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Cinematic Doctrine
Tickled - Grippingly Awkward, Absurdly Silly, Excellent

Cinematic Doctrine

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 92:47


PATREON MOVIE DISCUSSION:  This movie was selected by our Patreon Supporters over at the Cinematic Doctrine Patreon. Support as little as $3 a month and have your voice heard! In this episode you'll hear us discuss one of the single-most bizarre stories to come from the documentary world. Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon the strange world of Competitive Endurance Tickling. What ensues is a long-stretching borderline "true-crime" drama of Jane O'brien Media. Topics: (PATREON EXCLUSIVE) 48-minutes talking about the latest Vince McMahon controversies, plus other oddities of his personality. (PATREON EXCLUSIVE) This month's curated Patreon Poll was built around "shocking movies". The idea being movies that are contextually shocking, not necessarily filled with shocking material. Tickled, as an experience, triggers everything: disgust, surprise, laughter, mockery, heartbreak, excitement, intrigue. It's the full package. Detailing caveats to engaging this movie, because there's no getting around it; the tickling is fetishistic. Beginning the long, twisted adventure of explaining Tickled from start to finish. Competitive Endurance Tickling... except they never explain how to win? How much would they have to pay Melvin to do one of these videos? Detailing how Jane O'Brien Media manipulated and harassed talent that merely said 'no'.Discussing the cultural strangeness of the West which dictates that men cannot be physical by any means without putting their sexuality in question, despite it being typical in other countries for comfortably heterosexual men to hold hands or be physically closer to one another.Getting into the subsequent 20-minute short-doc The Tickle King which details continued interventions from Jane O'Brien Media during the events of Tickled's festival and limited theater run, including a damning final confrontation.The final tragic nail in the coffin of the Tickled saga.Discussing the potential availabilities of certain sexual fetishes, regarding they adhere appropriately to biblical sexuality (basking in one another's beauty, other-oriented satisfactory experiences, and honoring each other's image-bearing nature).Recommendations: The Wolfpack (Documentary)Welcome to Leith (Documentary) The Drama of Scripture, Second EditionSupport on Patreon for Unique Perks! Early access to uncut episodes Vote on a movie/show we review Social Links: TikTok Twitter Website Facebook Group **STRANGER THINGS TWITTER GIVEAWAY** We're giving away 3 VHS-themed copies of Stranger Things Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD! Did we mention it comes with an exclusive poster? To enter, follow @CineDoctrine, and be sure to Like & Retweet the pinned Giveaway post! Giveaway ends July 8th!Support the show

deepredradio
Dinner in America

deepredradio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 27:31


Story: Simon ist ein Aggro-Rebell mit Fluppe unterm Schnauzer, der sich als Medikamententester über Wasser hält. Patty ist eine gemobbte Einzelgängerin in fiesen Leggings und die schlechteste Tänzerin und Basketballspielerin, die man sichvorstellen kann. Simon und Patty treffen aufeinander, als der Gelegenheitspyromane mal wieder auf der Flucht vor der Polizei ist, und begeben sich auf eine unglaubliche Reise durch ihre skurrile Nachbarschaft im American Midwest. Und finden dabei heraus, dass sie nicht nur die Liebe zum Punkrock gemeinsam haben!

OUTTAKE VOICES™ (Interviews)
LGBTQ Filmmakers, Honorees & Allies

OUTTAKE VOICES™ (Interviews)

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 19:14


Veteran filmmakers, honorees and activists Dale Dickie, Jean Carlomusto, Esther Newton and Jay Critchley talk with  Emmy Winner Charlotte Robinson host of OUTTAKE VOICES™ at the 24th annual Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) press luncheon that took place at Lands End Inn Provincetown, Massachusetts. First we spoke with actress Dale Dickie who was being honored with PIFF's 2022 Excellence in Acting Award. Dale is a superbly talented veteran of film, television and the theater with over 60 film credits. Dale talked about her leading role in the feature film “A Love Song” that premiered at Sundance and won the John Schlesinger Narrative Award at PIFF. “A Love Song” is about two childhood sweethearts Faye (Dale Dickie) and Lito (Wes Studi) now both widowed who share a night by a lake in the mountains. Reuniting after 40 years the pair share childhood memories make small talk and shelter together from loneliness. Dale a fierce LGBTQ ally also addressed our LGBTQ issues and her own survival in the entertainment industry. Then we chatted with director Jean Carlomusto a filmmaker, activist and interactive media artist whose film “Esther Newton Made Me Gay” made its North American Premiere at the festival and won the Warner Bros. Discovery Audience Award / Best Documentary Feature at PIFF. She was joined by the subject of her film anthropologist and author Esther Newton who throughout her career has questioned and challenged the status quo on gender, sexuality and anthropological methods. Her work has inspired generations of scholars to pursue research in what would eventually become the field of LGBTQ and Gender Studies. Esther talked about her work and what she hopes the film will accomplish and then gave us her spin on our LGBTQ issues. We concluded our montage with Jay Critchley a visual, conceptual and performance artist whose work and environmental activism has traversed the globe. Jay was honored in 2017 for his commitment to PIFF and to Provincetown. Jay's 2022 PIFF short film selection “Cheeky: Not For Tea Dance” edited by Vanessa Vartabedian can be viewed virtually at PIFF now through June 26th.   The Provincetown Film Society (PFS), which began as the Provincetown International Film Festival in 1999 is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to showcasing new achievements in independent film and honoring the work of emerging as well as acclaimed directors, producers and actors. Their mission is articulated through three primary activities: the annual Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF), their year-round theater operation of the Water's Edge Cinema and the Gabrielle A. Hanna Provincetown Film Institute for film and media artist residencies and conferences. As a substantial contributor to the economic and creative vitality of America's oldest art colony PFS is dedicated to becoming a sustainable year-round cultural organization that brings film education, genre-specific festivals and cultural partnerships to the outer Cape.    For More Info…   LISTEN: 600+ LGBTQ Chats @OUTTAKE VOICES

Texas History Lessons
Daily Dose of Texas History - June 27, 1874 - The Second Battle of Adobe Walls

Texas History Lessons

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 14:29


In 1874 a group of buffalo hunters were camped about a mile from the site of where representatives of the trading firm of Bent, St. Vrain and Company had established a trading post in the 1840s.  Ten years later the encamped buffalo hunters, hide men and merchants fought the Second Battle of Adobe Walls on June 27, 1874. The hide hunters had built a number of log buildings and surrounded it with an eight foot high corral fence made from cottonwood tree trunks that they had harvested from nearby creeks. They had two stores, a blacksmith shop, and a saloon. The location served as a place for the buffalo hunters to sell their hides and stock up with supplies. The Plains tribes were not happy with the situation. The Adobe Walls camp violated the terms of the Medicine Lodge Treaty. A young Comanche prophet named Isa-tai called for the People to gather for a Sun Dance where he called for vengeance. He claimed they would be invulnerable to the bullets of the hunters. Quanah Parker and hundreds of others answered the call. Near dawn most of the hunters were trying to repair a ridgepole in Hnrahan's saloon when the Comanches, Kiowas, and Cheyennes led by Quanah Parker and Isa-tai attacked. There were twenty-eight men, including Bat Masterson and Billy Dixon and one woman, Hannah Olds who worked as a cook, in the camp. When the attack began they sought protection of cover in Jim Hanrahan's Saloon. Myers and Leonard's Store and Wright's Store They lost two men in the first attack, two teamster brothers that had been sleeping outside in their wagon.  The attackers also killed a Newfoundland dog. All three were scalped. The attacks continued until about noon, killing another man. A fourth defender accidentally killed himself by the discharge of his own gun. The attackers then set siege for about four or five days. They did not launch anymore attacks but set siege for about four or five days. It must have been a grim and tense period of time. It was on the second day that Willie Dixon made his famous shot. A group of fifteen to twenty Cheyennes appeared on a high mesa overlooking the post and from a distance of seven-eighths of a mile away Dixon fired, shooting one of the warriors off of his horse with his Sharps rifle. He hit the ground before the sound of the shot reached the group. Dixon himself must have been amazed. Word spread and other buffalo hunters came to the rescue. By the fifth day, when the Plains attackers withdrew from the fight, there were more than 100 defenders at Adobe Walls. The warriors had lost about thirty men, not being invulnerable to the bullets. Quanah himself was wounded and Isa-Tai had his horse shot out from under him. The defenders decorated the corral with twelve Plains warriors heads. Not long after the Second Battle of Adobe Walls, the United States military launched the Red River War of 1874 to 1875, which led to the Plains tribes settling on the reservations near Fort Sill in Indian Territory.  The Texas History Lessons Theme song, Walking Through History, was written and recorded by Derrick McClendon. Listen to his new album, Interstate Daydreamer! Available everywhere you find good music. Thank you Derrick! Twitter: @dmclendonmusic The song at the end of the episode is Kade Anson's Pawnshop Past Palestine. If you are enjoying Texas History Lessons, consider buying me a cup of coffee by clicking here! Help make Texas History Lessons by supporting it on Patreon. And a special thanks to everyone that already does. Website: texashistorylessons.com email: texashistorylessons@gmail.com Twitter: @TexasHistoryL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Conspirators Podcast
Ep. 183 - The Outlaw Trail

