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The Bad and The Beautiful: Conversations on Cinema


Jan 24, 2019

On this first episode for 2019 of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff reveal their choices for the Ten Best Films of 2018. They also review two new films opening in theaters.

First, we begin our Ten Best talk by listing and discussing our 10 through 6 choices, in ascending order.

Next, we put the lists on pause to discuss M. Night Shyamalan’s GLASS, the conclusion to his UNBREKABLE / SPLIT superhero trilogy, and BURNING, the critically-acclaimed psychological thriller from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong.

Then, we go all the way to the top as we reveal our Top 5 picks for 2018 in ascending order.

· TOP TEN LISTS, 10 to 6, @ 1:11

· GLASS, @ 22:17

· BURNING, @ 33:45

· TOP TEN LISTS, 5 to 1, @ 37:57

· OUTRO, @ 01:02:23

Music Selections:
- THEME SONG: "Love Is For The Very Young", David Raksin, THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
- "Celebrate the Oscars", Hans Zimmer
- "Physicks", West Dylan Thordson, GLASS
- "Dragon Heart - Finale", Randy Edelman, DRAGON HEART
- "Encomium", Nicholas Britell, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK