Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Podcast: Straight Outta Compton, Top 3 Music Biopics – Episode 130

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Warning: Because of the nature of this show, the music and video clips may contain uncut language we normally edit out.

This week on the InSession Film Podcast, Brendan takes the week off but we are joined by Richard Newby from Audiences Everywhere who joins us to discuss Straight Outta Compton, the N.W.A biopic taking the box office by storm. Going off of that, we also discuss our Top 3 music biopics and we start a new segment called Soundcheck, talking our favorite uses of music in film.

Huge thanks to Richard once again for joining us this week, who was an absolute wonderful guest filling in for Brendan. We had a lot of fun with this show and hopefully you enjoy our new music segment! Also, don’t miss our latest Extra Film where we discuss Woody Allen’s Irrational Man and The Stanford Prison Experiment.

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

Straight Outta Compton Movie Review (5:42)
    JD: A-
    Richard: A-

Top 3 Music Biopics (35:03)
Music biopics have been around for quite some time and despite some stigma’s behind them, it’s a genre that has seem some great films over the years. So for this week’s top 3, we strapped on a guitar and came up with some great films to talk about. That being said, what would be your Top 3?

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RELATED: Listen to Episode 129 of the InSession Film Podcast where we discussed Fantastic Four!


– Soundcheck (57:33)

This week we started a new segment called Soundcheck, where we discuss some of our favorite uses of music in film. We didn’t limit this to just score, but rather any piece of music used in the film.

– Music

    Straight Outta Compton – N.W.A.
    Boys N Tha Hood – Easy-E
    Hard Out Here For A Pimp – Three Six Mafia
    The Return of the Eagle – Atli Örvarsson

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InSession Film Podcast – Episode 130


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    Main Review – The Gift / The Man from UNCLE
    Top 3 – Movie Stalkers



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JD Duranhttps://insessionfilm.com
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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  1. My top 3 would be #3 Jimi: All Is by My Side, #2 24 Hour Party People, #1 Get on Up (Chadwick Boseman is AMAZING!!!!)

    • Very nice, if we were doing best performances in music biopics, Boseman easily would’ve made my Top 3. He was amazing, I agree.

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