Filmspotting

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#213: The Fall / Kung Fu Panda / Man Who Fell to Earth / Top 5 Sydney Pollack Movies

From whirling dervishes to whirling red pandas (who sound an awful lot like Dustin Hoffman), this week Matty and Adam ogle a scrumptious smorgasbord of visual feasts with reviews of Tarsem Singh's "The Fall" and the latest offering from Dreamworks Animation, "Kung Fu Panda."

Not to be out done, Nicholas Roeg offers up his own complex cinematic intarsia featuring David Bowie as an alien hanging with Rip Torn, Candy Clark, and Buck Henry in 1976's "The Man Who Fell To Earth," the final movie in Filmspotting's '70s Sci-Fi Marathon.

Also on the show: Listener Feedback, Massacre Theatre, our Top 5 Sydney Pollack Movies -- a tribute to the late, great director -- and music by Austin Donohue.

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Filmspotting #213
:35-10:36 - Review: "The Fall"
10:37-17:32 - Review: "Kung Fu Panda"
Music: Austin Donohue, "Slow Vibration"
18:56-22:30 - "SATC" Voicemails, Poll Results
22:31-23:52 - "Indy 4" Voicemails
23:53-33:59 - Listener Feedback ("Indy 4")
Music: Austin Donohue, "Forgetting Your Name"
34:39-38:32 - Massacre Theatre (Winner: Trung Mai)
38:33-47:40 - '70s Sci-Fi #6: "The Man Who Fell to Earth"
Music: Austin Donohue, "Listing"
48:25-52:50 - New DVDs, Contest, Donations
52:51-1:04:20 - Top 5: Sydney Pollack Movies
1:04:21-1:06:49 - Close/Next Show/Outtake

NOTES/CORRECTIONS
- We recognize that Sydney Pollack's agent character in "Tootsie" isn't, as far as we can recall, necessarily ethically-challenged. Just play along... However, Tom Cruise is the doctor, of course, in "Eyes Wide Shut." Pollack is just some sort of power broker. The poll has been corrected


 
 

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