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From the Norman Invasion to the War of Independence, the Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through the most fascinating stories in Ireland's past. Whether it’s the siege of Dublin in 1171 or gun battles in the 1920s, the podcast vividly recreates a sense of time and place. Each episode is meticulously researched creating character driven narratives that are engaging and accessible for all. Since the first episode was released back in 2010, the podcast has covered scores of fascin ...
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WHAT WENT WRONG

Sad Boom Media

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What Went Wrong covers Hollywood’s most notoriously disastrous movie productions, digging into the behind the scenes insanity of everything from massive flops to record breaking blockbusters. Each episode, hosts Lizzie Bassett and Chris Winterbauer dive into a new film to explore the mind blowing (and sometimes numbing) reasons why making a movie is nearly impossible (especially a good one). Produced by David Boman. JOIN OUR PATREON FOR 'WWW' BONUS CONTENT!
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🚨🚨🚨 ANNOUNCEMENTS 🚨🚨🚨 🗳️ Chinwag was nominated for a 2024 Webby as BEST SERIES, please vote here https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2024/podcasts/features/best-series (until April 18th)! 🎟️ New live taping alert!! CHINWAG is coming to Boston on Friday April 19th ➡ https://chinwagpod.fm/boston === ABOUT THE SHOW ====== chin-wag: to have a chat, a friendly conversation. Actor Paul Giamatti and Stephen Asma, author and philosopher, join forces for a freewheeling series of conversations ...
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Become a Paid Subscriber and get bonus podcasts: https://anchor.fm/nowplayingpodcast/subscribe Three playful movie reviewers break down a variety of film franchises by dedicating a podcast to every single sequel, reboot, and spin-off in a series. In-depth conversations cover production history, literary sources, gossip, merchandising, and personal opinion with humor and critical insight. No cinematic universe is too obscure or sacred! Over 1,200 reviews at http://nowplayingpodcast.com
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Forgotten Australia

Forgotten Australia

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Created by Michael Adams, author of The Murder Squad and Hanging Ned Kelly, Forgotten Australia delves deep into bloody crimes, dark histories, unsolved mysteries, eccentric personalities and bizarre happenings that are almost always stranger than fiction. Each episode brings to life people and events that were once known to everyone but are now barely remembered by anyone. Based on intensive original research, Forgotten Australia is crafted with a novelist’s eye for character and detail to ...
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History For Weirdos

Andrew & Stephanie

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A deep dive into the strange obscure and relentlessly entertaining portions of human history. Married couple and armchair historians, Stephanie & Andrew, discuss the often overlooked parts of humanity. Whether the subject is an obscure event that has confused historians for centuries or a historical figure that does not get enough credit, your hosts have you covered. New episodes available every Monday.
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Survive the Jive podcast is about history and ancient religions and folklore. Hosted by historian Thomas Rowsell who is also a documentary film maker, this podcast focuses mainly on Indo-European cultures and most specifically on Germanic/Norse paganism. The podcast takes a holistic approach to programming that informs, educates and improves us. It sometimes covers scientific topics but is mainly concerned with pre-Christian religions of Europe. Sometimes the podcasts are based on videos fro ...
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The MUBI Podcast is an audio documentary series about great cinema–how it happens and how it brings people together. Each season, host Rico Gagliano deep dives into a different facet of the film world, from history making cinemas to legendary needle drops. It has been twice named Best Arts or Entertainment Podcast in the L.A. Press Club’s 2022 and 2023 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. It was nominated for a 2022 Webby Award for Best Individual Podcast Episode - TV or Film, an ...
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Hard Knocks Film School

Chloe Hoover and Timothy Linville

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Welcome to Hard Knocks Film School. This podcast is based on an ambitious chronological film list created by your hosts, Chloe and Tim. Starting from the birth of the art form, we will attempt to understand and appreciate each film, hopefully learning some film history along the way. Opening music by Ian Mahoney-Hoover
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Monster Island Radio

Ben M R Hall & Graeme Meredith

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Tune into the Monster Island Radio podcast to hear Ben & Graeme talk about one of their favourite movie franchises, Godzilla! Every episode of this Godzilla Podcast is a discussion about each film from the Toho/World of Godzilla series and the Legendary MonsterVerse (and maybe a few other kaiju movies too)!
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Films(trips)

