Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Format: Austin Film Society screening with PaulT
I think it's fair to say that Streets of Fire (1984) is one of those movies you either get behind or you do not. Like, I'm not sure there's a lot of gray area in how people react to whatever it is this movie is serving up - but despite the fact that I am well aware that Streets of Fire is not a very good movie, I am also of the opinion that Streets of Fire is an amazing movie.
Monday, September 3, 2018
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Format: Amazon Streaming
Viewing: I dunno. Fifth? Sixth?
Jamie and Ryan watch the fourth Marvel Studios film, Thor! It's the first off-world excursion for Marvel, an introduction for a key Avenger, expansion of the MCU and a lot of set-ups for payoffs. And, of course, more handsome than any movie should be asked to handle. Some top flight talent joins some soon-to-be-household-names as adventure unfolds!
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
The Invisible Mafia - Part 2Script: Brian Michael Bendis
Art: Patrick Gleason
Colors: Alejandro Sanchez
Letters: Josh Reed
Cover: Gleason & Sanchez/ variant: Francis Manapul
Associate Editor: Jessica Chen
Editor: Michael Coen
Group Editor: Brian Cunningham
Team, I am fully onboard with what Gleason and Bendis are doing here in Action Comics.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Format: DVD from San Antonio Public Library
NathanC returns to discuss Disney in the 1980's! Ryan is kinda sick and grumpy! We talk Disney's 1985 misfire that "almost took down the studio". It's high fantasy adventure for the kiddies, but Disney's first foray into PG territory, all while Disney underwent corporate reshuffling!
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Watched : 08/28/2018
Format: DVR/ TCM
Audrey Quotient: Nowhere near enough Audrey!
This isn't a noir film! Nope. This one is an historical drama about the creation of the atomic bomb. So, you know, fun stuff.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Friday, August 24, 2018
Format: Amazon Streaming
You guys, I @#$%ing loved this movie. Get a look inside my wheelhouse and what works for me in a movie with Southland Tales (2006). And, man, we really missed so much of what there was to say - enough so that I'm ready to make covering this movie an annual event.
AmyC returns with this overlooked, underseen sci-fi satire of a post 9/11 America. We struggle to convey the plot and all of the amazing things packed into this film - from one of the most astounding casts ever assembled, to musical choices, to transdimensional travel, to porn stars with rock solid business plans. Truly an unusual film that was never given a real shot at finding an audience - Ryan watches the film for the first time and is absolutely ready to push it to his list of recommendations.
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