Episode 18 – THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema
The Bad and The Beautiful Episode 18 – Alita: Battle Angel – HTTYD3 – Lego Movie 2 – Cold War – Oscars 2019 Predictions
On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, we play some Motorball and place some Oscar bets. We begin by discussing ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, the sci-fi blockbuster adaptation of the popular manga series, from producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez.
- Alita: Battle Angel, @ 0:50
- How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, @ 10:49
- The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, @ 14:36
- Cold War, @ 15:40
- Academy Awards Preview: Awards Season analysis & Oscar Predix, @ 21:38
- Outro, @ 46:39
We begin by discussing Alita: Battle Angel, the sci-fi blockbuster adaptation of the popular manga series, from producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez.
Then, Jeff compares and contrasts two February animated releases: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, the third and final film in the series, and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.
That’s followed with our look at 3-time Academy Award nominee Cold War (Foreign Language, Director, Cinematography), from Oscar-winning Ida director Paweł Pawlikowski.
And in the 2nd half of the episode, Charles and Jeff take a look back at the toxic Awards Season, a look now at where things stand, and a look ahead to who may win Hollywood’s biggest prize. (To see full list of nominees, click here.)
– Theme Song: “Love Is For The Very Young”, David Raksin, The Bad and the Beautiful
– “Hooray for Hollywood”, Richard A Whiting & Johnny Mercer
– “Celebrate the Oscars”, Hans Zimmer
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