FS #236: Quantum of Solace / Let the Right One In / Top 5 Turkeys of 2008
Friday, 21 November 2008 01:00
Nov. 21: From the hidden F.I.L.M.S.P.O.T.T.I.N.G. lair, located deep inside a dormant volcano buried beneath the floor of Lake Michigan, the two criminal masterminds known as Adam and Matty weigh in on the latest installment of the James Bond franchise, "Quantum of Solace." Will your diabolical hosts approve of director Marc Forster's continued reinvention of everyone's favorite playboy-spy? Or will it leave them shaken and stirred, clamoring for less Bourne, Jason Bourne?

Also, hoping to capitalize on the growing vampire zeitgeist sweeping America, Matty gives you a taste of his upcoming roller-skating musical treatment of the chupacabra as the boys mull over the finer points of dealing with the Swedish undead with a discussion of "Let the Right One In" -- the "other" teenage vampire movie currently making the rounds satisfying America's growing bloodlust for all things Dracula.

"Mr. Shyamalan, thanks for coming, your seat is over there next to the guy in the Skywalker Ranch dungarees" ... In honor of Thanksgiving, Adam and Matty roll out a cornucopia of incompetence as they announce their Top 5 Turkeys of 2008. "You see that movie goat?"

Music this week courtesy of The Secret History.

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Listen to Filmspotting #236
Filmspotting #236
:24-14:23 - Review: "Quantum of Solace"
Music: The Secret History, "It's Not The End of the World, Jo"
15:02-18:43 - Massacre Theatre (Winner: J. Klein, Lisle, IL)
18:44-29:02 - Review: "Let the Right One In"
Music: The Secret History, "Our Lady of Palermo"
31:24-35:38 - Voicemail, Polls
35:39-44:33 - Feedback (Mortality Movies)
Music: The Secret History, "The Ballad of the Haunted Hearts"
45:23-48:56 - New DVDs, Donations
48:57-1:03:37 - Top 5: Turkeys of '08
1:03:38-1:06:48 - Close/Next Show/Outtakes

NOTES/CORRECTIONS
- Trailer: "Twilight"

- Trailer: "Let the Right One In"

- Jeffrey Donovan is in "Don’t Dress for Dinner" at Chicago's Royal George Theatre, November 14-January 11.

- Victor Nunez is the director of "Ruby in Paradise" and "Ulee's Gold."
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