Podcast: Paddleton / The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind – Extra Film
With Ryan gallivanting in Austin for South By Southwest in Austin, Jay is joined by Brendan this week on the InSession Film Podcast: Extra Film show, Jay is joined by Brendan. The pair discuss the Netflix films Paddleton and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.
Paddleton, from director Alex Lehmann, stars Mark Duplass and Ray Romano. It is the story of middle-aged friends who take a trip when one of them is diagnosed with terminal cancer. The film features powerhouse performances and has garnered much praise from critics. Do Jay and Brendan fall in line with those critics, or do they go out on a limb with a hot take?
After the Paddleton conversation, the fellas discuss Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Having worked with some of the most acclaimed directors in the business, Ejiofor seems destined to have a good career as a filmmaker. His first film is a based a true story that was turned into a popular children’s book. In addition to directing, Ejiofor also stars in the film, adding some Hollywood punch to the cast. Listen to find out what the InSession guys think of the film!
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– Movie Review: Paddleton (7:35)
Director: Alex Lehmann
Writer: Mark Duplass and Alex Lehmann
Stars: Mark Duplass and Ray Romano
– Movie Review: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (31:09)
Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Writer: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stars: Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lily Banda, and Aïssa Maïga
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