• Commentary Track

    The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) 10/11/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins 14:46 — Notes — Terence Fisher by Peter Hutchings — An engaging and insightful book on the director of many of…

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    The Gorgon (1964)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Gorgon (1965) 10/4/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 15:06 — Notes — We watched the Indicator Hammer Volume One Box Set edition of The Gorgon for the show this week. Indicator seems…

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    The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) 9/27/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 13:52 — Notes — Terence Fisher by Peter Hutchings — An engaging and insightful book on the director of many of…

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    House of Wax (1953)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… House of Wax (1953) 8/16/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 10:36 — Notes — We watched the Warner Bros. home video release of House of Wax for the show this week. It has excellent…

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    National Treasure (2004)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… National Treasure (2004) 9/13/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 15:25 — Notes — Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes Ways of Seeing by John Berger — Here’s a link to Ways…

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    Scarface (1932)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Scarface (1932) 9/6/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 13:30 — Notes — “The Gangster as Tragic Hero” by Robert Warshow — Here’s a link to a professor’s personal website (Andrée Lafontaine, PHD)…

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    The World’s End (2013)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The World’s End (2013) 8/30/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 14:20 — Notes — The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to Literary Genre by Tzvetan Todorov — Here’s a link to Todorov’s book…

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    The Dark Crystal (1982)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Dark Crystal (1982) 8/23/19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 13:40 — Notes — The Wider Worlds of Jim Henson: Essays on His Work and Legacy Beyond The Muppet Show and Sesame…

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    Pacific Rim (2013)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Pacific Rim (2013) 8.16.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 18:59 — Notes — The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo Del Toro Edited by Ann Davies, Deborah Shaw, and Dolores Tierney — Here’s a…

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    Island of Lost Souls (1932)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Island of Lost Souls (1932) 8.10.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 11:21 — Notes — We watched The Criterion Collection release of the Island of Dr. Moreau for this week’s episode. It’s a…