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  • Halloween

    Halloween 1978

    Watched 27 Nov, 2016

    MOVIE MATTERS [MUSIC] VOL. 6 - SCORES OF HORROR

    Welcome to a long lost instalment of Movie Matters [Music]: our spin-off series where soaring, bombastic, introspective and timeless film scores reverberate. Originally recorded for Halloween (circa 2014), join Lee and Michael for an all-horror themed sixth volume in which we listen to and discuss a beastly bounty of horror scores from films featuring serial killers, vampires, agents of the supernatural, Satan himself and even a razor-wielding chimp!

    We thank listener…

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    What We Do in the Shadows 2014

    Watched 31 Oct, 2016

    MOVIE MATTERS #41 - HALLOWEEN SPECIAL VII

    It’s that special time of the year once again as the Movie Matters Podcast rises from the coffin for its seventh annual Halloween special. Lee Howard, Michael Mackenzie and guest host Daniel Sardella (of the Media Meltdown network’s Focus on Film podcast) cast their critical eyes over three fang-tastic vampire films: Roman Polanski’s 1967 horror-comedy THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS (a.k.a. DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES), Kathryn Bigelow’s haunting 1987 vampire-western NEAR DARK, and Jemaine…

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  • To Live and Die in L.A.

    To Live and Die in L.A. 1985

    Watched 04 May, 2014 5

    In the latest episode of the Movie Matters podcast, returning to the airwaves after a brief hiatus, co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie explore the work of maverick director William Friedkin through two distinctly different films: 2006's chilling shocker BUG, starring Ashley Judd and Michael Shannon, and the 1985 crime thriller TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A., starring William Petersen and Willem Dafoe. In addition, we also provide an overview of Friedkin's career as a director and recount our own…

  • The Iron Giant

    The Iron Giant 1999

    Watched 17 Oct, 2014

    MOVIE MATTERS [MUSIC] VOL. 5 - SCORES OF ANIMATION

    Michael joins Lee, at last, for this special themed instalment of the Movie Matters [Music] podcast: the spin-off series where soaring, bombastic, introspective and timeless film scores reverberate. If you've an interest in animated movies and their soundtracks, settle in and enjoy as we discuss and delight in a variety of work by a range of notable composers for the films of Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, Aardman, Studio Ghibli and more --…