Mon, 7 December 2020
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are getting in touch with their emotions by looking at formative movies that made them cry and left quite an impact. Ben chooses the Don Bluth animated classic, 1988's "The Land Before Time," and Nate selects a dear favorite, 1999's "The Iron Giant." Can either man resist the emotional pull of these two animated films or have they aged poorly in time? Also, breaking and significant news that could change the entire relationship between studios and theater owners from here on out.
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Episode 285 includes:
-Huge news: Warner Brothers to stream ALL of their 2021 films the same day they release to theaters.
-R.I.P. David Prowse, Hugh Keays-Byrne, and Joss Whedon as the head of his new HBO TV series.
-Ben has seen Nolan's "Tenet"... and hates it.
-"Hillbilly Elegy" is an awards season misfire of screamy proportions and bad thinking.
-The new Melissa McCarthy vehicle "Super Intelligence" seems to be lacking that very ingredient.
-Movies That Made Us -- Movies That Made Us Cry
-Ben and Nate re-watch 1988's "The Land Before Time" and discover it hasn't quite exactly held up.
-Nate talks about his fervent love for 1999's "The Iron Giant" and declares it a perfect movie.