Ep 31: ‘The Little Prince’ ‘Little Men’ ‘Can We Take A Joke’

 

This week’s CinemAddicts has us covering The Little Prince, Little Men, and Can We Take A Joke? Anderson’s currently at camp and, as I am writing this, I am simply bushed from a full week of doing the Television Critics Association tour (NBC and ABC). Basically, I’m brain dead as i write this recap.

The Little Prince premiering on Netflix on August 5, 2016. Photo: Netflix
The Little Prince premiering on Netflix on August 5, 2016. Photo: Netflix

I highly recommend everyone to check out The Little Princeand my interview with the film’s voice actress Mackenzie Foy and director Mark Osborne is housed on my Deepest Dream site.

Anderson and I completely disagreed on Little Men (I loved it – he appreciated aspects but wouldn’t recommend the film). However, we both dug the stand out performance of Michael Barbieri as the gregarious Brooklyn youth who isn’t afraid to speak his mind. I’m a huge fan of naturalistic, nuance driven meditations of life, and Anderson admits that this type of movie isn’t up his alley.

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I didn’t see the doc Can We Take A Joke?, and Anderson gives his take on the film during the third segment (he’s recommending the movie but with a few caveats). Gilbert Gottfried, Penn Jillette, and Adam Carolla are among the interviewees.

Kids for Cash is Anderson’s streaming pick and I briefly discuss the Blu-ray for The Invitation, a Hollywood Hills set thriller that tone of bite. Click on the media bar below to hear this week’s latest episode.

 

Ep. 30: ‘Gleason’ ‘Jason Bourne’ ‘Bad Moms’ And ‘Tallulah’

 

Although Anderson and I reviewed Jason Bourne for the first segment of this week’s CinemAddicts, the huge takeaway that you’ll hopefully get from Episode 30 is that Gleason is an awesome, life-affirming, and raw documentary that we both deeply love.

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Movie Love: Director Clay Tweel (“Gleason”) Talks “Hands On A Hard Body”

 

Director Clay Tweel’s documentary Gleason, which centers on former NFL player Steve Gleason’s battles with ALS and journey as a father and husband, is hands down one of this year’s best films. The film will be discussed on EP. 30 of CinemAddicts and “180 Seconds or Less,” but since this is our “movie love” segment, we asked Tweel to name a film that he digs.

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EP. 29: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ ‘Don’t Think Twice’ ‘Train to Busan’

During Episode 29, Anderson talked about the “valley” aspect of life, and how there were few peaks, at least cinematic wise, during his recent experience with movies. I completely loved all three films that were reviewed this week (Star Trek Beyond, Don’t Think Twice, Train to Busan), but Anderson had a completely different reaction to STB & DTT.

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Movie Love: Director Benson Lee On ‘The Breakfast Club’

 

Now playing in select theaters, Seoul Searching centers on a group of Korean teenagers from all over the world who spend the summer in Seoul to learn more about their heritage. The film is inspired by Benson’s own memorable summer, and the comedy is also a loving homage to some of the transcendent teen films from the 1980s.

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‘Cafe Society’ in ‘180 Seconds or Less’

 

Eventually I’ll figure out how to look at an iPhone camera – but until then bear with me!! Our ‘180 Seconds or Less’ review of Café Society is below:

***I also forgot to mention on this week’s show that the winner of The Infiltrator passport is Marcus W. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel as well for future giveaways!

Ep. 28: ‘Cafe Society’ And ‘The Infiltrator’

 

On this week’s CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I reviewed Woody Allen’s new film Cafe Society and the Bryan Cranston drug flick The Infiltrator. Full breakdown of the episode is found after the jump.

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Movie Love: Director Brad Furman Talks ‘True Romance’

Brad Furman, whose previous directing credits include The Lincoln Lawyer and Runner Runner, is back with The Infiltrator. While promoting The Infiltrator, Furman elaborated on his “movie love” for True Romance, a feature many consider director Tony Scott’s finest achievement.

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Movie Love: Christina Applegate Talks ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’

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Christina Applegate and Annie Mumolo star in the new comedy Bad Moms (opening July 29), and during the interviews Applegate expressed her love for the classic Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton feature Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

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