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Feb 21

Film Actually Ep028 (120) – Wonder McBeal

Hosts: David McVay, Josh Philpott & Celine Roberts

This week we review the multi-Oscar nominated film “The Fighter”. We also take a look at a new trailer for “Thor” and discuss Schwarzenegger’s come back in our Entertainment Buzz section and deliver a brand new Lists of Five – Five Sports Films. So sit back, pop in your earbuds, grab a cold one and enjoy. Film Actually is the official movie podcast of geekactually.com.

*Update 31/07/2012 – Film Actually was a split off from the main Geek Actually show and originally maintained numbering continuity with that show. That logic no longer works as the shows have become two unique entities, so we have gone back and re-numbered the Film Actually shows to reflect their true episode number. This show is now officially episode 28 but when you listen to the show you will hear it referred to as episode 120, this is why. Sorry about any confusion or inconvenience.

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Your show notes:

Feature Film Review

‘The Fighter’ directed by David O. Russell and written by Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson based on a true story. It stars Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Melissa Leo.

The Fighter, is the real life drama about boxer “Irish” Micky Ward’s unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO’d by drugs and crime. – Source: anonymous on IMDB modified by me

Our Verdict: A seriously great film with solid performances from the entire cast. Highly recommended.

Watch the trailer & clip here http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/paramount/thefighter/

Entertainment Buzz

Schwarzenegger always said he would be back!
http://www.slashfilm.com/arnold-schwarzenegger-acting-offers/

Matthew Vaughn takes on even more superheroes with “The Golden Age”.
http://www.deadline.com/2011/02/matthew-vaughn-seeks-retired-superheroes/

The new “Thor” trailer is better than the first.
http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1810026342/video

David E. Kelley’s TV series of “Wonder Woman” is full speed ahead on NBC. But is it Wonder Woman or Wonder McBeal?
http://www.slashfilm.com/adrianne-palicki-cast-woman/

Lists of Five

This week our Lists of Five is in tune with our feature review: Five Sports Films.
Just a reminder, because we never like to just make things easy on ourselves, our lists are not necessarily top five lists, they are more or a less a list of film recommendations within the theme of the list.

This episode carries an explicit tag due to infrequent coarse language.

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