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We finally close the chapter on season 5 and of 2019, as we movie on to talk about the most anticipated films coming out this year. Due to the coronavirus, some film releases have already been pushed back, while others are very likely to be moved as well. So please understand that this episode might eventually become just a films I'm looking forward too, but might not be out anytime soon.  Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or send an email to contrazoompod@gmail.com. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
This episode of Contra Zoom is ten years in the making! Join us as we count down the 50 best films of the 2010's. On part one we go through the bottom half of the list. To make things more fun there are a ton of special guests (too many to name) to give their takes on why these films are important. Stay tuned as the top 25 will be revealed on December 31st! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RadioPublic, Podcast Addict and more on the way! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing this very special logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or send an email to contrazoompod@gmail.com. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
After spending the last three weeks breaking down the odds that each of the Best Picture nominees and their odds to win each of their awards (Sound of Minari Nomadland, Judas and the Mank, The Trial of the Promising Young Father). Stephanie Prior joins the show as we list off who we think will win, who we want to win and who was snubbed at this year's Oscars. How will they fare? Below are their predictions and check back next week when critic Thom Ernst joins the show and the results are revealed.  Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung - Minari (D+S) Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya - Judas and the Black Messiah (D+S) Best Actress: Viola Davis - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (D), Carey Mulligan - Promising Young Woman (S) Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (D+S) Best Original Score: Soul (D+S) Best Original Song: Judas and the Black Messiah (D), One Night in Miami... and (S) Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman (D+S) Best Adapted Screenplay: Nomadland (D+S) Best Cinematography: Nomadland (D+S) Best Sound: Sound of Metal (D+S) Best Costumes: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (D+S) Best Hair and Makeup: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (D+S) Best Animated Feature: Soul (D+S) Best Animated Short: If Anything Happens I Love You (D+S) Best Documentary: Collective (D), My Octopus Teacher (S) Best Documentary Short: A Love Song for Latasha (D+S) Best International Film: Another Round (D+S) Best Live Action Short: Two Distant Strangers (D+S) Best Visual Effects: Tenet (D+S) Best Production Design: The Father (D), Mank (S) Best Film Editing: Nomadland (D), Sound of Metal (S) Best Director: Chloe Zhao - Nomadland (D+S) Best Picture: Nomadland (D+S) For all for CZP needs visit us at contrazoompod.com. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Every year we break down all the Best Picture nominees at the Oscars and go over their chances to win each of their nominations. We rank them as Front Runners, Dark Horses, Long Shots and Just Happy to Be There. Joining the show is Joe Aragon host of House of Cinema, who previously was heard on episode 134: David Fincher Ranked. On today's show we are discussing Promising Young Woman, The Father and The Trial of the Chicago 7. Tune in next week for our annual Oscar predictions episode. Timestamps Promising Young Woman 5:30-22:00 Best Picture Best Actress - Carey Mulligan Best Director - Emerald Fennell Best Original Screenplay Best Film Editing The Father 22:00-42:00 Best Picture Best Actor - Anthony Hopkins Best Supporting Actress - Olivia Colman Best Adapted Screenplay Best Film Editing Best Production Design The Trial of the Chicago 7 42:00-1:07:00 Best Picture Best Supporting Actor - Sacha Baron Cohen Best Original Screenplay Best Film Editing Best Cinematography Best Original Song Follow House of Cinema on Twitter and Instagram.  Please join Contra Zoom Pod in donating to the AAPI Community Fund and the #StopAsianHate campaign. For all for CZP needs visit us at contrazoompod.com. