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Pure Cinema Podcast

A weekly film podcast hosted by Elric Kane (of the Shock Waves podcast) and Brian Saur (of the Rupert Pupkin Speaks film blog) featuring discussions of new films, old films, double features, cult movies, filmmakers and movie lists among a smorgasbord of other Cinema-related things.
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Jun 3, 2024

For this episode, Elric and Brian come back for a third round of 5 Films Because each - no rhyme or reason - just because.

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

This month we also have another new sponsor - DIABOLIKDVD: https://diabolikdvd.com/

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May 22, 2024

Throughout June the New Beverly highlights a host of film favorites, from supercharged ‘70s car chase classics to timeless Marx Brothers comedies, showcases the work of Elaine May, James Cagney, and Anna Faris, spotlights a series of queer cinema gems, and celebrates the 15th anniversary of the American Genre Film Archive with a special screening of their newest trailer show presented from a freshly made 35mm print! For this episode, Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by Mia Lee Vicino - the West Coast Editor for Letterboxd - to talk about all of these films!

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Brian's Directed By shirts can be found here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/filmmakershirts

May 6, 2024

In this episode, Elric and Brian examine some of their "missing pieces" from the 2000s - films they had missed until now. (As a quick note, please know this episode was originally recorded in late 2023)

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

This month we also have another new sponsor - DIABOLIKDVD: https://diabolikdvd.com/

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

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Apr 24, 2024

This May the New Beverly celebrates the 30th anniversary of Pulp Fiction’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, where it would win the celebrated Palme d’Or before taking the world by storm. Plus, a special 50th anniversary screening of The Lords of Flatbush, Disney classics in stunning I.B. Technicolor, hard hitting Jimmy Wang Yu martial arts classics, and much more, all screening in glorious 35mm! Brian, Elric and Phil are joined by guest Dan Halsted - Head Programmer at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland to talk about all these movies!

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Brian's Directed By shirts can be found here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/filmmakershirts

Apr 18, 2024

In this episode, we offer up an interview we did with director Fred Dekker (MONSTER SQUAD / NIGHT OF THE CREEPS) that we did in late 2023 at the Knoxville Horror Film Festival. This was originally released as a Patreon Bonus episode so Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting more monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Apr 1, 2024

For this episode, Elric and Brian are back to basics yet again with 5 Films Because each - no rhyme or reason - just because.

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

This month we also have another new sponsor - DIABOLIKDVD: https://diabolikdvd.com/

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

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Mar 25, 2024

This April The New Beverly presents a curated look at 100 years of cinematic moments from Columbia Pictures, from The Three Stooges shorts to Gloria Grahame noir, Toho epics to Wolfgang Petersen presidential thrillers, + beyond - Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by Patrick Bromley (from FThis Movie) to discuss the months offerings. Patrick also has co-authored a new book - In Search Of Darkness Book - all about 80s horror that you can order here: https://aminkpublishing.com/in-search-of-darkness

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Mar 18, 2024

In this episode, Brian and Elric are joined by Elric's longtime friend Alexander Greenhough who has just released a new book of compiled interviews with the great Albert Brooks (which includes a new interview Alexander himself did with Brooks) called ALBERT BROOKS: INTERVIEWS (as part of the long running series of Filmmaker interview books). Elric and Alexander reminisce about growing up and watching movies together from a very young age, discuss the logistics and details of putting together a book like this, and then everyone chooses a Brooks film and pairs it with another movie.

ALBERT BROOKS: INTERVIEWS is available now from many online retailers. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Mar 4, 2024

In this episode, Elric and Brian Continue their tour of the Pure Cinema Virtual Video store with yet another round of 5 more picks each from various sections!

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

Instagram: www.instagram.com/purecinemapod/

and Facebook: www.facebook.com/purecinemapod/

Feb 28, 2024

For this Calendar episode - Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by film writer and SVP at The Blacklist Kate Hagen to talk about the month's 35mm screenings of The Holdovers, spotlighting female forward stories, celebrating classic Hollywood star Carole Lombard, editor Sally Menke, animator Ralph Bakshi, martial arts master Jackie Chan, and more!

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Feb 5, 2024

On this Episode Elric and Brian return to basics - one of the core ideas of the show, "5 Films Because". They each pick 5 movies that they wish to talk about - no real intended connections for any of them.

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

This month we also have another new sponsor - DIABOLIKDVD: https://diabolikdvd.com/

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

Instagram: www.instagram.com/purecinemapod/

and Facebook: www.facebook.com/purecinemapod/

Jan 27, 2024

For this VERY special episode, Elric and Brian are joined once again by Mr. QUENTIN TARANTINO! This Time Quentin is here to talk about the wonderful I.B. Technicolor Festival he is running all throughout the month of February (2024) at his Vista Theater in Hollywood, CA. For more information and tickets check soon at the Vista's website: https://www.vistatheaterhollywood.com/

and keep an eye on their social media as well. 

https://www.instagram.com/vistatheaterhollywood/

https://twitter.com/VISTAHOLLYWOOD

Like our show? Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Jan 24, 2024

For this month's Calendar, Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by distinguished comedian guest Patton Oswalt to talk about the February lineup - from romantic classics and animated gems to an award-winning musical, timeless screwball comedies, robust westerns, and beyond!

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Jan 2, 2024

In this episode, Elric and Brian return to their annual tradition of talking about their favorite older film first-time-watches of 2023 with 5 picks each!

