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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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Dec 11, 2019

Elric and Brian were beyond honored to get a chance to sit down with director Rian Johnson (BRICK, LOOPER, BROTHERS BLOOM, THE LAST JEDI) to talk about his excellent new film KNIVES OUT and join in on the topic of Mystery films. Elric and Brian have their 5 films because lists and Rian has a great list of movies that were sort of influences in one way or another on KNIVES OUT.

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Dec 3, 2019

This month (the one year anniversary of these calendar episodes) - Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by film critic, podcaster and Christmas Movie Expert Alonso Duralde. Alonso literally wrote the book on Christmas cinema -- it's called HAVE YOURSELF A MOVIE LITTLE CHRISTMAS and he was a perfect choice to discuss this month's programming at the New Beverly which is very much in the spirit of the season - both Christmas movies and snowy films abound and it is a delightful chat! 

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http://thenewbev.com/

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Nov 22, 2019

As the film arrives on Digital today - Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by film critic/screenwriter Kim Morgan to discuss their feelings about Quentin Tarantino's ONCE UPON A TIME IN.... HOLLYWOOD --  and examine what it is about the movie that draws them in so much and keeps them coming back to it.

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Nov 12, 2019

More Cult movies! 2000s,1990s, and the 1980s have been done -- so now it's time for the 1970s! Listen to Elric and Brian dive deep into the decade with 10 picks each to highlight movies that may already have cults our may be deserving of them. 

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Nov 5, 2019

This month at the New Beverly, Quentin Tarantino has put together a wonderful tribute to actor Robert Forster (who recently passed away) and there are so many great and interesting films from his career on display throughout November. Elric and Brian fly solo on this episode as they run down all the Forster goodness as well as some excellent Matinee series, highlighting films of Ray Harryhausen, Film Noir, Neo Noir and David Cronenberg. What a month!

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Oct 14, 2019

On this very very special episode of the show, Elric and Brian are joined by Patrick Bromley from F This Movie (the podcast and the website) to each program their own Horror All-Night show (very much inspired by the All-Nighters done by The New Beverly in October). They each chose six films with an eye on the audience experience overall and how the group of movies plays together as a whole. With any luck, listeners may find some horror recommendations for their own October viewing within! Enjoy!

Check out F This Movie here: http://www.fthismovie.net/

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Oct 3, 2019

It's spooky time as the gang runs down the October Calendar for the New Beverly! The gang of course in this case being Elric, Brian, Phil and Jules and there is so much to discuss! Horror films of course - of all shapes and sizes, but also 60s films (Tom Laughlin and Sharon Tate) plus the new Netflix film DOLEMITE IS MY NAME (and some Rudy Ray Moore cinema too!) as well as ZODIAC, INHERENT VICE and a lot more! Happy October! Come see some movies!

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Sep 18, 2019

On this episode, TCM Underground Programmer Millie De Chirico returns to talk soundtracks! She and Elric and Brian have a general discussion up top followed by 5 Films Because each highlighting tracks from the movies they love with great music.

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Sep 11, 2019

On this month's Calendar episode, we welcome ONCE UPON A TIME IN... HOLLYWOOD Producer Shannon McIntosh (who has known and worked with Mr. Tarantino for more than two decades) as our guest for a lovely chat. She shares stories of her working relationship with Quentin as well as some insights into what a producer's job entails and even sticks around for the rest of the calendar movie discussion! Enjoy!

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Aug 22, 2019

Part Three! The final installment of our Scorsese series covering his narrative feature work - and it's an epic closer at a touch over 4 hours! We pickup with where Part Two left off and start with KUNDUN and go all the way through to SILENCE. Lots of Marty, lots of pairings and hopefully lots of cinematic enjoyment to be had! 

Listen to our previous Scorsese Episodes here:

Part One: https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/purecinemapodcast/id/7304339

Part Two: https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/purecinemapodcast/id/8354582

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Aug 9, 2019

Since the New Beverly is mostly playing ONCE UPON A TIME... IN HOLLYWOOD this month, Elric, Brian and Phil took this opportunity to talk to the film's Editor Fred Raskin about the movie. If you're unfamiliar with Fred's work, he's edited other films for Tarantino such as DJANGO UNCHAINED and THE HATEFUL EIGHT as well as both GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY films and three consecutive FAST AND FURIOUS movies starting with TOKYO DRIFT. On top of that, he also cut BONE TOMAHAWK and THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS! So Fred is the main guest interview for most of this episode and in the last section, all the matinees and kiddie shows playing at the theater in August are discussed. Be warned though, ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD is covered in great detail on this episode with major spoilers throughout, so please be aware of that before listening! Enjoy!

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Jul 22, 2019

To celebrate David Lynch's LOST HIGHWAY recently making it to Blu-ray, Elric and Brian melt their brains into a squishy pool of head-trippy, mind-bending, visionary cinema and lots of weirdness lies ahead for all!

