January 5, 2020
That heart wrenching closeup. That iconic buzzcut. That performance many think is one of Cate Blanchett's best. This week Murtada Elfadl welcomes Kyle Stevens to discuss Heaven (2002), directed by Tom Tykwer.Support the show
December 29, 2019
No new episode because of the holidays, however we are looking back at our first 12 episodes and what we learned about the films of Cate Blanchett so far.Support the show
December 22, 2019
We are going avant garde because "art is supposed to be radical." Murtada Elfadl welcomes Shelley Farmer to discuss Waiting for the Artist (2019), an episode of Documentary Now, and the film Manifesto (2017) which started as an art installation.Support the show
December 15, 2019
A sea expedition to find a killer shark. A riff on Jacques Cousteau. Cate Blanchett enters the quirky and unique world of Wes Anderson. Murtada welcomes producer and filmmaker Erica Mann to discuss The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004).Support the show
December 8, 2019
This week Murtada welcomes Kate Halliwell, who writes for The Ringer and hosts Tea Time podcast to discuss Ocean's 8 and the period post Carol (2015) which they both consider to be Blanchett's peak celebrity and pop culture power.Support the show
November 24, 2019
We are going big this week. Big movie. Big performance. Murtada welcomes Gavin Mevius, co-host of The Mixed Reviews Podcast to discuss Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).Support the show
November 17, 2019
One of Cate Blanchett’s earliest films finds her working in Australia with Gillian Armstrong and Ralph Fiennes. It's an odd, eccentric but very feminist tale. Hosted by Murtada Elfadl with Andy Stewart.Support the show
November 8, 2019
Perhaps Cate Blanchett's least seen film, at least in the United States, Litte Fish (2005) is gritty and scrappy and unlike anything in her filmography. Hosted by Murtada Elfadl with Valerie Complex.Support the show
November 3, 2019
This week we discuss one of the most popular films Cate Blanchett has ever been in, yet oddly unrecognized as one of her signature parts. It's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), directed by David Fincher and co-starring Brad Pitt. Hosted by Murtada Elfadl with Andrew Kendall.Support the show
October 27, 2019
What happens when an icon of cinema takes on another icon? Well an Oscar for starters. This week we discuss Cate Blanchett's performance as Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator (2004). Hosted by Murtada Elfadl with Manuel Betancourt.Support the show
October 13, 2019
This week we discuss Cate Blanchett's post-Elizabeth (1998) career and in particular The Gift (2000) directed by Sam Raimi. Hosted by Murtada Elfadl with Kieran Scarlett. Support the show
October 6, 2019
Discuaaion of Cate Blanchett's performance in 'I'm Not There'
September 29, 2019
A Podcast Series about the films of Cate Blanchett, hosted by Murtada Elfadl. This week we welcome Jose Solis to discuss The Talented Mr Ripley (1999).
September 20, 2019
A Podcast Series about the films of Cate Blanchett. The acting, the costumes, the awards but mostly: the Blanchett of it all. Hosted by Murtada Elfadl.This week's episode we welcome Teo Bugbee to discuss Elizabeth (1998).
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