The Conspirators Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 32:27


In 1908, news broke that the legendary outlaws known as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were gunned down in a shootout in Bolivia. But is that what really happened? Almost as soon as the gunsmoke cleared, rumors began to spread that Butch and Sundance might have survived, and lived on for years after. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theconspiratorspodcast Notes: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/butch/ https://www.amazon.com/Butch-Cassidy-Story-American-Outlaw/dp/1501117483/ref=asc_df_1501117483/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=509234950067&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10024823998848774111&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9016906&hvtargid=pla-923944284217&psc=1 https://www.biography.com/news/butch-cassidy-sundance-kid-real-story https://www.grunge.com/180040/the-truth-about-butch-cassidys-death/ https://www.history.com/news/the-mysterious-deaths-of-butch-cassidy-and-the-sundance-kid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butch_Cassidy

The Writers' Hangout
PAGE Awards Judges Reveal How They Evaluate Your Script: Part Three

The Writers' Hangout

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 32:23


Two more PAGE Awards Judges, David Portlock, and John Evans continue our conversation on how they evaluate your screenplay. These two Judges drop a lot of helpful info in this interview. ✰ David Portlock has worked as a script reader for United Talent Agency and currently works for Bassett Vance Productions. Over the past 15 years, David has consulted and assisted dozens of writers in the development of their films. Also a screenwriter himself, David wrote and directed a feature film that was picked up by HBO, Cinemax, and Starz, a short film that premiered at Sundance, and a horror script that topped the Bloodlist. As a PAGE judge, David evaluates screenplays in the Science Fiction, Thriller/Horror, Comedy, and Drama categories.✰ John Evans received his MFA in Screenwriting from Boston University, and since moving to LA he has worked in the development departments at ABC Studios, The Donners Company, Kopelson Entertainment, and AEI. John has also taught writing at the college level, authored six educational books, and worked as a copywriter and editor for several film distribution companies.  John is the editor of our PAGE Awards ezine, and as a contest judge, he primarily reads Thriller/Horror scripts and TV Drama Pilots.

In The Seats with...
Episode 388: In The Seats With...Cooper Raiff and 'Cha Cha Real Smooth'

In The Seats with...

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 12:44


Love is rarely pretty but it is always honest...On this episode we have the unique pleasure of sitting down with the writer/director/star of Cha Cha Real Smooth; Cooper Raiff.Fresh out of college and without a clear life path going forward, 22-year-old Andrew (Cooper Raiff) is stuck back at home with his family in New Jersey. But if there's one thing that belongs on his nonexistent résumé, it's how to get a party started, which lands him the perfect job of motivational dancing at the bar and bat mitzvahs for his younger brother's classmates. When Andrew befriends a local mom, Domino (Dakota Johnson), and her daughter, Lola (Vanessa Burghardt), he finally discovers a future he wants — even if it might not be his own.This film is simply a fantastic representation of family, love and the things we we're willing to do for it all no matter how long it lasts.After winning the dramatic audience award at this past Sundance Film Festival it is now the perfect film to curl up with and watch on Apple TV+.  No matter who you are and where you come from this movie will hit you right in the sweet spot which is what good story telling is just supposed to do.We had the pleasure of sitting down with Cooper to ask about the origins of the film, giving honest representations on screen, what got him into this business and so very much more...Cha Cha Real Smooth is streaming now on Apple+.

Piecing It Together Podcast
Cha Cha Real Smooth (Featuring Daniel Howat)

Piecing It Together Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 35:58


On the 247th episode of Piecing It Together, Daniel Howat returns to the podcast to talk about Sundance favorite and sure to be crowd pleaser Cha Cha Real Smooth. The second film from Cooper Raiff, writer/director of 2020's Shithouse, it's available now on Apple TV+. Puzzle pieces include The Wedding Singer, The Graduate and Lost In Translation.

PopaHALLics
PopaHALLics #78 "Both Sides Now"

PopaHALLics

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 27:46


PopaHALLics #78 "Both Sides Now"Steve and Kate review two new movies which look at love from both sides now—at different ages, anyway: The messy 20s (Cooper Raiff's "Cha Cha Real Smooth") and the adventurous 60s ("Good Luck to You, Leo Grande," starring Emma Thompson).  We also discuss sitcom "Rutherford Falls," Harry Style's latest record, and several spooky books.Streaming:"Cha Cha Real Smooth," theaters and Apple TV.  In this Sundance favorite written, directed by and starring Raiff, 25, a college grad tries to figure out adulthood while beginning a friendship with a young mom (Dakota Johnson) and her autistic daughter."Good Luck to You, Leo Grande," Hulu.  In this female-written and -directed gem, Thompson plays a retired widow who hires a sex worker (Daryl McCormack) to experience pleasurable sex for the first time in her life."Rutherford Falls," Peacock. The relationship of life-long friends is tested when a desire to preserve white history in a small town clashes with indigenous interests. Ed Helms and Michael Schur ("Parks and Recreation", "The Good Place") helped create this sitcom, which has Native Americans on both sides of the camera."Peaky Blinders," Netflix and BBC. The saga of Irish gangsters in Birmingham, England, returns for its sixth and final season.Books:"Girl in the Walls," by A.J. Gnuse.  A young orphan lives in the hidden spaces of her former family home in this gripping coming-of-age story."The  Residence," by Andrew Pyper. In this chilling horror novel inspired by real  people and events, a First Lady holds a seance to try to contact her dead son ... and invites a demon into the White House."The Demonologist," by Andrew Pyper. An academic expert on "Paradise Lost" races against the clock to get his daughter back from The Other Side in this horror thriller.Music:"Harry's House." Kate says Harry Styles "Is messing around, in a good way" on this new release, a departure from his recent retro rock. Hear it here.

CineNation
219 - Jeremiah Johnson

CineNation

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 108:10


"His name was Jeremiah Johnson, and they say he wanted to be a mountain man." For Episode 219, Brandon is joined by Hunter Barcroft to talk about the 1972 Frontier Western, Jeremiah Johnson. Listen as they discuss the film's troubled production and how it became a box office success.  Contact Us: Facebook: @cinenation Instagram: @cinenationpodcast Twitter: @CineNationPod Medium: CineNation E-mail: cinenationpodcast@gmail.com

Inside Mental Health: A Psych Central Podcast
Microdosing with Netflix and FX Star Theo Rossi

Inside Mental Health: A Psych Central Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 29:42


