Episodes
For the May edition of Miniography, Filmography’s spin-off series in the off months of the show, we take a look back at Ridley Scott's 1979 space horror masterpiece Alien on its 40th anniversary. Together, Film and TV Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer, Editor in Chief Michael Roffman, and Daily Grindhouse editor Mike Vanderbilt discuss the lasting impact of Scott's masterpiece, the ways in which it changed the horror genre, the very '70s nature of its working-class roughneck heroes, and much more.
Published 05/23/19
Published 05/23/19
Our fourth season of Filmography, on the films of genre-blending filmmaker Tim Burton, concludes the season with its fifth and final episode, "Burton in Stop-Motion". This week, CoS Film/TV Editor and host Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by CoS senior writer and editor of The Spool Clint Worthington and writer and The Film Stage Show co-host Michael Snydel. Together, they discuss the ways in which stop-motion animation is and was perfectly suited to Burton's sensibilities as a director, how...
Published 04/25/19
Our fourth season of Filmography, on the films of genre-blending dreamer Tim Burton, continues with our fourth episode, "Pop Burton". This week, CoS Film/TV Editor and host Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by editor-in-chief Michael Roffman and The Fifth Dimension co-host Samantha Kuykendall. Together, they discuss the larger influence Burton's style has had on modern blockbuster films, the speed with which he became confident in his filmmaking, the genre-changing triumphs of his superhero...
Published 04/18/19
Our fourth season of Filmography, on the films of genre-blending dreamer Tim Burton, continues with our third episode, "Burton's Whimsy". This week, CoS Film/TV Editor and host Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by Editorial Director Matt Melis and Chicago literary performer Natalie Marsh. Together, they discuss Burton's shifting approaches to "whimsy" as a broad concept, the ways in which some of his most vivid imagined worlds have been met by diminishing returns, how Burton's conception of...
Published 04/11/19
Our fourth season of Filmography, on the films of genre-blending dreamer Tim Burton, continues with our second episode, "Adult Burton". This week, CoS Film/TV Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by senior writer Allison Shoemaker and film critic Caroline Siede to discuss Burton's approaches to more emotionally and dramatically mature material, the ways in which "adaptation" has been an ever-shifting concept throughout decades of Burton's work, the complications that arose when he took on...
Published 04/04/19
Tim Burton defined a generation’s imagination with his alternately spooky, sweet, and sincerely scary features. This episode deconstructs his moth gothic works: Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, Dark Shadows, and Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children.
Published 03/28/19
For the February edition of Miniography, Filmography’s spin-off series in the off months of the show, we're headed back to New York City circa 1989, as Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan can't help falling in love in Rob Reiner's modern romantic comedy classic When Harry Met Sally.
Published 02/14/19
For this special Oscars edition of the podcast, host and Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman and senior writer Clint Worthington to discuss the Best Picture nominees, the wave of controversy following this year's ceremony well before it takes place, the question marks surrounding which categories will even make this year's broadcast, and much more.
Published 01/31/19
For this special Christmas premiere edition of Miniography, Filmography's spin-off series in the off months of the show, Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by Consequence of Sound's Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman and The A.V. Club's Randall Colburn to discuss Arnold Schwarzenegger's transition into family comedies, the capitalist hellscape of this 1996 classic, and much more.
Published 12/21/18
Our third season of Filmography on the Master of Horror John Carpenter concludes with our fifth and final episode, John Carpenter vs. Americana, as Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by CoS Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman and Daily Grindhouse's Mike Vanderbilt. Together, they examine Carpenter's understanding of the American Dream as seen in some of his most offbeat features and classics alike, the ways in which Carpenter's politics wrestle with things we're still forced to...
Published 10/26/18
Our third season of Filmography on the Master of Horror John Carpenter continues, as Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined for this week's episode, John Carpenter vs. The Monster Mash, by Halloweenies and The Losers Club contributor Mackenzie Gerber and CoS senior writer/Alcohollywood podcast co-host and editor Clint Worthington. Together, they examine Carpenter's understanding of monstrousness, the ways in which his filmmaking informs the scares of some of his creatures, the wildly...
