Reject Radio #104: Fade In

This week, on a very special episode of Reject Radio, screenwriter Marti Noxon discusses the lack of sparkles in Fright Night and writer/director Tom McCarthy talks good people doing bad things in Win Win.

Plus, good old Rob Hunter faces off against Movies Editor Matt Patches in a grudge match that will be written about for hours to come.

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On This Week’s Show:

Movie News Pop Quiz [The Beginning – 19:00]: It’s Hunter vs Patches in an all-out brawl. The result? We review a 15-year-old movie by the name of Mission: Impossible.

Once More With Feeling [19:00 – 26:30]: Marti Noxon on why she chose to set the new Fright Night in Vegas, her favorite moments from the original, and the difference between writing for television and writing for the screen.

Double Blast [37:45 – The End]: Win Win writer/director Tom McCarthy talks about ethical ambiguity, what to do when a scene isn’t working on the page, and finding the appropriate curse words.

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Directors Joe Wright and Greg Barker join us to talk about action in Hanna and documentary skills in Koran By Heart.

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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