Cinemat-Nic by Nicole Russin-McFarland

Cinemat-Nic by Nicole Russin-McFarland

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If it’s not on screen, it doesn’t matter.
“Mr. Nobody” Starring Jared Leto, Directed by Jaco Van Dormael
Jan 14 • 3 min
Either you hate it or love it. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“The Lobster” Starring Colin Farrell, Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Dec 19, 2018 • 12 min
The most plot twisting film I have seen in ages. Go watch it after you listen to this podcast! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“Girl With a Pearl Earring” Starring Scarlett Johansson & Colin Firth
Dec 19, 2018 • 10 min
Loving the film score and movie overall since I saw it in 2003. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (Steven Spielberg Viewing #8)
Dec 19, 2018 • 17 min
Lava! That chicken! Bad guys! I talk about this movie’s quirks after my second and final day of vocal exhaustion, also known as recording German lines for the German edition of my cartoon, O Girl of a Dream. Become a supporter of this podcast:…
“Raiders of the Lost Ark” (Steven Spielberg Viewing #7)
Dec 18, 2018 • 14 min
Indiana Jones is not a series to me. It is a lifelong goal. Ever since I was 13 and had a conversation about it with a boy at my school, I have wanted to direct an Indiana Jones film! It is life! Become a supporter of this podcast:…
“Donnie Darko,” the Cult Favorite Film
Dec 16, 2018 • 11 min
A 2001 opening weekend ruined this otherwise excellent movie. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma”
Dec 16, 2018 • 26 min
My opinion of the black and white Netflix-financed film expected to win a 2019 Academy Award! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“Jurassic Park” (Steven Spielberg Viewing #6)
Dec 16, 2018 • 8 min
I loved this from the moment I saw it opening weekend! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Pamela Anderson in “Barb Wire”
Dec 15, 2018 • 12 min
Reviewing how this film is oddly more feminist in nature than films released after the 2018 new wave of women’s equality in film. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“The Lake Vampire” Director Carl Zitelmann: Halloween Red Carpet, 2018 Austin Film Festival
Nov 2, 2018 • 9 min
Desperate to find a subject for his next novel, Ernesto Navarro follows the tracks of a mysterious killer, a man obsessed with drinking human blood and becoming immortal. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support…
“Antiquities” Director Daniel Campbell, Producer Gary Newton & Actor Roger Scott: Red Carpet Q&A
Oct 30, 2018 • 8 min
After his father’s death, a young man, Walt (Andrew J. West), moves to his dad’s hometown in order to learn more about who his father was. Walt decides to stay with his awkward aunt and her family, whose denial makes his search nearly impossible. He…
“Delia & Sammy” Producers Sher Bautista + William Jones: Red Carpet, 2018 Austin Film Festival
Oct 27, 2018 • 8 min
Sher Bautista and William Jones produced the Filipino film about Delia, an ill-tempered former actress, has to find family to leave her equally difficult husband with before she dies, forcing themselves back into the lives of people they’ve hurt,…
Social Media and Its Importance for Filmmakers
Oct 15, 2018 • 11 min
Social media is the only voice you often have before people misjudge you. Why give them the chance to dislike a person who doesn’t exist? Use your voice to represent the real you. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support…
“Eyes Wide Shut” (Stanley Kubrick Viewing #2)
Oct 15, 2018 • 34 min
A number of people I meet watch this movie with, well, their eyes and minds wide shut. I try my best to remember each of the major themes I saw for you friends out there. Eyes Wide Shut is viewed as Stanley Kubrick’s most mysterious film. Become a…
“The Shining” (Stanley Kubrick Viewing #1)
Oct 15, 2018 • 37 min
Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic wasn’t always well received. We dip into this and more on my first Stanley Kubrick themed episode. Note: When I discuss Stephen King’s distaste for the film having seen Ready Player One, I thought in the film they meant it…
“Titanic” Mania, Two Decades Later!
