Week 39: American Honey, Danny Says, Long Way North & Clowntown

Week 39 brings a wide array of films from a neo realistic epics(American Honey), mid 60s music doc (Danny Says) to a throwback coming of age animated story (Long Way North) and a low budget horror film involving killer clowns (Clowntown). Greg sings the praises of The Shallows while Anderson covers a new doc on Netflix about online bullying and its devastating effects called Audrie & Daisy.

Posted by on September 28th, 2016
File under podcasts

Week 38: The Lovers and the Despot, Cameraperson & Beauty and the Beast

Lots of titles on this week’s program. Greg and Anderson begin doc about the Chicano punk scene in Los Angeles called Los Punks: We Are All We Have which streams on Netflix. Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie has a self explanatory title and currently streams on on Amazon Instant. Greg reviews a couple classic DVD titles in Sideways and Badlands. This week’s releases that are covered on the show include a doc with a stranger than fiction story out of Korea called Lovers and the Despot. An updated take on Beauty and the Beast with Vincent Cassel and Léa Seydoux as well as a documentary that Greg and Anderson have very different takes on called Cameraperson.

Posted by on September 22nd, 2016
File under podcasts

Week 37: Operation Avalanche & Mr. Church

Operation Avalanche, the long awaited Matt Johnson follow up to The Dirties is here and Greg and Anderson have screened it. Eddie Murphy’s Mr. Church is also kind of covered. Greg brings in a deep Criterion Collection cut in Woman in the Dunes and Anderson has Slingshot (Streaming on Netflix) which is a doc about the guy who invented the Segway (he’s not dead) and a doc about the death of physical media called VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media (Streaming on Amazon).

Posted by on September 14th, 2016
File under podcasts

Week 36: Sully, Author: The JT LeRoy Story & Ithaca

Three new films to discuss on this week’s CinemAddicts. We’ve also decided to shake things up a bit, leading off with our personal picks, a streaming and a blu-ray, before getting to the new releases. Films covered include Sully, Clint Eastwood’s latest directorial effort, a bizarre and fascinating documentary about lies and deceit called Author: The JT LeRoy Story as well as Meg Ryan’s directorial debut in Ithaca. Greg brings 2 blu-ray picks to the table up front with The Phenom and Saving Mr. Wu while Anderson has a documentary about the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 called Expo: Magic of the White City which is narrated by the recently deceased Gene Wilder and currently streaming on Amazon.

Posted by on September 7th, 2016
File under podcasts