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The Tinsel Factory: A Film History Podcast

Do you like movies? Do you know nothing about them? Do you want to? If you answered yes to any of these questions you’ve come to the right place. The Tinsel Factory is a podcast focusing on all aspects of the history of film that is accessible to everyone and will cover anything and everything movies. Each week your host breaks down a (insert noun here) from the echelons of film.

Not a film snob? Not a problem! Everything is presented and explained for the most causal film lover.

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Do you like movies? Do you know nothing about them? Do you want to? If you answered yes to any of these questions you’ve come to the right place. The Tinsel Factory is a podcast focusing on all aspects of the history of film that is accessible to everyone and will cover anything and everything movies. Each week your host breaks down a (insert noun here) from the echelons of film.

Not a film snob? Not a problem! Everything is presented and explained for the most causal film lover.

Welcome to The Tinsel Factory! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinselfactorypod/support << Show Less
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An Offer You Can't Refuse: The Making of Apocalypse Now This week on The Tinsel Factory, a story of a filmmaker and a crew going steadily crazy while shooting Apocalypse Now.


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Sources: Heart of Darkness: A Filmmakers Apocalypse

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An Offer You Can't Refuse: The Making of Apocalypse Now This week on The Tinsel Factory, a story of a filmmaker and a crew going steadily crazy while shooting Apocalypse Now.


Support This Podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinselfactorypod
Merch: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/the-tinsel-factory/all Venmo: @tinselfactorypod
Sources: Heart of Darkness: A Filmmakers Apocalypse

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An Offer You Can't Refuse: The Making of The Godfather This week on The Tinsel Factory, a story of a film that almost wasn’t - The Godfather.
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Sources:
youtube.com/watch?v=72HlbaAnZfo

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An Offer You Can't Refuse: Francis Ford Coppola This week on The Tinsel Factory, a brief history of Francis Ford Coppola and his many, varied motion pictures.

Also, your host discusses the 94th Academy Awards.

Movie reviews: The Lost City

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Sources:
https://web.archive.org/web/20190323144840/https://www.achievement.org/achiever/francis-ford-coppola/
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Francis-Ford-Coppola
youtube.com/watch?v=zJk8i5enfuc


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Queens of the Silent Age: Lillian Gish This week on The Tinsel Factory, the life and work of Hollywood’s first lady, Lillian Gish.

Movie reviews: You host’s definitive Oscar Best Picture Nominee Ranking.

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Sources:
https://books.google.com/books?id=X44SqEVU2r4C&pg=PA187#v=onepage&q&f=false

Lillian Gish: An Actors Life For Me

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Queens of the Silent Age: Mary Pickford This week on The Tinsel Factory, the life and work of Hollywood’s first movie star, Mary Pickford.

Movie reviews: Umma & King Richard

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Queens of the Silent Age: Clara Bow .This week on The Tinsel Factory, the life and work of Hollywood’s first “It Girl”, Clara Bow.
Movie reviews: The Batman
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Sources:
https://www.biography.com/actor/clara-bow

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Queens of the Silent Age: Theda Bara This week on The Tinsel Factory, the life and work of Hollywood’s first sex symbol, Theda Bara.

Movie reviews: CODA

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Sources:
https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/theda-bara
The Woman with the Hungry Eyes, 2006

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Black History Month: A Brief History of Blaxploitation This week on the Tinsel Factory, the meteoric rise of the Blaxploitation film genre and its even faster downfall.

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Black History Month: Sidney Poitier This week on The Tinsel Factory, the life of Sidney Poitier.

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Sources:
youtube.com/watch?v=HsH5f4FCBRg
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Sidney-Poitier
https://variety.com/2022/film/features/sidney-poitier-civil-rights-movement-martin-luther-king-jr-1235151697/
https://deadline.com/2022/01/sidney-poitier-family-issues-statement-on-loving-husband-adoring-father-1234906713/


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