The Bart & Fleming Podcast Episode #4: Fact-Based Films Dominating Awards Season

By Peter Bart, Mike Fleming Jr

The Bart & Fleming Podcast

This week’s installment of The Bart & Fleming Podcast, Episode #4, centers on the resurgence of fact-based movies this awards season, ranging from Jackie to Mark Wahlberg’s Patriots Day, and the controversies they inevitably stir. Also discussed: The reasons why DreamWorks and Sam Mendes abruptly cancelled plans to make Voyeur’s Motel, plus the proliferation of exotic company logos adorning the fronts of most new films, reflecting the range of international backers required to get the green light. Also, comeback kids Paul Verhoeven (age 78) and Warren Beatty (age 79), and how the two veteran filmmakers got their films into production.

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