Jackie Chan’s Action Legacy, Gareth Evans’s Redemptive ‘Raid’ and 5 Other Great SXSW Movies Coming…

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Jackie Chan’s Action Legacy, Gareth Evans’s Redemptive ‘Raid’ and 5 Other Great SXSW Movies Coming to Theaters Near You

If you’ve been rocking back and forth with anticipation for The Raid: Redemption, your wait is almost over. It hits theaters this weekend (alongside another certain highly-anticipated movie), and to whet your appetite, we talk with writer/director Gareth Evans who dissects an action scene for us.

Plus, Kate Erbland and Rob Hunter join us for the Movie News Pop Quiz and to share their favorites from SXSW that will be coming to your neck of the woods.

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On This Week’s Show:

Movie News Pop Quiz [Beginning ‐ 15:15]: It’s Erbland vs Hunter in a war to see who knows what Michael Bay plans to do with Turtles and what superhero movie just got a viral video.

Fighting Words [15:15–40:25]: The Raid: Redemption writer/director Gareth Evans talks action and offers the perfect double feature for his film.

Out of SXSW [40:25 ‐ The End]: Erbland and Hunter return to give you some movies to add to your watch list.

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On Last Week’s Show:

The Depths of Development Hell and the Appeal of Movies From an Alternate Universe: Author David Hughes explains the mechanisms of the major studio development process and the potentially great movies that never made it through.

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