Good Point Podcast

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An imperfect podcast about art, technology and culture by Rafael Rozendaal and Jeremy Bailey.

Episodios

  • 131 - Media Art Sales (Question By Katsuki Nogami)

    131 - Media Art Sales (Question By Katsuki Nogami)

    01/02/2021 Duración: 01h12min

    This week Katsuki Nogami asks: "How do you sell media art installations?" https://www.elektramontreal.ca/katsuki-nogami https://katsukinogami.co/

  • 130 - Art Schools (Question by Hans Verhaegen)

    130 - Art Schools (Question by Hans Verhaegen)

    24/01/2021 Duración: 01h04min

    Art Schools: what would we do? question by Hans Verhaegen https://www.hansup.be/

  • 129 - Meetings (Question By John G Hampton)

    129 - Meetings (Question By John G Hampton)

    17/01/2021 Duración: 01h15min

    This week's question comes from John G Hampton John G. Hampton is a curator and artist currently living in Treaty 4 territory, Saskatchewan. He is the Director of Programs at the MacKenzie Art Gallery and Adjunct Curator at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. https://jghampton.com/ https://mackenzie.art/

  • 128 - Time Management (Question by Intton Godelg)

    128 - Time Management (Question by Intton Godelg)

    14/01/2021 Duración: 01h18min

    This week we talk about Time Management (a question by Intton Godelg)

  • 127 - Kajillionaire Review

    127 - Kajillionaire Review

    03/01/2021 Duración: 01h06min

    Kajillionaire is a 2020 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Miranda July. The film stars Evan Rachel Wood, Debra Winger and Richard Jenkins as members of a close-knit petty crime family whose relationship becomes frayed when a stranger played by Gina Rodriguez joins their schemes.

  • 2020 Year In Review

    2020 Year In Review

    21/12/2020 Duración: 01h22min

    We ramble through 2020

  • 125 - Grizzly Man (2005) Review

    125 - Grizzly Man (2005) Review

    13/12/2020 Duración: 01h09min

    Pieced together from Timothy Treadwell's actual video footage, Werner Herzog's remarkable documentary examines the calling that drove Treadwell to live among a tribe of wild grizzly bears on an Alaskan reserve. A devoted conservationist with a passion for adventure, Timothy believed he had bridged the gap between human and beast. When one of the bears he loved and protected tragically turns on him, the footage he shot serves as a window into our understanding of nature and its grim realities.

  • 124 - The Social Dilemma Review

    124 - The Social Dilemma Review

    29/11/2020 Duración: 01h09min

    The Social Dilemma is a 2020 American docudrama film directed by Jeff Orlowski and written by Orlowski, Davis Coombe, and Vickie Curtis. It explores the rise of social media and the damage it has caused to society, focusing on its exploitation of its users for financial gain through surveillance capitalism and data mining, how its design is meant to nurture an addiction, its use in politics, its effect on mental health (including the mental health of adolescents and rising teen suicide rates), and its role in spreading conspiracy theories such as Pizzagate and aiding groups such as flat-earthers.

  • 123 - Starship Troopers Review

    123 - Starship Troopers Review

    22/11/2020 Duración: 01h10min

    Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier, based on Robert A. Heinlein's 1959 novel of the same name. The story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry, a futuristic military unit. Rico's military career progresses from recruit, to non-commissioned officer, and finally to officer, against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an insectoid species known as Arachnids.

  • 122 - Johnny Mnemonic Review

    122 - Johnny Mnemonic Review

    12/11/2020 Duración: 01h05min

    Johnny Mnemonic (1995) by Robert Longo In this film based on the William Gibson story, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data courier who has a secret stash of information implanted into his mind. However, the data will kill Johnny if he cannot retrieve it within 48 hours. Accompanied by physically enhanced bodyguard Jane (Dina Meyer), Johnny sets out to acquire the passwords he needs to save himself. Worse yet, he is hunted by gangster Shinji (Denis Akiyama) and businessman Takahashi (Takeshi), both of whom seek the data Johnny possesses.

  • 121 On The Rocks Review

    121 On The Rocks Review

    02/11/2020 Duración: 01h05min

    On the Rocks is a 2020 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. The story of a young mother who reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York. In this comedy about aging, marriage, and the tenuous bond between parents and grown children, New York author and married mother-of-two Laura has become suspicious that her career-driven husband may be having an affair with a coworker, a speculation encouraged by her caddish, bon vivant father.

