As Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) leaves his spotless, lonely high-rise Los Angeles apartment for work, he is surrounded by thousands of people doing the same thing—every one of them zoned into their own little bubble, talking to someone (or something) on devices that are networked into their home computers.
This week, Eric takes the week off for a spa visit, so Trevan and Trey enlist the help of Film School co-curator Erin Kennedy to talk about Her, August: Osage County and Lone Survivor. We’ve already talked about Her on last week’s best-of podcasts, but you’ll want to stick around for the Oscar fodder that is August: Osage County and [...]
Eric, Trevan and Trey return to round out their list of the best films of 2013. Stick around to find out which film Eric ultimately put at the top of list, which film Trey thinks is the most misunderstood and to hear Trevan’s impassioned speech about Snow Dogs. “They’re huskies, and it’s cold outside,” he says at one point, fighting tears.
Simply put, 2013 was an embarrassment of riches, and the best movies of the year are all over the place in terms of budget, scope, genre, and style.
12 Years a Slave dominated the KCFCC awards, winning six of the twelve total categories, while Gravity and Her picked up two awards each.