Episode 40 – Yasujiro Ozu’s A Story Of Floating Weeds & Floating Weeds

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Our next episode they will highlight and discuss CC #108 Michael Bay’s 1995 film, The Rock.

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Show Notes:

(00:00 – 00:15; “A United Theory” by God Help The Girl)

(00:16 – 01:06; The CriterionCast – Episode 040 – A Story of Floating Weeds/Floating Weeds – CC #232)


(01:37 – 12:35; Oscars Ceremony Moves To January in 2011?)

(12:36 – 21:17; David Fincher’s The Social Network Teaser Trailer)

(21:18 – 23:45; Guillermo Del Toro’s Cronos Coming To The Criterion Collection?)


(23:46 – 29:56; Criterion New Releases)

(29:57 – 30:41; Break Music by Carlos Segovia)


(30:42 – 1:10:07; Yasujiro Ozu’s 1934 film A Story of Floating Weeds – CC #232)

(1:10:08 – 1:10:54; Break Music by Carlos Segovia)


(1:10:55 – 1:49:11; Yasujiro Ozu’s 1959 film Floating Weeds – CC #232)


(1:49:12 – 1:53:43; Wrap Up, Contact Info & Credits)

(1:53:44 – 1:54:10; Next – Michael Bay’s 1995 film, The Rock – (CC #108)

(1:54:11 – 1:54:24; Follow Along With Us @

(1:54:25 – 1:56:30; Goodbyes)

(1:56:31 – 1:57:13; “Working Poor” by Horse Feathers)

(1:57:14 – 2:01:23; Outtakes!!)

Music Credits:

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

Break Music by Carlos Segovia. Learn more @

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

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  • Just listened today while running reports at work – I appreciate the kind words about my blog and Eclipse series, thanks guys! Excellent discussion too, I was wondering how you were going to handle two films in one episode. Now I wonder how you'll handle the big epics like Fanny & Alexander, Human Condition or Berlin Alexanderplatz?!?! Multi-part episodes? Dare I even suggest, cliff-hanger endings that compel us to listen next week?

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