Jul 3, 2019
Damien Chazelle is younger than Jon and Chris. Jon and Chris would rather not dwell on that fact. In his short career, Chazelle has become an A-list Hollywood director with an Academy Award under his belt. In this episode, we consider Chazelle's filmmaking and his worldview.
May 20, 2019
Armando Iannucci is probably best known in the US for the political satire Veep. Across the pond, he also has a number of successful TV credits; however, this TV showrunner has also made two of the best reviewed comedies in the last ten years with In the Loop and The Death of Stalin. We didn't get to him in our comedy...
Apr 23, 2019
Debra Granik deserves to be included on any list of the best filmmakers of the 21st century. That should give you an idea of what we thought of Granik's four films, which include the Oscar nominated Winter's Bone and last year's Leave No Trace.
Apr 8, 2019
When we did our Alfonso Cuarón episode, he was coming off of Gravity, a movie that won 6 Oscars, including Best Director. Not much has changed, except Roma only won 3 Oscars, including Best Director. Listen as we fit Roma into Cuarón's body of work.
Apr 4, 2019
Nicole Holofcener got nominated for an Oscar and won a Writers Guild of America award for best adapted screenplay for Can You Ever Forgive Me? In this episode, we are talking about her other 2018 release, The Land of Steady Habits. Did a male lead and no Catherine Keener lead to Netflix success?
As always let us know...