24 Panels Per Second

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From the ashes of 24 Panels Per Second comes Films(trips)! Join Andrew Kannegiesser and Dave Babbitt as they take a trip from one film to the next, providing insight (and maybe a few laughs) along the way!
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Welcome to Unsinkable: The Titanic Podcast, a comprehensive look at the ship, its crew + passengers, the art it has inspired, and the cultural history of its legacy (which is, of course, absolutely unsinkable). Hosted by historian L.A. Beadles, an absolute Titanic nerd.
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The Filmjoe Podcast is where we talk film and cover a lot of different subjects, like film genres, trends in film, spotlights on directors, maybe even some history. All in the spirit for the love and celebration of film. This is the Filmjoe Podcast...Where film talk Happens…..
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Liquor License

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Two friends traverse the world of film, sports, culture, history and hip hop in this comedy podcast. The handsome gents take you down their past, present and attempt to predict the future.
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Worst Foot Forward

Hosted by Ben Van der Velde and Barry McStay

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An encyclopaedia of heroic failure Join Ben Van der Velde, Barry McStay and their guests as they brandish their wooden spoons of destiny and celebrate the losers, heroic failures and spectacular mis-steps that pockmark human endeavour. If you ever want to feel better about your progress in life, take a listen and enjoy a lovely schadenfreude bubble bath. Music by Max Perryment (www.maxperryment.co.uk) Donate to us via Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/WorstFootForward
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Fun Fact

Arik Devens and Allen Pike

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Once a month, Arik Devens and Allen Pike take turns sharing fun facts. Practical, historical, technical, and trivial facts all deserve their fair shake.
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Listening to America

Listening to America

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Listening to America aims to “light out for the territories,” traveling less visited byways and taking time to see this immense, extraordinary country with fresh eyes while listening to the many voices of America’s past, present, and future. Led by noted historian and humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson, Listening to America travels the country’s less visited byways, from national parks and forests to historic sites to countless under-recognized rural and urban places. Through this exploration ...
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The History Podcast with Neil Oliver Season One: Neil Oliver's Love Letter to the British Isles Season Two: Neil Oliver's Love Letter to the World Be prepared to be swept away as Neil turns us all into Time Travellers! In this very personal series Neil takes us on an incredible journey through history - accessible, revealing and down-right mind blowing! Useful links: Neil Oliver Patreon Site – https://www.patreon.com/neiloliver Series Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/neiloliverlovelette ...
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Anime, kaiju, J-horror, exploitation, and everything in between—Japan has been producing some of the most interesting and creative movies for decades. In this show, author and Japanese film lecturer Perry Constantine and his guests will introduce you to the wide, wonderful, and sometimes weird world of Japanese films. We not only review, but also use these movies to provide some education on Japanese society, history, and culture.
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SIGN OFF

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A world on the brink. The ultimate what if. In this scripted podcast, tensions between the U.S. and Russia spiral out of control. Life on Earth hangs in the balance. Through the lens of two television broadcasts, listen to these chilling, unthinkable moments rendered in eerily believable detail. ‘SIGN OFF’ is a branded podcast from LA Times Studios paid for by Bleecker Street and LD Entertainment in support of the film ‘I.S.S.’ only in theaters January 19th.
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Since 1989, the National Film Registry has selected 25 films each year that are deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant". In each episode, Mike Natale (Yahoo!) and Tom Lorenzo (Men's Journal) bring on a special guest to take a look at one of the films from the registry, to get to the heart of why these films matter.
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An ECFS Productions Original Podcast: Cinema Spectator is a film history podcast that takes away the pretense that usually comes along with learning about film. Each week, we tackle a "classic" of film history but do these films actually hold up for a modern audience? Can they entertain someone who grew up on Spider-Man reboots and Jim Carrey movies, or will they forever be relics of a bygone era?
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Now in our fourth series, we're back and this time around we're talking 1980s films of all shapes and sizes. But not just that, we've got eps on 80s TV, and music videos and more! As ever our episodes include trademark features such as Recastarama (where we recast the film using current actors) and Who Am I (where we work out who we would be in the film). Lots of fun to be had. [Our 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s series are also available]
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Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood]

Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood]

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Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] is a comedic podcast that reviews films with leading actors of color and analyzes them in the context of race and Hollywood's diversity issues. Hosted by Jonathan Braylock, Jerah Milligan, and James III. BMCJ is an iTunes Editor's Choice podcast and has reached #2 on the iTunes Film/TV charts. BMCJ has also been covered by multiple websites including Huffington Post, Splitsider, Salon, The Daily Dot, and more.
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Wizard and the Bruiser

