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The Everett Public Library produces review podcasts of movies (The Treatment) , books (The Lone Reader), and music (Mr. Neutron's Record Closet.) We also produce historical podcast series, such as "Everett Voices" and "Smokestack Soundbites." All are produced under Creative Commons licenses with Attribution and Sharealike provisions.
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Oct 9, 2018

Alan kicks off the library's Frankenfest celebration by reviewing James Whale's dual masterpieces, 1931's Frankenstein and 1935's Bride of Frankenstein. Alan will lead discussions of the two films on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Main Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Avenue. The showings begin at approximately 11:30am.

 

Music: "Kompat Project test recording," by Krisztina Zsolnai and Gabor Varadi; "Evoked Potentials, (signal-to-noise Ratio)" by Cage Cabarrett.

Sep 4, 2018

Newtown is an unexploitative, honest, yet shocking saga of the massacre--and aftermath-- of Newtown, CT's 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, which took the lives of twenty children and six adults. 

Aug 7, 2018

Alan Jacobson evaluates Faces Places, a academy award-winning documentary about French New Wave director Agnes Varda and her graffiti-artist collaborator JR as they travel through rural France making and placing giant murals of ordinary people. 

Jul 3, 2018

Alan Jacobson plumbs Andrew Haigh's unsung, underseen 2015 masterpiece.

Jun 5, 2018

A "youthquake" of a road movie: Homeless teens party, explore America, and sell magazines.

Additional music: "Beats," by Crooked Vision, courtesy of Internet Archive.

May 1, 2018

Master director Sidney Lumet's 1970s New York City life drama, crime caper, and anti-establishment social statement, all rolled into one exhilarating package.

Apr 3, 2018

Alan Jacobson gives "The Treatment" to 2015's near-future apocalyptic film Into the Forest, with Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood. A dark tale set in the dark woods.

Feb 15, 2018

Starring Claudette Colbert, who appeared in two other Oscar-nominated films in 1939. The script for Midnight was written by Billy Wilder, early in his career. He later wrote and/or directed such masterpieces as Sunset Boulevard, Double Indemnity, and Some Like It Hot

Feb 6, 2018

Alan Jacobson treats Hitchcock's overlooked masterpiece Foreign Correspondent.

Jan 2, 2018

An obscure but skillful 1948 noir, directed by Budd Boetticher, more widely known for his compelling B-Westerns.

Dec 5, 2017

The three Roberts (Ryan, Mitchum, and Young) star in a shadowy noir think piece about murder and bigotry. 

Nov 7, 2017

The original Blade Runner, Ridley Scott's 1982 SF masterpiece, is one of the most highly decorated SF films in history.

Oct 3, 2017

"The Treatment" of Jennifer Kent's 2015 new horror classic, The Babadook.

Sep 5, 2017

Crooks, footpads and gangsters cavort and sing in 1955's "Guys and Dolls" An audio review, written by Alan Jacobson and produced by Everett Public Library, WA.

Aug 1, 2017

Alan Jacobson gives "The Treatment" to Gene Kelly's 1949 classic musical, "On the Town," with Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, and Vera-Ellen.

Jul 5, 2017

Alan Jacobson provides "The Treatment."

May 30, 2017

Alan Jacobson gives The Treatment to Stanley Kubrick's epic black comedy of the Cold War, Dr. Strangelove

Apr 5, 2017

A "Treatment" review of the 2016 film Florence Foster Jenkins.

Mar 7, 2017

Alan Jacobson of Everett Public Library's Evergreen Cinema Society reviews the indy smash "Tangerine," an unlikely romp through the back alleys of LA's sex-worker society.

Feb 7, 2017

"The Treatment" audio film review of "Captain Fantastic" a 2016 comedy drama. Written and read by Alan Jacobson.

Dec 6, 2016

The Coen Brothers' black comedy Fargo gets The Treatment. Alan Jacobson provides The Treatment.

Nov 3, 2016

The rise and fall of Yoram Globus and Menachem Golan, whose schlocky, campy films changed the face of movie making.

Oct 4, 2016

A cantankerous department store owner goes undercover as a shoe salesman to hunt of unionizers at his store, but gets involved in their lives instead. This classic screwball comedy stars Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, and Charles Coburn. (unrated, 1941, 92 min. Director: Sam Wood)

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