Podcast: Go See 12 Years a Slave, All Is Lost, But Avoid CBGB

Podcast: Go See <i>12 Years a Slave</i>, <i>All Is Lost</i>, But Avoid <i>CBGB</i>
Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave

On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, Village Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl and LA Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson disagree on Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave—a beautifully shot film, contrasting the all-too-visible evil of mankind.

They endorse All is Lost, a genuine nail-biter, scrupulously made and fully involving, elemental in its simplicity.

Voice music editor Brian McManus joins Alan to discuss CBGB, a movie about the NYC rock club that should probably be avoided.

Amy has five new Netflix recommendations; Brian encourages us to check out A Band Called Death, out on Netflix now; and Alan suggests the 316-minute Eight Deadly Shots.

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