The African Queen

July 13, 2012
Show:

John Huston co-wrote and directed it, choosing to shoot as much as he possibly could in Africa. While many said it couldn’t be done—shooting a story on location about two characters typically considered much too old for a love story—John Huston proved them wrong. His choice of Jack Cardiff as cinematographer goes a long way…

▶️ Listen Now

The Red Shoes

July 5, 2012
Show:

And thus sums up the battle within Michael Powell’s and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 film, “The Red Shoes” — the battle between love and art. Can the two exist together? Or will one always win out and destroy the other? It’s a fascinating question posed in a beautiful and sumptuous film that we—Pete Wright and Andy…

▶️ Listen Now