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Musical Notation: The Marvin Hamlisch Hat Trick

11 Jul

In this episode, West plays music from two films that won three Oscars in one year for Marvin Hamlisch.

Movie Meltdown: The Artistic Influences of Mark Maddox

10 Jul

This week we continue our coverage from WonderFest as we sit down and talk with artist Mark Maddox. Mark is a multiple “Artist of the Year” Rondo Award winner, and his artwork has been featured on the covers of The Art of Doctor Who SpecialScreem Magazine (including the Star Wars: The Force AwakensUniversal Monsters, Mystery Science Theater 3000 and American Horror Story covers), HorrorHound Magazine, Moonstone Comics (includingKolchak: The Night Stalker Files), Little Shoppe Of Horrors, Undying Monsters, Mad Scientist Magazine, Airship27 Books, Hemlock Books, Thrilling Tales, Don Glut’s Frankenstein series for Pulp 2.0 Press and many more. We discuss just which movies and pop culture inspired him as a child, and how it came full circle to become the focus of his artistic career.

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EPISODE 538: Sense and Plausibility with Scott Nye

10 Jul

In this episode, Tyler and David are joined by Scott Nye to discuss the extent to which it matters that movies make sense.

BP Movie Journal 7/6/17

7 Jul

Tyler and David discuss the movies and TV shows they’ve been watching, including:

Movies
NAZI CONCENTRATION AND PRISON CAMPS
OKJA
MIDNIGHT RETURNS
BRIGSBY BEAR
LET THERE BE LIGHT
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
NINE LIVES
A GHOST STORY
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
BABY DRIVER
HOT FUZZ
THE BOOM
JAWS

TV
GLOW
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000
COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE
SILICON VALLEY

Musical Notation: Danny Elfman & Tim Burton Part II

5 Jul

In this episode, West plays music composed by Danny Elfman for three more films directed by Tim Burton.

Music in this episode includes:

“Introduction” and “The Cookie Factory” from Edward Scissorhands (1990)

“Main Title” and “Selina Transforms” from Batman Returns (1992)

“Face To Face” written by Danny Elfman, Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin, Budgie, Jon Klein & Martin McCarrick; performed by Siouxsie And The Banshees

“Overture” from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

“This Is Halloween” performed by the Citizens of Halloween Town

“What’s This?” performed by Danny Elfman

“Town Meeting Song” performed by Danny Elfman and the Citizens of Halloween Town

“Sally’s Song” performed by Catherine O’Hara

“End Title”

All music and lyrics composed by Danny Elfman except where noted.

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Movie Meltdown: Kim Smith and John Goodson

5 Jul

This week we continue our coverage from WonderFest as we sit down with Kim Smith and John Goodson. Both are technical masters who spent years working at LucasFilm’s Industrial Light and Magic, and they have logged in many years building physical models as well as transitioning into digital effects as the industry began to change around them.

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EPISODE 537 with Jake Thomas

4 Jul

In this episode, Tyler and David are joined by Marvel Comics editor Jake Thomas to talk about, well, Marvel Comics.

Double Feature: Year 9 Finale

3 Jul

In this episode, Michael and Eric wrap up their 9th year of Double Feature.

I Do Movies Badly: Mystery Train

29 Jun

With Mystery Train, Jim says goodbye to June and Jim Jarmusch, which is fitting for a filmmaker whose elegiac work seems to deal with traveling, transitions, and hanging onto a pride from times and places that once were.

Sequelcast 2: The Hangover

28 Jun

In this episode, Mat and Thrasher wake up with The Hangover.