our own this week.
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00:00 - 16:54 – Introductions and discussion of auteur theory
16:55 – 31:20 – Feature Review of The Master
31:21 – 55:00 – Spoilers for The Master
55:10 – 58:20 – Mini-review of Trouble with the Curve
58:21 – 1:11:51 – Picks for Next Week and Closing Remarks
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division. Clip from the trailer for The Master courtesy of The Weinstein Company.
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