Ep. 37: Movie Night!

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 37 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 37: Movie Night!

Description:  Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast! In this episode Joel and Colin discuss some great films they’ve watched recently, all of which are available via the Kanopy database, and many of which are available on other platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and The Criterion Channel. Note that, while not mentioned in the podcast, Green Room is also available on Netflix. Below is a complete list of the films mentioned in this podcast, not all of which are available for streaming.

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Music Attribution: 

  • Intro – Fade Away” from the Better Way by LM
  • Outro – Can’t Stop Me” from Feeding the Lions EP by ProleteR


  • Films Discussed (bolded) or Mentioned:
    • Ex Machina, dir. Alex Garland (2014)
    • Annihilation, dir. Alex Garland (2018)
    • Trainspotting, dir. Danny Boyle (1996)
    • 28 Days Later, dir. Danny Boyle (2002)
    • Sunshine, dir. Danny Boyle (2007)
    • 127 Hours, dir. Danny Boyle (2010)
    • T2 Trainspotting, dir. Danny Boyle (2017)
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, dir. J. J. Abrams (2015)
    • Star Wars: The Last Jedi, dir. Rian Johnson (2017)
    • The Seventh Seal, dir. Ingmar Bergman (1957)
    • Psycho, dir. Alfred Hitchcock (1960)
    • The Exorcist, dir. William Friedkin (1973)
    • Monty Python and the Holy Grail, dir. Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones (1975)
    • Minority Report, dir. Steven Spielberg (2002)
    • Never Say Never Again, dir. Irvin Kershner (1983)
    • Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, dir. Pete Hewitt (1991)
    • Lady Bird, dir. Greta Gerwig (2017)
    • Yojimbo, dir. Akira Kurosawa (1961)
    • Seven Samurai, dir. Akira Kurosawa (1954)
    • Sanjuro, dir. Akira Kurosawa (1962)
    • The Magnificent Seven, dir. John Sturges (1960)
    • A Fistful of Dollars, dir. Sergio Leone (1964)
    • Green Room, dir. Jeremy Saulnier (2015)
    • City Lights, dir. Charlie Chaplin (1931)
    • Modern Times, dir. Charlie Chaplin (1936)
    • The Great Dictator, dir. Charlie Chaplin (1940)
    • What We Do in the Shadows, dir. Taika Waititi & Jermaine Clement (2014)
    • Thor: Ragnarok, dir. Taika Waititi (2017)
    • Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, dir. F. W. Murnau (1922)
    • Hunt for the Wilderpeople, dir. Taika Waititi (2016)
    • Jurassic Park, dir. Steven Spielberg (1993)
    • M, dir. Fritz Lang (1931)
    • Metropolis, dir. Fritz Lang (1927)
    • The Maltese Falcon, dir. John Huston (1941)
    • Casablanca, dir. Michael Curtiz (1942)
    • Arsenic and Old Lace, dir. Frank Capra (1944)
    • No Country for Old Men, dir. Joel & Ethan Coen (2007)
    • Eraserhead, dir. David Lynch (1977)
    • The Producers, dir. Mel Brooks (1967)
    • The Elephant Man, dir. David Lynch (1980)
    • Dune, dir. David Lynch (1984)
    • Blue Velvet, dir. David Lynch (1986)
    • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, dir. David Lynch (1992)
    • The Straight Story, dir. David Lynch (1999)
    The views and opinions discussed within the “More Than Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

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