Ep 371: Author & film critic Matt Zoller Seitz

Ep 371: Author & film critic Matt Zoller Seitz

Film critic and the author of the new book, The Oliver Stone Experience (Abrams, 2016), Matt Zoller Seitz is the guest. The books is currently available wherever books are sold. Seitz is editor-in-chief at rogerebert.com as well as the TV critic at New York Magazine. This episode is sponsored by Warby Parker. Get a free 5-day home try-on by visiting www.warbyparkertrial.com/filmwaxradio. 5 days, 5 pairs, 100% free. Also sponsoring this episode is the Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA Film program. Visit vcfa.edu/film for more details. Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films.

Ep 370: Tim Roth / Paul Lazar Returns

Ep 370: Tim Roth / Paul Lazar Returns

The great actor Tim Roth is on this episode of the podcast. Roth is starring in a new dramatic feature called Chronic which hits theaters today. The film, where Roth plays a nurse who assists dying patients in their homes and who has a turbulent personal life of his own, premieres at The Museum of the Moving Image this evening for a 7:30 screening. I’ll be moderating the Q&A with the film’s director Michel Franco (Daniel & Ana, After Lucia) afterward. The film has more screenings there; check the schedule for more details. It will also be screening at the Cinema Village. In the second segment, returning to the podcast after several years the multi-hyphenate Paul Lazar. Paul updates us on what’s new in his world. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Zipcar.com. Earn $25 of free driving credit at joinzipcar.com/filmwaxradio. Also sponsoring this episode is the Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA Film program. Visit vcfa.edu/film for more details. Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films. Like us on Facebook.

Ep 369: Whit Stillman Returns

Ep 369: Whit Stillman Returns

Whit Stillman returns to the podcast for an extended conversation. We met at the offices of Criterion Collection who distributes the DVDs for Metropolitan, Barcelona & The Last Days of Disco. We discuss much of Whit’s career as well as his latest work, Love & Friendship, a comedy adapted from a Jane Austen novella of the same name. Whit has also written a book called Love & Friendship: In Which Jane Austen’s Lady Susan Vernon Is Entirely Vindicated now available where books are sold. The film is now available on most digital platforms as well as on DVD & Blurry. This episode is sponsored by casper.com. Receive $50 toward any mattress purchase by going to caspertrial.com/filmwaxradio. Also sponsoring this episode is the Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA Film program. Visit vcfa.edu/film for more details. Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films. Like us on Facebook.

Ep 368: Adam Nimoy / Jeff Feuerzeig & Laura Albert

Ep 368: Adam Nimoy / Jeff Feuerzeig & Laura Albert

The guests on this episode include Adam Nimoy, who has made a documentary about his father Leonard called For the Love of Spock. It his theaters today, Friday, September 9th. Also on this episode the subject of Author: The JT Leroy Story, Laura Albert, and the documentary’s director, Jeff Feuerzeig. That film is currently in theaters.

Ep 367: Larry Fessenden, Blake Fichera & Jeff Grace / Daniel Noah

Ep 367: Larry Fessenden, Blake Fichera & Jeff Grace / Daniel Noah

A segment on horror film scoring whose guests include the author of the new book “Scored to Death: Conversations with Some of Horror’s Greatest Composers” (Silman-James Press, 2016), a returning Blake Fichera. Blake is joined by one of the composers he interview for the book, Jeff Grace (Meek’s Cutoff, The House of the Devil), and multi hyphenate, Larry Fessenden (for his third visit to the podcast) who wrote the forward to the book. We discuss horror film scoring and partake in a surprise game show for you entertainment. Jerry Lewis has returned to the big screen to star in a dramatic feature called Max Rose in which he plays the titular character, an octogenarian who is recently widowed and has learned secrets about his marriage that change his entire perspective. I speak to the film’s director, Daniel Noah. The film is being distributed by Paladin and will be screening at the Landmark Sunshine Theater in NYC as of Friday, September 2nd. The film’s cast also sports Claire Bloom, Kevin Pollak, Kerry Bishé, Dean Stockwell, Mort Sahl, Illeana Douglas, Rance Howard, and Lee Weaver. A special thanks to the Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA Film program for sponsoring this episode. Visit vcfa.edu/film for more details. Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films. Like us on Facebook.

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