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The Film Stage Show Ep. 222 – Top 10 Films of 2016

Written by Brian Roan, January 11, 2017 at 11:34 am 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham for a year-end extravaganza in which we discuss our ten favorite films of 2016 and more.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 222 – Top 10 Films of 2016

00:00 – 8:25 – Introductions

8:26 – 1:36:40 – Top 10 Films of 2016

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 221 – Silence

Written by Brian Roan, January 10, 2017 at 11:46 am 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham to discuss Martin Scorsese‘s religious drama Silence, starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, and Liam Neeson, which expands wide this weekend.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 221 – Silence

00:00 – 6:54 – Introductions

6:55 – 1:00:19 – Silence Discussion

1:00:20 – 1:49:50 – Silence Spoiler Discussion

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

Bonus: Listen to a 33-minute discussion between Scorsese and Alexander Payne.

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The Film Stage Roundtable Ep. 14 – Christmas Movie Memories and Videogame Adaptations

Written by Brian Roan, December 22, 2016 at 1:02 pm 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Roundtable, a spin-off podcast from the madmen who bring you The Film Stage Show. On this show, we discuss the videogame movie as Assassin’s Creed arrives as well as Christmas movie memories.

Give a listen, and then share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. Let us know what you think, and what you want to hear about next. Subscribe on iTunes (if you are subscribed to The Film Stage Show, you’ll get it in the same feed) or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…).

M4A: The Film Stage Roundtable Ep. 14 – Christmas Movie Memories and Videogame Adaptations

00:00 – 3:38 – Introductions

3:39 – 29:24 – Video Game Adaptations

29:25 – 54:24 – Christmas Movie Memories

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 220 – La La Land

Written by The Film Stage, December 20, 2016 at 11:42 am 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham to discuss Damien Chazelle‘s La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, which expands wide this Christmas Day.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 220 – La La Land

00:00 – 46:54 – La La Land Discussion

46:55 – 1:33:54 – La La Land Spoiler Discussion

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

Bonus: Watch Chazelle analyze a scene from the film below.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 219 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Written by Brian Roan, December 15, 2016 at 12:04 pm 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Nick Newman and special guest Germain Lussier (entertainment reporter at i09 and Gizmodo) to discuss Gareth EdwardsRogue One: A Star Wars Story. The discussion is spoiler-free, then we break into an in-depth discussion of the entire film.

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M4AThe Film Stage Show Ep. 219 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

00:00 – 03:42 – Introductions

03:43 – 48:59 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Discussion

49:00 – 1:25:08 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story  Spoiler Discussion

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 218 – Nocturnal Animals

Written by Brian Roan, December 13, 2016 at 1:40 pm 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Dan Mecca to discuss Tom Ford‘s second feature Nocturnal Animals, starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, and Armie Hammer, which is now in wide release.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 218 – Nocturnal Animals

00:00 – 1:05:18 – Nocturnal Animals Discussion

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

Bonus: watch a video essay on Ford’s debut A Single Man below.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 217 – Manchester by the Sea

Written by Brian Roan, December 5, 2016 at 12:14 pm 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Bill Graham, and Michael Snydel to discuss Kenneth Lonergan‘s Manchester by the Sea starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, and Kyle Chandler.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 217 – Manchester by the Sea

00:00 – 04:18 – Introductions

4:19 – 34:57 –  Manchester by the Sea Discussion

34:58 – 1:53:40 – Manchester by the Sea Spoiler Discussion

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

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The Film Stage Roundtable Ep. 13 – Food Films and Cinematic Crying

Written by Brian Roan, December 2, 2016 at 2:54 pm 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Roundtable, a spin-off podcast from the madmen who bring you The Film Stage Show. On this show, we discuss our favorite food-related movies and then we talk about crying at the movies.

Give a listen, and then share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. Let us know what you think, and what you want to hear about next. Subscribe on iTunes (if you are subscribed to The Film Stage Show, you’ll get it in the same feed) or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…).

M4A: The Film Stage Roundtable Ep. 13 – Food Films and Cinematic Crying

00:00 – 6:55 – Introductions

6:56 – 32:30 – Food Films

32:31 – 1:20:40 – Cinematic Crying

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 216 – Moana and Allied

Written by Brian Roan, November 28, 2016 at 11:57 am 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Bill Graham, and Michael Snydel to discuss Disney’s latest animation Moana before diving into a full discussion on Robert Zemeckis‘ WWII thriller Allied, starring Marion Cotillard and Brad Pitt.

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M4AThe Film Stage Show Ep. 216 – Moana and Allied

00:00 – 06:03 – Introductions

6:04 – 29:40 –  Moana Discussion

29:41 – 57:55 – Allied Discussion

57:56 – 1:36:30 – Allied Spoiler Discussion

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 215 – The Edge of Seventeen

Written by Brian Roan, November 21, 2016 at 9:14 am 

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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Bill Graham, and Michael Snydel to discuss Anna Biller‘s The Love Witch, which is now in limited release, and Kelly Fremon Craig‘s The Edge of Seventeen, which is now in wide release.

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M4A: The Film Stage Show Ep. 215 – The Edge of Seventeen

00:00 – 05:38 – Introductions

5:39 – 33:44 – The Love Witch Discussion

33:45 – 49:25 – The Edge of Seventeen Discussion

49:26 – 1:50:22 – The Edge of Seventeen Spoiler Discussion

Bonus: Listen to a one-hour discussion with The Edge of Seventeen screenwriter Kelly Fremon Craig thanks to Jeff Goldsmith‘s Q&A podcast:

The Film Stage is supported by MUBI, a curated online cinema streaming a selection of exceptional independent, classic, and award-winning films from around the world. Each day, MUBI hand-picks a new gem and you have one month to watch it. Try it for free here.

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