TMA FilmCast #33 — Vera Chytilova and the Czech New Wave

TMA FilmCast #33 — Vera Chytilova and the Czech New Wave

To discuss the British Film Institute’s retrospective on Czech New Wave director Vera Chytilova, Alison Frank is joined by critic Carmen Gray, author Peter Hames, and Michal Bregant director of the Czech National Film Archive. Listen!

TMA FilmCast #32 — Alison Frank interviews Ana Geislerova

TMA FilmCast #32 — Alison Frank interviews Ana Geislerova

Alison Frank reports from London, where Czech actress Ana Geislerova was in attendance for the screening of ‘Honeymoon’, part of the Made in Prague Festival 2014. LISTEN!

TMA FilmCast #31 — Alison Frank reports from 67th Locarno Film Fest

TMA FilmCast #31 — Alison Frank reports from 67th Locarno Film Fest

Alison Frank reports from the 67th Locarno Film Festival, interviewing two directors from the international competition, Lucie Borleteau (“Fidélio, l’odyssée d’Alice”) and Andrea Staka (“Cure – The Life of Another”) and Jasmila Zbanic, whose film, “Love Island,” was screened on the festival’s famous Piazza Grande. LISTEN!

TMA FilmCast #30 – Date Night, Repo Men

TMA FilmCast #30 – Date Night, Repo Men

Film is a fickle medium. In any other industry if you take two of the top performers in their respective spheres and put them together you’ve got a hit. Derek Jeter and A-Rod, peanut butter and jelly, vanilla and chocolate. Like Captain Planet, their combined powers create something greater than the sum of their parts. […]

TMA FilmCast #29 – Alice in Wonderland, Nicolas Cage

TMA FilmCast #29 – Alice in Wonderland, Nicolas Cage

Dear Mr. Burton: What happened to you? You used to be so creative, have such imagination. You were strange, unknowable but always managed to imbue your films with such heart and feeling. From “Ed Wood” to “Edward Scissorhands” to “Beetlejuice” your films have always entertained and inspired us. But when you undertook to usurp the […]

TMA FilmCast #28 – Shutter Island, The Crazies

TMA FilmCast #28 – Shutter Island, The Crazies

What happens when Martin Scorsese, the master of personal, gritty, nuanced filmmaking decides to make a schlocky, B-movie-style, psychological thriller? You get a delicately constructed, multi-layered ode to the classics of Hollywood cinema, of course.   Hitchcock, Kubrick and all the greatest elements of the noirs and suspense pictures of the 1940s and 50s are […]

TMA FilmCast #27 – Up in the Air, It’s Complicated

TMA FilmCast #27 – Up in the Air, It’s Complicated

What do Peter Sellers’ character in Hal Ashby’s 1979 flick, “Being There” and Jason Reitman’s Oscar-bait movie, “Up in the Air” have in common? More than you might think. Also, can a middle-aged, sexually inactive divorcee be sexy? All that and more in this week’s edition of The Moving Arts FilmCast. Click below to listen […]

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