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 begin by discussing selected films from the New York Film Festival. Then we discuss the classic 1971 Australian film Wake in Fright, which just got a theatrical re-release. To end we take a look at the films coming to theaters and DVD in the coming week, which include Strangers on a Train, Seven Psychopaths, and Argo. Then we give you our random recommendations of things we watched on our own this week.
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00:00 - 12:05 – Introductions and discussion of NYFF
12:05 – 25:13 – Feature Review of Wake in Fright
25:13 – 49:20 – Spoilers for Wake in Fright
49:20 – 1:04:45 – Picks for Next Week and Closing Remarks
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division.
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