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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 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.

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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.

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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

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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!)

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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.

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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!)

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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!)

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Jul 26, 2023

Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by Video Archive Podcast co-hosts Roger and Gala Avary to discuss the August New Beverly Calendar which includes a big tribute to Rialto Pictures - a leading distributor specializing in the restoration & reissue of classic film, with 25 films from their first 35 years - all on 35mm. The lineup includes World Cinema masterpieces, cult favorites, rediscovered gems and a brand new 35mm print of WINTER KILLS!

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

Jul 19, 2023

More 80s Missing pieces! This Bonus Episode was originally recorded for the Pure Cinema Patreon and is getting released publicly to give all the listeners a sense of the fun stuff going on in terms of Bonus content over at the Patreon. The Patreon subscription levels are $1 and $5 per month. For $1 a month you get the Blu-ray picks episode done every month and for $5 you get that episode plus the low key conversational monthly "Hangout" episode where new film watches, streaming, Blu-ray and film book recommendations are often discussed. There are also Annual subscription levels available for both the $1 and $5 levels (with some discount at the $5 annual level).

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

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Jul 3, 2023

In this episode, Elric and Brian examine some films from the 1980s that they've never seen until now.

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Jun 16, 2023

Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by actor/filmmaker Pat Healy to discuss the Timeless favorites, international classics, crime-fighting comedies, thrill-packed sci-fi flicks, shot-on-VHS oddities, and much more that make up the New Beverly July calendar!

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

Jun 2, 2023

For this episode, Elric and Brian continue their "Missing Pieces" thematic, this time focusing on the films they've not previously seen from the careers of big name actors from all era's.

 

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May 25, 2023

Brian, Elric and Phil are joined by filmmaker Joe Lynch (WRONG TURN 2, MAYHEM and the upcoming SUITABLE FLESH) to talk about Laugh-out-loud comedies, queer cinema favorites, cult animation, grindhouse rarities, Fellini's 8½, Malick's The Thin Red Line, and many more films that are all part of the New Beverly Cinema's June Calendar!

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

May 1, 2023

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

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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!)

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Apr 20, 2023

Brian and Elric and Joined by not just Phil but Also Jules Mclean from the New Beverly to talk about the May Calendar which includes some fun Video Archives programs, some precodes, 70s and 80s gems, the PSCYHO Trilogy, four Charlie Brown films and much more!

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

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Apr 3, 2023

In this episode, Elric and Brian return to documentaries for another round of gems they've dug up in what is one of there favorite genres of filmmaking.

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Mar 22, 2023

On this episode, Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by Screenwriter extraordinaire Dan Waters (HEATHERS, DEMOLITION MAN, BATMAN RETURNS) to talk about the New Beverly calendar for the month of April - including the 40th anniversary of Valley Girl, shine a spotlight on Anti-Establishment Auteur Paul Williams, showcase a series of animated favorites, & 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

Mar 6, 2023

In this episode, Elric and Brian offer up a special sampler that is designed to be reflective of sections at the old video stores. The usual five slots here, with offerings from the Cult, Horror, Western, and Classic sections as well as a bonus wild section too.

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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!)

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Feb 24, 2023

On this March Calendar episode, Brian and Elric are joined by Screenwriter extraordinaire Larry Karaszewski (ED WOOD, THE PEOPLE VS O.J. SIMPSON) to talk about what's happening This Month at the New Beverly - from a couple neat Video Archives Podcast Double bills, silent classics, cult gems, foreign favorites, award-winning epics, and beyond – all screening in glorious 35mm!

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 6, 2023

For this episode, Elric and Brian continue their examination of show Favorite Danny Peary's work with a closer look at his wonderful CULT MOVIE STARS Book. Each choose 5 actors from the book to highlight and one of their films to talk about. This book is Highly recommended for Cult Movie fans.

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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!)

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Jan 23, 2023

This February at the New Bev we showcase romantic faves, Claudette Colbert, host a Blade triple bill, present celebrated music films, a Denzel Washington marathon, True Romance midnights, Indiana Jones matinees, and so much more! Elric, Brian and Phil are joined by special returning guest Millie De Chirico (previously of TCM Underground and currently of the I SAW WHAT YOU DID Podcast) to talk about all the cinematic goodness that February has to Offer!

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

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