Posts Tagged ‘Alfred Hitchcock’
If you miss a little bit of today’s show, you’ll miss a lot!
Hear your friends in podcasting discuss: The Olympics, Lance Armstrong, David Lynch, Walt Disney, Phantom of the Paradise, Paul Williams, “Bones”, absurdism vs. surrealism, Placido Domingo vs. the most interesting man in the world, the Sight and Sound poll, Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock, The Ghastly Love of Johnny X, Kevin McCarthy, The Queen of Versailles, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man, ParaNorman, Hope Springs, The Bourne Legacy, the banking industry and the economic recovery in Iceland.
All that, plus “what we’re reading” and the return of the “Chillpak Hollywood Wingnut of the Week”.
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Ralph Fiennes. Vanessa Redgrave. Harry Morgan. Anthony Hopkins. Alfred Hitchcock. David Lynch. Federico Fellini. Those are just a few of the big names featured on this week’s show …
It’s liberal democrat vs. conservative republican. It’s Letterman vs. Leno. It’s late night comedy vs. scripted crime dramas. It’s “Swamp Loggers” vs. “Swamp People”. It’s Fox Business News vs. The Muppets. It’s the Muppets vs. Big Oil. It’s Marc Hershon on The Descendants vs. Dean Haglund on The Descendants. It’s Blue Velvet vs. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. It’s Javier Bardem vs. Edgar Ramirez. It’s Peter Weller vs. Paul Weller. It’s Tom Hooper vs. 3D. It’s Paramount vs. IMF.
It’s YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour. Enjoy!
This week’s show has a truly international flair. As you all know, your friend in podcasting, Dean Haglund, hails from Canada. Many of you also know that before that, the Haglund line traces back to Swedish royalty. Few of you probably know, however, that Dean’s co-host, Phil Leirness, traces his ancestry to Scandinavia as well. To be specific: the vikings of Norway! Although Phil has never visited the land of his ancestors, he’s fascinated by Norway, and longs to journey there.
Although we can’t actually send Phil to Norway on the show’s budget, we do the next best thing this week by bringing Norway (and Norwegian film) to Phil! Dean and Phil are honored to welcome Norwegian filmmaker Stig Svendsen (The Radio Pirates), who has just completed his first English-language film, Elevator, a U.S. suspense thriller in a Hitchcockian vein. Elevator has a truly outstanding cast, and Stig brings along to the Annex Gallery of the Eastern Columbia, one of his film’s stars, the the funny, stunning and whip smart Tehmina Sunny. Tehmina hails from the U.K. and has much in common with Dean Haglund! We won’t spoil those surprises as Phil loves remarking on Dean and Tehmina’s similarities during an incredibly entertaining hour …