Today's guest is Netflix and FX star Theo Rossi. Rossi is known for portraying Shades on “Luke Cage” and Juice on “Sons of Anarchy.” But what is he really like? He is a father of two and, in his own words, had a “rough go as a kid.” Listen in as he discusses how he is a proponent of microdosing, or using small amounts of psilocybin, to better understand himself and manage his mental health. To learn more, please visit the show's official episode page. Guest Bio THEO ROSSI can currently be seen on the popular Netflix limited series “True Story” opposite Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes. The series debuted at #1 globally for streamer and Rossi received great critical and fan acclaim. Other recent credits include Zack Snyder's Netflix global hit feature “Army of the Dead” which also hit #1, falling into Netflix's Top 10 films of all time and ending 2021 as one of IMDb's Top 10 most searched movies of the year.  He next stars in the independent feature “Emily the Criminal” opposite Aubrey Plaza which was just announced for Sundance 2022.  Future credits include the independent feature “Dear Zoe,” where he stars opposite Sadie Sink. Other credits include Nate Parker's “American Skin,” which won the Sconfini award at the 2019 Venice Film Festival and was produced by Spike Lee. Rossi co-starred opposite Demián Bichir and Eva Longoria in “Lowriders,” produced by Jason Blum and Brian Grazer, and in the Lionsgate film “Vault” opposite Don Johnson and Samira Wiley, as well as the Netflix release “Rattlesnake” opposite Carmen Ejogo.  On the television side, Rossi is well known for playing Shades on the hit Marvel Netflix series “Luke Cage” and Juice on FX's cultural phenomenon “Sons of Anarchy.”  When not filming, he resides in Austin with his wife and two sons.   Inside Mental Health Podcast Host Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, "Mental Illness is an Asshole and other Observations," available from Amazon; signed copies are also available directly from the author. Gabe makes his home in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. He lives with his supportive wife, Kendall, and a Miniature Schnauzer dog that he never wanted, but now can't imagine life without. To book Gabe for your next event or learn more about him, please visit gabehoward.com.

Cinema Joes
Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022)

Cinema Joes

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 87:23


This week, we are down one Joe, but, in his stead, we are happy to welcome back onto the podcast Courtney Stevenson, the incomparably talented podcast host of Blerd Life with My Wife and Pop Break TV's Blerd Watchers. She is joining us today as we review the Sundance darling dejour Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022), written, directed by, and starring young newcomer Cooper Raif, alongside Dakota Johnson, Leslie Mann, Raul Castillo, and Odeya Rush. The film, available now on AppleTV+, tells the story of a young man (Raif), refresh out of college, struggling to get his life in order when he meets an intriguing older woman (Johnson) with a daughter on the autism spectrum while chaperoning his younger brother at a series of Bar Mitzvahs around New Jersey. We also check in on some recent releases including Fantastic Beasts and The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022), Jurassic World Dominion (2022), and Bergman Island (2021). Don't forget to follow the show @CinemaJoes on Twitter and follow our hosts around the web at the following places! Hosts' Other Pods Podwork Angels - TV Break - Bill vs. The MCU Hosts' Writing Justin's Blog - Justin's Letterboxd Noah‘s Blog - Noah's Twitter Alex's Letterboxd - Alex's Twitter - Alex's PopBreak --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/CinemaJoes/support

Queens of the Drone Age
Deep Dive: Video Game Movies

Queens of the Drone Age

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 25:46


We take a look back at an early episode of QOTDA where we chatted about the pinnacle of cinema: video game movies. Move over Cannes and eat dirt Sundance, because the Queens have the real cinematic masterpieces.

Podcast Ningú no és perfecte
Ningú no és perfecte 21x41 - Fear Street, Massive Talent, Pig, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Radiant Black i Strange Adventures

Podcast Ningú no és perfecte

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 129:01


Amb una Sadie Sink fantàstica a la quarta temporada de Stranger Things i amb una sèrie anunciada de Fear Street, analitzem la trilogia de pel·lícules de terror, Fear Street, que Netflix va estrenar l’estiu passat. Analitzem les tres parts, 1994, 1978 i 1666, sense espòilers, i a partir del minut 28 amb espòilers. A continuació, especial Nicolas Cage en sessió doble. Comentem les seves últimes pel·lícules sense espòilers. En el minut 52, El insoportable peso de un talento descomunal i a 1 hora 12 minuts, Pig. A 1 hora 26 minuts, ressenyem Cha Cha Real Smooth, la pel·lícula indie que va triomfar a Sundance que acaba d’aterrar a Apple TV +. Acabem a 1 hora 43 minuts amb ressenyes de còmics: Radiant Black, una mescla entre Power Rangers i Invincible que acaba de publicar Norma i Strange Adventures de Tom King per a DC. Us acompanyen l’Ignasi Arbat, l'Aram Bonmatí, en David Callahan Ruiz, en Marcel González, en Jep Soler i la Marta Sanz. Web: https://www.ningunoesperfecte.cat Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ningunoesperfecte

Fred English Channel » FRED English Podcast
Alli Haapasalo – Girl Picture #SydFilmFest

Fred English Channel » FRED English Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 15:25


From Sundance to Sydney, an ode to female friendship and first love.Alli Haapasalo – Girl Picture #SydFilmFest was first posted on June 22, 2022 at 6:32 am.©2015 "Fred English Channel". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at radio@fred.fm

Pop Culture Happy Hour
Cha Cha Real Smooth

Pop Culture Happy Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 11:56


In Cha Cha Real Smooth, Andrew (Cooper Raiff), an aimless 22-year-old, finds a new direction when he becomes a party motivator at bar and bat mitzvahs in his hometown. He develops a bond with Domino (Dakota Johnson), who's at her own crossroads in life. The film was a breakout hit at Sundance earlier this year and is now streaming on Apple TV+.

16mm Film Crew Podcast
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

16mm Film Crew Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 60:32


This week we take a look at Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. A Sundance standout starring the brilliant Emma Thompson and add it to our favorite films of 2022 list! Movie Info Directed by: Sophie Hyde Written by: Katy Brand Starring: Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack Plot: Retired widow Nancy Stokes hires a good-looking young sex worker called Leo Grande, in the hope of enjoying a night of pleasure and self-discovery after an unfulfilling married life. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/16mm-film-crew/support

Canceled Too Soon
Critically Acclaimed #224 | Lightyear, Spiderhead, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Father of the Bride

Canceled Too Soon

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 80:18


This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold venture into Pixar's LIGHTYEAR, dissect Joseph Kosinski's Netflix sci-fi thriller SPIDERHEAD, jump around the Sundance sensation CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH, and the HBO Max remake of the comedy classics FATHER OF THE BRIDE! Lightyear - 4:30  Spiderhead - 28:37  Cha Cha Real Smooth - 54:53  Father of the Bride - 1:05:09  Review Round-Up - 1:15:22  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!       v.      Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Letterboxd Show
Four Favorites with So Yun Um: Fellini, Wong Kar-Wai, Justin Lin and Keanu

The Letterboxd Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 68:56


Filmmaker and Letterboxd member So Yun Um joins hosts Slim and Gemma for a chat about her new Tribeca sell-out documentary Liquor Store Dreams, and her four Letterboxd faves: Wong Kar Wai's In the Mood for Love; Justin Lin's Better Luck Tomorrow; Federico Fellini's 8 ½ and the Wachowski Sisters' The Matrix. Plus: throwing caution to the wind and becoming a filmmaker, the fleeting moments that give us life, getting around Netflix's screenshot ban, sexy noodles, who we would date from the Better Luck Tomorrow cast, So's Johnny Tran prequel pitch (are you listening, Justin Lin?), making dads proud, neo-realism vs French New Wave, all our fave Keanu movies, small businesses, neighborhoods, high grades, parents who just want you married off, how The Matrix broke down barriers at high school and the Danny from Liquor Store Dreams spinoff we want to see. Lists and links: The Letterboxd list of films mentioned; So's Ten Underrated AAPI movies for Letterboxd Journal; So's Reel Thoughts on YouTube and her reaction videos for Avengers: Endgame, Magic Mike XXL and Interstellar; Isabel Sandoval's Four Faves Episode and her Sensual Cinema essay; Roger Ebert yelling at Sundance. Reviews mentioned: Sean Baker's The Florida Project review, Lucy's In the Mood for Love review, reviews of Better Luck Tomorrow by Eric D. Snider, Willy vvvv, reviews of 8½ by Justmiaslife, Ella Kemp, Torusoryu, Sam. Credits: This episode was recorded in Auckland, Los Angeles and Pennsylvania, and edited by Slim. Facts by Jack. Booker: Linda Moulton. Transcript by Sophie Shin. Theme: ‘Vampiros Dancoteque' by Moniker.

Quarantinema
Cha Cha Real Smooth/Emergency

Quarantinema

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 37:00


We've got a Sundance double feature episode for ya! We're breaking down recent indie releases "Cha Cha Real Smooth" and "Emergency", two genre blending college comedies that take very different turns. Plus, brief discussions on "Rocky IV", "Dark Winds", and "The Boys".

