The One-Inch Barrier

The One-Inch Barrier

By Juan Carlos Ojano
A podcast that will review all of the winners of the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards.

Hosted by Juan Carlos Ojano.
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A Separation (Guest: Matthew St. Clair)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we talk about Iran's drama about class and morality that brought home the gold at the 84th Academy Awards: Asghar Farhadi's A SEPARATION. This week's guest is Matthew St. Clair, a film writer at various places and the host of The Oscar Revisionist. He is also a member of the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association and Online Film & Television Association. Find us on Twitter! Matthew St. Clair: @filmguy619 The Oscar Revisionist: @O_Revisionist Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening and Ending: Original Score by Sattar Oraki
1:41:43
May 29, 2020
Amour (Guest: Fritz and the Oscars)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we talk about Austria's romantic drama about marriage and suffering that triumphed at the 85th Academy Awards: Michael Haneke's AMOUR. This week's guest is Fritz, blogger at Fritz and the Oscars. Find us on Twitter! Fritz: @FritzandOscars Fritz and the Oscars: http://fritzlovesoscars.blogspot.com/ Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening and Ending: " Impromptu, Op. 90 D899 No. 3 in G-Flat Major" - Franz Schubert
2:35:37
May 22, 2020
The Great Beauty (Guest: Brandon Stanwyck)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we discuss Italy's drama about opulence and alienation that won at the 86th Academy Awards: Paolo Sorrentino's THE GREAT BEAUTY. This week's guest is Brandon Stanwyck, co-host of Academy Queens and writer at InSession Film and Filmotomy. Find us on Twitter! Brandon Stanwyck: @BrandonStanwyck Academy Queens: @academy_queens Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening: "I Lie" - David Lang Ending: "The Beatitudes" - Kronos Quartet
2:04:07
May 15, 2020
Ida (Guest: Madel Juliano)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we discuss Poland's drama about faith and history that triumphed at the 87th Academy Awards: Paweł Pawlikowski's IDA. This week's guest is Madel Juliano, an alumna of Tanghalang Ateneo and a book, film, and TV enthusiast. Find us on Twitter! Madel Juliano: @thebookslutph (Instagram) Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening: "24 Mila Baci" - Joanna Kulig Ending: "Ich Ruf Zu Dir Herr Jesu Christ" - Alfred Brendel
2:34:10
May 8, 2020
Son of Saul (Guest: Raffy Raymundo)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we discuss Hungary's Holocaust drama about faith and survival that won at the 88th Academy Awards: László Nemes's SON OF SAUL. This week's guest is Raffy Raymundo, an aspiring scriptwriter and fellow UP Film Institute alumnus. Find us on Twitter! Raffy Raymundo Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening and Ending: Original score by László Melis
2:22:07
May 1, 2020
The Salesman (Guest: Matthew Anderson)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we discuss Iran's drama about trauma and revenge that won at the 89th Academy Awards: Asghar Farhadi's THE SALESMAN. This week's guest is Matthew Anderson, film student from Stevenson University. Find us on Twitter! Matthew Anderson: @Matthew05814152 Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening and Ending: "Tehran Waltz" - Mehrdad Mehdy
2:12:03
April 24, 2020
A Fantastic Woman (Guest: Ronaldo Trancoso Jr.)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we discuss Chile's romantic drama about transphobia that won at the 90th Academy Awards: Sebastián Lelio's A FANTASTIC WOMAN. This week's guest is Ronaldo Trancoso Jr, blogger at Cinematic Tips and contributor at Trash to Tarkovsky. Find us on Twitter! Ronaldo Trancoso Jr: @ronaldotrancoso Cinematic Tips: https://cinematictips.com/ Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening: "Titles" - Matthew Herbert Ending: "Ombra Mai Fu" - Daniela Vega
1:58:42
April 17, 2020
Roma (Guest: Luca Giliberti)
This week on THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we discuss Mexico's black-and-white drama about domestic service and women's issues that made a mark at the 91st Academy Awards: Alfonso Cuarón's ROMA. This week's guest is Luca Giliberti, contributing writer at GoldDerby. Find us on Twitter! Luca Giliberti: @LucaLeonardo99 GoldDerby: @GoldDerby Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening: "Te He Prometido" - Leo Dan Ending: Clip from Roma (2018)
2:25:54
April 10, 2020
Parasite (Guest: Kevin Jacobsen)
In the pilot episode of THE ONE-INCH BARRIER, we discuss South Korea's genre-bending social commentary on class and capitalism that conquered the 92nd Academy Awards: Bong Joon-ho's PARASITE.  This week's guest is Kevin Jacobsen, writer at GoldDerby and AwardsWatch and the host of And The Runner-Up Is.  Find us on Twitter! Kevin Jacobsen: @Kevin_Jacobsen And The Runner-Up Is: @OscarRunnerUp Juan Carlos Ojano: @carlosojano The One-Inch Barrier: @OneInchBarrier Music Credits Opening: "Zappaguri" - Jung Jae-il Ending: "The Belt of Faith" - Jung Jae-il
2:07:19
April 3, 2020