Infinite Respawncast – Dirty Grandpa

Chris didn’t see Dirty Grandpa, but Dylan sat through Robert De Niro’s latest comedy flop, and gives the lowdown on just how bad it is. They also discuss Oscar diversity. Dylan talks about Son of Saul and a Quay brothers retrospective, while Chris talks about the pilot episode of Billions and The Last Witch Hunter. Next week, we were going to review Jane Got a Gun, but it seems like we will be tackling Michael Bay’s latest, 13 Hours.

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Infinite Respawncast – Macbeth

Chris and Dylan reconvene for the first normal podcast of 2016 and talk about Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth, starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, and Sean Harris. They then talk Golden Globe winners, Oscar nominees and what’s coming out on Blu-ray this week. Dylan discusses how his first viewing of Brokeback Mountain went, and Chris talks about Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups. Next week, we will be taking a look at Dirty Grandpa.

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Infinite Respawncast – Top Films of 2015

This is it! Chris and Dylan look back on 2015 and compile their personal favourites of 2015. Along with their least favourite films of the year. They also talk about what films they’re excited for others to see in 2016. Next week we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled podcast, with a review of something (we’re still trying to figure out what’s worth seeing).

Dylan’s Top 10:

10. The Hateful Eight
9. Creed
8. What We Do in The Shadows
7. The Duke of Burgundy
6. It Follows
5. Anomalisa
4. Sicario
3. Victoria
2. Carol
1. Ex Machina & Mad Max: Fury Road (tie)

Chris’s Top 10:

10. Crimson Peak
9. Ex Machina
8. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
7. The Hateful Eight
6. Sicario
5. The Look of Silence
4. The Gift
3. Spotlight
2. Carol
1. Mad Max: Fury Road

Chris’s Worst 5:

5. Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
4. The Gallows
3. The Ridiculous Six
2. Mortdecai
1. Superfast!

Dylan’s Worst 5:

5. Fantastic Four
4. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
3. Tomorrowland
2. Jurassic World
1. The Martian

You can find our debates for best actor, actress, screenplay, director, cinematography, and scenes of 2015, below:

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Infinite Respawncast – End of 2015 Debates

Chris and Dylan sharpen their knives, detach themselves from any emotional connections, lock themselves in rooms across the country from each other, and yell about the best acting (male and female), best cinematography, best screenplay, best directing and the best scenes in film of 2015. Next week we will have our personal year-end lists for the best and worst films of 2015. There should not be any debates, just lots of us being excited about the year in film.

Click past the Joe Manganiello gif for YouTube videos (separated by category, will be added throughout the next couple days) and the complete list of nominees and winners.

Show Notes:

(4:12) Best Actor of 2015
(49:17) Best Actress of 2015
(102:54) Best Cinematography of 2015
(122:04) Best Screenplay of 2015
(150:50) Best Director of 2015
(161:43) Best Scenes of 2015

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Infinite Respawncast – Carol

Chris and Dylan reconvene to talk about Carol, the new Todd Haynes film starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. There’s some news about Avatar and X-Men Apocalypse, as well as some new releases. Chris watched his second Adam Sandler movie this year with Netflix’s second feature film, The Ridiculous 6. Meanwhile, Dylan saw both Scout’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse and the horror/western Bone Tomawhawk. Next week there’s a pretty big movie coming out, but instead of reviewing Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chipwe’re going to give you all a review of the smaller film, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

Show Notes:

(1:49) Carol Review
(23:42) Carol Spoilers
(34:21) X-Men: Apocalypse had a trailer. We discuss it.
(38:23) Don’t worry, James Cameron is going to have Avatar movies for the rest of your life.
(43:41) New Releases
(55:20) The Hateful Eight started out as a sequel to Django Unchained. We believe that foreshadows the ending of the film, but what do we know.
(58:28) The Scout’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
(62:07) The Ridiculous 6
(71:02) Bone Tomahawk
(77:31) Closing comments and hear the excitement from us as we prep for Star Wars.

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Legend Review

0d21e23b-5de1-43a3-839f-693a9d0c1689-1020x612Seriously, how could two Tom Hardy’s go wrong? The actor behind the Mad Max revival, or the ridiculously fun role of Bane on The Dark Knight Rises, and he was absolutely perfect in Nicolas Winding Refn’s early masterpiece, Bronson. Joining with writer/director Brian Helgeland, Hardy has crafted two performances behind the supposedly legendary Kray Brothers, two siblings that ran the criminal underworld in Britain throughout the late 60’s and early 70’s. What is immediately apparent, is that these men may have been interesting back then, but their story has become derivative and the performances don’t fare much better. Continue reading

The Tribe Review

14TRIBE2-articleLarge-v2Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s debut feature may be among the most frustrating film in years, for a select group of film-goers. Those select film-goers being the general public, but this movie seems to have been made for a specific type or person, the Arthouse snob. The Tribe is a beautifully shot and authentic feeling european film that harkens back to the silent era mixed in with the harsh reality of now. Make no mistake, The Tribe is, on the surface, an incredibly pretentious film, but it also stays increasingly fascinating over the course of the 2 hour and 20 minute running time. It turns out that making a movie using only Ukraine Sign Language isn’t as off putting as it sounds. Continue reading