Tag: Capone

Film Club meeting — WOAE093

A virtual meeting of the Wide Open Air Exchange Film Club with guest Davis Rivera. Thanks to everyone who contributed reviews and comments for inclusion in the discussion. You can dive in to the full podcast episode here or use the links below to hear excerpts for each film. Also available on your preferred podcast platform including iTunes and Stitcher.

Film Club viewing list discussed with Davis:

The Last Dance (2020), documentary series about Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls.

Capone (2020), a film by Josh Trank starring Tom Hardy as gangster Al Capone in his later life suffering from mental deterioration.

Vitalina Varela (2019), a film by Pedro Costa set in Lisbon and featuring Vitalina Varela who previously appeared in Horse Money.

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019), a stop-motion animation comedy about an alien encounter.

Corpus Christi (2020), a drama set in regional Poland where a young man with a criminal history passes himself off as a priest visiting from a seminary.

Other reviews featured:

Coming 2 America (2021), the highly anticipated sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy classic.

The Wizard of Lies (2017), a biopic about the downfall of financial fraudster Bernie Madoff.

Hotel Coolgardie (2016), a documentary about the woeful experiences of two Finnish backpackers assigned to be barmaids at a pub in outback Australia.

Judith Lucy vs Men (2020), a stand-up comedy special by Australian comedian Judith Lucy.

Music featured in this episode:

Lipka Zielona by Eliza Rycembel from the soundtrack to Corpus Christi

Midnight Train from Zamunda by Gladys Knight from the soundtrack to Coming 2 America

Film Club viewing list January 2021

Launching the Wide Open Air Exchange film club with a list of 5 films to watch ahead of a discussion of these with list curator Davis Rivera in a future episode which will feature your reviews.

Here is our first viewing list

  1. The Last Dance

2. Capone

3. Vitalina Varela

4. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

5. Corpus Christi

Listen to an explanation of the film selections using the audio player above or by downloading this episode from the Wide Open Air Exchange podcast using iTunes or Stitcher or your preferred podcast platform.

Watch as many or as few of the films as you can manage and send your thoughts, comments and critiques by text or voice memo to wideopenairexchange@gmail.com 

Send your reviews by the end of the month to be featured in the first Film Club discussion.

Here are trailers for each of the selections