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The Brattle Film Podcast

Dec 8, 2022

We take a look at the Antoine Doinel cycle of five films made about the same character over a twenty year period by director François Truffaut and actor Jean-Pierre Léaud. We're then joined by Truffaut scholar Annette Insdorf for some detail on the iconic French New Wave filmmaker and her insights into these...

Nov 8, 2022

Andrew Dominik’s contentious new film Blonde, an ahistorical biopic anti-fantasy about Marilyn Monroe provides plenty of fodder for a lively discussion about the film and the legendary actress at its center. We take a deep dive into many of Marilyn’s movies, her status as an icon of cinema and of womanhood, and why...

Oct 3, 2022

We herald the return of co-host Alissa Darsa with this spirited, all over the place conversation about alien invasion movies: sci-fi/horror settings, practical vs digital creature effects, blending sci-fi and horror with comedy, and squiggly little wormlike creatures that can take over human beings if we're not careful!

Sep 3, 2022

Ian, Ned, and Ivy dive deep into Mark Cousins' own deep dive into that last decade of cinema. We explore Cousins new documentary The Story of Film: A New Generation as well as some of the films it highlights.

Jul 25, 2022

We drop our first rerun, both to celebrate the summer session and to bring back the voice of our co-host Alissa Darsa, who is still on hiatus. But first we play some more listener voicemail about favorite movie theaters, and Ned, Ivy, and Ian share some Brattle updates and news.