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Flixwise Podcast

Jan 30, 2018

Martin is joined by returning guest Becky D’Anna to discuss Alexander Payne’s Election. They discuss the film’s use of unreliable narration, which of its characters are sympathetic, its garbage motif, and what a bee sting adds to it.  They talk about why the film’s ending is perfect, and why the original...


Dec 20, 2017

Is Titanic an unsinkable classic? A deluxe panel dives in to decide whether the one-time 'biggest movie i the world' is worthy of The Flixwise Favourites List. They discuss Kate and Leo....and James "Feminist Filmmaker" Cameron. The sing-a-long of My Heart Will Go On is just a bonus.


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...


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...