4/20/2010

All Movie Talk, Special #7

Posted in Episodes at 5:00 am by Sam

This episode is Part 2 of our 2009 retrospective. In this second half, we look at the best and worst films of the year.

Show contents:

  • Top 6: Worst of 2009
  • Top 6: Best of 2009
  • Remembering Natasha Richardson, Dom DeLuise, David Carradine, and John Hughes

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4/13/2010

All Movie Talk, Special #6

Posted in Episodes at 5:00 am by Sam

This episode is Part 1 of our 2009 retrospective. In this first half, we recap the 2008 Oscars (which took place in 2009) and then talk about an assortment of noteworthy 2009 films.

Show contents:

  • LOLCATZ!!!!!!11
  • 2008 Oscars:
    • Slumdog Millionaire
    • WALL*E
    • The Dark Knight
    • The Reader
    • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Early 2009:
    • Watchmen
    • Taken
  • Summer 2009:
    • Unusually Noisy: G.I. Joe, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012
    • Other Action Movies: The Taking of Pelham 123, Wolverine, Terminator Salvation, Star Trek
    • Chick Flicks: The Proposal, Confessions of a Shopaholic, The Time Traveler’s Wife
    • The Hangover
    • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
    • Animated Movies: Up, Ponyo, and more.
    • Drag Me To Hell
    • The Hurt Locker
  • Fall/Winter 2009:
    • The Lovely Bones
    • Sherlock Holmes
    • Invictus
    • Where the Wild Things Are
    • A Serious Man

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3/2/2010

All Movie Talk, Special #5

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Show contents:

  • Trivia Question: Mel Brooks and David Lynch
  • Industry Trend: Film Presentation and Restoration
  • Film Spotlight: Avatar
  • Closing: Trivia Answer, Preview of the Next Episode

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2/2/2010

All Movie Talk, Special #4

Posted in Episodes at 9:19 pm by Sam

This episode is All TV Talk, as we recap the history of television, as it relates to the movie industry, and talk about how cinematic it’s become in the last few years.

Show contents:

  • The Early Days of Television
  • Competing With Movies
  • I Love Lucy
  • The Three Camera Setup
  • The Stigma of Working On Television
  • Art On Television Abroad: Scenes From a Marriage, Fanny and Alexander, The Decalogue.
  • Film Directors Who Started Their Careers In Television: Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet, Robert Altman.
  • Forerunners of Serialized Storytelling On Television: The Fugitive, The Prisoner, Twin Peaks, The X-Files, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  • The Sopranos
  • The Wire
  • Why Television Had To Change
  • 24
  • House
  • Mad Men
  • Dexter
  • Lost

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1/5/2010

All Movie Talk, Special #3

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This episode’s theme is “no theme.” We talk about a wide variety of topics, freely changing the course of our conversation without notice.

Show contents:

  • The Room (follow-up to the discussion from Special #1)
  • The Children of MST3K: RiffTrax, Cinematic Titanic, and The Film Crew
  • High and Low (1963)
  • Horror In 2009: Saw VI and Paranormal Activity
  • Scenes From a Marriage (1973)
  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut
  • Metropolis: Lost and Found
  • The Warner Archive Project
  • Blu-Ray and Digital Downloads
  • Remaking “Blood Simple”
  • The Coens: Great American Filmmakers
  • Renaissance (2006)
  • Sin City (2005) and The Spirit (2008)

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12/1/2009

All Movie Talk, Special #2

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In this episode, we try to help movie fans broaden their horizons by recommending good first forays into classic and foreign films.

Show contents:

  • Top 6: Accessible Older Movies
  • Top 6: Accessible Foreign Films
  • Top 6: Foreign Films You Don’t Want To Start With

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10/27/2009

All Movie Talk, Special #1

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We’re back, with a new full-length reunion episode of All Movie Talk! The format is a little different this time: a single long, free-form discussion of key movies released since our finale episode aired over two years ago.

Show contents:

  • Movies released since the weekly run of the show ended:
    • No Country For Old Men
    • Burn After Reading
    • Gone Baby Gone
    • There Will Be Blood
    • The Lives of Others
    • The Dark Knight
    • WALL*E
    • Quantum of Solace
    • The Happening
    • Inglourious Basterds
    • The Room
  • The new crazy European action genre.

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9/25/2007

All Movie Talk, Episode 52

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Show contents, with start times:

  • Director Spotlight: Jacques Tati (2:00)
  • Trivia Question: Sequential Madness (15:24)
  • Film Style Spotlight: Modern Westerns (16:28)
  • Series Spotlight: Inspector Clouseau (33:01)
  • Top 6: Movies About Theater Or Television (52:46)
  • How To: Be the Underdog (76:31)
  • Closing: Trivia Answer, Farewell (87:03)

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9/18/2007

All Movie Talk, Episode 51

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Show contents, with start times:

  • Film Style Spotlight: Classic Westerns (2:49)
  • Trivia Question: The Terror of Tiny Town (18:42)
  • Film Buff’s Dictionary: Cinematographer / Director of Photography (19:14)
  • Top 6: Performances By Directors (24:46)
  • Director Spotlight: Howard Hawks (49:57)
  • Closing: Trivia Answer, Preview of Next Week (66:14)

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9/11/2007

All Movie Talk, Episode 50

Posted in Episodes at 5:00 am by Sam

Show contents, with start times:

  • Film Buff’s Dictionary: Weird Movie Jobs: Gaffer, Grip, Best Boy, Script Girl (2:05)
  • Trivia Question: My Darling Clementine (7:29)
  • Fact Or Fiction: The Idiosyncrasies of Fame (8:45)
  • Top 6: Movie Trailers (15:31)
  • Director Spotlight: Preston Sturges (40:13)
  • Closing: Trivia Answer, Preview of Next Week (62:13)

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