FS #203: Stop-Loss / All About My Mother / Top 5 Up-and-Coming Actors
Thursday, 27 March 2008 19:00

March 28: This week... Adam and Matty ship off for an extended tour of duty with Ryan Phillippe as they discuss "Stop-Loss," the latest film from "Boys Don't Cry" writer/director Kimberly Peirce. Plus, in honor of Adam's "don't ask, don't tell" man crush on "Stop-Loss" co-star Channing Tatum, the boys share their Top 5 Up-and-Coming Actors.

Also on the show: Listener Feedback, Massacre Theatre and our Pedro Almodóvar Marathon continues with 1999's "All About My Mother."

Music by Dick Prall from the album "Weightless" courtesy of Authentic Records.

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Filmspotting #203
:24-14:35 - Review: "Stop-Loss"
Music: Dick Prall, "Halfway To Hollywood"
15:36-19:10 - Corrections, Notes
19:11-27:03 - Listener Feedback (Fourth Wall Movies)
Music: Dick Prall, "The Cornflakes Song"
28:09-31:42 - Massacre Theatre (Winner: Renee Stern)
31:43-39:56 - Almodóvar #3: "All About My Mother"
Music: Dick Prall, "If It Bends"
40:28-45:38 - New DVDs, Contests, Donations
45:39-49:38 - Top 5 Setup, Poll Questions
49:39-1:03:40 - Top 5: Up-and-Coming Actors
1:03:41-1:06:10 - Close/Next Show/Outtake

- Studio 360 interview with Kimberly Peirce.

- Matty and I realize that we have a tendency to lump any 'war on terror' movie into the same category even if that's not really appropriate. For example, "Taxi To The Dark Side" is a movie about the U.S. policy on torture and not really an 'Iraq movie', though a good chunk of it does deal with Abu Ghraib.

- Matty commented that "Stop-Loss" is basically "Varsity Blues" goes to war. Am I crazy, or were the marketing folks apparently thinking the same thing? Check out the posters here and here.

- Who is Sargent Shriver? Find out here.

- A Tale of Two Pedros by Michael Atkinson.
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