4.29.2011

Ep. 59 - Ritarculously Random

Holy random episode!  Justin and Aaron finally get to sit down together and discuss what they've been watching for the past month. The appearance of the "Supermoon" caused a rash of shit movie watching with - The Trailer Park Boys films, Hot Tub Time Machine, Hunter Prey, Live Free or Die Hard, When in Rome, The Bounty Hunter. Also discussed are Triumph of the Will, Mesrine I and II, The Conspirator, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Banksy's Coming to Dinner and Convention.  Then the idea of propaganda is revisited as Aaron is re-reading the book Propaganda (1928) by Edward Bernays.  Then the show finishes up with Justin and Aaron's ideas of the film festival of the future as well as some thoughts on Morgan Spurlock's latest bit of stunt filmmaking: Pom Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.
See Episode 34 - Everything is Propaganda! for more on Mr. Bernays.

4.15.2011

Ep. 58 - Dispatch 25

Aaron discusses how little film criticism has changed since 1915 by using a few passages from Vachel Lindsay's book The Art of the Moving Picture.  Aaron then talks through the strange censorship case of Baby Face (1933), as illustrated in the book Forbidden Films and the documentary These Amazing Shadows (2011).

4.04.2011

CIFF 11

Coverage of Day 11 of the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) as well as some wrap-it-all-up comments and coverage from Aaron.

4.03.2011

CIFF 10

Coverage of Day 10 of the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF).  Follow us on Twitter (@worldofcinema) for Aaron's sporadic coverage if/when he can find wifi.

4.02.2011

CIFF 9

Coverage of Day 9 of the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF).  Follow us on Twitter (@worldofcinema) for Aaron's sporadic coverage if/when he can find wifi.

4.01.2011

CIFF 8

Coverage of Day 8 of the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF).  Follow us on Twitter (@worldofcinema) for Aaron's sporadic coverage if/when he can find wifi.