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.
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 […]
Gabriella and Claudette discuss Todd Haynes’ film Carol (2015), starring Rooney Mara as a young shopgirl who falls in love with the eponymous character, Carol, a wealthy housewife played by Cate Blanchett. Oodles of Oscar umbrage found within.
Notes: Claudette mentions Douglas Sirk who was a German director, not Hungarian. Rainer Werner Fassbinder is another influential German director mentioned. This episode was recorded before the 2016 Oscar ceremony. The ‘blue one’: Fresh Air NPR on Carol.
This episode is podcast only.
Length: 31mins, Recorded February 2016