CXXIX: The Kid, School of Rock


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Recorded - 6/6/21

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Movie Podcast, our theme is child performances. We start by reviewing Charlie Chaplin's first feature length film, The Kid, in honor of its 100th anniversary. Then, we deep dive a personal favorite in School of Rock starring Jack Black and a host of kids. Here are the highlights:
  • What We've Been Watching
    • Zach's Criterion Review: Louie Bluie (6:40)
    • Terry's Oscar Anniversary Review: Son of the Bride (11:10)
    • Todd's Cager Review: The Boy in Blue (16:40)
  • Featured Review: 100th Anniversary of Charlie Chaplin's The Kid (21:00)
  • Deep Dive: School of Rock
    • Trivia (38:20)
    • First Thoughts: Did Jack Black deserve an Oscar nomination? (50:50)
    • Mt. Rushmore: Movie Slackers and Re-Casting (1:01:20)
    • Highest WAR, Worst Performance, Best Kid Performance (1:20:00)
    • Favorite Minor Character, Biggest Stickman, Douchebag (1:32:30)
    • Favorite Scene, If There Was a Sequel, Gripes & Conspiracies (1:40:50)
    • LVP, MVP, Quote of the Day (1:56:30)

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