The Last Podcast Network

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Holden McNeely and Jake Young are your guides on a psychotropic journey into the secret origins of nerd culture. Fill your ears with education each week as the hosts tackle subjects from the worlds of comic books, video games, anime and film. Untold stories, bizarre facts and crazed deconstructions will fly at you at dangerous speeds, do not listen if you are pregnant or nursing. Make no mistake, this IS the sweatiest podcast in human history.
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Join Nicole (cinephemme) as she delves into what she loves to talk about most -- film! While season one focused on the search for her fifth favorite film director (with her entire top five being shaken up in the process), in SEASON TWO she is exploring one of the greatest years in film history: 1994.
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Libertines, Lotharios and Complete B******s. True stories of history's most badly behaved men and women. Join roguish host Simon Talbot as he uncovers the disreputable lives and fascinating times of historical hellraisers like Giacomo Casanova, Catherine the Great and Errol Flynn, along with a bawdy cast of colourful characters that you may not have heard of. Become a Lovable Rogue because everything is more fun in period costume.
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Friends on Film

Friends of River Oaks Theatre

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A new podcast from Friends of River Oaks Theatre (501(c)(3)) shining a new light on the world of film, the theatres that show them, and the artists and individuals who make it all possible. Each episode features lively discussions spanning the many areas of film, rooted in its history, present state, and future, highlighting local programming and festivals within Houston and the greater state of Texas.
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For Your Reconsideration

Rob Parker, James Stuart, Simon Lewis

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Join Nic Cage and JCVD enthusiasts Rob, Simon and James as they dig into a vault of underrated movies from yesteryear to see if they are rightly shunned to the bargain buckets of Asda, or whether they do indeed deserve reconsideration. To qualify the week's film must either be classed as Rotten on RottenTomatoes.com, or officially be a box office bomb. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried, a man Stephen King once called “a national treasure,” talks with the show business legends, icons and behind-the-scenes talents who shaped his childhood and influenced his comedy. Along with co-host and fellow pop culture fanatic Frank Santopadre, Gilbert is joined by comics, actors, musicians, talk show hosts, writers and other eyewitnesses to Hollywood history, including Bruce Dern, Chevy Chase, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Adam West, Steve Buscemi, Micky Dole ...
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A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policymakers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. Hosted by Kaiser Kuo.
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A chronological journey through the struggles, sacrifices, and successes of every animated feature film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Join your hosts, Andy, Hunter and Michael, in discussion and debate surrounding Disney's most (and least) beloved fairytales and adventures in the broader context of the Walt Disney Company and the animation studio's influence on pop culture.
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Myths in Movies

Erin and Sarah

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Join friends Erin and Sarah as they explore some of the best myths and legends featured in film and television. We’ll discover how those tall tales turned into legendary monsters or beloved heroes. When we're not covering monsters and things that go bump in the night, we'll analyze some of our favorite movies and discover their surprising links to mythology, ancient and modern alike. Join us!
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Thanks For Coming In

