On this week's episode, Elric and Brian go full ahead into the world and influence of Silent Movies and call out some favorites as well as offering some possible good entry points for folks that have yet to dive into this incredibly exciting, funny and dramatic partition of cinema.
For this mid-season bonus, we are releasing the very first episode we did for our Patreon subscribers when we launched - which is an extension of/sequel to our very first "Handshake Movies" section of the pilot episode of the show. Here, we dive back into the well of some of our personal favorites and discuss Five more Handshake films each! Enjoy!
On this episode, Elric and Brian take some time out from their trip to New York City (working on Brian's Danny Peary documentary) and talk about their experience in the few days they've been there and discuss some of their favorite films that make them think of New York. The episode includes clips from some folks they talked to while in the city - with each guest talking about a few New York movies of their own.
On this episode, Elric and Brian are honored to be joined by screenwriter Larry Karaszewski (ED WOOD, THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT, MAN ON THE MOON, BIG EYES and THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON) to discuss and break down the biopic genre into more broad and diverse categories.
Taking a page from Season 1 - on this episode Elric and Brian examine some films from the 1990s that they think fit into the cult category (each picking 10 movies to highlight).
Pure Cinema Season Two is in full effect as Elric and Brian talk High School movies with screenwriter Dan Waters (HEATHERS, BATMAN RETURNS, DEMOLITION MAN, ADVENTURES OF FORD FAIRLANE)!
Elric and Brian kick of Pure Cinema Season Two with a discussion of some of their favorite “Summer” movies! It’s full-on summertime! Kick back and enjoy! Also - check out our Patreon for bonus content! https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod
On this special summer bonus episode, Elric and Brian take a deep dive into the Code Red DVD label and sit down with the one-man-band behind it - Mr. Bill Olsen. After their chat with Bill, they run though a group of films from Code Red that they like and think are worthy of picking up. They also choose one film each from Scorpion Releasing (basically a sister company to Code Red, run by Bill's brother Walt) to highlight as well. Enjoy!
On this week's show, Elric and Brian welcome guest Josh Olson (Academy Award nominated screenwriter of A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE) and enter into the gritty world of crime films - each offering "5 Films Because" in a demonstration of their love for the genre.
Inspired by Scream Factory's new Blu-ray release of John Waters' film SERIAL MOM, Elric and Brian discuss the film and offer up suggestions of things to pair with it. Next, they diverge into the topic of dysfunctional families in cinema and offer their 5 films because for movies that have both real and created familial situations.
On this first bonus episode, Elric and Brian field a whole bunch of listener questions in an epic conversation that runs almost two and a half hours! From their favorite Kubrick, Joe Don Baker and Sybil Danning films, to movies that make them weepy and their most fond memories of theatrical screenings plus much much more! Enjoy and thanks for listening!
This week, Elric and Brian plunge into the dark and seedy world of Neo-Noir movies and offer up five recommendations each with a classic Noir film to pair with every one as a "chaser".
On this week's show, Elric and Brian are joined by their first guest - Stephen Scarlata (JODOROWSKY'S DUNE, BEYOND THE GATES) - to talk about some of their favorite "Ripoff Movies". The impetus for this episode is the release of CATHY'S CURSE on Blu-ray from Severin Films, which we take some time to discuss at the top of the show before delving into the wild world of cinematic Rip-off's.
This week, Elric and Brian talk about how Cult Movies are born and run down lists of 10 films each that they feel are cult films from the year 2000 to the present.
This week, in honor of Scream Factory's fifth anniversary, Elric and Brian talk about their appreciation for the label and each do a '5 Films Because' list to highlight some Blu-rays they enjoy that have been released by Scream over the years.
Elric and Brian select 5 Films each from the "Master of Suspense" Alfred Hitchcock and offer a more contemporary movie to pair with every one of their choices.
Elric and Brian talk briefly about the importance (or not) of the Academy Awards and go through a list of their Alternate Oscars. They also discuss films about filmmaking and each list "5 Films Because" on that topic.
Elric and Brian discuss Denis Villeneuve's film ARRIVAL, each pair it with another movie and run through their Alien/First Contact "5 Films Because" lists.