FS #285: Up in the Air / Invictus / Top 10 Films of 2009
Friday, 18 December 2009 01:00
Dec. 18: Filmspotting discusses "Up in the Air" and "Invictus," and reveals its Top 10 Films of 2009 with the help of Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune and "At the Movies," and the AV Club's Scott Tobias.

Thanks also to special guest voicemailers: Steve Prokopy from Ain't It Cool News, Matt Singer from IFC News and writer/director Rian Johnson.

Also on the show: Music by Iron and Wine and Massacre Theatre -- presented by Pixar Talk. This week's winner will get the Pixar DVD of their choice.

Listen to Filmspotting #285
Filmspotting #285
:13-10:45 - Review: "Up in the Air"
10:46-20:27 - Review: "Invictus"
Music: Iron and Wine, "Love Vigilantes"
21:46-26:56 - Massacre Theatre (Winner: M. Kelly)
26:57-28:03 - Prokopy Voicemail
28:04-39:54 - Top 10 of 2009: #10-6
Music: Iron and Wine, "Belated Promise Ring"
40:54-41:55 - Singer Voicemail
41:56-1:00:57 - Top 10 of 2009: #5-3
Music: Iron and Wine, "Boy With a Coin"
1:01:26-1:10:09 - New DVDs / Donations
1:10:10-1:10:54 - Johnson Voicemail
1:10:55-1:26:39 - Top 10 of 2009: #2-1
1:26:40-1:29:00 - Close / Next Show / Outtake


- Jason Reitman was nominated in the 2007 best director category alongside the Coen Bros., Paul Thomas Anderson, Julian Schnabel and Tony Gilroy - not David Fincher, which I believe was my point at the time. I thought Fincher for "Zodiac" was a stronger candidate than Reitman for "Juno."

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