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The Rear View is a chance to take a glance back into film history as we, as filmmakers, drive forward into the future of cinema and television. Each episode, host Matt Edwards speaks with a filmmaker to discuss a film that influenced them and to find out what it is about these older films that strike a cord within them. The films discussed will sometimes be critical darlings, blockbuster fan favorites, cult classics or that forgotten gem. And with the recent surge in television series that rival any best picture winner in terms of quality, don’t be surprised if those are discussed here as well. Thanks for listening, following and subscribing! ** Denotes this Reel contains explicit language. Listener Discretion is Advised. ^Theme music by Jason Shaw @ audionautix.com "There You Go"

The Rear View is a chance to take a glance back into film history as we, as filmmakers, drive forward into the future of cinema and television. Each episode, host Matt Edwards speaks with a filmmaker to discuss a film that influenced them and to find out what it is about these older films that strike a cord within them. The films discussed will sometimes be critical darlings, blockbuster fan favorites, cult classics or that forgotten gem. And with the recent surge in television series that rival any best picture winner in terms of quality, don’t be surprised if those are discussed here as well. Thanks for listening, following and subscribing! ** Denotes this Reel contains explicit language. Listener Discretion is Advised. ^Theme music by Jason Shaw @ audionautix.com "There You Go"

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Los Angeles, CA

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The Rear View is a chance to take a glance back into film history as we, as filmmakers, drive forward into the future of cinema and television. Each episode, host Matt Edwards speaks with a filmmaker to discuss a film that influenced them and to find out what it is about these older films that strike a cord within them. The films discussed will sometimes be critical darlings, blockbuster fan favorites, cult classics or that forgotten gem. And with the recent surge in television series that rival any best picture winner in terms of quality, don’t be surprised if those are discussed here as well. Thanks for listening, following and subscribing! ** Denotes this Reel contains explicit language. Listener Discretion is Advised. ^Theme music by Jason Shaw @ audionautix.com "There You Go"

Twitter:

@TRVPodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

[Reel 118] Se7ev w/ Rob Hamilton

10/24/2017
In this reel, writer and director Rob Hamilton (The Suffering) discusses the David Fincher detective thriller film, Se7en. Starring Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt with a script by Andrew Kevin Walker. Fincher's meticulous attention to detail is highlighted in this classic genre film where "art and entertainment find a happy middle." Follow @TRVPodcast on Twitter twitter.com/TRVPodcast and at facebook.com/therearview.com. Visit therearviewpodcast.com for more information. Se7en clips and music...

Duration:00:42:00

[Reel 117] First Blood w/ Gregory Veeser

9/27/2017
In this reel, development executive Gregory Veeser discusses the 1982 film First Blood. Starring Sylvester Stallone in his second career defining roll (the first being, of course, Rocky Balboa,) Brian Denehy and Richard Crenna. The film is based on the 1972 novel of the same name by David Morrell. Although not a perfect movie by most standards, Veeser likes to point to this film as one that uses the classic story structure elements of the pregnant moment and forcing your characters into a...

Duration:00:47:00

[Reel 116] The Iron Giant w/ Amy Aniobi

5/17/2015
Joining Matt is this reel is television writer Amy Aniobi (Silicon Valley, The Michael J. Fox Show) to discuss Brad Bird's 1999 animated film The Iron Giant. Amy talks passionately about writing comedy in way that's visual rather than relying on dialogue, which requires trust in your actors and the rest of the creative team. Follow @TRVPodcast on Twitter twitter.com/TRVPodcast and at facebook.com/therearview.com. Visit therearviewpodcast.com for more information.

Duration:00:34:51

[Reel 115] The Best Years Of Our Lives w/ E. Nicholas Mariani

4/13/2015
Joining Matt is this reel is screenwriter E. Nicholas Mariani to discuss the 1946 film The Best Years of Our Lives, directed by William Wyler with a script by Robert E. Sherwood. So far, this film may be the quintessential example of why this podcast was created. An extraordinary achievement in filmmaking, The Best Years of Our Lives offers up the best in almost every aspect of this medium of story telling. Follow @TRVPodcast on Twitter http://twitter.com/TRVPodcast and at...

Duration:00:39:58

[Reel 114] Back To The Future w/ David H. Steinberg

3/9/2015
In this reel screenwriter David H. Steinberg joins Matt to discuss the one the more perfect screenplays and movies - 1985's Back to the Future written Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, and directed by Zemeckis. A script that builds up enough goodwill with the audience that by the time the third act rolls around, the audience will accept anything that happens. Steinberg also explains what he calls a "Yes, Mr. President" movie is. Follow the show on Twitter @TRVPodcat http://twitter.com/trvpodcast...

Duration:00:45:00

[Reel 113] Leave Behind Movie (Bonus Feature)

2/22/2015
In this bonus reel, Matt highlights some of the answers guest have given in response to the one question he asks all of his guests. "If our civilization ended by some random act of God and extraterrestrials were to discover our remains one thousand years from now, what is the one film or television series you'd want them to find?" Each filmmaker's response offers some very surprising responses. This reel also includes a sneak peak of the next reel. Follow on @TRVPodcast on Twitter...

