Zach Betonte is once again beckoned to the “Director’s Club” podcast, this time to discuss his absolute favorite filmmaker in the history of the Earth; David Lynch. Rejoining Patrick Ripoll and Jim Laczkowski, along with giving fellow guest, Nat Alimrall, the glad hand, these turkeys take to discussing the director’s entire body of work but specifically dissecting Lynch’s noir masterpiece, “Blue Velvet” along with the elusive and puzzling, “Mulholland Drive”. There’s also an extensive “What We’ve Been Watching” segment which includes a remarkable “Lighting Round” along with brief chatter about “The Great Gatsby”, “LOL”, “American Splendor”, “The Paradise Institute”, and the documentary, “Stories We Tell”. So grab your log, a piece of cherry pie, along with some DAMN fine coffee, and sit back and enjoy the episode!
Director’s Club Podcast Episode #56 – “David Lynch”
You can also check out this really nifty poster that fellow guest, Nat Almirall designed specifically for this episode.
Recording live from the eerie Overlook Hotel, Nick Wheatley and Zach Betonte discuss the wildly entertaining and fascinating deconstruction of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” that is the documentary, “Room 237″. In the “What We’ve Been Watching” segment, Nick finally jumps aboard the “Dreamgirls” bandwagon while Zach revisits David Lynch’s absurd road film, “Wild at Heart”. They also reveal the very first Film Jive “Listener Clip Competition” champion along with last episode’s answers and reveal a new mystery challenge. Please send all your feedback to email@example.com. Thanks and remember to “Keep on Jivin’!”
Film Jive Episode #48 – “Room 237″
Nick Wheatley and Zach Betonte return after a short break to deliver a brand new and re-structured episode of Film Jive. Join the duo as they discuss the critically acclaimed sprawling epic that is Derek Cianfrance‘s latest drama, “The Place Beyond the Pines” while also discussing the late 1990′s gem, “Cruel Intentions” and the “Evil Dead” remake in the re-introduced, What We’ve Been Watching segment. They also reveal a new listener competition and fend off a nearby fire in Nick’s flat. Please send all your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks and remember to “Keep on Jivin’!”
Film Jive Episode #47 – “The Place Beyond the Pines”
Nick Wheatley returns to the Film Jive studios along with returning special guest Sarah Sharp to deliver a truly mind-bending episode as the duo attempt to unravel the puzzle that is Danny Boyle‘s latest, “Trance”. They also briefly jive about director Danny Boyle‘s very versatile and energetic filmography. So sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy all the fancy accents. Please send all your feedback to email@example.com. Thanks and remember to “Keep on Jivin’!” Click the link below to listen.
Film Jive Episode #46 – “Trance”
Nick Wheatley takes a look at Bernard Roses’ “Boxing Day”. Based on the “Master and Man” story by Leo Tolstoy, the film stars Danny Huston, which completes the filmmaker’s series of Tolstoy adaptations that also includes “Ivan’s Xtc.”, “Anna Karenina”, and “The Kreutzer Sonata” . But what did Nick think of this effort? Click the link below to read his review over at Screenjabber.
Nick Reviews “Boxing Day” (2012)