hollywood podcasts

ClandesTime 179 – The Philosophy and Politics of Superman

Superman is one of the world’s most recognisable cultural icons. A symbol of human idealism, he...

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Subscriber Podcast #32 – The Looming Tower

On this feature-length subscriber podcast I analyse the Hulu TV drama The Looming Tower (based on...

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Subscriber Podcast #33 – American Moon

Did we really go to the moon? Yes, probably, but American Moon is an epic 3 1/2 hour documentary...

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ClandesTime 189 – An Alternative History of Al Qaeda: Omar Nasiri

Omar Nasiri was a Moroccan who spent 6 years spying on Al Qaeda for several European intelligence...

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ClandesTime 191 – The ‘Disguised’ Political Film in Hollywood

Why isn’t the ‘political film’ a genre of cinema? Hollywood puts out a consistent stream of...

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Subscriber Podcast #35 – China, Censorship and South Park

Over the last few weeks a storm has been brewing about the Chinese government’s censorship of...

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Subscriber Podcast #36 – The LAPD’s Hollywood Office

Just like many federal agencies the Los Angeles Police Department have a dedicated entertainment...

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ClandesTime 198 – The Day Shall Come

The Day Shall Come is the latest film from Chris Morris, the maker of Four Lions, and tells the...

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Subscriber Podcast #37 – The CIA, Torture and Hollywood

Perhaps the most insidious rewriting of recent history by Hollywood is Zero Dark Thirty‘s...

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Subscribercast #38 – The Negotiator and Israel’s Nuclear Smuggling Ring

When you think of radical or counter-establishment films the 1998 thriller The Negotiator...

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ClandesTime 200 – Extravaganza

To mark the 200th episode of this podcast I decided to combine several ideas into an open buffet...

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ClandesTime 201 – Thirteen Days and the Cuban Missile Crisis

In 1962 the US and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile...

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Subscribercast #40 – Lockdown: The Dark Side of Social Distancing

In this subscriber-only podcast I explore the haphazard and irrational implementation of the...

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Lockdown: The Dark Side of Social Distancing (FULL EPISODE)

After many of my patreon subscribers said I should make the full podcast available to everyone I...

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Subscribercast #41 – Keeping Amused

In these times of strife, confusion, hostility and boredom it is important to keep ourselves...

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Myths on Screen – The Full Series

This three-part radio documentary produced by CBC (and featuring Matt, Tanner Mirrlees and...

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ClandesTime 207 – Hidden Agenda vs ‘71

There are dozens of films about the ‘Troubles’ but very few of them engage with the...

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Subscribercast #43 – Media Breakdown: Hollywood and Copaganda

On this month’s subscribercast I break down and analyse an interview by the Hollywood...

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ClandesTime 209 – Good Riddance to Homeland

In this episode I welcome back friend and journalist James Oddy so we could discuss the 8th and...

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ClandesTime 210 – Conspiracy Theories: Cultural Marxism in Hollywood

‘Cultural Marxism’ is a term that these days is almost exclusively used by hard right...

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