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10 Jan 2022
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Review: ‘Licorice Pizza’: 

Robert Bound and guests Simran Hans and Jason Solomons discuss Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, a coming-of-age tale set in the heady summer heat of 1970s California. Underpinned by a soundtrack of original music and 1970s classics, the film winds a gentle story of young love with riotous escapades and cameos from the likes of Sean Penn and Bradley Cooper.

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29 Nov 2021
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Review: ‘House of Gucci’: 

Robert Bound, Tim Robey and Simran Hans discuss the accents, outfits and performances in Ridley Scott’s true-crime drama, ‘House of Gucci’. Has it lived up to the hype?

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8 Nov 2021
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Selling the silver screen: 

We head to Prop Store, an auction house that specialises in the sale of objects and costumes from some of the biggest blockbusters in film history. Inside, we find Batman, Spiderman, Marty McFly’s hoverboard, replicas of some of cinema’s most notorious monsters and all sorts of other artefacts, all ready to go under the hammer.

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25 Oct 2021
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Review: ‘Dune’: 

Robert Bound is joined by film critics Simran Hans and Karen Krizanovich to review Denis Villeneuve's epic new sci-fi blockbuster, ‘Dune’.

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27 Sep 2021
30 min

Monocle on Culture - James Bond: ‘No Time to Die’: 

We speak to director Cary Joji Fukunaga and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson about the much-anticipated new James Bond film, ‘No Time to Die’. They discuss the long-awaited movie, how Daniel Craig has shaped the character of 007 and making Bond for 2021.

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11 Oct 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We talk to veteran Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. Plus: director Miranda July discusses her new film, ‘Kajillionaire’, and we look back at the life of Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada.

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8 Mar 2020
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Max Alexander, Stanley Donwood and Dr Tessa Roynon: 

We meet Secret Cinema CEO Max Alexander to learn about experiential cinema and artist Stanley Donwood to discuss creativity in the anthropocene and his new book of linocuts, ‘Bad Island’. Plus, as a new documentary on Toni Morrison hits cinemas, we talk about the author’s legacy with Oxford academic Dr Tessa Roynon.

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8 Mar 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

This week: French-Moroccan author Leïla Slimani on her new book , ‘Sex and Lies’. Plus: we review Céline Sciamma’s latest film, ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’, and sit down with JP Mastey, the founder of Corpus, a unisex natural-deodorant brand.

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7 Mar 2020
30 min

The Foreign Desk - Has the US learnt anything from its longest war? : 

Nearly 19 years after invading Afghanistan, the US has agreed a peace deal with the Taliban. But is that really going to be an end to it? And will the US ever try anything similar again? Andrew Mueller is joined by Belquis Ahmadi and David Kilcullen.

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23 Feb 2020
54 min

Monocle on Sunday - Have you been paying attention?: 

Are new methods of communication making it easier or harder to stay in touch and in the know? Emma Nelson is joined by documentary filmmaker Myriam Zumbühl, and Mark Dittli, editor of Swiss financial publication ‘The Market’, at The Monocle Shop and café in Zürich.

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2 Feb 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Markus Hippi and Fernando Augusto Pacheco present the best of the past week on Monocle 24, including: Oscar-winning scriptwriter Dustin Lance Black, Berlin-based architect Francis Kéré and Australian chef Maggie Beer.

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19 Jan 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past seven days. We meet ‘1917’ director, Sam Mendes, hear about the return of Irish whiskey bonding and Andrew Tuck discusses the best music featuring architects.

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12 Jan 2020
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Sam Mendes, Nicolas Godin and Radie Peat: 

We meet Oscar-winning director Sir Sam Mendes to learn more about his First World War epic, ‘1917’. Plus: Nicolas Godin – one half of French electro-rocking legends, Air -– talks us through his latest album, and Radie Peat, a lynchpin of the contemporary Irish Folk scene, on how she uses ancient instruments to explore new sonic palettes.

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16 Dec 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - The Kingmaker: 

Lauren Greenfield interviews Imelda Marcos in this fascinating new documentary, which takes a look at the life of the former first lady of the Philippines and the controversies surrounding her husband’s dictatorship. Ben Rylan, Karen Krizanovich and Jason Solomons review.

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15 Dec 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Destroyer, Philipp Humm, Martin Hancock and Marie-Elsa Bragg: 

We meet musician Dan Bejar, better known as Destroyer, to find out about his forthcoming album, ‘Have We Met’. Plus: CEO-turned-filmmaker Philipp Humm and actor Martin Hancock discuss their adaptation of Goethe’s ‘Faust’, and priest Marie-Elsa Bragg on her intensely personal new book.

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8 Dec 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Markus Hippi and Fernando Augusto Pacheco present an hour of highlights from the last week on Monocle 24, including ‘Call Me by Your Name’ author, André Aciman; film-maker Zed Nelson discusses ‘The Street’; and Jeffrey McHale, director of ‘You Don't Nomi’, a look back at the cultural impact of ‘Showgirls’.

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1 Dec 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - André Aciman, Francesca Cartier Brickell and Jockum Nordström: 

André Aciman, author of ‘Call Me By Your Name’ tells us why he wanted to revisit the characters in its recent sequel, ‘Find Me’. Plus: we speak to Francesca Cartier Brickell, a scion of the Cartier dynasty, about her family history and join Jockum Nordström’s on a tour of his latest exhibition at London’s David Zwirner gallery.

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27 Oct 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Alejandro Landes, Elizabeth Semmelhack and Steve Goodman: 

‘Monos’ has been described as a cross between ‘Lord of the Flies’ and ‘Apocalypse Now’. The film’s director, Alejandro Landes, joins us to discuss how he brought his uncompromising and timely vision to the screen. We also hear from shoe historian Elizabeth Semmelhack, whose new book explores how trainers have been shaped by the spirit of collaboration. Plus: we meet Steve Goodman, an electronic musical artist and head of London’s iconic Hyperdub record label, to learn more about a new subsidiary devoted to the audio essay – and why some things are best listened to together.

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