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Fade To Black is a weekly film culture podcast co-hosted by film critics Hanna Flint (@hannaflint), Clarisse Loughrey (@clarisselou) and Amon Warmann (@amonwarmann). It takes a deep dive into the latest movie news, hot cinema takes and reviews the best new releases all in one place.

It also gives listeners a chance to hear from some of the brightest stars of cinema through exclusive interviews with major talent. The podcast champions inclusivity by covering a broad spectrum of film and culture topics so that listeners can discover a diverse range of movies to seek out.

Fade To Black Amon Warmann, Hanna Flint, and Clarisse Loughrey

    • TV & Film
    • 3.3 • 4 Ratings

Fade To Black is a weekly film culture podcast co-hosted by film critics Hanna Flint (@hannaflint), Clarisse Loughrey (@clarisselou) and Amon Warmann (@amonwarmann). It takes a deep dive into the latest movie news, hot cinema takes and reviews the best new releases all in one place.

It also gives listeners a chance to hear from some of the brightest stars of cinema through exclusive interviews with major talent. The podcast champions inclusivity by covering a broad spectrum of film and culture topics so that listeners can discover a diverse range of movies to seek out.

    Episode 80: Sidney, Don’t Worry Darling, Catherine Called Birdy, Andor, with Diego Luna and Genevieve O’Reilly

    Episode 80: Sidney, Don’t Worry Darling, Catherine Called Birdy, Andor, with Diego Luna and Genevieve O’Reilly

    This week… Reginald Hudlin captures the legacy of Sidney Poitier in his new Apple TV+ documentary, SIDNEY (07:52), and Olivia Wilde welcomes us to Victory, the town that seems a little too good to be true, in her psychological thriller DON’T WORRY DARLING (20:20). Plus, we take a trip back to 1290 for Lena Dunham’s medieval romp, CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY (45:59).

    And, in our HOT TAKE, Diego Luna ignites the spark that'll light the fire of rebellion in Disney+’s latest Star Wars series, ANDOR. Clarisse speaks to Luna (01:08:29) and Mon Mothma herself, Genevieve O’Reilly (01:18:28), while we break down the first three episodes (01:28:58).

    If you’d like to join the conversation or suggest a Hot Take for the gang to discuss tweet us at @FadeToBlackPod

    Follow us: @amonwarmann, @clarisselou, @hannaflint

    If you like the show do subscribe, leave a review and rate us too!

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Episode 79 (LIVE): Ticket to Paradise, Hatching, Funny Pages, with Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù

    Episode 79 (LIVE): Ticket to Paradise, Hatching, Funny Pages, with Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù

    This week… the Fade To Black Podcast was LIVE from Kings Place for the London Podcast Festival! Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù joined us onstage (04:23) to talk MR. MALCOLM’S LIST and GANGS OF LONDON. Then the team book their TICKET TO PARADISE (31:49) for the new George Clooney and Julia Roberts rom-com; decide if Hanna Bergholm’s new body horror HATCHING (46:45) is EGG-excellent or not; and discuss Owen Kline’s coming-of-age debut, FUNNY PAGES (01:00:53). Then, in our HOT TAKE (01:12:03), we talk about all the exciting news coming out of D23, including Thunderbolts, season 3 of The Mandalorian, and Indy 5.

    If you made it down to Kings Place to see us live, thank you so much! If you didn’t, hopefully this gives you a good idea of the fun vibes you missed out on! Maybe we’ll see you at the next one. Enjoy!

    If you’d like to join the conversation or suggest a Hot Take for the gang to discuss tweet us at @FadeToBlackPod

    Follow us: @amonwarmann, @clarisselou, @hannaflint

    If you like the show do subscribe, leave a review and rate us too!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 78: Crimes of the Future, Bodies Bodies Bodies, Pinocchio, with Howard Shore

    Episode 78: Crimes of the Future, Bodies Bodies Bodies, Pinocchio, with Howard Shore

    This week… Amon chats to THE Howard Shore (11:17) about his score for CRIMES OF THE FUTURE, and then the team reviews David Cronenberg’s latest film (34:00). It’s a Gen Z bloodbath in Halina Reijn’s murder-mystery slasher flick BODIES BODIES BODIES (50:16), and when you wish upon a live-action remake, you get Robert Zemeckis’ PINOCCHIO (01:04:38). And, in our HOT TAKE (01:28:03), we pick apart the racist backlash to Prime Video’s new series THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER.

