Best Worst Podcast, Episode 4: The Return
Yes! Cinemadventurers Doug & Jacob return to the audible realms after a few months of separation. Doug has been travelling the USA in search of cinematic inspiration whilst Jacob has secluded himself in a cave and watched TV & DVDs with the odd excursion out to the cinema. This episode is roughly split into 3 parts:
1. Doug’s Fantastic Voyage (0-18 mins)
Jacob grills Doug on the pleasures of Fantastic Fest (Sep 2011 in Austin, Texas) and the New York Film Festival (Oct 2011 in NYC, New York).
[Films discussed from FF: BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, CLOWN, A BOY AND HIS SAMURAI, RABIES
Films discussed from NYFF: CAPRICIOUS YOUNG MAN, A DANGEROUS METHOD, Views from the Avant-Garde Festival films]
2. Big Screen vs Small Screen (18-29 min)
Jacob talks Shane Meadows’ THIS IS ENGLAND ’86 and the transition of the story from film to TV then we discuss the future of film and television.
3. Overdrive (30 mins to end)
We unpack our shifting feelings toward Refn’s compelling Gosling led LA Noir piece DRIVE.