Shoot The Piano Player: A French New Wave Podcast

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We get to our first Truffaut, The Soft Skin! Dave Eves (https://twitter.com/CinemaVsDave) joins J Dawg and Spencer for a chat about Muppets, intentionally dull yet interesting characters, and much more. Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts - http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/ Intro Music - Dom by Vivien Fop
Mtume Gant(https://twitter.com/SirCoreGant) and Marcus Pinn (https://twitter.com/PINNLAND_EMPIRE) return to discuss the classic film that EVERYONE needs to see, Soleil O. Also, watch the Mahamat-Saleh Haroun film A Season In France or any Haroun film at all.   Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Within Our Gates - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/within-our-gates/id1523709075 Zebras In America Podcast - https://soundcloud.com/zebras-in-america Pinnland Empire - http://www.pinnlandempire.com/   Ending song - PARIS by marcus (aka Marcus Pinn) off of The MPC ERA Intro song - The Other Side of Things by Sir Tumes (aka Mtume) off of The Knocksillator BUY THEIR MUSIC Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/ BUY HER ART
The pairing of movies that Spencer doesn't get concludes with the Antonioni's classic, L'Avventura. Joel and Amanda aka WMassLiberty like it considerably more. They cover everything from video games to Uncle Boonmee to Italian sleazy men.  Amanda is WMassLiberty on Twitter The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/ Intro - Dom by Vivien Fop Outro song - L'Avventura theme by Giovanni Fusco
Here it is, the big one - the iconic French New Wave film, that everyone sees in film school. You know, the one with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg. J-Dawg and Spencer are joined Mike Wood (The Grindbin Podcast) and Nolan Tuck (Cinema Parlor Podcast). Cinema Parlor - https://soundcloud.com/cinemaparlor https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/cinema-parlor-746306 Grindbin - https://grindbin.libsyn.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/ Music - Dom by Vivien Fop
This is not an ordinary special episode. Samm Deighan (Daughters of Darkness podcast, Diabolique Magazine, Evil Eye Podcast) joins the boys to discuss the delightfully surreal murder mystery dream nautical arthouse smash, Celine and Julie Go Boating! They go over whether or not the movie is Goth, the French language, Jacques Rivette, and much more.  Diabolique Magazine - https://diaboliquemagazine.com/ Daughters of Darkness - https://diaboliquemagazine.com/category/daughters-of-darkness-podcast/?fbclid=IwAR3mFPKEqUFWHUwYQ7P0xYAew7EVV9HzqnkjpNflorQsxVhquX7tJBnKC2c Samm's Upcoming Book Preorder - https://mcfarlandbooks.com/product/The-Legacy-of-World-War-II-in-European-Arthouse-Cinema/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-dead-travel-fast-1410400 Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts (http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/) Music - Dom by Vivien Fop End Song - Beef Rap by Hip Hop Legend MF DOOM 'Just Remember ALL CAPS when you spell the man name' - RIP MF DOOM
1954 was a huge year for movies. It gave us Seven Samurai, Gojira, La Pointe-Courte, and the topic for this episode, La Strada! We talk about our first Italian films, Rachel Dratch, Russ 'The Rural Fellini' Meyer, Neorealism, and Nigerian literary icon, Cyprian Ekwensi! Spencer makes an error about Fellini's career, it's very noticeable.  The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-dead-travel-fast-1410400 Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ Logo - Sarah Roberts Music - Dom by Vivien Fop
Friend of the show Alistair Pitts from Russophiles Unite! returns, this time to discuss the amazing and unique Jacques Tati. They focus on Hulot's Holiday but get into a lot of different topics.  Russophiles Unite - https://russophilesunite.podbean.com/ Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - https://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts Music - Dom by Vivien Fop
J-Dawg and Spencer start strong with not only the first (sort of) French New Wave film but also Agnes Varda's debut film, La Pointe-Courte. This was Spencer's first Varda (not the case for J-Dawg). If you haven't checked it out, do so now.  Red, Black, & Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/   Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts Music - Vivien Fop, song - Dom 
Well, here it is...the end...of season 2. Joel and Spencer go through their favorite and least favorite Spike joints, Oscar and Cannes winners, and more. Most importantly, they get into the Spike Leeiverse. Listen to the end for a preview of the next season.  The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ Logo - Josh Hollis Theme Music - James Fell Featured Song - Blak iz Blak by The Mau-Maus from the Bamboozled soundtrack.
