Ep. 24 - They Remain (The Shining meets It Follows)

January 11, 2019

We prepare ourselves for the year ahead in 2019 by looking back to the scariest film of 2018: Philip Gelatt's THEY REMAIN. The title could also apply to this very podcast which is probably equally as terrifying for PROJECTING FILM listeners. For now your hosts combine two things that very much scare us in our conversation on THE SHINING and IT FOLLOWS: rules and sex. Unable to follow the thread of either we instead podcast at the links below:

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 23 - United We Fan (Capturing the Friedmans meets Love, Simon)

January 5, 2019

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For our comeback episode we give our dozens of fans exactly what they want... an episode on how insane fans are. But in a good way! UNITED WE FAN looks at a now decades long tradition of dedicated fans saving their favorite low rated shows which creates both a positive and negative influence on the material being saved. One host is reminded of the turn made in a previous documentary as everything we thought we know may not be entirely accurate in CAPTURING THE FRIEDMANS. Meanwhile your other host chooses to think happy thoughts in the new year and how pop culture pushes us all to find our own love story in LOVE, SIMON. Also we discuss the most depressing Super Bowl party in history. PROJECTING FILM... right back on brand at these links below:

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 22 - The Scent of Rain and Lightning (Winter’s Bone meets The Burning Plain)

February 28, 2018

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Thanks to the Nashville Film Festival we were able to check out THE SCENT OF RAIN AND LIGHTNING which stars Maika Monroe, a young actress who first got our attention in IT FOLLOWS. Maybe with that on the brain we ended up with an episode theme based around another previous rising star in Jennifer Lawrence and in particular her roles in feuding family films THE BURNING PLAIN and WINTER'S BONE. Thankfully (?) for our listeners this is a far more agreeable episode and we woiuld be even more agreeable if you gave us a follow at the links below: 

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 21 - The Party (Rebecca meets Rope)

February 27, 2018

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On this episode we throw a Hitchcock themed podcast party for Sally Potter's new film THE PARTY. This Kristen Scott Thomas and Patricia Clarkson starring movie is fast, aggressive, and darkly funny; which means that this cast of characters would fit in nicely at a dinner party to celebrate getting away with murder in the 1948 classic ROPE. Or maybe the focus would be on the missing guest such as in the other Alfred Hitchcock joint REBECCA? We'll let you decide as you can listen to the episode and give us feedback at the links below:

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 20 - Entanglement (Silver Linings Playbook meets Anomalisa)

February 14, 2018

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For Valentine's Day we offer up a triple feature of being snared by love for new release ENTANGLEMENT. This Thomas Middleditch and Jess Weixler starring romcom reminds us of the manic pixie dream girl trope and how it can be subverted with a seriously manic male lead, be it Bradley Cooper in SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK or David Thewlis in ANOMALISA. One of your hosts also convinces the other one to not do a Valentine's Day first time watch with the wife of Weixler's breakout film TEETH. To find out if that advice was taken please follow us at the links below:

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 19 - Bomb City (SLC Punk! meets Fruitvale Station)

February 10, 2018

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On our latest episode we discuss new release BOMB CITY and how we approach real life tragedy as entertainment. Does the apprehension we feel over the fate of the real life characters on screen add to our appreciation of the moments that the filmmakers chose to present? And just why was one of your hosts so damn nervous about possible life-changing events when watching SLC PUNK! for the first time? Find out this and maybe a little more as we once again praise Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan (what else is new?) in this episode and at the social media outlets below:

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

 

Ep. 18 - West of Her (Before Sunrise meets Death Proof)

February 6, 2018

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On the road again with Chris and Mike of PROJECTING FILM. A pair of podcast lovers who fancy themselves as Celine and Jesse from Richard Linklater's BEFORE SUNRISE but in actuality are more like Zoe Bell and Kurt Russell from Quentin Tarantino's DEATH PROOF. We'll leave that up to the listeners which one is the cowardly stuntman... BUT FOR NOW we have yet another indie film gem from 2018 with Ethan Warren's WEST OF HER. A strikingly beautifyl film full of stolen shots and stolen moments also manages to keep its feet on the ground and provide the spark of a romance between two people who travel the country together but are heading in very different directions. Also they aren't Chris and Mike. So well worth spending your time with them instead. On that note, follow us at the links below!

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 17 - Kate Can’t Swim (Your Sister’s Sister meets The One I Love)

February 2, 2018

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On our latest episode we travel with three films to cabins in the woods and find the usual horror movie tropes: awkward encounters with friends, emotional outbursts that push people away, and revelations that forever change the bonds with those we love. Which is to say that new indie film KATE CAN'T SWIM gets it all right and if you like what you saw in YOUR SISTER'S SISTER and THE ONE I LOVE, make a point to check out the feature debut of writer/director Josh Helman. If you do, maybe we will get the sequels of various KATE CAN'Ts that our hosts so desperately want.

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 16 - Please Stand By (Planes, Trains & Automobiles meets Nurse Betty)

January 30, 2018

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On this episode we hit the road with Dakota Fanning in her new film PLEASE STAND BY about a Trekkie pursuing her dream of getting her script produced while her family catches up with her (in more ways than one). This inspires a look back at not only our previous episode on THE ROAD MOVIE (hey you should download that) but also that blend of fantasy in NURSE BETTY and the harsh realities of travel in PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES. Along the way we both embrace and reject Patton Oswalt's proud use of the Klingon language.

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

Ep. 15 - The Road Movie (Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 meets Leviathan)

January 25, 2018

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On this episode we try to make something of the dash cam footage provided in new release THE ROAD MOVIE, and of course we come up with a mash-up of experimental documentary LEVIATHAN about commercial fisherman andddddd the BOOK OF SHADOWS, the much loved sequel to THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT. Along the way we discuss the need for guidance from documentarians and our favorite films of 2017.

ALSO we debate which Franco brother your hosts are more like, and unfortunately for the winner of the James Franco contest, this was of course recorded before yet another round of allegations against an actor mentioned on this podcast. Enjoy!

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Hosts: Chris @Following_Films Mike @warmachinehorse

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Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.