Greetings programs and welcome to another edition of the Awesome Friday Movie Podcast. This week Matthew and Simon are taking a look at the new season of Netflix’s The Witcher and Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story.Continue reading “Awesome Friday Movie Podcast: ‘The Witcher’ & ‘West Side Story’”
Review: ‘West Side Story’ reinvents a classic with modern context
Steven Spielberg is about to turn 75 years old. Since his debut feature in 1971, a full fifty years ago, he has tackled all manner of genre and subject matter, but never a musical. It makes sense then that his trademark skills –an iconic eye for composition and blocking, perfectly deployed single takes, finding the best cast for the story, and impeccable detail at every level– now all feel like he might have been refining specifically to make a musical because his new version of West Side Story makes excellent use of all of them.Continue reading “Review: ‘West Side Story’ reinvents a classic with modern context”
Awesome Friday Movie Podcast: ‘The Humans’ & ‘Hawkeye’
Greetings, programs, and welcome to the 18th edition of the Awesome Friday Movie Podcast! This week we’re talking about The Humans, an adaptation of a Tony Award-winning play with an all-star cast, and Hawkeye, the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Join us!Continue reading “Awesome Friday Movie Podcast: ‘The Humans’ & ‘Hawkeye’”
Review: ‘Hawkeye’ premiere episodes are lighthearted fun
The main complaint about Clint Barton’s Hawkeye as a character, at least when it comes to the MCU version, is that he’s boring. I’ve never quite thought that myself, but it’s easy to see where it comes from: he’s a spy that shoots good, and in most of the films, that’s kind of all he is.
What the new Disney+ series Hawkeye proposes is: what if that’s ok?Continue reading “Review: ‘Hawkeye’ premiere episodes are lighthearted fun”
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