Bonus Episode: Our Favorite Foreign Films

Bonus Episode:  Our Favorite Foreign Films

Loren and Scott discuss their favorite foreign films.

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This Week’s Podcast:  Our Favorite Foreign Films

  • 0:00-2:56:  Intro!  Scott sings!  (those responsible for letting Scott sing have been sacked)
  • This is all Geoff McRae’s fault.
  • 2:57-6:20:  What, exactly, is a “foreign film?”
  • 6:21-8:50:  Scott confesses to something egregious.
  • 8:51-13:19:  The wrap-up of what makes a foreign film a foreign film looks into what films inspire and influence filmmakers.
  • The Perfect Blue episode.
  • 13:20-15:05:  My Neighbor Totoro
  • 15:06-18:21:  John Ford, Akira Kurosawa, and Spaghetti Westerns.
  • 18:22-20:10:  District 9
  • 20:11-24:21:  Brotherhood of the Wolf
  • 24:22-26:05:  Amelie
  • 26:06-29:10:  Malena
  • 29:11-30:49:  Life is Beautiful
  • 30:50-32:31:  Downfall
  • 32:32-35:22:  Mad Max
  • 35:23-39:00:  The movies of Danny Boyle
  • 39:01-41:03:  The movies of Luc Besson
  • 41:03-42:12:  The movies of Guy Ritchie
  • 42:15-45:25:  Loren wraps up his European film list with Monty Python and The Holy Grail and the films of Krzysztof Kieślowski.
  • 45:26-46:44:  Scott shocks the world with his love of Ireland, starting off with The Secret of Kells.
  • 46:45-47:07:  Angela’s Ashes
  • 47:10-48:09:  The Commitments
  • 48:09-49:10:  Billy Elliot
  • 49:11-50:21:  Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • 50:22-50:56:  The Raid: Redemption
  • 50:57-59:23:  Loren and Scott discuss the entire rest of the world and the importance of film communities and of course it ends in a discussion about Doctor Who and Whovians.
  • 59:24-1:01:03:  Outro!

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