February 27, 2016

Lost Weekend V: Saturday- day 3 pt. 1

Withwhat seems like  has become tradition at LW, we start Saturday off with an animatedfeature:

BOY & THE WORLD
Sponsored by HORSE & HARE: Hand Carved Art + Design
Brazil,  2013.  Language: Portuguese.  Rated PG.

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

“It's both the best children's animated film this year since “Inside Out” - you might call it “Outside In” - and, unexpectedly, a more stirring depiction of the deadening modern megalopolis than most heal-the-world documentaries. ” – Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times

Nominated:  Best Animated Feature | 2015 Academy Awards

 

ITMODCAST SPONSORED A FILM!!! AND A PIE EATING CONTEST!!!

Next is a film that was sponsored by ITMODcast!  Not only that but we hosted a pie eating contest before the film, inspired by a scene in the film that see's Salma Hayak eating a large dragon's heart(yes)! 

A TALE OF TALES
Advance Screening
Sponsored by In The Mouth of Dorkness Podcast
Italy | France | UK, 2015.  Language: English | Russian.  Rated R

Once upon a time there were three neighboring kingdoms each with a magnificent castle, from which ruled kings and queens, princes and princesses. One king was a fornicating libertine, another captivated by a strange animal, while one of the queens was obsessed by her wish for a child. Sorcerers and fairies, fearsome monsters, ogres and old washerwomen, acrobats and courtesans are the protagonists of this loose interpretation of the celebrated tales of Giambattista Basile.

“It is a masterpiece of black-comic bad taste and a positive carnival of transgression. The secret is the deadpan seriousness with which everything is treated.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Nominated:  Palme d'Or | 2015 Cannes Film Festival

Winner: Best Costume Design + Production Design | 2015 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

 

And the last film before the break

AN HONEST LIAR
Sponsored by The Popular Outcasts
USA | Canada | Spain| Italy, 2014.  Language:  English.  Unrated.

The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic of the paranormal, James Randi.

Winner:  Best Documentary | Newport Beach Film Festival + Napa Valley Film Festival + Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

 Of course there's the second half of Friday's programming so stay tuned for that!

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