Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 15: Part 2 of David Jacobs Interview, Prince of Persia, Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, and Survival of the Dead

6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

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The Islander.  Nancy concludes her interview with David Jacobs, the creator of both Dallas and Knots Landing.  David reveals the remainder of his desert island picks.

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.  We’re not even half way through the summer and already a second film about time travel is playing in the theaters.  The unavoidable question that has to be asked is, “If you could travel back in time and only avoid seeing one time travel film, which one would it be: Hot Tub Time Machine or The Prince of Persia?”  And no fair picking Marmaduke.  Just because time seems to stand still, doesn’t make it a time travel movie.

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Such a Character: Gene Lockhart

The great character actors of Hollywood’s “Golden Era” (a time I’d place from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, give or take a few years on either side) filled an important niche in the films cranked out by the major studios. They were a dependable group of “types”: ditzy blondes, bombastic fatheads, loopy old maids, smart-aleck loudmouths; once their image was imprinted on the celluloid and projected on the screen, you knew what you were getting. Moreover, you could be assured that what you were getting would be good. The plot might be weak, the leading actors sub par, the direction lackadaisical, but the great character actors always delivered. Were they often typecast? Well, of course. But they portrayed, and portrayed excellently, a type that filmgoers then and today grew to love and respect.

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Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 14: Interview With David Jacobs (Creator of Dallas), Harry Brown, What I learned at the Movies, and Robin Hood

6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

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The Islander is where guests are interviewed by Nancy and asked to pick the ten films they would take with them to a desert island.  Nancy’s guest this week is David Jacobs: producer, director, author, and creator of both Dallas and Knots Landing.

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Harry Brown.  What I want to know is, where’s the Harry Brown action figure?  The accessories could include play money to drop everywhere in a drunken stupor, an asthma inhaler, and a cell phone you can hear the old codger buddy being killed on.  Depressing drug den and graffiti covered, urine stained pedestrian underpass sold separately.

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