Gabriella and Claudette travel back to 2002 and review Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut, Lady Bird, starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf and Tracey Letts.
Gabriella and Claudette review Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, a Cold-War, aquatic fairytale set in Baltimore, 1962, starring Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon and Doug Jones.
Gabriella and Claudette reviews P.T. Anderson’s twisted, Hitchcock-inspired period (quasi?) romance, Phantom Thread, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps and Lesley Manville.
The last part of our Cultural Roundup series for 2017 (Part One: Film and Part Two: Books) is all about the contemporary serial medium: television and podcasts! In this episode, Gabriella and Claudette discuss (and debate) their favourite television and podcasts for 2017.
In our literary segment of a three-part Cultural Roundup Series for 2017, Gabriella and Claudette discuss some of their favourite books of the year.
Gabriella and Claudette discuss some of their favourite films of 2017.
Gabriella and Claudette review the much-celebrated Call Me By Your Name (2017), a film directed by Luca Guadagnino, with a screenplay by James Ivory, adapted from the 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman. The film stars Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer. Length: 24mins, Recorded December 2017 iTunes Link/Download HERE Notes: Call Me By Your […]
“Be Our Guest” to this latest Erratic Dialogues podcast, in which Claudette and Gabriella review Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast (2017), directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans and Emma Thompson.
Length: 50mins, Recorded March 2017
Gabriella and Claudette discuss the books, film, theatre and podcasts that they loved (and a few that they loathed) in 2016. Length: 1hr 6mins, Recorded December 2016 iTunes Link/Download HERE Notes: Sport for Jove’s Summer Season, a double bill of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar/Antony & Cleopatra (playing to January 29, 2017) Eimar McBride on TLS, reading […]
In this episode, Gabriella and Claudette review Frantumaglia: A Writer’s Journey by Elena Ferrante (2016), a non-fiction tesserae of letters and interviews between the mysterious Italian author and her publishers, journalists, and readers. Notes: Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante The Italian author, Elsa Morante Gabriella’s essay: Who gets to speak and why? Claudette’s essay: The Bogeywoman Length: […]