Editor and critic of ScreenCrush.com and writer of a brand new book on Siskel & Ebert, Matt Singer joins slim and Brian to talk Los Angeles Plays Itself, Gymkata, his new book Opposable Thumbs, Classic Albums: Steely Dan – AJA, and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
They also discuss their connections to LA through film, memories of reading their favorite film critics, learning to love bad films, what the heck a mixing board even does, and grappling with emotional films later in life.
Annual Sale (00:00:00)
Opening credits (00:02:00)
Los Angeles Plays Itself (00:05:55)
Opposable Thumbs (00:30:03)
Steely Dan (00:45:11)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (00:53:15)
Closing credits (01:04:07)
Credits: Recorded in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, and Philadelphia. Edited by Slim. Theme music: “Vampiros Danceoteque” by Moniker. Production manager: Sophie Shin. The Show is a TAPEDECK production. Email us!