TGB Episode 54: Sophomoric At Best (Guest: Critic Eric D. Snider)

March 31, 2011

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On this week's episode of The Golden Briefcase, Tim & Jeremy are joined by critic Eric D. Snider from and the Movie B.S. podcast to go through their Picks of the Week, the newest in DVD & Blu-Ray releases, new trailers for Paul W.S. Anderson's The Three Musketeers and Marvel's Captain America, hear Tim's Nostalgia for Disney's Tom & Huck and much more! The main topic of the night was the concept of a sophomore film, in honor of Moon director Duncan Jones' second film Source Code hitting theaters this weekend. The guys go over some of the best and worst sophomore efforts of various directors and lots more.

The Golden Briefcase is also broadcast LIVE on Tuesday nights starting at 7:30PM (PST). You can listen in via our Ustream page or by visiting our own live page right here on FS. The podcast is just as fun to listen to live while it's being recorded, with plenty of special guests, so I suggest you tune in the next time it records!

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Our Guest:

Eric D. Snider: @EricDSnider

Picks of the Week:

Jeremy: Young Frankenstein
Eric: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Tim: Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair / Charade (1963)

DVD/Blu-Rays Released:

Black Swan
Scream (Blu-Ray)

Segment Times:

Pick of the Week: 4:22
New Releases: 19:54
Trailer Watch: The Three Musketeers: 35:29
Trailer Watch: Captain America: 42:20
Nostalgia: Tom & Huck: 48:34
Main Topic: Sophomore Films: 53:29

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Some other sophomoric efforts: Mel Gibson - Braveheart Michael Bay - The Rock Tony Scott - Top Gun Michel Gondry - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Baz Luhrmann - Romeo + Juliet Robert Rodriguez - Desperado Doug Liman - Swingers John Carpenter - Assault on Precinct 13 George Miller - Mad Max 2 The Wachowski Brothers - The Matrix Alex Proyas - The Crow JJ Abrams - Star Trek Christopher Columbus - Gremlins Sergio Leone - A Fistful of Dollars Tim Burton - Pee -Wee's Big Adventure Guy Ritchie - Snatch Edward Zwick - Glory Kathryn Bigelow - Near Dark Peter Weir - Picnic at Hanging Rock David Lynch - Elephant Man Frank Darabont - Shawshank Redemption or Green Mile (Directorial debut is Buried Alive, a TV movie, Shawshank would be directorial feature film debut) Thanks, great show as always 🙂

Kamen Liew on Jun 14, 2011

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