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Slandering Others Anonymously Podcast Episode #2

Back again for round two! In this edition I settle down into what should be a more regular format for the show. Listen to or download the show below, and click “read more of this post” to view a complete breakdown of the topics discussed in this episode.

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Show notes:
Opening
[0:00-2:14] Intro/response to feedback

News
[2:14-7:53] Discussion of sequelitis. 2011 will see a record 27 sequels receiving wide releases.
[7:53-13:08] Reporting ethics in online blogging. Deadline.com sends TheWrap.com a cease and desist letter.
[13:08-15:23] Jaume Collet Serra (Orphan, Unknown) will be remaking Jean Pierre Melville’s The Red Circle.

What I’ve Watched
[15:32-19:20] The Red Circle
[19:20-27:42] Unknown
[27:42-33:31] Three Kings
[33:31-41:32] Blow Out
[41:32-47:39] Waiting For Superman

Closing
[47:39-49:23] Outro/contact info/preview of next show

The site’s first foray into the world of podcasting! This debut edition of the Slandering Others Anonymously Podcast features a rambling preview of the upcoming Academy Awards, as well as a quick countdown of my favourite films of 2010. All feedback is appreciated!

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For added enjoyment, try the Slandering Others Anonymously Podcast drinking game: simply take a shot every time I use the words “definitely” or “awesome”. If you’re still conscious at the end of the episode, you win!

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One response to “Slandering Others Anonymously Podcast Episode #2

  1. Luis Ramirez March 5, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    Nice second podcast. Personally, I think the tighter focus makes it more interesting to listen to. However having a partner might help as tangents seem more natural in a conversation.

    I’m impressed with your knowledge of film and will now keep an eye out for Jean Pierre Melville’s films. As for sequelitis, I think now that movies actually have to compete with televised content, I believe movie executives think that franchises are one way of doing it. (the other being the horrible adoption of 3D into films). However continuing character arcs through years rather than weeks is still a tough feat to continue successfully, But as long as audiences keep coming, they keep doing them.

    Also have to mention that Blow Out is one of my favorite DePalma flicks. It’s movies like this that made me anticipate Lithgow in other appearances such as Dexter (did I say too much?). As for Nancy Allen, I guess it always helps when you’re married to the director. As for use of film editing as a plot element in a movie, you could watch “Modern Romance” with Albert Brooks. It’s an okay comedy but the movie-related bits are funny. If anything you could find clips of them on YouTube.

    Anyway, good second effort. Hopefully with a podcast partner, the third time will be the charm.

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