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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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Jul 11, 2024

In their even more epic follow-up to the previous episode, Brian and Elric dive in and recommend 50 more films that they think still need attention. This time they go for some deeper cuts from the master list of 2000 plus films that have been discussed on the podcast over the years.

Check out the full Master list of All 101 Films here:

https://boxd.it/wWas0$ehfgTy9DxWNP3yXg

And follow our Pure Cinema Letterboxd HQ account here: https://letterboxd.com/PureCinemaPod/

This very special episode is presented by Letterboxd and starting right now we have a special promo code you can use to get 20% a yearly Pro or Patron subscription there (no ads and so many more features) - use this link to get the discount: https://letterboxd.com/pro/redeem/purecinemapod/

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 great sponsor - DIABOLIKDVD: https://diabolikdvd.com/

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Jul 4, 2024

In this epic episode, Elric and Brian reflect back on the more than 2000 films they've talked about on the podcast over the last seven years and draft 101 films that they still think need some love and attention! This is part one of two so about 50 recommendations on this show and then look for the second round next week!

This very special episode is presented by Letterboxd and starting right now we have a special promo code you can use to get 20% a yearly Pro or Patron subscription there (no ads and so many more features) - use this link to get the discount: https://letterboxd.com/pro/redeem/purecinemapod/

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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Jun 24, 2024

This summer the New Bev pays tribute to Roger Corman, presents screwball comedy classics & coming-of-age favorites, hosts the 35mm premiere of The People’s Joker, and more! Brian, Phil and Jackie are joined this round by Filmmaker Rodman Flender to talk about everything on the Calendar for July!

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

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/

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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

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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!

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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 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

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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/

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