Sound on Film http://wfpl.org en Sound on Film Podcast: Louisville's Mike Fitzer Talks 'Pleased to Meet Me' and Kentucky Filmmaking http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-louisvilles-mike-fitzer-talks-pleased-meet-me-and-kentucky-filmmaking <p>Our review of "<span class="c3 c0 c9 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1490017/">The LEGO Movie</a>,</span><span class="c3 c0">" alongside an interview with Louisville-based, Emmy award-winning filmmaker </span><span class="c3 c0 c8 c9"><a class="c1" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1144183/">Mike Fitzer</a></span><span class="c3 c0">&nbsp;ahead of the Kentucky premiere of his film "</span><span class="c3 c0 c9 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://pleasedtomeetmemovie.com/">Pleased to Meet Me</a>.</span><span class="c3 c0">"</span></p><p class="c12 c10"><span class="c0 c3">Plus, news from around the filmosphere, with the latest on Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up to his Oscar nominated documentary "The Act of Killing," and heavyweight casting news for an as-of-yet unnamed Netflix dysfunctional family drama.</span></p><p class="c6"><span class="c3 c0">Robert Kahne fills in for regular host Chris Ritter, who is out of town on a film project for the next few weeks, but joins the conversation via phone from Sebago Lake, Maine. </span></p><p class="c6"><span class="c3 c0">Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.</span></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c0 c4">Subscribe to Sound on Film using this </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/53/rss">link</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Find us on Facebook </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://www.facebook.com/SoundOnFilmWFPL">here</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Find us on Twitter </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://twitter.com/soundonfilmWFPL">here</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Questions? Feedback? Story or guest interview ideas? Contact us at film@wfpl.org.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0">Special thanks to house band </span><span class="c3 c4 c0 c8"><a class="c1" href="http://www.discountgunsband.com/">Discount Guns</a></span><span class="c3 c4 c0">.</span></em></p><p class="c6"><em><span class="c3 c4 c0"><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/134895418&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></span></em></p><p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:46:16 +0000 Chris Ritter 8606 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: Louisville's Mike Fitzer Talks 'Pleased to Meet Me' and Kentucky Filmmaking Sound on Film Podcast: 'Her,' 'The Act of Killing' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-her-act-killing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this episode, our review of Academy Award Best Picture nominee "</span><span class="c1 c0" style="line-height: 1.5;"><a class="c6" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1798709/">Her</a></span><span class="c0" style="line-height: 1.5;">" from “Where the Wild Things Are” director Spike Jonze, as well as the startling documentary "</span><span class="c1 c0" style="line-height: 1.5;"><a class="c6" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2375605/">The Act of Killing</a></span><span class="c0" style="line-height: 1.5;">," itself a nominee in the Best Doc category.</span> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Chris Ritter 8430 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: 'Her,' 'The Act of Killing' Sound on Film Podcast: The Best Movies of 2013 http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-podcast-best-movies-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hello brave listener and welcome to </span>WFPL’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sound on Film.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is it. The super-sized Best of 2013 episode detailing our absolute favorite movies of the year, alongside some memorable onscreen moments.</span></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:02:10 +0000 Chris Ritter 8314 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film Podcast: The Best Movies of 2013 Sound on Film: 'Mandela,' 'Escape From Tomorrow' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-mandela-escape-tomorrow <p>Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.</p><p class="c3"><span class="c0">On this episode, our reviews of the Idris Elba-starring biopic “</span><span class="c6 c0"><a class="c8" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2304771/">Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom</a></span><span class="c0">” and no-budge psychological horror “</span><span class="c0 c6"><a class="c8" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escape_from_Tomorrow">Escape from Tomorrow</a>,</span><span class="c0">” which was secretly shot inside Disney World without the company’s permission.</span></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:37:08 +0000 Chris Ritter 8255 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film: 'Mandela,' 'Escape From Tomorrow' Sound on Film: 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Philomena' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-wolf-wall-street-philomena <p style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.25em; color: rgb(37, 37, 37); font-family: proxima-nova, arial, sans-serif;">Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL's Sound on Film.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:32:46 +0000 Chris Ritter 8113 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film: 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Philomena' Sound on Film: 'American Hustle,' 'The Hunt' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-american-hustle-hunt <p style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.25em; color: rgb(37, 37, 37); font-family: proxima-nova, arial, sans-serif;">Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.25em; color: rgb(37, 37, 37); font-family: proxima-nova, arial, sans-serif;">On this episode, our thoughts on director David O. Russell’s&nbsp;<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1045658/?ref_=nv_sr_1" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(29, 195, 170);">“Silver Linings Playbook”</a>&nbsp;follow-up&nbsp;<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1800241/?ref_=nv_sr_1" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(29, 195, 170);">“American Hustle”</a>, starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner, with enough elaborate hairdos and polyester suits to shake a stick at, as well the Danish film&nbsp;<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2106476/?ref_=nv_sr_1" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(29, 195, 170);">“The Hunt”</a>, a strong contender for the Oscar for best foreign picture, starring Mads Mikkelsen.