Episode 8 – Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell To Earth

This is the podcast dedicated to The Criterion Collection. Rudie, Ryan & Travis discuss Criterion News & Rumors, Criterion New Releases, they analyze, discuss & highlight CC #304, Nicolas Roeg’s 1976 Sci-Fi film, THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, plus Criterion Trivia, and ‘Variations of a Theme’.

This week’s theme: Rock Stars in Movies

Criterion Trivia Question for the month of October: ‘What was the name of the small town in New Mexico where Thomas Jerome Newton had fallen to earth in the Sci-Fi classic, Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell To Earth?”

Please send your answer to CriterionCast@gmail.com. You have until October 31th 2009 to be eligible to win. Please include in your email, Your Name; Your Locaction; and Your Mailing Address. One winner will be selected out of all the correctly answered entries. The selection of October’s winner will take place during the first episode in November 2009. The winner will receive a $10 gift certificate for The Criterion Store (criterion.com) from The CriterionCast (us).

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Our next episode we will cover CC #331 Yasujiro Ozu’s LATE SPRING.


(00:00 – 00:40; Clip from The Man Who fell To Earth)

(00:41 – 00:57; “A United Theory” by God Help The Girl)

(00:58 – 02:22; The CriterionCast – Episode 008 – The Man Who Fell To Earth CC #304)

(02:23 – 02:35; News)

(02:36 – 13:10; Roman Polanski Arrested)

(13:11 – 23:55; Criterion on VUDU)

(23:56 – 13:12; John Woo to Remake Le Samourai)

(13:13 – 35:37; Lars Von Trier’s Sci-Fi Project)

(35:38 – 35:55; New Releases)

(35:56 – 36:14; Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding)

(36:15 – 36:30; Costa-Garvas’s Z)

(36:31 – 41:04; More New Releases)

(41:05 – 41:50; BREAK)

(41:51 – 1:07:40; The Man Who Fell To Earth CC #304)

(1:07:41 – 1:08:19; BREAK)

(1:08:20 – 1:10:04; Trivia)

(1:10:05 – 1:29:58; Variations On a Theme – Rock Stars In Movies)

(1:29:59 – 1:31:49; Contact Info)

(1:31:50 – 1:31:57; Next – Yasujiro Ozu’s Late Spring CC #331)

(1:31:58 – 1:32:15; Late Spring CC #331 on NetFlix)

(1:32:16 – 1:33:29; Feed Change Over)

(1:33:30 – 1:33:42; Goodbyes)

(1:33:43 – 1:34:47; “Dear Child” (I’ve Been Dying To Reach You) by Anthony Green)

(1:34:48 – 1:36:10; Outtakes!!)


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

Outro Music by Animal Collective. Learn more on iTunes and on their website, AnthonyGreensChildren.com