    And we’re doing a live podcast at the London Podcast Festival THIS THURSDAY (September 15)! Book your tickets here: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/fade-to-black/

    If you’d like to join the conversation or suggest a Hot Take for the gang to discuss tweet us at @FadeToBlackPod

    Follow us: @amonwarmann, @clarisselou, @hannaflint

    If you like the show do subscribe, leave a review and rate us too!

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Episode 77: Three Thousand Years of Longing, The Forgiven, The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power, with Alexandra Anger and Monica Pavez

    Episode 77: Three Thousand Years of Longing, The Forgiven, The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power, with Alexandra Anger and Monica Pavez

    This week, Clarisse chats to Alexandra Anger and Monica Pavez, the team behind all those uncanny prosthetics in David Cronenberg’s new body horror, CRIMES OF THE FUTURE (08:44). We review George Miller’s THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING (32:39) dreams of love between a woman and a magical Djinn. Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain bring death and white privilege to the Moroccan desert in John Michael McDonagh’s THE FORGIVEN (51:13).

    … plus, in our HOT take (1:06:49), we delve into the first two episodes of Prime Video’s THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER. Sure, it can take the Ring to Mordor, but does it know the way?

    And we’re doing a live podcast at the London Podcast Festival on Thursday, September 15! Book your tickets here: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/fade-to-black/

    If you’d like to join the conversation or suggest a Hot Take for the gang to discuss tweet us at @FadeToBlackPod

    Follow us: @amonwarmann, @clarisselou, @hannaflint

    If you like the show do subscribe, leave a review and rate us too!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 76: Beast, Mr. Malcolm’s List, Official Competition, with Sharlto Copley

    Episode 76: Beast, Mr. Malcolm’s List, Official Competition, with Sharlto Copley

    This week, Amon has a chat with Sharlto Copley about BEAST (16:05), and then the team talk about Idris Elba going mano a mano with a lion in Baltasar Kormákur’s latest (36:18). We see how many of the requirements we check off on MR MALCOLM’S LIST (50:40), as we review Emma Holly Jones’s Regency comedy. And Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas turn the lens on themselves in filmmaking satire OFFICIAL COMPETITION (01:06:04).

    Plus, in our HOT TAKE (01:17:07), with The Sandman, House of the Dragon, and Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power all either released or on the verge of release, we discuss what show is best equipped to fill the void of Game of Thrones, or if pursuing that goal is folly.

    And we’re doing a live podcast at the London Podcast Festival on Thursday September 15! Book your tickets here: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/fade-to-black/

    If you’d like to join the conversation or suggest a Hot Take for the gang to discuss tweet us at @FadeToBlackPod

    Follow us: @amonwarmann, @clarisselou, @hannaflint

    If you like the show do subscribe, leave a review and rate us too!

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Episode 75: I Came By, Orphan: First Kill, She-Hulk, with Emma Holly Jones

    Episode 75: I Came By, Orphan: First Kill, She-Hulk, with Emma Holly Jones

    This week, Hanna chats to the debut filmmaker behind British period romp MR MALCOLM’S List Emma Holly Jones (9:36). We check out Netflix’s latest Brit social thriller I CAME BY (42:38) starring George McKay and Kelly McDonald. Esther is back in the horror prequel ORPHAN: FIRST KILL (58:53) and plus, in our HOT TAKE (1:15:19), we discuss the arrival of She-Hulk - the latest Disney+ series

    And we’re doing a live podcast at the London Podcast Festival on Thursday September 15! Book your tickets here: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/fade-to-black/



    If you’d like to join the conversation or suggest a Hot Take for the gang to discuss tweet us at @FadeToBlackPod



    Follow us: @amonwarmann, @clarisselou, @hannaflint



    If you like the show do subscribe, leave a review and rate us too!

    • 1 hr 41 min

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