Thu, 21 November 2013
Paul and Erin review two films about movie characters walking off the screen and into the real world. First: THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO, Woody Allen's wistful 1985 comedy starring Mia Farrow as a mousy Depression-era waitress who embarks on a whirwind romance with a handsome fictional character from the movie playing at the local theatre; then, LAST ACTION HERO, director John McTiernan's high-concept 1993 flop about a twelve-year-old action-movie fanatic who gets magically transported into the outrageous, larger-than-life world of an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie. A madcap Manhattan weekend, or an explosion-filled killing spree: which will prevail?
Plus: quick takes on THE RAID: REDEMPTION, THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN, ASS BACKWARDS, FRANCES HA, and BOTTLE ROCKET.
Direct download: TAATM_84__The_Purple_Rose_Of_Cairo_vs._Last_Action_Hero.mp3
Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 2:46am EDT