Introducing “This Movie Changed Me,” a new film-focused podcast from On Being Studios, home of On Being with Krista Tippett, the acclaimed public radio program and podcast. A bi-weekly series featuring a diverse range of guests geeking out about a favorite movie and its meaning, TMCM kicked off recently with David Greene of NPR’s Morning Edition and “Up Front” podcast, talking about his lifelong adoration of STAR WARS Episode IV – A NEW HOPE. The conversation is wide ranging, covering everything from Darth Vader bedroom lamps to strong women, and bad acting. TMCM offers expertly produced commute-friendly non-academic conversations about the pleasure a favorite film (even mainstream!) can bring.
Guests featured on "This Movie Changed Me” include (not in order):
David Greene – Co-host of NPR’s Morning Edition and NPR’s morning news podcast "Up First" - STAR WARS Episode IV – A NEW HOPE
Ashley C Ford – Writer, and host of 112BK, a daily news & culture show from and about Brooklyn – THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Rubén Blades - Actor, writer, activist – THE OX BOW INCIDENT
Anthony Breznican – Senior writer Entertainment Weekly – AVALON
Scott Oliver – ESPN –THE BIG LEBOWSKI
Chaitanya Kumar – Climate Policy Advisor at 350.org – ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
Hadley Freeman- Columnist & features writer at The Guardian – SAY ANYTHING
Gabrielle Bellot – Afro-Caribbean Trans Woman Writer – New Yorker, New York Times, The Atlantic etc. – NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND
Get more information about this podcast here!