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Sharon Van Etten, Marielle Heller

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Celebrated singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten (www.sharonvanetten.com) has her eyes opened by the Academy Award-nominated documentary THE LOOK OF SILENCE... Actress, writer and director Marielle Heller opens up (about) THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, her smart and vibrantly funny drama that received near-unanimous acclaim at last year's Sundance Film Festival. Plus, "10 Worth a Spin" with THE ASSASSIN, BREATHE, HIGHWAY TO HELL, THE KEEPING ROOM, THE KID, OUT 1, THE SECOND MOTHER, SHEBA BABY, SOMETIMES AUNT MARTHA DOES DREADFUL THINGS, and WOMAN IN THE MOON. Produced by Shane Simmons (www.shane-simmons.com).

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Kumail Nanjiani, Lou Taylor Pucci, Farihah Zaman

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Comedian-actor Kumail Nanjiani (HBO's "Silicon Valley," Comedy Central's "The Meltdown") gets turned on by the Japanese S&M comedy R100... actor Lou Taylor Pucci (SPRING, THUMBSUCKER) is jazzed about LOW DOWN, a biopic about bebop pianist Joe Albany... filmmaker Farihah Zaman (REMOTE AREA MEDICAL, THIS TIME NEXT YEAR) digs into Errol Morris' early docs GATES OF HEAVEN and VERNON, FLORIDA. Plus, "10 Worth a Spin" with ACTRESS, ALGORITHMS, ANOTHER GIRL ANOTHER PLANET, BEST SELLER, THE BIG SHOT, THE CIRCLE, GONE WITH THE POPE, MR. BEAN: THE WHOLE BEAN, RIDE THE PINK HORSE, and VICE & VIRTUEListen here or subscribe on iTunes.
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Jason Ritter, Lynn Shelton, Ruben Östlund

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Emmy-nominated actor Jason Ritter (WILD CANARIES, "Parenthood") is haunted by Nicolas Roeg's 1973 masterpiece DON'T LOOK NOW... Independent Spirit Award-winning filmmaker Lynn Shelton (YOUR SISTER'S SISTER, HUMPDAY) shares an anecdote about her latest, LAGGIES, and finds a kinship in experimental auteur Shirley Clarke's 1962 jazz classic THE CONNECTION... Swedish auteur Ruben Östlund was robbed of an Oscar nomination for his tremendous, Cannes-vetted drama FORCE MAJEURE. Plus, "10 Worth a Spin" with DEAR WHITE PEOPLEFORTY YEARS FROM YESTERDAY, LIFE ITSELF, THE NIGHT THEY RAIDED MINSKY'S, THE OVERNIGHTERS, LE PONT DU NORD, STAR 80, THE ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE, THROUGH A LENS DARKLY, and TRAITORS. Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.

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Meshell Ndegeocello, Guy Maddin, Michael Dunaway

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12-time Grammy nominated musician Meshell Ndegeocello (new album: "Comet, Come To Me") reveals a personal connection with WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER... Canadian auteur Guy Maddin (COWARDS BEND THE KNEE, THE FORBIDDEN ROOM) half-remembers his 2007 "docu-fantasia" MY WINNIPEG before delving into Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1972 chamber drama THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT... Film critic, Sarasota Film Festival programming director and filmmaker Michael Dunaway discusses his anecdotal doc 21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER before arguing with me about BOYHOOD. Plus, "10 Worth a Spin" with BANDIT QUEEN, COHERENCE, OPEN WINDOWS, THE PLEASURES OF BEING OUT OF STEP, RIVER'S EDGE, SALVO, THE STRANGE LITTLE CAT, WETLANDS, WHITE COMANCHE, and WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL? Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.
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Terry Gilliam, Jonathan Caouette, Larry Karaszewski

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Visionary filmmaker Terry Gilliam (BRAZIL, 12 MONKEYS) talks THE ZERO THEOREM and the Criterion reissue of his revisionist-history fantasy TIME BANDITS... filmmaker-actor Jonathan Caouette (TARNATION, WALK AWAY RENEE) claims to have seen Todd Haynes' SAFE some 30 times... screenwriter Larry Karaszewski (ED WOOD, BIG EYES) digs into two eccentric 1976 westerns, THE MISSOURI BREAKS and BUFFALO BILL AND THE INDIANS. Also, "10 Worth a Spin" with APACHES, APPOINTMENT WITH DANGER, BROAD CITY: SEASON 1, THE CONGRESS, KINOSHITA AND WORLD WAR II, LEVITATED MASS, PRIDE, THE SKELETON TWINS, THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY'S TEARS, and TESISListen here or subscribe on iTunes.

