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I Saw It On Linden Street is dedicated to the joy of finding appreciation in cult films, exploitation oddities, beloved classics and all points in-between. Host Chris Roberts invites listeners to join in as they screen movie magic in the Linden Street Cinema Experience Theatre.

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I Saw It On Linden Street is dedicated to the joy of finding appreciation in cult films, exploitation oddities, beloved classics and all points in-between. Host Chris Roberts invites listeners to join in as they screen movie magic in the Linden Street Cinema Experience Theatre.

Check us out: www.LSCEP.com

    A Serious Man (2009)

    A Serious Man (2009)

    In a modern retelling of Job - a Midwestern Physics Professor finds his life spiraling out of control as personal, professional, & financial setbacks all seemingly strike at once- leaving him searching for answers & meaning. Tune in as Chris talks Old Testament, Cosmic Indifference, & Jefferson Airplane as the LSCE screens the Coen Bros. 2009 black comedy "A Serious Man." Join us!



    Works Cited:

     A Serious Man Production Notes. Focus Features. August 14, 2009.  Accessed 11/25/2021 https://www.focusfeatures.com/article/a_serious_man_production_notes?film=a_serious_man

    "Coen Bros. On Wet Horses, Kid Stars: It's A Wild West". Fresh Air with Terry Gross.  NPR. January 12, 2011. Accessed 11/26/21 https://www.npr.org/transcripts/132744499

    Denby, David. “Gods and Victims: ‘A Serious Man’ and ‘ Capitalism: A Love Story.’ The New Yorker. October 5th, 2009. Accessed 11/27/21 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/10/05/gods-and-victims

    Ebert, Roger (October 7, 2009). “A Serious Man” Chicago Sun Times. Archived @ RogerEbert.com Accessed 11/27/21 https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/a-serious-man-2009

    Evans, K.L. (2012) “How Job Begat Larry: The Present Situation in A Serious Man”. In Conrad, Mark T. (ed.) The Philosophy of the Coen Brothers. University Press of Kentucky. Pp. 289-303.

    McCarthy, Todd. “A Serious Man.” Daily variety 304, no. 50 (2009): 10.

    Morgan, David. ‘For Best Picture: “A Serious Man.”’ CBS News. February 21, 2010. Accessed 11/26/21.

    https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/for-best-picture-a-serious-man/

    Morgenstern, Joe (October 2, 2009). "A Serious Man". The Wall Street Journal. Accessed 11/27/2021. https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704471504574446962410393646

    Prell, Riv-Ellen. “A Serious Man in Situ: ‘Fear and Loathing in St. Louis Park.’” AJS review 35, no. 2 (2011): 365–376.


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Bye Bye Braverman (1968)

    Bye Bye Braverman (1968)

    Four Jewish intellectuals take a meandering road trip to pay their respects to a deceased friend on a crazy Sunday. Tune in as Chris talks Issac Rosenfeld, George Segal, & perceived anti-Semitism as the LSCE screens the Sidney Lumet dark cult comedy “Bye Bye Braverman.” Join us!

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    Works Cited:



    Champlin, Charles ( May 3, 1968). "'Bye Braverman' At Stanley-Warner". The Los Angeles Times.p. 74.– via  Newspapers.com. https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=87377113&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjE2NDIwMzYyMiwiaWF0IjoxNjM3MjYzNDA1LCJleHAiOjE2MzczNDk4MDV9._K4Viy9BD7yPCd1HxSMMr354eIR360zMmteGWsZCc-Q (Accessed 11/17/21)

    HOGAN, RANDOLPH. “AT MODERN, LUMET’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NEW YORK.” The New York Times. New York, N.Y: New York Times Company, December 31, 1981, Section C, Page 11, Late (East Coast) edition. https://www.nytimes.com/1981/12/31/movies/at-modern-lumet-s-love-affair-with-new-york.html?searchResultPosition=1 (Accessed 11/18/21)

    "King ruled suburban shtick". Variety. May 17, 2004 - May 23, 2004. https://advance.lexis.com/api/document?collection=news&id=urn:contentItem:4CDB-24S0-0006-718Y-00000-00&context=1516831 . (Accessed 11/16/21)

    Murf. 1968. Film review: Bye Bye Braverman. Variety(Archive: 1905-2000). Feb 07, https://www.proquest.com/magazines/film-review-bye-braverman/docview/963107547/se-2?accountid=11578  (accessed November 18, 2021).

