Episode 0 Pt 1: THE CONTROVERSY

Episode 0 Pt 1: THE CONTROVERSY

 

Cinephile Megan Dooley joins in the discussion of the Polanski controversy: his rape case and additional accusations. Is it even okay to produce a podcast examining his movies? Includes a detailed discussion of the famous case.

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Back cover of “Roman” by Roman Polanski (1984)

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Charlotte Lewis discussing her accusations against Polanski

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BONUS: “Dr. Strangelove” Roundtable

BONUS: “Dr. Strangelove” Roundtable

A roundtable discussion of Kubrick’s 1964 film with science writer Corey Powell of Bill Nye’s Science Rules! podcast, Renan Borelli of the Kubrickcast and Enter the Void podcasts, and New Yorker cartoonist and friend of the podcast Joe Dator.

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Episode 55: THE SÉANCE with Joe Dator and Megan Dooley

Episode 55: THE SÉANCE with Joe Dator and Megan Dooley

Joe Dator and Megan Dooley help wrap up the movie, discussing the credits, and we finally figure out who is haunting the podcast via a séance.

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Episode 54: THE FAMILY BUSINESS with Katharina Kubrick

Episode 54: THE FAMILY BUSINESS with Katharina Kubrick

Stanley’s daughter Katharina Kubrick discusses life at home, working for dad, and Mr. and Mrs. Kubrick waltzing in front of the TV.

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Jaws from The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), teeth designed by Katharina Kubrick

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Stanley’s favorite cat Polly, as painted by Katharina and seen in Eyes Wide Shut.

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“Onions” by Katharina Kubrick

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One of Christiane Kubrick’s paintings in the background of Eyes Wide Shut.

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Painting by Christiane Kubrick

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Episode 53: STEADI OPERATOR with inventor and camera operator Garrett Brown

Episode 53: STEADI OPERATOR with inventor and camera operator Garrett Brown

Garrett Brown discusses his invention, the Steadicam, his experience filming the iconic scenes of The Shining, and takes a subway ride with Stanley.

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Garrett Brown’s Oscar-winning work on the Steadicam in Bound for Glory (1976)

Brown’s Steadicam work in Marathon Man (1976)

Brown’s Steadicam work in Rocky (1976)

 

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Episode 52: REAL HORROR with Kerri Rawson, author of “A Serial Killer’s Daughter”

Episode 52: REAL HORROR with Kerri Rawson, author of “A Serial Killer’s Daughter”

 

Kerri Rawson, daughter of the BTK serial killer, talks about how her life has intersected with Stephen King, the horror industry, and how her father resembles Jack.

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Click below for a documentary about BTK that features Kerri Rawson.

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A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming by Kerri Rawson on Amazon

 

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Episode 51: DANNYYY!!! with Dan Lloyd, “Danny” from The Shining

Episode 51: DANNYYY!!! with Dan Lloyd, “Danny” from The Shining

Dan Lloyd, former child actor, reminisces about playing Danny in The Shining.

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Danny the kid

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Dan the adult   (photo by Anthony Taafe)

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Episode 49: CAN’T WATCH, LITERALLY with Andy Newman from The New York Times and Fran Pado from Goddess

Episode 49: CAN’T WATCH, LITERALLY with Andy Newman from The New York Times and Fran Pado from Goddess

Andy Newman from The New York Times and performer Fran Pado discuss Hallorann’s death fixation, validate “redrum” as a gimmick, and bonus: We have our first guest who was too scared to make it through the movie!

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The Shining-like scene begins at 1:25:27 and ends at 1:26:14

 

A free version of The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan’s Island can be found here (click on lower movie link).

 

Early Scatman Crothers, Yes, Sir, Mr. Bones (1951)

 

More early Scatman!

 

Horror film in which Fran makes an appearance.

 

You can see Fran here at exactly 1:09, on the right.

 

A Scary Santas compilation I put together.

 

A transcribed (with clips) version of my Kevin Geek’s Out presentation on The Meaning of Christmas.

 

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Episode 48: HEEERE’S SHINING SECRETS with Pixar’s Lee Unkrich

Episode 48: HEEERE’S SHINING SECRETS with Pixar’s Lee Unkrich

 

Oscar-winning filmmaker Lee Unkrich discusses his upcoming book on The Shining, deleted scenes, and reveals the actor who was supposed to play Lloyd.

