Feb 13, 2019
For the second installment of the Intermission series, we are thrilled to be joined by Peter Conheim (Negativland, bynwr.com, The Guild Cinema), a film preservationist and an expert on all things A/V. We discuss "the Nolan print" of 2001, film preservation/restoration, and "the loudness war," along with his unusual...
Feb 6, 2019
INTERMISSION. Chris and Rudi watched and then discuss 2010 - Peter Hyams' 1984 follow-up to the 20th Century's greatest work of art. After some initial grumblings, Chris reviews the plot and subplots before they begin multiple rounds of the "compliment sandwich" game. Items discussed: Syd Mead's futurism, Konami...
Feb 1, 2019
The plot thickens and then...Intermission. Niall McGowan (Bat Minute) helps Chris bring this week, and this section of the film, to a close with discourses on: David Lynch films, Hardac, and ice cream trucks in January. Plus, we get the story of how Gary Lockwood fixed this part of 2001 (thanks Gary!).
Jan 30, 2019
Nial McGowan (Bat Minute) joins Chris in C-pod (the C is for Chris) to talk about this minute of 2001, along with A Clockwork Orange, 2010, Irish TV, and the concept of malice.
Jan 28, 2019
Chris and Nial McGowan (Bat Minute) head down to the pod, turn off the transmitters, and talk about this minute where Frank and Dave start a conversation that determines the fate of their voyage. The two discuss topics as diverse as food poisoning, Moore's Law, the Uncanny Valley, and whether 2001 is an American or...