102 min • Diving deep into the ‘80s filmography of one of our favorite actors, we discuss the…Read More
The Brattle Film Podcast is the official podcast of Boston’s unofficial film school: The Brattle Theatre. Join Ivy, Ned, Alissa, and Ian as they discuss the latest virtual and theatrical releases, festival programming, upcoming series, Brattle news, and more, every month on The Brattle Film Podcast. Comments, questions, and feedback always welcome at BrattlePod@brattlefilm.org.
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100 min • We pay tribute to the late great Paul Reubens and his iconic film Pee-wee’s Big…Read More
For the dog days of summer, we strap in for an episode that asks, if there is such a thing as “elevated horror,” then what the devil is unelevated horror? We try to answer that question with a summer series of Thrill Rides featuring giant monsters, killer AI, and demons from hell.Read More
In this rerun, we revisit an early episode that highlighted some small movies (and a couple of big ones) that are very much worth checking out.Read More
165 min • In this episode, we embark on our annual journey into movies celebrating their 25th, 50th,…Read More
We welcome Brian Tamm and Nancy Campbell back to the podcast to talk about the twenty-year history of the Independent Film Festival Boston and the lineup for the 2023 fest.Read More
97 min • To celebrate “Reel Film Day” and in honor of the Brattle’s commitment to screening 35mm…Read More
114 min • We continue looking back on 2022’s best films via some listener suggestions for their favorite…Read More
130 min • We look back on the ups and downs of 2022, a year that saw some…Read More
102 min • We take a look at the Antoine Doinel cycle of five films made about the same character over a twenty year period by director François Truffaut and actor Jean-Pierre Léaud. We’re then joined by Truffaut scholar Annette Insdorf for some detail on the iconic French New Wave filmmaker and her insights into these particular films.Read More