This week, Alex Winter joins the show for the home video release of Bill & Ted Face The Music and speaks with ReelBlend about Van Halen, his work as a director, shooting a digital version of a Bill & Ted film for the first time and other things.
Steven Soderbergh also returned with the trailer of his new movie, Let Them All Talk. It stars Meryl Streep and Lucas Hedges. After some quick reactions, ReelBlend’s Gabriel Kovacs and Sean O’Connell discuss with him the nominees for the Gotham Awards this year. The independent film awards show is the first one of the awards season. It’ll be some indication of what audiences may expect from the Academy Awards later on.
Diablo Cody has had quite a young career but has nevertheless proved to be a complete master of the page. Fans can check out the favorites from her filmography in this week’s BlendGame and also #AngelaBassettBlend on Twitter next week.
Timestamps for this week’s show:
2:40 – Weekly Poll: Should WB release Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max
13:08 – Alex Winter Interview
35:28 – Let them All Talk Trailer Reaction
44:16 – Gotham Awards Nominations
57:45 – This Week in Movies
1:12:38 – BlendGame – #DiabloCodyBlend
1:21:00 – Outro
This Week in Movies:
Lego Star Wars Holiday Special (Disney+)
Small Axe (Amazon Prime)
The Nest (VOD)
Sound of Metal (Limited)
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