In this episode, we discuss Otto Preminger's courtroom drama, Anatomy of a Murder (1959), starring James Stewart, Lee Remick, and George C. Scott. Join us as we examine the combination of objectivity and ambiguity that makes Preminger's film so gripping.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) Ep. 44
In this episode, we discuss Roman Polanski's horror film, Rosemary's Baby (1968), starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, and Ruth Gordon. We examine how Polanski transforms such a mundane world into a deeply disturbing reality.
Citizen Kane (1941) Ep. 43 w/ special guest Ted Walch
In this episode, Max welcomes back Ted Walch to tackle the Orson Welles masterpiece, Citizen Kane (1941). Starring Orson Welles himself, this film combines and layers cinematic technique with such deliberate sophistication that it is clearly one of the most important films of all-time.
Citizen Kane is currently #1 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) Ep. 42 w/ special guest Myke Emal
In this episode we welcome Myke Emal from the CineMusts Podcast to help breakdown the historical context and artistic excellence of The Manchurian Candidate (1962). Starring Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, and Angela Lansbury, this is a timeless political thriller, filled with paranoia and deception.
Red River (1948) Ep. 41
In this episode we discuss Howard Hawks's Red River (1948), starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, and dissect the evolution of the male persona in postwar America, as well as a subverting of western genre myths.