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Every year we break down all the Best Picture nominees at the Oscars and go over their chances to win each of their nominations. We rank them as Front Runners, Dark Horses, Long Shots and Just Happy to Be There. Joining the show is Jeff and Pierre, hosts of Classic Movies Live who are appearing for their first time. On today's show we are discussing Mank and Judas and the Black Messiah. This series will continue the next week as we finish covering the other three BP nominees. Timestamps Mank 7:00-1:00:00 Best Picture Best Actor - Gary Oldman Best Supporting Actress - Amanda Seyfried Best Director - David Fincher Best Cinematography Best Production Design Best Original Score Best Makeup and Hairstyling Best Costume Design Best Sound Judas and the Black Messiah 1:00:00-1:29:45 Best Picture Best Supporting Actor - Daniel Kaluuya Best Supporting Actor - LaKeith Stanfield Best Original Screenplay Best Cinematography Best Original Song Listen to the Classic Movies Live on Spotify and Soundcloud. Please join Contra Zoom Pod in donating to the AAPI Community Fund and the #StopAsianHate campaign. For all for CZP needs visit us at contrazoompod.com. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Every year we break down all the Best Picture nominees at the Oscars and go over their chances to win each of their nominations. We rank them as Front Runners, Dark Horses, Long Shots and Just Happy to Be There. Joining the show is Paulo Bautista the host of the Oscars Death Race Podcast, who was heard on episode 142: Most Anticipated Films of 2021. On today's show we are discussing Sound of Metal, Minari and Nomadland. This series will continue the next two weeks as we finish covering the other five BP nominees. Timestamps Sound of Metal 3:30-21:30 Best Picture Best Actor - Riz Ahmed Best Supporting Actor - Paul Raci Best Film Editing Best Original Screenplay Best Sound Minari 21:30-41:00 Best Picture Best Actor - Steven Yeun Best Supporting Actress - Youn Yuh-jung Best Director - Lee Isaac Chung Best Original Screenplay Best Original Score Nomadland 41:00-1:01:00 Best Picture Best Actress - Frances McDormand Best Director - Chloe Zhao Best Adapted Screenplay Best Film Editing Best Cinematography Follow Paulo on Twitter @ninjaboimedia. Listen to the Oscars Death Race Podcast episode about the same three movies featuring Ray Luu. Please join Contra Zoom Pod in donating to the AAPI Community Fund and the #StopAsianHate campaign. For all for CZP needs visit us at contrazoompod.com. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode we review movies watching during the 2021 edition of the film festival portion of South by South West (SXSW). Rachel Ho returns to the show, previously heard on episode 139: Celebrating Asian American Cinema. We discuss the pros and cons of the digital festival, six different films and some of the awards that were handed out.  Timestamps: Intro 0:00-11:30 Islands 11:30-20:00 Alien on Stage 20:00-33:45 Our Father 33:45-42:00 Disintegration Loops 42:00-52:30 Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror 52:30-1:07:45 Potato Dreams of America 1:07:45-1:14:30 Awards/Outro 1:14:30-1:20:00 Please join Contra Zoom Pod in donating to the AAPI Community Fund and the #StopAsianHate campaign. Check out all of our written reviews for films seen at contrazoompod.com. Check out Rachel's film review site, including her own reactions to the Oscar nominations. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
The 93rd Academy Awards just announced the nominees for the biggest awards in film. Mank leads the pack with 10, but other big players include Minari, Nomadland, Sound of Metal, The Trail and the Chicago 7 and more! Sammy Feilchenfeld joins the show to discuss what the early nominations mean and some of our surprises and snubs amongst the pack. Stay tuned for plenty of Oscar coverage leading up to the ceremony on April 25th. I was recently on the Oscars Death Race podcast to predict who would be nominated and some general talk on First Cow, The Father and News of the World.  Visit contrazoompod.com for even more great CZP content! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Continuing our series celebrating cinema from around the world. On part two we look at animated Japanese films. We look at the history of Studio Ghibli and the impact the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. We discuss the influence of such seminal films like Ghost in the Shell, Paprika and Akira and the debate of dubs vs subs. Joining me on the show is Naomi Wada Platt, who guested on episode 130: imagineNATIVE, a YouTuber who often covers Japanese culture and politics in both English and Japanese language videos. Make sure you check out Part One where we discuss Live Action Japanese films! Follow Naomi on Twitter and Instagram. Visit contrazoompod.com for even more great CZP content! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
