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Flixwise Podcast

Dec 15, 2017

Martin Kessler is joined by Emma Guerard to discuss a pair of films, Pandora's Box and Diary of a Lost Girl, both starring Louise Brooks and directed by G.W. Pabst. They consider Louise Brooks' acting style, her status as an icon, and how her collaboration with Pabst fit into her career. They compare the films to one...


Dec 5, 2017

Dave Eves returns to join Martin in discussing Sergio Leone's epic spaghetti western, Once Upon a Time in the West. They talk about the films casting of Henry 'Good Guy' Fonda as the film's villain, its international shooting locations, the myths of the old west, the nuance of gunshot sound effects, and what a 'special...


Nov 21, 2017

Martin Kessler is joined by returning guests Chris Funderberg and John Cribbs of thepinksmoke.com to discuss Rainer Werner Fassbinder's fifteen and a half hour long adaptation of Alfred Döblin's novel, Berlin Alexanderplatz. They look at its complex narrative, moral themes, and historical context. They make comparisons...


Nov 14, 2017

Lady P is joined by Patrick McGilligan, author of Robert Altman Jumping Off the Cliff, who has returned to the podcast to discuss the musically and politically charged film Nashville. However with Nashville being the only Robert Altman film on the list, they can't resist diving into the rest of Altman's long, eclectic,...


Oct 31, 2017

Martin Kessler is joined by Jacob Rivera for a look at the films of director David Fincher in the 1990s; Alien 3, Se7en, The Game, and Fight Club. They see how well each film holds up, and examine their thematic landscapes. They discuss Fincher's shifting style, his approach to visual effects, his sense of humour, how...