Posts

Showing posts from March, 2017

Forced Perspective #93 – Engulfed by the Green Inferno, Part 2

Image
“I wonder who the real cannibals are.”

On this episode of YOUR favorite movie podcast, join SportsGuy515 and Adolfo, along with special guest BRANDON DRAVEN, as they discuss a film many consider the most controversial ever made – the mother of all cannibal movies – Ruggero Deodato’s 1980 gore-fest known as Cannibal Holocaust. In Part 2, the trio go through the entire film from start-to-finish and discuss many of the aspects that have made it so controversial, even to this day. PLUS:

-Deodato’s supposed-inspiration for the concept of the film.

-The first “found footage” film.

-Robert Kerman on his “swimming naked” scene…

-Listing the countries where Cannibal Holocaust was banned.

-Why does Deodato seem to hate The Blair Witch Project so much?

-The infamous TURTLE SCENE and the film’s disgusting and indefensible animal cruelty.

-The juxtaposition between “civilized” New York City and the “uncivilized” Amazonian jungle.

-The infamous obscenity/murder trial that saw Deodato defend Cannib…

Forced Perspective #92 - Engulfed by the Green Inferno, Part 1

Image
“I wonder who the real cannibals are.”

On this episode of YOUR favorite movie podcast, join SportsGuy515 and Adolfo, along with special guest BRANDON DRAVEN, as they discuss a film many consider the most controversial ever made – the mother of all cannibal movies – Ruggero Deodato’s 1980 gore-fest known as Cannibal Holocaust. In Part 1, the trio discuss the cultural background that aided the film in attaining its notoriety. PLUS:

-Reminiscing on life during the VHS Era.

-The art of renting a video.

-The creativity of VHS cover art and how that made or broke the choice to rent it.

-A short history on B-movie (2nd run) and grindhouse theaters.

-Ruggero Deodato and the Italian cannibal film.

-Deodato: flip-flopper or carny?

-…and MORE!

ALMOST 90 MINUTES OF GREAT DISCUSSION!! PUT DOWN YOUR TURTLE SOUP AND DOWNLOAD/STREAM NOW!

FORCED PERSPECTIVE E-Mail: fpmpodcast@gmail.com
SportGuy’s Twitter: @SportsGuy515
Adolfo’s Twitter: @Adolfo_Acosta
The Essential Films Twitter: @EssentialFilms
FORC…

Forced Perspective #91 - Logan Gets Out of Skull Island

Image
With the Oscars officially behind us, it is now time for YOUR favorite movie podcast to finally set its sights on 2017!

Join SportsGuy515 and Adolfo as they review the latest 2017 releases – Logan, Get Out, and Kong: Skull Island! PLUS:

-Should Hugh Jackman be considered for an Oscar for his performance in LOGAN?

-How LOGAN is a genre-defying film.



-The future of the X-MEN franchise.

-The originality and wit of Jordan Peele’s GET OUT

-The might of KONG vs. some (mostly) useless humans.

-The recent trend of studio giving major franchises to indie directors – is it succeeding?



-…and MORE!

OVER AN HOUR OF GREAT FILM DISCUSSION. DOWNLOAD/STREAM NOW BEFORE OUR ADAMANTIUM CLAWS COME OUT!

DOWNLOAD HERE (RIGHT CLICK+SAVE)

FORCED PERSPECTIVE E-Mail: fpmpodcast@gmail.com
SportGuy’s Twitter: @SportsGuy515
Adolfo’s Twitter: @Adolfo_Acosta
The Essential Films Twitter: @EssentialFilms
FORCED PERSPECTIVE Twitter: @FPMoviePodcast
FORCED PERSPECTIVE Facebook Page: facebook.com/fpmoviepodcast
SportsGuy…

The Essential Films Podcast Episode #011: Some Like It Hot (1959)

Image
(NOTE: There are a few audio issues during this episode that unfortunately we could not fix. We apologize.)

Well, nobody’s perfect.

On today’s podcast adventure, Adolfo and Mark discuss the 1959 Billy Wilder classic: SOME LIKE IT HOT!

STREAM IT!
Or
SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES!



On today’s discussion:


AMC Best Picture ShowcaseThe Best way to watch a movie is to know nothing about itWhy Mark can’t drink Red BullDiscussing the 2016 Oscar contendersHow we didn’t take notes for this screeningHow open-minded Some Like It Hot is about “Alternative lifestyles”How we first experienced Some Like It HotThe funniest movie ever madeJoe E Brown & Jack Lemmon: The MVPs of the movieBilly Wilder’s epic careerThe unlikely origins of SOME LIKE IT HOTA remake of a remake of a remakeFrank Sinatra in drag?Marilyn Monroe’s delays to the production schedule47 takes for 3 wordsWhy Tony Curtis had to be perfect on every takeWhy Marilyn Monroe was underrated as an actressThat weird Cary Grant accentHow the film addres…

FORCED PERSPECTIVE, Ep.90 – The OSCAR-MANIA 2017 Recap Show

Image
On a night chock-full of surprises, YOUR favorite movie podcast is back to recap the “Night of Gold!”

Join SportsGuy515 & Adolfo as they travel back to last Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony and give their thoughts on the night’s winners, as well as recapping the show’s highlights – including the HUGE Best Picture flub that had EVERYONE talking all week! Topics include:

-The awesomeness of JACKIE CHAN.

-Thoughts on JIMMY KIMMEL as host.

–SUICIDE SQUAD is now a Oscar-winning film – and that’s not an alternative fact.

-A theory as to why VIOLA DAVIS was nominated for Best Supporting Actress when her performance was that of a lead actress.

–“GARY FROM CHICAGO” and why the Internet ruins everything.

-The controversy surrounding CASEY AFFLECK’s nomination (and win) for Best Actor.

-Was THE SALESMAN’s Oscar win the Academy’s way of sticking it to Donald Trump?

-The BEST PICTURE FLUB and how it could’ve been prevented.

-What should make a “Best Picture winner?” The guys discuss what crit…