Gordy and Cross hit up the newly released Blade Runner 2049 as part of our ongoing Hot Take series.
Both fans of the original 1982 movie, how would this new Denis Villeneuve effort be received?
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Audience selection once again, and it’s thanks to Kirsty McGregor who has requested that Gordy and Cross get together to watch What We Do In The Shadows.
Directed by Taika Waititi (Wilderpeople and Thor: Ragnarok) it follows the daily lives of a group of vampiric flatmates and the struggles they face.
Would this mockumentary go down better with Gordy than Spinal Tap did? And Cross was already a convert… would it be a united thumbs up?
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Original theatrical poster (1991)
Gordy and Cross revisit peak Cameron and Schwarzenegger with a big screen outing for T2 3D!
They were both fans (who wouldn’t be) but how would this reassessment pan out?
Evidence for the prosecution in the case of Mitch versus Christopher Nolan’s Excruciating Exposition-filled Dialogue. Why cast the delightful Ellen Page if she’s only there for the benefit of the members of the audience glued to their phones? It’s madness I tell you!
Interview from BOMB Magazine’s Winter 1999 issue with director Thomas Vinterberg that covers his early career, Dogme and the creation of Festen.
Read it HERE.
An entertaining promotional piece as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and Scarlett Johanssen interview each other about the movie.
On this week’s episode Gordy challenged us all to recreate Pacino’s legendary Inches speech from Any Given Sunday. I think it best to let the performances speak for themselves, so without any further ado, we present to you Gordy, Cross & Mitch…
(with apologies to Al Pacino)
An entertaining article on the continuing relevance of the film; a rare example of bottled lightning, a whole that adds up to much more than the sum of the seemingly fairly standard parts.
Read it here
Legendary, and much-missed, movie critic Roger Ebert gave To Live And Die In LA 4/4 stars upon its original US theatrical release.
Read his review HERE
See Mr Bowie in his mid ’80s pomp with this choice musical cue from Labyrinth.
Lyrics helpfully included….