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 acquisition of the Star Wars franchise by Disney. Then, we take a look at the character study Flight. To end we discuss the films coming to theaters and DVD in the coming week, which include Sunset Boulevard, Rashomon, and Skyfall. Then we give you our random recommendations of things we watched on our own this week.
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00:00 – 18:44 – Introductions and discussion of Disney’s purchase of Star Wars
18:44 – 40:11 – Feature Review of Flight
40:11 – 59:55 – Spoilers for Flight
59:55 – 1:03:08 – Quick review of The Man With the Iron Fists
1:03:08 – 1:17:48 – Picks for Next Week, Closing Remarks, and Outtakes
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division.
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