Episode 17.6 – Disc 3 – The 11th Annual Butt Numb-A-Thon Film Festival Overview

This is a very special bonus episode of The CriterionCast. Rudie, Ryan & Travis are joined by James McCormick, a blogger for, and We discussed this past weekend’s 11th Annual Butt Numb-A-Thon Film Festival. This event has become a tradition in Austin, Texas to celebrate, founder, Harry Knowles’ birthday. Every year Harry Knowles invites a small number of film geeks to join him during a 24 hour film festival. James McCormick was one of the very few lucky film geeks to partake in this event. We are very privileged to have James on our show to discuss the movies he watched in Austin, Texas. The movies that are screened are a collection of old favorite and new upcoming releases.

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Our next episode we will cover Criterion # 428’s Allen Barron’s Blast of Silence.

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Show Notes:

(00:00 – 00:12; “Sleeping Aides & Razor Blades” by The Exploding Hearts)

(00:13 – 00:42; The CriterionCast – Episode 017.6 – Disc 3)

(00:43 – 03:14; Butt Numb-A-Thon 11 aka BNAT 1138 Overview)

(03:15 – 06:58; Kick-Ass)

(06:59 – 11:14; Iron Man 2 trailer)

(11:15 – 17:06; The Red Shoes)

(17:07 – 19:35; Shutter Island)

(19:36 – 23:21; Avatar)

(23:22 – 27:12; The Lovely Bones)

(27:13 – 30:22; Frozen)

(30:23 – 32:18; Teen Wolf)

(32:19 – 33:51; Micmacs à Tire-Larigot)

(33:52 – 36:25; Le Magnifique)

(36:26 – 38:31; Centipede Horror)

(38:32 – 50:35; Best & Worst of BNAT)

(50:36 – 51:50; Wrap Up & Contact Info)

(51:51 – 52:43; Goodbyes)

(52:44 – 53:25; “About A Girl” by Cibo Matto)

(53:26 – 54:34; Outtakes)

Music Credits:

Opening Music:

“Sleeping Aides & Razor Blades” by The Exploding Hearts

Closing Music:

“About A Girl” by Cibo Matto

Ryan Gallagher

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