Author: BillChete

099. La La Land

Does the ode to Hollywood work in our coverage this week with La La Land from 2016? A film that received 6 Oscar nods which stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Oh boy do we have a lot to say about this dancing musical with a whimsical flare. How is the 35mm and 16mm shot film converted to the digital 4K Disc…does … CONTINUE READING

098. Bonus – Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Extra episode for you this week as we breakdown the 50th Anniversary Edition of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory from Warner Brothers. This classic stars Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Denise Nickerson and Peter Ostrum as Charlie.

A scrumdidilyumptious thank you goes out to Shawn Taylor from the mid-west for his request to cover the ins and outs of this 50-year-old movie and … CONTINUE READING

097. Smokey And The Bandit

We cover the film that Jackie Gleason refused to take a percentage cut of the box office, instead…opting for a one-time check for his work on Smokey And The Bandit from the late 70’s. We do a detailed movie review and provide much love to many technical aspects including acting, cinematography, stunt-work and the “major” set piece, the 1977 6.6 liter V8 Pontiac … CONTINUE READING