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