This week, Matt and Tiny do another Netflix Picks episode wherein they review a random title from their Netflix list. This time around, the guys chose each other’s pick. For Matt, Tiny chose the 1997 Robert Zemeckis movie Contact. For Tiny, Matt chose the 2015 documentary Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made. For potpourri, Tiny talks about the trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Silence and his viewing of the CMA County Christmas special while Matt reviews the latest Disney animated film Moana. Continue reading →
Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made tells the story of three kids in 1982 who set out to create a shot for shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark in Mississippi. The project lasted seven years and all that was left to film was one crucial scene. Now over thirty years later, the men have reunited to complete their remake of Steven Spielberg’s iconic movie.
I was really into the Twilight Zone feel of this movie. In particular, it feels like a Richard Matheson story. The introduction of the kid is interesting. But ultimately it feels like it's too dependent on its surreal concept. As a result, characters fall by the wayside. I didn't feel connected to Tom and Gemma. When the tension ramped up between t […]