Episode 17: Playing With Time [Killing Them Softly; Savages; House At The End Of The Street]

EPISODE 17: Playing With Time

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It’s Episode 17 of In the Mood for Podcast, a British-based film podcast hosted by Calum Reed of Ultimate Addict and Pete Sheppard of In the Mood for Blog. This week the return of the elder Fanning sister prompts thoughts on cancer films when we discuss the tearjerking “Now Is Good,” but don’t be surprised if we want it putting out of its misery. It Girl Jennifer Lawrence is back from her Hunger Games triumph with teen thriller “House At The End of the Street,” while former It Boy Brad Pitt proves his muscle in adult thriller “Killing Them Softly.” This week’s arthouse delights come in the form of Brit flick “In The Dark Half” and the mysterious-looking “Samsara,” before Oliver Stone’s cock waves us a hearty hello in “Savages.” All this, and some juicy Oscars and Emmys talk… because awards are Pete’s favourite.

Discussed on the podcast: 

Opening Segment: The week’s news: next January’s announcement of the Oscar nominations is brought forward, and the announcement of this year’s Emmy winners takes place in LA. [1:45 – 15:20]

Preconception Corner

Reviews of: 

  • “Now Is Good”
  • “In the Dark Half”
  • “House At The End Of The Street”
  • “Samsara”
  • “Savages”

[18:10 – 1:00:20]

Closing Segment: Discussing “Killing Them Softly” and our top three films featuring hired assassins. 
[1:00:25 – 1:14:00]

Intro Music: Toddla T, “Take It Back
Outro Music: The Cardigans, “Erase/Rewind”

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