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 the so-called “death of film culture” as discussed in this New Yorker article. Then we discuss the newest film from director Ben Affleck, Argo. To end we take a look at the films coming to theaters and DVD in the coming week, which include The Forgiveness of Blood, Moonrise Kingdom, and Alex Cross. Then we give you our random recommendations of things we watched on our own this week.
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00:00 - 15:24 – Introductions and discussion of “the death of film”
15:24 – 36:52 – Feature Review of Argo
36:52 – 42:06 – Spoilers for Argo
42:06 – 58:24 – Picks for Next Week, Closing Remarks and Outtakes
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division.
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