Out Now Commentary: The Iron Giant (1999)
This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track came from outer space! Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters and Yancy Berns to discuss The Iron Giant from director Brad Bird (specifically “The Signature Edition” available on Blu-ray). Listen in to hear the group discuss what it is that makes this film special, consider reasons why it was able to grow in popularity, despite an initial theatrical stumble, and more analysis of what makes the film so successful. There’s plenty more discussion in regards to hand-drawn animation, the filmmaking on display, and lots of fun tangents as well. So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…
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- The Iron Giant Trailer