Oct 15, 2018 • 26 min
Chatting my life experiences around Titanic, my love of Mr. James Cameron, and the famous score. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Peter Jackson Made Me Believe Directing a Trilogy Is Possible
Sep 5, 2018 • 5 min
When I was 14, I first became acquainted with film work by a man named Peter Jackson. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“The Terminal” Is Relatable?! Who Knew! (Steven Spielberg Viewing #5)
Sep 5, 2018 • 15 min
Reflecting on the film since watching it at 15 years old in theaters, I relate plenty to Tom Hanks’ character trapped in the airport. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“Ready Player One” Is Better Than Its Trailers (Steven Spielberg Viewing #4)
Sep 5, 2018 • 17 min
Disappointed by the trailers, I enjoyed the film very much and its messages. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Women’s Cinema Post #metoo
Sep 5, 2018 • 26 min
I do indeed like some chick flicks despite hating the genre and discuss a few other points in a post #metoo atmosphere. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Oh My! “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”
Jul 15, 2018 • 12 min
I love, love, love, love, love Rey so much. My story of falling in love with Star Wars began because I thought Luke Skywalker was hot, believe it or not, and now I love the series overall like an old opera. Become a supporter of this podcast:…
“The Adventures of Tintin” Is Dreamy Inspo (Steven Spielberg Viewing #3)
Jul 15, 2018 • 8 min
Talking about the combined forces at work on this film of Mr. Jackson and Mr. Spielberg, one of my favorite animated sequences ever, and what it means to me. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Please Don’t Let Movie Theaters Become Extinct!
Jul 15, 2018 • 6 min
Every memory I have of seeing famous films in theaters cannot happen viewing them at home if for the first time. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Minions are Today’s Mickey Mouse
Jul 15, 2018 • 9 min
I feel so blessed living in a time period when a timeless group of cartoon characters came to life. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Thoughts on “Hans Zimmer: Live in Prague”
Jul 15, 2018 • 15 min
Hans Zimmer gives us zero Buggles tunes and lots of beautiful film score music in his unusually appealing live concert, now on Netflix. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan Batman Analysis #3)
Jul 1, 2018 • 11 min
Reflecting on the sadness and cultural relevance within the final movie in the trilogy. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“The Dark Knight” (Christopher Nolan Batman Analysis #2)
Jul 1, 2018 • 10 min
Everyone’s fav of the trilogy, “The Dark Knight” is famous for Heath Ledger’s performance. I think there is more to it! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“Batman Begins” (Christopher Nolan Batman Analysis #1)
Jul 1, 2018 • 19 min
Talking about the first in the trilogy with gusto until I feel a sneeze coming on at the end. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“Can’t Hardly Wait” Is Kind of Awful
Jul 1, 2018 • 4 min
I don’t understand its appeal to 90’s nostalgia fans. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
The New “It” Should’ve Gone Retro
Jul 1, 2018 • 5 min
The movie didn’t feel like the 80’s for a film taking place in the decade. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Let’s Chat “A.I.: Artificial Intelligence” (Steven Spielberg Viewing #2)
Jun 24, 2018 • 9 min
I relate so much to this film’s theme about dreaming of reaching the impossible. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Pixar’s “Coco” Exposes My Human Flaw
Jun 24, 2018 • 6 min
Who wants to be forgotten? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“The Hateful Eight” Is Visually Spectacular
Jun 24, 2018 • 6 min
Quentin Tarantino has a method to his madness when he rants about film being more attractive than digital. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“Tomb Raider” Showdown: Alicia Vikander vs. Angelina Jolie
Jun 24, 2018 • 11 min
Which actress makes for a better Lara Croft? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Did “Jaws” Age Well? (Steven Spielberg Viewing #1)
Jun 24, 2018 • 11 min
By popular demand from those who know I’m starting a podcast, here is my first dip into the Steven Spielberg viewing sessions. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
“The Last Movie Star” Deserves Recognition
Jun 23, 2018 • 4 min
Will the Academy notice the fine work done with this film? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm
Quentin Tarantino’s Many Imitators
Jun 23, 2018 • 4 min
Why are filmmakers who are fans of Quentin Tarantino imitating PULP FICTION instead of following their role model’s advice? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicrussin/support https://anchor.fm