In anticipation of this week’s Incredibles 2, Thom and Tom take a giant metal bite out of the films of Brad Bird, beginning with his beloved 1999 feature debut The Iron Giant (32:40). But first, your Carpeteers tear a few Rad Tickets, doling out takes on the re-re-boot Oceans 8 (3:30), the college heist film American Animals (20:00), the Paul Schrader’s critically lauded First Reformed (23:30), and the sci-fi thriller Upgrade (29:50).
Poke around in this feed for a special bonus episode, where we go full spoilers on Ari Aster’s super hyped and divisive debut feature Hereditary.
Let us know how you reacted to the many films that we covered this week: hit us up on Twitter (@theradcarpet), via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), throw us a thumb on Facebook and a follow on Instagram. And get stoked for a super two-fer next week, when we cover Bird’s 2004 smash hit The Incredibles and it’s upcoming sequel. Thanks for listening–stay rad!!!