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The only podcast to focus on film books and to talk to the best authors working in the area of cinema. From Making ofs to biographies, studies to novelisations, I'm fascinated by where the written word intersects with the world of the big screen. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/writers-on-film. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
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It's the first Hampden Roar Scotland quiz! Eight regular Hampden Roar contributors and pundits will scrap for the title between January and the March qualifiers, with the man behind the podcast, Andy Bargh, putting the quiz together. First up is John Bleasdale (author of Scotland's Swedish Adventure) against Barry Anderson (Edinburgh Evening News &…
 
Charles Bramesco is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, The Guardian and many. many others. Taking you from the earliest feature films to today, Colours of Film introduces 50 iconic movies and explains the pivotal role that colour played in their success. The use of colour is an essential part…
 
Will this live up to expectation? Two fellas with excellent recent knowledge of the Scotland national team.. Lewis Irons, who was on the SFA's media and communications team from 2019 until 2022 and now works for BBC Scotland, against Gordon Sheach, creator of the most popular ScotlandNT fan account The Tartan Scarf. Career paths, line-ups, speciali…
 
Paul Williams is a key figure in New Hollywood and cinema generally. Along with Ed Pressman, he formed Pressman Williams Productions which brought to the screens the likes of Brian de Palma and Terrence Malick. He directed a number of films beginning in 1969 with Out of It starring Barry Gordon and Jon Voight and going on with such cult underground…
 
Creator and host Andy Bargh is joined by the Paisley Daily Express' and SFSA's Ben Ramage as well as former Scottish Premiership striker Rory Loy to discuss how Steve Clarke's players are getting on at their clubs. A few are thriving, like Lewis Ferguson, Greg Taylor, Ross Stewart and Lawrence Shankland, but many of our important players are strugg…
 
An illustrated critical survey of Academy Award–winning writer and director Sofia Coppola’s career, covering everything from her groundbreaking music videos through her latest films In the two decades since her first feature film was released, Sofia Coppola has created a tonally diverse, meticulously crafted, and unapologetically hyperfeminine aest…
 
It's the second quarter final in the Hampden Roar quiz! Graeme Brown from the Hampden Collection is up against Alan Risk from the Air Force Wan twitter page. Career paths, line-ups, goalscorers and more.... who will progress? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy The Hampden Roar
 
Recommended books: Andrew Killen 1973 Nervous Breakdown: Watergate, Warhol, and the Birth of Post-Sixties America J. Hoberman The Dream Life: Movies, Media, And The Mythology Of The Sixties Buy We Are the Mutants book. Visit We Are the Mutants website. Here's their blurb: If you haven’t heard, we wrote a book! And it’s out right now! If you’ve foll…
 
The epic tale of a brilliant woman who must reinvent herself to survive, moving from Mussolini's Italy to 1940s Los Angeles—a timeless story of love, deceit, and sacrifice from the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena. “Crackling with wit and suffused with insight, Mercury Pictures Presents explores…
 
From the moment Bette Davis served up a dead rat to Joan Crawford in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? a subset of camp horror films was born. The ‘Hag Horror’ genre exploited the former Oscar-winners and glamour queens who had effectively built Hollywood, transforming them into grotesque caricatures that revealed a cultural disdain for older women.…
 
In September 1941, a handful of isolationist senators set out to tarnish Hollywood for warmongering. The United States was largely divided on the possibility of entering the European War, yet the immigrant moguls in Hollywood were acutely aware of the conditions in Europe. After Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass), the gloves came off. Warner…
 
A Walter Hill Film is the first critical biography of Walter Hill, the legendary writer-director producer whose filmography includes 48 HRS. films, The Warriors, The Long Riders, Southern Comfort, Geronimo, Streets of Fire, Wild Bill, Broken Trail, the Alien films, and the pilot for Deadwood. The author is Walter Chaw, film critic for Film Freak Ce…
 
A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Paul Hirsch, the Oscar-winning film editor who worked on such classics as George Lucas’s Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, Brian De Palma’s Carrie and Mission: Impossible, H…
 
Ten years ago, Rachel Abramowitz began interviewing the most powerful women in the movie-making business in an effort to discover how they had infiltrated this male-dominated world. From superstar actors to independent directors, women in all arenas opened up to her, and the result is extraordinary—together, these stories comprise the most comprehe…
 
