Our next Sofia Coppola film is her 2006 historical biopic MARIE ANTOINETTE. We talk about decadence, loneliness, and why this film tries to several very interesting things ? but doesn’t quite succeed in pulling them off.
In this tangent filled episode we speculate wildly on Goebbels’ negligence in the facial hair department, elephants as a litmus test for mice and rats, the reason Bugs turned his back on the world, the curse of Babbit and Catstello, and just why the designated “Needle-Nose Pliers Shelf” now has hair on it.
Next in our Sofia Coppola season is another of Rob’s all-time-favourite films: 2003’s LOST IN TRANSLATION. Reviews are more or less predictable, but we quickly get into talking about what it means to be privileged yet isolated, balance in cinematography, and whether or not this film ends in the right way.
This week, as Sam returns from intensive Dadding, we start on our next director: Sofia Coppola. Our first focus is on her debut, her adaptation of Jeffrey Eugenides’s novel THE VIRGIN SUICIDES. After we’re both really taken by surprise by this film, we talk about nostalgic film-making, ethereal screen presences, and what it is to […]