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Sprocket Damage

Sprocket Damage

Sprocket Damage digs deep(ish) into current and classic films and film-related subjects to bring to you insightful, humorous, and enlightening perspectives on the industry.

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Episode listing

  • Oct 21 2020, Ep 11 – The Invisible Man: Elisabeth Moss has had to deal with a lot of scary men in her career, and this film is no different. While surprisingly good, the film is not without it’s shortcomings, some of which aren’t its fault and can all be blamed (somehow) on Thanos…? (26 min)
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  • Oct 05 2020, Ep 10 – Amulet: We’re starting to get into the Halloween mode with our first horror film! This title is available to rent through the International Film Series website and is well worth the watch. Why? Well, it’s a first-time female writer/director who demonstrates how to tell an eerie feminist horror story with a great slow burn and an... (16 min)
    Listen to Ep 10 – Amulet:
  • Aug 31 2020, Ep 09 – V For Vendetta: Finishing up their round of films based off of graphic novels, Jason and Kristel dig into the awkwardly timely V FOR VENDETTA and talk about how it relates to the 2020 pandemic and political climate. Plus, Jason finally asks Kristel the big question! (35 min)
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  • Jul 06 2020, Ep. 08 – Watchmen: This movie is dense! How does this divisive film compare to its graphic novel source material? Kristel and Jason dig deep and shed some light on this 2009 flick. (37 min)
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  • Jul 06 2020, Ep. 07 – Constantine: Kristel joins the show to talk about the 2005 film, CONSTANTINE. How does it hold up when looking at it almost 15 years later? (29 min)
    Listen to Ep. 07 – Constantine:
  • Aug 13 2019, Ep. 06 – Review: The Shape of Water and the King Kong Conundrum: This week Jason takes a moment to review the new film by acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro. The Shape of Water is a new fantasy/drama and in this spoiler-free review, we talk about where it succeeded, where it tripped up, and how it relates to the King Kong movies. (20 min)
    Listen to Ep. 06 – Review: The Shape of Water and the King Kong Conundrum:
  • Aug 13 2019, Ep. 05 – Gunfighter Nation with Alex Cox: This week we welcome famed indie filmmaker Alex Cox to talk about his experiences both in front and behind the camera, as well as learning a bit about the production of his new feature length western, TOMBSTONE RASHOMON. (36 min)
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  • Aug 13 2019, Ep. 04 – Sympathetic Villains: This week Jason sits down with Kate and Adam to bicker about their personal picks for 3 villains that they feel they could sympathize with on some level. Do you agree with their choices? Who would you pick? (65 min)
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  • Aug 13 2019, Ep. 03 – Film vs Digital in Academia: This week we sit down with an Associate Professor Victor Jendras to talk about the use of Film and Digital Film in an Academic setting. (75 min)
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  • Aug 13 2019, Ep. 02 – Indie Cinematography with Alana Murphy: Today I sat down with indie cinematographer Alana Murphy to talk a bit about her process and how working with smaller budget films influences what she does. (57 min)
    Listen to Ep. 02 – Indie Cinematography with Alana Murphy:

Tickets

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$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
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Parking

Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.

RTD Bus

Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

International Film Series

(Originally called The University Film Commission)
Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

C.U. Film Program

(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

Celebrating Stan

Created by Suranjan Ganguly in 2003.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Established 2017 by Chair Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz.

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Sprocket Damage
: Sprocket Damage digs deep(ish) into current and classic films and film-related subjects to bring to you insightful, humorous, and enlightening perspectives on the industry.

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