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.25em; color: rgb(37, 37, 37); font-family: proxima-nova, arial, sans-serif;">But first, it’s new from around the Filmosphere, with a full preview of the Academy Award category for Best Foreign Language film at large, news of comedic actor Paul Rudd’s impending date with some superhero tights, and Netflix’s foray into 4K streaming.</p><p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:50:25 +0000 Chris Ritter 8111 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film: 'American Hustle,' 'The Hunt' Sound on Film: 'Desolation of Smaug,' 'Nebraska' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-desolation-smaug-nebraska <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hello brave listener and welcome to </span>WFPL’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sound on Film.</span></p><p class="c0"><span>On this week’s episode, our thoughts on "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," as well as "Nebraska," the latest from “The Descendents” and “Sideways” director Alexander Payne.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Chris Ritter 7967 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film: 'Desolation of Smaug,' 'Nebraska' Sound on Film: 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Prince Avalanche' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-out-furnace-prince-avalanche <p>On this episode of Sound on Film we offer our thoughts on director <span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0178376/">Scott Cooper</a></span><span class="c0">’s “</span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1263670/">Crazy Heart</a></span><span class="c0">” followup “</span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1206543/">Out of the Furnace</a></span><span class="c0">”, starring </span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/">Christian Bale</a></span><span class="c0">&nbsp;and </span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000729/">Casey Affleck</a></span><span class="c0">, as well as “</span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2195548/">Prince Avalanche</a>,"</span><span class="c0">&nbsp;a refreshingly minimalist indie comedy from raunchy-com director </span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0337773/">David Gordon Green</a></span><span class="c0">&nbsp;(</span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0866442/">Eastbound and Down</a></span><span class="c0">, </span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0910936/">Pineapple Express</a></span><span class="c0">).</span></p><p class="c6"><span class="c0">But first, it’s Around the Filmosphere, with word of a second FX series for comedian </span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0127373/">Louis C.K.</a></span><span class="c0">, “</span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714206/">Spectacular Now</a></span><span class="c0">” director </span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1242054/">James </a></span><span class="c1 c0"><a class="c5" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1242054/">Ponsoldt</a></span><span class="c0">’s</span><span class="c0"> push for a Hillary Clinton biopic at Lionsgate, and a new segment of micro-stories called Gut Check (insert echo, echo, echo).</span></p><p class="c6"><span class="c0">Listen to the podcast below:</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Chris Ritter 7956 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film: 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Prince Avalanche' WFPL Launching Film Podcast: Sound on Film http://wfpl.org/post/wfpl-launching-film-podcast-sound-film <p>Starting this week, WFPL will bring you a new program: Sound on Film.</p><p>It's a weekly podcast hosted by Chris Ritter and Robert Kahne. It's news and reviews, with the occasional special guest from the local or national film scene. Chris and Robert have been hosting the show in some form since they were in college, and we're excited to have their expertise and energy on display for WFPL.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:12:29 +0000 Gabe Bullard 7963 at http://wfpl.org WFPL Launching Film Podcast: Sound on Film Sound on Film: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Dallas Buyers Guide' http://wfpl.org/post/sound-film-12-years-slave-dallas-buyers-guide <p>On this episode of Sound on Film, we offer our thoughts on the critically acclaimed “<span class="c5"><a class="c4" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2024544/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1">12 Years a Slave</a></span><span>” from “</span><span class="c5"><a class="c4" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1723811/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1">Shame</a></span><span>” director </span><span class="c5"><a class="c4" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2588606/?ref_=tt_ov_dr">Steve McQueen</a></span><span>, as well as “</span><span class="c5"><a class="c4" href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790636/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1">Dallas Buyers Club</a></span><span>," the latest in what has been an impressive string of roles for actor </span><span class="c5"><a class="c4" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000190/?ref_=tt_ov_st">Matthew McConaughey</a></span><span>.</span></p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:29:53 +0000 Chris Ritter 7925 at http://wfpl.org Sound on Film: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Dallas Buyers Guide'