In this week's show, Joe and Chris are joined by special guest stars Gina Wagner, Ed Johnson-Ott and Richard Propes as we discuss chick flicks. Movies like "Sex and the City" and "Julie & Julia" have been ruling at the box office in recent years, but as a whole the genre is generally dissed by critics and male audiences. Do they deserve a little more respect?
Archive for May 2010
In this week's show, Chris is joined by special guest star Ben Rock, director of "Alien Raiders" and production designer of "The Blair Witch Project," to talk about fake documentaries. Audiences are regularly duped by fiction using a nonfiction form as a storytelling device. Now a new documentary, "Exit Through the Gift Shop," plays with conventions of truth and hoax.
In this week's show, Joe and Chris yap about movies that look at historical figures or events. How true do filmmakers have to strive to be when the actual record of events is murky?
In this week's show, Joe and Chris survey the summer movie offerings, which seem to be mostly sequels, remakes and spin-offs. Was the world really clamoring for an umpteenth version of "Robin Hood," or a film version of cheesy '80s TV show "The A-Team."