Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week staff writer Danny King and associate editor Nick Newman and I talk about the trend of Hollywood rebooting popular properties, and give a micro-review for Oliver Stone’s Savages. Then we review the reboot of everyone’s favorite web-slinger, The Amazing Spider-Man. To end we give our picks for upcoming theatrical and home video releases, including Margaret, Being Flynn, and Beasts of the Southern Wild. Then, as a special treat, we give you our top selections of things we watched on our own this week. Stream below or click to download (right-click and save as…).
0:00 – 18:19 – Introduction and discussion of reboots.
18:19 – 24:41 – Review of Savages
24:41 – 54:12 – Our feature review of The Amazing Spider-Man
54:12 – 1:08:17 – Top Picks for the week ahead and closing remarks
Opening music comes courtesy of Joy Division. Clip from the trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man courtesy of Columbia Studios.
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