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Watch With Jen - S2: E27 - Irish Mob Movies with Blake Howard

Watch With Jen

This week, I'm proud to welcome back one of my dear mates (as he would say), Mr. Blake Howard. A podcaster extraordinaire, Blake is the man behind One Heat Minute Productions. Recent acclaimed podcasts you can find from him include All the President's Minutes, Josie and the Podcats, Increment Vice - hosted by our good friend Travis Woods - and the new Zodiac Chronicle. Additionally, Blake is a very insightful film writer and has recently launched a cool column on heist films at Vague Visages.Couple this with the fact that he's a devoted husband and father of two adorable young children and is also going back to school to become a teacher, and he's one of the busiest men I know. (He's also one of the nicest!) And as someone lucky enough to chat with him nearly every week in our Pandemic Movie Club, I was thrilled to have him back on the podcast to discuss three masterful Irish Mob Movies: Miller's Crossing, Road to Perdition, and The Departed in an energetic, upbeat (save for a few risky opinions), and very entertaining feature-length chat.Theme Music: Solo Acoustic Guitar by Jason Shaw, Free Music ArchiveOriginally Posted on Patreon (7/9/21) here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/53504215

1hr 46mins

9 Jul 2021

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40. Ali (w/ Blake Howard)

Cows in the field

We get into the ring with Blake Howard (One Heat Minute Productions) to discuss Michael Mann's incredible biopic of Muhammad Ali. Despite being a major box office failure, we make the case for revisiting this stunning and complex portrayal of the greatest boxer as he transitions from brash fighter to heroic inspiration for a social movement. We explore how Michael Mann and his astounding cast and crew (including a career-defining performance by Will Smith) manage to simultaneously humanize and glorify Ali without glossing over the details of his complex life and relationships. Where does Ali rank on your list of all time biopics?? 

2hr 4mins

2 Jul 2021

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The Loved Ones (2009) w. Blake Howard {AUSTRALIAN PSYCHO}

Total Reboot with Cameron James & Alexei Toliopoulos

People go missing in rural Australia, there's backpacker killers and psychotic outback killers lurking all throughout Australian cinema. Blake Howard (One Heat Minute / The Zodiac Chronicle) steps into the co-host chair to talk about The Loved Ones, a horror movie that takes the tropes of rural killers like those you'd find in Wolf Creek and gets them ready for prom.NEXT UP: Bad Boy Bubby... truly a psycho film.Join our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high school. SIGN UPFuture art for TOTAL REBOOT comes from TIM BENGOUGHFINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or SPOTIFY or listen on ABCSUBSCRIBE to the official NETFLIX podcast hosted by Alexei Toliopoulos THE BIG FILM BUFFET See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 11mins

24 Jun 2021

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Ep. 74 – Alan J. Pakula (feat. Blake Howard)

The B-Side: A Film Stage Podcast

Welcome to The B-Side, from The Film Stage. Here we talk about filmmakers! Not the movies that made them famous or kept them famous, but the ones that they made in between.Today, Dan and Conor bring in the big guns(One Heat Minute Productions creator Blake Howard) to discuss one of the great filmmakers: Alan J. Pakula. After making a name for himself as a producer (he earned an Oscar nomination for To Kill a Mockingbird), Pakula emerged as a seminal New Hollywood director with his “paranoia trilogy:” Klute (1971), The Parallax View (1974), and All the President's Men (1976). And yet, he is rarely acknowledged in the upper-echelon of great 70s filmmakers like Coppola or De Palma.On this episode we focus on Pakula’s underseen, unassuming western Comes a Horseman, his over-cooked domestic thriller Consenting Adults, and his final film The Devil’s Own, which stars Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt. Conor, Blake and Dan also take worthwhile detours to discuss Presumed Innocent and The Pelican Brief.This is a wide-ranging talk, thanks in large part to our guest’s deep wealth of knowledge on the subject. Topics include Brad Pitt’s accent in The Devil’s Own and that it’s pretty good actually (!), what exactly auteur theory means (both Andrew Sarris and Pauline Kael come up, of course), how there are no consenting adults in Consenting Adults, and what we’ve lost from the blockbusters of eras past. Further research includes this piece on The Devil’s Own production problems and a fascinating episode of The Dick Cavett Show, featuring a subdued, cutting Pakula.Be sure to give us a follow on Twitter and Facebook at @TFSBSide. Also enter our giveaways, get access to our private Slack channel, and support new episodes by becoming a Patreon contributor. We are also now on Spotify and Stitcher. Enjoy!

