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In a unique weekly podcast, Edith Bowman sits down with a variety of film directors, actors, producers and composers to talk about the music that inspired them and how they use music in their films, from their current release to key moments in their career. The music chosen by our guests is woven into the interview and used alongside clips from their films. https://twitter.com/soundtrackinguk https://www.facebook.com/Soundtrackingwithedithbowman/ https://play.spotify.com/user/soundtrackingwi ...
 
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Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a producer and director who has worked extensively in theatre and film, most famously (in cinematic terms, at least) on Mamma Mia and The Iron Lady, which saw Meryl Streep win an Oscar for best actress. Phyllida Lloyd's latest offering is Herself. Written by and starring Clare Dunne, Herself tells the story of S…
 
Ruth Wilson stars in Venice movie True Things, discussing the benefits of an intimacy advisor and the perils of love. Rounding up the big movies at Venice 78, I look at the awards contenders jostling for the spotlight and re-examine British classic The Servant. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
We've been wanting to put out this latest episode of Soundtracking for some time now, featuring as it does two people who were instrumental in bringing us Black Widow. First up is our old pal Lorne Balfe, returning to the podcast for a third time to discuss his excellent score for the film. Then we'll bring you a chat Edith had with director Cate S…
 
Director Paul Weiland tells how he turned the nightmare of his own Bar Mitzvah clashing with England's 1966 World Cup Final into much-loved, belated hit comedy Sixty Six; and I'm on the Lido with the first reviews from the 78th Venice Film Festival. Music bt Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Our latest guest is a composer who has been on the podcast before, but is appearing by herself for the first time. Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch joined me, Carly Paradis and Amelia Warner for a very special Soundtracking Live at the BFI back in June 2019. In this episode, she's here to discuss her work on Censor, a smart, scary British horror which is…
 
Ken Burns is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films. His widely known documentary series include The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007), The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (2011), The Roosevelts (2014), The Vietnam War (2017), and…
 
Scottish director Michael Caton-Jones talks about his latest film Our Ladies, his memories of Scandal and his Hollywood career with Bruce Willis, De Niro and Sharon Stone in a fascinating interview that also takes in Lee Marvin, The Seven Samurai and Monument Valley. I review The Nest, The Last Bus and The Toll and trumpet the doc I made at Green M…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is an Italian screenwriter and director who is absolutely charming company - and super-talented to boot. Ferdinando Cito Filomarino - or Ferdy for short! - has collaborated multiple times with former guest on this show, Luca Guadagnino, and also brought us a couple of feature films of his own. The latest of these i…
 
Our latest guest on soundtracking is an artist whose name has featured numerous times on Soundtracking, such is his stock in the world of film composition. Tyler Bates is the former lead guitarist for Marilyn Manson - but has, since the early 2000s, focussed the majority of his attention on movie scoring, working on projects like John Wick, Guardia…
 
A major exclusive as Johnny Depp joins me in his only UK broadcast interview to discuss what’s next for his career, his music and his latest performance as Life photographer Eugene Smith in Minimata. I also preview my first festival line-up for the Cinedrome at Green Man Festival. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
 
We're 5 years old this week - hurrah!!! - and to celebrate our birthday, we thought we thought we'd go back to where it all began by speaking to Ben Wheatley, who appeared in the very first episode of Soundtracking and returns (appropriately enough) for a fifth time. Ben joined us with his longtime producer Andy Starke to discuss their film In The …
 
For my 50th episode, multi-million selling novelist Jojo Moyes joins me to talk about the film adaptation of The Last Letter From Your Lover and the films that have influenced her chart-topping romances, from Wong Kar Wai to The Black Stallion. I also review The Most Beautiful Boy in the World and Night of the Kings. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acas…
 
It's a triple header on this week's Soundtracking, as Edith is joined first by Edgar Wright to discuss his first foray into documentary filmmaking - The Sparks Brothers - and then by Russell and Ron themselves - the groundbreaking duo who've been smashing the mould for half a century. As well as getting the lowdown on his doc from Edgar, Russell an…
 
Our latest guests on Soundtracking are a couple of young ladies who wowed Kevin Feige and his team at Marvel to collaborate on the studio's latest offering on Disney+. No mean feat, given the history of the franchise, and we couldn't be happier for them that they smashed it out of the park. Director Kate Herron and composer Natalie Holt combined to…
 
My second Cannes Film Festival Special is a bumper show which stars Black Widow baddie and Bond girl Olga Kurylenko; I meet new sensations in Cannes Best Actress winner Renate Reinsvie and the amazing Agathe Rousselle who stars in the shock Palme D’Or winner Titane; there’s the lovely British actor Adeel Akhtar from Ali & Ava; I give you a run down…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a composer who provided the music for one of the water-cooler TV series of 2021. We are, in case you're wondering, talking about The Serpent, for which Dominik Scherrer has delivered a properly brilliant soundscape. Based true events, The Serpent tells the story of serial killer Charles Sobhraj, who murdered you…
 
Our guest on this week's Soundtracking is a documentary maker returning to the podcast for a third time. Nick Broomfield is always splendid company, and joins us once more to discuss his new film, Last Man Standing - a companion piece to Tupac & Biggie, which he made back in 2002 about the murders of the eponymous rappers. Here, he delves deeper in…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is not only someone Edith's known for a very long time, but also someone who's been a great supporter of this podcast since day one. Tom Hiddleston is currently tearing up the screen as Loki on Disney +. It's a brilliant vehicle for one of Marvel's most enduring characters and a welcome return after - ahem, spoiler…
 
