Arthouse Garage Podcast

104: Filmland 2022, Film Fest 919, and Empire of Light starring Olivia Colman

I give my reaction to Filmland 2022, film critic Russell Miller joins to tell us about Film Fest 919, and we discuss the film Empire of Light
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“If I run the film at 24 frames per second, it creates an illusion of motion. An illusion of life.”

On this week’s show, I give my reactions to Filmland 2022— the films, the panels, and the celebrities I got to interview! After that, film critic Russell Miller joins the show to tell us about the recent Film Fest 919 and the many incredible films he saw there.

After that, we discuss the new film Empire of Light, from director Sam Mendes and starring Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, and Michael Ward.

Movies We Discuss in This Episode

  • Empire of Light
  • Nanny
  • The Inspection
  • The Vous
  • House of Darkness
  • Turning Red
  • There’s Something About Mary
  • God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines
  • Close
  • Corsage
  • She Said
  • White Noise
  • Women Talking
  • Glass Onion

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Andrew Sweatman

Andrew is a writer, podcaster, and film lover who wants to help people think critically about movies. He lives in central Arkansas with his wife Allison and two children, Rosie & Beau. Andrew is the Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage and a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA). Find him at and on Twitter and Instagram: @ArthouseGarage.

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