CCU40: The Science Fiction Episode

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Mark and Aaron explore the popular genre that is science fiction. At the core of our discussion is a science fiction project that Aaron has been working on, but we also explore the genre on Criterion, and delve into Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s World on a Wire.

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Episode Links & Notes

0:00 – Welcome and Intro
3:00 – The War Room, Thanks Keith
4:30 – Mark’s Decision
8:30 – Short Takes (Frau im Mond, The Fits, Captain America: Civil War, Robinson Crusoe on Mars, Mysterious Island, Stalker)
29:00 – The Sci-Fi List Project
50:30 – Sci-Fi Criterion Titles
57:00 – World on a Wire

CCU39: The War Room

Wonders in the Dark

CCU12: The Brood & Early Cronenberg

Musical Notation: Metropolis

Great Criterion Sci-Fi (Corby D.)

Criterion Science Fiction (kafkaesque)

Taste of Cinema: 15 Great Scientific Movies in the Criterion Collection

Where to Find Us:

Mark Hurne: Twitter | Letterboxd
Aaron West: Twitter | Blog | Letterboxd
Criterion Close-Up: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Posted on June 6, 2016, in Criterions, Film, Podcast. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I’d be interested to know more about Aaron’s project.

  2. Wow Aaron, I am speechless!!!

    Well, it doesn’t benefit anybody to remain so here, so I’ll say first and foremost THANK YOU for mention the project, WitD and myself! Yes, we did do film noir (Maurizio Roca in a fantastic solo performance), but also, musicals, comedy, romance, westerns and as you mentioned in this podcast, childhood films. Both of you guys are informed, passionate, ever-erudite and fully immersive. You have scaled mountains in building enthusiasm for this project!! great to hear you discuss THE FACE OF ANOTHER, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, CHILDREN OF MEN, ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, 2001. Tarkovsky, and the overview of art films within the genre. Just a fantastic presentation, and no thanks could be sufficient!!

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