Houselights: A Film Director Podcast

Houselights: A Film Director Podcast

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Hall of Ephron - 133 - You've Got Mail
May 25, 2023

Released in 1998 and directed by Nora Ephron, this delightful film not only showcases the remarkable on-screen chemistry between Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks but also explores the evolving dynamics of human

Hall of Ephron - 132 - Sleepless in Seattle
May 19, 2023

"Sleepless in Seattle" holds a special place in the hearts of many for its endearing performances and unique premise. However, a critical examination reveals a film that falls victim to predictability

House of Reiner - 131 - When Harry Met Sally
May 11, 2023

In the realm of romantic comedies, few films have achieved the level of iconic status and enduring charm as Rob Reiner's 1989 masterpiece, "When Harry Met Sally." This delightful film, written by Nora

House of Reiner - 130 - The Princess Bride
May 05, 2023

Rob Reiner's "The Princess Bride" is a classic film that has stood the test of time. Its witty writing, engaging characters, and unique blend of genres make it an entertaining and heartfelt movie. The

House of Reiner - 129 - Stand By Me
April 27, 2023

Rob Reiners 1986 film Stand By Me is a classic coming-of-age story that continues to resonate with audiences to this day. Based on Stephen Kings novella The Body, the film follows a group of fou

House of Reiner - 128 - The Sure Thing
April 20, 2023

"The Sure Thing" may have been a hit in the 1980s, its portrayal of women, questionable humor, and unsatisfying ending make it a film that is difficult to recommend in the present day. While it's impo

House of Reiner - 127 - This is Spinal Tap
April 13, 2023

Despite its initial lackluster box office performance, "This is Spinal Tap" has gained a loyal following over the years, becoming a cultural phenomenon that has influenced countless comedians and film

House of Kubrick - 126 - 2001
April 06, 2023

Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" is a groundbreaking science fiction film that has captivated audiences and critics alike since its release in 1968. Known for its enigmatic and thought-provok

House of Kubrick - 125 - Dr Strangelove
March 31, 2023

Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is a 1964 political satire film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The film is a dark comedy that explores the political tensions betwee

House of Kubrick - 124 - Lolita
March 23, 2023

"Lolita" is a controversial and thought-provoking film directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on the novel of the same name by Vladimir Nabokov. Released in 1962, the film tells the story of a middle-aged