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.
Click below to stream/download (right-click and save as…) or subscribe on iTunes.
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.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
Latest posts from Beats Per Minute