Host Andy Bargh is joined by Barry Anderson of the Scotsman to discuss Scotland's friendly defeat to Turkey. Team selection, the goalkeeping situation, and experimentation all fall under the microscope. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy The Hampden Roar
 
The real story of Hollywood as told by such luminaries as Steven Spielberg, Frank Capra, Katharine Hepburn, Meryl Streep, Harold Lloyd, and nearly four hundred others, assembled from the American Film Institute’s treasure trove of interviews, reveals a fresh history of the American movie industry from its beginnings to today. From the archives of t…
 
Andy Bargh is joined by Graeme Brown and Barry Kirk of the Hampden Collection Team as well as Dr Fiona Skillen - senior lecturer in history at GCU and with a FIFA scholarship in the history of womens' football - to discuss the plans in place to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first ever international match, between Scotland and England in 18…
 
Creator Andy Bargh is joined by Gordon Sheach of the Tartan Scarf to preview this week's friendly against Turkey. Will Lewis Ferguson start after impressing in for Bologna? Will Jacob Brown see more game time? How do we feel about Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou blocking call-ups? Robertson and Tierney, or one or the other? Learn more about your ad…
 
This week I'm talking to Jake Cunnigham and Michael Leader of Ghibliotheque about their new guide to Anime. There are a ton of film recommendations in here for the beginner and some great depth for the devoted fan. I've just launched a substack related to the podcast John Writes on Film: click here for the first post. Support this show http://suppo…
 
Creator Andy Bargh and Alan Risk @_AirForceWan discuss the players on the edge of Scotland recognition that might get an opportunity this month. From Serie A to MLS, the English Championship and Bundesliga.. there are options to examine new inclusions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
As one of the world’s most dynamic and recognised celebrity icons, Eddie Murphy has been present in comedy and music for the last five decades and has dominated our big screens since his debut feature film, action comedy, 48hrs. some forty years ago. Delivered from a never-seen-before viewpoint, ‘Eddie Murphy; Deliriously Funny’ is an immersive acc…
 
Scotland’s greatest export. The world’s first super spy. Voted the sexiest man on the planet. Sir Sean Connery was a titanic figure on screen and off for over half a century. Author A. J. Black delves into Connery’s life for more than mere biography, exploring not just the enormously varied pictures he made including crowd pleasing blockbusters suc…
 
Alistair Owen is author of Smoking in Bed: Conversations with Bruce Robinson (one of David Hare’s Books of the Year in the Guardian), Story and Character: Interviews with British Screenwriters, Hampton on Hampton (one of Craig Raine’s Books of the Year in the Observer) and The Art of Screen Adaptation: Top Writers Reveal Their Craft. He has written…
 
I talk to Hanna Flint, critic, broadcaster and author of Strong Female Character, a personal and incisive reflection on how cinema has been the key to understanding herself and the world we live in. A feminist of mixed-race heritage, Hanna has succeeded in an industry not designed for people like her. Interweaving anecdotes from familial and person…
 
It’s April 2016. Stephen Bradley has just spent a very hectic year and a half promoting his latest film, Noble, as it was released across the world from Los Angeles to Cannes to New Zealand. What he doesn’t know, until now, is that during the same period he was also developing a Stage IV cancer that has now spread to vital organs. Shooting and Cutt…
 
A stunning international break ends with a Scotland promotion to League A of the Nations League and with that comes a guaranteed play-off for Euro 2024... and we'll be seeded second for the qualifying draw! Hickey brilliant, Porteous superb, Hendry collosal, Adams unreal.... just all the boys. Host Andy Bargh welcomes Scotland's Swedish Adventure a…
 
Scotland struggled through the first-half but they recovered to beat Republic of Ireland 2-1 at Hampden on Saturday night. Host Andy Bargh welomes Barry Anderson of the Scotsman and Gordon Sheach from the Tartan Scarf for a chat.. Defensive injuries Christie undroppable? Who replaces McTominay Fraser's impact Importance of Nations League Learn more…
 
Where to begin?! McTominay in midfield, Tierney at left-back, McGinn and Dykes scoring again, Fraser back in the side, Gordon a spectator... it was so good. Scotland thumped Ukraine 3-0 to go top ahead of a huge game against Republic of Ireland on Saturday. What a night, but we must make it count now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho…
 
Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! Michael Mann, four-time-Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Last of the Mohicans, The Insider, Ali, Miami Vice, Collateral, and Heat teams up with Edgar Award–winning author Meg Gardiner to deliver Mann’s first novel, an explosive return to the universe and characters of his classic crime film—with an all-ne…
 
Dav Columbo was arguably the most popular and most unique television mystery series ever—even though, within two minutes of the titles, the audience already knew the murderer’s identity. The show captivated tens of millions of viewers for 69 adventures produced over 35 years. Yet if star Peter Falk had gotten his way, it would have run far longer. …
 
With another transfer window done and a few changes in club circumstance for those in the Scotland squad, Andy welcomes Ben and Gordon to the pod after a three-month break to have a look ahead to the squad announcement next week before the Ukraine and Ireland games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Formed in early 2015 by film scholars Dario Llinares and Neil Fox, The Cinematologists is a podcast and film club that aims to bring fans, filmmakers, critics and academics together to watch, discuss and engage with cinema of all forms, genres and eras. The podcast is often based on a live event film screening where contributions from the hosts and…
 
John Bleasdale travels to the 75th Locarno film Festival where he talks to writers Leonardo Goi, Joseph Owens and Nanna Frank Rasmussen as well as first time film director Tom Hardiman about their festival experiences and their favourite film books. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/writers-on-film. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy…
 
“Movie Speak won’t guarantee you a job, but having a knowledge of the industry terms will fool everyone into thinking you own the place.” — Steven Spielberg “Finally a book that celebrates the process—the dynamic web of people, technique, and artistry—underneath every foot of celluloid.” —Jodie Foster Uncover the secret language of movie-making in …
 
Award-winning filmmaker Dan Mirvish directed the critically-acclaimed features Bernard and Huey, Between Us, Open House and Omaha (the movie). He's the author of The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmaking (Focal Press /Routledge), occasional journalist, frequent film school guest lecturer and cofounder of the Slamdance Film Festival.…
 
In 1888, Frenchman Louis Le Prince shot the world’s first motion picture. In 1890, he boarded a train in his home country and vanished — never to be seen again. Just a few months later, Thomas Edison announced “his” own groundbreaking motion picture device — one Le Prince’s family thought looked unsettlingly familiar… The Man Who Invented Motion Pi…
 
Morris Mike Medavoy is an American film producer and business executive. He is the co-founder of Orion Pictures (1978), former chairman of TriStar Pictures, former head of production for United Artists (1974–1978), and the current chairman and CEO of Phoenix Pictures. He is also the author two books: You're Only As Good As Your Next One: 100 Great …
 
I was delighted to talk with Carlo about the book he wrote with Daniele Villa Terrence Malick Rehearsing the Unexpected From the book: "Terrence Malick's debut film, Badlands, announced the arrival of a unique talent. In the 40 years since that debut, Malick has only made 5 films, but they are distinctive in their beauty. This book is not meant to …
 
Released in 1946, The Best Years of Our Lives became an immediate success. Life magazine called it “the first big, good movie of the post-war era” to tackle the “veterans problem.” Today we call that problem PTSD, but in the initial aftermath of World War II, the modern language of war trauma did not exist. The film earned the producer Samuel Goldw…
 
It wasn't all plain sailing, but Scotland eventually overcame Armenia 4-1 in Yerevan in our third Nations League game. An Armstrong double, McGinn and Adams did the job, against an Armenian side who were eventually reduced to nine men. It means we are still in with a strong chance of finishing top of the group but much work is to be done... Andy Ba…
 
The less said the better... so here's an hour long podcast for your pleasure - or torture - on Scotland's embarrassing performance in Dublin. Andy Bargh is joined by Graeme Brown of the Hampden Collection and Gordon Sheach of the Tartan Scarf blog. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Scotland impressed against a weak Armenia side at Hampden and now travel to Dublin for our second group game of the campaign. Andy Bargh welcomes Barry Anderson of the Scotsman and John Bleasdale, author of Scotland's Swedish Adventure, onto the pod to chat. Anthony Ralston's first start and first goal John Souttar the RCB Che Adams up-front The mi…
 
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