In part two of our 100th episode conversation with writer James Ninness, we discuss his follow-up in a pandemic two-fer, Terry Gilliam's "12 Monkeys." Is it perfect? Find out what we think, it's real easy. All you have to do is listen. Enjoy!
Well, boy howdy! We have reached the 100th episode of our show! There are a lot of thanks to pass around here, but I think we'll save that for our FB and Twitter feeds. So, one of favorite guests, making his 4th appearance (!) author/screenwriter James Ninness graces our presence for this very special episode featuring one of all of our favorite films, Alfonso Cuaron's "Children of Men." A pretty dark tale that strangely fits in our current times. Tune into now to hear us prattle on about a brilliant film that we feel people have kind of forgotten. Enjoy!
In part two of our discussion with Chicago radio legend and pop-culture podcaster (Word Balloon podcast), John Siuntres, we jump into a little film called "Grace of my Heart". Alison Anders' quasi-biopic based (loosely) on the life of Carole King. A young songwriter makes her way through the music business, wanting only to be able to singe her own songs, but is steered towards creating for others and must find her way back to the one thing she loves the most. Listen in to see what we thought of this almost mockumentary. Enjoy!
Epic interviewer John Siuntres, host of the WordBalloon Podcast makes a triumphant return to Cinemental and with him he bears great gifts. The John Boorman film adaptation of the Donald Westlake novel "The Hunter", 1967's Point Blank. Lee Marvin stars as Walker ( film version of the book's character, Parker) a man betrayed and left for dead who has returned from the 'dead' to reclaim the money he feels is owed him. Listen in a see what we think about this flick. Enjoy!