May 13, 2022

Our Essential Movies Revisited

On every episode of Wild Pretty Things, we attempt to determine the essential filmography of an actress or director.This episode we’re revisiting our list of essential films from a year ago.

 

First let’s review that list from April 2021: https://letterboxd.com/grrnoise/list/wild-pretty-things-essentials/ 

Sharp Objects 

  1. Gone Girl
  2. Midsommar
  3. Birds Of Prey
  4. The Craft
  5. Annihilation
  6. Promising Young Woman
  7. Jennifer’s Body
  8. Halloween
  9. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
  10. The Witch

Carmilla (honorable mention)

Melissa on  The Craft

We pick 8 more movies

 

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Apr 19, 2022

Jessica Chastain & The 355

On every episode of Wild Pretty Things, we attempt to determine the essential filmography of an actress or director.

This episode we’re discussing The 355, staring Oscar winners Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruise and Lupita Nyong’o, along with Fan Bingbing and Diane Kruger

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The 355

Peacock, VOD, discs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_355 

Spoiler-free Evaluations, etc.

Crew 

 

Sharp Objects

We have content planned for N’yongo and Cruise, so let’s talk about Jessica Chastain films:

 

Jolene

Take Shelter

Tree Of Life

The Help

Zero Dark Thirty

Mama

Interstellar

Crimson Peak

The Huntsman Winter’s War

Miss Sloane

Molly’s Game

Dark Phoenix

It Chapter 2 (Patreon archive)

Ava

Scenes from a Marriage (HBO)

The Eyes Of Tammy Faye (Oscar pod)

 

future:

The Forgiven

George & Tammy

The Good Nurse

The Division

1:19:00 other Cast

Fan Bingbing: I Am Not Madame Bovary https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5918090/?ref_=nm_knf_i3 

Diane Kruger

 

1:23:30 Spoilers Begin

 

additional credits and bibliography

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X is now on VOD

Apr 5, 2022

The Lost Daughter + The Power of the Dog (Oscars 2022)

Welcome to Wild Pretty Things, an independent podcast about women on screen and behind the camera.

On every episode of Wild Pretty Things, we attempt to determine the essential filmography of an actress or director.

This episode we’re discussing some of this year’s Oscar films, including The Lost Daughter and Power of the Dog (with no spoilers).

 

News & Updates

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Melissa’s other show: Still Great, Bob? http://stillgreatpod.com/ a Mad Men rewatch podcast

The Lost Daughter

Spoiler-free Evaluations

Crew & Cast

  • directed by Maggie Gylenhall 
  • novel; screenplay co-written by Elena Ferrante 
  • Olivia Coleman
  • Jessie Buckley
  • Dakota Johnson
  • Dagmara Dominczyk

 

Spoiler-free details

 

Sharp Objects: other ‘22 Oscar films

 

M: The Eyes of Tammy Faye 

 

J: Spencer

 

The Power of the Dog

Spoiler-free Review

Crew & Cast

Jane Campion (The Piano, Top of the Lake, Sweetie, Bright Star)

novel; screenplay co-written by Thomas Savage

Kirsten Dunst

 

Spoiler-free details

Upcoming Episodes

355

additional credits and bibliography

 

Monkey Off My Backlog

This Had Oscar Buzz

 

Mar 8, 2022

Wild (2014) directed by Jean-Marc Vallee

On every episode of Wild Pretty Things, we attempt to determine the essential filmography of an actress or director.

In memory of director Jean-Marc Vallée we watched 2014’s Wild (no relation), starring Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern.

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new and upcoming content: The Crow, del Toro ranked

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Melissa’s other show: Still Great, Bob? http://stillgreatpod.com/ a Mad Men rewatch podcast

Apple Podcast Reviews!

Valle

  • Sharp Objects (first 10 podcasts or so)
  • Big Little Lies 
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • The Young Victoria

0:27:30  Wild (spoiler free segments)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_(2014_film)

https://letterboxd.com/grrnoise/film/wild/  

0:47:20 Recommendations

0:57:20 Jarret's soapbox: physical media & important films directed by women

1:04:10 Wild SPOILERS

 

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