Category: Podcast Episode

SPECIAL GUESTS: Author Dr. Tarja Laine, “Bodies in Pain: Emotion and the Cinema of Darren Aronofsky”, and Author Dr. Jadranka Skorin-Kapov, “Darren Aronofsky’s Films and the Fragility of Hope”

This month we’re taking it to the mat as we pay tribute to Darren Aronofsky’s 2008 film The Wrestler.

This podcast is non-profit and has been broadcast for educational purposes. Excerpts from the following material has been included to enhance the listener experience:

The Wrestler (2008) dir. Darren Aronofsky, USA
Black Swan (2010) dir. Darren Aronofsky, USA

Score (2008) w & p: Clint Mansell
“The Wrestler” (2008) w & p: Bruce Springsteen
“Sweet Child o’ Mine” (1987) w & p: Guns N’ Roses
“Don’t Walk Away” (1990) w: Bill Snare and Bill Leverty, p: FireHouse

SPECIAL GUEST: Author Thomas D. Clagett, “William Friedkin: Films of Aberration, Obsession and Reality”

This month we are picking our feet in Poughkeepsie as we tip our hats to William Friedkin’s 1971 cops and robbers thriller The French Connection.

This podcast is non-profit and has been broadcast for educational purposes. Excerpts from the following material has been included to enhance the listener experience:

The French Connection (1971) dir. William Friedkin, USA
The Exorcist (1973) dir. William Friedkin, USA
Cruising (1980) dir. William Friedkin, USA

“Black Magic Woman” (1973) w: Peter Green, p: Santana
“Everybody Gets to Go to the Moon” (1971) w: Jimmy Webb, p: The Three Degrees
“Run to Paradise” (1987) w: Mark Gable and Brad Carr, p: The Choirboys

SPECIAL GUEST: Author Mark Nichols, “Scorsese’s Men: Melancholia and the Mob”

This month we are taking care of business as we look back at Martin Scorsese’s 1990 masterpiece GoodFellas.

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GoodFellas (1990) dir. Martin Scorsese, USA
Adaptation (2002) dir. Spike Jones, USA
Casino (1995) dir. Martin Scorsese, USA

SONGS
“Rags to Riches” Tony Bennett
“Beyond the Sea” Bobby Darin
“Layla” Derek and the Dominos
“Then He Kissed Me” The Crystals
“Boulevard of Broken Dreams” Green Day
“Sunshine of your Love” Cream

In honour of Halloween, Celluloid Junkies is taking a look back at An American Werewolf In London (1981), the iconic horror-comedy classic from John Landis.

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An American Werewolf In London (1981) dir. John Landis, USA
The Evil Dead (1981) dir. Sam Raimi, USA

This month we are taking note of the exits as we look back at Peter Weir’s 1993 bleak psychological drama ‘Fearless’.

This podcast is non-profit and has been broadcast for educational purposes. Excerpts from the following material has been included to enhance the listener experience:

Fearless (1993) dir. Peter Weir, USA

This week we board a vaporetto and navigate the murky waters of Nicolas Roeg’s 1973 supernatural classic Don’t Look Now.

This podcast is non-profit and has been broadcast for educational purposes. Excerpts from the following material has been included to enhance the listener experience:

Don’t Look Now (1973) dir. Nicolas Roeg, ENG
Don’t Look Now: Looking back (2002) dir. David Gregory, ENG
The Shining (1980) dir. Stanley Kubrick, USA
The Wicker Man (1973) dir. Robin Hardy, ENG

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