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The Big Screen: Talking 'Avengers,' Oak Cliff Film Fest and Adam Yauch

by Stephen Becker 11 May 2012 5:00 AM

This week, we discuss the mammoth success of The Avengers, preview the Oak Cliff Film Festival and pay tribute to MCA’s contribution to the world of film.


Chris Hemsworth (left) and Chris Evans star in The Avengers. Photo: Marvel

This week, Art&Seek’s Stephen Becker and Dallas Morning News movie critic Chris Vognar talk about what is already one of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters ever – The Avengers . Then in the second segment, we speak with the founders of the inaugural Oak Cliff Film Festival. And we finish the week with a look at the contributions to the world of film by Adam Yauch, better known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, who died last week at the age of 47. Be sure to subscribe to The Big Screen podcast on iTunes. Stream this week’s podcast below or download it.