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FilmBookCast Ep. 99 – ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL and the 91st Academy Awards (2019)

Alita: Battle Angel FilmBookCast

FilmBookCast Ep. 99

FilmBookCast is an entertainment industry news podcast about the latest movie and television show news.During each episode, FilmBook contributor Mike Smith and his co-host Mike DeCriscio also review a motion picture that has recently been released. This week, they’re joined by Vin Craig as they talk the new film from director Robert Rodriguez and co-written by James Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis, Alita: Battle Angel. They also offer their thoughts on this year’s Oscar ceremony.

Alita: Battle Angel‘s plot synopsis: “A deactivated female cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.”

Alita: Battle Angel stars Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, and Keean Johnson, among others.

SHOWNOTES

FILM NEWS (7:25)

The 91st Academy Awards discussion

DISCUSSIONS (51:50)

Vin – Bohemian RhapsodyA Star is Born

Mike D – The FavouriteRoma

Mike S – Velvet BuzzsawHigh Flying BirdAnna and the ApocalypseHappy Death Day 2UFighting with My FamilyHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

FEATURED REVIEW  (1:23:55)

Alita: Battle Angel

SPOILERS (1:40:45)

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Michael Smith

Mike Smith is an avid filmgoer from New York who loves to hear his own voice - luckily his work as a podcaster on FilmBook allows him to do just that. Mike graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany with a degree in communications, and is ready to dole out critical analysis of all your pop culture fixations. Mike is the host of FilmBookCast and can frequently be seen at his local movie theater, patiently explaining to his friends that Superman Returns is a misunderstood masterpiece.

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