We are officially into 2021's movie season, while some release dates are still unconfirmed or destined to change, we look at the movies we are most excited about. Joining the show is Paulo Bautista host of the Oscars Death Race and Box Office Watch podcasts, who previously was on the show for episode 100: Oscars Death Race Interview. Movies we talk about include Shang-Chi, After Yang, The Tragedy of Macbeth, The Northman, The Green Knight, In the Heights and more!  We separated our picks into categories.  Paulo's categories: Superhero Flicks, Musicals, Animation and Artsy.  Dakota's categories: Coming to Netflix, A24 Releases, Directing Legends and Indie Darlings.  We both also looked at films that were pushed back from last year.  Follow Paulo on Twitter @ninjaboimedia.  Visit contrazoompod.com for even more great CZP content! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Continuing our series celebrating cinema from around the world. On this episode we look at live action Japanese films, from Seven Samurai and Godzilla, to Ringu and House up to Shoplifters. We gush about Akira Kurosawa, Yasujirō Ozu, Kenji Mizoguchi, Hirokazu Koreeda and others. Joining me on the show is Naomi Wada Platt, who guested on episode 130: imagineNATIVE, a YouTuber who often covers Japanese culture and politics in both English and Japanese language videos. Look forward to part two coming in a few weeks! Follow Naomi on Twitter and Instagram. Visit contrazoompod.com for even more great CZP content! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
The annual SXSW festival is gearing up to happen from March 16-20th online and we have a list of the ten most anticipated films we are looking forward too. Visit sxsw.com for the full festival lineup. The ten films we are looking forward to include: Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil, Alone Together, Under the Volcano, Hysterical, Lily Topples The World, The Fabulous Filipino Brothers, Swan Song, Violet, How It Ends and The Spine of Night. Dakota was also recently a guest on Please Watch This as they discussed The Master. Sam and Hugh were also recent guests on episode 135: Make/Remake Citizen Kane and Mank and provided voicemails for 138: Best Films of 2020.  Visit contrazoompod.com for even more great CZP content! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode Rachel Ho, who previously appeared on episode 129: Make/Remake Rebecca, comes on to celebrate Asian American cinema. We talk about some of the bigger classic films like The Joy Luck Club and Better Luck Tomorrow up to more recent films like The Farewell and Crazy Rich Asians. We even spend some time discussing film tourism with the idea that studios will only make English language films with Asian casts (like Mulan or Memoirs of a Geisha) if they are set in Asia. Check out Rachel's film review site, including her terrific top ten films list of 2020. Visit contrazoompod.com for even more great CZP content! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Normally we share our top films of the year after the Oscars, but with this year's ceremony being pushed back to April that doesn't make sense. Joining the show is Royce Benson as he and Dakota each share their top 10 films of 2020. A host of friends of the show also share their picks. Dakota's Top 10 10. Promising Young Woman 9. The Assistant 8. I’m Thinking of Ending Things 7. Palm Springs 6. Another Round 5. Emma. 4. Nomadland 3. The Vast of Night 2. Never Rarely Sometimes Always 1. The Trial of the Chicago 7 Royce's Top 10 10. Possessor 9. Boys State 8. Palm Springs 7. I’m Thinking of Ending Things 6. Lovers Rock 5. Mangrove 4. Portrait of a Lady on Fire 3. Sound of Metal 2. Soul 1. A Hidden Life The following friends of the show also shared their favourite films of the past year.  Stephanie Prior - The Vast of Night Sam Blakeley and Hugh Dempsey of Please Watch This - Soul and Tenet Calum McNabb of Scaretroducing - Saint Maud Rachel Ho - Sound of Metal Naomi Wada Platt - Portrait of a Lady on Fire Maria Escribano - The Father John Brody - Wolfwalkers Visit contrazoompod.com for even more great CZP content! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode, Stephanie Prior joins the show as we talk about some classic New Year's movies including The Poseidon Adventure, When Harry Met Sally..., Four Rooms, Bridget Jones Diary and New Year's Eve. After we play some fun what if games with the situations that arose during the movies including what party we most want to be at and who we would want to be our midnight kiss.  