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Jul 3, 2019

In what is easily the greatest calendar episode to date, Elric, Phil, Jules and Brian are joined by the man himself - Quentin Tarantino (!!) - to discuss his New Beverly programming choices for the month of July and how they tie into his upcoming new film ONCE UPON A TIME... IN HOLLYWOOD (which opens in theaters on July 26th). This one is not to be missed!!

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Jun 17, 2019

As a follow-up to the Joe Dante Westerns episode, Elric and Brian return with their picks for Pre-WILD BUNCH westerns on this round. It's such a vast landscape (literally and figuratively) - and there's so much to good stuff to choose from! 

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Jun 10, 2019

Elric and Brian are joined this episode by one of their dream guests - Director Joe Dante - to talk about a topic that is near and dear to him: Westerns. The focus is mostly on Pre-WILD BUNCH westerns, but the discussion strays outside of that as well. Joe definitely pulls out some deep cuts! Enjoy!

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Jun 1, 2019

Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by screenwriter Larry Karaszewski (ED WOOD, THE PEOPLE VS LARRY FLYNT, MAN ON THE MOON and the upcoming DOLEMITE IS MY NAME) to discuss the June offerings from the New Beverly. Said offerings include some late 60s films, some Hitchcock and Brad Pitt Matinee's and some selections for Gay Pride month as well.

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May 13, 2019

Join Elric and Brian this episode as they run through their lists of "Post WILD BUNCH" Westerns! They discuss Sam Peckinpah and the watershed year of 1969 that saw both EASY RIDER and THE WILD BUNCH ride into theaters and change the landscape of cinema forever!

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Apr 30, 2019

This month at the theater, the overriding programming theme is films from women - be it directed, co-directed or written by women and it's one heck of a lineup. Joining Elric, Brian and Phil this month to talk about the New Beverly calendar is film critic and blogger Marya E. Gates who is an authority on the topic and even did a lovely project called "A Year With Women" which you should absolutely check out: https://cinema-fanatic.com/a-year-with-women/

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Apr 10, 2019

On this very special episode, PCP pays homage to the now late great indie auteur that was Larry Cohen. Elric and Brian have selected five "essential" films from Larry and offer pairings for them as well as a wild card film each - which can be anything Mr. Cohen has written or directed over the years. Have a listen and definitely check the wonderful KING COHEN Documentary (which is mentioned several times throughout the show)!

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Mar 27, 2019

On this Month's Calendar, Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by screenwriter and fellow podcaster Josh Olson (of The Movies That Made Me and the new West Wing Thing podcasts) as well as Charlie Tarabour - who is a manager at the New Beverly theater itself - to talk Bruce Dern films, Neil Simon films, 1999 films and much more as they run through the April lineup!

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Mar 18, 2019

The idea for "Kiddee Midnights" was born out of the "Kiddee Matinees" and Midnight screenings that have been discussed on the New Beverly Calendar episodes of the show. The thought was to join them together in a peanut butter and chocolate kind of way and on this episode, Elric and Brian are joined by Millie De Chirico who programs TCM Underground (and more) to take on the topic. Each of them has selected five double features - containing one kids film and one midnight/cult film. This episode was a lot of fun to research and record so please enjoy!

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Mar 7, 2019

On this month's calendar episode, Elric and Brian are joined by TCM's own Alicia Malone as well as Phil Blankenship and Jules McLean, the Director of Operations at the New Beverly! Lots of variety in the March offerings from the theater, including several films directed by women in honor of Women's History Month!

Check out Alicia Malone's Podcast Magnificent Obsession right here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/magnificent-obsession-with-alicia-malone/id1450308955?mt=2

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Feb 20, 2019

This episode, we pay tribute to the recently passed Nick Redman - one of the co-founders of the wonderfulTwilight Time Blu-ray label. Elric and Brian are joined by guest Rob Galluzzo (of Shock Waves) to each choose five titles from the Twilight Time catalog that they'd like to highlight (as well as many honorable mentions). We are huge fans of the work Twilight Time is doing here at PCP headquarters and we highly recommend you check out some of their discs. Also, have a listen to our previous Twilight Time love-fest from way back on episode 20 for more recommendations and favorites. Rest in Peace Nick, you leave behind an incredible legacy of cinema for movie lovers everywhere to enjoy.

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Feb 6, 2019

Elric and Brian jump back into Martin Scorsese with this second installment on their series covering his career (and offering pairings for all the movies they discuss)! This round they run through all the narrative fiction films from KING OF COMEDY through CASINO. There's a whole lotta goodness here!

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Jan 30, 2019

Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by Film Critic and writer Kim Morgan to discuss the calendar for February 2019 for the New Beverly. This month, the Bev has lots of fun stuff for cinephiles including a wonderful tribute to actor Burt Reynolds. Kim Morgan has written for Sight & Sound, The Criterion Collection, Playboy, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The New Beverly Cinema Blog, her own Blog ‘Sunset Gun’ and many other outlets and has just finished a screenplay adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham's Novel NIGHTMARE ALLEY with Guillermo del Toro for a new feature he is slated to direct. 

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