Filmspotting

"The Flagship Film Podcast"

Filmspotting Classes at the Univ. of Chicago's Graham School

Crisis of Faith Movies
Summer 2015

Diary of a Country Priest
Winter Light
Higher Ground
Ordet
A Serious Man (w/ Michael Phillips)
Viridiana
Europe ‘51
Ikiru (w/ Josh Larsen)


Remembering Roger Ebert
Summer 2014

Gates of Heaven
Aguirre: The Wrath of God
Floating Weeds
Man Push Cart
Dark City
Eve's Bayou
Synecdoche, New York
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Life Itself


Cinema Verite, the Documentary and the Problem of Truth
Summer 2012

Nanook of the North
Salesman
Happy Mother's Day
Don't Look Back
High School
Inquiring Nuns
The Thin Blue Line
Little Dieter Needs to Fly
Stevie (w/ director Steve James)

Clips: Man With a Movie Camera, Primary, Crisis, Titicut Follies, Chicago Maternity Story / Home For Life, Gates of Heaven / Harlan County USA, American Dream, Lessons of Darkness / Cave of Forgotten Dreams


Hollywood Reflected: Moves About Movies
Summer 2011

A Star Is Born (1937)
Singin' in the Rain
Mulholland Dr.
The Player
In a Lonely Place
Barton Fink
Sullivan's Travels
Fellini's 8 1/2
Day For Night
Hearts of Darkness / Burden of Dreams


Nobody's Perfect: The Films of Billy Wilder
Spring 2010 (w/ Matty Robinson)

Double Indemnity
Sunset Blvd.
The Lost Weekend
Ace in the Hole
Sabrina
Ninotchka
Some Like It Hot
The Apartment
Stalag 17


The New Hollywood
Spring 2009 (w/ Matty Robinson)

Jules & Jim
Bonnie & Clyde
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
The Graduate
In the Heat of the Night
Easy Rider
Midnight Cowboy
The Long Goodbye
Mean Streets
Badlands



Hawks vs. Curtiz: The Auteur and the Hack
Spring 2008 (w/ Matty Robinson)

Life with Father
His Girl Friday
Mildred Pierce
The Big Sleep
Casablanca
To Have and Have Not
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
The Comancheros
Rio Bravo