Holiday Spectacular Part 1

The American Cinematheque Show

Episode 3

In Part 1, “Ghost of Q&As Past” screenwriter Larry Karaszewski returns to the show to discuss his all-time favorite Christmas film, the little known 1969 T.V. Movie J.T., and AC moderator Jim Hemphill breaks down what makes DIE HARD, KISS KISS BANG BANG, and EYES WIDE SHUT the ultimate films for the season. This episode also features interviews from past holiday events at the AC, with guests including Jack Lemmon & Edie Adams (THE APARTMENT), Leon Vitali (EYES WIDE SHUT), Shane Black (KISS KISS BANG BANG), and Steven de Souza (DIE HARD).


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About the American Cinematheque Show

The American Cinematheque Show is the official podcast of the American Cinematheque, the Los Angeles-based, member-supported film nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and celebrate the experience of cinema as a moving art form. The podcast offers listeners in-depth explorations of diverse film topics and features interviews with special guests, as well as exclusive content from the Cinematheque’s vast spanning archive of Q&As recorded live at Cinematheque screenings and events. Hosted by American Cinematheque film programmer Grant Moninger.

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