Here it is, the greatest Spike joint and one of the best films of the 20th century...Do The Right Thing! The boys try to cover everything this classic film discusses from Radio Raheem to the 1990 Oscars. The Dead Travel Fast: A Vampire Podcast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - https://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Logo - Josh Hollis Music - James Fell
Sarah Roberts (http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/) joins the boys to discuss the film that beat Do the Right Thing at Cannes 1989. Sex, lies, and videotape is the debut feature of multi-faceted and always shifting Steven Soderbergh. This episode covers Wim Wenders, technology, Spike Lee, and Tango and Cash and much more! The Dead Travel Fast - https://twitter.com/deadtravelpod Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Logo - Josh Hollis Music - James Fell
In the final special episode, the boys are joined by returning guest Mtume Gant. This time, they discuss the multi-talented and outspoken political icon - Paul Robeson. Robeson was immensely talented but had the career that he deserved. The guys discuss his 1925 debut film, Body and Soul by Oscar Micheaux. Watch Robeson's films, listen to his music, and read his work, Robeson is gone but he left behind a huge legacy.  Within Our Gates podcast - https://www.rezistansnwa.com/tag/within-our-gates/ Mtume's Twitter - https://twitter.com/SirCoreGant The Dead Travel Fast podcast - https://twitter.com/deadtravelpod Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Mtume's Bandcamp, Sir Tumes - https://sirtumes.bandcamp.com/music Song featured - Ella by Sir Tumes Logo - Josh Hollis Theme Music - James Fell 
Martin Kessler returns to discuss a another classic African film, the Burkina Faso film- Tilai by Idrissa Ouedraogro. The film is fantastic and it's available in variety of places some more legal than others, but you can still find it. Listen on Podbean, Google Play, Amazon, and Spotify.  Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ http://thepinksmoke.com/germanpart1.html The Dead Travel Fast - https://deadtravelpod.podbean.com/ Logo - Josh Hollis Music - James Fell
Oliver Stone's Platoon wasn't just the Best Picture Winner of 1987, it was also one of the biggest films of 1986. Lan L comes by to talk about her favorite movie from high school. This episode goes all over the place from Woody Allen to the hotness of Dafoe to anime. Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Theme - James Fell Logo - Josh Hollis
The Magic Lantern Podcast stops by to discuss the classic Egyptian film, Cairo Station. This film is on Netflix as of now (and other places online). It's a collage of Hitchcock, French New Wave, Italian Neo-Realism, and much more while retaining a special and specific qualities. Watch It Now! The Magic Lantern Podcast - http://www.magiclanternpodcast.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Theme - James Fell Logo - Josh Hollis
Jared Gilman (https://twitter.com/realJaredGilman) Returns...Again! This time we're talking Spike's debut feature, She's Gotta Have it. Topics covered: Yeelen (1987), Woody Allen, Spike's career, Platoon, and this movie called Moonrise Kingdom. Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Logo - Josh Hollis Music - James Fell
The boys close out the 1996 pairing with the Mike Leigh classic, Secrets and Lies. John Cribbs of the Pink Smoke joins them to dissect the potent ensemble drama. If you are new to Mike Leigh, watch his movies. He's one of the best. Pink Smoke - https://thepinksmoke.com/ https://twitter.com/thepinksmoke Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Logo - Josh Hollis Music - James Fell
Million Man March 1995! Spike Lee and Reggie Rock Bythewood's road trip social drama covers a lot of territory from the police to cowboys to the legendary Ossie Davis. It's on Netflix and available other places too. Music - James Fell Logo - Josh Hollis
It's 1996! Spike is back with a new film, Girl 6. It's the one where Prince did the music. J-Dawg and Spencer are joined Dave and Stephanie Stone-Robb to discuss this overlooked Spike joint. Listen to Dave and Stephanie's various podcasts - The Reelist and Lifemark.    https://lifemarkcast.libsyn.com/ https://thereelist.libsyn.com/   Logo - Josh Hollis Music - James Fell
Gena Radcliffe of Kill By Kill (https://twitter.com/KillByKillPod?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor)and The Spool (https://thespool.net/) rejoins Joel and Spencer to talk about Marty, The Departed, and Nic Cage!   Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/   Logo - Josh Hollis   Music - James Fell    
Jared Gilman (https://twitter.com/realJaredGilman) Returns! This time for the recent Ghanaian film, Burial of Kojo. Artist/Rapper/Director/Writer Blitz the Ambassador made his directorial debut with this tale about family, death, and magic. Burial of Kojo is on Netflix currently.  Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - https://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Cinema Parlor - https://soundcloud.com/cinemaparlor, https://twitter.com/cinemaparlor?lang=en Logo - Josh Hollis Theme Music - James Fell
it's finally happened. We're done with the Denzel/Spike collabs. Don't fret though, Megan Dooley from the Rosemary's Baby 666/The Shining 237 podcast (https://theshining237.com/) joins the boys to discuss the classic Denzel/Clive Owen heist film. Also, Megan was almost in Law & Order, and a few other things too. Listen on Spotify, Podbean, Google Play Store, etc. Rosemary's Baby 666/The Shining 237 - https://twitter.com/The_Shining_237 Logo - Josh Hollis Theme Music - James Fell Featured music - Theme for a Taiwanese Woman by Devendra Banhart
Sex! Murder! Music! Willem Dafoe! Nic Cage! Jack Nance! Diane Ladd! Laura Dern!All of this and more in the David Lynch Classic, WILD AT HEART! Amanda (@WMassLiberty) returns to chat about this wild ride. If you're into Twin Peaks and/or David Lynch and haven't seen Wild at Heart yet, correct that ASAP. *The vampire podcast mentioned hasn't been released yet but will be soon.* Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Logo - Josh Hollis Theme Music - James Fell
Surprise! Another Secret Episode! We recorded this one a months back with Mike and Bobby (https://twitter.com/Bobby_Batson) from the Grindbin (https://twitter.com/grindpod). Wesley Snipes was a huge star but then his career fell and then he went to prison. We decided to celebrate Snipes by chatting about one of his breakout films, New Jack City. Grindbin - https://twitter.com/grindpod Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/ Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Featured Song - Half Manne Half Cocaine by Freddie Gibbs from the album, Bandana with Madlib. https://freddiegibbsmadlib.bandcamp.com/album/bandana Logo - Josh Hollis Theme music - James Fell
The tale of 4 friends returning to Vietnam for gold and more, Da 5 Bloods recently came out and we had to talk about it. Jared Gilman, actor and film student, joins Joel and Spencer to talk about the music, Delroy, and movie endings. Jared's Twitter - https://twitter.com/realJaredGilman Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/ Theme Music - James Fell Logo - Josh Hollis Featured Music - She Hate Me Theme by the legendary, Terence Blanchard. 
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Podcast Details

Created by
PianoPlayerPod
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Nov 29th, 2016
Latest Episode
Mar 7th, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
149
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes
Order
Episodic
Language
English
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