Contra Zoom Pod is taking a brief hiatus and will be back in a few weeks.  Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode Sammy Feilchenfeld returns to discuss all the news from the December 10th Disney Investor Day announcements. We go over topics like Star being bundled with Disney+ (and the incoming price hike), the new movies and TV shows from Disney Animation, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, FX and much more.   Listen to Sammy on episode 90: Disney+ as we go more in depth for a lot of the projects that are recapped on this show.  List of full announcements and article about the price hikes and addition of Star.   Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Normally Make/Remake examines how two films that share the same story. Not to say what film was better or worse, but how they are similar and different while following the same arcs. But this time we are looking at the 1941 classic Citizen Kane directed by Orson Welles, and the recent David Fincher release Mank, that looks at the writing of the movie. Joining the show is Sam Blakeley and Hugh Dempsey, hosts of Please Watch This. No Film School chronicles the controversy of Pauline Kael's original Raising Kane essay and tries to find the truth about who wrote Citizen Kane.  Follow Please Watch This on Twitter and Instagram.   If you haven't checked out the last episode, listen to us ranking David Fincher's filmography!  Dakota also recently appeared episode 70 of Please Watch This as he joined hosts Sam and Hugh to talk about Before Sunrise. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode we rank the ten theatrically released films directed by David Fincher in preparation of the just released Mank. Joe Aragon of House of Cinema joins the show as we talk all things Fincher and give out our own awards afterwards. Rankings 10. Alien 3 9. Panic Room 8. The Game 7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 6. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo T-4. Zodiac T-4. Se7en 3. Gone Girl 2. Fight Club 1. The Social Network Best Picture- The Social Network (both D+J) Best Actor- Jake Gyllenhaal for Zodiac (D), Brad Pitt for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (J) Best Actress- Rooney Mara for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (D), Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl (J) Best Supporting Actor- Armie Hammer (D) and Andrew Garfield (J) for The Social Network Best Supporting Actress- Deborah Kara Unger for The Game (D), Helena Bonham Carter for Fight Club (J) Follow House of Cinema on Instagram and Twitter. If you haven't listened to our Christopher Nolan Ranked episode, do so! Dakota also recently appeared episode 70 of Please Watch This as he joined hosts Sam and Hugh to talk about Before Sunrise. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode we continue our look into NEON as we rank our ten favourite films released by them. Joining the show is Royce Benson, who previously appeared on our Top Ten A24 Films and Life During Quarantine. We also reveal the poll results of listeners favourite NEON films. If you haven't checked out part one where the history of NEON is chronicled make sure you listen to that first.  Dakota's Top 5 5. Three Identical Strangers 4. Wild Rose 3. I, Tonya 2. Portrait of a Lady on Fire 1. Apollo 11 Royce's Top 5 5. Assassination Nation 4. Monos 3. Palm Springs 2. Possessor 1. Parasite Dakota also recently appeared episode 70 of Please Watch This as he joined hosts Sam and Hugh to talk about Before Sunrise. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
In our third "A History Of..." series after the success charting the rise of A24 Films and The Criterion Collection we are looking at NEON, a distributor who in just three short years managed to win a Best Picture Oscar for Parasite.  They got their start in 2017 and have put out films like I, Tonya, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Palm Springs, Apollo 11 and Honeyland. We trace their roots of the two founders and how they managed to be so successful.  What "A History Of..." would you like us to cover next? Email us at contrazoompod@gmail.com. Check out Hawkeyes episode 51 to hear me talk about Cymbeline as mentioned on this episode. Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
