Sound on Film

Fridays

Each week, hosts Chris Ritter and Robert Kahne will discuss the latest film releases and critique interesting movies in Louisville theaters.

With five years of experience in blogging and podcasting on the film industry, Sound on Film host Chris Ritter is a freelance filmmaker and screenwriter obsessed with the latest and greatest in modern film.

Co-host Robert Kahne is himself an avid film blogger and social media savant.

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7:46 am
Sat February 15, 2014

Sound on Film Podcast: Louisville's Mike Fitzer Talks 'Pleased to Meet Me' and Kentucky Filmmaking

Our review of "The LEGO Movie," alongside an interview with Louisville-based, Emmy award-winning filmmaker Mike Fitzer ahead of the Kentucky premiere of his film "Pleased to Meet Me."

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.

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.

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Special thanks to house band Discount Guns.

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Podcast
1:00 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Sound on Film Podcast: 'Her,' 'The Act of Killing'

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On this episode, our review of Academy Award Best Picture nominee "Her" from “Where the Wild Things Are” director Spike Jonze, as well as the startling documentary "The Act of Killing," itself a nominee in the Best Doc category.

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Podcast
7:02 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Sound on Film Podcast: The Best Movies of 2013

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Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.

This is it. The super-sized Best of 2013 episode detailing our absolute favorite movies of the year, alongside some memorable onscreen moments.

Joined by guest panelist Adam Stovall, a screenwriter and film journalist for Creative Screenwriting Magazine, this is the one where we leave it all on the table.

Hope you remembered your tux, because here we go.

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Arts and Humanities
5:37 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Sound on Film: 'Mandela,' 'Escape From Tomorrow'

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Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.

On this episode, our reviews of the Idris Elba-starring biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and no-budge psychological horror “Escape from Tomorrow,” which was secretly shot inside Disney World without the company’s permission.

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Podcast
2:32 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Sound on Film: 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Philomena'

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Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL's Sound on Film.

On this episode, our thoughts on Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street," starring frequent Scorsese collaborator Leonardo DiCaprio, as well as "Philomena," starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan.

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Podcast
1:50 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Sound on Film: 'American Hustle,' 'The Hunt'

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Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.

On this episode, our thoughts on director David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook” follow-up “American Hustle”, 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 “The Hunt”, a strong contender for the Oscar for best foreign picture, starring Mads Mikkelsen.

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.

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Podcast
1:00 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Sound on Film: 'Desolation of Smaug,' 'Nebraska'

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Hello brave listener and welcome to WFPL’s Sound on Film.

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.

But first it’s news from around the filmosphere, with a discussion of the recently announced Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild nominations, a new project bringing together three of 2013’s best young actors, and surprisingly, a little Childish Gambino.

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Podcast
7:00 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Sound on Film: 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Prince Avalanche'

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On this episode of Sound on Film we offer our thoughts on director Scott Cooper’s “Crazy Heart” followup “Out of the Furnace”, starring Christian Bale and Casey Affleck, as well as “Prince Avalanche," a refreshingly minimalist indie comedy from raunchy-com director David Gordon Green (Eastbound and Down, Pineapple Express).

But first, it’s Around the Filmosphere, with word of a second FX series for comedian Louis C.K., “Spectacular Now” director James Ponsoldt’s push for a Hillary Clinton biopic at Lionsgate, and a new segment of micro-stories called Gut Check (insert echo, echo, echo).

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Local News
5:12 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

WFPL Launching Film Podcast: Sound on Film

Starting this week, WFPL will bring you a new program: Sound on Film.

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.

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Podcast
2:29 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Sound on Film: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Dallas Buyers Guide'

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On this episode of Sound on Film, we offer our thoughts on the critically acclaimed “12 Years a Slave” from “Shame” director Steve McQueen, as well as “Dallas Buyers Club," the latest in what has been an impressive string of roles for actor Matthew McConaughey.

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