Podcasts

New Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘The Cinematic Story of 2020’

Brand new podcast appearance.

In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney discuss talk through the craziest year for cinema yet – the rollercoaster that was 2020.

What was cinema like before March? Did Disney+ signal the beginning of a new era for distribution? How did Tenet fare? And how does the Warner Bros decision effect 2021 and the unpredictable year to come? We ask these questions and many more.

Plus! We count down our five favourite films we did manage to see from 2020.
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New Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Fincher, Welles and the Auteur’ (Mank)

Brand new podcast appearance.

In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, A. J. Black and co-host Carl Sweeney this week celebrate the release of David Fincher’s chronicle of 1930s Hollywood, Mank, by discussing the cinematic auteur, in a special crossover episode with The Movie Palace Podcast.

What is auteur theory? How does it relate to Fincher and Orson Welles, who directed the key film central to Mank, Citizen Kane? And who else can be classified under this unique moniker?
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