Dec 9 2022
Die Hard dir. by John McTiernan
>>The final episode of the series is full of spoilers - watch Die Hard with your Disney+ subscription or better yet catch it at the cinema and get in the Christmas spirit before listening.Films and TV shows referenced:Die Hard (1988) dir. by John McTiernanFriends, season 7, episode 6, ‘The one with the nap partners'Moonlighting (1985-19189) created by Glenn Gordon CaronThe Fifth Element (1997) dir. by Luc BessonAvatar: The Way of Water (2022) dir. by James CameronMagic Mike’s Last Dance (2023) dir. by Steven SoderberghBarbie (2023) dir. by Greta GerwigOppenheimer (2023) dir. by Christopher NolanThe Menu (2022) dir. by Mark MylodShe Said (2022) dir. by Maria SchraderOther sources:Jay Holben, ‘Shot craft: Where do you put the camera’, ascmag.comTim Pelan, ‘Die Hard on a pedestal: Why John McTiernan’s action classic is such an ode to joy’, cinephiliabeyond.orgZoe Stavri, ‘Making fists with your toes: Towards a feminist analysis of Die Hard’, anotherangrywoman.comGeorge E. Turner, ‘Sophisticated visuals on grand scale for Die Hard’, ascmag.comAmerican Cinematographer podcast, episode 70, Die HardEditing and production by Lily Austin and James Brailsford, original theme music by James Brailsford. Thank you to Abby-Jo Sheldon for our logo.