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Film Fragments

Film Fragments

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Join host Bryan Sudfield, as he brings on a special guest, every episode by taking fragments of an actor, director and genre to tell you their favorites from their catalogue!
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#21: Nicolas Cage Films

Film Fragments

#21: Nicolas Cage Films

Film Fragments

#22: Disney Animated Films
On episode 22, aka the last Film Fragments in 2020, Bryan welcomes Jenna Weigard to discuss their favorite Disney animated films. Beginning with "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" in 1937, the company has released animated classics one after the other for over eight decades. As the years progressed, Disney became on-and-off with their consistency, but that never stopped them from putting their hearts into film after film. Disney will always remain a staple of our lives until we die and who knows when they'll stop releasing films? With all the money they have, it's doubtful it'll happen anytime soon. Crafting a list of our favorites was nearly impossible, but so worth it simultaneously.  FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW JENNA: Instagram -
December 18, 2020
#21: Nicolas Cage Films
On episode 21, Bryan welcomes Rico Mcpato to discuss their favorite films starring the legendary Nicolas Cage. An Oscar winning actor whose work is so versatile, his career started in the early ‘80s with a small role in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”. His career expanded throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s, tackling a wide variety of projects under different filmmakers one after the other. With a filmography including “Raising Arizona”, “Leaving Las Vegas”, “Adaptation” and “Mandy”, he’s one of the most fascinating actors in the industry. But, he’s unlike any actor working today and that’s incredible. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW RICO: Twitter - Letterboxd -
December 4, 2020
#20: Wes Anderson Films
On episode 20, Bryan welcomes back Kristin Willoughby to discuss their favorite films directed by Wes Anderson. Knowing for his unique and eccentricity storytelling with distinctive visuals, Anderson has been heavily regarded as a modern-day auteur by critics and audiences. His work has been widely celebrated by cinephiles around the globe, since his feature-film debut with "Bottle Rocket" from 1996. Having produced films such as, "The Grand Budapest Hotel", "Moonrise Kingdom", "The Darjeeling Limited" and "The Royal Tenenbaums", Anderson has also delved into animation with "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Isle of Dogs". His stories are filled with wonderful comedic timing, but also with deeper, emotional moments that leave audiences being in awe of his work. There is no other filmmaker out there working today like Anderson. He stands out on his own, which makes us love him even more. Having been nominated for seven Academy Awards, he is certainly bound to win one in the future. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW KRISTIN: Instagram - Letterboxd -
November 13, 2020
#19: Guillermo del Toro Films
On episode 19, Bryan welcomes Brett der Wiese to discuss their favorite films directed by Guillermo del Toro. The acclaimed Mexican filmmaker's work has been characterized by a connection to horror and fairy tales, while incorporating a visually poetic feeling towards them. His appreciation for monsters, practical special effects and religious imagery has been widely appreciated. Having tackled independent dramas like "Cronos" and "The Devil's Backbone" to blockbuster tentpoles like the "Hellboy" films and "Pacific Rim", it wasn't until 2018 when del Toro won his first Academy Award for directing the romantic fantasy "The Shape of Water". His career continues going in fascinating directions and we don't see it going sour for quite some time. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW BRETT: Twitter - Blog -
November 6, 2020
#18: Adam Driver Films
On episode 18, Bryan welcomes Kathia Woods to discuss their favorite films starring Adam Driver. A former Marine, he has only been acting in films since 2011 when making his debut in Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar". Throughout the past decade, Driver has been collaborating with incredible filmmakers one after the other, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, J.J. Abrams and Noah Baumbach. While receiving some notoriety in independent features, it wasn't until he was cast as Kylo Ren in the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy that launched him into a household name. He has been heavily regarded as one of the best actors of his generation and has received two consecutive Oscar nominations for "BlacKkKlansman" and "Marriage Story". The phenomenal line of work Driver has done since his feature film debut is impressive and it'll be exciting what roles he tackles next. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor -  FOLLOW KATHIA: Twitter - Website -
October 23, 2020
#17: Tom Hanks Films
On episode 17, Bryan welcomes Joel Copling to discuss their favorite films starring Tom Hanks. Considered by many as "America's dad", six-time Oscar nominee Hanks has been acting since the early '80s after getting his start by appearing on sitcoms, such as "Happy Days", "Family Ties" and "The Love Boat", as well as the starring role in "Bosom Buddies" and later snagging lead roles in the films: "Splash" and "Bachelor Party". Since 1988's "Big", he has been acting in project after project, including "Saving Private Ryan", "Road to Perdition", "Toy Story" and "Captain Phillips", showing his true versatility as an actor, as well as a director. Hanks won two back-to-back Best Actor Oscars for "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump" respectively. There's no one like Hanks working in the industry today and there'll never be a day where he isn't regarded as one of the best actors of all time. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW JOEL: Twitter - Letterboxd - Website - Podcast -
