On this very special post Oscar episode, Timmie and producer, Ryan, have a wrap-up conversation about the 86th Academy Awards. Afterwards, they delve into a topic near and dear to their hearts, Woody Allen: filmmaker, standup comic, director, and actor. Listen as they share some of their favorite moments and films of his prolific career.
A. Timmie and Ryan only, this episode
B. Our topics
- Oscar party story
Woody Allen, a favorite director of ours
II. Wrap up talk on Academy Awards (00:02:43)
A. Overall feeling about the show
- Ellen as host?
Presenters and performances
B. The Award Winners
- Any shockers or snubs
Which way would we have preferred things to go?
C. How we did in our annual betting pool
III. Woody Allen as Director and Filmmaker (00:27:42)
A. Our first experiences with his work
Joint love for his films
B. Recent resurfacing of Allen controversy
- We don’t want to get into the politics
NJAM’s stance on keeping the person and the art separate
IV. The Faces of Woody Allen
A. Early work
B. Testing the Waters of Drama
- Annie Hall: Why it was so influential
Interiors: Audience reaction
Hannah and Her Sisters: The difference between inner monologue and voiceover
Influences of Ingmar Bergman, Fellini
C. Allen as a Public Figure
Midnight in Paris
The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James
This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.
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Most of these classic Woody Allen films, aren’t available yet on Netflix, so this is your best way to view them currently!
You also can’t go wrong with the blu ray set: