A weekly podcast in which we compare and contrast films to discover new insights and context for (mostly foreign and independent) films both new and old. Our panel always features at least 50% women, and is a combination of critics, film lovers, and academics.
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We loved Julia Ducournau's Raw. On this episode, find out what we think about her follow-up, the Palme d'Or winning Titane.
This episode features Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney, Executive Editor Orla Smith, and Editor-at-Large Mary Angela Rowe. It is a sequel to Episode 112: The modern female monsters of Raw and Thelma.
Content warning: This episode discusses body mutilation.
The North Water
This episode focuses on site favourite Andrew Haigh's newest project, The North Water, starring Jack O'Connell and Colin Farrell. We discuss how this on-the-surface unusual work fits into Haigh's thematic interests.
This episode features Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney, Executive Editor Orla Smith, Associate Editor Brett Pardy, and special guest Fiona Underhill. It also features an excerpt from Alex's interview with Andrew Haigh.
Saoirse Ronan and James McArdle in The Tragedy of Macbeth at the Almeida Theatre (Excerpt)
The Tragedy of Macbeth at the Almeida Theatre was live streamed from October 27-30. We chat about Saoirse Ronan's and James McArdle's dynamite performances, the show's staging, and its attempts to give livestreamed theatre a cinematic look.
This episode features Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney, Executive Editor Orla Smith, and Editor-at-Large Mary Angela Rowe
Virtual Film Festivals: Taking Stock of Their Past, Present, and Future
Alex and Orla are joined by critic and programmer C. J. Prince to examine the future of virtual film festivals from the perspectives of critics, distributors, festival programmers, and new audiences.
Announcement on Our New Podcast Format
We are making a few changes to our podcast schedule
Watching Lena Dunham's Girls in 2021 (Excerpt)
Our new podcast format with member's only bonus episodes every second week debuts. Alex interviews Orla about what it's like watching Girls separated from the weekly episode discourse. Alex and Orla discuss the difficult of reading shows with empathy for terrible people, great acting, and the difference between Hana and Lena Dunham.
Francis Lee and Kate Winslet did not need make up for the hands to look raw since Kate worked for weeks hunting for fossils in preparation for shooting. It’s in all her interviews.
Wonderful analysis, apart from this tiny detail.
Very well done
Like many others as of late I found out about the wonderful women of Seventh Row because of their ebook on Céline Sciamma. Since purchasing that book I have indulged myself in their thoughtful and insightful conversations about film and filmmakers via their podcast and their writings. I have REALLY enjoyed their Lockdown Film School series and urge others to listen to some really fine and enlightening conversations about film. I am also enjoying learning more about Canadian film and filmmakers.
My favorite film podcast
Orla and Alex are incredibly insightful and have great taste in film. I love how they actually let their guests talk and truly listen to them! Between this, the site, and all of the ebooks, you really can’t go wrong with Seventh Row.