Awesome Friday!
Episode 55: Spiderhead & Cha Cha Real Smooth

Awesome Friday!

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 58:01


Greetings programs and welcome to this week's episode of the Awesome Friday Podcast. Simon is back after his week off and we are talking about two new streaming releases. First up is the new Netflix Sci-Fi thriller Spiderhead, starring Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, and Jurnee Smollett. Following that we have Sundance darling Cha Cha Real Smooth, the sophomore effort from writer, director, and star Cooper Raiff and co-starring Dakota Johnson, now released on AppleTV+. There are streaming links powered by JustWatch -as well as our ratings and all of our other content- on this episode's homepage: https://awesomefriday.ca/2022/06/podcast-spiderhead--cha-cha-real-smooth/Join us!SUPPORT:           We want to say welcome and thanks for listening to all our listeners, new and old; we appreciate every one of you. If you like what you hear, please consider giving us a like, review, and subscribe on your podcasting platform of choice, and if you can spare a few bucks, you could support us via Patreon or Ko-Fi.  Patreon:             Ko-Fi:       CONNECT WITH US:        Homepage: https://awesomefriday.ca        Twitter: https://twitter.com/awesomefridayca            Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AwesomeFriday            Instagram: https://instagram.com/awesomefridayca/            YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJbgpYeyK4b_JH7H8P8INKA            Email: https://awesomefriday.ca/contact-us/        SHOW LINKS: Awesome Friday on Apple Podcasts Awesome Friday on Amazon Music Awesome Friday on Deezer Awesome Friday on Goodpods Awesome Friday on Google Podcasts Awesome Friday on iHeartRadio Awesome Friday on Overcast Awesome Friday on Spotify Awesome Friday on Stitcher

Grierson & Leitch
"Lightyear," "Spiderhead," "Good Luck to You Leo Grande," "Cha Cha Real Smooth"

Grierson & Leitch

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 112:02


The good news is that we have four big, fascinating movies to discuss this week. The bad news is that Will has Covid. Hey, you win some, you lose some. Anyway, we discuss the Pixar "Toy Story" offshoot "Lightyear," the Netflix film with Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller "Spiderhead," the Emma Thompson sex comedy "Good Luck to You Leo Grande" and the Cooper Raiff/Dakota Johnson romantic comedy (and huge Sundance hit) "Cha Cha Real Smooth." Busy week! Covid won't stand in our way! Timestamps: 13:26 "Lightyear" 41:11 "Spiderhead" 52:22 "Good Luck to You Leo Grande" 1:11:44 "Cha Cha Real Smooth" Thanks to Dylan Mayer and My Friend Mary, both of which are wonderful, for the music. We hope you enjoy. Let us know what you think @griersonleitch on Twitter, or griersonleitch@gmail.com. As always, give us a review on iTunes with the name of a movie you'd like us to review, and we'll discuss it on a later podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Adventures in Movies!
Episode 176: Our least favorite films of 2022 so far

Adventures in Movies!

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 51:17


With half the year gone, we decided it was time to reflect. We have covered a lot of movies during the first six months and we talk about our least favorites. A “topical” documentary, a much beloved horror franchise, and a Romanian animated sci-fi flick “top” our list.We start the show with talk about the Amarillo werewolf, chupacabra, or whatever the hell it was. Two of us have a pretty clear idea on what was there. One of us derails the conversation with talk of camera technology. At least we had The Munsters to talk talk about. How did Rob Zombie screw this one up?Swallowed is a queer body horror movie does some clever things. Camera placement is important in most body horror movies so audiences can see as much as possible. This leads to maximum gross out moments. Writer-director Carter Smith (The Ruins) uses body positions and shows very little in order to provide some unsettling scenes.Along with some powerful scares, it is also an intimate tale of two lifelong friends who are about to be separated for the first time in their lives. The story is heartfelt and has a very touching coda. It also has a dramatic tonal shift that may be too much for some.We close the show with a talk about our least favorites movies of the first half of the year. The running theme is "disappointment" as it is not so much about the films being bad (though most of them are), it is more about the missed opportunities. We rant about the idea of being topical, bad uses of pentagrams, and good animation gone very very bad.Adventures in Movies! is a part of the Morbidly Beautiful Podcast Network. Morbidly Beautiful is your one stop shop for all your horror needs. From the latest news and reviews to interviews and old favorites, it can be found at Morbidly Beautiful.Adventures in Movies! is hosted by Nathaniel Muir, Blake, and Danny. You can find Nathaniel on Instagram at nathaninpoortaste. Danny can be found on Twitter @default_player and on Instagram at default_player. Blake can be found on Twitter @foureyedhorror and on Instagram at foureyedhorror. You can reach us personally or on Twitter @AdventuresinMo1.Music in the background from https://www.FesliyanStudios.com 

Movie Madness
Episode 313: Go Infinity Or Go Home

Movie Madness

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 99:51


The two big sellers at this year's Sundance film festival come home for everyone this week. Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy revisit both Good Luck To You, Leo Grande and Cha Cha Real Smooth along with six other fresh reviews this week. They include another Sundance film about a man and his robot (Brian and Charles) as well as Phil Tippett's thirty-year journey to bring his stop-motion feature to life (Mad God). Jennifer Lopez has a film about her and some Super Bowl thing she did while chasing an Oscar (Halftime) while Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening are retirees in search of a shared jackpot (Jerry and Marge Go Large). Chris Hemsworth is testing a new drug on Miles Teller in one future (Spiderhead) and in another – set in the past – we discover the story of where Buzz the toy came from (Lightyear). 0:00 - Intro 2:17 - Good Luck To You, Leo Grande 10:55 - Cha Cha Real Smooth 24:18 - Brian and Charles 31:33 - Halftime 43:25 - Mad God 49:37 - Jerry and Marge Go Large 1:05:59 - Spiderhead 1:17:43 - Lightyear 1:35:24 - Outro

Talks at Google
Ep251 - Abigail Hing Wen & Dani Melia | Crafting Asian American Stories

Talks at Google

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 45:46


Talks at Google welcomes Dani Melia, producer of the hit film "The Farewell," and Abigail Hing Wen, author of the bestselling novel "Loveboat, Taipei." Together they share their journeys of overcoming barriers to bring authentic, diverse stories to the traditional media & publishing industries. Dani Melia currently runs film operations for the New York-based indie powerhouse Big Beach. Most recently, Dani produced and developed Lulu Wang's Sundance hit "The Farewell" starring Awkwafina. Released domestically in July 2019, the film beat out "Avengers: Endgame" for the highest per-screen average opening of that year. Abigail Hing Wen's novel, "Loveboat, Taipei" debuted on the New York Times best sellers list and hit it again the following week. The novel is a Barnes & Noble Young Adult Book Club Pick, and is currently being adapted into a feature film. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/AsianAmericanStories to watch the video.

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari
IFH 590: Misadventures in Raising Money & Getting Your Film Made with Alex Lehmann

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 63:09


Alex Lehmann is the writer, director, and producer of “Acidman” starring Dianna Agron and Thomas Haden Church. He also directed the highly anticipated Black List feature, “Meet Cute,” produced by Weed Road, and starring Pete Davidson and Kaley Cuoco.A narrative and documentary filmmaker, Lehmann's films include Netflix's dramatic comedies “Paddleton,” starring Mark Duplass and Ray Romano, which premiered at Sundance in 2019, and “Blue Jay,” his narrative feature debut, starring Sarah Paulson and Mark Duplass. It premiered at TIFF in 2016 to critical acclaim. His HBO docu-series, On Tour with Asperger's Are Us is an extrapolation of his original feature doc Asperger's Are Us.Lehmann's work explores the themes of selfless love, friendship, and how a little vulnerability can connect us all.His new film is ACIDMAN.Maggie (Dianna Agron) arrives at a small, run-down house in the middle of nowhere to find it defaced by big orange letters reading ACIDMAN and learns that this is the locals' nickname for her reclusive father (Thomas Haden Church). After a decade apart, Maggie's offhand explanation for her visit is that she just wanted to check in on him, but this doesn't ring true considering how difficult he was to find. The two awkwardly want to get to know one another (Dad seems more comfortable talking through his dog Migo, or through Bobby, Maggie's childhood sock puppet friend), but are at the same time scared about what increasing familiarity will bring.After Dad reluctantly brings her on one of his nighttime outings, Maggie realizes that his obsession with UFOs and communicating with extraterrestrial beings has only intensified over the years. She struggles to understand him, his single-mindedness and deteriorating mental health, all the while with her own life-changing news to share. Letting their relationship ebb and flow through anger, silly jokes, tender gestures, and sadness, director Alex Lehmann leads the film in a beautiful meditation on the cyclical nature of parenthood and the longing for connection.

