Michael Caine famously said of his work in "Jaws: The Revenge": "I have never seen the film, but by all accounts it was terrible. However, I have seen the house that it built, and it is terrific" ... This week Adam and Josh recognize the dramatic actors who didn’t just collect a paycheck with their Top 5 Action Thespians. Plus, reviews of three 2011 films out now on DVD: "50/50," "Higher Ground" and "Project Nim," and the second film in the Robert Bresson Marathon, "A Man Escaped."
This episode is presented by Squarespace.com.
00-11:24 - "50/50"
11:25-19:59 - "Higher Ground"
20:00-27:07 - "Project Nim"
Music: Nada Surf, "When I Was Young"
29:18-31:11 - Squarespace
31:35-36:03 - Massacre Theatre
36:04-41:22 - Polls / Notes
41:23-56:31 - Bresson #2: A Man Escaped
Music: Nada Surf, "Jules & Jim"
57:45-1:01:32 - Donations
1:01:55-1:30:35 - Top 5: Action Thespians
1:30:35-1:33:39 - Close
- Hotel Movies feedback
- Nada Surf
- Massacre Theatre winner: Mark Hurne
- Four of the five Bresson Marathon films can be found on Hulu+.
- Hotel Movies we shouldn't have overlooked: "4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days"; "Ninotchka"
- While "London River" was mentioned as a British film, and that's partially true, director Rachid Bouchareb is Franco-Algerian.
- Live Oscars event w/ Filmspotting
- Bresson at Siskel Film Center
- Harlan County at The Music Box
- "Margaret" at Siskel Film Center
- SNL's Get In The Cage
- Top 5 Action Thespians
- Discuss with Filmspotters at the Forum
SPONSORS / PARTNERS
- Squarespace: Use code FILM2
- Brandon's Squarespace site
- The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith- iTunes