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Pop culture conversations with today's innovators, entertainers and newsmakers - podcast hosted by Christina Jeurling Birro.

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Pop culture conversations with today's innovators, entertainers and newsmakers - podcast hosted by Christina Jeurling Birro.

    243: Emmys 2021 Predictions Special! With critic Thelma Adams

    243: Emmys 2021 Predictions Special! With critic Thelma Adams

    Ted Lasso! The Crown! Get your ballots ready for Emmys 2021! Critic and writer Thelma Adams joins Christina as they predict this exciting year ahead of the Emmys telecast on Sunday the 19th.
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    • 39 min
    242: Our Venice Film Festival dispatch part two! On location with critic John Bleasdale

    242: Our Venice Film Festival dispatch part two! On location with critic John Bleasdale

    Welcome to part two of our Venice Film Festival dispatch! Critic, writer & host of the ‘Writers on Film’ podcast John Bleasdale joins Christina, in Venice, to talk about the the 2021 festival and review & discuss the films they have seen.
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    • 57 min
    241: Ciao Venezia! Critic John Bleasdale joins us to talk about what to expect from the Venice Film Festival 2021!

    241: Ciao Venezia! Critic John Bleasdale joins us to talk about what to expect from the Venice Film Festival 2021!

    In part 1 of our Venice Film Festival special writer & critic John Bleasdale (The Guardian, Sight & Sound) talks to Christina about some of the movies, directors and performances they are most looking forward to at the festival: Almodovar, Sorrentino, Campion, Ridley Scott! Pablo Larraín imagines the days leading up to Diana and Charles divorce. The premiere of the much anticipated Dune. A LOT is discussed on this episode ahead of the fest next week.
    And in part 2 Christina & John will meet up at Venice Film Festival for further discussions!
    Don’t miss John Bleasdale’s new podcast Writers on Film!
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    • 53 min
    240: Jonas Poher Rasmussen director of the extraordinary, Sundance award winning documentary 'Flee'

    240: Jonas Poher Rasmussen director of the extraordinary, Sundance award winning documentary 'Flee'

    Director Jonas Poher Rasmussen joins us to talk about his remarkable animated documentary 'Flee"‘.
    The Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner ‘FLEE ‘tells the story of Amin, who through a series of interviews with Rasmussen, tells his dramatic journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan to Denmark in the 1980s & grappling with his traumatic past.
    Riz Ahmed and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau are set to star, as lead voice actors, in the upcoming English version.
    Flee (Flykt) premieres in Sweden on August 20th, Tristar. And rolls out in other territories through the fall & winter 2021.
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    • 28 min
    239: The Britney Spears case, #freebritney and Britneys fight for freedom. With culture writer Constance Grady (vox.com)

    239: The Britney Spears case, #freebritney and Britneys fight for freedom. With culture writer Constance Grady (vox.com)

    Culture writer Constance Grady (vox.com) joins us to talk about Britney Spears court case which she has followed closely, the #freebritney movement, how it has started major discussions on reforming conservatorships, the cultural implications and what will be happening going forward.
    Grady recently written a series of articles “The Purity Chronicles” where she examines the bubblegum misogyny of pop culture and looks back at the sexual and gendered mores of the late ’90s and 2000s.
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    • 26 min
    238: Emmys & Venice & Gucci, oh my! Erik Anderson (AwardsWatch) is back with all the latest on movies, festivals & TV!

    238: Emmys & Venice & Gucci, oh my! Erik Anderson (AwardsWatch) is back with all the latest on movies, festivals & TV!

    Erik Anderson, editor-in-chief of AwardsWatch, is BACK! We have a great conversation about the Venice Film Festival line-up, the Cannes winners, early Emmy predictions and those incredible House of Gucci posters. Listen now!
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    • 42 min

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