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Flixwise Podcast

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 3, 2017

On today's show, NYC film critics, Caroline Golum and Matt Prigge, of Blue Velvet fame make their glorious return to Flixwise. In their previous appearance they discussed David Lynch's 1986 neo-noir, and so we thought it would be appropriate to stick with the freshman dorm-room milieu and talk about the other 69th film...


Aug 29, 2017

Lady P is joined by a pair of NYC film critics: Caroline Golum and Matt Prigge, to discuss the 69th (nice!) film on the Sight and Sound International Critics Poll: David Lynch's 1986 release, Blue Velvet. They talk about Lynch's manichean universe and his use of pastiche to emphasize his themes. Due respect is paid to...


Aug 15, 2017

Martin Kessler and David Blakeslee shimmy across a line between two towering films by certified auteur Robert Bresson, Pickpocket and A Man Escaped; at the 63rd and 69th spots on the Sight & Sound list respectively. They examine Bresson’s style & technique, the plausibility of A Man Escaped, consider if Bresson is more...