Sunday, June 24, 2012

Mamo #259: Pixar Shmixar!

One of us thinks Pixar only came into its prime after The Incredibles and that Brave is the latest in a string of latter-day successes. The other thinks that once Cars hit the screens, the company lost its way, and Brave is the signpost of how a company that used to be about something has gone and died inside. Well, we can't both be right, can we?

Friday, June 15, 2012

Mamo #258: Get Yer Tickets Here!

The summer prizefight continues, and we've got great seats. We grab a patio to talk (more) reactions to Prometheus, the various production troubles of The Lone Ranger and World War Z, and the big changes to the pass-and-ticket buying processes at TIFF 2012.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Mamo #257: Mamotheus

Turbo-top-secret Prometheus has landed! Love it or hate it, there's a whole lot to say about it, and arguments to be made for why the empirical narrative of its failure, currently being written all over pop culture, is just... wrong.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Mamo #256: The Distinguished Competition

We stop en route to Refocus Films' screening of Onur Tukel's Richard's Wedding to catch up on the latest announcements out of Marvel and DC, look back on Snow White and the Huntsman, and look ahead to the long-awaited Prometheus.