Film Reviews Episodes

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James Bond 007 as portrayed by Pierce Brosnan: Behind the scenes. Talking with Michael Nathanson former President and COO of MGM and Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV blog.

Nov. 18, 2022

Michael Nathanson the former President of MGM talks about overseeing the Pierce Brosnan 007 movies, the Daniel Craig replacement and the Broccoli family that owns the James Bond franchise.

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Blonde: The Film. In conversation with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV blog.

Oct. 21, 2022

Marilyn Monroe, as seen through the eyes of director Andrew Dominik and author Joyce Carol Oates, starring Ana de Armas.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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LA Confidential, 25th anniversary. Film Producer and Former Studio Head Michael Nathanson speaks with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

Sept. 17, 2022

This award winning 1997 film portrays Los Angeles in 1953, where Hollywood celebrity collides with police corruption. Michael Nathanson produced LA Confidential which won two Oscars, and Shaun Chang interviews him. --- Sen…

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Bullitt starring Steve McQueen. In conversation with Shaun Chang of The Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

Aug. 19, 2022

Police drama set in San Francisco. Frank Bullitt a SFPD detective is working to protect a mobster who is to appear before a Senate panel. The action culminates with a 10 minute car chase that still enthralls audiences.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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The Towering Inferno : Talking with Shaun Chang of The Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

Aug. 4, 2022

1970s disaster genre film with an ensemble cast including Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway and William Holden among others.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Downton Abbey, A New Era. The Movie. In conversation with Shaun Chang, of the Hill Place, Movie and TV Blog.

July 22, 2022

Shaun Chang returns to the podcast to share his film insights, opinions and analysis of Downton Abbey, A New Era.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Family Plot: Alfred Hitchcock's last film. Talking with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

June 30, 2022

A light hearted thriller set in San Francisco in the mid-1970s.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Top Gun Maverick, starring Tom Cruise. Talking with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV Blog

June 2, 2022

Sequel to the 1986 Top Gun film also starring Tom Cruise. Ensemble cast of well rounded characters. Suspenseful.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Day for Night: a film by Francois Truffaut, Talking with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

May 20, 2022

François Truffaut’s comedy classic movie about making a movie. It won the 1974 Oscar for best foreign film. He was one of the great filmmakers of the second half of the 20th Century.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Nashville, The Film. Talking with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV blog.

May 17, 2022

Robert Altman’s 1975 drama about the intersecting lives of people in Nashville, Tennessee. Country music, the entertainment industry and politics are some of the major themes.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Mayhem and Drama at the Academy Awards. Talking with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

March 29, 2022

The 94th Academy Awards was one for the history books to paraphrase Chris Rock, one of the presenters. The best actor award went to Will Smith for his starring role in King Richard. But the Motion Picture Academy is weighing…

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Welcoming back Falcon Crest: With Shaun Chang of the TV and Movie Blog Hill Place.

March 6, 2022

1980s TV soap Falcon Crest is back on Amazon Prime IMDB-TV.

Guest: Shaun Chang
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Does Anyone Still Care About the Oscars ? Talking with Shaun Chang from the Movie and TV Blog Hill Place.

Feb. 18, 2022

Oscar Night used to be all glitz and glamour. But now its’ preachy virtue signaling is boring TV viewers. Will this year be better ?

Guest: Shaun Chang
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The Wife starring Glenn Close and Jonathan Price: Talking with Shaun Chang from the Movie and TV Blog Hill Place.

Jan. 21, 2022

A literary collaboration of husband and wife comes under scrutiny when the husband wins the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Guest: Shaun Chang