1hr 54mins

13 May 2021

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FOR ATL EPISODE 5 with Blake Howard

For ATL Podcast

Welcome to Episode Five! On this episode, we sit down with Blake Howard, Creative Director and Cofounder of Matchstic, an Atlanta-based brand identity firm, talk about the creative community in Atlanta and discuss the importance of engagement in work culture.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

55mins

21 Apr 2021

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Blake Howard: Matchstic – The value of design in building better businesses

One More Question

Highlights from the conversation:A rebrand doesn't have to be extreme. It could be the right decision to just modernise or refreshWe want to give up and coming businesses a fighting chanceNo one cared about them. They were visual spam all over the city, no one engaged with them. The whole point of them was to inform the public, but no one caredBrand identity really can just attract people in that front door. A lot of those small or mid-sized growing organisations lack thatA lot of organisations can't see the obvious right in front of them. And creatives, especially at an agency, have the gift of being an outsider. We can bring a fresh, unique perspectiveWhen clients rebrand, they often forget the context out of which they came [...] When you're tone-deaf to where you've come from, it can be quite dangerous from a relationship perspective More about Blake Blake is the Creative Director and Cofounder of Matchstic, an Atlanta-based brand identity firm. For nearly 20 years, he’s focused on helping growing companies level up their brand identity by being radically relevant.Blake has led brand launches for over 200 projects, spanning a broad range of clients, from global heavy-hitters to ambitious startups poised for growth. The most notable of which include, Chick-fil-A, Publix, Mailchimp, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Spanx, International Justice Mission and the City of Atlanta. His work has been featured in Fast Company, City Lab, and Designing Brand Identity by Alina Wheeler, and has received recognition in Graphis, Communication Arts, and Brand New.Blake extends his creative vision into thought leadership, having taken the stage to speak on brand identity best practices and creative courage at DesignThinkers Toronto, AIGA-Atlanta, HOW Conference, Plywood People, and MODA.In addition to co-leading Matchstic, Blake organizes the Atlanta chapter of CreativeMornings, a free monthly lecture series for the creative community. With more than 400 attendees each month, the Atlanta CreativeMornings chapter is the country’s largest.His podcast, The Creative Rising, features conversations with creative professionals and industry leaders who share their perspective on career, courage and creative leadership.Find Blake here:Website | LinkedIn | Twitter Show NotesPeople:Paul RandCompanies and organisations:City of AtlantaSunTrust / TruistGAPWarner BrothersMiscellaneous:A Change Of Brand (Podcast) How can you help?There are four ways you can help us out.Give us your thoughts. Rate the podcast and leave a comment.Share this as far and wide as you can - tell your friends, family and colleagues about us (caveat: if you own a family business, these may all be the same people)Tell us how we can create a better podcast - tell us what you liked, didn’t like, or what you’d like to hear more (or less) ofTell us who you’d like to hear on the podcast. Suggest someone that you think we should interview.One More Question is a podcast by Nicework, a purpose-driven company helping people who want to make a dent in the world by building brands people give a shit about.One of the things we do best is ask our clients the right questions. This podcast came about because we want to share some of the best answers we have heard over the last 13 years. We talk to significant creators, experts and communicators we encounter and share useful insights, inspiration, and facts that make us stop and take note as we go about our work.Hosted by our founder Ross Drakes.Subscribe iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google PodcastsMusic by: @dcuttermusic / http://www.davidcuttermusic.com

45mins

25 Feb 2021

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A Change of Brand (with Blake Howard)

