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2020-09-12 • Saturday Matinée

Ray’s Reel Review digs into early in-theater experiences for our roving reporter. Jack Reacher is finally getting cast appropriately and coming to TV. Who asked for the Robocop prequel, though? The pandemic movies are coming — Liman to helm pandemic-based heist movie. McG has a harder cut of Terminator Salvation if anyone is interested. New Alien film confirmed by Ridley Scott… if it makes you happy, Ridley.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their new guidelines for representation and inclusion standards for Oscars® eligibility in the Best Picture category. Pete, Andy, and Steve jump in for an update on what’s new and what it means for your next Oscar party. Here’s the Academy Aperture 2025 and the A2020 Accomplishments infographic.

Plus, three great new trailers, Pitch Meeting, and a list of films with awkward meals!

Awkward Meals!

Ray’s List

  1. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
  2. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
  3. Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)

Kyle’s List

  1. Inglorious Basterds (2009)
  2. Batman (1989)
  3. Coming To America (1988)

Tommy’s List

  1. August: Osage County (2013)
  2. Go! (1999)
  3. Owning Mahoney (2003)
  • 00:00 – Bonus Oscar News: Inclusion and Diversity Rules for Best Picture
  • 29:04 – 2020-09-12 • Saturday Matinée
  • 29:46 – Ray’s Reel Report
  • 34:29 – Jack Reacher is coming to TV
  • 37:11 – So… who asked for a Robocop prequel again?
  • 39:31 – The Pandemic Genre Rises
  • 41:46 – The Recut Gates are open
  • 44:34 – Ridley Scott back to the Alien well
  • 47:39 – Let’s Do Trailers!
  • 59:10 – Pitch Session!
  • 01:08:12 – The List: Awkward Meals
  • 01:25:35 – Coming Attractions

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