Episode 4 – World Building

In this episode of Watch.Read.Listen., we discuss the creation of fictional worlds in movies, comics, books, and even music. In This Week, we wonder how New Zealanders are so good at horror-comedy and how Doctor Who can actually be the star of his own show sometimes. In the main bit, we examine how Marvel (e.g….

365 Movie Challenge: Day 2

DUEL (1971) Directed by Steven Spielberg; Starring Dennis Weaver Here’s another flick that had somehow flown under my radar for awhile. I’ve always been aware of Duel as a fan of both Spielberg, and writer Richard Matheson. I’ve been a fan of Matheson’s since I first read I Am Legend back in my early twenties,…

365 Movie Challenge: Day 1

DJANGO (1966) Directed by Sergio Corbucci, Starring Franco Nero as Django I came to Django by way of Quentin Tarantino’s homage in his 2012 film Django Unchained. Up until that point my familiarity with westerns mostly consisted of Sergio Leone’s Dollars Trilogy and his epic Once Upon a Time in the West. Growing up, I’ll…