The Lindsay Morgan Snyder Podcast
Video Version of: How a late-night encounter with Justin Bieber at a Hollywood Gas Station changed his faith

The Lindsay Morgan Snyder Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 98:51


https://lindsaymorgan.co/courses This interview is so funny and so entertaining. If you need a laugh and some inspiration take a walk and take a listen! God is amazing. Born in Afghanistan, Wali and his family moved to the U.S. when he was just three years old. He was raised Muslim and found a way to keep practicing his Islamic faith while building a successful career in film & television. In addition to producing and acting, Wali made a name for himself winning the Sundance film festival, becoming the president at TapouT, and being honored with his own day & a key to the city of Santa Cruz. He'd found a comfortable balance of being a Muslim and living the American dream...until 4 years ago. A bizarre late-night encounter at a Hollywood gas station with a football and Justin Bieber inspired the start of a life-changing journey of self-reflection, a re-examination of faith, and an unimaginable discovery within the Quran. All of which helped lead Wali to accept the fullness of God's grace and love through the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ. With his deep knowledge of Islam and his personal methods of self & religious examination, Wali has been traveling the country discussing a timely and relevant topic, “How To Love A Muslim in America”. He boldly teaches audiences how to talk with Muslims about the truth of who Jesus is without offending anyone. Wali will share all of this along with his inspiring, entertaining journey of faith.

The Hollywood Bound Actor Podcast with Christine Horn: Mindset | Acting | Marketing | Auditioning
#171: Interview with Gail Bean - Booking Magnet Magic w/ Christine Horn

The Hollywood Bound Actor Podcast with Christine Horn: Mindset | Acting | Marketing | Auditioning

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 34:21


As we gear up for the Booking Magnet LIVE 2022 Annual Actors Conference, I'm pleased to introduce you to Gail Bean. Enjoy this interview and be sure to connect with us on social media to share your takeaways. Xo! - Christine Connect with Gail Bean here: Instagram- gail__bean About Gail… Gail Bean is a television and film actress currently starring as ‘Wanda Bell,' an around the way girl turned drug addict in FX''s hit series “SNOWFALL.” Created by the late great John Singleton, set in south central Los Angeles, this period piece follows true events of the United States government ushering crack cocaine in the black communities and fostering the demise of a people. Wanda is the fun, upbeat girlfriend of top drug dealer, Leon. Having such close proximity to the rock, she eventually falls prey and grapples with who she was versus who she has become. “SNOWFALL” just aired it's fourth season & was recently renewed for a fifth. Born in St. Louis, MS to a school teacher and professional football coach, Bean was raised to love and appreciate the arts at an early age. At age 3, her family moved to Atlanta, GA and it was there that her parents enrolled Bean in ballet, art and theater classes to cultivate her passion. After enrolling in acting courses for several years, it was her mentor, Rodney Perry, that encouraged Bean to make the transition to Los Angeles to pursue a serious career in acting. In 2014, Bean starred in DUFFLE, a short-film by indie filmmaker Eric Rhea that explores the story of a young unemployed father-to-be struggling to follow the right path when faced with two options, while under pressure to provide for his long-time girlfriend (Bean) and their unborn child. In 2015, the Atlanta native starred in Kris Swanberg's Sundance hit, UNEXPECTED, opposite Cobie Smulders. Bean stirred headlines in 2015 with Kris Swanberg's Sundance film festival hit UNEXPECTED. The young star was listed on Hollywood Reporter as the ‘Top 10 Next Generation' Breakout Stars of Sundance. Since her breakout role, Bean has landed roles in the James Gunn horror thriller, 'The Belko Experiment' (2016) which explored a survival of the strongest experiment when employees learn that they are pawns in a deadly game and have to stick together to remain alive. One of Bean's most memorable television roles is where she portrays the controversial character of Rasheeda in Issa Rae's hit HBO series “Insecure.” Bean's television credits also includes NBC's “Chicago PD,” the FX Emmy Award winning series “Atlanta,” and Comedy Central's “Detroiters.” Committed to using her platform to empower and educate, Bean is actively involved in philanthropic programs that provide arts resources to support disenfranchised communities for healing and upliftment. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., an active supporter and continues to be a staunch advocate for community service, theater programs and art projects that are centered upon helping children and young adults. Join us at the BOOKING MAGNET LIVE 2022 - Actors Conference Learn more: https://bookingmagnetlive.com/ CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/actresschristinehorn/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/actresschristinehorn HBA Website: http://hollywoodboundactors.com/ My Official Website: http://christinehorn.com/ JOIN IN OUR HOLLYWOOD BOUND ACTORS ONLINE COMMUNITY: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hollywoodboundactors/ JOIN OUR HOLLYWOOD BOUND ACTORS TEXT COMMUNITY: Text the word HBA to (470) 666-7011. Standard messaging and data rates apply. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-hollywood-bound-actor/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-hollywood-bound-actor/support

'80s Movie Montage
Rocky IV

'80s Movie Montage

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 121:33


With special guest David Michor, Anna and Derek chat about Sylvester Stallone's impressive multi-hat career, Adrian and Rocky leaving their kid alone on Christmas Eve and much more during their discussion of the "I must break you" montage-palooza masterpiece Rocky IV (1985).Connect with '80s Movie Montage on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram! It's the same handle for all three... @80smontagepod.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/80sMontagePodTwitter: https://twitter.com/80sMontagePodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/80smontagepod/Anna Keizer and Derek Dehanke are the co-hosts of ‘80s Movie Montage. The idea for the podcast came when they realized just how much they talk – a lot – when watching films from their favorite cinematic era. Their wedding theme was “a light nod to the ‘80s,” so there's that, too. Both hail from the Midwest but have called Los Angeles home for several years now. Anna is a writer who received her B.A. in Film/Video from Columbia College Chicago and M.A. in Film Studies from Chapman University. Her dark comedy short She Had It Coming was an Official Selection of 25 film festivals with several awards won for it among them. Derek is an attorney who also likes movies. It is a point of pride that most of their podcast episodes are longer than the movies they cover.David Michor grew up in a video store and knew right away that he wanted to be a filmmaker. He started making movies when he picked up a video camera at just 7 years old, and he hasn't stopped ever since. David attended film school at Columbia College Chicago and majored in Directing. For his final semester, he was chosen out of a large pool of applicants to attend the Semester in LA Program. Studying on the CBS Radford Lot, he honed his craft and got a job in the mail room. This eventually led to a writer's assistant position on the WB sitcom, “The Help,” working directly for the show's creator, Ron Leavitt, who also created “Married with Children” and “Unhappily Ever After.” David went on to write and direct several short films that premiered at the Columbia College Film Festival held at Sundance, including “H1N1” about a zombie apocalypse, “Snooze, Charlie” about an addiction to the snooze button, and “The Hoarder” about a demonic lamp that attacks its possessor. David is currently developing his feature directorial debut and resides in Los Angeles as a writer, director, and editor. In the meantime, you can catch his cinematic TikToks starring his baby and his dog at @albertsbucketlist.

Len Berman and Michael Riedel In The Morning
Len and Michael talk with actor Jack Davenport

Len Berman and Michael Riedel In The Morning

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 9:20


Jack was lucky enough to co-star in 'SMASH' with our own Michael Riedel. Jack has a new comedy on the Sundance channel , 10% is about the funny side of human frailty.

Parent Busters
Staring At Sun Too Long: Blinded By The Light Or… Nah?

