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Nov 28

Film Actually Ep103 – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Film-Actually-New-CoverThis week The Stand gets the multi film treatment, Steve Jobs dropped from Sony and a movie legend dies. Plus we review another un-reviewable film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.

 Film Actually is the official movie podcast of geekactually.com.

Hosts: David McVay, Dave Longo and Richard Gray

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This show carries an explicit tag due to coarse language.

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What We’ve Been Watching

The Sword and the Sorcerer, The Hobbit Special Features, Wanted and Richard’s Adventures in Time and Space.

News

The Stand to be multiple films.
http://www.slashfilm.com/the-stand-four-movies/

Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs film dropped by Sony
http://deadline.com/2014/11/steve-jobs-sony-pictures-turnaround-universal-1201289686/

Paul Greengrass is set to direct a new version of 1984… 30 years too late!
http://www.firstshowing.net/2014/paul-greengrass-to-direct-new-adaptation-of-george-orwells-1984/

And finally, a great loss, The Graduate director Mike Nichols dies at 83
http://www.firstshowing.net/2014/the-graduate-the-birdcage-director-mike-nichols-is-dead-at-83/

 

Feature Film Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 directed by Francis Lawrence and written by Peter Craig and Danny Strong based on Suzanne Collins novel. It stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while trying to save Peeta from the Capitol. Source: IMDB

Watch the trailer here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_Tsj_wTJkQ

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We finish the show today with a little piece of James Newton Howard’s score from “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”. The opening clip is from “The Hunger Games”.

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