Just in time to COMPLETELY miss Valentine's Day/Week, Shawn and his wife Sarah sit down to watch one of Sarah's favorite romantic comedies Sleepless in Seattle. Will Shawn be won over by the impeccable charms of Nora Ephron, Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan? Tune in to find out!
John Mills (Aggressive Negotiations, RetroPerspective) returns to Missing Frames to show Shawn one of his favorite films: The Wild Bunch. Along the way, they discuss how Shawn fell in love with the Western genre (spoiler alert: the video game Red Dead Redemption may or may not have had something to do with it), the film's controversial release and reception and whether or not it still holds up today.
Shawn has never been a big Tim Burton fan, but Brad Gullickson and Aaron Prescott of Rest.In.Pictures Podcast are determined to change his mind with Ed Wood. Will Shawn appreciate this zany classic or will he remain firmly in the anti-Burton camp? Only one way to find out...PULL THE STRING!
...or, you know, two or three or four with a TV show thrown in for good measure.
After discovering Lee Hutchison had betrayed his Scottish heritage by never seeing Highlander, Dallas King was determined to amend this atrocity ASAP. The Filibuster & A24 Project co-hosts join Shawn to discuss Shawn and Lee's first viewing of the 1986 cult classic. Tune in to find out if the film lives up to its reputation, or if it left Shawn and Lee feeling decapitated.
Missing Frames kicks off the new year with one of Stanley Kubrick's early triumphs Paths of Glory. Joining Shawn for this episode is returning guest Daniel Rainer, a self-professed Kubrick fanatic who has also never seen this classic film. Does it hold up to Kubrick's other works or is it best left in the pre-Dr. Strangelove era? Tune in to find out.