Movie Review Podcast: The Iron Giant (1999) – Brad Bird-thday vibe

It’s an extra special episode of The Goods as Dan and Brian celebrate Dan’s birthday with an in-person private screening and episode recording. Join as they revisit the 1999 animated classic, The Iron Giant, directed and co-written by Brad Bird. Dan discusses his long-thriving fascination (borderline obsession) with animation, and Brian notes the film’s connections to Bird’s later works. They discuss the film’s and WB Animation’s sad commercial fate, the cold war aesthetics, and the film’s director’s cut/Signature Edition.

Music credits:

RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod

Dan and Brian from Earn This now have a film review site and podcast:

The Goods: Film Reviews

The Goods: A Film Podcast

Available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, and more.

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