October 16, 2020
#16: Tim Burton FIlms
On episode 16, Bryan welcomes Michael Groves to discuss their favorite films directed by Tim Burton. The two-time Oscar nominated filmmaker is best known for tackling projects involving gothic fantasy and horror, with films such as "Beetlejuice", "Edward Scissorhands", "Corpse Bride", "Sweeney Todd" and "Frankenweenie". He has also directed blockbusters including "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure", "Batman", "Ed Wood", "Big Fish" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". Since his debut in 1985, Burton has been noted as a visionary filmmaker with a mind unlike any other working in the industry. Frequently working with many talented actors including Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter, as well as composer Danny Elfman, Burton hasn't stepped away from pumping out one film after the other. Compiling a list of our favorites was a challenge, but definitely a wild one that was a blast. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW MICHAEL: Instagram - Letterboxd -
October 9, 2020
#15. Jim Carrey Films
On episode 15, Bryan welcomes Rachel Keaton to discuss their favorite films starring Jim Carrey. The comic actor's career was launched in 1990 after appearing on the sketch series "In Living Color", but expanded even more in 1994 after starring in three back-to-back comedy hits: "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective", "The Mask" and "Dumb and Dumber". He has also starred in popular comedies, such as "Liar Liar", "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", "Bruce Almighty" and the recently-released "Sonic the Hedgehog". Carrey also has ventured into dramatic territory, which garnered him critical acclaim and heavy awards buzz for his performances in "The Truman Show", "Man on the Moon" and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." For nearly 30 years, he has made audiences around the world laugh to his energetic slapstick performances, while also being in awe with his serious works. While he hasn't pumped out as many hits as he did early on, he's still highly regarded as one of the finest comic actors to have come our way. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW RACHEL: Twitter - Instagram -
October 2, 2020
#14: Christopher Nolan Films
On episode 14, Bryan welcomes Diego Coya to discuss their favorite films directed by Christopher Nolan. With 11 directorial efforts under his mantle, the British-American filmmaker has tackled films that stand out in an original and unique fashion compared to a majority of the Hollywood blockbusters released nowadays. Making his debut in 1998 with "Following", Nolan's films has grossed more than $5 billion worldwide and garnered 34 Oscar nominations, including two for Best Original Screenplay and one for Best Director. With films that include "The Dark Knight" trilogy, "Inception" and "Dunkirk", there has yet to be a film from the director to receive negative reception from critics. He is one of the most respected filmmakers working today and it's unlikely that will change anytime soon. FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW DIEGO: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram -
September 25, 2020
#13: Paul Thomas Anderson Films
On episode 13, Bryan welcomes Jaime Rebanal to discuss their favorite films directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, who's been heavily celebrated as one of the finest American filmmakers working today. His work has been praised for their depiction of flawed characters, as well as tackling loneliness and alienation, his usage of long takes and memorable use of music, whether it'd be the soundtrack or the score. Having been nominated for eight Academy Awards, all eight of his films have been widely acclaimed and with a library that includes "Boogie Nights", "Punch-Drunk Love" and "There Will Be Blood", Anderson has yet to craft a film that disappoints avid fans of the L.A. born-filmmaker.  FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW JAIME: Twitter - Letterboxd - Written Work -
September 18, 2020
#12: Pixar Films
On episode 12, Bryan welcomes Phil Long to discuss their favorite films from Pixar. The American-based animation studio began releasing films in 1995 with "Toy Story", which was a game-changer for how animated films are made today. They've produced 22 feature films thus far, as well as dozens of short films. The studio has earned 21 Academy Awards, a large amount of critical praise and a majority of the films have proven to be box office juggernauts. With films like "Monsters, Inc.", "Finding Nemo" and "The Incredibles", it was a challenge to choose just five films when we could've spent hours and hours talking about our top tens! Give the episode a listen to find out what made our lists! FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW PHIL: Instagram -
September 11, 2020
#11: Quentin Tarantino Films
On episode 11, we welcome Stephen Eastland to talk about our favorite films from Oscar winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. With a filmography of 9 films, Tarantino has been regarded as one of the best filmmakers working today. His films contain incredible dialogue, nonlinear storylines, a plethora of violence and huge ensemble casts. His films, such as “Pulp Fiction”, “Django Unchained” and “Kill Bill” have been the subject of critical acclaim and commercial success. His films, combined, have received a total of 34 Oscar nominations and 7 wins. Check out the episode to find our intriguing lists! FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW STEPHEN: Instagram - "For The Love Of" Podcast -
