The Film Experience
By Nathaniel Rogers
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Nathaniel R and guests discuss actresses, directors, the Oscars, current cinema and old favorites
||Pt 2 Smackdown '54: Broken Lances on Waterfronts||The panel assembled for 1954's Smackdown continues their conversation this time discussing the western Broken Lance and the Best Picture winner On The Waterfront.||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Pt 1 Smackdown '54: The High and Mighty Executive Suite||Nathaniel welcomes a special panel of authors and critics to look at the films nominated for Best Supporting Actress in 1954. We begin with airline disaster movie The High and the Mighty and corporate machinations drama Executive Suite with a little "mumble and scratch" acting from Brando along the way in On the Waterfront||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Grandma, Straight Outta Compton, Ricki & The Flash||Nick and Nathaniel discuss several movies: I'll See You In My Dreams, Straight Outta Compton, Ricki & The Flash, Grandma, with asides to The Man From UNCLE, Grey Gardens and more...||8/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Smackdown 1995 (Pt 2) Georgia & Nixon & Pocahontas?||The Supporting Actress Smackdown 1995 Edition is here. In Part 2 we talk Oliver Stone's excessive divisive Nixon, Mare Winningham & Jennifer Jason Leigh in Georgia and other Oscar and Off-Oscar '95 topics. With: Nathaniel R, Nick Davis, Guy Lodge, Kevin O'Keeffe, Conrado Falco, and Lynn Lee||8/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Smackdown 1995 (Pt 1) Sense & Sensibility, Mighty Aphrodite||The Supporting Actress Smackdown 1995 Edition is here. We're talking Mira Sorvina, Joan Allen, Kate Winslet, Mare Winningham and Kathleen Quinlan. In part 1, Mighty Aphrodite, Sense & Sensibility, and Apollo 13 are discussed.||8/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ant-Man and Southpaw||Marvel's smallest superhero and Jake Gyllenhaal's biggest body in Ant-Man and Southpaw||7/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Three '95 Recommendations||In this bonus episode of the podcast Joe, Nick and Nathaniel each pick an underappreciated 1995 movie to recommend. Plus: Best Actress||7/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Tangerine & Trainwreck||The team looks at two raunchy comedies from Amy Schumer and Sean Baker||7/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Inside Out, Love & Mercy, Magic Mike XXL, Etc...||Nick and Nathaniel talk seven releases currently in movie theaters. We talk fast!||7/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||More From Smackdown 1948||Our panel looks back at John Huston's Key Largo, Laurence Olivier's Hamlet, as well as the antique I Remember Mama and the Oscar beloved Johnny Belinda. Which have aged well and what other films that could have used some Oscar nominations that year?||6/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
The Film Experience is amazing, plain and simple.
Honestly, I can't recommend The Film Experience, as a whole, enough: it is easily my favorite film/cinema-related website and this podcast is an awesome way to be introduced to it! Nathaniel and all of his guests (like Katey, Joe, Nick, etc.) are all incredibly funny, thoughtful, and truly a pleasure to listen to their insightfulness about film and the new releases coming out each year: I can't begin to say how their thoughts and discussions have lead to so many new films that I can now happily include as a part of my own cinematic vocabulary, and to the many new experiences they've lead me toward in understanding and watching movies.
While I wish that episodes of the podcast were released on a more regular basis, I can't complain for the quality and enjoyment that I get out of each episode when they DO arrive, so make sure to listen to one of the best movie-related outlets that the Internet has to offer, and to check out The Film Experience for all of the amazing articles and writing that it offers and keeps me coming back to literally every day.
THANK YOU NATHANIEL!, and keep up the awesome work on the podcasts =)
Awards and Actresses. Repeat.
While this podcast is a little on the low budget side (you often hear people join on Skype) that doesn’t change the fact that Nathaniel Rodgers leads a great group of film and TV critics who just want to talk about beautiful women and the awards they deserve. Joe Reid is a favorite of mine from his Extra Hot Great podcast while Nick Davis and Katey Rich are both excellent additions. This film criticism is always on point and witty. It’s also the only place where you will regularly hear someone curse the name of Mercedes Ruehl. So there’s that.