Amanda's Picture Show A Go Go is a podcast and blog created by Amanda Iman. A long-time film buff, she discusses all genres of motion pictures (except horror), as well as award show predictions and results, with a variety of guests.
The show posts every Wednesday and Saturday. Subscribe to Amanda's Picture Show A Go Go on iTunes and other podcasting services. Past episodes can be found on the podcast feed as well as with the By Title and By Guest links at right, or check back on this page every week for direct listening links for the most recent installments.
THE BEGUILED ~ Amanda welcomes new guests and fellow Lady Pod Squad-ers, Justine from The Cutaways, Courtney from Chicks with Flicks and Hannah from Film Roast, to discuss the latest Sofia Coppola film. Justine calls the film, “sexual tension: the movie”, Courtney is the resident expert on all things beguiled and beguiling, Hannah dresses as Austen Powers, and Amanda spots a penis metaphor.
JAWS ~ Amanda welcomes new guest, Andrea, along with return guests, Colleen, Stephen and Carl, to discuss the original summer blockbuster! Andrea experiences the Spielberg classic for the first time and only jumps a couple times, Colleen loves the wince scene between Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen points out that the “pond” isn’t actually a pond, Carl knows a TON about the Jaws sequels, and Amanda has a deep seeded fear of sharks.
NEPHEW ADVENTURES - THE SECRET GARDEN ~ Amanda begins a new series of mini episodes where she goes takes her nephews to the movies and they talk about the film afterwards. First up is the 1993 film, The Secret Garden.
STATIC COPY ISLAND: 48-HOUR FILM PROJECT 2016 INTERVIEW ~ With the 2017 Columbus 48 Hour Film project approaching this weekend, Amanda takes us back to 2016 when she sat down with Static Copy Island's Shane and Cody to talk about their 2016 entry, "Existence."
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING ~ Amanda welcomes an A-team of guests for this roundtable discussion. Marianne, Keith, Stephen, Carl, Sean, Tim and Brittney all assemble to discuss Spider-Man: Homecoming. Marianne is not a fan of the Sam Raimi films, Keith points out the influence of the Miles Morales comics on the film, Stephen likes that the high schoolers in the movie actually look and act like kids and not adults, Carl enjoys the meta-textual casting of Michael Keaton, Sean proposes a montage mashup of Uncle Ben and the Wayne parents’ deaths, Tim likes the changes the filmmakers made to The Vulture from the comics, Brittney appreciates how the film melded in to the MCU, and Amanda is so happy this movie wasn’t another origin story.
REAR WINDOW ~ Amanda welcomes back Erika to discuss the Hitchcock classic, Rear Window. Erika will gladly take the dresses from the 1950s but she’ll leave the sexism, and Amanda totally nerds out over the dialogue in the movie.
BABY DRIVER ~ Amanda and return guests, Erik and Katie, discuss the newist Edgar Wright flick. Erik hopes the film gets some sound editing love come Awards Season, Katie is really excited that Ansel Elgort doesn’t have cancer in this movie, and Amanda goes to IKEA instead of seeing the new Transformers movie.
LABYRINTH ~ Amanda welcomes new guest, Carl, and return guests, Colleen, Stephen, Jessica and Tim to discuss the Jim Henson classic. Carl is creeped out by the “helping hands”, Colleen recommends enjoying the movie while under the influence of certain substances, Stephen shares some insight into David Bowie’s tight, tight pants, Jessica has some serious hair envy, Tim wishes they’d used a real owl instead of a CGI owl, and Amanda spots some details in the 4k restoration that she’d never seen before.
ROUGH NIGHT ~ It’s the first official crossover episode! Amanda has Katie and Wesleigh from the Viewing Party Podcast on to discuss the comedy, Rough Night. Katie has a famous laugh, Wesleigh likes how real all of the characters feel, and Amanda likes the movie more on her second viewing.