Parent Busters

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 33:01


On this week's fun podcast episode, we're shining bright an covering fun sun facts like:I stared at the sun when i was a kid. Are my eyes damaged?Can You Go Blind From Staring at the Sun? What's the deal with staring at sun with sunglasses?What's the deal with the Sungazing practice of staring directly at sun … on purpose! (And  is staring at the sun good for your eyes???)What happens at a Sun Dance?How hot is the sun and what is the sun made of?What does the sun symbolize in mythology? (What are Myths about Sun?)And so many more sparkly fun facts about the sun and sun folklore!So put on your shades for this sun science podcast episode beaming with sun safety fun facts and even some interesting sunshine fun facts you probably haven't heard!Definitely put this Parent Busters podcast episode on your sun 'n fun schedule!ALSO: GRAB OUR FREE BUSTER DEDUCTION SHEET TO USE WITH THE EPISODE & HEAD OVER TO PARENTBUSTERS.COM TO GET MORE LEARNING AFTER LISTENING IDEAS FOR THIS TOPIC & FUN KIDS' LEARNING IDEAS FOR ALL OUR PODCAST EPISODES*ALL SOURCES USED IN THIS EPISODE LISTED IN THE EPISODE POST ON PARENTBUSTERS.COM. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO VISIT THE SITES AND CONTINUE LEARNING AFTER LISTENING!

The Table Podcast - Issues of God and Culture
When Films Reflect Culture

The Table Podcast - Issues of God and Culture

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 52:45


In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Claude Alexander, and John Priddy highlight films from the Sundance…

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed
The Federalist Society's Teleforum: Courthouse Steps Decision Webinar: Morgan v. Sundance

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022


On May 23, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Morgan v. Sundance. In a rare 9-0 decision, the Court vacated and remanded the judgment of the U.S. Court of the Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, holding that federal courts may not adopt an arbitration-specific rule conditioning a finding of waiver of the right to arbitrate […]

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari
BONUS EPISODE: ‘Tangerine' How to Shoot a Sundance Hit on Your iPhone with Sean Baker

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 79:46


Sean Baker: 'Tangerine' How to Shoot a Sundance Hit on Your iPhoneI've recently been looking and studying alternative shoot methods to shoot a feature film. One name that keeps coming up is Sean Baker. His ground-breaking film Tangerine made more noise at the Sundance Film Festival  than the winner that year. The film was also produced by the indie film legends, Jay and Mark Duplass.Tangerine was shot completely on an iPhone. Yes, an iPhone. The great thing was that after his Sundance screening no one in the audience or at the film festival knew that the film was shot on an iPhone.What I respect about Sean Baker as a filmmaker is that he didn't focus on the technology when promoting his film, he let the story, actors and film speak for itself. If you haven't seen Tangerine you are missing out. Take a look at the RED BAND trailer below.I wanted to put together a post that highlighted what can be done with minimal filmmaking tech and a great story. Sean Baker has definitely what can be done in today's filmmaking world.Below are a ton of videos explaining the process Sean Baker and his director of photography Radium Cheung, HKSC went through making Tangerine, as well as a bunch of video explaining tips and tricks on how to turn your something you shot on an iPhone into cinematic gold. Enjoy my conversation with Sean Baker.

Film in Minnesota
96. John Patton Ford

Film in Minnesota

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 68:47


Our guest this time is filmmaker John Patton Ford, the writer/director of Emily the Criminal which premiered at the Sundance film festival and showed at MSPIFF locally.  Listen in as we discuss the process of making an indie film in 20 days, all things Aubrey Plaza, more about John's history as a filmmaker, and what's next for him. Emily the Criminal is set to open in theaters on August 12, 2022. 

Bliss of the Abyss
87 (ft. Rob Feldman) Ukraine UPDATE: Orks, Propaganda, Artillery & Bravery

Bliss of the Abyss

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 109:16


Welcome back to TBOTA This week actor and fixer Rob Feldman returns and we talk the ongoing Russian invasion and Rob's increasing involvement and experience of the frontline. Apps: 1. https://liveuamap.com/en War photographers to follow: 1. Evgeniy Maloletka - https://www.instagram.com/evgenymaloletka/ (There is a great interview how he and videographer Chernov escaped from Mariupol https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-europe-edf7240a9d990e7e3e32f82ca351dede) Charities. Only putting the ones I've been donating to: 1. https://www.comebackalive.in.ua/ - Come Back Alive became the biggest organization providing support to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. 2. https://dogcat.com.ua/en/ - Sirius takes care of over 3,000 pets every day. The best way to help us and our precious tails is to donate. 3. https://www.instagram.com/awdieiev/ - This is a friend of mine, a film director and his charity was doing a lot of great work. 4. https://starlife1.com/charity/ - They have been doing amazing work for Ukrainian defenders, especially close to the frontline. Ukrainian Films: 1. Bad Road - https://takflix.com/en/films/bad-roads 2. The Earth is Blue as an Orange - https://takflix.com/en/films/earth-blue-orange (documentary, winner of Sundance) 3. Cyborgs - https://takflix.com/en/films/cyborgs 4. My thoughts are silent - https://takflix.com/en/films/my-thoughts-are-silent (one of the funniest Ukrainian comedies) Ukrainian Music: 1. DakhaBrakha - https://youtu.be/Hxg1dL_x0gw 2. Zhadan and the Dogs - https://youtu.be/ha1FX-fPqGk (This song the dedicated to the children of war. Zhadan is one of the best Ukrainian poets and writers, This year he was nominated for the nobel prize. 3. Alina Pash - https://youtu.be/PjhlBRuG4Go Ukrainian Artists: 1. Maria Primachenko - https://www.wikiart.org/en/maria-primachenko 2. Ivan Marchuk - https://www.wikiart.org/en/ivan-marchuk 3. Sesry_Feldman - https://www.instagram.com/sestry_feldman/

Chatabix
David Wins At Sundance and A Massive Leather Headboard

Chatabix

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 24:16


David is in a hotel room and it has a massive headboard. We chat about his Sundance Win and David knows someone who reckons they can get Letita Dean on the podThanks for listening! You can follow us on @chatabix1 and on instagram @chatabixpodcastAnd if you'd like extra stuff from us....every week, sign up to our Patreon.com/davidandjoeAnd for all Merch!!!! Look no further!!!! https://chatabix-shop.teemill.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

On The Road to Freedom - Audio Podcast
The Gracious Woman Gains Respect

On The Road to Freedom - Audio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 27:05


Mylon & Christi Le Fevre in Sundance, UT teach that God's Word says it's a GRACIOUS woman that gains respect.

Movie Madness
Episode 311: First Loves, Basketball and Dino Droppings

Movie Madness

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 79:11


Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy have a half-dozen movie reviews this week that actually touch upon two franchises, an important documentary and even a couple of unexpected surprises. If you want to know more about the pre-Ghostbusters era of Ray Parker Jr. there is now a film about that (Who You Gonna Call?). Henry Czerny is a former priest is visited by a stranger with a connection to his past (The Righteous). A shy teen desperately seeks out his first kiss to finally get that dang electronic collar off his neck (Wyrm). There were two films at Sundance about the underground Chicago abortion group, but you only need to see one of them (The Janes). Adam Sandler is a basketball scout with a hot new prospect he mentors (Hustle). And finally the dinosaurs are part of our world now and Erik and Steve have a lot to say about the so-called final entry in this series (Jurassic World: Dominion). 0:00 - Intro 1:03 – Who You Gonna Call? 10:47 – The Righteous 18:36 – Wyrm 27:23 - The Janes 38:52 - Hustle 51:28 - Jurassic World: Dominion 1:16:52 - Outro

MinddogTV  Your Mind's Best Friend
Actor, filmmaker & Artist Jess Paul - Olivia's Day

MinddogTV Your Mind's Best Friend

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 88:42


https://www.jesspaul.net/https://thefilmicgroup.com/olivia/Social@ThisIsJessPaulPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/minddogtvSponsors:KOA Coffee https://koacoffee.com/?sscid=21k6_79g17FIVERR https://go.fiverr.com/visit/?bta=86037&brand=fiverrcpa&utm_campaign=minddogTVSOUTHWEST RAPID REWARDS https://swa.eyjo.net/c/3290446/517226/4705SUPPORT THE HAPPY MINUTE https://ko-fi.com/minddogtvTRUE FIRE GUITAR MASTERY: http://prf.hn/click/camref:1101lkzyk/pubref:minddogGet Koa Coffee at minddogtv.com/coffee

