MUBI Podcast


MUBI Podcast


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The award-winning podcast from curated streaming service MUBI.Season 3, titled "Needle on the Record," dives into the unifying power of movie music and tells the stories behind some of cinema’s most renowned “needle-drops” — moments where filmmakers deployed pre-existing music instead of an original score. Each episode explores an iconic needle drop that has become part of pop culture, from the 19th-century waltz that launched Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey into orbit, to the ‘80s cover song that Donnie Darko sent to the top of the UK charts.MUBI Podcast: Season 2, “Only in Theaters,” focused on the stories of individual movie...

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Score: 4.5

Nicholas Quah • Vulture Nov 10, 2021

"The podcast takes the form of an audio-documentary series that explores several moviegoing cultures outside American shores. Its first season explores many topics, including: the rise of the Chinese film industry as told through the lens of its first blockbuster, Dream Factory; the backstory to the longest-running film in Bollywood history, 1995’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge…"

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