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‘Vertigo,’ ‘Free Fire,’ and Much, Much More

This week on the One Perfect Podcast Channel we have a score of great shows coming up.

First off, Matthew Monagle is joined by critic Tomris Laffly to discuss — what else? — Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire starring Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and Cillian Murphy. If you don’t know the format, Monagle and his guest discuss the film both before and after seeing it, weighing expectations against reality. The result is a review show unlike every other, and one you have to check it out.

Then on Shot by Shot, the cinematography podcast hosted by myself and One Perfect Shot creator Geoff Todd, we’re talking about a film many consider to be the greatest ever made, Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, which was shot by the Master of Suspense’s favorite DP, the great Robert Burks.

Then there’s Neil Miller’s The Big Idea, the show that focuses on the week’s biggest pop culture stories. As such, we’ll have to see what the week brings before we know what Neil and his guest will be discussing.

Finally, did you catch our new show, Film Itself? It premiered last week and it too is hosted by Geoff Todd. A one-on-one interview program, this week Geoff is sitting down with director Kevin Burke, whose documentary on movie posters 24×36 is killing the festival circuit right now. Film freaks can’t afford to miss this one.

And don’t forget to keep your eyes open for an Emergency Podcast should something super cool break during the week. For more information on all these shows, including links, visit here.

Over in our corner of the internet we had a lot of really interesting posts go up yesterday, including five posts about director Ben Wheatley: 12 movies to see after Free Fire, a preview of the director’s next film, five of his favorite shots, a look at actor Armie Hammer’s year ahead, and a comparison between Free Fire and The Hateful Eight.

And lastly, take a look at five of the most popular shots we tweeted over the last 24 hours. Want more? You know where to find us.

SCHINDLER’S LIST (1993) DP: Janusz Kaminski | Dir: Steven Spielberg
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (1967) DP: Haskell Wexler | Dir: Norman Jewison
INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (1989) DP: Douglas Slocombe | Dir: Steven Spielberg
12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) DP: Sean Bobbitt | Dir: Steve McQueen
KOYAANISQATSI (1982) DP: Ron Fricke | Dir: Godfrey Reggio

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