Showing posts from June, 2015

FORCED PERSPECTIVE, Ep.66 – The Jurassic World of Tomorrow

On an all-new episode of the critically acclaimed FORCED PERSPECTIVE, join SportsGuy515 & Adolfo as they continue their trek through Summer 2015 with reviews of Tomorrowland, San Andreas, Poltergeist, Entourage, Spy, and (the record-breaking smash-hit) Jurassic World! The duo also pay tribute to the legendary SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE! PLUS:

-SportsGuy’s Christmas comes early this year…

-Tom Hanks in Big.

-What’s the point of BLU-RAY SLIPCOVERS?

-The awesomeness of BLU-RAY DIGIBOOKS, and whether or not the guys actually READ THE BOOK…

-Was Halloween III ahead of its time?

-SportsGuy and Adolfo debate the merits of Tomorrowland‘s message

-The silliness and fun of San Andreas

-Would Adolfo rather sit through Poltergeist or Annabelle again?

-What was the point of the Entourage movie?

-The MVP of Paul Feig’s Spy (and the answer is UNSURPRISING…)

-The nostalgic fun present in Jurassic World (+SPOILERS)!


Jaws (1975)

JAWS Steven Spielberg 1975 • 124 Minutes • 2.35:1 • United States Universal
Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton Screenplay:  Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb Based on Jaws by Peter Benchley Cinematography: Bill Butler Producers: Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown
Awards & Honors
Academy Awards Winner: Best Sound Winner: Best Film Editing Winner: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score - John Williams Nominated: Best Picture
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Winner: Golden Scroll Best Advertising Winner: Outstanding Film Award 
American Film Institute 100 Years... 100 Movies (1997) - #48 100 Years... 100 Movies (2007) - #56 100 Years... 100 Thrills - #2 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains - #18 Villain (The Shark) 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes - #35 ("You're gonna need a bigger boat) 100 Years of Film Scores - #6
BAFTA Winner: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music - John Williams  Nominated: Best Actor - Richard Dreyfuss  Nomin…

FORCED PERSPECTIVE, Ep.65 – The Furious Follow the Mad

On this edition of YOUR favorite movie podcast, join SportsGuy515 and Adolfo as Summer 2015 continues with their latest slate of reviews for Mad Max: Fury Road, Ex Machina, It Follows, and Furious 7. PLUS:

Mad Max: Fury Road in BLACK & WHITE??? -George Clooney is STILL apologizing for Batman and Robin. -Michael B. Jordan FIGHTS BACK against racists. -The REAL reason why were are getting a Fantastic Four movie this year. -The latest talk on Blade Runner 2 and Independence Day 2. -CNN’s “The Famous Film I Never Saw” article and the RAGE that Adolfo felt after reading it! -The practical effects of Furious 7. -The love letter to horror films that was It Follows -Adolfo’s CREEPIEST horror movie-going experience was…? -The greatness of Ex Machina and how Adolfo (and SportsGuy) GOT WORKED AGAIN! –Mad Max: Fury Road = the movie to BEAT this summer. -The “feminist controversy” surrounding Mad Max: Fury Road -A preview of Forced Perspective’s Tomorrowland REVIEW. -A 20+ MINUTE discussion …

The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

Sir Christopher Lee May 27, 1922 - June 7, 2015
Legendary actor Christopher Lee died of complications of respiratory problems and heart failure on June 7, 2015 at the age of 93.  In addition to being a Hammer Horror icon, Lee was a classically trained actor, an author, a World War II veteran, a Nazi hunter and a heavy metal singer. He was Count Dracula and the Frankenstein Monster. He was Sherlock Holmes. He worked with everyone from Billy Wilder to Martin Scorsese to George Lucas to Tim Burton. He had iconic roles in three major franchises: Star Wars, The Lord of The Rings (including The Hobbit) and the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun.  Christopher Lee leaves behind an amazing legacy and he will be missed. These are his Essential Films.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY and THE HOBBIT TRILOGY Peter Jackson 2001-2003, 2012-2014
After his career hit a bit of a slump in the 1990s, Christopher Lee returned to mainstream prominence as the traitorous Saruman in Peter Jackson's Lor…