Posts Tagged ‘Alexander Payne’
This week’s show is both a yearly tradition AND a Chillpak Hollywood Hour first!
It’s our post-Oscar smackdown, where your friends in podcasting take on the Academy AND each other. Snarking and wagering, what could be more fun? And this year, the stakes have been raised!
Meanwhile, it’s the first time we’ve ever recorded a show where Dean and Phil were not in same locale. Dean’s still in Colorado. Yet, thanks to Skype, nothing could prevent the motion picture industry’s big night from turning into YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour’s 250th episode!
Anywhere from 6%-10% of the U.S. workforce might be calling in sick on the Monday after the Super Bowl, but not your friends in podcasting … Even if they wanted to, there’s way too much to discuss, from the eleven show biz personages who are remembered in “Celebrity Deaths” to the Tony-winning play that constitutes the “Live Event of the Week”, from Liam Neeson kicking nature’s ass to smuggling being depicted as a victimless crime, from promising sci-fi films in development to the man who claims Fox stole his life story through wiretapped phone conversations (YOUR “Lawsuit of the Week”), Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness don’t even get to everything they hoped to discuss. There’s THAT MUCH going on inside YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour #247.
It’s an annual Chillpak Hollywood Hour event as your friends in podcasting, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness, offer up their respective top ten lists of the best films of the previous year.
It’s also our longest show ever – YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour with 25% more hour!
Your friends in podcasting just returned from the Pacific Northwest, where they were showing THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE (which makes a fantastic holiday gift!).
Phil and Dean discuss the challenges of getting shipments through U.S.-Canadian customs and that sets the tone for a truly international installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour.
The international box office, international financing and the international distribution of television shows are discussed.
The Chillpak Hollywood Lawsuit of the Week comes to us from the highest court in the European Union.
The Chillpak Hollywood “Wingnut” of the Week comes to us from the United Kingdom.
The Chillpak Hollywood Explanation of the Week involves gender and ethnic diversity.
Action-packed, passionate, insightful and informative, why not share YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour with someone you love?
Somehow, your friends in podcasting manage to weave a discussion of do-it-yourself approaches to life, work and learning with a conversation about fine art and painting while still managing to discuss President Obama, birth certificates, Alexander Payne’s Election and Ashton Kutcher. It’s fun, it’s free-wheeling and it’s a good warm up for Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness as they prepare to record YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour LIVE from The Retro Dome in San Jose, immediately following the US Premiere of The Truth Is Out There this Saturday night. Get your tickets exclusively here.
Movies, movies and more movies … From the death of Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor, to the 2008 big-screen installment of The X-Files, from upcoming release The Conspirator, to recent releases Cedar Rapids, Jane Eyre and Win Win, from classic films like The Boston Strangler and Heavenly Creatures, your friends in podcasting, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness have all matters cinematic covered.
They even reveal the long-awaited details surrounding the World Premiere of their film The Truth Is Out There in London!