With all the movies rolling into air conditioned theaters this summer Alan & Chris decide to go heavy on the reviews and light on the news in this episode of Footcandle Films. Things kick off with a review of "Man of Steel"(and no we still don't know how Superman shaves), continue with the action thriller "World War Z" and conclude with their opinions on "This Is The End".
Recommendations – "MacGruber", "Shotgun Stories"
Footcandle Film Society will be screening the Australian film "The Sapphires" at the Carolina Theater Thursday, July 11th at 7pm. Members are free and guests/non-members may attend if seats are available prior to showtime.
About the film:
This musical comedy/drama is based on a play of the same name by Tony Briggs. The film details the story of a singing group from Australia who travels to Vietnam in 1968 to entertain the troops during the war.
The gentlemen offer their reviews of the sci-fi film "After Earth" starring the father-son duo of Will & Jaden Smith and "The Company You Keep" by actor/director Robert Redford. As an added bonus, Chris spends a couple of minutes on some other recent films you might have heard of – "The Great Gatsby" and "Now You See Me". Thrown in for good measure are some news tidbits and recommendations on films you might want to check out.
Recommendations – "Never Let Me Go", "Upstream Color"
Footcandle Film Society will be screening actor/director Robert Redford's latest film "The Company You Keep" at the Carolina Theater Thursday, June 13th at 7pm.
About the film:
A former Weather Underground activist (Robert Redford) goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity in this political thriller based on a 2003 novel by Neil Gordon.
Captain's Log – star date 5282013 – Starship Footcandle embarks on a mission to review the new releases "Star Trek: Into Darkness" and "Mud" in under an hour and also include their usual segments of news and recommendations. Can they succeed or will the galaxy spiral into chaos due to disagreements over what exactly is the prime directive?
Recommendations – "Son of Rambow", "A Monster In Paris"