"The Flagship Film Podcast"

“The flagship film podcast” featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews.

#552: Mistress America / Top 5 Desert Island Directors (Revisited)


Of current actor-director combos, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are significant for their writing partnership – and for Gerwig’s impact on Baumbach’s choice of subjects. Since hooking up with the 32 year-old Gerwig, Gen-Xer Baumbach has started training his eye on 20-something millennials – first in 2012’s "Frances Ha" and with the new MISTRESS AMERICA. Adam and Josh review Baumbach and Gerwig's latest, and revisit their Top 5 Desert Island Directors.

This episode is brought to you by MUBI and Squarespace (use code FILM).

0:00-2:35 - Billboard / MUBI
2:35-28:20 - Review: "Mistress America"
Music: The Staves, "Teeth White"
29:31-31:41 - Squarespace
31:41-46:29 - Notes / Polls
Music: The Staves, "Make It Holy"
47:48-58:35 - Donations
58:35-1:39:04 - Top 5: Desert Island Directors (Revisited)
1:39:04-1:41:38 - Close


The Staves


Josh's "Mistress America" review

Michelle's Squarespace site

Ricardo's movie: "El Cumpleaños de Joaquín"


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