CriterionCast Episode 119 – Gus Van Sant’s Mala Noche

The CriterionCast is dedicated to important classic and contemporary films. In Episode 119 , Ryan Gallagher, James McCormick and Travis George discuss the weeks new rumours and releases and discuss Gus Van Sant’s 1985 film Mala Noche.

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Nerdist Podcast 173: Willem Dafoe

Nerdists Chris Hardwick sits down to chat with Willem Dafoe about emotional flexibility, Appleton, Wisconsin, and giant billboards. He also gives a glimpse of what’s going on inside the head of the Green Goblin and talks about a brush with a stand-up comedy career.

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Rotoscopers: Episode 3: Rock-A-Doodle – Animation, It’s Music to My Ears!

 The Rotoscopers is a podcast for the animation addict. In episode 3, they discuss Chelsea’s personal favorite filmDon Bluth’s Rock-A-Doodle.

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XFM Breakfast Podcast: Danny Wallace meets Denzel Washington

Danny Wallace of the XFM breakfast show meets the Safe House star Denzel Washington in a swanky London hotel…

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Auteurcast Episode 077: Billy Wilder’s Mauvaise Graine

The latest Auteurcast discusses Billy Wilder‘s 1934 film, “Mauvaise Graine”.

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How Did This Get Made: Episode 30 Director’s Edition: ‘Cool as Ice’ w/ Vanilla Ice & Brian Huskey

Described as ‘a rap oriented re-make of Rebel Without a Cause… just the very sound of ‘Cool as Ice’ makes us want to cringe, but the guys at How Did This Get Made watched it and invited Brian Huskey and Rob Van Winkle himself to join in revelling in this relic of the early 90s.  Weird biker gangs, inexplicable love stories, and the Witness Protection Program flesh out what is essentially a feature-length hip hop music video starring Vanilla Ice Ice Baby!

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XFM Breakfast Podcast: Danny Wallace meets Dan Aykroyd

Danny Wallace of the XFM breakfast show has a chat with his (and our) childhood hero, Dr. Raymond Stantz, Elwood Blues, Louis Winthorpe III… it is of course, Dan Aykroyd (@dan_aykroyd).

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AuteurCast Podcast Episode 073: David Lynch’s The Straight Story

We enjoyed the last episode of the AuteurCast and they are continuing their David Lynch theme with the a discussion on his 1999 film The Straight Story.  We’re enjoying this series.

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AuteurCast Podcast Episode 072: David Lynch’s Lost Highway

The AuteurCast is a weekly podcast dedicated to filmmakers, their movies and film criticism with an emphasis on indie, foreign and art house films. This weeks feature is a discussion of David Lynch‘s 1997 film, Lost Highway.

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Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo’s Film Reviews: Felicity Jones

Rising star Felicity Jones  joins Kermode and Mayo live in the studio as they review Woody Allen’s A Monster In Paris, Johnny Daukes Acts Of Godfrey, House Of Tolerance, Like Crazy, The Descendants and Liam Neeson in The Grey.

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The Critical Path Podcast #23: Auteur Theory

Horace Dediu talks to Prof. William J Torgerson, a teacher at the Institute For Writing Studies at St. John’s University in New York about the writing process and how it survives and/or thrives as a commercial enterprise. They talk about writing for movies and compare the collaborative process of “content creation” vs. the “single voice” of an author. If you make software you really should pay attention to how art is made. And vice versa.

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Jenna Fischer, Jack Handey, Video Game Picks and Kasper Hauser

Jenna Fischer of the US version of The Office talks about her totally-made-up-sounding first acting gig in LA, and what all the actors are doing on their computers when they’re in the background of a shot. The very real Jack Handey talks about his days as Steve Martin’s neighbor, and how he writes Deep Thoughts.

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Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo’s Film Reviews: Andrea Riseborough

Simon and Mark have reviews of X Night of Vengeance, Madonnas WE, Coriolanus, Haywire, The Sitter, J Edgar, plus actor Andrea Riseborough talks about her role in the biopic WE.

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Khodorkovsky Movie – Film Trailer Podcast

Explore the rise and fall of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who shot to the upper echelons of Russia’s wealthy elite before he became one of the most high-profile political prisoners on the planet in 2003.

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How Did This Get Made: Episode 28 Director’s Edition: Crank w/ Brian Taylor

“There is only one true action hero, Chev Chelios“.  Brilliant episode of How Did This Get Made, featuring Crank and Crank 2 director, Brain Taylor discussing the franchise… and we quote, “it was more of a cry for help than a movie!”.

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