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Ryan Coogler Part II: "Creed" (2015) and Deconstructing American Myths
*takes deep breath*LET'S GET READY TO RUMMMMMMBBBBBBBBLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEE! The gang is back with Part II of our arc on director Ryan Coogler to go the full twelve rounds talking about Creed (2015). Coogler made a jump in terms of budget and scope when he took on the 2015 entry in the long-running Rocky (1976) franchise, but that transition did nothing to dim the considerable filmmaking talents and aptitude for social commentary that we first saw in Fruitvale Station (2013). In taking the Rocky story and re-framing it to be a sports-movie-by-way-of-family-drama with a newfound focus on the Black American experience, Coogler turns Creed into a masterpiece of contemporary American film. Creed takes on the American mythos surrounding masculinity, capitalism, race, and boxing and inverts much of what we have come to expect from the genre. Jane, Nathan, and Devin commit time to Coogler's filmmaking, the incredible cast, and what this modern classic represents in terms of a changing cinematic landscape. If you have a suggestion for a film or topic for the show, get in touch! Follow and message us on Instagram at @portland_film_review or FaceBook at Portland Film Review, or send us an email at email@example.com. Plus, if you like what you hear, make sure to follow and review us wherever you get your podcasts.
The gang decided it was time to mix up the PFR Weekly template a touch, and to do so they are embarking on a three-part series dissecting and discussing the films of director Ryan Coogler. Coogler has directed three feature films, and so this episode and the next two will each focus on one of those directorial efforts to allow a deep dive on one of the most exciting directors working today. This episode starts the arc with a look at Coogler's devastatingly beautiful directorial debut, Fruitvale Station (2013). Fruitvale Station focuses on Oscar Grant III's (Michael B. Jordan) last day alive before his murder at the hands of BART Police Officers on New Year's Day 2009. In depicting this real life tragedy, Coogler pulls no punches in displaying the monstrous actions of those officers, but he also spends the majority of the film outlining Grant's humanity and what he meant to the people around him. Jane, Nathan, and Devin start by considering how Coogler's early life and education led him to this project, and then analyze the fully-formed directorial style on display in Fruitvale, and the many heartbreaking parallels between Grant's story and the stories of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and the countless other Black Americans killed by police. If you have a suggestion for a film or topic for the show, get in touch! Follow and message us on Instagram at @portland_film_review or FaceBook at Portland Film Review, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Plus, if you like what you hear, make sure to follow and review us wherever you get your podcasts.
CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Ryan Coogler with Special Guest Kirk Jordan
Box Office Bingers
Join hosts Ernesto Santos and Matt Diaz with Special Guest Kirk Jordan as we take a deep dive into the filmography and career of the one and only Ryan Coogler. Since his early beginnings, producer, writer, director Ryan Coogler has changed the game when it comes to storytelling and his style of filmmaking. With only three feature films under his belt, we focus on what made Ryan Coogler the visionary he is today, give you our SPOILER REVIEW/BREAKDOWN of his three latest films, (Fruitvale Station, Creed and Black Panther) and take a peak at some of his future projects he has in the works. Time Stamps:3:35 - First introductions8:35 - Early Beginnings13:05 - Fruitvale Station45:52 - Creed 1:26:15 - Black Panther 1:55:12 - Future Projects--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BoxOfficeBingers/support
The Continued Importance of Fruitvale Station and the rise of director Ryan Coogler
The Bo and KO Show
Fruitvale Station is an impressive and impactful debut by director Ryan Coogler. Kenny and Bo dive into the rare fine combination of form and function in a directorial debut and the excitement of Coogler's career moving forward. We discuss the making and purpose of this movie as well as the rest of Coogler's catalogue; Creed (2015) and Black Panther (2018)
Hey Thirst Buckets! We’re taking a break right now, resting up to do some intensive thirsting. But until then, we’re sharing some of our favorite episodes from over the years. In this one, we talk about Ryan Coogler, Bay Area Bae.Ryan Coogler is not your average Hollywood auteur, seeing as he is a) incredibly talented; b) apparently generous and gracious; c) fine as hell and d) fresh out of the Bay. All those things — and more — are what make him so very special. In this episode we take a closer look at Mr Coogler's back catalogue and back story, how he interacts with the women in his casts and crews, and what that accent of his does to our [REDACTED].Enjoy, and we’ll be back with a brand new episode next week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Before ‘Wakanda Forever!’ made over a billion dollars, and before Rocky emerged out of the shadows promising this fight may actually be “my final fight kid”, Ryan Coogler wrote and directed his very first film, Fruitvale station, that premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and won the Grand Jury Prize. It follows 22 year old Oscar Grant’s final day before being tragically shot by police on New Years Day, 2009. The pod are big fans of Coogler, and dove straight into the immensely deep level of craft and storytelling that make this excellent debut. So if you haven’t seen it, then pause re-watching emotional Rocky moments from Creed, and get ready for a great directorial debut. We also cover two shorts in our shorts of the week! The First Men by Stacey Richter and (our pod favourite) Lifehack by Will Dennis. We also shine a light on Cooglers first short, Locks, which is well worth a watch. We also need to clarify, we definitely are not sponsored by Mubi. Just so you know. But Mubi, if you’re reading this, throw us some love for us and our listeners. Please. That is all. Links to both shorts, and Locks by Ryan Coogler. Locks directed by Ryan Coogler. The First Men directed by Benjamin Kegan based on a short story by Stacey Richter Lifehack directed by Will Dennis Thanks for listening, enjoy. (Mubi, DM us and we’ll chat)
Director Ryan Coogler taps in to talk about his upbringing in Oakland, upcoming projects and how he's dealing with his meteoric rise in Hollywood.Slaps:White Dave - Gorilla https://soundcloud.com/whitedave/01-gorillaBosslife Big Spence - 10K https://soundcloud.com/bosslifebigspence/10k-bosslife-big-spence-pd-by-drew-banga
Welcome back to our appreciation series. Black Panther just had a good run at the Oscars coming away with 3. Today we take a look into the career of the man who directed and co-wrote that movie, Ryan Coogler. Enjoy!
Lil Sis & eBlerd at the Movies: Black Panther and Q&A with Ryan Coogler
Mixed Girl Mane and Blerdvision are back together IN PERSON and chatting about our experience watch Black Panther in the Directors Guild of America (DGA) theater and subsequent streaming Q&A with Ryan Coogler live from the Bay Area. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/blerdcomixed/message