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The ax scene in Sjöström’s The Phantom Carriage (1921)

 

The ax scene in D.W. Griffith’s Broken Blossoms (1919) is from 1:17:00 until 1:18:05

 

The movie that scared the bejeezus out of a young Lee Unkrich

 

Mental Floss’s Nine The Shining References Buried in Pixar Films

SlashFilm’s Pixar’s Coco is filled with The Shining References

Lee Unkrich’s amazing website The Overlook Hotel

 

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Episode 46: STANLEY SEMITIC with author Nathan Abrams

Episode 46: STANLEY SEMITIC with author Nathan Abrams

 

Jewish film scholar Nathan Abrams discusses the Jewishness of Kubrick, his Nazi family connections, and the lost script Burning Secret.

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Guest Nathan Abrams’ article in The Forward about the Jewishness of 2001: A Space Odyssey

 

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Episode 45: UNLOCKING JACK with horror director Vincenzo Natali

Episode 45: UNLOCKING JACK with horror director Vincenzo Natali

 

Director Vincenzo Natali discusses the surprising Canadian-ness of The Shining, the business of horror, and his own King adaptation.

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Alex Colville painting, Horse and Train, found in the Torrance’s Boulder apartment

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Alex Colville painting, Woman and Terrier, found in the Torrance’s Boulder apartment

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Alex Colville painting, Moon and Cow, found on the stairway as Wendy climbs near the end of the film

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Alex Colville painting, Dog, Boy and St. John River, found in room 237

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Article about Canadian artist Alex Colville in Unwinnable

 

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Episode 44: SHINING VIRGINS with Gaylord Fields from WFMU

Episode 44: SHINING VIRGINS with Gaylord Fields from WFMU

 

Gaylord Fields watches The Shining for the first time and discusses his aversion to horror, the Magical Black Man, and the alarming lack of winter coats at The Overlook.

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Gaylord’s legendary talk on fake Beatles

 

Trailer for Matinee (1993)

 

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Episode 43: HURTING REAL BAD with cinephile Megan Dooley

Episode 43: HURTING REAL BAD with cinephile Megan Dooley

 

Megan Dooley is back to discuss Stanley vs. Winkle, old-timey cinema, and personal horror stories, including a monster sarcoma.

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Photos from my visit to The Cinema Museum, London

 

Possibly the oldest of Willis O’Brien’s animations (1915).

 

Armature of one of the ape puppets from King Kong (1933)

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Blood Freak (1972)

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Episode 42: GIVING HIM THE BAT with Kubrick historian Howard Berry

Episode 42: GIVING HIM THE BAT with Kubrick historian Howard Berry

 

Elstree historian Howard Berry discusses secrets from the Archive, fantasy films at Elstree, and that Kubrick cameo in Eyes Wide Shut.

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A tour of Elstree and Kubrick’s old neighborhood with Howie Berry.

 

Filming from one angle of the famous stairs scene.

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Howie’s Elstree Project YouTube page:

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Episode 41: ALL WORK AND NO SCREENPLAY with Kubrick scholar Catriona McAvoy

Episode 41: ALL WORK AND NO SCREENPLAY with Kubrick scholar Catriona McAvoy

 

Kubrick scholar Catriona McAvoy discusses meeting Diane Johnson, amazing ideas that were tossed, and sex in The Shining.

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Some of Catriona’s work can be found at Discovering Kubrickism.

 

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Episode 40: NO TV AND NO BEER with Pete the Retailer and Alex Robinson from Star Wars Minute

Episode 40:  NO TV AND NO BEER with Pete the Retailer and Alex Robinson from Star Wars Minute

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The guys from Star Wars Minute drop by to ponder alternate Jacks, alternate typewritten sentences, and the horror in Star Wars.

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The Wrong Reel episode about Creepy Kids

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The original 1973 made-for-TV version of the movie that scared the bejeezus out of Alex

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Parody episode with Kevin Maher and Joe Dator

 

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Episode 39: KUBRICK’S COYOTE with Justin Bozung of “The Shining: Studies in the Horror Film”

Episode 39: KUBRICK’S COYOTE with Justin Bozung of “The Shining: Studies in the Horror Film”

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Kubrick expert Justin Bozung discusses some of the 70-something Kubrick-oriented interviews he’s conducted, as well the true meaning of coyotes and roadrunners.

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The book chock full of Justin’s interviews:

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Still searching for an identification for this album, found on Durkin’s desk at the auto body shop!

