//FMP Ep. 031 – ‘The Descendants’ / ‘Page One: Inside the New York Times’

FMP Ep. 031 – ‘The Descendants’ / ‘Page One: Inside the New York Times’

With stomachs full of Thanksgiving feast, Alex and Phil sit down to talk about another type of family gathering – the type assembled in Alexander Payne’s film The Descendants. We also discuss last week’s poll about Clint Eastwood movies and propose a new poll about the films of Alexander Payne. We finish with a review of the documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times.

Show Schedule:

  • 00:32 – 02:29 – Introduction
  • 02:29 – 37:28 – Review of The Descendants
  • 38:36 – 44:21 – Clint Eastwood Movie Poll and Question of the Week
  • 45:15 – 1:01:39 – Review of Page One: Inside the New York Times
  • 1:02:36 – 1:06:45 – Recommendations and Contact Information


  • Music for Episode 31 was by Edith Piaf.
  • Tracks included “La Foule” and “Mon Dieu.”

Show Notes:

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Next Week:

  • We will be reviewing the new films Hugo and The Muppets.
  • We will also be talking about our favorite movies from our childhoods.

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Alex started Film Misery in early 2009 after living the site’s title for many years. His film obsession began in high school when he and his friends would see all of the Oscar Best Picture nominees and try to make predictions...Full Bio.