90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest
101 Dalmatians with Chris Butler

101 Dalmatians with Chris Butler

January 10, 2020

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In episode 28 Sam is joined by Chris Butler from Laika Studios, writer and director of Missing Link and ParaNorman

Chris has chosen 101 Dalmatians (76 minutes), Disney's 1961 animated feature based on Dodie Smith's classic novel, The Hundred And One Dalmatians. 

Chris and Sam talk about 101 Dalmations influence on Missing Link, the groundbreaking art style of the film and the most iconic of all Disney villians, Cruella de Vil, animated by Marc Davis. 

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Hosted and produced by @sam_clements. Produced and edited by Louise Owen. Guest star Chris Butler. Additional editing and sound mixing by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Missing Link is out now on Digital, DVD and Blu-ray. 

Bonus Link: Milton Gray and Michael Barrier's interview with legendary Disney animator Milt Kahl

Review Of The Decade 2019 | New Year’s Bonus

Review Of The Decade 2019 | New Year’s Bonus

December 31, 2019

Happy New Year from the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest! Welcome to our special end of 2019 bonus episode. 

Host Sam Clements and producer Louise Owen discuss some 2019 highlights, and take a look at some of the highest grossing under 90 minute movies of the decade. 

We also check the answerphone for messages from past and future podcast guests, who share their favourite under 90 minute films from the last 10 years. 

Thank you for listening! We'll be back with our next full episode in January. 

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen.

Guest stars Corrina Antrobus (Bechdel Test Fest), Mark Jenkin (writer & director Bait), Becky Brynolf (And Then What?) James Hunt (Cinematic Universe), Neil Alcock (The Incredible Suit), Kobi Omenaka (Flixwatcher & The Wire Stripped), Rebecca Callard, Liam Dempsey (Spocklight), Beth Webb (Bechdel Test Fest), Seb Patrick (Cinematic Universe), Dave and Cathy (The Cinemile), Tim Anderson (chef and cookbook author) and Sam Gilbey (artist and our logo designer!) 

Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey. Edited by @lukemakestweets.

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Bonus link: "Great things come in bears" 

Trailer | The Holiday Season

Trailer | The Holiday Season

December 22, 2019

A trailer for a new side-project from the 90 Minutes or Less Film Fest team. You may like it if you are open to films over 90 minutes. 

The Holiday Season, a podcast that takes a detailed look at writer-director Nancy Meyers's 2006 Christmas classic, The Holiday.

Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your podcatcher of choice, episodes available now.

 

Rope with Neil Alcock

Rope with Neil Alcock

December 6, 2019

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In episode 27 Sam is joined by Neil Alcock, the man behind film blog The Incredible Suit.  

Neil has chosen Alfred Hitchcock's 1948 single-location thriller Rope (80 minutes) starring John Dall, Farley Granger and James Stewart. 

Neil and Sam talk about Hitchcock's pioneering filmmaking, James Stewart playing against type and champion the epic background set. 

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen. Guest star Neil Alcock. Edited by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Bonus Link: Every Hitchcock film ranked on The Incredible Suit 

Before Sunset with Tess Morris

Before Sunset with Tess Morris

November 22, 2019

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In episode 26 Sam is joined by screenwriter Tess Morris (Man Up, Hulu's Casual). Tess also hosts romantic comedy podcast You Had Us At Hello with fellow screenwriting expert Billy Mernit.

Tess has chosen Richard Linklater's 2004 romantic drama Before Sunset (80 minutes) starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. Nominated for an Academy Award for 'Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay', this is the second film in the iconic 'Before Trilogy' and the only title in the series eligible for our film festival. 

Tess and Sam talk about the films incredible dialogue scenes, on screen bathroom breaks and Celine's iconic cat, Ché. 

We've ALSO teamed up up with the lovely people at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Criterion to give one lucky podcast fan a chance to win the Before Trilogy blu-ray box set! Check our Twitter feed @90minfilmfest for more details! Ts&Cs: Competition closes 1 Dec 2019. Open to UK residents only. Our decision is final. 

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen. Guest star Tess Morris. Edited by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Bonus Link: We'd recommend checking out Billy Mernit's Writing The Romantic Comedy as mentioned by Tess in the podcast. 

Dead Man’s Shoes with Liam Dempsey

Dead Man’s Shoes with Liam Dempsey

November 8, 2019

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In episode 25 Sam is joined by Liam Dempsey, co-host of Spocklight: A Star Trek Podcast, a show that explores the Star Trek franchise from a non-Trekkie perspective.

