Month: August 2023

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Film Review

The White Angel

By - Gareth Jones For fans of Classic Hollywood, Kay Francis, William Dieterle Bio films, nurse representation on film Released in 1936 by Warner Brothers, The White Angel is a fascinating biopic about Florence Nightingale.  It is one of several biopics directed by German actor turned director William Dieterle including The Story of Louis Pasteur, The Life of Emile Zola, and Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet. It is a grand melodrama […]

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Music Review

Film School – Field

By - Kristi Houk Recommended if you like: Beta Band, Slowdive, Lush, The Daysleepers Music is seasonal. Example: I only listen to Led Zeppelin in the summertime and spring is reserved for a heavy rotation of XTC. As the first hint of autumn seeps in, I tend to lean toward more introspective, somber, heavier fare. Lucky for me, and hopefully you, Film School’s latest release, Field checks all of these […]

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s.i.c. picks

AUGUST 28, 2023 – S.I.C. Picks

Gareth's Picks The Ambassador (2011) Danish documentarian Mads Brügger brings his unique skills by casting himself as an ambassador trying to buy his way across the Democratic Republic of Congo and revealing the deep corruption in international politics. Available to stream for free on Kanopy     The Reason I Jump (2020) Thought-provoking and empathy building adaptation of the memoir by a Japanese boy with autism.  The film does a marvelous job […]

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Song Of The Week

Untitled Halo – Spiral

August 25, 2023 Untitled Halo is a band that's hard to find ANYTHING about online.  Enjoy the track, but that's all I have for you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTiNUgEQPaQ Listen to all of our Songs of the Week HERE!

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Music Review

Diners – Domino

By - Kristi Houk Recommended if you like:  The Beach Boys, Argent, Teenage Fanclub, Mo Troper I wish you could read this review in baby pink bubble letters to really emphasize the poppy, bubblegum sound of Diners latest release Domino on Bar/None Records. Surely there’s an app for that. Domino is so overwhelmingly positive, that I kind of want to throw up a little bit. But seriously, this is a […]

todayAugust 24, 2023 158

Film Review

Theater Camp

By - Gareth Jones For fans of Christopher Guest mockumentaries, and well, … theater camp! This has been quite a year for Molly Gordon and Ayo Edebiri.  Both had fantastic performances in the acclaimed series The Bear.  Ayo Edebiri is also starring in multiple films at this time including another film at the Sidewalk Film Festival Bottoms.  She is very good in Theater Camp but her role is small and […]

todayAugust 24, 2023 137

Sidewalk

Meet the SBSTR8 Cinephiles!

Meet Gareth Jones and Craig Ceravolo.  You may know them as the odd couple of cinema, or maybe even as the infamous Birmingham Two, but to us they are family and the brains and voices behind Substrate Radio’s very own Sleep in Cinema!  SIC is a live radio show focusing on film and the music in film broadcasting each week where they have a different guest in to discuss the […]

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s.i.c. picks

AUGUST 21, 2023 – S.I.C. Picks

Gareth's Picks The Visitor (1979) One of those films you have to see to believe it exist.  Shelley Winter’s performance alone is worth viewing Available to watch on Tubi       Following (1998) If you enjoyed Oppenheimer, check out where it all began with Christopher Nolan's first feature. Available to watch as with all of Nolan's films on Tubi         Craig's Picks The Wraith (1986) Ghost […]

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Song Of The Week

Upchuck – Freaky

August 18, 2023 Upchuck is a five-piece band from Atlanta, formed from connections made in skateboarding, construction, and teenage delinquency. Formed in 2018, the band is made up of Spuzz Dangus (guitar), Hoffdog (guitar), Armando Arrieta (bass), Chris Salado (drums), and Kaila "KT" Thompson (vocals), who combined are inventively raucous and revolutionary, pulling from influences in punk, garage rock, psychedelic, doom, and hip hop. Find out more about Upchuck HERE […]

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