  • 120 - A View To A Kill Review

    120 - A View To A Kill Review

    20/10/2020 Duración: 01h05min

    A view to a Kill (1985) After recovering a microchip from the body of a deceased colleague in Russia, British secret agent James Bond (Roger Moore) discovers that the technology has the potential for sinister applications. Investigating further, Bond is led to Max Zorin (Christopher Walken), the head of Zorin Industries. Soon Agent 007 faces off against the villainous Zorin and his tough Amazonian bodyguard, May Day (Grace Jones), who are scheming to cause massive destruction that will eliminate the competition.

  • 119 - Battle Royale Review

    119 - Battle Royale Review

    12/10/2020 Duración: 59min

    Battle Royale (バトル・ロワイアル, Batoru Rowaiaru) is a 2000 Japanese action-thriller film directed by Kinji Fukasaku, with a screenplay written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the 1999 novel by Koushun Takami. Starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarō Yamamoto, and Takeshi Kitano, the film follows a group of junior high-school students that are forced to fight to the death by the Japanese totalitarian government. The film drew controversy, and was banned or excluded from distribution in several countries. Toei even refused to sell the film to any United States distributor for a long time due to concerns about potential controversy and lawsuits (until Anchor Bay Entertainment eventually acquired the film in 2010 for direct-to-video release).

  • 118 Bacurau Review

    118 Bacurau Review

    05/10/2020 Duración: 01h12min

    Bacurau is a 2019 Weird Western film directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles. It stars Sônia Braga, Udo Kier, Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira and Karine Teles. The film, a co-production between Brazil and France, revolves around Bacurau, a fictional small town in the Brazilian sertão, which is beset by strange happenings following the death of its matriarch at the age of 94.

  • 117 - Interstellar Review

    117 - Interstellar Review

    21/09/2020 Duración: 01h20min

    Interstellar (2014) by Christopher Nolan In Earth's future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth's population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, Brand must send former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and a team of researchers through the wormhole and across the galaxy to find out which of three planets could be mankind's new home.

  • 116 - Tampopo Review

    116 - Tampopo Review

    06/09/2020 Duración: 01h12min

    Tampopo (タンポポ, Tanpopo, literally "dandelion") is a 1985 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Juzo Itami, and starring Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kōji Yakusho, and Ken Watanabe. The publicity for the film calls it the first "ramen western", a play on the term Spaghetti Western (films about the American Old West made by Italian production studios).

  • 115 - Spirited Away Review

    115 - Spirited Away Review

    25/08/2020 Duración: 01h09min

    Spirited Away (2001) is a Japanese-animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli. It tells the story of Chihiro Ogino, a 10-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighborhood, enters the world of Kami (spirits of Japanese Shinto folklore). After her parents are turned into pigs by the witch Yubaba, Chihiro takes a job working in Yubaba's bathhouse to find a way to free herself and her parents and return to the human world. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirited_Away

  • 114 - The Tree Of Wooden Clogs Review

    114 - The Tree Of Wooden Clogs Review

    10/08/2020 Duración: 01h09min

    The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Italian: L'Albero degli zoccoli) is a 1978 Italian film written and directed by Ermanno Olmi. The film concerns Lombard peasant life in a cascina (farmhouse) of the late 19th century. It has some similarities with the earlier Italian neorealist movement, in that it focuses on the lives of the poor, and the parts were played by real farmers and locals, rather than professional actors. The original version of the movie is spoken in Lombard (the Bergamasque variety, an Eastern Lombard dialect). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tree_of_Wooden_Clogs

  • 113 - Eighth Grade Review

    113 - Eighth Grade Review

    19/07/2020 Duración: 01h22min

    Eighth Grade is a 2018 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written and directed by Bo Burnham. It stars Elsie Fisher as Kayla, a middle school teenager who struggles with anxiety but strives to gain social acceptance from her peers during their final week of eighth grade. To cope, she publishes video blogs as a self-styled motivational advice-giver, though spends much of her time obsessing over social media. This frustrates Kayla's otherwise supportive father (Josh Hamilton), whom she alienates despite his wish to be present in her life as her sole parent.

  • 111 - The Square Review

    111 - The Square Review

    28/06/2020 Duración: 01h19min

    The Square (2017) by Ruben Östlund https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Square_(2017_film) The Square is a 2017 satirical film written and directed by Ruben Östlund and starring Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West and Terry Notary. The film is about a curator who struggles with various personal issues, including the theft of his mobile phone and affair with a journalist. Amid these distractions, a controversial promotional video for an art installation is published without his oversight, threatening his career and sparking a debate about freedom of expression and political correctness. Next week... two films? Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga The King of Staten Island

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