Paleo-Cinema Podcast A podcast about movies: all kinds of retro, cult, grindhouse, forgotten and interesting movies, childhood favourites and things I have just discovered.

July 15, 2017  

This time around, two films from the 1970s. We start with Ivan Dixon's 1973 movie about a black militant who joins the CIA, The Spook Who Sat By The Door, then we move on to Clint Eastwood's directorial debut, Play Misty For Me starring Eastwood, Jessica Walter and Donna Mills. 

 

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July 1, 2017  

This time it's two very 1960s films. The semi-successful satire on beach movies and youth culture - 1966's Lord Love A Duck starring Roddy McDowell, Lola Albright and Tuesday Weld and then to the epic 1960 story of the formation of the state of Israel, Exodus starring Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint and Lee J. Cobb.

 

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June 18, 2017  

For 214 it's crime movies. We go from 1967 southern US race tensions in In The Heat Of The Night starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger to the moral ambiguity of Reagan Era LA in William Friedkin's To Live And Die In LA starring William Peterson and Willem Dafoe.

 

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May 30, 2017  

For the second musicals podcast of the season Alisa Krasnostein from Galactic Suburbia Podcast and 12th Planet Press and I talk about the Busby Berkeley classic 42nd Street starring Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler and then on to 1969 for Bob Fosse's cinematic directorial debut - Swet Charity stasrring Shirley Maclaine, Paula Kelly and Chita Rivera. 

 

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May 13, 2017  

This time around it's musicals. Tansy Rayner Roberts and I go from the rootin' tootin' (not much rootin') western action of Calamity Jane (1953) with Doris Day, Howard Keel and Dick Wesson to the darker musical, Bob Fosse's Cabaret starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Gray. It's a long one this time but we had a lot of fun with it.

 

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April 28, 2017  

Sorry for the hiatus but to celebrate, I'm looking at the life, career and comedy of Mel Brooks. From New Faces of 1952 to Dracula: Dead And Loving It. 

 

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April 9, 2017  

This time around, it's pop culture chat with author, rock climber and cave clan emeritus expert Claire McKenna. We talk movies, politics, culture, television, Hollywood and social media in one long stream of semi-conscious. Lots of surprises but nothing dangerous, as Willie Wonka said.

 

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March 27, 2017  

Due to weird life experiences, it's another music podcast. Enjoy and I'll be back to the movie stuff next time. I promise.

 

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March 10, 2017  

For this one, I'm doing political films starting with 1949's ALL THE KING's MEN starring Broderick Crawford, John Ireland and Mercedes McCambridge, then we go over to 1976 for ALL THE PRESIDENT's MEN starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman. 

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February 18, 2017  

 

For the second podcast of Femme Fatale February- we look at Billy Wilder's archly sardonic look at Hollywood with Sunset Boulevard starring Gloria Swanson and William Holden, then on to 1981 for Lawrence Kasdan's erotic neo-noir Body Heat starring Kathleen Turner and William Hurt.

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