THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO (1998)

We are joined by the writer, director, and producer of The Last Days of Disco, Whit Stillman, to talk about his film, his fascination with complex female friendships and group social life generally, as well as the appeal of shaggy, meandering, narratives. Whit regales us with stories that inspired the film, his experience with disco,Continue reading “THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO (1998)”

BOTTLE ROCKET / HARD EIGHT (1996)

The cows are joined by Mattia Acetoso to discuss the feature debuts of Wes and Paul Thomas Anderson. What might we learn about these original and influential directors’ first films? Both movies center around misfits who retreat from a random and often harsh reality to form their own surrogate families and find new ways ofContinue reading “BOTTLE ROCKET / HARD EIGHT (1996)”

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