Thought it was lost forever! Many thanks to the listener who recovered TFT 38 – MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA and DO THE RIGHT THING. Running time: 43 minutes and 22 seconds – 41.7mb
Thoughts on the operatic magnificent mess that is THE DARK KNIGHT RISES as well as the terrible events in Aurora Colorado. That and Wes Anderson’s lovely MOONRISE KINGDOM. Running time: 52 minutes and 52 seconds – 50.9mb
EPISODE 190 – THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO / SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS / MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 4 – GHOST PROTOCOL
Gareth and myself take an in-depth look at three blockbusters, one of which is great, the other good and the third just rubbish. Yep, it’s reviews of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS and MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 4: GHOST PROTOCOL. Running time: 46 minutes and 24 seconds – 44.6mb Listen [...]
Episode 180 – HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 / PROJECT NIM / TABLOID / Special Guest: Jordan Bayne
Episode 180 – Incredibly we get Gareth to see another Harry Potter film – listen in for the thrilling result. No seriously, listen in. It is thrilling. Eight films worth of thrilling.
Here it is – we investigate TAKEN 2, aka UNKNOWN, and special guest film critic Glenn Kenny talks about a film that had a profoundly personal effect on him: SHUTTER ISLAND.
Here it is – our tribute to the great John Barry as well as an investigation of the new Sofia Coppola film SOMEWHERE and a look back at Tim Blake Nelson’s THE GREY ZONE.
As always I’m amazed Gareth and I have been able to transcend our logistical difficulties* to record 159 episodes of The Film Talk.
That cinema train just keeps on rolling Dear Listener! This week it’s Brandon Nowalk’s review of ANOTHER YEAR and Tony Youngblood’s thoughts on INSIDE JOB. And as a bonus, if you’ve been good, on The Show Gareth and I go SOMEWHERE and end up in THE GREY ZONE.
This week in the world of TFT Tony Youngblood discusses trauma doc MARWENCOL and Brandon Nowalk investigates SWEETGRASS and/or ALAMAR – two films he found with remarkable similarities.
This is it folks. Your chance to see the most extraordinary new film I’ve seen in the four years of recording The Film Talk: ENTER THE VOID.
This Week in The Film Talk blogger and operative Brandon Nowalk discusses SOMEWHERE, an old story he says that’s beautifully realized; scribbler and agent Tony Youngblood will be submitting his Year’s Best list for your approval, (he assures me BLACK SWAN will not rear it’s head anywhere in the post); to top it off on [...]
On this week’s podcast reviews Gareth and I disagree in the extreme about HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, not so much about 127 HOURS.
Episode 151 – UNSTOPPABLE / FOR COLORED GIRLS / MORNING GLORY / HOWL / Goodbye to Dino De Laurentiis
On this week’s podcast Gareth and I speculate in some detail about which automated script software was used to write UNSTOPPABLE, realize how white we are while watching FOR COLORED GIRLS, mourn the passing of the legendary producer Dino De Laurentiis and spend barely anytime at all talking about HOWL and MORNING GLORY.
On this week’s podcast Gareth and I vehemently disagree about THE MILLENIUM TRILOGY, discuss in some detail the new documentary WASTE LAND and we get a brief report on animated comedy MEGAMIND
Here a little Halloween movie for you – recorded on the way to the 2010 Big Bear Horror Film Festival,
Episode 149 – HEREAFTER / WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS / An Interview with ENTER THE VOID’s Nathaniel Brown
On this week’s podcast Gareth and I talk about the beautiful and heartfelt new film by Clint Eastwood HEREAFTER, the overlooked satire WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS, and our guest is Nathaniel Brown, star of the extraordinary ENTER THE VOID
Oh my goodness Dear Reader we’re getting closer to the witching hour – that special time of year when old-fashioned, staid podcasters shed their conventional selves and transform into…what? I dunno. We’ll find out this October 31st. Meanwhile here’s what we’ve got coming up this bewitched week: Brandon ‘The Butcher’ Nowalk will be a scribing [...]
The first scene of Nagisa Oshima’s ‘Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence’ (new on DVD and Blu-Ray from Criterion) is occupied with the horror of a soldier being forced to cut his intestines open as a punishment for being in love with another man. The last image of the film is the smiling face of a soldier [...]
In 2005, my college-aged friends introduced me to Myspace and Facebook. I quickly fell under Myspace’s spell, creating a personal and band page, taking way too many vanity self-portraits, and attempting to ‘friend’ as many quirky, cute girls that I could find in a 45 mile vicinity. I would have done the same with Facebook, [...]
Episode 147 – SWANSONG: STORY OF OCCI BYRNE / Conor McDermottroe Interviewed at the 2010 LA Irish Film Festival
TFT 147 running time: 21 minutes 53 Seconds – 10.6mb mp3 SWANSONG: STORY OF OCCI BYRNE / THE 2010 LA IRISH FILM FESTIVAL – – – Subscribe to the Podcast – Become a TFT Member Follow TFT on Twitter – Follow TFT on Facebook – – – HELP JETT FIND WORK IN LA – CLICK HERE FOR HIS [...]
[The Aero Theatre in Santa Monica] This week on TFT the joy of that old-fashioned form of entertainment: Cinema, continues: Brandon Nowalk will be investigating that controversial, (? is it, I’m not sure actually – how to tell between the manufactured and the real these days?), new film CATFISH – but be warned there will [...]
Hello Dear Reader – hope you’re having as lovely a time wherever you are as I’m having in Los Angeles. Another night at the 2010 LA Irish Film Festival for yours truly – cracking films in MY BROTHERS and SWANSONG: STORY OF OCCI BYRNE. You’ll hear myself and Prof. Dr. Gareth Higgins talk about OCCI [...]
Play TFT Episode 146 – PERRIER’S BOUNTY Running time: 24 minutes 3 Seconds – 11.6mb mp3 PERRIER’S BOUNTY / THE 2010 LA IRISH FILM FESTIVAL – – – Subscribe to the Podcast – Become a TFT Member Follow TFT on Twitter – Follow TFT on Facebook – – – HELP JETT FIND WORK IN LA – CLICK [...]
If you’re like me, you often find yourself alone at the cinema ticket line. Try as you might, you just couldn’t sell your partner or your friends on the Jacques Tati retrospective or the 6 hour Hungarian black and white epic. Of course, your friends blamed a lack of cash, prior commitments, or a head [...]