This week we take a look at Ryan Coogler’s first feature film, Fruitvale Station, about the 2009 murder of Oscar Grant. It is competently directed by Coogler but the impeccable performances by recognizable names such as Octavia Spencer and Michael B. Jordan, as well as its tragically-evergreen relevance, are what really make the film a must-see.
Jim and A.Ron discuss Cameron Crowe’s 2001 movie, Vanilla Sky. It was a shot-for-shot remake of the original Spanish-language movie, that doesn’t deserve it’s low rating. They discuss the many possibilities throughout the cleverly hidden sci-fi aspects and the off-beat soundtrack.