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Thanks For Coming In is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by actor/director Jillian Clare. Each episode features a new guest who shares their journey as an actor and one or two memorable audition stories.
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I don't know how to warn you I might get a little wibbly-bibbly in the wobbles during this one. Verklempt, if you will. Similar to the way I was on the CROW episodes processing the loss of Brandon Lee all over again. Ritchie was clearly a marvel and a unique talent in ways I didn't understand until now. To be a guitar hero and a hit songwriter and …
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Within the social sciences and the humanities, international research in Burma/Myanmar studies tends to lean toward political science and Buddhist studies, or what can be characterized as the “soldiers or monks” approach. The political situation within the country has restricted the access that foreign researchers have had to the country. It has al…
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Clay Jenkinson joins his friend Dennis McKenna in Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico to observe the solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Chaco Canyon dates to at least the ninth century CE, more than a thousand years ago, and somehow their skywatchers know how to observe equinoxes, solstices, and eclipses. What better place to see the solar eclipse…
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A million years of history, travelling across the British Isles & around the world, over 3 million downloads – the mind of an historian and why history matters right now! To help support this podcast & get exclusive content every week sign up to Neil Oliver at Patreon.com https://www.patreon.com/neiloliver Website https://www.neiloliver.com Shop - …
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British director Jeymes Samueals discusses his new film The Book of Clarence, a Biblical comedy about a down-on-his-luck young man who tries to escape from a debt by pretending to be a messiah like Christ. Sonali Bhattacharyya on her new play Liberation Square, which just opened at the Nottingham Playhouse and explores the lives of three young Musl…
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This week Holden and Jake cover an ancient battle that has raged on with an undying fire and dates back to an early birthing period of a long forgotten race of Humans known as "Zoomers". This week on Wizard and the Bruiser it's time to size up the home console titans, it's PlayStation vs Xbox BABY! Want even more WizBru? Support us on Patreon! Patr…
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In this spine-tingling episode of History For Weirdos, we’re diving deep into the dusty files of the Roswell incident, the UFO phenomenon that sparked an avalanche of conspiracy theories and stoked the fires of extraterrestrial enthusiasts for decades. Join Andrew as he peels back the layers of mystery surrounding the strange events of July 1947. F…
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Everyone loves gut-busting belly-laughs in a film. But sometimes, big laughs slow things down. There’s something to be said for films that amuse us for their duration. Join us for a conversation about a film that makes us smile from its first moment to its last: The Ladykillers, Alexander Mackendrick’s 1955 dark comedy starring Alec Guinness as the…
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‘The Crow’ set the mold for R-rated comic book adaptations, but it’s perhaps most famous for putting its enigmatic star Brandon Lee on the map… and taking him off it forever. Find out how the 1994 film was riddled with problems long before Lee’s untimely death, who else almost played Eric Draven, and the film’s surprising connection to ‘John Wick’.…
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GGACP celebrates the birthday of “Man of a Thousand Voices” Billy West (b. April 16) with this ENCORE presentation of Billy's first appearance back in 2014. In this episode, Billy West talks about his memorable work on “Ren & Stimpy,” Matt Groening’s “Futurama,” “Looney Tunes” cartoons and of course, “The Howard Stern Show,” where he won over liste…
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DONATE TO THE HARDEST GEEZER! Try and see our lips move on this week's episode as Angus Dunican returns to talk to us about the World's Worst Ventriloquist. From puppets on the beat to those who faced down the Nazis and lived to tell the tale, there's something for everyone in here. Assuming everyone has at least one type of creepy puppet they're k…
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How did Herbert Kopit become the most wanted man in Australia, trying to escape a massive tri-state murder manhunt while dressed as a woman? Part 3 will be released next week. But You can hear it now ad-free as a podcast supporter. Support Forgotten Australia: Apple - http://apple.co/forgottenaustralia Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/ForgottenAus…
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I'm joined by author Cathy Whitlock to talk about the subject of production design as chronicled in her gorgeous book Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction. Among the films discussed are Citizen Kane, Top Hat, Things to Come, The Wizard of Oz, Cleopatra, Lawrence of Arabia and You Only Live Twice, to name a few. A Bill&Debi Producti…
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From the theatre mask and masquerade to the masked criminal and the rise of facial recognition software, masks have long performed as an instrument for the protection and concealment of identity. Even as they conceal and protect, masks – as faces – are an extension of the self. At the same time, they are a part of material culture: what are masks m…
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Yes, it's finally here. The day we are talking the 1991 hit and fashion foundational film, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead. It's been a long time coming since this is my first official complete watch ( I know I'm ashamed, don't talk to me). Charles tells the story about how this is one of the building blocks of his film education, and for good…
