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Listen: Why We Should Watch Longer Movies & More on Indiewire Podcast 'Screen Talk'

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 8, 2014 at 11:00AM

With Steven Soderbergh turning to TV and "Eleanor Rigby" hitting theaters in two parts, are audiences better acquainted with long-form storytelling?
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"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."
The Weinstein Co. "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."

Screen Talk, Indiewire's weekly podcast co-hosted by Anne Thompson and Eric Kohn, is now available on iTunes. You can subscribe here or via RSS.

In the latest episode, Eric reports from the Locarno Film Festival on two movies he's enjoyed so far: "The Princess of France" and the five-and-a-half hour Filipino drama "From What Is Before." From there, the duo discuss another long-form narrative that's actually coming to U.S. theaters, the two-part version of "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."

They also discuss Steven Soderbergh's foray into the television arena with "The Knick" and Rupert Murdoch's failed bid to acquire TimeWarner. Finally, they offer their movie picks for the week: Eric goes with Joaquim Pinto's documentary essay "What Now? Remind Me" and Anne singles out "The One I Love."

Share your feedback with Thompson and Kohn on Twitter or sound off in the comments. Browse previous installments here, review the show on iTunes and be sure to let us know if you’d like to hear the hosts address specific issues in upcoming editions of Screen Talk.

This article is related to: Features, Locarno International Film Festival, Screen Talk, podcast, Podcasts, Film Podcast, Anne Thompson, Eric Kohn, Lav Diaz, Matías Piñeiro, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, The Knick, Steven Soderbergh, Television, Festivals, Time Warner, What Now? Remind Me, The One I Love







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