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Top 5 Romantic Gestures / Side Effects / Duck Soup

Cue up "In Your Eyes"... in honor of Valentine's Day, it's Filmspotting's Lloyd Dobler Memorial List of the screen's Top 5 Romantic Gestures. Plus, what may be Steven Soderbergh's final cinematic gesture -- "Side Effects," starring Rooney Mara and Jude Law -- and the third Marx Bros. Marathon movie, "Duck Soup"... "The light, the heat..."

This episode is presented by Shutterstock (code FILM2) and Squarespace (code FILM2).

:00-3:34 - Billboard / Squarespace

3:35-23:36 - Review: "Side Effects"

Music: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On"

25:08-26:33 - Sponsor: Shutterstock

26:34-34:00 - Massacre Theatre

34:01-42:29 - Polls / Notes

42:30-57:19 - Marx #3: "Duck Soup"

Music: "Storybook Love"

58:42-1:04:53 - Donations

1:04:49-1:32:30 - Top 5: Romantic Gestures

1:32:21-1:35:14 - Close

NOTES

- In classic show fashion we gave director Soderbergh all the credit/blame for "Side Effects"; no mention of writer Scott Z. Burns.

- Didn't come up because difficult to articulate without spoilers, but one "Side Effects" complaint for Adam: Catherina Zeta Jones' performance.

- Massacre Theatre winner: Matt Sabonis

LINKS

- Josh's "Side Effects" review

- Ben Haworth's SquareSpace site

- Tufnell Park Film Club

PARTNERS

- MoviePass

- Fandor.com/Filmspotting

- The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith- iTunes

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