In THE BATTLE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS, Shia LeBeouf plays a wise guy teenager - a frequent figure in “coming of age” films. What’s your favorite “wise guy teen” movie?
For being such a specific niche, submarine movies are a surprisingly popular genre. What is it about these movies that make them so appealing?
What’s your favorite Aussie Aboriginal film? Richard Peña's favorite is Fred Schepisi’s THE CHANT OF JIMMY BLACKSMITH.
What's your favorite autobiographical film? Richard Pena is a big fan of Noah Baumbach's THE SQUID AND THE WHALE.
What is your favorite Warren Beatty film? Neal Gabler loves the Reel 13 feature BONNIE AND CLYDE, as well as McCABE AND MRS. MILLER.
What's your favorite Stanley Donen film? Neal Gabler is a big fan of 1967's "Two for the Road," starring Albert Finney and Audrey Hepburn.
What is your favorite Peter Sellers movie? Neal Gabler loves A SHOT IN THE DARK.
What is your favorite recent family drama? Richard Pena is a fan of Wes Anderson's family films, including THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS and THE DARJEELING LIMITED.
What's your favorite Asian-American film? Richard Pena recommends CHAN IS MISSING, a film that remains as fresh as its debut in 1982.
What is your favorite Joan Crawford performance? Neal Gabler cites her Oscar winning performance in MILDRED PIERCE.
THE GROCER'S SON finds itself 'between city and country,' a classic theme in both literature and film. What's your favorite "city mouse vs. country mouse" film?