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Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Joanna Hogg

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Actor-filmmaker-producer Mark Duplass (THE PUFFY CHAIR, FX's "THE LEAGUE") talks THE ONE I LOVE and dressing in drag on behalf of Criterion's special edition of TOOTSIE... actress Melanie Lynskey (HEAVENLY CREATURES, HELLO I MUST BE GOING) fittingly discusses HAPPY CHRISTMAS on Thanksgiving before delving into MAUVAIS SANG... British filmmaker Joanna Hogg chats about three of her sophisticated dramas that are now on DVD: UNRELATED, ARCHIPELAGO and EXHIBITION. Also, "10 Worth a Spin" with ABUSE OF WEAKNESS, CHRISTMAS EVIL, COME BACK TO THE 5 AND DIME JIMMY DEAN JIMMY DEAN, JINGLE BELL ROCKS!, A LIFE IN DIRTY MOVIES, PENANCE, PORTRAIT OF JASON, A SUMMER'S TALE, 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH, and UHFListen here or subscribe on iTunes.

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Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Preiss, Zoe Kazan

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Chatting with actor Jason Schwartzman (LISTEN UP PHILIP, RUSHMORE) about OBVIOUS CHILD... director-cinematographer Jeff Preiss (LOW DOWN, LET'S GET LOST) talks LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF... and actress Zoe Kazan (RUBY SPARKS, WHAT IF) returns to talk SLEEPAWAY CAMP. Also, "10 Worth a Spin" with THE COMPLETE JACQUES TATI, GUILTY OF ROMANCE, HIMIZU, LAST EMBRACE, LEVEL FIVE, NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN, RICK AND MORTY: Season 1, SIDEWALK STORIES, VENUS IN FUR, and YOU AND THE NIGHTListen here or subscribe on iTunes.
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Zoe Kazan, Nicolas Winding Refn, Damien Chazelle

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Brooklyn-based actress and Spirit Award-nominated writer Zoe Kazan (WHAT IF, RUBY SPARKS) steps into the shop to talk about the darkly comic SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY, one of 2014's best American indies... Danish auteur Nicolas Winding Refn (DRIVE, BRONSON, and subject of MY LIFE DIRECTED BY NICOLAS WINDING REFN) sits down with us at Fantastic Fest to chew the fat over the newly remastered THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE... Oscar-nominated writer and director Damien Chazelle (WHIPLASH, GUY AND MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH) has a soft spot for the illuminating French documentary TO BE AND TO HAVE... Plus, "10 Worth a Spin" with THE BILL MORRISON COLLECTIONBORGMANCASTING BYCOLD IN JULYIDAILO ILOTHE LAST OF THE UNJUSTSUNDAYS AND CYBELETEENAGE, and WE ARE THE BEST! Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.

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DVD Is the Old Podcast…

After a soul-searching summer hiatus, we're back and now presented by the fine folks at Oscilloscope Laboratories. To listen to the previous six episodes from The Playlist, click on the links below:


David Cross on BREAKING THE WAVES
Kate Lyn Sheil on BASTARDS and TROUBLE EVERY DAY
Mark Webber on BIG BAD WOLVES

Tilda Swinton on PERSONA
Alessandro Nivola on AMERICAN HUSTLE
Lili Taylor on A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME

Chuck Klosterman on THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY and CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS
Alex Ross Perry on JULES AND JIM
J.T. Petty on THE COUNSELOR

Paul Dano on THE LONG DAY CLOSES
Bobcat Goldthwait on YOU'RE NEXT
Josh Johnson on REWIND THIS! and BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD

David Lowery on NASHVILLE
James Gray on AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS
Buck Angel on MR. ANGEL

Kathleen Hanna on NIGHT OF THE COMET
Mike Birbiglia on MY GIRLFRIEND'S BOYFRIEND
Joshua Rothkopf on CITY LIGHTS