"The Flagship Film Podcast"

“The flagship film podcast” featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews.

#433: Top 5 Romantic Gestures / Side Effects / Duck Soup


Cue up "In Your Eyes"... in honor of Valentine's Day, it's Filmspotting's Lloyd Dobler Memorial List of the screen's Top 5 Romantic Gestures. Plus, what may be Steven Soderbergh's final cinematic gesture -- "Side Effects," starring Rooney Mara and Jude Law -- and the third Marx Bros. Marathon movie, "Duck Soup"... "The light, the heat..."

This episode is presented by Shutterstock (code FILM2) and Squarespace (code FILM2).

0:00-3:34 - Billboard / Squarespace
3:35-23:36 - Review: "Side Effects"
Music: Louis Armstrong, "A Kiss to Build a Dream On"
25:08-26:33 - Sponsor: Shutterstock
26:34-34:00 - Massacre Theatre
34:01-42:29 - Polls / Notes
42:30-57:19 - Marx Bros. #3: "Duck Soup"
Music: Princess Bride, "Storybook Love"
58:42-1:04:53 - Donations 
1:04:49-1:32:30 - Top 5: Romantic Gestures
1:32:21-1:35:14 - Close


Nostalgia, humor and Haynes


- In classic show fashion we gave director Soderbergh all the credit/blame for "Side Effects"; no mention of writer Scott Z. Burns.

- Didn't come up because difficult to articulate without spoilers, but one "Side Effects" complaint for Adam: Catherina Zeta Jones' performance.

- Massacre Theatre winner: Matt Sabonis


Josh's "Side Effects" review

Ben Haworth's SquareSpace site

Tufnell Park Film Club

Top 5 Romantic Gestures



The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith- iTunes


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