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Learn filmmaking concepts. Explore vignettes of film history. Discover new releases at festivals. Ruining the movie since 2020. Celebrating cinema one scene at a time.

Learn filmmaking concepts. Explore vignettes of film history. Discover new releases at festivals. Ruining the movie since 2020. Celebrating cinema one scene at a time.

Location:

United States

Description:

Learn filmmaking concepts. Explore vignettes of film history. Discover new releases at festivals. Ruining the movie since 2020. Celebrating cinema one scene at a time.

Language:

English


Episodes

Forced Perspective & The Gate (1987) With Jesse Gee

4/3/2021
Never speak the words and be ready to blast the demon king as my guest Jesse Gee and I break down the movie, The Gate (1987). A young Stephen Dorff takes on the gate to hell and all its minions as it opens in his backyard. As a late 80s flick, be ready for hair-sprayed bangs and neon fashion and some amazing practical camera and costume effects. Smoke Cookies– Roger George Special Effect: https://rogergeorge.com/products/smoke-cookies Forthcoming Film Festival: Panic Fest The fest kicks off...

Duration:01:46:38

Framing the Shot & THX-1138 (1971) with Dominic D'Angelo

3/27/2021
Take a trip inside the world of wires and computer controlled civilization in the 1971 release of THX-1138, the first feature length film by George Lucas. An experimental sci-fi excursion to a future society governed by consumerism and android police officers. Join Jeff Bugbee and Dominic D’Angelo and ponder the mostly avant-garde film from the early 70’s. Forthcoming Film Fest: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF) April 06th through 18th - www.bifff.net/ Movie Magic...

Duration:01:28:13

Rule Of Thirds & The Honeymoon Killers (1970) With Megan Bugbee

3/19/2021
If you like true stories and true crime, lend your ear to our discussion about The Honeymoon Killers from 1970. This film was written and directed by Leonard Kastle and was made in 1969. It is based on the story of the Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez serial killing spree in the late 1940s. Forthcoming Film Fest March 1st through the 31st: athenafilmfestival.com For Movie Magic Minutes and Women’s History Month, we learn about the life and times of filmmaker, Alma Reville....

Duration:01:41:09

Diegesis & Starman (1984) with Jason Dinges

2/27/2021
Crash land with us on FilmChurch this week as we break down Starman (1984) directed by John Carpenter. In this epic episode, we share our “to the best of our knowledge” research on behind the scenes and a full story analysis. Our Film School Fact: Diegesis or diegetic elements, a concept that includes in-story or outside the storied world elements as they apply to filmmaking. Movie Magic Minutes: Considering the origins of Aliens assisting with the building of the pyramids in the documentary...

Duration:02:09:55

Studio Production & Miracle (2004) With Madox Bugbee

2/21/2021
Put on your hockey skates and get on the ice to learn about the movie Miracle (2004). Madox and I talk about the true-life events leading up to the 1980 winter games at Lake Placid. We also touch on what a studio production company does and how the line producer handles almost everything when it comes to planning and coordination. Check out the Kids Film It Festival Friday March 5th 2021: http://www.kidsfilmitfestival.com Idol of the Crowd article :...

Duration:00:47:31

Mise-en-scene & Dogtooth (2009) With Joni McNeill

2/13/2021
SPOILERS! The Lobster (2015) & Dogtooth (2009) Pull out your dogtooth in preparation for this episode and escape into a crazy patriarch dominated world of a family who you never want to meet. Joni McNeill and I unleash our film school nerd and break down our thoughts on the Yorgos Lanthimos film, Dogtooth. But first, did you know Hitchcock's last unfinished film project was called The Short Night? Film School Fact: what is mise-en-scene and be sure to check out BFI Future Film Festival:...

Duration:01:24:07

Shooting Ratio & Lolita Lolita Lolita with Megan Bugbee

2/4/2021
WARNING! MATURE AUDIENCE ONLY. Megan and I take on the novel, script and movies around the story of Lolita. We cover Slamdance Film Festival 2021 and discuss what a shooting ratio is and talk about what happened when Stanley Kubrick made Lolita and threw out the script written by Vladimir Nabokov. Forthcoming Film Fest: https://slamdance.com The Dark Side of Lolita - https://airmail.news/issues/2020-10-24/the-dark-side-of-lolita Lolita: a screenplay -...

Duration:01:17:13

Critical Flicker Fusion & The Big Bus (1976) with Jason Dinges

1/28/2021
In this introductory episode, learn about Critical Flicker Fusion and Apparent Motion. Then delve into The Big Bus (1976) as we discuss the cast and crew as well as movie story details so be prepared for spoilers (which take place later in the podcast)! Check out White Riot: https://www.modernfilms.com/whiteriot More on Critical Flicker Fusion: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/1997/09/10/how-they-put-the-motion-in-motion-pictures/abae7c0e-dc66-4889-a52d-f25e363657b4/ Film Church

Duration:01:39:11