Cinebanter #58 - TROPIC THUNDER + ALAN BALL INTERVIEW
The MP3 of Cinebanter #58 is available here.
In this episode, Michael and Tassoula bicker about the amount of funny in TROPIC THUNDER. They also deliver their Last Five®, respond to a Listener Last Five® from Australia and discuss the classic TOKYO STORY in the From the Queue segment. Tassoula's long-awaited interview with Oscar®-winning screenwriter Alan Ball, who spoke with her during the Seattle International Film Festival, closes out the show. The breakdown is as follows:
• 00:00 Intro
• 00:32 TROPIC THUNDER DISCUSSION
• 14:21 To Sum It Up
• 14:46 The Last Five®
• 24:20 Listener Last Five® (Michelle in Sydney)
• 30:48 From the Queue: TOKYO STORY
• 36:11 Tassoula's interview with ALAN BALL
• 55:33 Credits and Outtakes
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Michael's Last Five in this episode were: DRUNKEN MASTER, IN BRUGES, LAST TANGO IN PARIS, WATER and PING PONG PLAYA. Tassoula's Last Five in this episode were: THE RECRUITER, MRS. PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT, BEFORE SUNRISE, AN AFFAIR OF LOVE and SAN FRANCISCO.
Special thanks to Brad Daane and Mark Cummins for providing the original music in this episode.
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