The Next Picture Show
About This Show
A biweekly roundtable by the former editorial team of The Dissolve examining how classic films inspire and inform modern movies. Episodes take a deep dive into a classic film and its legacy in the first half, then compare and contrast that film with a modern successor in the second. Hosted and produced by Keith Phipps, Tasha Robinson, Scott Tobias and Genevieve Koski. Part of the Filmspotting family of podcasts and the Panoply Network.
Most Recent Episode
#065: (Pt. 2) Batman (1989) / The Lego Batman Movie
5 days ago
Tim Burton’s BATMAN kick-started the cinematic and pop-culture proliferation of the now-ubiquitous Batman, who today can not only sustain multiple movies at once, but also provides ample fodder for the reference-happy new THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE. In this half of our discussion of all things Batmen, we talk about all the ways LEGO BATMAN draws on — and benefits from — the character’s long history, and consider how the larger Bat Universe has evolved on film since Burton’s day. Plus, Your Next Picture Show, where we share recent filmgoing experiences in hopes of putting something new on your cinematic radar.Please share your comments, thoughts, and questions about BATMAN, LEGO BATMAN, or both by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or leaving a short voicemail at (773) 234-9730. Your Next Picture Show: * Tasha: ’66 BATMAN, BATMAN: RETURN OF THE CAPED CRUSADERS, and BOY WONDER: MY LIFE IN TIGHTS* Keith: Kirsten Johnson’s CAMERAPERSON* Genevieve: Stephen Frears’ FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS