On this especially spooky October Friday 13, Adrian joins the Hard Boys to talk hockey masks, machetes, and a bunch of other stuff that isn’t actually in the original Friday the 13th.
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Casey Affleck is an alleged sexual harasser and Mel Gibson is a confirmed anti-Semitic abusive drunk, and they’re both getting lots of love from Hollywood. Local expert in all things problematic Frankie comes back to the show to talk Manchester by the Sea and Hacksaw Ridge.
Whaddya know, the Academy can recognize black excellence in film, or at least enough to nominate three black-centric films: Hidden Figures, Fences, and Moonlight.
Do any of these white-friendly black movies have what it takes to go all the way? How the hell should we know? We can only tell you if they are good, and spoil them thoroughly in the process.
Closing thoughts on Sundance before we shift into low gear for the Oscar Best Picture race. From now until Oscar night we’ll be talking the 9 nominees for the big prize.
Having already previously castigated the unaccountably nominated Arrival, we start with Hell or High Water.
The final act of a three-part saga of live Sundance 2017 podcasts. This time: Chinese con man comedy Free and Easy, Western murder drama Wind River, and whatever the fuck Axolotl Overkill is supposed to be.