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The Brattle Film Podcast

Oct 10, 2020

This week we look at some recent films that take on enhanced significance when watched during a semi-quarantine. Also we explore just a few of the joys found in contemporary low-budget sci-fi pictures, and we discuss the issue of gatekeeping in genre movie production and reviewing.


Sep 25, 2020

In this special episodes, Ned, Ivy, and Alissa bring up their report from the 2020 Virtual Toronto International Film Festival.


Sep 14, 2020

We look back on "the summer of no movies" by talking about all the classic films we finally got around to seeing since we haven't had any theatrical releases to go to. With endless streaming options available, and our definition of what constitutes a "classic film" ranging from Citizen Kane to Speed, we each...


Aug 29, 2020

We check in with six off the films currently running in our virtual cinema, including 4 documentaries, a new arthouse flick from Belgium, and a restored Hungarian work of psychedelic animation.


Aug 15, 2020

This week we resume our discussion of movies that were "key" to forming our personally, our psychological outlook, our career trajectory, our approach to life, or our love of cinema. For us these films range from John Hughes’s Pretty In Pink to Jean Cocteau's Orpheus. What films formed your foundation?