Podcast: Mulan (1998) / 8½ – Episode 371
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This week on the InSession Film Podcast, Nicole Ackman from Next Best Picture joins us to discuss Disney’s animated Mulan from 1998 and we continue our Federico Fellini Movie Series with his 1963 masterwork in 8½! Plus, some more debate on the James Bond franchise.
Big thanks to Nicole for joining us this week. We are big fans of her work over at NBP and with In Their Own League, and it was a big pleasure to finally get her on the show, especially given her love for Mulan. As we continue our Fellini Series this week, and of course we’re biased, but our review of 8½ is probably one of the best reviews we’ve ever done. All in all, we had a lot of fun on the show week and we hope you enjoy it as well.
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– Movie Review: Mulan (5:50)
Director: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook
Writer: Robert D. San Souci, Rita Hsiao, Chris Sanders, Philip LaZebnik, Raymond Singer, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Dean DeBlois
Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong
– Notes / James Bond Discussion (51:47)
As noted above, we had more James Bond to talk about as we catch up with franchise blindspots or rewatches that were overdue. Specifically, Brendan wrapped up his Pierce Brosnan-era rewatches and wanted to give his thoughts on those four films. And JD had more to say about The World Is Not Enough after the guys had their say on Extra Film last week.
RELATED: Listen to Episode 360 of the InSession Film Podcast where we discussed our Top 10 Movies of 2019!
– Federico Fellini Movie Series: 8½ (1:19:06)
Director: Federico Fellini
Writer: Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale
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Haircut – Jerry Goldsmith
I’ll Make A Man Out Of You – Donny Osmond, Cast
8½ Theme – Nino Rota
The Return of the Eagle – Atli Örvarsson
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InSession Film Podcast – Episode 371
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Main Review: Top Gun
Federico Fellini Movie Series: Juliet of the Spirits
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