Monday, March 4, 2024

Podcast: Darkest Hour / Downsizing / Top 3 Christmas Movies – Episode 253

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This week on the InSession Film Podcast, we discuss Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour, Alexander Payne’s Downsizing and our favorite Christmas movies as we celebrate the holiday!

We also give a few more thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi since two hours wasn’t enough last week on the show. We also announce the winner of our Rogue One Blu-ray giveaway contest and we discuss actor transformations for our poll this week.

On that note, check out this week’s show and let us know what you think in the comment section. Thanks for listening and for supporting the InSession Film Podcast!

– Movie Review: Darkest Hour (4:00)
Brendan: C+
JD: B+

Top 3 Christmas Movies (51:18)
We’ve been doing this show for five years and somehow Christmas movies have eluded us when it comes to doing these top 3 lists. There are plenty of Holiday movies to pick from that we’ve embraced over the years, and it felt like the right time to dive into what we enjoy about these films. That said, what would be your top 3?

Top 3 Sponsor: First Time Watchers Podcast


RELATED: Listen to Episode 252 of the InSession Film Podcast where we discussed Star Wars: The Last Jedi!


– Movie Review: Downsizing (1:35:44)
Brendan: D+
JD: D+

Other notes:

– More thoughts on The Last Jedi (42:51)
– Rogue One Blu-Ray Giveaway (1:27:35)

– Music

The world is amazed – Rolfe Kent
Spirit of the Season – Alan Silvestri
First Speech To The Commons – Dario Marianelli
The Return of the Eagle – Atli Örvarsson

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InSession Film Podcast – Episode 253


Next week on the show:

    Main Review: Molly’s Game / All the Money in the World
    Top 3: TBD

Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba in MOLLY’S GAME


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JD Duran
JD Duran
InSession Film founder and owner. I love film. Love art. Love how it intersects with our real lives. My favorite movies include Citizen Kane, The 400 Blows, Modern Times, The Godfather and The Tree of Life. Follow me on Twitter @RealJDDuran. Follow us @InSessionFilm.

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