Mon, 30 March 2015
In anticipation of the theatrical and digital release of his new animated feature film Cheatin', Wrong Reel sits down with Indie Animaton legend Bill Plympton and executive producer Adam Rackoff to discuss Plympton's career to date and where it is headed. Full disclosure, Wrong Reel co-host James Hancock is one of the executive producers on Cheatin' so any notion of objectivity is completely abandoned. Cheatin' begins a nationwide tour on 4/3/15 (see www.cheatinmovie.com for screenings) and will be available on Vimeo On Demand 4/21/15.
Sun, 29 March 2015
Will Ferrell's latest outing "Get Hard" (directed by Etan Cohen) might not be his strongest vehicle but we used the film as an excuse to dig into the career highlights of one of the greatest comedic performers of his generation. Kevin Hart manages to shine in the movie as well, but we're all hoping he and Ferrell get hooked up with better material in the future.
00:00 - 23:07 - Introduction/News
23:08 - 53:57 - Will Ferrell's Career
53:58 - 01:17:17 - Get Hard Review
01:17:18 - 01:24:30 - Closing Remarks/Blooper
Wed, 25 March 2015
This is a special episode for gear heads and alcoholics alike as guest host Brittany Starna and Mikhail Karadimov introduce us to their favorite drinking game while providing color commentary to Justin Lin's "Fast Five" (2011). James Hancock and his little brother Chunk tie on a nice buzz in the process. #NSFW
Wed, 18 March 2015
With David Robert Mitchell's new horror film "It Follows" delighting horror fans across the country, we take a look at what makes the film tick before diving into one of the most beautiful black and white horror films ever made, Roman Polanski's "Repulsion" (1965). Featuring guest host Nick Stevens.
00:00 - 17:42 - Introduction/News
17:43 - 01:17:51 - "It Follows" Review
01:17:52 - 01:59:47 - Roman Polanski's "Repulsion" (1965)
01:59:48 - 02:03:58 - Closing Remarks/Blooper
Sat, 14 March 2015
In honor of Friday the 13th, we take a look at two of the finest horror films ever made, F. W. Murnau's silent film classic "Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie Des Grauens" (1922) and Werner Herzog's 1979 remake "Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht" (1979). Featuring special guest host (and Mikhail Karadimov's producing partner), Brittany Starna.
00:00 - 13:48 - Introduction/Frozen Debate
13:49 - 35:16 - F. W. Murnau's "Nosferatu" (1922)
35:17 - 01:13:14 - Werner Herzog's "Nosferatu" (1979)
01:13:15 - 1:19:43 - Closing Remarks/Blooper
Sun, 8 March 2015
A key figure in the New German Cinema of the 1970s, Wim Wenders is one of the most distinctive, original voices in film working today. The Museum of Modern Art has assembled an extraordinary retrospective covering much of his career from his award winning "Wings of Desire" (1987) to his more recent films like "Pina" (2011), giving the folks at Wrong Reel the chance to see his films in the best way possible.
00:00 - 23:12 - Introduction/News
22:13 - 01:04:46 - Wings of Desire
01:04:47 - 01:25:48 - Pina
01:25:49 - 1:32:50 - Closing Remarks
Thu, 5 March 2015
In this episode, the gang delves into the life and work of one of film's biggest contributors to the art of film of the latter half of the 20th century, John Cassavetes. Paying particular attention to "Faces" and "A Woman Under the Influence," Parker, James, and Mikhail discuss the raw emotional power of Cassavetes' undisputedly unique style of filmmaking.
00:00 - 19:55 - Introductions/News
19:56 - 51:51 - Faces
51:52 - 1:22:12 - A Woman Under the Influence
1:22:13 - 1:29:34 - Closing Remarks
1:29:35 - 1:34:13 - Bloopers/Dramatic Reading