The Lindsay Morgan Snyder Podcast
How a late-night encounter with Justin Bieber at a Hollywood Gas Station changed his faith

The Lindsay Morgan Snyder Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 100:47


This interview is so funny and so entertaining. If you need a laugh and some inspiration take a walk and take a listen! God is amazing. Born in Afghanistan, Wali and his family moved to the U.S. when he was just three years old. He was raised Muslim and found a way to keep practicing his Islamic faith while building a successful career in film & television. In addition to producing and acting, Wali made a name for himself winning the Sundance film festival, becoming the president at TapouT, and being honored with his own day & a key to the city of Santa Cruz. He'd found a comfortable balance of being a Muslim and living the American dream...until 4 years ago. A bizarre late-night encounter at a Hollywood gas station with a football and Justin Bieber inspired the start of a life-changing journey of self-reflection, a re-examination of faith, and an unimaginable discovery within the Quran. All of which helped lead Wali to accept the fullness of God's grace and love through the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ. With his deep knowledge of Islam and his personal methods of self & religious examination, Wali has been traveling the country discussing a timely and relevant topic, “How To Love A Muslim in America”. He boldly teaches audiences how to talk with Muslims about the truth of who Jesus is without offending anyone. Wali will share all of this along with his inspiring, entertaining journey of faith.

Off Trail
Who is Pony?

Off Trail

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 77:12


We have the privilege today of speaking with the one and only, Pony! Today we begin the show by wishing we had been recording the "pre-chat" portion with Pony beforehand. As you will find out as we get deeper into the episode, he is a fantastic storyteller and his thoughts and perspectives around hiking and the trail, are refreshing to say the least. We hop right into the show as Pony brings us through the evolution from Clay Bonneyman Evans to how he defined it as finding his "alter ego" of Pony. We chat about his introduction into the "thru-hiking world" and how it just clicked with his brain and how he operates. We dive into what this means, what does it mean when he says, "it works for my brain?" Keep your hats on because we dive deep into the perspectives and outlooks on the massively popular (and directly massively unpopular with thru-hikers) books "Wild" and "A Walk in the Woods" by Cheryl Strayed and Bill Bryson. Once again, a truly refreshing take as we chat about the goals of these books, and why they are perceived so negatively by hikers, when in fact they are truly inspirational and great storytelling. We quickly avoid the hornets nest that is documenting your hike by video on trail, and lightly tread, but just for a moment, upon the thoughts and feelings around this growing activity. We chat about Pony and how writing is his process for understanding his journey. Not just his hiking journey's, but this journey through life. We talk about his process and how he remains in the moment on trail, while continuing to pursue his passion. We chat about his growth as a writer and author throughout the years. We go deep into the "Red-Lining" concept. A very deep dive as it is something both Pony and ourselves are passionate about. We chat about the dangers of being too much of a purist, and the growth of the trail community as it begins to tackle this very turbulent concept. We chat about how this concept can be utilized on some trails, while others it is not only impossible, but not even safe. It unravels from here, the threads of this thought continue for many minutes. We chat about hiking clean and the feelings it invokes in body and mind. We chat about the CDT and bear tub claws on the PCT. We chat about writing and the feeling of being a character in a story, we chat about being in a "snow globe world", we chat about the "Blowdown, Snowdown, Hodown", we chat about connection and relationships off trail while being on trail, we chat about not receiving merit badges for suffering, we chat about his wife and my mother knowing each other in this small world we call thru-hiking (Hi Jodi and Sundance!) and we get wonderfully lost in Pony's gift for storytelling. To name a few. Truly a wonderful chat with Pony, thank you for sharing some time and your story with us! FAVORITE QUOTES: "My brain is at its best when it is on trail" "I have to write about it, because writing about it is who I am" "Every footstep you take literally brings you into a new reality" "The trail is a stage on which I as a human can be fully myself" To learn more about Pony and read his books click below: Website: www.claybonnymanevans.com Email: claybonnyman@gmail.com To learn more about us click below: Website: www.ElevenSkys.com

Seventh Row podcast
5. Women at Cannes 2022

Seventh Row podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 64:13


On today's episode, we look back at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival: both its many institutional failings when it comes to encouraging and promoting diversity and bunch of great films by women that we watched from the programme. This episode of the podcast features Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney and Executive Editor Orla Smith Get the box set of books about women directors — Kelly Reichardt, Céline Sciamma, and Lynne Ramsay — who have screened films in the Cannes Competition. Sign up for updates on the podcast and other news about women directors at Cannes this year.  On this episode: Intro (0:00) How Kelly Reichardt's Showing Up fared at Cannes 2022 (2:40) The Cannes Film Festival's backwards approach to diversity (11:10) The award winners (18:17) What we thought of Cannes films we saw (27:12) Closing thoughts (1:00:25) Show notes View the history of women directors at Cannes Read Alex's review of Corsage (Marie Kreutzer) Read Alex's review of Under the Fig Trees (Erige Sehiri) Read Alex's review of Everybody Loves Jeanne (Céline Devaux) Read Alex's review of Plan 75 (Chie Hayakawa) Read Alex's review of Falcon Lake (Charlotte Lebon) Read Orla's review of Aloners (Hong Seong-eun) from TIFF 2021 Related episodes Women at Cannes Ep. 1: A podcast on the history of women directors at Cannes Women at Cannes Ep. 2: Kelly Reichardt at Cannes 2022 Women at Cannes Ep. 3: Céline Sciamma at Cannes Women at Cannes Ep. 4: Naomi Kawase at Cannes Ep. 126: Run Woman Run: An Indigenous coming of age after 30 film Ep. 122: Joachim Trier's The Worst Person in the World Ep. 121: Ninjababy & Obvious Child: Unwanted pregnancies in romantic comedies Ep. 119: Mike Leigh's Naked Ep. 118: The Souvenir Part I and II Ep. 43: Normal People and On Chesil Beach (Members Only) Bonus 23: Sundance 2022: Fiction films (Members Only) Follow Seventh Row on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and read our articles at seventh-row.com.

Out Now With Aaron and Abe
Out Now Bonus: Emergency Crimes of the Watcher

Out Now With Aaron and Abe

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 93:52


This bonus Out Now with Aaron & Abe is a June hodgepodge for 2022. Aaron and Abe discuss the Sundance hit Emergency, which has now debuted on Prime Video. Plus, there are thoughts about the latest from David Cronenberg, what Mark Rylance is up to, and an Afrofuturist story for good measure. First up is an extended Summer Gamble X recap (3:33). That's followed by a lengthy Out Now Quickies™ (17:55) full of thoughts on recent releases. Then there's the main review for Emergency (46:00). Ending things are some thoughts on the failed re-release of Morbius (1:25:40). So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill… Get yourself a free audiobook and help out the show at AudibleTrial.com/OutNowPodcast! Follow all of us on Twitter: @Outnow_Podcast, @AaronsPS4, @WalrusMoose, @Pajamo Check out all of our sites and blogs:  TheCodeIsZeek.com, Why So Blu?, We Live Entertainment Check out Aaron's reviews for Crimes of the Future Trailers: Emergency, Neptune Frost, Crimes of the Future, The Phantom of the Open, Watcher Next Week: Jurassic World: Dominion #EmergencyMovie #CrimesOfTheFuture #Watcher #NeptuneFrost #PhantomOfTheOpen #DavidCronenberg #RJCyler #DonaldEliseWatkins #SebastianChacon #SabrinaCarpenter #ViggoMortensen #LeaSeydoux #KristenStewart #SaulWilliams #MaikaMonroe #MarkRylance #carleywilliams #kddavila #movie #film #entertainment #OutNowPodcast #OutNowWithAaronAndAbe #TopGunMaverick

We're Watching What?!
We're Interviewing Who?! - Fire Island with Writer/Star Joel Kim Booster and Director Andrew Ahn

We're Watching What?!