In lieu of a full episode this week, we bring you the first in our series of bonus episodes, Better Know a Contributor, where we ask frequent guests of the show 10 Contra Zoom Pod movie questions so you can learn more about your favourite voices. We talk favourite movies, favourite guest appearances (115: Christopher Nolan Ranked), last movie turned off and more!  Go to contrazoompod.com for all things CZP including past shows, guest appearances, blog posts and much more. Bookmark the page as we will be updating it frequently! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter,Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode Jesse Harley, co-host of Canadian Politics is Boring and filmmaker joins the show to discuss two Canadian movies that cover our countries involvement in foreign conflicts. We look at Passchendaele and Hyena Road with World War One and Afghanistan conflicts. Follow Canadian Politics is Boring on Twitter and Instagram. Go to contrazoompod.com for all things CZP including past shows, guest appearances, blog posts and much more. Bookmark the page as we will be updating it frequently! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter,Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
On this episode we cover the 2020 imagineNATIVE film festival, which celebrates the best Indigenous filmmaking from around the world! We are joined by Naomi Wada Platt, a YouTube film reviewer who covers film in both English and Japanese. We talk about Inconvenient Indian, Monkey Beach, Brother, I Cry, The Legend of Baron To'a and Love and Fury. Follow Naomi on Twitter and Instagram.  Go to contrazoompod.com for all things CZP including past shows, guest appearances, blog posts and much more. Bookmark the page as we will be updating it frequently! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Make/Remake examines how two films that share the same story. It isn't about what film was better or worse, but how they are similar and different while following the same arcs. In this episode we look at Alfred Hitchcock's 1940 Best Picture winning film Rebecca and this year remake directed by Ben Wheatley. Both films tell the story of a young woman who marries a widower and when they return to his seaside estate we learn that his first wife's mysterious death is still haunting everyone that lives there. Joining Dakota is Rachel Ho an online film reviewer.  Time Stamps Similarities 12:00-42:00 Differences 42:00-1:27:00 Follow Rachel on Twitter @_rachelkh. For more Rebecca content, listen to 7: From Wings to Birdman 1938-1947 Part 2, 8: Guillermo del Toro, Rebecca and Alfred Hitchcock and 66: Contra Zoom Presents… Hitchcock. Go to contrazoompod.com for all things CZP including past shows, guest appearances, blog posts and much more. Bookmark the page as we will be updating it frequently! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
Nathan Sizemore and Katey Cottrill return to the show as we share some Halloween movie recommendations. The I Hope you Suffer podcast hosts and Dakota share some classic horror, modern horror and comedy horror picks along with Nathan and Katey talking about a movie they have covered on their show. Classic Horror: Night of the Living Dead, Rosemary's Baby and The Uninvited Modern Horror: Impetigor, Let The Right One In and Cronos Comedy Horror: Tusk, Serial Mom and Corpse Bride IHYS Pick: Manborg Follow IHYS on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to their Pateron for great bonus content. Follow Nathan and Katey for even more excellent stuff.  Check out episode 110: Hot Docs at Home to hear the last episode that Nathan and Katey guested on. Go to contrazoompod.com for all things CZP including past shows, guest appearances, blog posts and much more. Bookmark the page as we will be updating it frequently! Listen to Contra Zoom on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Overcast, RadioPublic, Breaker, Podcast Addict and more! Please rate and review the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen. Send us a screenshot of your 5 star rating and review to contrazoompod@gmail.com and we will send you free swag! Thank you Eric and Kevin Smale for creating the awesome theme music and Stephanie Prior for designing the logo. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Contra Zoom is proudly presented by Aesthetic Magazine. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/contrazoompod/message
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Podcast Details

Created by
Dakota Arsenault
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Feb 28th, 2019
Latest Episode
Apr 19th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
153
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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