December 28, 2022

EP. 247.1 — A Christmas Story (re-release)

Unspooled will return with new episodes 1/13 – be sure to catch up with “Jeanne Dielman” before we kick off Jeanne-uary, until then enjoy one of our favorite holiday episodes!

 

Paul & Amy unwrap 1983’s holiday nostalgia trip A Christmas Story! They learn about the life of the film’s inspiration Jean Shepherd, discover how the flagpole scene was shot, and ask if a film like this can still hold the attention of kids today. Plus: Michael Dowse, director of “8-Bit Christmas,” tells us about the Christmas films that inspired him.

 

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