Sat, 28 April 2012
Record Date: April 18, 2012, 10:27 PM
00:30:37 - SPOILERS BEGIN HERE!
The following artists can be heard in this episode:
The Cramps, Oingo Boingo, Say Hi To Your Mom, Eels, The Naked & Famous, The National, Christian Henson & Dot Allison, John Carpenter, David Julyan, Bernard Herrmann, Christophe Beck, Tangerine Dream, Joseph LoDuca, Christopher Young, Danny Elfman, James Horner, Ennio Morricone, Philip Glass, Marco Beltrami, John Debney, Bruce Broughton and Charles Bernstein.
Wed, 18 April 2012
Subject: Rear Window (1954)
Record Date: March 16, 2012, 09:03 PM
Plot Summary: A broken leg confines a photographer to his apartment, with nothing to do but watch the courtyard and other apartments from his window. All seems fine and mundane at first, until he begins to suspect one of his neighbors of cold-blooded murder.
Note: Taking a look at a beloved classic, Tysto returns to the podcast for a commentary on one of Alfred Hitchcock's masterworks of suspense, "Rear Window". We discuss minimalist storytelling, economy of information, relationship politic of the 1950s' versus today, voyeurism and building a great mystery. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.
Wed, 11 April 2012
Subject: The Fast and The Furious (2001)
Record Date: March 25, 2012, 12:32 AM
Plot Summary: A young cop goes undercover in the high stakes world of illegal street racing, in an effort to bring down the mastermind behind a city-wide highjacking ring.
Note: Alex returns for more car-related commentary and brings Matt Vayda with him. The three of us share our thoughts on the Fast and the Furious franchise. We discuss the car fetish subculture, the cast and crew involved in this series and the order in which one should watch them. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the movie on your DVD.
Sun, 1 April 2012
Subject: April Fool's Day (1986)
Record Date: March 25, 2012, 08:41 PM
Plot Summary: A group of nine college students, staying at a friend's remote, island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's day weekend.
Note: In celebration of the podcast's six year anniversary, Crave Online's film channel editor, William Bibbiani returns to discuss the unique, 80s' slasher cult classic, April Fool's Day starring Deborah Foreman. We talk about pulling pranks, twisting the conventions of the genre and William coins the term, "Sleepover Horror". Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.