85 posts categorized "Podcast"

July 19, 2018

WRONG REEL PODCAST — JOSEPH LOSEY — THE BLACKLIST, EXILE AND BEYOND

I took a break from LA GRANDE BOUFFE (THE BIG FEAST) to gear up for my pal James Hancock's WRONG REEL podcast to watch and discuss no fewer that 13 of Joseph Losey's films. I've been waiting 25 years to dig into Losey's movies, and the result is as complicated as I expected. Losey's collaborations with Bertolt Brecht, Harold Pinter, Dirk Bogard, Jane Fonda, and Isabelle Huppert combine to exemplify a film artist free of judgement for the flawed thing that is human nature. James and I scratch the surface in this nearly two-hour podcast. The thrill of Cinema lies in discovery. Joseph Losey's movies offer up a lot of sticky choices. 

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July 03, 2018

BILL SCURRY — WHORE

"I Don't Get It!" podcast co-host BILL SCURRY lifts a glass of ARROGANT BASTARD from STONE BREWING to discuss KEN RUSSELL'S kooky retort to PRETTY WOMAN. And no, Therese Russell is not related to Ken Russell. Fearless, irreverent, and badass. Yes. What did you expect? Bon appétit!

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June 29, 2018

BERNARD FEINSOD — THE SHAPE OF WATER

NYC filmmaker Bernard Feinsod chats with Cole about Guillermo Del Toro's THE SHAPE OF WATER over a can of STONE BREWING'S FEAR. MOVIE. LIONS DOUBLE IPA! Bon appétit!

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June 22, 2018

CHICO LEO — 30 DAYS OF NIGHT

Podcast personality Chico Leo brings David Slade's 30 DAYS OF NIGHT to THE BIG FEAST. We drink Sierra Nevada's TORPEDO IPA as men facing down a bunch of fearless vampires in the dead of an Alaskan blackout might do. Bon appétit!

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June 08, 2018

PHIL HOLT — FIRST REFORMED

Dramatist and LA GRANDE BOUFFE (THE BIG FEAST) regular Phil Holt returns to the podcast to discuss PAUL SCHRADER'S FIRST REFORMED over a glass of BUNKER'S BROWN ALE. Bon appétit!

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May 25, 2018

JAMES HANCOCK — DANGER DIABOLIK!

Wrong Reel Podcast co-host James Hancock joins the Feast to talk about Mario Bava's kooky anti-superhero love fest DANGER DIABOLIK with film critic Cole Smithey over a couple bottles of Bear Republic Racer 5. Bon appétit!

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May 18, 2018

NEIL COHEN — THE FRENCH CONNECTION / CHEIF ZABU

CHIEF ZABU co-writer & co-director Neil Cohen graces the BIG FEAST to talk about William Friedkin's THE FRENCH CONNECTION over a mid-day beer. Naturally, Neil brought along some show-and-tell stuff, including Luis Bunuel's drivers license and gun license! Bon appétit!

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May 04, 2018

MAI MASRI — THE THICK-WALLED ROOM

Palestinian filmmaker Mai Masri discusses Masaki Kobayashi's THE THICK-WALLED ROOM in the context of her own film 3000 NIGHTS, about a Palestinian woman who gives birth while imprisoned inside an Israeli jail. For the occasion we share FIFTH HAMMER'S QUEENS OF THE KETTLE Dry-Hopped Tart Ale. Bon appétit!

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April 13, 2018

1900 — BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI

SIERRA NEVADA'S BOUBLE BULLET DOUBLE IPA gave us the craft beer inspiration needed to dive into Cole's favorite film of all time, Bernardo Bertolucci's epic set in Parma, Italy. Donald Sutherland, Gerard Depardieu, Burt Lancaster, Robert De Niro, and Dominique Sanda contribute to this undeniable masterpiece.

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