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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...


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...


Oct 17, 2017

On today's show, we're sinking into the sweet embrace of existential despair. Host Lady P is joined by co-producer Martin Kessler, Battleship Pretension writer and Flixwise regular Scott Nye, and new friend of the show Lilly Holman, to evaluate Michelangelo Antonioni's 1962 classic L'Eclisse. They step through some of...


Sep 19, 2017

Martin Kessler is joined by Chris Funderberg and John Cribbs of thepinksmoke.com to discuss the films of two-time Palme d'Or award-wining director Shohei Imamura. They talk about his dark subject matter, his bleak point of view, the phases of his career, and his wild sense of humour. They discuss how Imamura has...