Archive for the ‘Podcasts’ Category

Published on March 8th, 2018

Guillermo Del Toro’s use of green, the way the film discusses classic cinema, the unstoppable greatness of Sally Hawkins and Michael »

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Published on March 6th, 2018

Whether Alex Garland’s film is good or beautiful nonsense, the way film critics discuss science fiction, a disagreement about the climax, and »

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Published on March 2nd, 2018

What it means for a film to be ‘personal,’ the scene that breaks from Larry’s perspective, the importance of casting, »

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Published on February 21st, 2018

A lack of verbosity, patient direction, the influence of Jean-Pierre Melville, and comically stylish production design. Episode 309: Le Samourai »

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Published on February 9th, 2018

The Beatles, Richard Lester, the continued appreciation of the film, and the surprisingly inventive visual style. Episode 308: A Hard Day’s Night »

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Published on January 26th, 2018

Deciding if this is a Paul Thomas Anderson movie or an Adam Sandler movie, the on-set experimentation, and a transitional period »

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Published on January 16th, 2018

Andrei Tarkovsky’s style, the legend behind the making of the film, cinema by hypnosis, and our best guesses at what »

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Published on December 22nd, 2017

The astounding success of Home Alone, John Hughes’ later career, shooting Goodfellas and Home Alone back to back, The Night »

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Published on December 12th, 2017

Tales of unmitigated hubris, Arnie as an overly controlling superstar producer, the film’s brief post-production period, getting crushed by Jurassic »

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Published on December 1st, 2017

Martin McDonagh’s strengths as a writer and faults as a director, Frances McDormand, the film’s take on progress in the »

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