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Hosted by straight, white, cis-gendered American male Ben Miller, a diverse group of guests talk about the films they love that specifically targeted for them and their specific tastes. This is a podcast about empathy, through film.

Target Audience Benjamin Miller

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Hosted by straight, white, cis-gendered American male Ben Miller, a diverse group of guests talk about the films they love that specifically targeted for them and their specific tastes. This is a podcast about empathy, through film.

    Koyaanisqatsi (1982) Targets Sam Meltzer

    Koyaanisqatsi (1982) Targets Sam Meltzer

    This episode of Target Audience welcomes podcaster and filmmaker Sam Meltzer.

    Sam is targeted by Godfrey Reggio's experimental film Koyaanisqatsi. Join us as we discuss the stunning visuals, watching films on drugs, and Philip Glass' all-timer score.



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    Death Becomes Her (1992) Targets Diana de la Torre

    Death Becomes Her (1992) Targets Diana de la Torre

    This episode of Target Audience welcomes writer and film critic Diana de la Torre.

    Diana is targeted by Robert Zemeckis' comedy satire Death Becomes Her. Join us as we discuss satirizing vanity, the change of pace for most of the cast, and if Zemeckis can rebound from his recent slump.



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    • 56 min
    Baby Driver (2017) Targets Gal Balaban

    Baby Driver (2017) Targets Gal Balaban

    This episode of Target Audience welcomes critic and content creator Gal Balaban.

    Gal is targeted by Edgar Wright's action thriller Baby Driver. Join us as we discuss the high-speed action, the career of Edgar Wright, and the diverging careers of the cast.



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    • 50 min
    Memento (2000) Targets Rick Treon

    Memento (2000) Targets Rick Treon

    This episode of Target Audience welcomes author and actor Rick Treon.

    Rick is targeted by Christopher Nolan's memory thriller Memento. Join us as we discuss the screenplay structure, the career of Nolan, and how memory plays tricks on you.



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    • 58 min
    Dial M for Murder (1954) Targets Emily Nesbitt

    Dial M for Murder (1954) Targets Emily Nesbitt

    This episode of Target Audience welcomes podcaster Emily Nesbitt.

    Emily is targeted by Alfred Hitchcock's thriller Dial M for Murder. Join us as we discuss the stage-to-screen adaptation, Grace Kelly and Ray Milland, and underrated Hitchcock films.



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    • 49 min
    Josie and the Pussycats (2001) Targets Grace Aki

    Josie and the Pussycats (2001) Targets Grace Aki

    This episode of Target Audience welcomes actress and podcaster Grace Aki.

    Grace is targeted by Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan's musical comedy Josie and the Pussycats. Join us as we discuss the biting satire, the musical brilliance, and breaking down the reasons for the film's failure.



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    • 47 min

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