Episode 64: Foreign Noirvember

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Put on your fedoras, turn down your key light and grab your femme fatales because it’s that time of the year again! Yes, Noirvember is here and so is our annual episode celebrating the phenomenon. This time, inspired by our international routes, we take a look at foreign noirs and neo-noirs. Also, we Flick the News and this time gush about our favourite current TV shows. Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy fun ride!

Structure:
00:00 – 31:59 Flicking the News: Netflix TV Shows We’ve Been Watching!
32:00 – 01:34:00 Main Discussion on Foreign Noirs and Neo-Noirs: Los Abrazos Rotos (or Broken Embraces) from Spain, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, from India, and Rififi from France
01:34:01 – 01:39:31 Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs:
Rififi, by Magali Noël
Los Abrazos Rotos Soundtrack, by Alberto Iglesias
Across the Universe, by Scorpions

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Share your thoughts on your favourite TV shows at the moment and obviously your favourite foreign noirs in the comments!

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Episode 63: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

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With Halloween come and gone, and the next beloved holiday of the year a month away, Across the Universe Podcast’s newest Chick With an Accent gets to host her first episode! It may not be an international holiday, it may not include lots and lots of decorations, but it’s still special for us! (Or maybe just for Getter, but it’s her first time, so we’ll let her have her moment). In this special episode  we pick our favourites for The Interesting Movie of the Fortnight feature, and then we discuss Noah Baumbach’s latest film The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), which, as we all agreed on, was…

Structure
00:00 – 03:11 Introductions
03:11 – 31:02 Interesting Movie of the Fortnight: Possession (1981), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), and Stranger Things (Season 2)
31:04 – 01:01:56 Main Discussion: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
01:01:57 – 01:05:02 Plugs and Goodbyes

Songs
Genius Girl, by Adam Sandler and Grace Van Patten
Across the Universe, by Scorpions


Feel free to give us your feedback on our facebook page or via email (acrosstheuniversepodcast@gmail.com). You can also find us on twitter under @Nikhat_Z, @RVTblog and @MettelRay.

Our episodes are free to download and listen on iTunes, and all our previous episodes are available here on the blog — so scroll through the archive and have fun!

Share your thoughts on The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) in the comments!

And let us know what did you think of the movie and did you like Adam Sandler’s performance?