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A Place For Film – The Comic Book Rises Series

On this week's episode we sit down to talk about the upcoming Comic Book Rises Series at the Cinema with Chelsey McKrill.

Christian Bale in The Dark Knight

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Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight

Episode 55 – Discussing The Comic Book Rises Series

On this week’s episode we’re talking about the Comic Book Rises series at the IU Cinema, starting October 27 with The Dark Knight. Michael Uslan, producer of the Batman films and author of the book The Boy Who Loved Batman, is scheduled to attend, giving a lecture on October 27. We’re joined on this episode by comic book aficionado and student filmmaker Chelsey McKrill.

We start out with What Have You Seen Lately. Jason discusses his experience seeing Transformers:  Dark of the Moon. Andy talks about Los Olvidados and some Pedro Costa films.

We look back at the comic book movies that came out over the summer, including Thor, Captain America and X-Men: First Class. Then we really get into our discussion of the Comic Book Rises series. We’ve got a lot to say about all of the films in the series. Find times and dates for each of the films below.

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Movies Mentioned In This Episode:

Batman Begins
Being Elmo
Captain America
Colossal Youth
Cowboys and Aliens
Down To Earth
Drive
Green Lantern
Fast and the Furious
In Vanda’s Room
Iron Man
Iron Man 2
Juliet of the Spirits
Los Olvidados
Paranormal Activity 3
Persepolis
Priest
Seduction: The Cruel Woman
Serenity
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Taxi Driver
The Avengers
The Conformist
The Dark Knight
Thor
Three Musketeers
Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
Wanted
Warrior of Light
X-Men: First Class

Andy Hunsucker

Andy Hunsucker is the creator and co-host of A Place for Film - The IU Cinema podcast. Along with his co-host Jason Thompson, he produces a weekly podcast focusing on events at the IU Cinema, and film at Indiana University. He also designs posters and video animations for the Cinema on a volunteer basis.

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