Sunday, 31 July 2016

Episode #96 - "La Belle et la Bête"


In this episode, co-hosts Simone Barros, Zach Betonte and Andrew Swope discuss Jean Cocteau's 1946 French fairy tale adaptation, "La Belle et la Bête" starring Josette Day and Jean Marais. Their conversation largely focuses on how Cocteau's avant-garde theatre background affects his cinematic practice, how objectification augments the narrative's reality, and the similarities between Jean Cocteau and Maya Deren

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Friday, 8 July 2016

Episode #95 - "Accident"


In this episode, co-hosts Simone Barros, Zach Betonte and Andrew Swope discuss another collaboration between English playwright Harold Pinter and American expat Joseph Losey's 1967 drama, "Accident". They discuss how subjective memory functions within the narrative construction, the presence of animals throughout the film, and question whether the camera objectifies or empowers its female protagonists. 

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