FS #206: Forgetting Sarah Marshall / Sarasota Film Fest / The Visitor / Top 5 Vacation Movies
Thursday, 17 April 2008 19:00

April 18: Just when you feel like you're not getting enough full frontal male nudity, ribald oral sex jokes and Paul Rudd in your life, along comes the perfect remedy in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," the latest comedy from producer Judd Apatow starring Jason Segel, Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell. Adam and Matty take a moment to deconstruct some of the recurring themes in the Apatow canon from an auteurist perspective and laud Kunis for a breakout, Bacall-esque performance. Plus, team Filmspotting emerges from the beaches of Florida minted with a fresh sun-burned glow and some thoughts on their experience at the Sarasota Film Festival and their all-time Top 5 Vacation Movies.

Plus, a conversation with Richard Jenkins and Hiam Abbas, stars of the new film "The Visitor," from actor/writer/director Tom McCarthy ("The Station Agent").

Also on the show: Massacre Theatre and The Matadors, our Pedro Almodóvar Marathon Awards.

Music by The Josh Davis Band courtesy of Authentic Records.

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Listen to Filmspotting #206

Filmspotting #206
:24-13:51 - Review: "Forgetting Sarah Marshall"
Music: The Josh Davis Band, "Turn Up the Sun"
14:39-26:18 - Voicemails, Sarasota Recap
26:19-33:22 - "The Visitor" Interview
Music: The Josh Davis Band, "Wedding Crows"
34:10-37:44 - Massacre Theatre (Winner: Abby Olcese)
37:45-45:35 - The Matadors - Almodovar Awards
45:36-48:16 - Poll Questions / Next Marathon
Music: The Josh Davis Band, "Go Lightly"
48:34-54:55 - New DVDs, Contest, Donations
54:56-1:05:17 - Top 5: Vacation Movies
1:05:18-1:07:18 - Close/Next Show/Outtake

- Obviously I (Adam) meant to reference the "In Cold Blood" duo Dick and Perry in the quote from "Annie Hall."
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