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Sounds, Visions and Insights by Brian Skutle

Hello readers and listeners! In the latest episode of the Sonic Cinema Podcast, I recap my October Month of the Macabre for 2016 with an overview of what I watched this past month, and why some of the films hold particular interest to me. It is split into two parts, largely because of the musical […]

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What is it about the films of Stanley Kubrick that inspire the sort of over-analysis that has become, almost exclusively, reserved for superhero movies and “Star Wars?” Of course, that’s a rhetorical question, as anyone who has watched Kubrick’s films, be it “Lolita” or “Barry Lyndon,” “2001” or “Eyes Wide Shut,” has probably devoted plenty […]

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Hello readers and listeners! For the latest episode of the podcast, and the third one in as many weeks, I’m trying my hand at live filmmaker interviews yet again with writer-director David Spaltro, whose third feature, “Dark Exorcism”, is being released on DVD and VOD on Tuesday, September 13. Our talk ranges from how he […]

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Hello readers and listeners! For Episode 9 of the Sonic Cinema Podcast, I decided to share my thoughts on this past weekend’s Dragon*Con fantasy/sci-fi/horror convention in Atlanta, Georgia, which I attended for the eighth straight year. It beats finishing the blog in December…or two weeks ago, in the case of my 2014 blog. I hope […]

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Hello readers and listeners! It’s been too many months, but the Sonic Cinema Podcast returns, hopefully to stay, as I look back at my moviewatching summer. I haven’t decided yet whether I will do my Dragon*Con summary after this weekend as a podcast, but I know I have plenty more coming in the coming months. […]

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It’s finally written. ::Cue Relieved Frodo Meme:: Given the fact that it’s been almost two years since this Dragon*Con, my usual day-by-day blog about the experience is not going to work. Therefore, as I get prepped for this year’s Con, I’m going to take a slightly different approach, and simply list some of the things […]

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Hello readers and listeners! With Episode 7 of the Sonic Cinema Podcast, I was inspired by this week’s coming NFL Draft to look at two sports films that really speak to me and have become favorites of mine, “Moneyball” and “Draft Day”, and how they relate to one team in particular that has to make […]

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Hello readers and listeners! On Episode 6 of the Sonic Cinema Podcast, I decided to do my first-ever live filmmaker interviews with Princeton Holt and Brian Ackley. Brian is the writer-director and Princeton is the producer on a sci-fi drama called “Alienated”, which is currently being shown in limited release in Boston, and will be […]

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Snooch to the Nooch! The Awards Season “Officially” comes to an end this Sunday as the Academy hands out the Oscars, with Chris Rock hosting. I spoke a lot about some of the topics such as #OscarsSoWhite and some of the individual races in episode 3 of the Sonic Cinema Podcast here, but I have […]

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Hello readers and listeners! On Episode 5 of our podcast, I look forward to the Oscars this Sunday, and closing the book on the 2015 movie year, by going over my up-to-date Best and Favorite films of 2015 lists. For the third year in a row, I am opting for a single, most impactful list […]

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