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Guilty Pleasures: Moulin Rouge! - Podcast

More emphasis on "guilt" than "pleasure" in this weeks examination of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! (2001). Please listen, I've not lost the plot. Honest.

Written and presented by Mike Dawson.

Analysis: The Opening Sequence of When Harry Met Sally - Podcast

Rob Reiner's When Harry Met Sally (1989) written by Nora Ephron, is generally considered one of the best romantic comedies of all time. Its opening sequence is something special as it perfectly foreshadows what is to come and sets the stage for the conflict between the two protagonists.

Written by Margit Keerdo. Additions written by Mike Dawson. Presented by Mike Dawson.

Analysis: The Films of Anh Hung Tran - Part Two - Podcast

Part Two of Two. Anh Hung Tran is one the greatest directors working today, in this episode of Left Field Cinema we examine his two latest films which move away from Tran's native Vietnam. Starting with cacophonic masterpiece I Come with the Rain (2008) then moving onto his adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood (2010).

Written and presented by Mike Dawson. Additions written by Wilson McLachlan.

Analysis: The Films of Anh Hung Tran - Part One - Podcast

Part One of Two. Anh Hung Tran is one the greatest directors working today, in this episode of Left Field Cinema we examine his first three films also known as "The Vietnam Trilogy". Starting with his debut The Scent of Green Papaya (1993), his work improved with the violent crime thriller Cyclo (1995) and he became a master of the medium with At the Height of Summer (2000).

Written and presented by Mike Dawson. Additions written by Wilson McLachlan.

Analysis: Ghostbusters - A Family Fantasy or Adult Comedy? - Podcast

It's a tale of a director and two writers. Director Ivan Reitman wanted to produce a family oriented film, screenwriters Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis appear to be aiming for an older crow. But who won the battle?

Written and presented by Mike Dawson.

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