AN AMERICAN PICKLE | Four Seasons of Film Podcast | Ep. 348
Nathan and Andy discuss their ancestors and Seth Rogen’s new film An American Pickle (now streaming on HBO MAX). This episode is sponsored by Philz Coffee.
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Keep Film Alive!
00:40 2 Weeks off and we are back!
01:43 Sing less and less comedy movies each year
02:20 A little plot from the movie
02:50 Seth Rogen’s laugh green light’s movies
03:30 Rip Van Winkle meets Seth Rogen from Fiddler on the Roof
04:05 This movie surprisingly has a lot of heart
04:50 Comedians crossing over to Dramas
06:55 Rogan’s two characters in a clean NYC
08:35 Movies nowadays are smaller in scope
11:33 500 Days of Summer (2009), smaller movie that had a larger scope
13:30 Small premises that you hope are funny, Rogen movie rundowns
15:14 Herschel (Rogen) starts his own business from nothing
16:38 The purpose of Rogen’s younger character, Ben
17:11 Encino Man (1992) vs An American Pickle
18:47 Rogen’s joke writing
19:21 Rogen’s dual roles, other dual role movies - Adaptation (2002)
20:44 Michael Keaton’s “Let’s get nuts” and we get sidetracked talking about the Batman movies
23:51 Turning evil
25:09 Andy’s favorite Dual Role Movies - The Parent Trap (1998)
26:52 What would our ancestors says if they woke up after 100 Years?
29:08 Lack of criticism when star power is attached to a project
31:05 Being There (1979) and director Hal Ashby