Bart & Jenna take a look at The Shaw Brothers and the changing landscape of Hong Kong in the 1960s. They discuss a range of films from the iconic classics to the bizarre–including The One-Armed Swordsman, Come Drink With Me, and Temptress of a Thousand Faces.
In this episode, two honkies named Bart & Jenna discuss the topic of black masculinity as seen in both celebrated and criminally under-seen films–from Raisin in the Sun and The Learning Tree to The Cool World and Uptight.
1964 was a year that represented a real turning point for movie musicals, mixing enduring classics with cutting edge Rock'n'Roll films. Join Jenna and Bart as they traverse the entire spectrum–which includes some of their all-time favorites, a few guilty
Bart and Jenna get drunk in order to talk about the cultural impact that James Bond had in the 1960s, their love/hate relationship with the series, and of course their opinions on every Bond movie from the decade.
Since Jean-Luc Godard can cause certain people to run as far away as possible, we decided to tackle his occasionally difficult output in the most approachable way possible: Anna Karina. Bart & Jenna discuss every film the duo made together in the 1960s, from Le Petit Soldat to The Oldest Profession.
Bart and Jenna watch every film Clint Eastwood made in the 1960s, from A Fistful of Dollars to Paint Your Wagon. Join them as they investigate the triumphs and stumbles he took trying to break away from his white-hat television roles in order to build his black-hat film career.
Bart & Jenna speak for the first time about why they’re taking the plunge into making this podcast in the first place. They discuss everything from their own personal backgrounds with cinema, what it is they want from a movie, and how to approach older cinema while not betraying your modern values.
Guest Paul Bishop of the Six Gun Justice podcast joins us to discuss The Professionals (1966). From talk of truth and morality, sexism and racism, as well as some memorably badass women warriors, they’ve got quite a bit on their plate.
Beyond their notable soundtracks, all of these movies actively reflect the scores in their filmmaking, resulting in abstract visual punches to non-linear plots. Including The Connection, Repulsion, All Night Long, Mickey One, and more
Guest Richard A Lertzman talks frankly to Cinema60 about his new book Deconstructing the Rat Pack: Joey, The Mob and The Summit along with breaking down the impetus behind the original Ocean's 11 (1960)
Bart & Jenna investigate the surreal and Catholic-guilt ridden world of atheist filmmaker Luis Buñuel, who with a string of masterpieces–Viridiana, Exterminating Angel, Diary of a Chambermaid and Belle De Jour–positively came into his own in the 1960s.