A delicious edition with the directors of gorgeous doc The Truffle Hunters, Michael Dwek and Gregory Kershaw; and actor Jasmine Batchelor talks about her Brooklyn indie gem The Surrogate and answers the SAGFL Questions with Whoopi, Whitney and Love Jones. I review Black Widow and Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast…
 
Our latest guests on Soundtracking are actor, writer and director Harry Macqueen and musician Keaton Henson, who makes his first foray into film scoring for Harry's deeply moving road movie, Supernova. Starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth, Supernova tells the story of a gay couple who travel to the Lake District - after Stanley's character Tusker…
 
It's becoming a bit of a thing, here on Soundtracking, having two guests for the price of one. But Edith is really pleased to welcome John Krasinski and Marco Beltrami to the podcast, given that A Quiet Place Part II was the first film she went to see in the cinema after the most recent lockdown. Written and directed by John, and scored by Marco, t…
 
Prolific British director Ben Wheatley tells me about making the UK's first Covid-era production, his freak-out mushroom trip movie In The Earth. Ben also takes us through his movie moments, from Yentl to the Temple of Doom and Annie's Song; doc maker Marc Isaacs talks us through the wry observations of his home life - and British life - in The Fil…
 
Edith spoke to our latest guest on Soundtracking in the midst of our very first lockdown - not only when we were considerably more uncertain about things than we are today, but also before we knew what an extraordinary impact his film was going to have on lovers of cinema. Since chatting to Florian Zeller, his directorial debut The Father has had a…
 
Oscar winner Sir Christopher Hampton discusses making and writing The Father with Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman and he takes us through his life in movies as he faces the SAGFL questions. We talk writing in fountain pen, Fred Astaire, The Graduate, Bunuel's cocktails, and what to do during a 15-minute standing ovation at Cannes. Meanwhile, I re…
 
It's another double header for you on this week's Soundtracking, with a director and one of his leading ladies joining me to discuss their spin on one of Disney's most iconic villains. Craig Gillespie and Emma Stone have, quite simply, created a fabulous Cruella De Vil. Effectively a prequel to the original animated classic, Cruella also stars Emma…
 
Sheffield DocFest begins with my film of the year Summer of Soul, so festival head Cintia Gil tells us what else to expect and takes us through her SAGFL cinema memories. And debut director Aleem Khan tells us the personal stories behind his new film After Love. Music by Lee Rosevere See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Tris Dixon is the former editor of Boxing News and has covered the sport for nearly two decades. He has worked as a boxing broadcaster for Sky Sports, BT Sport, and CNN. He authored the books The Road to Nowhere: A Journey Through Boxing’s Wastelands, Money: The Life and Fast Times of Floyd Mayweather, ghostwrote War and Peace: My Story with Britis…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a composer returning for a second visit, having scored pretty much every blockbuster to hit our screens in recent weeks. The work of Tom Holkenborg - or Junkie XL, if you prefer - can currently be heard in the epic Snyder Cut of Justice League, Godzilla vs Kong, and the riotous Netflix Zombie heist flick Army Of…
 
New York film maker Ira Sachs talks about working with Isabelle Huppert on location in Portugal and takes us through his movie life, from Fantasia trauma to the pleasure of Jimmy Cagney and the music of Claire Denis. I review Cruella and Tilda, and tantalise you with one of the best concert docs ever made... Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/pri…
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is one our our faves - a supremely talented composer and all-round top fella, returning to the podcast for a third time. As ever, Nicholas Britell's services are in high demand - and he's been keeping pretty busy during the pandemic and beyond Not only has he scored Barry Jenkins's new Amazon Prime series, The Unde…
 
Ella Fitzgerald is the subject and my guest is revered British documentary maker Leslie Woodhead with his film about the Queen of Jazz - it's called Just One of Those Things and plays at the re-opened BFI Southbank. Leslie recalls a life in film, including working with the elusive Terence Malick, the shock of DA Pennebaker's Primary and years spent…
 
Our latest guests on Soundtracking are writer / director Julie Taymor and her partner both romantically and creatively, the composer Elliot Goldenthal. Julia and Elliot joined Edith to discuss The Glorias, a remarkable film about the life of journalist and political activist, Gloria Steinem, with different actors playing her in the various phases o…
 
Leading European director Agnieszka Holland joins me to talk about her new film Charlatan, the new success of female film makers and her memories of cinema growing up in Poland. And as the grand re-opening of cinemas is nearly upon us, I talk to Jason Wood, creative director of HOME in Manchester about what what films will tempt us back to the big …
 
Our latest guest on Soundtracking is a rare thing in this business: a female composer. Huzzah! Amelia Warner is relatively new to the game, but is definitely making waves, having provided the scores for Mary Shelley and the brilliant BBC short, Leading Lady Parts. Her latest offering is Wild Mountain Thyme. Written and directed by John Patrick Shan…
 
Camp and classy today, with husband and husband directors David Ebersole and Todd Hughes on their highly entertaining fashion doc House of Cardin, while Lisa Immordino Vreeland discusses her doc Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation about two of America's greatest 20th century writers. I react to the Noel Clarke stories and recommend Raoul P…
 
Our guests on this latest episode of Soundtracking are successful musicians in their own right who - not for the first time - have teamed up to deliver a stunning movie score. Dustin O'Halloran and Volker Bertelmann first worked together on Garth Edwards's Lion. They've since brought us the music to The Old Guard, The Art Of Racing In The Rain, A C…
 
Danny Huston joins me to talk about directing and starring in The Last Photograph - the man born on a film set also shares precious family and personal movie memories, such as the day he fell in love with Ava Gardner. I look at the Oscar results, talk Paddington vs Kane and recommend a new show about Tupac. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/priv…
 
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