Pride Month Episode: Highlighting Queer Opera Company’s First Feature “Orfeo” with Special Guest Liz Kiger & Celebrating Pride on Film

Further reading: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earring_Magic_Ken Pride & Prejudice parallels broken down: https://slate.com/culture/2022/06/fire-island-movie-pride-prejudice-jane-austen-adaptation.html Other film adaptations of the story of Orpheus and Eurydice: The Searchers (1956) What Dreams May Come (1998) The English Patient Moulin Rouge http://www.tasteofcinema.com/2020/10-great-movies-inspired-by-the-myth-of-orpheus-and-eurydice/ “ORFEO” (2022) To watch the film, donate or learn more click below: https://www.lizkiger.com/brooklyntelemann If you want to do a photoshoot inContinue reading “Pride Month Episode: Highlighting Queer Opera Company’s First Feature “Orfeo” with Special Guest Liz Kiger & Celebrating Pride on Film”

“My Dead Dad” (2021): In Conversation With Pedro Correa & Aaron Grimes

Behind The Scenes photographs provided by Never Norm Films “My Dead Dad” (2021), directed by Fabio Frey, co-written by Frey and the lead actor Pedro Correa, is a semi-autobiographical tale about a young burnout who goes on a journey of self discovery when he finds out that his estranged dad has not only passed away,Continue reading ““My Dead Dad” (2021): In Conversation With Pedro Correa & Aaron Grimes”

The Batman

“Prisoners” (2013) with Paul Dano (left) & Jake Gyllenhaal (right) Some of the absurdity that is “Batman & Robin” (1997)… Batman Viewing List: “Batman” (1987) directed by Tim Burton (Michael Keaton as Batman; Villain is Jack Nicholson as the Joker; Kim Basinger as Vicki Vale)“Batman Returns” (1992) directed by Tim Burton (Michael Keaton as Batman;Continue reading “The Batman”

“THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES” (2012), Bon Iver, Heath Ledger & What They All Have In Common

Heath Ledger music video for N’Fa Jones – one of his best childhood friends, and a show of Ledger’s directorial abilities (edited by Matt Amato): Sources: https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2011/11/01/michelle_williams_says_filming_blue_valentine_helped_her_get_over_heath_ledgers_death.html https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1817273/trivia/?ref_=tt_trv_trv https://www.what-song.com/Artist/7886/Bon-Iver

The Oscars Episode: “The Worst Person in the World” (2021) + The Academy Awards Episode

As Discussed in Episode: Harry Potter Take-Down on YouTube in light of recent J.K. Rowling news: Sam Elliot Controversy: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/sam-elliott-power-of-the-dog-homosexuality-1235101897/ List of Oscar nominations: Sources: THE Sound-asMedia Article that I quoted throughout the film’s synopsis: https://www.sound-as.co.uk/glasgow-film-festival-2022/the-worst-person-in-the-world https://www.thenation.com/article/culture/worst-person-joachim-trier/

“THE POWER OF THE DOG” (2021): Westerns Done Right, Dusty Gay Benedict Cumberbatch & Collaborating Couples

“The Power of the Dog” (2021): Westerns Done Right, Dusty Gay Benedict Cumberbatch, & Collaborating Couples Directed by Jane Campion, this film stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemmons. In this episode, I break down the film with fun facts and anecdotes, but also revisit my favorite Westerns. Links at bottom to all previousContinue reading ““THE POWER OF THE DOG” (2021): Westerns Done Right, Dusty Gay Benedict Cumberbatch & Collaborating Couples”

“LICORICE PIZZA” (2021): Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1970s California

“LICORICE PIZZA” (2021) “BOOGIE NIGHTS” (1997) & “INHERENT VICE” (2014): Paul Thomas Anderson movies set in 1970’s California (he was born in 1970 and was raised in the Valley, so much of the content is pulled from his experience or adjacent to his personal upbringing). “THE NICE GUYS” (2016) is the other movie (NOT inContinue reading ““LICORICE PIZZA” (2021): Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1970s California”