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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,”…

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    The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… The Blair Witch Project (1999) 10.12.18 Players: Austin, Maxx — Notes — The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, and Psychoanalysis by Barbara Creed — If you’re curious to learn more about the Abject/Abjection, seek this book out. Creed…

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    Dead Alive (1992)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Dead Alive (1992) 10.5.18 Players: Austin, Maxx — Notes — Men, Women, and Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film by Carol J. Clover — This is a seminal book in academic criticism on…

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    What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… What Have You Done to Solange? (1972) 9.21.18 Players: Austin, Maxx — Notes — “No Place Like Home: The Late-Modern World of the Italian giallo Film” by Alexia Kannas. From Senses of Cinema, Issue 67, July 2013…

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    Le Million (1931)

    This week on The Spectator Film Podcast… Le Million (1931) 8.2.18 Players: Austin, Maxx — Notes — Here’s a link to the Criterion Collection release of Le Million.