DE Podcast: Tintin and the Curse of Globalisation

© Copyright Paramount Pictures
© Copyright Paramount Pictures

It’s Hollywood versus the world! In this episode, Chris, Frank, Eric, and Dimitri recommend movies from across the globe. Then they have an untypically serious conversation on the implications of Paramount releasing The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011) internationally nearly two months before tackling the domestic market. Finally, in a blast-from-the-past deleted scene, Kazim and Dimitri try to come up with a cross-culture spin on the Rambo franchise. Come back next time as we celebrate the new year.

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 01:09     Show and Tell: The Horseman on the Roof
  • 02:50     Show and Tell: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • 03:26     Show and Tell: Largo Winch
  • 04:01     Show and Tell: Man on the Train
  • 05:17     Show and Tell: Deep Red
  • 06:27     About Tintin
  • 09:49     The Deal with the International Market
  • 17:14     Our Expectations for Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
  • 20:23     The Impact of Globalisation on Hollywood
  • 25:52     The International Perspective
  • 29:48     Electric Boogaloo Factory: Rambo in China

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Author: Frank Pominville
Podcaster / Guest Contributor: Known as the Funky Chicken, Frank has been on the Internet since 1996. When he isn't rambling on our podcast, the cyber-librarian tames electrons for his municipal book repository. He is brought to you by the letter Q and the number three.