The Hollywood Gauntlet
By John Jansen
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A feature-length podcast celebrating the art and entertainment of cinema.
||CleanSpectre Shaken||A 007 discussion of SPECTRE (aka Bond 24).||12/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBack To Back To The Future||A 30th anniversary celebration of BACK TO THE FUTURE and the time traveling genre bending trilogy.||10/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanArenA III: Future of the Movies||Gauntlet ArenA discussion on the Siskel & Ebert show Future of the Movies and current changes in Hollywood.||3/13/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGodfather vs. Godfather||A discussion on the adaptation of The Godfather from page to theatrical film to the Chronological Saga for Television.||3/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDazed by Dazed||A 20th Anniversary celebration of Richard Linklater's DAZED AND CONFUSED.||9/27/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPolitical Cinema||18 political themed films from 1939-2012 hit the campaign trail and take a run in The Gauntlet.||9/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRaiders Story Conference||The original 1978 RAIDERS STORY CONFERENCE transcript comes alive as the Gauntlet crew takes on the roles of Lucas, Spielberg and Kasdan as they sit down to collaborate on story ideas for a new hero named Indiana Jones.||5/29/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanArenA II: Still Crying Over SPILT MILK||Gauntlet ArenA discussion on power-pop band Jellyfish and their second and final album SPILT MILK.||4/1/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanArenA: What Happened To STAR WARS||Gauntlet ArenA discussion on George Lucas, the history of STAR WARS and the sale to Disney.||12/3/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSkyfall Stirred||A Diamond Jubilee discussion of James Bond and his 23rd adventure SKYFALL.||11/30/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDark Nolan Trilogy||A discussion on the trilogy of Dark Knight films directed by Christopher Nolan.||10/9/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMarvel Assembly Required||Digging deep into the Marvel motion picture timeline, exploring the origins and re-assembling the films of THE AVENGERS.||8/13/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDragon vs. Dragon||From international best-selling novel, to Swedish and American film adaptations, Steig Larsson's THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO gets the ultimate Salander dissection, exploring the differences and similarities in adapting the book to the screen in two very different and successful ways.||6/21/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSummer of '82||It was a summer like no other, with Conan, Rocky III, The Road Warrior, Star Trek II, Poltergeist, E.T., Blade Runner, The Thing, Tron, Secret of Nimh, The World According To Garp, Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Night Shift and Pink Floyd The Wall. Between the months of May and August, over fifteen films would be released that would not only define their genre, but become an enduring classic that would inspire future generations of artists, actors, writers and filmmakers.||6/21/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
These guys love movies, and it shows! Great banter and well produced, insightful commentary tat makes me want to re watch the files they discuss. Double plus good!
What Ira Glass is to drama, John Jansen is to film discussion. Film smarts mixed with his personal touch is radio perfection.
Welcome back Mr. Jansen.
Great podcast. It's good to see John doing something like this again.