Originally Aired: 09/22/17 We review TIFF’s Midnight Madness film Brawl in Cell Block 99. We talk with Dork Shelf’s Film Editor Noah Taylor about TIFF17.
We talk about the news of the week. The passing of legendary actor Harry Dean Stanton (91) and wrestling legend Bobby “The Brain” Heenan (72). After the loss of power to over 1 million households it came to light that Florida has state legislation banning solar panels. The latest resurrection of the original Jean Grey in Phoenix Resurrection storyline. Zach Snyder confirms he won’t come back to take over Justice League through to release. Matthew Vaughan who is rumoured to be taking over Man of Steel 2 wants a more hopeful story line for the movie.
Our review of Brawl in Cell Block 99 starring Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter and Don Johnson. Synopsis: S. Craig Zahler (BONE TOMAHAWK) returns with his sophomore feature, BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99. An exhilarating exercise in analog violence, CELL BLOCK follows the brutal exploits of a former boxer who finds himself incarcerated after a drug deal goes wrong. Trapped in a maximum security facility, he must fight to stay alive and to protect those he loves.
We also talk with Noah Taylor. He is the film editor at Dorkshelf.com and reviewed a number of films that played at TIFF17. He lets us know about all the big flicks that screened and all the crazy times he had. Dork Shelf Film Editor Noah Taylor knows film. In addition to Dork Shelf, he has contributed to sites such as Indiewire and Art of the Title. From working in a video store, to studying film at Concordia University, acting in indie films, writing screenplays, to shooting and editing EPK material, he is a true cinephile who appreciates that when it comes to movies, no one will ever know all there is to know or see all there is to see.
It was a great show!
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Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Producers – Andrew Young & James Green
Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“The Brain” by Jim Johnson
“The Edge” by David McCallum
“Little Child Runnin’ Wild” by Curtis Mayfield
“Act Naturally” by Clint Michigan
“The Show Must Go On” by Pink Floyd
“Drink Up” by Leslie Hudson
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape