In honor of the recent passing of Bill Paxton, on this episode of Filmspotting: Streaming Video Unit, Matt and Alison look at the career of the actor and filmmaker. In addition to offering up some favorite roles in movies available to rent or stream right now, they do a deeper dive into his 2001 directorial debut FRAILTY, in which Paxton also stars as a single dad convinced that God has chosen him to kill demons.
Opening Break: "Aftermath" "Hidden Figures" "Assassin's Creed"
Listener's Choice Review: "Frailty"
Queue Shots: Bill Paxton Movies
Behind the 8-Ball:
3 New Releases
2 Listener Recommendations
1 Random Film From Our Netflix "My Lists"
With the final installment of the blockbuster YA series THE HUNGER GAMES hitting theaters, we look back to the material many accused HUNGER GAMES author Suzanne Collins of ripping off: 2000's BATTLE ROYALE, a hyper-violent Japanese film adaptation of a hy