• Commentary Track

    Krampus (2015)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Krampus (2015) 12.20.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 29:45 — Notes — A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origins of the Sublime and the Beautiful by Edmund Burke — We only mention the concept of…

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    Event Horizon (1997)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Event Horizon (1997) 12.13.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at 20:58 — Notes — Two Paddocks is the only vine yard in the world where Sam Neill stomps on the grapes himself! Sam begins his…

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    Strangers on a Train (1951)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Strangers on a Train (1951) 12.7.18Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary starts at 28:35 — Notes — Hitchcock’s Films Revisited by Robin Wood — There are several iterations of this book, the first in 1965 and the latest…

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    Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) 11.30.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at: 50:30 — Notes — “Kubo and the Two Strings Is A SEQUEL!? – Gaijin Goombah” and “White Washing in Kubo and…

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    Legally Blonde (2001)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Legally Blonde (2001) 11.16.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at: 33:03 — Notes — “Let’s Stop Calling Movies Feminist” by Anna Biller —- Here’s Anna Biller’s – director of The Love Witch (2016) – perceptive…

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    The Killing (1956)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Killing (1956) 11.2.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at:  19:07 — Notes — On Kubrick by James Naremore — Here’s an accessible and steadfast introduction into Kubrick’s work, which balances an historical account…

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    Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) 11.9.18 Players: Austin, Maxx Commentary begins at: 21:25 — Notes — Austin never had the opportunity to mention Jean Baudrillard and Simulation/Simulacra, but if you’re the type of person…

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    To Be or Not to Be (1942)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… To Be or Not to Be (1942) 9.13.18 Players: Austin, Maxx — Notes — “Shylock’s Revenge: The Doubly Vanished Jew in Ernst Lubitsch’s To Be or Not to Be” by Joel Rosenberg — A…

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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) 8.26.18 Players: Austin, Maxx — Notes — Addendum: at 55:20 when Austin references “some other movie featuring a monster in a rubber outfit from the same year as Creature,”…