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.
Episode 14 – The Shape of Water (2017)
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.
Episode 13 – Erratic Dialogues reviews Phantom Thread (2017)
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.
2017 in Review: Television and Podcasts
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.
2017 in Review: Books
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.
2017 in Review: Film
Gabriella and Claudette discuss some of their favourite films of 2017.
Episode 9 – Erratic Dialogues review Call Me By Your Name (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 […]
Episode 8 – Erratic Dialogues review Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (2017)
“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
Episode 7 – 2016: A Cultural Autobiography
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 […]
2016: A Cultural Autobiography
In the twilight of this troubling year, Gabriella and Claudette write about the books, film and theatre that inspired, and gave solace, in 2016.