    “New Movies: Bye Bye Braverman.” Time. (3/15/1968) https://web.archive.org/web/20101106001422/http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,838055,00.html(Accessed 11/18/21)

    Nixon, Rob. “Bye Bye Braverman.” (1968) - Turner Classic Movies. Turner Classic Movies, July 22, 2015. https://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/23007/bye-bye-braverman/#articles-reviews?articleId=1104938.

    Phillips, Michael. 2021. Emblems of another time [corrected 03/27/2021]: A wink from jessica walter and a smile from George Segal meant everything. Chicago Tribune, Mar 27, 2021.

    https://www.proquest.com/newspapers/emblems-another-time-corrected-03-27-2021/docview/2505632657/se-2?accountid=11578 (accessed November 18, 2021).

    Zipperstein, Steven J. “‘Commentary’ and American Jewish Culture in the 1940s and 1950s.” Jewish social studies 3, no. 2 (1997): 18–28.






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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Crimes & Misdemeanors (1989)

    Crimes & Misdemeanors (1989)

    An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife while a married documentary filmmaker finds himself infatuated with a colleague. Tune in as Chris talks Dostoyevsky, Guilt, & Existentialism as the LSCE screens Woody Allen's  dark comedy cult classic "Crimes & Misdemeanors." 

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    Works Cited:

    Bachman, Gregg. “Crimes and Misdemeanors: Reflections on Reflexivity.” Chapter 8. Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Film Directors: A Companion to Woody Allen, 2013. 170-187

    Canby, Vincent. ‘Review: Crimes and Misdemeanors, New From Woody Allen.’ New York Times. October 13th, 1989. Accessed 11/11/21 https://www.nytimes.com/1989/10/13/movies/review-film-crimes-and-misdemeanors-new-from-woody-allen.html

    Ebert, Roger. “Crimes and Misdeameanors.” Chicago Sun Times. October 13th, 1989. Accessed 11/10/21 http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/crimes-and-misdemeanors-1989

    Girgus, Sam B. The Films of Woody Allen 2nd ed. Cambridge ;: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

    Kemply, Rita. ‘Review Crimes and Misdemeanors.’ The Washington Post. October 13th, 1989. Accessed 11/11/21.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/movies/videos/crimesandmisdemeanorspg13kempley_a09fe2.htm

    Zierler, Wendy. “Looking and Listening Differently: Crimes and Misdemeanors, II Samuel 11–12 and #MeToo.” Nashim : a journal of Jewish women’s studies & gender issues, no. 38 (2021): 93–118.




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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Defending Your Life (1991)

    Defending Your Life (1991)

    An advertising executive dies in a car accident & wakes in an afterlife where souls are judged in a trial to see if they are worthy of moving on to the next phase of existence when he happens to find and fall in love with his soul mate. Tune in as Chris talks Rip Torn, Conquering Fear, & BMW’s as the LSCE screens the 1991 cerebral comedy “Defending Your Life.” Join us!

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    Works Cited:

    Alleva, Richard. “Heaven Without Hassles -- Defending Your Life Starring Albert Brooks.” Commonweal. New York: Commonweal Foundation, 1991.

    Ebert, Roger. Albert Brooks Defends His Cinematic Life. April 7, 1991. Accessed 11/3/2021. https://www.rogerebert.com/interviews/albert-brooks-defends-his-cinematic-life

    Johnson, Brian D. “A Trip to Club Dead -- Defending Your Life Directed by Albert Brooks.” Maclean’s. Toronto: St. Joseph Communications, 1991.

    https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1991/4/1/a-trip-to-club-dead

    Kauffmann, Stanley. “Fantasies -- Defending Your Life Directed by Albert Brooks / Paris Is Burning Directed by Jennie Livingston.” The New Republic. Washington: New Republic, 1991.

    https://www.proquest.com/docview/212842776?pq-origsite=primo&accountid=11578

    Olsen, Mark. Defending Your Life at 30. Why Albert Books’ view of afterlife bureaucracy Endures. Los Angeles Times. March 30th, 2021. Accessed 11/4/21. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2021-03-30/albert-brooks-rerelease-defending-your-life-meryl-streep

    Wood, Jennifer. ‘Defending You Life’ at 25: Albert Brooks on Making a Comedy Classic. Rolling Stone. March 22, 2016. Accessed 11/4/21. https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-news/defending-your-life-at-25-albert-brooks-on-making-a-comedy-classic-178596/


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Groundhog Day (1993)

    Groundhog Day (1993)

    An acerbic weatherman finds himself trapped living the same day over and over again until he can find personal enlightenment. Tune in as Chris talks Bedroom Communities, Ameliorating Suffering, and personal rifts as the LSCE screens the 1993 comedy classic “Groundhog Day.” Join us!

