Episode 118: "Tar" and "Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould "
Classical MG! Some avoided Todd Fields' Oscar nominated Tar because it looked too serious... - But tonight, along with the gentle indie Thirty-two Short films About Glenn Gould, MG argues that classical doesn't necessarily mean stuffy! Everything Everywhere All at Once won Best Picture in part because it was a rebuke of Oscar-bait pretension with its non-western story, diverse cast, and fun unpretentious style -Whereas in the lead up to the awards, many avoided the frontrunner, Todd Fields' Tar, because it appeared to be old-school Oscar: a ponderous, self-serious reinforcement of the Great Art. But tonight, along with the gentle indie Thirty-Two Short Films about Glenn Gould, MG argues that classical doesn't necessarily mean pretentious. MG gets Classical! Drink. Talk. Drink