Gabriella and Claudette discuss some of their favourite films of 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.
Love & Friendship, 2016
By Gabriella Edelstein and Claudette Palomares Contents The Podcast First Letter: ‘The chief joy of Stillman’s work is his shimmering dialogue’ by Claudette Palomares Second Letter: ‘I wonder, how would Austen have voted in the referendum?’ by Gabriella Edelstein Third Letter: ‘The best adaptations are the ones in which the director has distilled the distinct […]
Episode Five: Erratic Dialogues reviews “Love & Friendship” dir. Whit Stillman
In this episode Gabriella and Claudette review Whit Stillman’s enchanting “Love & Friendship” based on Jane Austen’s epistolary novel Lady Susan. Among other things, Gabriella and Claudette chat about Stillman’s career, Kate Beckinsale’s star turn as Lady Susan Vernon, the “Cult of the Janeite” and what exactly constitutes a perfect Jane Austen adaptation. Notes: Apologies […]
A Coen Brothers Retrospective
Gabriella and Claudette examine the rich and varied filmography of the Coen Brothers.
Gabriella and Claudette examine the 1950s period romance Brooklyn, directed by John Crowley and starring Saorise Ronan.
Gabriella and Claudette wax rhapsodic on Italian director Paolo Sorrentino’s second English feature: Youth starring Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel.