03/12/2020
BACURAU Q&A | The Curzon Film Podcast feat. Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles
Kleber Mendonça Filho, the director of Aquarius, and collaborator Juliano Dornelles have come up with a politically loaded riff on The Most Dangerous Game scenario. It’s a thrilling blend of genre thrills and shocks, and smart satire. Bacurau, a settlement in rural Brazil, is shaken by its matriarch
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02/28/2020
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE | The Curzon Film Podcast feat. Céline Sciamma
We’re in love. It started with a Water Lilies in 2007. Our love grew stronger with Tomboy in 2011. We were devoted by the time Girlhood came around in 2014. And now, well, we scarcely know what to do with ourselves.This month we’ve dedicated an entire episode of our podcast to Céline Sciamma’s Portr
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02/18/2020
THE PARASITE Q&A | The Curzon Film Podcast feat. Edgar Wright & Bong Joon Ho
Beware, there's spoilers ahead! Bong Joon Ho's PARASITE is the film that keeps on giving. To complement our " rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">deep dive into the #BongHive, we have a very special bonus episode featuring Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Baby Driver's Edgar Wright in convers
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02/07/2020
PARASITE | The Curzon Film Podcast feat. Bong Joon Ho + Tilda Swinton
We’ve dedicated an entire episode to the film that, for many many months, has been infecting audiences more than any other. Created by South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, since its debut at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2019, Parasite has spread its way to box office success, BAFTA nominations and
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01/31/2020
THE LIGHTHOUSE | feat. Willem Dafoe & Robert Eggers
This week we ask the question 'How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks? Two days? Where are we?' as Willem Dafoe and Robert Eggers join us to spill their beans about their new indescribable not-quite horror film The Lighthouse. Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe are left alone on a grim desert
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01/17/2020
WAVES | feat. Trey Edward Shults
This week we're joined by the writer-director of Waves, Trey Edward Shults. Waves stars Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Tyler, and 18 year old under pressure to excel from his domineering father, played by Sterling K. Brown. When an injury threatens Tyler's future career, he goes off the rails, and his famil
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01/10/2020
1917 | feat. Dean-Charles Chapman & George MacKay
This week we go deep into the trenches to take a look at Sam Mendes' one-shot wonder, the war drama 1917, and speak to the films lead actors Dean-Charles Chapman and George MacKay, who star as two soldiers given orders to deliver a message across enemy lines that could save thousands of lives. Havin
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12/24/2019
LITTLE WOMEN + JOJO RABBIT
On this week's episode, we see out 2019 with Greta Gerwig's Little Women, and we welcome in 2020 with Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit.In Little Women, Greta Gerwig couldn't have chosen a more beloved classic to adapt for her second feature as director, matched only by the strength of cast she's corralle
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12/20/2019
The Best Films of 2019
It's that time of year when we make endless lists of the most wonderful things we have seen at the cinema over the past 12 months. Tune in to hear about our favourites!Discussing the films this week are Jake Cunningham, Sam Howlett, Kelly Powell and Ella KempFollow the team on Social Media:@jakehcun
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12/13/2019
EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS + JUMANJI | feat. Werner Herzog
In this episode we welcome a true legend of cinema on to the podcast, the man, the myth... Werner HerzogAs well as talking to Mr Herzog, we round up the results of the European Film Awards where Herzog was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement. Along with this, we take a look at the Next Level o
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12/05/2019
HONEY BOY + SO LONG MY SON | feat. Alma Har'el
On the pod this week, we welcome Alma Har'el, director of Honey Boy, the Shia LaBeouf biopic written by the man himself. Plus we delve in to Chinese heartbreaker So Long My SonSo Long My Son explores the impact of China's one child policy. It spans from the 1980s to the present day, regularly shifti
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11/28/2019
KNIVES OUT + THE NIGHTINGALE feat. Rian Johnson
Murder! This week we're joined by writer-director Rian Johnson who tells us about his new whodunnit Knives Out, and we discuss the controversial revenge thriller The Nightingale.Knives Out is an entertaining old-school murder mystery, boasting an incredible cast including Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Cur
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11/22/2019
LAST CHRISTMAS + I LOST MY BODY
'Tis the season (nearly) so we unwrap our presents early and discuss Paul Feig's festive comedy Last Christmas, as well as take a look at offbeat animation I Lost My Body.Written by Emma Thompson, Last Christmas stars Emilia Clarke (aka Daenerys Targaryen) as Christmas shop worker Kate, a down-on-he
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11/14/2019
THE REPORT + THE AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY | feat. Scott Z. Burns
In this episode we get the report on The Report from director Scott Z. Burns. Plus, the amazing Amazing Johnathan Documentary...The Report is about Daniel Jones (played by Adam Driver), who is tasked by Senator Dianne Feinstein (that’s Annette Bening) with delivering a definitive report on the CIA's
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11/06/2019
MARRIAGE STORY + THE AERONAUTS | feat. Felicity Jones
In this episode we soar into new heights, with guest Felicity Jones, and her new film The Aeronauts. Plus, we get in to the story of Noah Baumbach's new one on marriage.Noah Baumbach, director of The Squid and the Whale and The Meyerowitz Stories, returns with a new family drama that ranks among his
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10/31/2019
SORRY WE MISSED YOU + DOCTOR SLEEP | feat. Ken Loach
This week, we take delivery of Ken Loach's latest, Sorry We Missed You and talk to the director himself. Plus, 37 years later, we return to the Overlook Hotel for The Shining sequel Doctor SleepDirector Ken Loach teams once again with I, Daniel Blake screenwriter Paul Laverty for another indictment
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10/24/2019
BY THE GRACE OF GOD + MONOS | feat. François Ozon
In this episode, for the first time, we welcome a guest for the third time. François Ozon, director of Swimming Pool, In The House and L'amant Double, joins for a hat-trick appearance on the podcast to talk about his new film By The Grace of GodFrancois Ozon's gripping true-life drama tells the stor
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10/17/2019
NON-FICTION + LFF
In this episode we pull a new page from Olivier Assayas's filmography, as we discuss Non-Fiction. Plus, we share our final highlights from the 2019 edition of the London Film Festival.Non Fiction begins when an affair between actress Selena (that’s Juliette Binoche) and writer Léonard (Vincent Macai
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10/10/2019
THE DAY SHALL COME + LFF | feat. Marchánt Davis
In this episode we welcome Marchánt Davis, breakout star of The Day Shall Come, Chris Morris' return to film, a decade after Four Lions. Plus we delve in to our highlights from the London Film Festival so far.In The Day Shall Come, an impoverished preacher, played by Marchant Davis, who’s attempting
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10/04/2019
JUDY + JOKER | feat. Rufus Sewell
In this episode we travel from Gotham City to the Emerald one as we cover Joker and Judy, with special guest Rufus our Sewell in the crown.Judy Garland became one of the undisputed icons of the Golden Age of Hollywood. But behind that success was a darker tale, one of innocence exploited. In Rupert
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09/25/2019
BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW | feat. Kate Taylor & Michael Blyth
As the BFI London Film Festival takes over many of our screens for the next two weeks, we decide to find out why, by asking two of the festival's programmers (Kate Taylor and Michael Blyth) about putting the festival together; along with what films to watch out for during the festival and beyond.As
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09/19/2019
THE FAREWELL + FOR SAMA | feat. Lulu Wang
In this episode, we talk about the film that has smashed even Avengers Endgame's box office record, Lulu Wang's The Farewell. Plus, we talk to the director all about her film.First up though, is For Sama. When the Arab Spring came to Syria in 2012, Waad al-Kateab picked up her camera and began filmi
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09/12/2019
AD ASTRA + DOWNTON ABBEY | feat. James Gray
In this episode we get in to the Gray matters of space travel with James Gray, director of galactic sized interstellar therapy session Ad Astra. Plus, we roll out for a royal visit to Downton Abbey.In Ad Astra, astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find
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09/06/2019
IT CHAPTER TWO + BAIT | feat. Andy Muschietti
This week we go from small-town Cornwall to small-town Maine, looking at the highly acclaimed British film Bait and the sequel to the biggest horror film of all time It Chapter Two, as well as speaking to the films' director Andy Muschietti.Bait looks at the effects of gentrification in a small fish
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