Liam has chosen Shane Meadows's 2004 revenge drama Dead Man's Shoes (86 minutes) starring Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch and Toby Kebbell. 

Liam and Sam talk about Shane Meadows's use of violence on screen, Toby Kebbell's impressive big screen debut and the film's experimental origins. 

We unfortunately experienced some technical issues whilst recording this episode, you may notice a drop in audio quality towards the end of the show. 

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen. Guest star Liam Dempsey. Edited by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Bonus Link: If you like Shane Meadows and Paddy Considine, we'd recommend listening to episode 7, Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee with Joe Cunningham

24. What We Do In The Shadows with Caitlin Benedict

24. What We Do In The Shadows with Caitlin Benedict

October 25, 2019

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In episode 24 Sam is joined by Caitlin Benedict, producer on BBC Radio 4's The Film Programme and co-host of NB: My Non-binary Life, a BBC Sounds podcast. In NB Caitlin and co-host Amrou Al-Kadhi ask the big questions about gender & identity.

Caitlin has chosen Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement's 2014 horror-comedy What We Do In The Shadows (85 minutes).

Caitlin and Sam talk about the film's improvised comedy, loving references to the vampire movie canon, Taika Waititi being a genuinely good dude and Peter Jackson's orc ears. 

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen. Guest star @caitlinbenny. Edited by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Bonus Links: Actual Tangfastics and Vampire Teeth

23. New York Is A Big Apple with Alison S.M. Kobayashi

23. New York Is A Big Apple with Alison S.M. Kobayashi

October 11, 2019

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In episode 23 Sam is joined by Alison S.M. Kobayashi, Director of Special Projects at Union Docs in Brooklyn, as well as creator and star of hit New York theatre production Say Something Bunny!

Alison has chosen Will Martin and André Valentim Almeida’s New York Is A Big Apple, an experimental essay film created from found images and appropriated audio. The piece explores the complex and contradictory role of the ‘author’ in the construction of society and its artifacts. The film was produced by Union Docs in 2010 as part of a season of collaborative projects. 

Alison and Sam talk about the origin of Say Something Bunny!, the rich experience of watching short work on a big screen, and the mystery of some of the footage used in New York Is A Big Apple

You can watch the film on the Union Docs Living Los Sures website.

Thank you to Silk Factory for supporting this episode. See more of their work at silkfactory.co.

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen. Guest star Alison S.M. Kobayashi (@saysmthingbunny). Edited by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Bonus Links: Discover more about the Living Los Sures project.

22. Safety Not Guaranteed LIVE with Colin Trevorrow, Helen Zaltzman and Martin Austwick

22. Safety Not Guaranteed LIVE with Colin Trevorrow, Helen Zaltzman and Martin Austwick

September 27, 2019

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In this special live episode Sam is joined by podcasting powerhouses Helen Zaltzman and Martin Austwick, who selected today's movie, as well as Colin Trevorrow, the director of today's movie. Recorded at the London Podcast Festival 2019.  

Helen and Martin have selected Colin's 2012 Sundance Film Festival hit, Safety Not Guaranteed (86 minutes). Written by Derek Connolly and starring Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson, Karan Soni and Kristen Bell. 

Helen, Martin, Colin and Sam have a spoiler-filled chat about the film, discuss the challenges of making a time machine and the joys of the Pacific North West. 

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen. Guest stars Helen ZaltzmanMartin Austwick and Colin Trevorrow. Edited by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Bonus Links: Our guest's podcast recommendations Have You Heard George's Podcast?Imaginary Advice and Everything Is Alive.

21. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm with Sam Pay

21. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm with Sam Pay

September 13, 2019

Sam Clements is curating a fictional film festival. He'll accept almost anything, but the movie must not be longer than 90 minutes. This is the 90 Minutes Or Less Film Fest podcast.

In episode 21, Sam is joined by Sam Pay, actor and co-host of the Song By Song podcast.

Sam has chosen '90s animated classic, Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm (76 Minutes) featuring voice work from Kevin Conroy, Dana Delany, Stacy Keach and Mark Hamill.

Sam and Sam talk about the Saturday morning origins of the film, merchandise related spoilers, and Mark Hamill’s iconic take on the Joker.

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Hosted by @sam_clements. Produced by Louise Owen. Guest star Sam Pay. Edited by @lukemakestweets. Music by @martinaustwick. Artwork by @samgilbey.

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Bonus Link: Read more about the production on The Hollywood Reporter