Dallas and Lee continue their journey through A24's 2019 filmography with reviews of The Death of Dick Long and Low Tide.
Directed by Daniel Scheinert, The Death of Dick Long takes place after the Dick's passing and Zeke and Earl don’t want anybody finding out how. That’s too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama. We've got bonus interviews with the films stars Michael Abbott Jr, Virginia Newcomb, and Andre Hyland.
Low Tide follows Alan, Red, and Smitty who spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller. We've also got a bonus interview with the films writer/director, Kevin McMullin.
Lee is joined by actor Jake Ryan to discuss his unforgettable starring role as Gabe in Bo Burnham's Eighth Grade.
Jake shares his experiences working with Wes Anderson on Moonrise Kingdom and Isle of Dogs, The Coen Brothers and recently with the Safdie Brothers on another a24 hit, Uncut Gems.
Lee and Dallas look at two A24 films that started as acclaimed short films, Skin and Share.
Skin features Jame Bell as a destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves. We hear from the films Academy Award winning writer/director, Guy Nattiv who takes us behind the scenes.
After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout in Pippa Bianco's Share.
Lee is joined by independent filmmaker Joshua Z Weinstein and the writer/director of Menashe, the story of a widower within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community who battles for custody of his son.
Dallas and Lee turn their attention to two of the most popular films in the A24 filmography, Midsommar and The Farewell.
Ari Aster's Midsommar follows a couple who travel to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult. Taking us behind the scenes are Klaudia Csányi who plays Dani's sister, Terri and Rebecka Johnston who stars as Ulrika.
In The Farewell, a Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies. The host of Missing Frames, Shawn Eastridge shares with us his interview with its writer/director Lulu Wang and Dallas is joined by film writer Katie Smith-Wong who shares her thoughts on the film.
Lee is joined by by actress Elanna White to discuss her experience and perfomance as an Abundant Life church choir singer in Paul Schrader's First Reformed.
Dallas and Lee turn their attention to a fantastic double feature of The Souvenir and joining us is Kelechi Ehenulo to discuss The Last Black Man In San Francisco and we hear from its co-writer and director, Joe Talbot who we interviewed last year at the London Film Festival.
In A24 Hour News we discuss the rights to Under The Skin, Olivier Assayas developing a Irma Vep TV series and preview next weeks interview with First Reformed's Elanna White.
In The Souvenir, a shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.
The Last Black Man In San Francisco follows Jimmie Fails who dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.
Lee is joined by Midsommar's Rebecka Johnston to discuss her performance as Ulrika in Ari Aster's film.
Rebecka takes us behind the scenes and shares her experiences working on the incredible Hårga village set, shooting the unforgettable sex ritual scene, working with an incredible cast and Ari Aster, her performance and vocal talents, and much more.
Dallas and Lee turn their attention to Native Son and welcome Brianna Zigler to review Under The Silver Lake and the films composerDisasterpeace to take us behind the scenes of David Robert Mitchell's film.
In A24 Hour News we discuss the Under the Skin tv series, the A24 auction and preview next weeks interview with Midsommar's Rebecka Johnston.
Native Son stars Moonlight's Ashton Sanders as a young African-American man named Bigger Thomas who takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.
Under The Silver features Andrew Garfield, as the young and disenchanted Sam who meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who’s swimming in his building’s pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy.
Lee is joined in lockdown by filmmaker and the writer/director of A Ghost Story and The Green Knight, David Lowery for a deep dive behind the scenes discussion.
Lee Hutchison and Dallas King tackle every single movie released by A24, one of the most groundbreaking companies distributing some of the industry's most original films. We also bring you interviews with the people behind Eighth Grade, Hereditary, The Florida Project, Under The Skin, Midsommar, The Lighthouse, The Farewell, Waves and much more.