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Andrei Tarkovsky Wrap-Up

Andrei Tarkovsky podcast

Five weeks later and it feels like we have circled the universe of cinema. We’re saying that we’re fans of Andrei Tarkovksy! The guys look back on the five they watched and tried to sum up such a visual master of a filmmaker. Also they announce their next Five which may not start this week…

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Episode #74 — The Mirror

The Mirror podcast review

Andrei Tarkovsky’s The Mirror often doesn’t feel like a film, but like a trip to the museum or a poem. It moves in its own path that sometimes feels indecipherable to Austin and Eric, but it’s also never a burden on the experience. The guys struggle to find the right words to say about this movie, but it’s definitely worth watching.

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Episode #72 — Andrei Rublev

Andre Rublev podcast review

No more easy episodes! Last week we had Ivan’s Childhood in which we definitively stated that Ivan had a childhood. With Andrei Rublev, it’s more complicated. The guys dig into exactly why this is a man whose life should be studied and whether or not Andrei Tarkovsky believes in what he is doing.  The guys couldn’t dig into this dense and brilliant biopic alone so they are thrilled to be joined by writer/filmmaker Ed Leer who gives us fantastic insight into this journey into an artist. Also Austin not so subtly transitions to get a story about working with Terence Malick.

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Episode #62 — Andrei Rublev / Wild Gift / Sea Cucumber / One Nation Under a Groove / The Bears’ Invasion of Sicily / Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Andrei Rublev podcast review

The Immortals are back and they’re going to the 51st State of America: Russia! They’re off to see the great painter Andrei Rublev, while they review a long movie about him. Also they’re going to listen to some good ole punk, eat something Austin calls “JELLO for grown-ups”, debate whether Funkadelic is funk, debate whether a reader’s guide is a reader’s guide and then decide to leave Russia and go right into a wormhole where it’s safer. Get excited!

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