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🎭👻👯‍♂️ The origin story of Paul and Justin Theroux’s friendship, formed 30 years ago while messing around backstage and onstage in a depressing Chekhov play. Justin’s memory is razor sharp and deep, and he shares the moment Paul first experienced fame after his breakout appearance as Pig Vomit in Howard Stern’s Private Parts. Also, theaters are spo…
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Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital (Amsterdam UP, 2023) is the first book-length study that investigates film archives at the intersection of institutional histories, early and silent film historiography, and archival curatorship. It examines three institutions at the forefront of experimentation with film exh…
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On this episode we take yet another trip to JCVD country for, Nowhere to Run (1993). Join us as we take in the great man’s Belgian buns, Michael Bay lookalikes and discover the origins of 90’s ‘woods smut.’ Got a movie you think deserves reconsideration? Give us a shout on Twitter @FYRFilmPod or if you like what you hear, please drop us a 5-Star re…
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(NOTE: We are almost at the end of the episodes where Dave's mic was a bit glitchy! Sorry in advance.) Andrew and Dave return to discuss ALIEN RESURRECTION, the fourth film in the Alien franchise. Next Episode: A career low for Al Pacino and about a dozen others. All music by Andrew Kannegiesser. Editing by Dave Babbitt…
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Back to Black is the Amy Winehouse biopic out this week and directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson. James is Percival Everett’s retelling of Mark Twain’s 1884 novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, narrated by the enslaved Jim.The Wallace collection spotlights Ranjit Singh, the Maharaja of the Sikh Empire and the treasure trove of weapons that kept him in p…
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This week on Sinica, a discussion of Netflix's adaptation of Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem (or more accurately, Remembrance of Earth's Past). Joining me to chat about the big-budget show is Cindy Yu, host of The Spectator’s “Chinese Whispers” podcast, one of the very best China-focused podcasts; and Christopher T. Fan, who teaches English, Asi…
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"I don't care what the scoreboard says at the end of the game, in my book we're gonna be winners!" For Episode 309, Brandon and David continue CineNation's series on the films of Gene Hackman. Listen as they discuss HOOSIERS, a film that was seen by some as a comeback for Hackman. Find out more about who the original choice for the lead character w…
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It's just after dawn on 2 April 1936 at Brisbane's Central Railway Station and as a porter enters a sleeping car on the overnight train from Bundaberg he discovers a slaughterhouse. Within minutes Queensland police will begin a desperate hunt for a maniac responsible for multiple murders. Parts 2 & 3 will be released next week. But you can hear the…
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This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are joined by writer and actor Rekha Shankhar (Digman, Grand Crew) to cover Monkey Man, screenplay by Dev Patel, Paul Angunawela, and John Collee, directed by Dev Patel, and starring Dev Patel, Sharlto Copley, Pitobash, Vipin Sharma, Sikandar Kher, and Adithi Kalkunte. Together, they cover the film's winding road to…
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GGACP celebrates the 50th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece "The Conversation" (originally opened April 7, 1972) by revisiting this mini-episode from 2015, as Gilbert praises the classic thriller he previously introduced on Turner Classic Movies. Also, Robert Duvall makes the scene, Harrison Ford makes a bold choice, Allen Garfield …
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Gina Su talks the joy of dubbing, her film "Autopilot", and shares a shocking story from a workshop! About Gina: Gina just launched her sci-fi fantasy short "Autopilot." The film follows a lone pilot on a homebound space vessel who finds herself trapped in a waking nightmare when her holographic "virtual companion" begins to defy his own programmin…
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Legendary filmmaker Wim Wenders returns to the show to tell host Rico Gagliano about his Cannes-winning, Oscar-nominated PERFECT DAYS—the story of a Tokyo toilet cleaner who finds joy in routine. They also get into a few of Wenders’s favorite things: Japan, travel, Nina Simone, and having time on his hands. PERFECT DAYS will stream exclusively on M…
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"The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, BUT ABOVE ALL... THE SUSPENSE!" David Bluvband (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Chris Gethard Show) joins the show once more, this time to tackle the one and only film directed by the legendary Charles Laughton, 1955's The Night of the Hunter. Hosts: Michael Natale Twitter Letterboxd Tom Lor…
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In this episode, we're taking a look at the new EXPLORE act, passed by the US House of Representatives and on its way to the Senate, that will establish new bike trails, new accessible trails, ease concessionaire permitting in National Parks, and more, along with revamping the rules that pretty much shut down filming videos in national parks over t…
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Anna May Wong was an international star who appeared in some of Hollywood’s biggest movies in a career that spanned from the silent films of the 1920s, through the advent of talkies in the 30s, to television in the 1950s, despite all the obstacles in her path. A new biography, Not Your China Doll, examines how against all the odds Anna May Wong fou…
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Leeds-based film journalist and podcaster Amber T. (@hornbloodfire) joins for a double feature discussion of bad vibes connoisseur Kiyoshi Kurosawa's V-Cinema revenge thrillers 'Serpent's Path' and 'Eyes of the Spider'. Written in collaboration with 'Ringu' screenwriter Hiroshi Takahashi and directed back-to-back within an incredibly short producti…
