The Cinematic Tangent Returns! The guys talk Tim Burton’s Big Eyes and Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman. Do comedies get darker than Birdman? Is Big Eyes a return to form for Burton? Plus, listener mail and more.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is out, and Chad was brave enough to see it in 48 fps. How does this last chapter of the Middle-earth saga stack up? Does Brad suddenly love the Lord of the Rings? Then, listener mail leads to a talk about film aspect ratios and Katnis Everdeen.
David Fincher returns with Gone Girl, which is stirring up a fierce feminist debate. Is Love is Strange aware that it’s supposed to be a movie? And does The Boxtrolls fill the void created by the unfortunate demise of Pixar?