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Y Tu Mamá También by Alfonso Cuarón


The “Cinephile Cuties” are ready to drive across Mexico. That’s because they’re chatting about Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Y Tu Mamá También.’ In this episode, Patrick and Casey discuss their favorite road trip movies. Plus, the boys put this film through their proprietary Fartsy Test. And Patrick recommends a drink pairing. If you like this show, tell a friend!Follow Farthouse on Twitter and InstagramFollow Patrick and Casey and on TwitterAnd follow Patrick and Casey on Letterboxd


14 Sep 2021

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40 - Alfonso Cuarón Movies

The Sunday Movie Marathon

This week Chris, Max and Darcie (from a top secret location) discuss Space Jam: A New Legacy and Alfonso Cuarón's Y Tu Mamá También, Children of Men and Roma. Nosotros estropeamos cada película 00:00 - Intro 02:28 - The Green Knight Delayed 12:04 - Space Jam: A New Legacy 29:59 - Y Tu Mamá También 57:21 - Children of Men 92:36 - Roma Next week we will be doing the famous £1 marathon. These movies will be announced in the week via our social media pages (so go follow them)

2hr 15mins

25 Jul 2021

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Alfonso Cuarón and Chaitanya Tamhane

Monocle 24: Monocle on Culture

Chaitanya Tamhane is a filmmaker whose titles include ‘Court’ and most recently ‘The Disciple’, which has just been released by Netflix. Alfonso Cuarón is an Oscar-winning Mexican film director best known for ‘Roma’ and ‘Gravity’. After meeting through a mentoring scheme that resulted in Tamhane shadowing Cuarón on the set of ‘Roma’, the two have now collaborated on Tamhane’s film ‘The Disciple’, for which Cuarón is the producer. In this week’s episode Robert Bound speaks to the duo about what they have learnt from each other’s creative processes, and about ‘The Disciple’ – a film about an Indian classical singer striving to become a master of his art.


21 Jun 2021

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Roma (2018) - Directed by Alfonso Cuarón

Roll It - A Movie Podcast

This week Ryan and Ty step into the world of Alfonso Cuarón, and talk about his semi-autobiographical Oscar winner - Roma. It's a great film with a lot to talk about, both in terms of craft and thematic elements. The behind the scenes documentary called "Road to Roma" (also on Netlfix) comes up so if you enjoy the movie and want to hear more from the director, check it out! Come back in two weeks for a talk on the 2010 film Shutter Island. Contact us at rollitpodcast@gmail.com or follow us!    Twitter - @RollItPodcast    Instagram - @rollitpodcast    Music by Ethan Rapp


7 Jun 2021

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19. Alfonso Cuarón

Latinx Lens

Alfonso Cuarón In this episode of Latinx Lens Catherine and Rosa look at three films directed by Alfonso Cuarón. "Great Expectations" (1998) This second Hollywood directed film is an adaptation of Charles Dicken's classic story. Although it's his least critically acclaimed film, there seems to be some early signs of his unique filmmaking style.  "Y Tu Mamá También (2001) Cuarón decides to return to his native country following the unfortunate experience he had filming Great Expectations. The film puts on full display Cuarón's abilities as a well-rounded filmmaker. Not only does he direct this film, but he also writes it. This film would be responsible for making Cuarón a household name. "Children of Men" (2006) Perhaps Cuarón's best film yet, this movie cements his Cuarón as one of the best directors currently working. Bending established genre's, this film challenges the definition of a disaster film by bending it with Sci-fi elements and breaking some elements from both genres. This isn't only Cuarón's best film yet, but one of the best films of all time. The Latinx Lens recommends for this episode is "Like Water for Chocolate" (1992). Directed by Alfonso Arau (this is the episode of the Alfonso's), this film would become the go to film representing Mexico to the world. It has a unique yet memorable story highlighting the importance of tradition, food, family relationships and forbidden love. Please Rate, Review & Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts! And make sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram @LatinxLens Follow Catherine on Twitter @thingscatloves & @shuffleonline Follow Rosa on Twitter and Instagram @rosasreviews Latinx Lens is part of the ShuffleOnline.net Podcast network Theme Music by David Rosen.

1hr 30mins

25 Mar 2021

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S1E3 - Alfonso Cuarón: The Man Who Does It All - Director, Writer, Producer

Mixed Take

Movies are normally referred to as motion pictures. In the case of Alfonso Cuarón, his movies are motion portraits. Each frame is carefully crafted until it unfolds into a scene. And each scene comes together until it forms an artistic picture of human struggle and growth. Join us to learn more about Cuarón's techniques and storytelling style.


