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Monocle 24’s carefully curated selection of the best in cinema. Hear from film-makers, critics and legends of the craft as we shine a spotlight on everything from revivals and the restoration of vintage cuts to European film and the role of the auteur. ‘The Cinema Show’ is brought to you in association with MUBI.

Monocle 24’s carefully curated selection of the best in cinema. Hear from film-makers, critics and legends of the craft as we shine a spotlight on everything from revivals and the restoration of vintage cuts to European film and the role of the auteur. ‘The Cinema Show’ is brought to you in association with MUBI.
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Monocle 24’s carefully curated selection of the best in cinema. Hear from film-makers, critics and legends of the craft as we shine a spotlight on everything from revivals and the restoration of vintage cuts to European film and the role of the auteur. ‘The Cinema Show’ is brought to you in association with MUBI.

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@monocle24

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English


Episodes

A year of cinema

12/20/2017
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A look-ahead at what we’ll be watching in 2018, what really constitutes a “film featuring a strong female lead”, and the highs and lows of 2017 at the box office.

Duration:00:30:00

How to dress a film

12/13/2017
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From sets and scenery to costume creation, we sit down with some of today’s leading voices for a lesson in crafting films’ visual identity. Sean Baker, director of ‘The Florida Project’, takes us inside the setting of his standout film, we step inside the workshop of Viennese costume designer Monika Buttinger and film critic Tim Grierson explores the architecture of Woody Allen’s 1979 film ‘Manhattan’.

Duration:00:30:00

Feeling festive

12/6/2017
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Grab yourself a glühwein as we get into the festive spirit with our favourite picks of the season. Tara Judah recalls some of her seasonal films, we touch down at the Rome Film Festival and embark on a tour of Alfred Hitchcock’s London.

Duration:00:30:00

Special: cinema in print

11/29/2017
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In this inky special we examine the many ways cinema impacts the printed page. Pedro Almodovar’s storyboard artist Pablo Buratti takes us inside the often-hidden art, we get a lesson in graphic art from Austrian poster designer Matthias van Baaren, and Taschen’s Paul Duncan has the last word in creating beautiful film books.

Duration:00:30:00

Illustrating films

11/8/2017
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Step inside Brazil’s leading animation studio, the Turma da Mônica, with the man who started it all, Mauricio de Sousa. Plus: our hand-drawn focus continues with a look at how comic-book illustrations became art and we preview Sean Baker’s new film, ‘The Florida Project’.

Duration:00:30:00

Action! 19: Screen testing with James Dean

10/13/2017
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Meet Lois Smith, the 86-year-old actress who began her career opposite James Dean in 1955’s ‘East of Eden’. Now she’s starring with Jon Hamm in ‘Marjorie Prime’. She recalls her experience breaking into acting alongside an icon of cinema.

Duration:00:10:24

‘The Snowman’

10/11/2017
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Will Michael Fassbender’s new detective thriller bring Nordic noir to the big screen? We investigate with its Swedish director, Tomas Alfredson. Plus: a wrap of the London Film Festival with Francois Ozon, Eliza Hittman and Matt Spicer, and 86-year-old actress Lois Smith recalls her screen debut opposite James Dean and her new starring role in ‘Marjorie Prime’ with Jon Hamm.

Duration:00:27:37

Action! 18: Spanish picture palace

10/6/2017
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Step inside Madrid’s magnificent Cine Dore, the shining architectural jewel in the Spanish culture ministry’s Filmoteca and an impressive national archive of global stories committed to celluloid.

Duration:00:06:34

Stepping out

10/4/2017
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Step onto the catwalk with some of film’s finest creations in this fashion special. We assess a new documentary profiling shoemaker extraordinaire Manolo Blahnik and touch down in Milan for the city’s Fashion Film Festival. Plus: a recap of the Helsinki International Film Festival.

Duration:00:30:00

Grand European tour

9/27/2017
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Join us on a tour of Europe’s festival circuit. We begin at the Athens International Film Festival, where Vanessa Redgrave’s migrant documentary ‘Sea Sorrow’ carries great meaning. Plus: Ildikó Enyedi, winner of this year’s Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, discusses her acclaimed film ‘On Body and Soul’ and we visit an animation festival that’s reviving a cinematic hub in Kosovo.

‘The Red Turtle’

9/20/2017
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In this animation special we speak to the Academy award-winning director of Studio Ghibli masterpiece ‘The Red Turtle’. We also catch up with Iran’s leading animator Ali Soozandeh.

Duration:00:28:48

Action! 15: Neil Jordan

9/15/2017
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Meet the man behind ‘The Crying Game’, ‘Interview with the Vampire’, ‘Michael Collins’, and ‘The End of the Affair’. Today he’s one of the most sought-after film-makers.

Duration:00:06:41

Venice’s Golden Lion

9/13/2017
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Step inside the Venice International Film Festival as we discover how the prestigious Golden Lion is awarded with the help of jury member David Stratton and, from the Horizons section, Mark Cousins. Plus: a review of the other festival winners and a look back at classic thriller ‘Don’t Look Now’.

Duration:00:28:08

Action! 14: Venice Classics

9/8/2017
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Meet the man in charge of restorations and revivals at this year’s 74th Venice International Film Festival. Ben Rylan sits down with Giuseppe Piccioni, jury president of the Venice Classics section, to discuss how modern audiences relate to older films.

Duration:00:08:20

Venice Film Festival

9/6/2017
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From the Palazzo del Cinema we’re on location at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. Ben Rylan meets festival director Alberto Barbera to find out how he reinvigorated the event and brought back its prestige. Plus: we review Darren Aronofsky horror-thriller ‘mother!’, Neapolitan animation ‘Gatta Cenerentola’, and Jane Fonda and Robert Redford’s Golden Lion lifetime achievement awards.

Duration:00:30:00

Action! 13: Wim Wenders and virtual reality

9/1/2017
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Is virtual reality really cinema? The emerging medium has its detractors but legendary German film-maker Wim Wenders is not one of them. He explains why he has high hopes for a virtual cinematic future.

Duration:00:08:51

Making a scene

8/30/2017
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The winner of 2017’s Cannes Critics Week, Oliver Laxe, explains how he used the stunning peaks of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains as the backdrop to his winning film ‘Mimosas’. Plus: author Richard Martin reveals why a film’s scenery often hints at its true intentions and we visit Dublin’s Light House Cinema for a look at its timely series of journalism films.

Duration:00:30:00

Action! 12: Michael Nyman on ‘Gattaca’

8/25/2017
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Renowned composer Michael Nyman discusses his soundtrack to the extraordinary 1997 science-fiction film ‘Gattaca’.

Duration:00:06:29

How to make popcorn

8/23/2017
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If you think preparing the world’s favourite cinema snack is a simple process then you’re in for a shock. We pay a visit to Joe & Seph’s popcorn kitchen, where flavours such as gin and tonic, French goat’s cheese and black pepper, and caramel and Belgian chocolate come to life. Plus: we hear from ‘Lady Macbeth’ costume designer Holly Waddington and countdown our top-five favourite costumes.

Duration:00:30:00