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Episode 38: THE STANLEY HOTEL with Joe Dator + Eric Nash & Travis Bow from Watchmen Minute

Episode 38: THE STANLEY HOTEL with Joe Dator + Eric Nash & Travis Bow from Watchmen Minute

 

Recorded in the lobby of The Stanley Hotel, the inspiration for King’s novel and set of the infamous 1997 miniseries!

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Our visit to The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO.

 

More clips from the 1997 miniseries, including Sam Raimi’s cameo, can be found here.

 

Album cover on Durkin’s desk.

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Close-up of album.

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The MOVIES BY MINUTES website.

 

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Episode 37: A PODCAST EXORCISM with Father David Mowry

Episode 37: A PODCAST EXORCISM with Father David Mowry

 

Father David Mowry is here to cast the demons from this podcast and discuss the intimate and inevitable ties between horror and Catholicism, in both reality and fantasy.

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Norval Morrisseau “The Great Mother”

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The Continental Airlines “meatball” design by Saul Bass

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The United Airlines “tulip” design, also by Bass.

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Saul Bass’s poster for “The Shining” plus some of the rejected sketches, of which he made (purportedly) hundreds.

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St. Agatha

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St. Bartholomew draped in his own skin

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Episode 36: DANNY’S GONE AWAY with Joe Dator from The New Yorker

Episode 36: DANNY’S GONE AWAY with Joe Dator from The New Yorker

 

Joe Dator is back to discuss the adorable Vivian, scary kid shows, and Tony’s spooky voice.

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New lost footage of Elstree Studios, including a Kubrick interview!

 

Interviewer Junichi Yaoi doing his UFO thing.

 

Trailer for Piers Haggard’s “Venom” (1981)

 

SCREENPLAY FOR NAPOLEON, BY STANLEY KUBRICK

 

Shelley Duvall’s “Mother Goose Rock n’ Rhyme” (1990)

 

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Episode 35: POLITICALLY INCOR-R-RECT with Adam Howard from Full Frontal and Never Seen It

Episode 35: POLITICALLY INCOR-R-RECT with Adam Howard from Full Frontal and Never Seen It

 

Adam Howard from Full Frontal with Sam Bee and the Never Seen It podcast discusses the N-word, the odd story arc of Mr. Hallorann, and the awkwardness of the men’s room.

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One of Adam Howard’s depictions of The Shining.

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Episode 32: SMOKING IN THE BALLROOM with Jon Solomon from WPRB and Patreon Brian Dupre

Episode 32: SMOKING IN THE BALLROOM with Jon Solomon from WPRB and Patreon Brian Dupre

Jon Solomon from WPRB and Brian Dupre discuss the denizens of the ballroom, Ewan McGregor playing Danny Torrance, and we review Hereditary.

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Jon’s side-by-side Cheers comparison.

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Episode 31: SHELLEY TALES with writer Molly Lambert from the Night Call podcast

Episode 31: SHELLEY TALES with writer Molly Lambert from the Night Call podcast

 

Writer and podcaster Molly Lambert from the Night Call and Molly’s Sleazy Friends discusses everything Shelley, including her magical fairie tale kingdom on cable, as we watch Jack shifts into Scary Dad mode.

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The very first Shelley Duvall’s Fairie Tale Theatre episode, with Robin Williams and Terri Garr.

 

Paul Reubens as Pinocchio

 

Shelley Duvall’s American Tall Tales and Legends: John Henry, starring Danny Glover, Tom Hulce, Thelma Houston, and Lou Rawls.

 

The horrifying Popples

 

Punk rock Popples

 

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Episode 30: KING THINGS with Gena Radcliffe of the Kill by Kill podcast and cinephile Megan Dooley

Episode 30: KING THINGS with Gena Radcliffe of the Kill by Kill podcast and cinephile Megan Dooley

 

Gena Radcliffe from the Kill by Kill podcast and Megan Dooley stop by discuss the bathtub lady, an embarrassing fan theory about Jack, and King’s other big movies.

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Fake book cover images coming soon…

 

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Episode 28: STUCK IN THE MIDDLE with New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator and cinephile Megan Dooley

Episode 28: STUCK IN THE MIDDLE with New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator and cinephile Megan Dooley

 

We zoom from a bachelor pad in Florida to a bathroom in Colorado, hitting the midpoint of the movie on the way there. We ponder paintings and Peter Sellers, and Jack is finally terrified…until he’s not.

