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It's the Pictures

John Gilpatrick and Max Covill discuss the latest news in the world of film.
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Now displaying: May, 2016
May 27, 2016

John and Max are exploring the films of Shane Black this week, including his new feature The Nice Guys. Disagreements are the name of the game this week.

They also discuss the 50th anniversary screening of Persona, the wrap up of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, The Beauty and Beast trailer, and what they've been watching lately. 

SHOW NOTES
Intro Music: "Beauty & The Beast Prologue" by SalmondKeyMusic

1:38 50th Anniversary of Persona with Liv Ullmann
4:23 News You Need - Cannes Film Festival Wrap Up
10:44 Trailer of the Week - Beauty and the Beast (2017)
15:35 Main Feature - Films of Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Iron Man 3, The Nice Guys)
48:23 What we've been watching - John (Money Monster) / Max (Only Angels Have Wings)

Outro Music: "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire from the soundtrack for The Nice Guys

 

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May 13, 2016

John and Max dive headfirst into 2016's summer movie offerings. They come out of the process having selected five films each in It's the Pictures' first annual summer movie box office draft. Whoever's "team" makes the most bank domestically by the end of the summer earns bragging rights! Who do you think will win? Are you #TeamJohn or #TeamMax?

This week, they also discuss birthday movie memories, since both John and Max turn a year older in May, as well as a quick look at the beginning of the Cannes Film Festival, the Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk trailer, and much more. 

SHOW NOTES
Intro Music: "Wedding Theme" by James Horner for the soundtrack of Deep Impact

:42: Birthday memories Deep Impact / Pearl Harbor 
4:20: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Trailer Impressions
7:00: Cannes Film Festival Update
10:52: Main Topic: Summer Movie Draft 2016

Max

Finding Dory, Jason Bourne, Suicide Squad, X-Men: Apocalypse, Warcraft

John

Secret Life of Pets, Ghostbusters, Angry Birds, Independence Day: Resurgence, Star Trek Beyond


41:43: Films Watched Lately Captain America: Civil War (John), Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Max)

Outro Music: “I Don't Want to Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith for the soundtrack of Armageddon 

Film School Rejects Article: http://bit.ly/1ZNGcwQ

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May 3, 2016

John and Max weave a joint review of the new Jungle Book adaptation in with a larger discussion of Disney animated classics that are being reimagined as live-action blockbusters. Is this an exciting trend? Or are we heading toward a bubble that will burst? 

They've also got some thoughts on the new streaming video platform launched by TCM and the Criterion Collection, as well as the HBO film Confirmation, Prince's Purple Rain, and Beyonce's video album Lemonade. Download and listen today!

SHOW NOTES
Intro Music: "The Bear Necessities" by Bill Murray & Kermit Ruffins for the soundtrack of The Jungle Book

5:00: News: FilmStruck
9:15: News: Alicia Vikander cast as Lara Croft
11:00: Main Topic: Animated Films Go Live Action
20:30: The Jungle Book
40:00: Future Live Action Disney Films
56:50: Films Watched Lately- Confirmation (John), Purple Rain and Lemonade (Max)

Outro Music: “I Wan'na Be Like You” by Christopher Walken for the soundtrack of The Jungle Book

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