Duration:00:24:57

[Reel 112] Movie Trailers w/ Joshua Dunn

2/15/2015
In this reel Matt brings in film trailer editor Joshua Dunn to discuss the art of the movie preview. Over time, trailers have turned into an art form all their own. From the early beginnings of just previewing whole scenes from movies to the big voiceover days of Don LaFontaine to the overused "Inception Horn" of recent years, trailers are sometimes more exciting than the films they are supposed to market. Follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/therearview @TRVPodcast and at...

Duration:00:42:35

[Reel 111] The Diving Bell And The Butterfly w/Megan Stacey

2/8/2015
In this reel, Matt talks with cinematographer Megan Stacey about the visceral & visionary work of cinematographer Janusz Kaminsky and director Julian Schnable on the 2007 film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. Schnable and Kaminsky's partnership achieves one of cinema's most intense character points of view with camera placement and lens choices. Follow on @TRVPodcast on Twitter at http://twitter.com/therearview and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/therearview Get in touch with The Rear...

Duration:00:38:41

[Reel 110] Wet Hot American Summer w/ Jack Quaid **NSFW**

2/1/2015
In this reel Matt talks with Jack Quaid, actor, writer & filmmaker about the cult classic 80's film that was actually made in 2001, Wet Hot American Summer. Written by Michael Showalter and David Wain and directed by Wain. This throwback to the 80s, is a hilarious romp featuring an ensemble cast of mainstream and underground comedians. Actors from sketch powerhouses like Saturday Night Live, Stella and The State round out a cast that also includes, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Rudd...

Duration:00:43:10

[Reel 109] Atonement w/ Scott McRae

1/25/2015
In this reel, Matt chats with film composer Scott McRae about the Oscar winning score by Dario Marianelli of 2007's Atonement. The film is broken into three distinct acts and the score for each, is masterfully woven throughout.

Duration:00:36:09

[Reel 108] Sherlock Jr. w/ Jimmie Lui

1/18/2015
In the reel Matt is joined by stunt coordinator Jimmy Lui to discuss Buster Keaton and his 1924 film Sherlock Jr.. Buster Keaton is revered by films best stunt men and women as the greatest ever. With the growing use of CGI in films today, is classic stunt work from the likes of Buster Keaton, Hal Needham, Jackie Chan and Zoe Bell a dying art and profession? Follow on Twitter @TRVPodcast http://twitter.com/TRVPodcast and at http://facebook.com/therearview. Visit the website at...

Duration:00:33:30

[Reel 107] Michael Clayton w/ Matthew Szewczyk

1/10/2015
In this reel Matt chats with director Matthew Szewczyk about the film that inspired him to want to make movies, Tony Gilroy's 2007 drama, Michael Clayton starring George Clooney. While billed as a corporate scandal story of the institution versus the individual, the central theme of the film is about a person trying to figure out their own identity. Follow The Rear View on twitter @TRVPodcast and at facebook.com/therearview

Duration:00:34:04

[Reel 106] The Spoiler Alert w/ Paul Resendi

1/3/2015
In this bonus reel, Matt speaks with Added Value Engineer Paul Resendi. Besides being a cinephile, Paul works for a major motion picture studio and is privy to a lot of films, their bonus features, and extras before most audiences ever get to experience them. Which makes his job one big movie spoiler. This reel we take a break from focusing on one particular film and debate the topic of The Spoiler Alert. In an age of constant and rapid communication, are fewer people are willing to sit...

Duration:00:36:57

[Reel 105] The Empire Strikes Back w/ Ryan Rapsys

12/14/2014
In this reel Matt chats with film composer Ryan Rapsys about John Williams' score for The Empire Strikes Back. The second film of the original Star Wars trilogy. John Williams introduced the iconic Imperial March for the first time in this film score. Ryan explains the importance of collaboration with the director early in the filmmaking process and why a strong melody is vital in tapping into the emotions of an audience. This reel contains excerpts of the score intended for analysis...

Duration:00:34:27

[Reel 104] M.A.S.H - w/ RJ Daniel Hanna

12/10/2014
In this reel, Matt speaks with filmmaker RJ Daniel Hanna about the 1970 Robert Altman anti-authoritarian comedy M.A.S.H. The film was a filmmaking phenomenon due to it's loose shooting style, overlapping dialogue and a first of its kind take on the absurdity of war. The film inspired the legendary television show of the same name, that ran for 11 seasons.

Duration:00:33:25

[Reel 103] Hoosiers - w/ Crystal Hubbard

12/4/2014
In this reel, Matt speaks with writer Crystal Hubbard about one of her favorite films, the 1986 story of redemptions, trust and confidence - Hoosiers.

Duration:00:33:48

[Reel 102] The Graduate - w/ Cameron Fay **NSFW**

11/21/2014
In this reel Matt talks with screenwriter Cameron Fay to discuss the 1967 seminal classic - The Graduate. Written by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry from the book by Charles Webb. The film was directed by Mike Nichols and stars Dustin Hoffman.

Duration:00:34:36

[Reel 100] Welcome to The Rear View

11/19/2014
A brief welcome and explanation of the show. Thanks for listening, following and subscribing.

Duration:00:01:04

[Reel 101] Sex, Lies, And Videotape - w/ Zach Weissmueller

11/12/2014
In this reel Matt talks with documentary filmmaker and journalist Zach Weissmueller to discuss write & director Steven Soderbergh's independent debut feature film - Sex, Lies and Videotape

Duration:00:30:50