CriterionCast

Episode 28 – Steve James’ Hoop Dreams

This is the podcast dedicated to The Criterion Collection. Rudie Obias, Ryan Gallagher & Travis George discuss Criterion News & Rumors and Criterion New Releases, they also analyze, discuss & highlight Criterion #289, Steve James’ Hoop Dreams, along with ‘Variations On a Theme’.

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This Week’s Variations on a Theme: Wasted Potential in Movies

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Our next episode they will highlight and discuss Criterion #046 Ernest B. Schoedsack and Irving Pichel’s The Most Dangerous Game.

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Show Notes:

(00:00 – 00:31; Steve James’ Hoop Dreams – Criterion #289)

(00:32 – 00:48; “A United Theory” by God Help The Girl)

(00:49 – 01:29; The CriterionCast – Episode 028 – Hoop Dreams – Criterion #289)

(01:30 – 01:36; News & Rumors)

(01:37 – 09:15; “At The Movies” Cancelled)

(09:16 – 19:15; Kevin Smith Doesn’t Want Critics To Watch His Films)

(19:16 – 25:14; Blockbuster Strikes New Deal With Warner Bros)

(25:15 – 35:25; The Thin Red Line, A Criterion Release?)

(35:26 – 50:31; Criterion New Releases)

(50:32 – 50:57; DVD Geeks Spot)

(50:58 – 1:34:49; Steve James’ Hoop Dreams – Criterion #289)

(1:34:50 – 1:35:29; Break Music by Carlos Segovia)

(1:35:30 – 1:36:56; Variations On A Theme – Wasted Potential in Movies)

(1:36:57 – 1:43:04; Spetters – Rudie Obias)

(1:43:05 – 1:48:04; The Wire – Season 4 – Ryan Gallagher)

(1:48:05 – 1:51:20; On The Waterfront – Travis George)

(1:51:21 – 1:53:03; Wrap Up & Contact Info)

(1:53:04 – 1:53:11; Broadcasting Live Every Friday On UStream)

(1:53:12 – 1:53:25; Next – Ernest B. Schoedsack and Irving Pichel’s The Most Dangerous Game)

(1:53:26 – 1:53:41; Follow Along With Us @ CriterionCast.com/Schedule)

(1:53:42 – 1:53:51; Goodbyes)

(1:53:52 – 1:54:39; “Working Poor” by Horse Feathers)

(1:54:40 – 1:57:17; Outtakes!!)

Music Credits:

Intro Music by God Help The Girl. Learn more on iTunes and their website, GodHelpTheGirl.com.

Break Music by Carlos Segovia. Learn more @ GhostRamps.com.

Outro Music by Horse Feathers. Learn more on iTunes and their MySpace Page, MySpace.com/HorseFeathersMusic.

Ryan Gallagher

Ryan is the Editor-In-Chief / Founder of CriterionCast.com, and the host / co-founder / producer of the various podcasts here on the site. You can find his website at RyanGallagher.org, follow him on Twitter (@RyanGallagher), or send him an email: [email protected].

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