 

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Peter Sellers “A Hard Day’s Night”

 

Peter Sellers “Can’t Buy Me Love”

 

Peter Sellers “She Loves You”

 

Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren “Goodness Gracious Me”

 

Showgirls photographed by Stanley Kubrick for Look Magazine

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BEST OF THE FIRST HALF! A sampling of bits from the first half of the podcast series

BEST OF THE FIRST HALF! A sampling of bits from the first half of the podcast series

We are at the halfway point in the podcast series, so it seems a fine time to put together a sampler of funny, interesting and philosophical bits from the podcast. Enjoy! And please pass it around!

Guests from the first half include:

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Episode 27: AN APARTMENT IN FLORIDA with writer & activist Jonny Coleman

Episode 27: AN APARTMENT IN FLORIDA with writer & activist Jonny Coleman

Jonny Coleman stops by to set Jack on his way to that room, and we visit another colorful bedroom in Florida, where we will discover a nod to Peter Sellers, a podcast exclusive!

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“Supernatural Dreams” poster featuring Azizi Johari.

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Screenshot of the album at the foot of Hallorann’s bed.

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The album cover for Steeley Span’s “Commoners Crown”

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Here’ s the other album stack at the foot of Hallorann’s bed. Can you name the album?

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The Caretaker’s first album, ‘”Selected Memories from the Haunted Ballroom” (1999)

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Episode 26: THE PORTLANDS with Marcus Pinn of Pinnland Empire and New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator

Episode 26: THE PORTLANDS with Marcus Pinn of Pinnland Empire and New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator Download the file here: Shining Episode 26

Marcus Pinn from Pinnland Empire and Zebras in America and The New Yorker’s Joe Dator discuss the Portlands, the white man’s burden, and we ponder if any other actor could have played Jack.

 

 

One of the few obscure Turkel clip I could find. The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)

 

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Episode 25: WHAT’LL IT BE? with Tasha Robinson from Next Picture Show & The Verge and Bob Koester from Immunities

Episode 25: WHAT’LL IT BE? with Tasha Robinson from Next Picture Show & The Verge and Bob Koester from Immunities

 

Tasha Robinson and Bob Koester step up to Lloyd’s bar and talk about the wonderful Mr. Turkel, how he and Jack messed with Stanley, and why Jack owes Joe from waaaaaay back.

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On the set, with Joe, Jack and Stanley.

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Episode 24: SCARY LADIES with Heidi Bennett from Cabin Minute Cast and cinephile Megan Dooley

Episode 24: SCARY LADIES with Heidi Bennett from Cabin Minute Cast and cinephile Megan Dooley

 

Cabin in the Woods “Cabin Minute Cast” host Heidi Bennett joins with Megan Dooley to talk female roles in horror films, authenticity in The Shining, and the debut of Dummy Danny.

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Trailer for Suspiria (1977) [NB: Graphic!]

 

Trailer for The Love Witch (2016)

 

Trailer for Raw (2016)

 

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Episode 23: THE MOON ROOM with New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator

Episode 23: THE MOON ROOM with New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator

 

Joe Dator is back to discuss the (obviously) fake moon landing, Jack’s moment of clarity, and The Shining cameo in Ready Player One.

 

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Launchpad 39A, from which the Apollo 11 was launched.

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Fake confession from fake Stanley Kubrick on the fake moon landing.

 

Joe Dator and I review Ready Player One on my Patreon site.

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Episode 22: WORLD’S GREATEST DAD with James Hancock from the Wrong Reel podcast

Episode 22: WORLD’S GREATEST DAD with James Hancock from the Wrong Reel podcast

James Hancock from Wrong Reel reflects on Nicholson’s fatherly performance, Kubrick’s meticulousness, and that goddamn pink tennis ball.

 

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Wrong Reel’s amazing episode on Full Metal Jacket can be found here.

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My Kevin Geeks Out talk on The Shining miniseries can be found here.

 

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Episode 20: HULLO DANNY with The New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator

Episode 20: HULLO DANNY with The New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator

Joe Dator from The New Yorker discusses one of the most iconic scenes in movie history, along with an exploration of scary Brits and inappropriate television.

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Scene from The Innocents (1961) with Deborah Kerr, directed by Jack Clayton.

 

The New Yorker cartoonist Paul Noth’s twins cartoon

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Wendy and Danny’s entertainment for the afternoon.

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