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Collin Llewellyn

Collin Llewellyn

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Why Rian Johnson is Great for Star Wars

For some, Rian Johnson is the director of the acclaimed hit Looper, which proved he was ready for the big league budget of Star Wars directing. But for others, Rian Johnson is one of the keepers of classic cinema, both in taste and style. Like Lucas before him, Johnson is an old school filmmaker working in a contemporary blockbuster setting. Rian Johnson is a perfect fit for Star Wars, and I’ll detail why in great, painful lengths. Rian Johnson is exactly what Star Wars needs right now.

Another Film Podcast #13: The Maltese Falcon / Chinatown / Brick

We're talking film noir this week! The Maltese Falcon, Chinatown and Brick. We also talk major spoilers for TV's Girls and Mad Men which runs in the beginning until the 19-minute mark. We talk all aspects of film noir including its roots, evolution, and its place in modern film. We discuss the effects of war time on art and probably some other stuff, too!

Another Film Podcast Episode 10: The Apartment / Punch-Drunk Love

Oh, hey - we missed you, too! We're here to talk to you about love, life, and the pursuit of happiness. This week, it's a Collin's-favorite-directors special as we talk Billy Wilder's The Apartment and Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love. Are we all just lonely creatures desperately hoping for someone to come along and make the world feel a little less heavy? Probably.

Another Film Podcast Episode 7: The Shining / The VVitch

Judson & Collin are back and talkin' horror this week! They talk Kubrick's horror masterpiece The Shining & Robert Eggers masterful debut The VVitch; they also talk about American sexual Puritanism, The Birth of a Nation, the moon landing, even work in a mention of There Will Be Blood - fancy that!

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