If you like Noah Bombauch, this is a must-see. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) has all the oddball, deadpan, slapstick comedy that Baumbach is known for, this time with a top-tier cast elevating the material with nuanced performances.
A shorter episode this week about The Foreigner. We look at the evolution of Jackie Chan’s career to a more dramatic role with less action than one would have expected.
Rich and Nick analyze the sequel to an 80s cult classic, Blade Runner 2049. Beautifully shot and competently directed, the intricate narrative packs an emotional punch, mysteriously unfolding to a satisfying conclusion. Queue discussion.
In this installment of the podcast we talk about the latest Stephen King film adaptation, Gerald’s Game, a psychological thriller about a devious sex act gone wrong.
In this episode of Cinema Standoff Podcast, Nick and Rich break down the allegorical narrative of mother!, discussing varying interpretations of a narrative that is not necessarily meant to entertain, but provoke.