Published 10/18/18
Our third season of Filmography on the Master of Horror John Carpenter continues, as Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined for this week's third episode, John Carpenter vs. The Man, by The A.V. Club's Katie Rife and Daily Grindhouse's Mike Vanderbilt. Together, they examine Carpenter's perceptions of latter-20th century America, the emergence of some of his most prevalent themes and filmmaking approaches, and how the director's politics have manifested in his work in subtle,...
Published 10/12/18
Our third season of Filmography on the Master of Horror John Carpenter continues, as Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman and senior writer Blake Goble. Together, they examine Carpenter's perceptions of good and evil from the beyond, the ways in which his '80s heyday reflected this pet interest across a riot of different styles, and how Carpenter progressed rapidly from a horror filmmaker to one of modern film's most versatile auteurs. This...
Published 10/05/18
To kick off the third full season of Filmography on the Master of Horror John Carpenter, Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by The Losers' Club/Halloweenies co-host Justin Gerber and Chicago comedy/lit performer Natalie Marsh. Together, they examine Carpenter's perceptions of evil from beyond Earth, the ways in which his later work was informed by (and liberally stole from) some of his best early features, and how Carpenter's politics manifest even in stories of the...
Published 09/27/18
On "Human Extremes", the final episode of our Stanley Kubrick season of Filmography, Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by CoS editor-in-chief Michael Roffman and senior writer Blake Goble to examine the filmmaker's most sprawling works, his visions of humanity pushed to the absolute bounds of its existence, and just what it was that made Stanley Kubrick tick as a director.This week's discussion is focused around the following features:2001: a space odyssey (1968)Barry Lyndon...
Published 07/06/18
On "Human Desire", the third episode of our Stanley Kubrick season of Filmography, Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by CoS senior writers and The Losers Club co-hosts Randall Colburn and Justin Gerber to examine the filmmaker's most sexually charged works, how his interests in the physical body were maintained and altered over time, how Kubrick envisions male desire in particular, and much more.This week's discussion is focused around the following features:Lolita (1962)A...
Published 06/29/18
On "Human Warfare", the second episode of our Stanley Kubrick season of Filmography, Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by CoS senior writers and TV Party co-hosts Allison Shoemaker and Clint Worthington to examine the filmmaker's wartime films, specifically what they conveyed about Kubrick's ideals, the eras in which they were produced, and the experiences of mankind at war in general.This week's discussion is focused around the following features:Paths of Glory (1957)Spartacus...
Published 06/21/18
Filmography returns to take a comprehensive dive into one of filmmaking's most venerated bodies of work: Stanley Kubrick, whose 13 feature-length films made invaluable contributions to the medium while also reinventing it as they went along.From the raw intimacy of personal conflict to the mysteries at the edges of the known universe, Kubrick's work spanned eras, territories, and styles alike as few other filmmakers ever have.For the season premiere, "Human Deceit," Consequence of Sound Film...
Published 06/14/18
On the third episode of Filmography, "The Dramatist", Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman and The Film Stage's Michael Snydel to weigh in on the dramatic backbone of Wes Anderson's work, as seen through the following:The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)The Darjeeling Limited (2007) The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)The group breaks down the films' respective sense of drama, look(s), performances, and much more in the third and final chapter of Filmography's...
Published 04/06/18
On the second episode of Filmography, aptly dubbed "The Dreamer," Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer is joined by TV Editor Allison Shoemaker and senior writer Randall Colburn to consider the more fantastical aspects of Wes Anderson's work, as seen through the following:The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Isle of Dogs (2018)The group breaks down the films' respective sense of fantasy, look(s), performances, and much more in the second chapter of Filmography's...
Published 03/30/18
As Isle of Dogs makes its way into theaters, the first edition of Consequence Podcast Network's new quarterly series Filmography kicks off with a deep dive into the oeuvre of one of modern American filmmaking's most instantly recognizable directors, Wes Anderson. Anderson's signature merging of mid-century pop arcana, archly delivered one-liners, endless flights of whimsy, and moments of devastating pathos immediately stands apart from so many would-be masters of anchored quirk. Throughout...
Published 03/23/18
Filmography is a quarterly podcast chronicling a legendary filmmaker’s oeuvre. Grab some popcorn and sit down with Consequence of Sound Film Editor Dominick Suzanne-Mayer, who leads an engaging and punchy conversation with guests and covers everything from iconic characters to recurring aesthetics and running motifs. 
Published 03/22/18