Forrest Gump + The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Forrest Gump + The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Podcast: Double Feature
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The lives of individual men as told through bizarre high-concept epics! Double Feature talks about the films of Eric Roth. An examination of...

Posted November 15, 2018
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 11

Episode Notes

The lives of individual men as told through bizarre high-concept epics! Double Feature talks about the films of Eric Roth. An examination of the lives of others and what can be learned from them. Indulging the wild premise hooks of Forrest Gump and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. What does Forrest Gump look like without the historical cameos? Robert Zemeckis has high-tech dreams. Remembering the popular introduction to arthouse via the discovery of David Fincher. Michael refuses to believe a film is actually about what it claims to be about. What can be learned from aging backwards? A midpoint turn brought about through the fantasy mechanic.

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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump


Released: July 6, 1994
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Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Eric Roth
Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


Released: December 25, 2008
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Director: David Fincher
Writer: Eric Roth
Starring: Brad Pitt,Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

The story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

 
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