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#501: Top 5 Pre-CGI Scenes / Calvary / John Michael McDonagh / GOTG


Ray Harryhausen, Douglas Trumbull, Dick Smith... Michael Phillips joins Adam in praise of the old school effects guys with their Top 5 Pre-CGI Scenes. Plus, they confess their cinematic sins of omission to Father Brendan Gleeson in CALVARY, and spend a few minutes on Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. Not to be left out, Josh breaks down "Calvary's" stunning opening scene with the film's writer/director, John Michael McDonagh.

This episode is presented by Shutterstock (FILM814).

0:00-1:38 - Billboard / Shutterstock
1:38-26:52 - Review: "Calvary"
Music: First Aid Kit, "Stay Gold"
28:09-30:03 - Shutterstock
30:03-47:42 - Robin Williams / Polls
47:42-1:00:32 - Interview: John Michael McDonagh
Music: First Aid Kit, "My Silver Lining"
1:01:50-1:07:36 - Donations
1:07:39 1:14:37 - Guardians of the Galaxy 
1:14:38-1:48:41 - Top 5: Pre-CGI Scenes
1:48:41-1:51:25 - Close / Outtake


Boyhood, Top 5 of FS Era


First Aid Kit


"Calvary" opening scene

Michael Phillips

Michael on "Calvary"

Josh's review of "Calvary"

Matt Wallin - IMDb

VFX Show




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