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Thoughtful film critiques with Dennis Morton & David Anthony. Broadcast on KUSP Wednesdays at 8:35 am and 7 pm

Thoughtful film critiques with Dennis Morton & David Anthony. Broadcast on KUSP Wednesdays at 8:35 am and 7 pm
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Santa Cruz, CA

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Thoughtful film critiques with Dennis Morton & David Anthony. Broadcast on KUSP Wednesdays at 8:35 am and 7 pm

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@KUSP

Language:

English

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203 8th Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062 831-476-2800


Episodes

To Kill a Mockingbird

7/7/2015
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Listen to Dennis Morton’s review above. Transcript of the review is posted below. The odds are that most of you in the KUSP listening area have seen To Kill A Mockingbird, the film adaptation of Harper Lee’s famous and beloved novel. I must confess that until very recently I had not seen the film. Neither [...]

Duration:00:03:45

A Little Chaos

7/2/2015
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Listen to the review by David H. Anthony, above.

Duration:00:03:35

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

6/24/2015
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Listen above to the review by Dennis Morton (Transcript posted below). It wasn’t clear to me from the previews what I was in for, and the title suggested the possibility of a few hours of maudlin melodrama, but, Me And Earl And The Dying Girl is not maudlin, and it’s like no melodrama I’ve [...]

Duration:00:03:22

ArtMattan

6/17/2015
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Listen above, to the review by David H. Anthony.

Duration:00:02:55

Results

6/10/2015
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Listen above, to the review by Dennis Morton.

Duration:00:03:39

Sunhsine Superman

6/3/2015
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Listen above, to the review by David H. Anthony

Duration:00:03:34

Slow West

5/28/2015
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Listen above, to the review by Dennis Morton.

Duration:00:03:49

Iris

5/22/2015
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Listen above, to the review by David H. Anthony

Duration:00:02:42

Clouds of Sils Maria

5/20/2015
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Listen above, to the review by Dennis Morton.

Duration:00:03:22

Tour De Force

5/6/2015
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Listen above, to the review by David H. Anthony.

Duration:00:03:27

Ex Machina

4/29/2015
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Listen above, to the review by Dennis Morton.

Duration:00:03:41

The Wrecking Crew

4/22/2015
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Listen above, to the review by David H. Anthony.

Duration:00:02:41

White God

4/15/2015
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Listen above, to the review by Dennis Morton.

Duration:00:03:17

Merchants of Doubt

4/1/2015
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Listen above, to the review by Dennis Morton.

Duration:00:03:05

The Frank Matthews Story

3/24/2015
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Some American few tropes that are universal. Among these are the cowboy and the gangster. With the former goes the lawman, referencing the great combat between lawmakers and lawbreakers. The popularity of The Godfather, the remake Scarface, Goodfellas and Boardwalk Empire are latter day reincarnations of classic genres of gangster fare like Public Enemy or [...]

Duration:00:03:04

Wild Tales

3/17/2015
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Listen above to the review by Dennis Morton.

Duration:00:03:40

Maps to the Stars

3/4/2015
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Listen above, to the review by Dennis Morton – and read it below. Maps To The Stars is a very strange film. It’s filled with subjects and situations that most of us don’t talk about, at least in public. It’s described as a comedy, and indeed, there are laughs. But the humor is almost unrelentingly [...]

Duration:00:03:01

Mr. Turner

2/20/2015
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Listen to the review by David H. Anthony, above.

Duration:00:02:58

Two Days, One Night

2/3/2015
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Listen to the review by Dennis Morton, and read it below. Two Days, One Night is a film by the Dardenne brothers, Luc and Jean-Pierre. They wrote and directed it. Its star is Marion Cotillard. She plays a woman named Sandra, an employee of a company that produces solar panels. At least she was an [...]

Duration:00:03:26

2015 Oscar Nominated Shorts

1/28/2015
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Listen above, and read David H. Anthony’s story below. Each year the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences votes on short films in two categories, animated and live action. Last year’s entries were discussed separately by me and my colleague, Dennis Morton. Today I assess some Oscar nominated animated entries. The animated shorts [...]

Duration:00:03:22