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Mighty Motion Picture Rangers That's Not Canon Productions

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Filmmakers, fans and friends who dive head first into the world of the moving. Providing discussion, criticism, history and their own production war-stories for your entertainment.

    The Untouchables, The Campaign, Our Brand Is Crisis - w/PETER GRAY

    The Untouchables, The Campaign, Our Brand Is Crisis - w/PETER GRAY

    It's the taboo topic of POLITICS, this week we have returning guest PETER GRAY to talk about 3 very different films about Politics


    - THE UNTOUCHABLES (1987) dir. Brian De Palma, starring: Robert DeNiro, Kevin Costner, Sean Connery
    "Despite Prohibition in the USA, a mobster, Al Capone, continues his illicit liquor business. A federal agent, Eliot Ness, is assigned to expose Capone's illegal business and bring him to justice."
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbzkK06MJjE


    - THE CAMPAIGN (2012) dir. Jay Roach, starring: Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis.
    "Cam Brady and Marty Huggins are political rivals who are running for the same seat and will stop at nothing to outdo each other during their campaigns."
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omcm3VCVpag


    - OUR BRAND IS CRISIS (2015) dir. David Gordon Green, starring Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Ann Dowd, Anthony Mackie
    "Jane Bodine, a political consultant, is tasked with managing Pedro Castillo's campaign. She faces her biggest challenge in the form of Pat Candy, the consultant of her opposition."
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLZo_ILZhfk


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    • 32 min
    "Concrete Ghosts" w/AARON DRIES

    "Concrete Ghosts" w/AARON DRIES

    A Very Special Interview with Horror Author and filmmaker Aaron Dries. Writer of works like House of Sighs, The Fallen boys and Where the Dead Go To Die. Talking Horror, Queer Horror and much, much more!


    We have a special interview with Horror Author and filmmaker Aaron Dries. Writer of works like House of Sighs, The Fallen Boys, A Place For Sinners, and Where the Dead Go To Die.


    We cover all sorts of things like Writing Horror, Queer identity, Horror films, Covid19, the differences between writing for the page and writing for the screen, and even the Tippi Hedren Starring Lion rampage film "Roar"


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    https://www.aarondries.com/


    And his books are available wherever you get Books!
    We recommend Booktopia if you're from Australia:
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    A Prophet, Secret Honor, Elizabeth

    A Prophet, Secret Honor, Elizabeth

    This week our hosts dive into cinematic depictions of Power, royal, and criminal. Our three films are:
    A PROPHET (2009) dir. Jacques Audiard, starring Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l69ARbQt-Ko
    SECRET HONOR (1984) dir. Robert Altman, starring Philip Baker Hall
    ELIZABETH (1998) dir. Shakhar Kapur,, starring Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, David Attenborough, Daniel Craig
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikwDzecY7F8
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    Critters, The Ruins, The Ritual

    Critters, The Ruins, The Ritual

    Creature Feature fare abounds as hosts dive into three films that will make your skin crawl. Your hosts look at:
    CRITTERS (1986)
    dir. Stephen Herek, starring Dee Wallace, M. Emmett Walsh, Scott Grimes, Billy Zane
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V3YGz-u2Ts
    THE RUINS (2008)
    dir. Carter Smith, starring Shawn Ashmore, Jonathan Tucker
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3JKmTK70Mc
    THE RITUAL (2017) dir. David Bruckner, starring Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vfugwq2uoa0
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    • 23 min
    The Deer Hunter, Magnolia, Heat

    The Deer Hunter, Magnolia, Heat

    Pace yourselves, we’re here for a while as our hosts look at some really long movies. A Minimum runtime of 2hrs 50 minutes was the requirement and we have made our picks!
    THE DEER HUNTER (1978) Dir. Michael Cimino, starring Robert DeNiro, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep, John Cazale.
    An Oscar Winning Best Picture, Set in the backdrop of the US-Vietnam war, three friends who join the army to fight in Vietnam are later captured by the enemy forces. They manage to escape but are soon separated and imprisoned again.
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXoFhOvvOjI
    MAGNOLIA (1999) Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Tom Cruise, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, John C. Reilly, Jason Robards, Phllip Baker Hall
    An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnamcFv_N9Q
    HEAT (1995) Dir. Michael Mann, starrign Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Val Kilmer, Ashley Judd, Natalie Portman
    Lieutenant Hanna, a detective, decides to catch a highly intelligent seasonal criminal who has vowed to pull off one last robbery before he retires for good.
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14oNcFxiVaQ
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    • 23 min
    Innerspace, High Life, Apollo 13

    Innerspace, High Life, Apollo 13

    The great beyond, infinite darkness, cold comfort, our hosts venture into the Cinema of Space. Three **very different** films this week that look at space and it's meaning in very unique ways:
    INNERSPACE (1987) Dir. Joe Dante, starring Dennis Quaid, Martin Short and Meg Ryan.
    "When Tuck volunteers to be miniaturised and put into the body of a lab rabbit, he is accidentally injected into a hypochondriac. A group of industrial spies are after the both of them."
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kQDIosuZuo
    HIGH LIFE (2018) Dir. Claire Denis, starring Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Mia Goth
    "Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. They must now rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole."
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtOwfo1ypOw
    APOLLO 13 (1995) Dir. Ron Howard, starring Tom hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris
    "Astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert of the Apollo 13 moon mission find themselves stranded when their spacecraft gets damaged. NASA must now find a way to bring them back before it is too late."
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtEIMC58sZo
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