The Long Take

A TVFilm and Arts podcast
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Hosts Brian Verderosa, Nick Scalia and Chris Oliphant try to see more and learn more about film in this in-depth movie discussion podcast, a continuation of their long-running show, Talking Movies.

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This week, we're kicking off a series of back-to-back feature episodes focusing on the work of writer/director Ryan Coogler, whose most recent work was the superlative Marvel Cinematic Universe entry Black Panther. That megahit from earlier this year is next on our list, but first up, we're discussing Coogler's debut feature, 2013's Fruitvale Station -- a character-driven drama based on the true …
The 2018 Cannes Film Festival may be over, but the cold shoulder that the fest showed streaming giant Netflix this year is bound to be discussed for a long time to come -- so, we thought, why not jump into the fray? This week, Nick and Brian consider the Cannes/Netflix controversy over what is allowed to compete at the festival, which brings up a much larger issue: in the era of streaming films o…
This week, the guys take a look at director David Bruckner's The Ritual, a Netflix Original movie that's earned some solid buzz from horror fans and comes highly recommended from co-host Chris. We discuss Bruckner's impressive chops as a director of suspense sequences and the film's uncommonly character-centric approach to horror -- which, for Nick and Brian, doesn't quite carry through the entir…

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Jan 13th, 2014
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Jun 1st, 2018
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