“Roughly Speaking” on “Certain Women,” “Moonlight” and Political Films from the Cinema Canon

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed two new releases – Certain Women and Moonlight – as well as politically themed films from the cinema canon (you know, because of this impending election of ours), including, but not limited to, the following: Mr. Smith Goes to WashingtonA Face in the CrowdThe Candidate and BulworthHere is the link to the show. Enjoy!

“Roughly Speaking” Podcast on Fall 2016 Coming Attractions

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed some of this fall season’s coming attractions, including, but not limited to: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,  JackieMoonlight and Tower. This portion of the show was recorded a few weeks ago, before I had seen The Accountant, which is why I mention the film as though I have not yet seen it. Here is the link to the show. Enjoy!

“Roughly Speaking” Podcast on “Birth of a Nation” and “The Girl on the Train”

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed both The Birth of a Nation and The Girl on the Train, both in wide release today. Here is the link to the show. Enjoy!

“Roughly Speaking” Podcast on Hollywood Epics, “Ben-Hur,” “Hell or High Water” and “War Dogs”

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – join Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed three films out in theaters this weekend – Hell or High Water, War Dogs and a new version of Ben-Hur – using the release of the latter as a springboard for a larger conversation about the history of Hollywood epics. Here is the link to the show. Enjoy!

Dan Rodricks’ Roughly Speaking Podcast on the Films of Spring and Summer 2016

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed the films out in theaters in May and June of this year, with clips from the following six movies:

Here is the link to the show.

Enjoy!

Also, I never did do a blog post for our May 6 show, on which we celebrated George Clooney’s birthday. Here is that link.

#RoughlySpeaking (#HashtagEdition) on #Oscars2016 (and #OscarsSoWhite)

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed last night’s Oscars ceremony and the awards given. We also talked about the performance of host Chris Rock and how he handled the ongoing #OscarsSoWhite controversy. If you’re a fan – of us, Dan and/or the movies, then you must listen (and we’re not the only ones on the podcast – there’s also Bill U’Ren of Goucher College and Paula Gallagher of the Baltimore County Public Library).

Here is the link to the show.

Enjoy!

“Roughly Speaking” on “Hail, Caesar!” and the Coen Brothers

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed the just-released Hail, Caesar! and the work of the Coen Brothers (Joel and Ethan) in toto. If you’re a fan – of us, Dan and/or the Coens, then you must listen (and we’re not the only ones on the podcast!).

Here is the link to the show.

Enjoy!

“Roughly Speaking” on the 2016 Oscar Nominations

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed the just-announced 2016 Oscar nominations, giving our opinion on what we agreed with and what we didn’t (here are my own lists of the best films, the best acting, and the best artistic and technical work of 2015). We also talked about the fact that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has, once again, mostly ignored people of color in its choices.

Here is the link to the show.

Enjoy!

“Roughly Speaking” on “Creed,” “Spotlight,” Upcoming Films, Ingrid Bergman, Orson Welles and Jeff Bridges

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Today, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” where we discussed new films Creed and Spotlight, as well as upcoming end-of-year films (and Oscar hopefuls). We also celebrated the centenary of the births of Hollywood legends Ingrid Bergman and Orson Welles. Finally, we gave a shout out to December 4 birthday boy (and “Dude” extraordinaire) Jeff Bridges.

Here is the link.

Enjoy!

“Roughly Speaking” Podcast with Rodricks: Reviews of “The Peanuts Movie” and “Spectre”

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This morning, Linda DeLibero – Director, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University – and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (that’s me) – Chair and Professor, Department of Film & Moving Image, Stevenson University – reviewed Spectre and The Peanuts Movie for Dan Rodricks’ Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking.”

Here is the link. We come on at 57:53. You can also subscribe to receive these podcasts automatically (instructions at the bottom of the link’s page).

Enjoy!