“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”

Rodricks August 19 2016

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

Rodricks June 3

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.

“Roughly Speaking” on “Green Room,” “Keanu” and “The Jungle Book”

Rodricks April 29

On yesterday’s edition of Dan Rodricks’ Roughly Speaking podcast for The Baltimore Sun, we discussed three films currently out in cinemas: Green RoomThe Jungle Book and Keanu.

Here is the link. I come on at around 40 minutes.

There’s other good stuff on there, too, including an interview with Jed Dietz, Director of the Maryland Film Festival, which starts next week, and a new book review by Paula Gallagher of the Baltimore Public Library.

Enjoy!

SXSW2016, Part 7: The Final Post (Last Few “Hammer to Nail” Reviews and Interviews, plus “Roughly Speaking”)

Final SXSW Post Collage

Here are my final reviews and interviews from the 2016 SXSW Festival, published on Hammer to Nail:

Be sure to read my firstsecondthirdfourthfifth and sixth posts on SXSW2016, as well!

I also did a general festival wrap-up on Dan Rodricks’ Roughly Speaking podcast for The Baltimore Sun, where we played clips from my interviews with Burt Reynolds (about the documentary The Bandit), Andre Royo (about the narrative feature Hunter Gatherer) and Paul Reubens (about the latest Pee-wee Herman adventure). Here is that link. Enjoy!

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

Oscars 2016

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 the 2016 Oscar Nominations

Rodricks Oscar Noms

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 Tarantino and González Iñárritu; “Hammer to Nail” on Bagnall

Hateful Eight Revenant Collage

On yesterday’s edition of Dan Rodricks‘ Baltimore Sun “Roughly Speaking” podcast, we discussed the two new (ultra-violent) Westerns out this week: Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight and Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant.

Here is the link. I come on just shy of 40 minutes. You can subscribe to receive these podcasts automatically (instructions at the bottom of the link’s page). Enjoy!

Funny Bunny

Also this past week, I reviewed Funny Bunny for Hammer to Nail. Enjoy that, as well!