Lee speaks with Jared Moshe, the writer/director of A24 western, The Ballad of Lefty Brown starring Bull Pullman in the titular role.
Jared discusses his early career as a producer before transitioning to writer-director with his first Western, Dead Man's Burden. The Ballad of Lefty Brown followed and after its premiere at South By South West, A24 acquired the rights to the film. Jared tells us what it was like to hear A24 was interested in his film, how their marketing team work on a film and what their reputation is like from a filmmakers point of view.
Dallas and Lee watch two A24 films for the first time, Morris from America and The Sea of Trees.
First up we check out Morris from America, Morris is a 13-year-old African-American who moves to Germany with his dad and falls for a girl at a youth club who encourages him to open up and share his rapping skills.
In The Sea of Trees, a suicidal American played by Matthew McConaughey befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji, a popular suicide spot and the two search for a way out.
In A24 Hour News we look at the release of Midsommar, A24 Public Access and preview an upcoming interview on our podcast with the writer/director of The Ballad of Lefty Brown, Jared Moshe.
Lee and Dallas watch two A24 movies for the first time, Equals which is set in an emotionless utopia, stars Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart who fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease, causing tensions between them and their society and Into The Forest which sees two sisters learn to survive on their own in their isolated woodland home after a massive power outage.
In A24 Hour News we discuss Fox News and their outrage over the new HBO/A24 series, Euphoria.
Brian De Palma is the subject of A24's first documentary 'De Palma' as he shares experiences and insight into a career that has spanned over fifty years and in 'Swiss Army Man' Paul Dano is a suicidal young man who encounters a farting corpse played by Daniel Radcliffe in one of their most original films.
In A24 Hour News, Dallas and Lee discuss the breaking news that Robert Pattinson is dropping out of The Souvenir Part II and look at the hype machine for the upcoming Midsommar.
What's your desert island band and if you were to be transformed into an animal what would it be?
Lee Hutchison and Dallas King look at Green Room, about a punk rock band who are forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar. The film stars the late Anton Yelchin who died tragically after the film was released, we celebrate his short but special career. We also discuss The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, one of the most original films in the A24 catalogue, it's set in a dystopian near future, where single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
In A24 Hour News, we look at the success of The Lighthouse at the Cannes film festival.
Writer/Director Trey Edward Shults make his first appearance in the A24 filmography with the intense family drama Krisha and James Franco returns for the second time following Spring Breakers with The Adderall Diaries.
Dallas King and Lee Hutchison also round up the latest A24 news with a look at the trailers for Midsommar and The Farewell.
Dallas King and Lee Hutchison are joined by blogger Kim Morrison to discuss one of A24's most famous films, The Witch and one of their most overlooked, Remember starring Christopher Plummer.
In A24 Hour News, Missing Frames host Shawn Eastridge interviews writer/director Lulu Wang about her new film The Farewell and we look ahead to a new film from Jennifer Lawrence and Robert Eggers return with The Lighthouse.
A24's last film of 2015, Room, would become their first Best Picture nominated release and a breakout role for Brie Larson. Following the successful Room was Mojave, a straight to streaming release starring Oscar Issac and Mark Wahlberg. Lee Hutchison and Dallas King look at these wildly different films for plaudits and quality.
In A24 Hour News, we look at the mysterious case and criticism A24 has received for the American release of Under The Silver Lake.
Dark Places brings together some of the most exciting talent in Hollywood featuring Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Chloë Grace Moretz & Gillian Flynn, but does it make for a special movie?
After directing Mississippi Grind, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck's next feature would be the billion dollar box office hit, Captain Marvel. What was it about this small indie movie that caught Marvel's attention?
Dallas King and Lee Hutchison look to answer those questions and more as they discuss these two movies.
We also round up the latest news from A24.
The incredibly talented Amy Winehouse and David Foster Wallace are the subject of two A24 films this week, Oscar winning documentary Amy and The End of the Tour.
Lee Hutchison and Dallas King also round up the latest A24 news including Colin Farrell and Kogonada's sci-fi film, Dev Patel being cast in David Lowery's new film, A24 television and the new Midsommar trailer.