September 4, 2020
#10: Michael Fassbender Films
On episode 10, Bryan welcomes Michael Chu to talk about their favorite films starring Michael Fassbender. The two-time Oscar nominee had his feature film debut in Zack Snyder's "300" and has since tackled a variety of different genres. Working with acclaimed directors such as Steve McQueen, Danny Boyle and Ridley Scott, Fassbender has been slowly solidifying himself as one of the finest actors of his generation. What films made our cut? Did "The Snowman" take the top spot? FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Anchor - FOLLOW MICHAEL: Twitter - Instagram - YouTube -
August 28, 2020
#9: Black Mirror Episodes
On episode 9, Bryan welcomes Ashley Cooper, in a special episode, to talk about their favorite Black Mirror episodes! The UK-based series has been on the air since 2011 with five seasons so far and it's ongoing! Receiving many awards and nominations, the acclaimed dystopian science fiction anthology series received a boost in audience, especially in the United States, after being purchased by Netflix in 2015. Black Mirror delves into numerous topics, regarding unanticipated consequences of new technologies. Looking into 22 episodes and picking our top 5 favorites was a challenge. Check it out to see which episodes made our lists! FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW ASHLEY: Instagram -
August 14, 2020
#8: David Fincher Films
On episode 8, Bryan welcomes Mikey Smith to talk about their favorite films directed by David Fincher. Nominated for two Academy Awards, Fincher has directed thrillers, dramas and mysteries, as well being regarded as one of America's finest filmmakers working. His filmography ranges from "Se7en" to "Fight Club" and "Zodiac" to "The Social Network". He has a truly impressive lineup and we are always excited for what he has in store! Give this a listen to find out which films made our lists! FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW MIKEY: Instagram - The Cheap Filmmaker -
August 7, 2020
#7: Richard Linklater Films
On episode 7, Bryan welcomes Amanda Dunn to talk about their favorite films directed by Richard Linklater. The Texas-born filmmaker has tackled a wide range of films including "School of Rock", "Dazed and Confused", the "Before" trilogy and "Boyhood". Having been nominated for 5 Academy Awards, he's one of the most respected American filmmakers working today and crafting together a list wasn't the easiest task ever. Give this a listen to find out which films made our lists! FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Anchor - FOLLOW AMANDA: Twitter - Instagram - Velvet Moondance Instagram - Velvet Moondance Shop -
July 31, 2020
#6: Robin Williams Films
On episode 6, Bryan welcomes actress Luisa Tascone to talk about their favorite films starring Robin Williams. The late actor-comedian rose to fame in the ‘70s with the sitcom “Mork and Mindy” and followed with a wonderful film career that consisted of comedies, dramas and thrillers, as well as an Oscar win for “Good Will Hunting" and three additional nominations.  FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Anchor - FOLLOW LUISA: Instagram - Website -
July 24, 2020
#5: Emma Stone Films
On episode 5, Bryan welcomes John Maffeo, aka Maffman Jones, to talk about their favorite Emma Stone films. The Oscar winner began her career with 2007's comedy "Superbad" and has tackled a wide array of projects from "Birdman" to "La La Land". Which films made the top 5 lists? Did Bryan and John praise the city of stars or that movie with 43 people?  FOLLOW THE SHOW: Facebook - Twitter - Anchor - FOLLOW JOHN: Twitter - Instagram - & YouTube -
July 17, 2020
#4: Joaquin Phoenix Films
On episode 4, Bryan is joined by Marcus Dunn to talk about Oscar winning actor Joaquin Phoenix. Collaborating with filmmakers, such as James Gray, Paul Thomas Anderson and Ridley Scott, Phoenix has captured the eyes of audiences for over three decades showcasing brilliant performance after brilliant performance. What made our lists? You need to find out! FOLLOW THIS SHOW: Facebook Twitter Anchor FOLLOW MARCUS: Instagram Website
July 10, 2020
#3: Hayao Miyazaki Films
On episode 3, Bryan is joined by Ash and Kristin Raymer to talk their favorite films from the God of animation: Hayao Miyazaki. For a career spanning over forty years, Miyazaki has pumped out masterpiece after masterpiece. Which ones make the cut for us? Will "Spirited Away" take the top spot or will we shock the world by having "Lupin the 3rd" at number 1? You'll just have to come join us to find out!  SHOW'S SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES: Facebook   Twitter   FOLLOW ASH: Twitter   Instagram Letterboxd FOLLOW KRISTIN: Instagram Letterboxd
July 3, 2020
#2: Coming-Of-Age Films
On episode 2, Bryan is joined by the Cinema Darling herself, Francesca, to talk their favorite coming-of-age films. From John Hughes’ classic ‘80s flicks to the modern celebrated films, such as “Boyhood” and “Call Me By Your Name,” the genre has spawned so many wonderful films. What will make their lists?  FOLLOW FRANCESCA: Twitter Instagram YouTube
June 26, 2020
#1: Scarlett Johansson Films
On the inaugural episode, Bryan Sudfield welcomes film geek Max DiNatale to touch upon their favorite films of Scarlett Johansson. From "Lost in Translation" to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to her Oscar-nominated turns in "Marriage Story" and "Jojo Rabbit", Johansson has turned in performance after performance and has captured audiences' eyes since she was a young actress. What will their favorite films be? Tune in to find out! FOLLOW MAX: Instagram
June 19, 2020