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    Works Cited:

    Acuna, Kristen. “Why Michael Keaton Turned Down the Chance to Star in ‘Groundhog Day’ and ‘Lost.’” Business Insider. Oct 14, 2014. Accessed October 24, 2021.

    https://web.archive.org/web/20200507203849/https://www.businessinsider.com/michael-keaton-turned-down-caddyshack-lost-2014-10?r=US&IR=T

    https://www.almanac.com/weather/history/IL/Crystal%20Lake/1992-03-16

    Boon, Brian. “How Harold Ramis and Bill Murray Ended Their Feud and Other Things We Learned in This Memoir. Vulture. June 5th, 2018. Accessed October 25, 2021.

    https://www.vulture.com/2018/06/how-harold-ramis-and-bill-murray-ended-their-feud.html

    Ebert, Roger. Groundhog Day. Chicago Sun Times. February 12th, 1993. Accessed October 25, 2021.

    https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/groundhog-day-1993

    “Groundhog Day (1993): No Time Like the Present.” In The Fantasy Film, 92–103. Oxford, UK: Wiley‐Blackwell, 2010.

    Gleiberman, Owen. Groundhog Day. Entertainment Weekly. February 12th, 1993. Accessed October 27th, 2021. https://archive.today/20200429205253/https://ew.com/article/1993/02/12/groundhog-day-3/

    Glausser, Wayne. “Groundhog Day at 25: Conflict and Inspiration at the Tipping Point of Seasonal Genres.” The journal of religion and film 23, no. 1 (2019): 0_1–21.

    Masling, Janet. Groundhog Day. The New York Times. February 12th, 1993. Accessed October 25th, 2021. https://www.nytimes.com/1993/02/12/movies/review-film-bill-murray-battles-pittsburgh-time-warp.html

    Metz, Nina. “‘Groundhog Day’ Producer Revisits a Classic: Trevor Albert Details Some Challenges in Making 1993 Comedy.” Chicago Tribune (1963). Chicago, Ill: Tribune Interactive, LLC, 2016. 2/9/2016

    Accessed: https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/ct-groundhog-day-trevor-albert-ent-0210-20160209-column.html

    THR Staff. “Happy Groundhog Day: Here’s 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie.” The Hollywood Reporter. February 2, 2015. Accessed Oct 26, 2021.

    Tobolowsky, Stephen. The Dangerous Animals Club. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012. Pg. 253.

    Welk, Brian. “ ‘Groundhog Day’: How a Gypsy Curse Almost Ruined the Movie.” The Wrap. February 1st, 2020. Accessed October 25, 2021.

    https://web.archive.org/web/20200411050431/https://www.thewrap.com/groundhog-day-25-gypsy-curse/


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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Motel Hell (1980)

    Motel Hell (1980)

    Stop by the "Motel Hello" where friendly farmer Vincent and his sister abduct and process local travelers for the special smoked meats that they are locally renowned for. Tune is as Chris talks being red wine drunk, satire, & “daddy issues” as the LSCE screens the 1980 cult horror comedy “Motel Hell.” Join us!

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    Works Cited:

    Ebert, Roger (January 1, 1980). "Motel Hell". Roger Ebert. Chicago: Ebert Digital LLC. Retrieved October 18, 2021.

    Har. (1980, Oct 22). Film review: Motel hell. Variety (Archive: 1905-2000), 300, 24. Retrieved from https://www.proquest.com/magazines/film-review-motel-hell/docview/1286172117/se-2?accountid=11578

    HARMETZ, ALJEAN. “QUICK END OF LOW-BUDGET HORROR-FILM CYCLE SEEN.” The New York Times. New York, N.Y: New York Times Company, Oct 2, 1980, Section T, Pg 15

    "International: 'Motel Hell' Wraps." 1980.Variety (Archive: 1905-2000), Jun 25, 42. https://www.proquest.com/magazines/international-motel-hell-wraps/docview/1505745903/se-2?accountid=11578

    Laurence, Gerald. 1980. MOTEL HELL. Boxoffice. Nov 01, https://www.proquest.com/magazines/motel-hell/docview/1505896232/se-2?accountid=11578 (accessed October 19, 2021).

    Rory Calhoun & Nancey Parsons. Motel Hell, DVD Commentary. Directed by Kevin Connor.(1980; Los Angeles: Scream Factory. 2014).

    Check out our Guest- Peter Martin. Love his stuff? You Should! Find his work at: https://chunkmcbeefchest.com/ 


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    • 1 hr 19 min

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