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Podcast: The Lighthouse / Persona – Episode 349

Podcast: The Lighthouse / Persona – Episode 349

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This week on the InSession Film Podcast, we discuss Robert Eggers’ latest film The Lighthouse and continue our Ingmar Bergman Movie Series by discussing his 1966 film Persona! JD also gives his thoughts on Little Monsters, Zombieland: Double Tap and Crawl.

No guest this week, but wow, what a fun show. We didn’t plan this intentionally, but The Lighthouse and Persona are the most thematically apt pairing we’ve ever had on the podcast. We even joked about how Persona is essentially a prequel to The Lighthouse. Sometimes the stars align in the right ways and the universe comes together, and that was certainly the case on this episode. So, that is to say, we really enjoyed digging into these two films and what it all means.

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– Movie Review: The Lighthouse (4:53)
Director: Robert Eggers
Writer: Max Eggers, Robert Eggers
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman

– Notes / Little Monsters / Zombieland: Double Tap / Crawl (47:33)
As noted above, JD finally caught up with the zombie comedies Little Monsters and Zombieland: Double Tap, as well as the hurricane-alligator disaster film Crawl. Sometimes you just need to kick back, grab a bag of popcorn and enjoy yourself. That’s pretty much what these films have to offer.

RELATED: Listen to Episode 344 of the InSession Film Podcast where we discussed Ad Astra!

– Ingmar Bergman Movie Series: Persona (1:12:36)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Writer: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Gunnar Björnstrand

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– Music

Stranded – Mark Korven
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Abbildung – Lars Johan Werle
The Return of the Eagle – Atli Ãrvarsson

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InSession Film Podcast – Episode 349

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InSession Film founder and owner. I love film. Love art. Love how it intersects with our real lives. My favorite movies include Citizen Kane, The 400 Blows, Modern Times, The Godfather and The Tree of Life. Follow me on Twitter @RealJDDuran. Follow us @InSessionFilm.

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