Episode 35 – Spotlight / Smells Like Team Spirit

or: Is it Ensemble Prime or Ensemble Neo?


Hunter and Chris do investigative criticism of the Academy Award-winner for Best Picture – Spotlight! Chris picks a patriotic “Bah-stan” favorite, and Hunter piggybacks with a pick of his own! In Special Features, the Dudes discuss what makes a great ensemble in Smells Like Team Spirit. *PLUS* – What does Batman v. Superman’s collapse mean for Warner Bros.’ studios?

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SHOW NOTES

00:09:13 – Review – Spotlight
00:34:20 – Beer Recommendation: Samuel Adams Boston Lager by Boston Beer Company
“Say When” – Generationals
00:37:25 – Special Features – Smells Like Team Spirit
“Heart in Two” – Generationals
00:57:27 – Really Rad Recommendations


RECOMMENDATIONS

Hunter  – The Paper
Stream: Showtime | Rent: iTunesAmazon, Google Play

Chris – Pawn Sacrifice
Rent: iTunesAmazon, Google Play


MUSIC

Generationals | Buy: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play


LINKS


  • DIRECTOR: Tom McCarthy
  • WRITERS: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy
  • CAST: Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci, John Slattery
  • GENRE: Drama
  • RUNTIME: 128 min.
  • YEAR: 2015