The Accidental Creative with Todd Henry

At some point, every brand realizes that it’s time to do a “refresh”. However, there are any number of factors that can make a change difficult if not nearly impossible. You already have brand equity with your customers or clients, you have invested heavily in your brand design and assets, and rocking the boat can mean accountability if everyone ends up in the water. How do you know when it’s time to make a change of brand? On this episode, we’re fortunate to have Blake Howard. He is the co-founder and Creative Director at Matchstic in Atlanta, and also the host of the new podcast A Change Of Brand on which he interviews leaders from companies who have made a significant shift within their brand and asks about the challenges and opportunities they encountered along the way. On this episode, Blake shares some of the biggest lessons that he and his team have learned while working with companies who have made a significant change to their brand. This episode is sponsored by Indeed. Get a free $75 credit to upgrade your job post at Indeed.com/creative. Offer valid through March 31, terms and conditions apply. This episode is also sponsored by Skillshare. Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/ACand get a free trial of Premium Membership.

32mins

16 Feb 2021

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Blake Howard - From Independent Creative, to Business Leader

Tenacious

Through two recessions, countless shifts in the marketplace, and all kind of tough crossroads, Blake Howard has helped to lead his company to the top. Matchstic is the brand identity house of the south, and that is thanks, in no small part, to the creative work of co-founder and creative director Blake Howard. In this episode Blake and Andy discuss the ups-and-downs of running a creative business. They discuss what growth and change has looked like, from the massive successes to the unexpected failures.   Don't forget to check out AndyChristiansen.com for a wealth of incredible resources if you are looking to discover your next big thing.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/overwhelmedpod/support

36mins

2 Nov 2020

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Manhunter (1986) with Blake Howard {a Cannibal Named Hannibal}

Total Reboot with Cameron James & Alexei Toliopoulos

To celebrate the release of our new mystery investigation series FINDING DESPERADO we're taking a look at a film series that was some what of an influence on it... the films based on Thomas Harris' Hannibal Lecter. We're beginning with the first cinematic adaptation of RED DRAGON, Michael Mann's MANHUNTER starring Brian Cox as Dr Lecktor. NEXT: the Silence of the LambsFINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or listen on ABCSUBSCRIBE to the official NETFLIX podcast hosted by Alexei Toliopoulos THE BIG FILM BUFFET Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT where we pick beloved actors and go through legendary performances. We just dropped an ep talking about Sigourney Weaver... movie sucks but episode is coo... SIGN UPFollow us on TWITTER & FACEBOOK to find out what's next up on the pod!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

1 Nov 2020

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INCREMENT VICE - EPISODE #45: “…this don’t mean that we’re back together.” with Blake Howard

One Heat Minute Productions

And just like that, here we are, at the end. One year. 45 episodes. A whole LOT of talking.At the end of the Thomas Pynchon’s novel Inherent Vice, Doc finds himself alone in his car, no Shasta Fay to be found, driving along PCH and lost in a fog of the kind of density that only comes with lungs full of THC and a heart full of sorrow. Doc’s been here before, and he’s wondering if there’s any more to be found on what Clancy Charlock once called “the boulevards of regret.”In that ending, Pynchon wrote, “Maybe then it would stay this way for days, maybe he'd have to just keep driving, down past Long Beach, down through Orange County, and San Diego and across a border where nobody could tell anymore in the fog who was Mexican, who was Anglo, who was anybody. Then again, he might run out of gas before that happened, and have to leave the caravan, and pull over on the shoulder, and wait. For whatever would happen. For a forgotten joint to materialize in his pocket. For the CHP to come by and choose not to hassle him. For a restless blonde in a Stingray to stop and offer him a ride. For the fog to burn off, and for something else this time, somehow, to be there instead.”Whew. Don’t say the guy can’t write a great bummer of an ending.But as for us…what will we see tonight, on the show, as the fog clears one last time?About the Guest - BLAKE HOWARDBlake Howard is a writer, a podcaster, and the editor-in-chief & co-founder of Australian film blog Graffiti With Punctuation. He is the creator of One Heat Minute Productions and the producer of Increment Vice.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/one-heat-minute-productions/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1hr 54mins

30 Oct 2020

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