Alan discusses his recent viewing of “Argo”.
Whether you only venture to the multiplex or hold out for art house darlings this episode of Footcandle Films has something for you. For the big budget summer tent pole movie fans the gentlemen spend a few moments discussing the newly spiffed up version of the sci-fi tale “Total Recall”. Afterwards they take a trip to the indie film house that sells espresso and beer on tap and discuss the star-studded British import “The Bext Exotic Marigold Hotel”. Also in the episode are the usual segments of Movie News & Film Picks.
Added Bonus: Stay tuned after theme music for “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” spoiler talk. Yeah that’s right…we figured somebody had to do it…why not us?
Running Time: 73 minutes
Holy batcast! Alan and Chris discuss the final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy with “The Dark Knight Rises”. The review is fairly spoiler-free, but if you have seen the film or don’t mind being “spoiled”, stick around after the closing to hear them talk about the ending and all of the surprises the film had in store.
It’s time for a quick fix of Footcandle! Listen to this quick review of the latest foul-mouthed teddybear-come-to-life comedy “Ted” starring Mark Wahlberg and written/directed by Seth MacFarlane.
Another superhero-sized blockbuster has hit the screens this summer – the reboot of the Spiderman franchise. Are the fellows caught up in the web of excitement? The indie documentary, Bully, is also discussed. Back by popular demand are the News & Recommendation portions of the show making this episode clock in at over an hour of movie geek goodness.
Running Time: 68 minutes
Acclaimed director Ridley Scott returns to his sci-fi roots with Prometheus – a prequel of sorts to his classic film Alien. Do Alan and Chris find it to be a worthy addition to the Alien cannon or want to have Scott excommunicated for heresy against the galaxy?
In this episode the gents also give quick reviews of “The Kid With A Bike”, Pixar’s latest effort “Brave”, and two not so typical horror films with “Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter” and “The Cabin In The Woods”
Last but not least the fellows offer up a few words on their Netflix/streaming pick of the month: Lars VonTrier’s “Melancholia”.
Running Time: 55 minutes
The big summer movies have started arriving in theaters. Perhaps you’ve heard of “The Avengers”? The Footcandle dynamic duo of Alan & Chris lead off this episode with a lively discussion of the box office juggernaut. Also in this episode are brief reviews of “Dark Shadows”, “Jeff, Who Lives At Home”, “Young Adult”, “We Bought A Zoo”, “The Descendants”, “Chronicle” and “Cedar Rapids”. As you can probably guess this episode clocks in at over an hour of movie geek goodness. Enjoy!