Sinopsis

Story expert Alastair Stephens discusses your favorite movies, books and TV shows. For more, visit PointNorthMedia.com!

Episodios

  • One-Shot: The Princess Bride Movie

    One-Shot: The Princess Bride Movie

    16/03/2018

    In this long-awaited One Shot discussion, we'll most likely kill you in the morning with the 1987 movie adaptation of The Princess Bride!

  • One-Shot: The Princess Bride

    One-Shot: The Princess Bride

    11/03/2018

    In this long-awaited One Shot discussion, we dive into the inconceivable brilliance of William Goldman's 1973 novel, The Princess Bride!

  • One-Shot: My Neighbor Totoro

    One-Shot: My Neighbor Totoro

    01/02/2018

    In this session, we explore childhood, the magic of the natural world, and authenticity in Studio Ghibli's 1988 movie My Neighbor Totoro!

  • One-Shot: A Christmas Carol

    One-Shot: A Christmas Carol

    21/12/2017

    In this session, we explore Victorian ideas about Christmas and the supernatural in Charles Dickens' immortal A Christmas Carol!

  • One-Shot: The Mummy (1999)

    One-Shot: The Mummy (1999)

    16/11/2017

    In this session, we dust off our revolvers and archaeology tools, and race through pulp adventure in The Mummy!

  • One-Shot: Galaxy Quest

    One-Shot: Galaxy Quest

    21/09/2017

    In this session, by Grabthar's hammer, we discuss the 1999 sci-fi parody -- or do we mean pastiche? -- Galaxy Quest!

  • One-Shot: Ready Player One

    One-Shot: Ready Player One

    01/09/2017

    In this session, we discuss Ernest Cline's 2011 geek-culture handbook, Ready Player One!

  • One-Shot: The NeverEnding Story (1984)

    One-Shot: The NeverEnding Story (1984)

    22/06/2017

    In this session, we discuss the power of stories, the differences between fantasy and magical realism, Artax and Falcor, and hope and hopelessness.

  • One-Shot: High Noon (1952)

    One-Shot: High Noon (1952)

    01/06/2017

    In this session, we discuss westerns which aren't really westerns, the march of civilization, exceptional editing and the weight of small town life.

  • One-Shot: Casablanca (1942)

    One-Shot: Casablanca (1942)

    07/05/2017

    In this session, we discuss noir and noir heroes, the frontier of Casablanca, and the importance of craft.

  • One-Shot: Labyrinth (1986)

    One-Shot: Labyrinth (1986)

    22/04/2017

    In this session, we discuss fairy tales and goblins, the importance of the right words, and the many, many things that Labyrinth has to say about sex and sexuality.

  • One-Shot: Midnight In Paris (2011)

    One-Shot: Midnight In Paris (2011)

    09/04/2017

    In this one-shot discussion, we visit the golden age of Paris in Woody Allen's magical-realist story of art and nostalgia.

  • One-Shot: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010)

    One-Shot: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010)

    09/04/2017

    In this special -- and long-awaited -- one-shot, I discuss the 2010 cult classic Scott Pilgrim Vs The World.

  • One-Shot: Willow (1988)

    One-Shot: Willow (1988)

    09/04/2017

    For my very first Point North One-Shot discussion, I turned my attention to the 1988 fantasy movie Willow.

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