FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A weekly podcast by Fairfield resident Phil Hall celebrating films and filmmaking is now in the midst of its second season, with recent episodes examining "The Godfather" and the cult classic Monkees film "Head."
"The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall" is available on Mondays for real-time listening and downloads on the SoundCloud channel. The show offers an original half-hour with creative talent on both sides of the camera, along with visits by leading film critics to ascertain the best choices in theaters, on DVD and on streaming channels.
The podcast's second season has already included interviews with Hollywood icon Karen Allen talking about her acclaimed new film "Year by the Sea," archivist and historian Ben Model detailing his efforts to bring back long-unseen films by silent movie star Marion Davies. Other episodes feature up-and-coming independent film actor Blake French discussing his career as a writer, model and one-time Chippendales dancer, and filmmaker Gary McGee discussing his documentary on the tumultuous life of actress Jean Seberg.
Hall brings three decades of film journalism experience to “The Online Movie Show.” He is the author of the acclaimed books “The History of Independent Cinema” and “The Greatest Bad Movies of All Time,” and his latest book “In Search of Lost Films” was published in 2016 by BearManor Media later this year. His film writing has been featured in The New York Times, Hartford Courant, Wired and American Movie Classics Magazine, and his weekly column “The Bootleg Files” is published online at the Cinema Crazed site.
Click here to listen to episodes of "The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall."
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