• Commentary Track

    A Clockwork Orange (1971)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… A Clockwork Orange (1971) 4.3.20 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 14:52 — Notes — Film as a Subversive Art by Amos Vogel — We didn’t reference Vogel’s brief review of A Clockwork Orange…

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    Underworld (2003)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Underworld (2003) 3.27.20 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 17:58 — Notes — “Sullied Blood, Semen and Skin: Vampires and the Spectre of Miscegenation” by Kimberly A. Frohreich from Gothic Studies — Here’s a neat…

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    Them! (1954)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Them! (1954) 3.20.20 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 15:36 — Notes — “Rip & Tear” by Mick Gordon Rational Fears: American Horror in the 1950’s by Mark Jancovich — Insightful and engaging…

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    The Band Wagon (1953)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Band Wagon (1953) 12.19.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 9:30 — Notes — “The Band Wagon” by Joe McElhaney from Senses of Cinema — Review of The Band Wagon from Senses of Cinema. “Minnelli,…

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    Pitch Black (2000)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Pitch Black (2000) 12.6.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 17:30 — Notes — The Cinema Book edited by Pam Cook — I was unable to find the actual Robert Warshow essay online…

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    Detour (1945)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Detour (1945) 11.22.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary track begins at 16:35 — Notes — We watched the Criterion Collection release of Detour for our show this week. It’s a wonderful version of the film, and…

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    The Death of Stalin (2017)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Death of Stalin (2017) 11.14.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 17:57 — Notes — “What’s Fact and Fiction in The Death of Stalin” by Ellin Stein from Slate The Penguin Dictionary of Critical…

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    Sherlock Jr. (1924)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Sherlock Jr. (1924) 11.1.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 10:58 — Notes — Sherlock Jr. (1924) — There’s the link to the Youtube version we watched for this episode. My Wonderful World of Slapstick…

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    Dracula (1958)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Dracula (1958) 10.24.19 Featuring: Austin, Maxx Commentary Track begins at 12:57 — Notes — We watched the Warner Archive release of Dracula for the show this week. Terence Fisher by Peter Hutchings — An engaging…