Podcast: Film Actually Ep 80 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance posterHosts: David McVay & Richard Gray

This week David & Richard review the new comic book adaptation Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. Plus What We’ve Been Watching and a brand new, Nicolas Cage inspired, Lists of Five – Five Favourite Batshit Crazy Performances. Film Actually is the official movie podcast of geekactually.com.

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Your Show Notes Follow:

What We’ve Been Watching:

A collection of other things we’ve been watching during the week including In Time, The Raidand The Hunger Games.

Feature Film Review

‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’ directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor and written by Scott M. Gimple, Seth Hoffman and David S. Goyer and is based on the Marvel Comics Character. It stars Nicolas Cage, Violante Placido, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba, Johnny Whitworth, Fergus Riordan and Christopher Lambert.

As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.Source: IMDB

Spoiler Section: 00:34:11 – 00:39:22 – Fast forward this bit if you don’t want to hear spoilers.

Our Verdict: A mess that makes you actually want to watch the first Ghost Rider film.

Watch the trailer here http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/sony_pictures/ghostriderspiritofvengeance/

Lists of Five

This week our Lists of Five: Five Favourite Batshit Crazy Performances. Inspired by the masterful acting talents of Nicolas Cage. Here’s to the crazy, we salute you.
Just a reminder, because we never like to just make things easy on ourselves, our lists are not necessarily top five lists, they are more or a less a list of film recommendations within the theme of the list.

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We opened the show with a clip from “Con Air”.

We are closing the show with a track from the original “Ghost Rider” by Christopher Young.

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    RE: Crazy Batshit Performances, you included ‘EVERYONE’ except Gary Oldman’s corrupt cop in Leon: The Professional.
    His manic, frankly fucked up, performance felt so out-of-place in the movie in which naunced, but equally weird characters roamed New York.

    He did manage to be the best thing in it though.