Bridget Jones’s Diary and Eyes Wide Shut December 5, 2018 WARNING: SPOILERS One is a charming British romp, the other has a weird orgy. This week on the Cinema Vertigogo Podcast, we’re kicking off the holiday season with two of Samantha’s favorite Christmas movies, Bridget Jones’s Diary and Eyes Wide Shut. https://www.facebook.com/cinemavertigogo/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/cinemavertigogosocialclub/ https://twitter.com/cinemavertigogo https://www.instagram.com/cinemavertigogo/ https://open.spotify.com/show/0sKQN6gZac3s74kL4hx1bj https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/cinema-vertigogo/id1262932321 https://cinemavertigogo.podbean.com/e/bridget-joness-diary-and-eyes-wide-shut/
On this installment of Remake/Remake, Tom Merolla subs in for James as he explores the 1958 Atomic Age Shlock classic, The Fly and David Cronenberg’s body-horror symphony, the 1986 remake The Fly. Is this remake essential? And is it better? Tune in to find out.
Suspiria (2018) November 5, 2018 WARNING: SPOILERS It’s one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, and it drove us to take a road trip to see it at a little theater outside Philadelphia…but was it any good? We’re talking about the remake of Suspiria (2018) on this week’s episode of Cinema Vertigogo Podcast. https://www.facebook.com/cinemavertigogo/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/cinemavertigogosocialclub/… Read More Episode 62: Suspiria (2018)
Welcome to Remake/Remake. In this episode Cinema Vertigogo Podcast co-host James Merolla dissects the similarities and differences between Friday the 13th Part IV and the 2009 Friday the 13th remake.
I watched My Night at Maud’s while Polly revolted against the core principles of civility. This might not be the right millennium for an Eric Rohmer retrospective. Wrong decade. Wrong year. And certainly wrong month — a grand jury indictment of over 300 Catholic Priests who have sexually abused over 1,000 kids in Pennsylvania alone… Read More I Watched My Night at Maud’s While Polly Revolted Against the Core Principles of Civility
I watched Persona while Polly ate breakfast. I figure what better way to examine the mystery of the pug that refuses to eat from her bowl than the story of an actress who refuses to speak. I think it’s been about twenty years now since I really got into film. When I first started to… Read More I Watched Persona While Polly Ate Breakfast
License to Kill (1989) Directed by: John Glen Written by: Richard Maibaum and Michael G. Wilson The last Bond film of the 80’s was also the last of John Glen’s five, Timothy Dalton’s two, Richard Maibaum’s thirteenth and Maurice Binder’s sixteenth for the franchise. It was also the last entry in the series for… Read More Ranking the Films of the James Bond Series: #17 – License to Kill
Never meet your heroes. That’s one of the pillars of cultural decorum I’ve learned to follow over the years, and as technology and social media blur the boundaries of public and private life, it’s become a more difficult mantra to follow. Can I ever watch a James Woods movie the same way after reading through… Read More Truth, Justice and Cinema Verite: How Observational Documentaries Have Helped Shape the Political Culture