We lost one of the great ones in Wes Craven. Our In Memoriam is tacked on the end of the episode because we heard right after we finished recording. We also review No Escape, We Are Your Friends, and talk about iconic movie soundtracks.
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No Escape – Owen Wilson, Luke Bell and family try to escape from violence-plagued unnamed country following an anti-Western coup. Intense, but unsatisfying. Technically well-done, but doesn’t let you breathe. Violence is over the top, Asians are treated like zombies. Pierce Brosnan’s heavy-handed political rant and Deus Ex Machina. Adam gives it 3/10, Andy gives it 4/10 — all of that is for Lake Bell. Andy’s full review here.
We Are Your Friends – Zac Efron wants to be a DJ. It’s more like a coming of age story. Great music if you like EDM. Adam gives it a 7/10. Full review here.
Soundtracks can take a movie from great to legendary. Andy’s recommendation is O Brother, Where Art Thou and Adam recommends Guardians of the Galaxy.
In Memoriam for Wes Craven, including Adam’s husband Eddie. He reinvented the horror genre several times.