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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Oct 28, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss their favorite horror comedies — spoiler free!


IMDB list of good horror comedies: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls508197149/


Chris' top 5:

Young Frankenstein (1974)
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet Frankenstein (1948)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
What We Do In the Shadows...


Oct 7, 2021

Chris & Randall ask Bill Gucwa about his days making trailers for major studios.


Trailers mentioned include:

Frequency (2000)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdACpDDpIUs

The Majestic (2001)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHZldxzY1h0

Alien (1979)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQ2Jx_EaZOo

Independence Day (1996)


Sep 30, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss movie and TV adaptations of works from other mediums. When do they work? When do they fail? How and why does this happen?


Topics discussed include:

Dear Evan Hansen (2021)
fanboy-ism
screen vs stage
Rent (2005)
Chicago (2002)
Grease (1978)
My Fair Lady (1964)
Betrayal (1983)
Doubt...



Apr 15, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss the art of Production (Art) Design and its impact on 1970s movies.


Topics discussed include:

Gone with the Wind (1939)
Keystone Cops
studio
backlot
sound stage
theater vs. photography
Stanley Kubrick
Italian Neo Realism
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Cahiers du Cinéma (magazine, 1951)
French New...