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

This month we also have another new sponsor - DIABOLIKDVD: https://diabolikdvd.com/

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

Instagram: www.instagram.com/purecinemapod/

and Facebook: www.facebook.com/purecinemapod/

Dec 18, 2023

Elric, Brian and Phil dig into the January New Beverly Calendar with a sensational slate of films, including bringing some of our most requested crowd-pleasers back by popular demand, also celebrating the classic collaborations of Bette Davis and director William Wyler, and the comedies of superstar Dolly Parton with filmmaker Colin Higgins, plus dazzling Busby Berkeley musical spectaculars, vibrant I.B. Technicolor favorites, a tribute to Jeff Burr, a 5-film marathon of the complete Twilight Saga, and much, much more!

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Dec 11, 2023

In this Episode, Elric and Brian continue their tribute to the career of the late William Friedkin, by picking out some of his perhaps lesser appreciated films and just general favorites and pairing each one with another film as well.

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Dec 4, 2023

In this Episode, Elric and Brian pay tribute and examine the career of the late William Friedkin, by first going through five of his films they consider to be the definitive canon and pairing each one with another film as well.

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

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Nov 22, 2023

Brian, Elric and Phil are once again joined by Sean Fennessey from The Big Picture podcast (& others) as they talk about the New Beverly calendar for December which celebrates this season with a series of Yuletide classics & festive favorites, holiday noir & black and white comedies, Sci-Fi scares & ‘70s political thrillers, plus pays tribute to David Carradine, hosts our annual ‘Very Tarantino Christmas’ event with the Roadshow version of the Hateful Eight, and presents a special 35mm run of Todd Haynes’ acclaimed new film May December. 

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Nov 6, 2023

For this November/NOIRvember, Elric and Brian talk about some Cult Movie picks from the 1940s.

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

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Oct 27, 2023

This month Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by film author and podcaster Brian Raftery to discuss the November programming at the New Beverly, as they proudly present a gorgeous, brand new 35mm print of the ‘70s horror masterwork Messiah of Evil, showcases international masterpieces from Ingmar Bergman, Akira Kurosawa, and Wim Wenders, highlights Greta Garbo classics & Reese Witherspoon comedies, Orson Welles noir faves, and grindhouse nights dedicated to William Grefé, Yuen Woo-Ping, and Pam Grier. Plus, Christopher Nolan’s latest celebrated blockbuster, Thanksgiving at the Bev, Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood midnights, and more!

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Oct 9, 2023

The Horror All-nighter returns! For this special October episode, Elric and Brian were joined by Patrick Bromley (from FThis Movie) to each program their own Horror All-Nighter (6 films each)! This is the third of these episodes we have done so definitely go back and check out the previous rounds:

Horror All-Nighters Part Two: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Hwt462gnifTCcexD5xymq?si=17d33af267f84147

Horror All-Nighters Part One: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0aI0Vy7nLBLI1EJG4C7dBf?si=d203e68943d14c6a

We also did a 4 Movie Horror-thon as well: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ErD73AVlloW0VxXPya9gC?si=35873af58faf493d

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

Instagram: www.instagram.com/purecinemapod/

and Facebook: www.facebook.com/purecinemapod/

Sep 20, 2023

October is here at the New Beverly - and Brian, Elric and Phil are joined by Elric's COLORS OF THE DARK Podcast co-host Dr. Rebekah McKendry to discuss the wonderful and fright-filled month's programming.

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Sep 1, 2023

In this episode, Elric and Brian dig deep into the films of the 1990s and try to unearth some gems that they've never seen before.

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

Instagram: www.instagram.com/purecinemapod/

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Aug 24, 2023

This month, Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by screenwriter Josh Miller (SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 1 &2/ VIOLENT NIGHT) and KJ Relth-Miller (from the Academy Museum in Los Angeles) to talk about the month's New Beverly Schedule! Throughout September the theater pays tribute to maverick film producer Edward R. Pressman, whose long-running and boldly original career was marked by creativity and eclecticism. While helping to entertain & inspire audiences for more than five decades, Pressman fostered the work of a wide range of inspired filmmakers. Plus - comedies written by Karen McCullah & Kirsten Smith, Hitchcock in I.B. Technicolor, classic Budd Boetticher westerns, a Harold Lloyd festival and more!

Check out all things New Beverly here: https://thenewbev.com/

If You Enjoy the show, You can help support us at Pure Cinema by going to: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

Aug 3, 2023

Round three! In this episode, Elric and Brian roam the shelves of the Pure Cinema Virtual Video store with yet another round of 5 more picks each from various different sections!

As mentioned in the episode, we are hosting a screening of Altman's CALIFORNIA SPLIT on Friday August 25th at 7pm at the Los Feliz 3 Theater as part of the American Cinematheque's "Friend of the Fest" Series. Get tickets here: https://www.americancinematheque.com/now-showing/pure-cinema-podcast-presents-california-split-8-25-23/

Consider supporting Pure Cinema (and getting monthly bonus content) via our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/purecinemapod

This episode is sponsored by MUBI! Get 30 days of great cinema free at https://mubi.com/purecinema (and we'd love it if you would give them a try!)

Follow the Show on Twitter: twitter.com/purecinemapod

Instagram: www.instagram.com/purecinemapod/

and Facebook: www.facebook.com/purecinemapod/

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