Shoot The Piano Player: A French New Wave Podcast
Blow Up - 1966 - Episode 19

Blow Up - 1966 - Episode 19

October 9, 2021

J-Dawg and Spencer are joined by the always wonderful Erin Gambril for another Antonioni film, Blow Up (the one with the guy from Deep Red). Will this be the Antonioni that Spencer likes? Listen and find out.

If you can, please donate to the Lilith Fund, TEA fund, or several other abortion funds in Texas or anywhere these funds are needed.

The Lilith Fund - https://www.lilithfund.org/

TEA Fund - https://teafund.org/

Talk of the Ton - https://tontalkpod.podbean.com/

Erin's Twitter - https://twitter.com/egambrill

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Logo - Sarah Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Music - Dom by Vivien Fop

Show email - highandlowpod@gmail.com

Vampyr, A Special Episode

Vampyr, A Special Episode

October 8, 2021

The boys are joined by the Horror Queers podcast, Trace and Joe, to talk about the classic horror film...VAMPYR! 

Horror Queers twitter - https://twitter.com/HorrorQueers

Joe's Twitter - https://twitter.com/bstolemyremote

Trace's Twitter - https://twitter.com/TracedThurman

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Logo - Sarah Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Music - Dom by Vivien Fop 

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow - 1963 - Episode 16

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow - 1963 - Episode 16

October 3, 2021

It's taken some time but it's here. The boys finally get to Italian cinematic icons, Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren with their sex comedy/rom-com anthology film - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow! 

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Logo by Sarah Kathleen Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Show email - highandlowpod@gmail.com

Theme Music - Dom by Vivien Fop

Mandabi, A Secret Episode

Mandabi, A Secret Episode

September 25, 2021

The boys are back with another African film, Senegal to be exact, and Sembene to be even exact. They're joined by writer and critic Leila Latif (https://twitter.com/Leila_Latif). We discuss Mandabi. Go watch it and go watch more African films.

Leila's piece on Mandabi - https://lwlies.com/articles/ousmane-sembene-mandabi-senegalese-film/

Jailhouse 701 - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Sarah Roberts made the logo - http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Theme music by Vivien Fop, the song: Dom

Featured Song - Kiko Medina by Le Tropical Jazz off of https://analogafrica.bandcamp.com/album/senegal-70-sonic-gems-previously-unreleased-recordings-from-the-70s

Email - highandlowpod@gmail.com

 

The Third Lover - 1962 - Episode 17

The Third Lover - 1962 - Episode 17

September 2, 2021

The boys are joined by John Cribbs (https://twitter.com/TheLastMachine) from the Pink Smoke (https://thepinksmoke.com/)! They talk about the Chabrol thriller (?), sort of, The Third Lover. A lot is talked about but the most important thing is that Spencer has seen Harakiri since this was recorded. 

Logo - Sarah K. Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Theme music - Dom by Vivien Fop 

Twitter - https://twitter.com/PianoPlayerPod

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Eric Rohmer, A Special Episode

Eric Rohmer, A Special Episode

August 26, 2021

J-Dawg and Spencer talk love, religion, philosophy, and shitty French men. Eric Rohmer was one of the major FNW figures and we needed to talk about him at some point. The films discussed are My Night At Maud's and Claire's Knee.

Email - highandlowpod@gmail.com

Twitter - https://twitter.com/PianoPlayerPod

PDSMIOS - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

The Dead Travel Fast - https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-dead-travel-fast-1410400

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Logo by Sarah Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Theme - Dom by Vivien Fop

Xala, A Special Episode

Xala, A Special Episode

August 15, 2021

Martin Kessler (https://twitter.com/MovieKessler) makes his debut for this season. We discuss the classic Sembene film, Xala. We cover everything because Xala is everything. 

Theme music - Dom by Vivien Fop

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Featured Song - Ariyo by Dieuf-Dieul de Thies off of Senegal 70 - Sonic Gems & Previously Unreleased Recordings from the 70s 

https://analogafrica.bandcamp.com/album/senegal-70-sonic-gems-previously-unreleased-recordings-from-the-70s

Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Contempt - 1963 - Episode 15

Contempt - 1963 - Episode 15

August 9, 2021

Dave Eves (https://twitter.com/CinemaVsDave) returns to discuss the Godard classic, Contempt. This is a half-and-half episode. In the second part, Joel gets possessed by the ghost of Palance. 

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Intro theme - Dom by Vivien Fop

Featured music - Hawk the Slayer by Harry Robertson from the film, Hawk the Slayer

Logo - Sarah Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/PianoPlayerPod

 

Vivre Sa Vie - 1962 - Episode 14

Vivre Sa Vie - 1962 - Episode 14

July 26, 2021

This might be the longest episode, we've ever done. The first half is Spencer and Mtume Gant (https://twitter.com/SirCoreGant) discussing Anna Karina, the impact of Godard, Twilight Zone, and more. The second half is Spencer and Joel (https://twitter.com/JDTMovies) discussing Tarantino, Dolph Lundgren, Godard, and more. 

Twitter - https://twitter.com/PianoPlayerPod

Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Music - https://sirtumes.bandcamp.com/ The songs used are Diop and Lumumba

Theme Music - Dom by Vivien Fop

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Alter Eye Cinema - https://www.altereyecinema.com/#overview

 

Mamma Roma - 1962 - Episode 13

Mamma Roma - 1962 - Episode 13

July 13, 2021

The boyz return to Pasolini with his 2nd film, Mamma Roma! It's got everything - sadness, catholic stuff, politics, football, and a post WW2 Italy. It's a great place to start for Pasolini, if you haven't taken that dive.

Please Don't Send Me Into Outer Space - https://pdsmiospod.podbean.com/

Jailhouse 701: Japanese Cult Cinema - http://jailhouse701.blogspot.com/

Red, Black, and Green: A Celebration of African History - https://rbgafricanhistory.blogspot.com/

Logo - Sarah Kathleen Roberts http://sarahkathleenroberts.com/

Theme Music - Dom by Vivien Fop

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