11 Nov 2020

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Nude Ninjas Unite! – Watching Roma by Alfonso Cuarón

Alive Poets Society

Tom and Holly headline the ninth episode of APS where we discuss Roma directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Tom and Holly butt heads when it comes to how enjoyable they found this movie. After that fistfight, they dive into some of the movie’s core themes such as guilt, despair, work, and toxic masculinity. Holly drops some knowledge on the creation of the movie, and how it differs from most movies one normally watches. We end with everyone’s favorite segment, reviewing a review in The Review Review. It’s a good one.Come back in two weeks to hear us discuss the wonderfully imaginative short story “Beautiful Monsters” by Eric Puchner.Shout out to Mayo Nice for the intro music.Find us on Twitter @Alive_Poets and Instagram @TheAlivePoetsSociety to read and watch along with us. Email us with questions, suggestions, or money at TheAlivePoetsSociety@gmail.com. Please rate, share, and subscribe if you enjoyed!

1hr 27mins

16 Mar 2020

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PODCAST: 1917 Q&A with Sam Mendes and Alfonso Cuarón

Directors UK Podcast

With wins at the Golden Globes and the DGA Awards, Sam Mendes' 1917 is a roaring success. We were thrilled to be able to host a special event for members with Sam, and who better to discuss the film's stunning technical achievement than Oscar-winning master Alfonso Cuarón.Sam spoke to Alfonso about the amount of preparation that was required for such long takes, the continued relevance of the First World War, and why you shouldn’t be sat there wondering where the cuts are.We hope you enjoy the podcast!Music: Loyalty Freak


29 Jan 2020

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Can We Get Alfonso Cuarón On The Phone?: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (The Movie)

The Fox and the Foxhound: Love, Marriage, and Harry Potter

Hope you bought your tickets to COMPLAINEYFEST 2020 because The Wilsons have opinions about the film adaption of Book 3. As usual for the movie episodes, they’re giving you their most magical moments, most muggle moments (spoiler alert that section is longer), best casting decisions, dream recasts, and movie-inspired marriage lessons. Support the show (http://patreon.com/thefoxandthefoxhound)

1hr 20mins

28 Jan 2020

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Speculative Fiction: Were Saunders, Bradbury, and Alfonso Cuarón right?– Episode 1 of Alive Poets Society

Alive Poets Society

In our first-ever (and probably longest-ever) episode of Alive Poets Society, we dive into pre and post-apocalyptic literature in our speculative fiction themed episode. We analyze, philosophize, and comedicize (?) the two stories, “Escape from Spiderhead” by George Saunders and “There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury, along with the film Children of Men (links to read and watch below). After introducing speculative fiction as a genre, we writers dive into Saunder’s prose, which demands questions like: Why is our generation so anxious? Should we take drugs to cure this anxiety? How does Saunders approach good vs. evil in the text? And is swallowing opioids and playing Borderlands a modern-day nirvana?         Next, we look at the flick Children of Men. The movie was a little too perspicacious in its predictions for our liking as we make connections between the ‘refugee crisis’ in the movie and the way America treats immigrants today. After breaking down the plot and mechanics of the film, we tap into some hidden motifs created through the weaving of Christian and Hindu allusions throughout the film. Holly and Maxwell make it clear that they wouldn’t help a cry baby under any circumstances, and we come to a conclusion about the number of Werther's Originals George W. Bush has to give to Michelle Obama in order to win back the approval of the American People. Lastly, we flaunt our detective skills as we crack the code of why this great movie tanked at the box office.         “There Will Come Soft Rains” sparks a discussion about speculative fiction as a whole, and why it sometimes works and sometimes doesn’t. Maxwell agrees to fight the descendants of Ray Bradbury after besmirching his name. Holly suggests parading the streets with big cats, and Maxwell and Tom are here for it.         The episode ends with our final segment, reviewing a review from The Review Review (linked below). Apologizing in advance to the writer of said review, we up and down-tick the review based on its clarity, grammar, and overall writing quality. Spoiler alert, the review does not fare well.Find us on Twitter @Alive_Poets and Instagram @TheAlivePoetsSociety. Email us with questions, suggestions, or money at TheAlivePoetsSociety@gmail.com. Please rate, share, and subscribe if you enjoyed!Shout out to Mayo Nice for the intro music.“There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury: https://www.btboces.org/Downloads/7_There%20Will%20Come%20Soft%20Rains%20by%20Ray%20Bradbury.pdf“Escape from Spiderhead” by George Saunders: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2010/12/20/escape-from-spiderheadChildren of Men: https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0206634/The Review Review review: http://www.thereviewreview.net/reviews/small-journal-big-teeth

1hr 22mins

15 Nov 2019