Category: Podcast Episode

In this episode we’re going to discuss Robert Aldrich’s 1962 gothic horror film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, and Ryan Murphy’s new FX series Feud: Bette and Joan.

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane (1962) dir. Robert Aldrich, USA
Strait-Jacket (1964) dir. William Castle, USA
The Nanny (1965) dir. Seth Holt, ENG

“What Ever Happened to Baby Jane” (1962) w: Frank DeVol, p: Debbie Burton & Bette Davis
“Autumn Leaves” (1956) w: Jacques Prevert, p: Nat King Cole
“Feud” [Score] (2017) w: Mac Quayle

SPECIAL GUESTS: Author Murray Pomerance, “Alfred Hitchcock’s America”, and Author John Fawell, “Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window: The Well-Made Film”

This month we are profiling one of the greatest films ever made by a cinematic giant, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 thriller Rear Window.

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Rear Window (1954) dir. Alfred Hitchcock, USA
“Bart of Darkness”, The Simpsons (1994) dir. Jim Reardon, USA
Alfred Hitchcock Talking About Fear (2010) YouTube video, iconic

“Rebecca – Suite” [Score] (1940) w: Franz Waxman
“Vertigo” [Score] (1958) w: Bernard Herrmann
“Psycho” [Score] (1960) w: Bernard Herrmann
“Obsession” [Score] (1976) w: Bernard Herrmann

This month we’re embroiling ourselves in romantic entanglements whilst battling an existential crisis as we look back in appreciation of Woody Allen’s 1986 romantic drama-comedy Hannah and Her Sisters.

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Annie Hall (1977) dir. Woody Allen, USA
Stardust Memories (1980) dir. Woody Allen, USA
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) dir. Woody Allen, USA
Aliens (1986) dir. James Cameron, USA
Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012) dir. Robert B. Weide, USA

“Just You, Just Me” (1954) w: Raymond Klages & Jesse Greer, p: Nat King Cole
“Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” (1964) w: Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, p: Barbra Streisand
“You Made Me Love You” (1941) w: Joseph McCarthy & James V. Monaco, p: Harry James
“Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra” (1717-1723) w: Johann Sebastian Bach, p: The Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra

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.

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:

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

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