Posted on Sunday, October 13th, 2013 by David Chen
Dave and Devindra are joined by Dan Trachtenberg to discuss what makes a genre film great, and also take another look at Gravity’s deceptively simple yet emotionally complex script. Also, Dan makes a shocking revelation about how many times he’s watched Kickboxer.
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Miscellaneous discussion (01:50)
- Responding to Gravity’s script
- What elevates a genre film?
- Was John Woo ripping himself off in Face/Off?
- The beauty of Hard Boiled
- How many times Dan has seen Kickboxer
Featured Review (45:00)
- Captain Phillips
- (1:07:00) SPOILERS
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