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by Simon Abrams by Steve Carlson Podcasts

Bad Idea Podcast | Episode 33

February 26, 2018
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#33: A Very Merry (And Very Belated) Christmas at Odie’s Video Store Download episode here. Episode Description: This was meant to go out for the holidays, but fuck it — every day is a holiday in Bad Idea Land… Especially when we can have the great Odie Henderson, critic and cinephile and raconteur and connoisseur of all things trashy, giving us nuggets of low-culture deliciousness to feast upon. As he did last time, Mr. Henderson has chosen four titles for…

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by Simon Abrams by Steve Carlson Podcasts

Bad Idea Podcast | Episode 8

November 1, 2011
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#8: Kentucky Crapwagon: The Horror Cinema of William Girdler Download episode here. Episode Description: This month, Steve & I, the Click and Clack of DIY movie podcasts, get festive with a Halloween-themed episode dedicated to the horror films of William Girdler. Girdler is the director of such films as Abby, the rather hard-to-find blaxploitation rip-off of The Exorcist, and Grizzly…

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by Tina Hassannia Retrospective Film

The Experience | Abbas Kiarostami

August 22, 2011
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The Experience is far removed from what most consider Abbas Kiarostami’s feature debut, The Traveller, despite preceding it by only one year. It shows the director’s potential even within a short narrative (just over 50 minutes), and is more complex than his two previous shorts. In a curiously amusing way befitting Kiarostami, The Experience has been ill-fittingly described as a “love melodrama,” when in fact it’s a fairly obvious subversion of a sub-genre famous in Iranian cinema: the poor-boy-falls-for-rich-girl movie. Its protagonist, Mamad,…

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