Cinecast #54: Divorce, New Yorker Style
Wednesday, 16 November 2005 01:00
Of course it's  not your fault we're getting divorced. It's Adam and Sam's.

The Squid and the Whale: Indulgent, absent a true protagonist, and maybe even a little condescending to its intended highbrow audience, Noah Baumbach's semi-autobiographical new film is also remarkably detailed, frequently hilarious, and almost impeccably acted. (Sorry Laura Linney, you were, um, less than impeccable). Adam was slightly less effusive in his praise than Sam, but both agree that Baumbach and especially Jeff Daniels as the pretentious patriarch earn all of the praise critics seem to be heaping on them.

Also on the show, Listener Feedback (You Can't Handle The Suck Edition), Massacre Theatre (Dysfunctional Acting Edition), and a look ahead to our Top 5 Dysfunctional Families (Chicken Salad Sandwich, Toasted, Edition).

Massacre Theatre presented by Elemental-Gear ... Music by Dan Bern courtesy of Messenger Records ... Cinecast theme music by Age of the Rifle.

Listen  to Cinecast #54

Cinecast #54
:35-17:20 - Review: "The Squid and the Whale"
Music: Dan Bern, "After the Parade"
18:23-22:25 - "Squid and the Whale" cont.
22:26-27:40 - Cinecast Notes
27:41-33:54 - Listener Feedback (Jarhead, Top 5 War Movies)
Music: Dan Bern, "New American Language"
35:34-37:44 - Massacre Theatre
37:45-43:33 - Top 5 Dysfunctional Families

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