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 15:45


Welcome star and writer Joel Kim Booster and Director Andrew Ahn to talk about representation, previous Pride and Prejudice adaptations, and Fire Island. More about Fire Island: Set in the iconic Pines, Andrew Ahn's FIRE ISLAND is an unapologetic, modern day rom-com showcasing a diverse, multicultural examination of queerness and romance. Inspired by the timeless pursuits from Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice, the story centers around two best friends who set out to have a legendary summer adventure with the help of cheap rosé and their cadre of eclectic friends. Starring: Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang, Conrad Ricamora, James Scully, Matt Rogers, Tomás Matos, Torian Miller, Nick Adams, Zane Phillips, Margaret Cho More about Joel Kim Booster: Joel Kim Booster is a Chicago-bred, Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actor and was recently named as one of The Queer Young Comics Redefining American Humor by the New York Times. Booster recently wrapped shooting the Apple TV+ series “LOOT” created by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard and starring Maya Rudolph. Later this year, Joel's first hour-long comedy special will premiere on Netflix, where he will explore his experiences and observations as a gay Asian American male with commentary on identity, sexuality, cultural expectations, and more. More about Andrew Ahn: Andrew Ahn is a queer Korean American filmmaker born and raised in Los Angeles. Ahn's sophomore feature Driveways, written by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen and produced by James Schamus, premiered at the 2019 Berlinale and went on to play the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, receiving rave reviews. The film was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards for Best First Screenplay and Best Lead Actress for Hong Chau. Ahn's first film Spa Night premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in US Dramatic Competition and was one of RogerEbert.com's Best Films of Sundance 2016. The film won a Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance at Sundance and went on to win the 2017 John Cassavetes Film Independent Spirit Award. Ahn has directed fiction and documentary television for Netflix, FX, HBO Max, CBS, Sundance Channel, and KCET. He has promoted diversity in the arts by mentoring youth filmmakers through programs like Pacific Arts Movement's Reel Voices, Outfest's OutSet, and the Sundance Institute's Native Filmmaker Lab. He graduated from Brown University and received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Find us at: www.werewatchingwhat.com youtube.com/thedhk twitter.com/thedhk instagram.com/thedhk facebook.com/thedhkmovies

WorkLife with Adam Grant
Taken for Granted: Ava DuVernay is Triumphant

WorkLife with Adam Grant

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 34:57


Before Ava DuVernay became the first Black woman director to win Sundance and get nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, she was a publicist with a little hobby, a big dream, and a lot of patience. Adam talks to Ava about how she turned her side gig of filmmaking into a brilliant career, how her leadership style has evolved over the years, and what studying MLK while making the movie Selma can teach us about what it really takes to inspire. For the full text transcript, visit go.ted.com/T4G29

3 Books With Neil Pasricha
Chapter 104: Boniface Mwangi combats corrosive Kenyan corruption with courage and kindness

3 Books With Neil Pasricha

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 44:25


Boniface Mwangi is a Nairobi-based social justice activist fighting for equity in his home country and abroad. In 2007 his photos of violence following the national election went viral and spawned global attention on political instability and corruption in Kenya.   He is the subject of the Sundance-award winning documentary Softie and the author of the photojournalism book Unbounded which has been hailed by Hilary Clinton and President Barack Obama.   Over two million people follow him @bonifacemwangi on Twitter and Facebook where he remarkably fearlessly calls attention to untold cases of abuse, corruption, and cronyism. For his work he has been beaten, arrested for “organizing a revolution”, and had his home burned down.   His 2014 TED Talk is called “The Day I Stood Alone” and in it he shares that he's called a heckler, troublemaker, irritant, rebel, activist, and … the voice of the people. He continues to fight for justice every day alongside his wife Hellen Njeri Mwangi and their three children.   Boniface joined me from Nairobi, Kenya and I think you're going to feel as inspired and energized by this conversation as I was.   We talk about what it's like advocating for the most vulnerable, whether we can trust photographs today, how you deal with intimidation, how you live in fearlessness, how you bring back dignity to an oppressed people, why we must all seek to become activists, and, of course, what are Boniface's 3 most formative books.   This is an exciting, engaging, passion-filled conversation.   Let's flip the page into Chapter 104 now…   What You'll Learn:  How do we advocate for the vulnerable? What was the single greatest act of giving in the modern world? How do you deal with intimidation when you have a family? How do you become an activist? What are the biggest issues in Kenya right now? Why is it so hard to travel as a black person? What should African unity bring? How was the mafia brought down in Italy? How do you live in fearlessness? Why must we all be activists?   You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://www.3books.co/chapters/104   Leave us a voicemail. Your message may be included in a future chapter: 1-833-READ-A-LOT.     Sign up to receive podcast updates here: https://www.3books.co/email-list    3 Books is a completely insane and totally epic 15-year-long quest to uncover and discuss the 1000 most formative books in the world. Each chapter discusses the 3 most formative books of one of the world's most inspiring people. Sample guests include: Brené Brown, David Sedaris, Malcolm Gladwell, Angie Thomas, Cheryl Strayed, Rich Roll, Soyoung the Variety Store Owner, Derek the Hype Man, Kevin the Bookseller, Vishwas the Uber Driver, Roxane Gay, David Mitchell, Vivek Murthy, Mark Manson, Seth Godin, Judy Blume and Quentin Tarantino. 3 Books is published on the lunar calendar with each of the 333 chapters dropped on the exact minute of every single new moon and every single full moon all the way up to 5:21 am on September 1, 2031. 3 Books is an Apple "Best Of" award-winning show and is 100% non-profit with no ads, no sponsors, no commercials, and no interruptions. 3 Books has 3 clubs including the End of the Podcast Club, the Cover to Cover Club, and the Secret Club, which operates entirely through the mail and is only accessible by calling 1-833-READ-A-LOT. Each chapter is hosted by Neil Pasricha, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome, The Happiness Equation, Two-Minute Mornings, etc. For more info check out: https://www.3books.co

Strict Scrutiny
Innocence Isn't Enough

Strict Scrutiny

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 72:54


Investigative journalist Liliana Segura joins Kate, Melissa, and Leah to tell the story of Barry Jones, who was the center of one of the cases in Shinn v. Martinez Ramirez [3:30]. The Supreme Court released an opinion in the case last week, and it's bad. There is a miniscule moment of joy, though, in the recap of the opinion in Morgan v. Sundance, which is about arbitration and also Taco Bell [51:58]. Finally, we do a quick round-up of other court-adjacent news, including the fever dream that is Ginni Thomas's email signature, and theories as to why the Court is being so unusually quiet for this late in the term [59:28].

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle
Cameron Esposito: How to Save Your Damn Self

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 69:00


Glennon and Abby welcome their dear friend Cameron Esposito to discuss: 1. Cameron's brutiful relationship with her body–and how it feels playing a sexy TV role. 2. The way Cameron grew up using humor as self-defense and to become socially “valuable”–and the moment she wondered if comedy was no longer working for her.  3. Why Cameron says she's able to cry for the first time in 35 years.  4. How as a gender-nonconforming queer kid, Cameron felt “overnoticed”–and how being a comedian allows her to “hide in plain sight." 5. The rule Cameron and Glennon made to help them become better at friendship. CW: eating disorders About Cameron: Cameron Esposito is a queer, gender non-conforming standup comic, actor, writer and host. As a standup, Cameron has headlined tours and festivals nationwide and internationally. As an actor and host, Cameron has been seen across television and film, appearing in big budget films and beloved Sundance indies, and on Netflix, HBO, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, Starz, Comedy Central, Logo, TBS, IFC, E! and Cartoon Network. Cameron's podcast, Queery, features hour long conversations with some of the brightest luminaries in the LGBTQ+ community, including Emmy and Grammy winning performers, Olympians, politicians, even an astronaut. Cameron's writing has been published by The New York Times, Vulture/New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, Bon Appetit, Refinery29 and more. Cameron's first book, Save Yourself, was an instant bestseller and is available in paperback March of 2022. Next up, Cameron is set to recur on the ABC series A Million Little Things and appear in HBOMax's Moonshot. Cameron lives in Los Angeles and likes to swim. TW: @cameronesposito IG: @cameronesposito Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices