Tag: movie

Ross McElwee (BSS #491)

Ross McElwee is most recently the director of Photographic Memory. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Stepping away from the memories. Guest: Ross McElwee Subjects Discussed: Walker Percy’s “certification,” Heidegger’s Allt√§glichkeit, whether social media and YouTube can capture the essential quality of “everydayness,” patterns and layers of meaning discovered through the act of filming one’s life for Read More

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Julie Delpy (BSS #475)

Julie Delpy is most recently the writer, director, and star of 2 Days in New York. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Searching for a castle that doesn’t require too much physical exertion. Guest: Julie Delpy Subjects Discussed: Patriarchs who key cars, countesses who murder women for their virgin blood, aberrant and eccentric behavior in Delpy’s films, Read More

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Sarah Polley (BSS #464)

Sarah Polley is most recently the writer and director of Take This Waltz. The film opens in select theaters on June 29, 2012. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Wondering if the chicken cookbook or the adulterous egg came first. Guest: Sarah Polley Subjects Discussed: Similarities between Away from Her and Take This Waltz, the need for Read More

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Roger Corman (BSS #416)

In addition to directing some of the most memorable and entertaining drive-in movies of the 20th century (among many other accomplishments), Roger Corman is most recently the subject of a new documentary called Corman’s World, which is now playing film festivals and is set for release on December 16. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Not of Read More

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Chazz Palminteri & Robert Celestino (BSS #259)

Chazz Palminteri is the star of Yonkers Joe. Robert Celestino is the writer and director of Yonkers Joe. The film opens in theaters on January 9, 2009. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Fleeing the scene to avoid “coming together” with the imposing Mr. Palminteri. Guests: Chazz Palminteri and Robert Celestino Subjects Discussed: Robert Mitchum’s theory of Read More

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Jerzy Skolimowski (BSS #239)

Jerzy Skolimowski is a filmmaker, and is most recently the director of Four Nights with Anna, which is currently playing at the New York Film Festival. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Waiting for the fifth night. Guest: Jerzy Skolimowski Subjects Discussed: Moonlighting (1982), starting from a home to get the lay of the land, the importance Read More

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