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Tagged with “film” (11)

  1. Conspiracy Thrillers Movie Club - The Manchurian Candidate (1962 + 2004)

    In this first episode of Slate’s Conspiracy Thrillers Movie Club, Sam Adams talks with Mark Harris, journalist and author of Five Came Back, about The Manchurian Candidate, a tale of brainwashing, war, and politics that first made it on-screen in 1962 and was then re-made in 2004, with each reflecting the crises of their time.


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  2. Trent Reznor, Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman and more Composers for THR’s Roundtable | Oscars 2015

    Marco Beltrami (The Homesman), Danny Elfman (Big Eyes), John Powell (How To Train Your Dragon 2), Trent Reznor (Gone Girl) and Hans Zimmer (Interstellar) join THR’s Kevin Cassidy to discuss the process behind scoring the top films of the year.

    "Because everyone in the film grew up, I thought maybe the music should," John Powell said of his experience during his creation of the score of "How to Train Your Dragon 2." "Films are like icebergs, you have them at a certain point where they all look like they’re all in a row but then they all start to move and they start to flow," Danny Elfman, composer of "Big Eyes" shares about his experience creating the score for the motion picture. "There wasn’t a lot of room for misdirection and it just added a level of tension that I can hear in the music, which may be a good thing," Trent Reznor, the "Gone Girl" composer, dishes about the music that surrounded the Oscar-nominated drama. "This project was sort of so delicious, it was so nice," said "Interstellar" composer Hans Zimmer about his time on set of the sci-fi flick. "I could just go and express my ideas and whatever I wanted to try out, we could try out." "For me the whole thing is trying to distill the essence of the picture to the most simple element," Marco Beltrami, composer of "The Homesman" shar…

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  3. BBC World Service - Hardtalk, Werner Herzog

    Draw up a list of the greatest living film makers and Werner Herzog would surely occupy a prominent place. He is responsible for some of the most wildly beautiful images captured on film. If you’ve seen Fitzcarraldo you won’t have forgotten the steamship being hauled over a mountain. He’s seen as the film industry’s obsessive genius; the director who once threatened to shoot his lead actor to prevent him quitting. After five decades making movies is Werner Herzog’s love of film as intense as ever?

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  4. BBC Radio 2 - Mark Kermode: The Soundtrack of My Life: Electronic Scores

    Mark focuses on electronic film music. Interviews include Alan Parker director of Midnight Express, Steven Price who won an Oscar for his amazing score for Gravity, and William Friedkin who directed The Exorcist and the cult film Sorcerer, Peter Strickland director of Barbarian Sound Studio, Anne Dudley who composed the score for The Full Monty and David Arnold - who scored five Bond moves including Casino Royale.

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  5. Green Templeton Lectures 2014: The Tyranny of the Normal

    Mainstream Hollywood cinema, the dominant medium of the twentieth century, represented the disabled more fully than most minorities, but what (or who) are these images really about?

    This lecture traces a paradoxical cultural history with the help of half a dozen film clips, from directors as different as William Wyler, Robert Altman and John Carpenter.

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  6. BBFC Podcast Episode 8: James Bond

    In this episode of the BBFC podcast we mark the 50th anniversary of James Bond by delving into the files of some of the Bond films submitted to the British Board of Film Classification over the years. We also speak to Reg Bailey, Chief Executive of the Mother’s Union, about the findings and recommendations in his report Letting Children be Children, and how these are being put into action.

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  7. BAFTA Guru: A Life in Pictures: Terry Gilliam

    On the 14th September 2009, BAFTA Fellow and Award winner Terry Gilliam came to discuss his Life in Pictures (Monty Python, Brazil and the forthcoming Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus) with Film Critic and Broadcaster, Mark Kermode. This event originally contained film clips, which have been removed for copyright reasons.

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  8. BAFTA Guru: Film Q&A: Moon

    On the 23rd July 2009, Writer/Director Duncan Jones and Producer Stuart Fenegan came to discuss their film Moon starring Sam Rockwell, which was awarded a BAFTA for Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer.

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  9. BAFTA Guru: Stunt Co-ordination

    On the 8 November 2011, host Will Massa chaired a panel discussing Stunt Co-ordination in film and television.

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  10. BBC - Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo - The Men Who Stare At Goats, 06 Nov 09

    Author Jon Ronson is in the studio for the review of the film version of The Men Who Stare At Goats. Also reviewed are Jennifer’s Body; Fourth Kind; Christmas Carol; Bright Star; and Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno.

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