This week, we discuss Clint Eastwood's bizarre performance at the Republican Convention, lament the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan, and review the remake/reimagining of TOTAL RECALL, as well as the audacious science fiction movie LOVE.
Jonathan Fisher [film critic, The Film Brief] and Tim Hoar [film critic & blogger, Blue Mountains Film Festival] preview Arnold Schwarzenneger's first role since leaving public office in THE LAST STAND. In preparation for the upcoming TOTAL RECALL remake, we review the original 1990 film directed by Paul Verhoeven. Also on the agenda is the terrific new Richard Linklater film BERNIE, starring Jack Black.
Jonathan Fisher [film critic for The Film Brief] and Tim Hoar [blogger, Blue Mountains Film Festival] discuss and critique the career of TOP GUN director Tony Scott, who died aged 68 earlier this week after taking his own life in Los Angeles. Also on the agenda are reviews of Will Ferrell/Zach Galafianakis comedy THE CAMPAIGN, and the hit Australian musical THE SAPPHIRES.
We review ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER and the new David Cronenburg film starring Robert Pattinson, COSMOPOLIS. Also on the agenda is VERTIGO's toppling of CITIZEN KANE as Sight and Sound's # 1 film of all time.