Episode 18: The Danse Macabre

“The point is that filmmaking is a collaborative effort; it isn’t about imposing your vision on other people. It’s about the talking, you know?”

Luca Guadagnino

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Amazing Grace & They Shall Not Grow Old. The Feature Films: Suspiria(2018), The Other Side of the Wind, They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, and Widows.

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The Other Side of the Wind on Netflix

They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead on Netflix

Suspiria(2018) and Widows are available to rent from multiple sources.

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Episode 17: Now We Live

In tragedy, it’s hard to find a good resolution; it’s not black and white: it’s a big fog of gray.

Paul Dano

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Shoplifters & True Detective S3. The Feature Films: Wildlife, All About Nina, and Outlaw King. Then we recap The Deuce Episodes 7-9.

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Wildlife on Showtime and Showtime Anytime

All About Nina on Netflix

Outlaw King on Netflix

The Deuce on HBO GO and HBO NOW

Episode 16: The Age of Innocence

Just by my home is an entrance to the sewers they used in the Warsaw uprising. I grew up knowing people died down there. Warsaw was once a battlegroud; then it became a morgue. It’s a city littered with ghosts. And that never left me.

Pawel Pawlikowski

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Wildlife & All About Nina. The Feature Films: Cold War, Beautiful Boy, Mid90s, Bohemian Rhapsody and HBO’s The Deuce Episodes 5&6.

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Cold War on Amazon Prime

Beautiful Boy on Amazon Prime

The Deuce on HBO GO and HBO NOW

Mid90s and Bohemian Rhapsody are available to rent from multiple sources.

Episode 15: The West Was Red

It’s an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul.

Robert Redford

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Outlaw King & The House That Jack Built, as well as the Feature Films: The Sisters Brothers, Ordinary People, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Old Man & the Gun, and HBO’s The Deuce (Episodes 3&4).

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The Sisters Brothers on Hulu

Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid on Cinemax/MaxGO

The Deuce on HBO GO and HBO NOW

Ordinary People and The Old Man & the Gun are available to rent from multiple sources.

Episode 14: Doc Talk

Of course I make mistakes. I’m human. If I didn’t make mistakes, I’d never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.

Alexander McQueen

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael & John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection, then we dig into the Documentaries: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, Gaga: Five Foot Two, McQueen, Kedi, and Minding the Gap.

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story on Netflix

Gaga: Five Foot Two on Netflix

McQueen on Kanopy

Kedi on Kanopy

Minding the Gap on Hulu

Most of these titles are additionally available to rent from multiple sources.

Episode 13: Raison D’être

Create your world around your work. Create your work around your life. Let other people help you shape it.

James Franco

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Destroyer & In Fabric, as well as the Feature Films: Streamer, Apostle, The Night of the Living Dead, Halloween(1978), Halloween(2018), and HBO’s The Deuce.

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Apostle on Netflix

Night of the Living Dead on Tubi and Starz

The Deuce on HBO

Halloween(1978) and Halloween(2018) are available to rent from multiple sources. Streamer is still seeking distribution, feel free to click HERE to visit Jared Bratt’s website for his debut film Streamer.

Episode 12: Away We Go

“I love the idea of using film language similarly to how musicians use music – combining images and sounds in a way that they create an emotional effect.”

Damien Chazelle

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of High Life & At Eternity’s Gate, as well as the Feature Films: The Cabin in the Woods, Bad Times at the El Royale, The Right Stuff, First Man, and the Amazon Series Forever, followed by What’s on Tap for next week.

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Forever on Amazon Prime

The Cabin in the Woods, Bad Times at the El Royale, The Right Stuff, and First Man are available to rent from multiple sources.

Episode 11: Moving On

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People chime in throughout the movie about the various boxes they want to compartmentalize behavior into so that their intellect can make sense of things, but what they know is just a construct, and it means “no more or less than… wind blowing.” Those boxes are just something we use to navigate the world, but other animals and other humans might not. -Jeremy Saulnier

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Her Smell & Cold War, as well as the Feature Films: A Room with a View, Colette, Crazy Heart, A Star Is Born 2018, Hold the Dark, Venom, A Prayer Before Dawn, and wrap up the Limited Series Maniac, followed by Consensus Ratings and What’s on Tap for next week.

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Hold the Dark on Netflix

Venom on Starz

Maniac on Netflix

A Room with a View, Colette, Crazy Heart, A Star Is Born (2018), and A Prayer Before Dawn are all available to rent from multiple sources.

Episode 10: Getting Medicated

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I like characters that make choices and try to drive their own fate. – Cary Joji Fukunaga

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Beautiful Boy & Under the Silver Lake, as well as the Feature Films: Madeline’s Madeline, Sin City, Lizzie, and the Limited Series Maniac, followed by our Consensus Ratings and What’s on Tap for next week.

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Maniac on Netflix

Sin City on Starz

Madeline’s Madeline and Lizzie are available to rent from multiple sources.

Episode 9: Phantasmagoria

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“I’m too neurotic to ever feel good. If I ever felt good, I think something horrible would happen.” -Panos Cosmatos

This week on the Podcast we discuss: First Impressions of Roma & The Other Side of the Wind, as well as the feature films What Keeps You Alive, Let the Corpses Tan, The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears, Beyond the Black Rainbow, Mandy, and American Horror Story: Apocalypse.

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