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Want access to this episode and others early? Join our Patreon Community ➡️https://www.patreon.com/ClosetedHistoryIn this conversation, Destiny and Thomas discuss the movie 'The Imitation Game' and its portrayal of Alan Turing and Joan Clarke. They both express their disappointment with the film, highlighting its historical inaccuracies and problem…
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🧘🏻‍♂️🧘🏻‍♂️🧘🏻‍♂️ Paul and Stephen are joined by Paul’s old friend, perpetually youthful actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux. Learn all you ever wanted to know about the Oakwoods temporary housing in LA from former inhabitants Paul and Justin. Then rattlesnakes in Runyon Canyon, coyotes in Central Park, and how the Lindbergh kidnapping made pitbull…
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Season 03 -Episode - 01– A bunny, and a McAlien! Sequels are an absolute in the landscape of the cinematic world. Love the or hate them, they are here to stay. At times they fall way short of the original, then there are those rare times they supersede the first one. Then there are the sequels that never were! Films that for one reason or another, …
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The camera never lies or does it? In this episode, I take a trip to the National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar, Dublin. Joining me is the archivist, Nora Thornton. Nora not only leads you through the history of photography from its earliest days but also delves into the murky history of image manipulation. It's much older than modern photoshop…
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Road Kill Bill David Carradine risks life and limb to become the most celebrated driver of Death Race 2000. But does this automotive Frankenstein actually score more points with peace-loving rebels once he starts mowing down the folks responsible for this freeway carnage and avoids hitting women and children crossing the post-apocalyptic streets? A…
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Nathan Hill talks about his new novel Wellness, the follow-up to his acclaimed debut The Nix. Maggie Rogers, the singer-songwriter whose career was launched by a student performance for Pharrell Williams that went viral, talks about her latest album Don't Forget Me. Romesh Gunasekera discusses the novels on the International Booker Prize Shortlist,…
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The gang discuss Tarantino's bloody action-revenge movies Kill Bill: Volume 1 & 2. Is the over-the-top violence still fun, or do these movies overstay their welcome at a run time of over 4 hours total? Cinema Spectator is a movie podcast hosted by Isaac Ransom and Cameron Tuttle, with frequent appearances from film expert Juzo Greenwood. The show i…
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Marking a moment in history when the world turned on its axis and was changed forever, the First World War directly affected millions of people and we are still living with its repercussions today. To help support this podcast & get exclusive content every week sign up to Neil Oliver at Patreon.com https://www.patreon.com/neiloliver Website https:/…
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In this special edition program, Listening to America records in front of a live audience at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva, Oklahoma. Clay Jenkinson and Professor of Political Science Dr. Aaron Mason focus their conversation on Thomas Jefferson and his influence on the American West. Dr. Mason is also co-executive director of the N…
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Artist Yinka Shonibare talks about his new exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, which explores the legacy of Imperialism. Guitarist Sean Shibe performs early Scottish lute music and previews a new classical guitar concerto live in the Front Row studio. And film experts Stephen McConnachie and Inés Toharia explain how fast changing technology and d…
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Hampton has been on the podcast before and if you haven't yet found his books of narrative history I urge you to seek them out. Absolutely thrilling stories but told with real historical skill. Today we talked about Captain Cook's last voyage which ended in 1779. Hampton's book is called The Wide Wide Sea and he pays attention to all parts of the s…
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This week Holden and Jake dawn their deep sea diving suits and risk dying of the bends as they are joined by renowned Snorkspert and Snorkstorian Henry Zebrowski for a deep Snrorkious journey into the Snorky depths of the Snorktackular Snorklanric Ocean of Snorkery as they Snork the SNORKS. Want even more WizBru? Support us on Patreon! Patreon.com/…
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In 1965, Bob Dylan teased the squares by stating, “Something is happening but you don’t know what it is.” The same could be said for childhood and Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) is a film that takes childhood seriously—as opposed to the way it is usually portrayed in big-budget, effects-laden films. Join us for a conversation about a film sometimes compare…
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We're kicking off Paranormal April with an episode dedicated to one of the most haunted buildings in North America: The Waverly Hills Sanatorium. Nestled atop a secluded hill in Kentucky, this monumental structure once served as a beacon of hope for tuberculosis patients during the early 20th century. Through a blend of historical insights and capt…
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GGACP celebrates April's National Humor Month by featuring this ENCORE of a memorable 2020 interview with comedian, actor and master impressionist John Byner. In this episode, John shares anecdotes about James Cagney, Jerry Lewis, Groucho Marx, Ed Sullivan and Jackie Vernon (to name a few) and talks about his engrossing memoir “Five Minutes Mr Byne…
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