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Monocle 24: The Cinema Show

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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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United Kingdom

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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

‘Ingrid Goes West’

11/15/2017
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Director Matt Spicer discusses the perils of social media in his Sundance award-winning new film, ‘Ingrid Goes West’. And Mike Hodges, director of the 1971 classic ‘Get Carter’, recalls the curious case of his almost-forgotten film ‘Pulp’ as it’s finally released on Blu-Ray.

Duration: 00:28:59


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


100 episodes, 100 great films

11/1/2017
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We’re celebrating our 100th episode by counting down our list of 100 great films featuring contributions from Xavier Dolan, Barry Jenkins, Kelly Reichardt, Nicolas Winding Refn, David Lowery and Raoul Peck.

Duration: 00:28:19


Halloween special

10/25/2017
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In a show packed with tricks and treats we take a journey through cinema’s spookiest creations. Norwegian director Joachim Trier discusses his new supernatural thriller ‘Thelma’, Daniel Klemens investigates the horror-comedy genre and we survey some scary costumes with designer Laura Sindall.

Duration: 00:30:00


Action! 20: Why 1980s films are the best

10/20/2017
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Meet Hadley Freeman, journalist, author and possibly the world’s biggest fan of the classic 1982 film ‘Tootsie’. She explains why the film, which stars Dustin Hoffman, maintains a timeless relevance and why films of the 1980s are superior to today’s mainstream cinema.

Duration: 00:03:28


‘The Death of Stalin’

10/18/2017
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Despite an angry reception in Russia, critics are raving about the new political satire ‘The Death of Stalin’. We sit down with co-writers David Schneider and Peter Fellows. Plus: a brief history of San Francisco on screen and we discover why Frederick Wiseman’s documentary ‘Ex Libris: the New York Public Library’ is an engrossing page-turner.

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


Action! 17: Sex, politics and Tel Aviv

9/29/2017
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Meet Maysaloun Hamoud, whose debut feature ‘In Between’ tells the story of three women in Tel Aviv enjoying their independence. It’s won acclaim since its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival but also provoked fury in Israel, where Hamoud was issued with the first fatwa since 1948.

Duration: 00:09:18


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

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