Cinematic Breadcrumbs

Cinematic Breadcrumbs

This is a podcast all about films – and analyzing them from a historical & cultural context, where I talk about the film itself, as well as its food, fashion, fun facts & more. Each film is broken down by series with the occasional special guest!

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October 27, 2021 73 min

To finish off the last episode of ELVIRATOBER where we work through her 40th Anniversary Special (found on Shudder) and her new memoir "Yours Cruelly," we are doing a deep-dive into the 1973 flick "Messiah of Evil." It is considered a "Lovecraftian Giallo horror" so I will talk about what that means & give a breakdown of the movie (yes, there are spoilers!).

I also will talk about Cassandra "Elvira&#...

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This weeks episode analyzes the 1960's horror classic "City of the Dead," about one woman's' journey to Whitewood, New England to research the Salem Witch Trials, only to find that the witches are far from dead and gone.

I use this episode to give a brief overview of the Salem Witch Trials - how they started, what it was all about - and how this part of history has seen itself replicated time and time again, spe...

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This week we look at the 1959 Winston Castle classic horror flick "House on Haunted Hill" - Elvira's first horror movie (which she watched at 8 years old!) and one of the films curated by her for the recently released 40th Anniversary Special, which stars the one and only Vincent Price, and had a major impact on horror cinema to follow.

I also look at Elvira's 2001 feature film "Elvira's Haunted Hills" w...

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We are kicking off Spooky Season with ELVIRA-TOBER... to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the character (which was created in 1981) and the release of Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson's new memoir "Yours Cruelly, Elvira" which was released on September 21st, 2021, we are going to dedicate this month to the queen behind your bad dreams.

We will be working through Elvira's picks herself, which she put together for...

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This week on Cinematic Breadcrumbs, to end the COSTUME SERIES, I focus on the world of DRAG in a two-part episode in one!! 

The first portion of this episode will take a look at the history of drag, including definitions, etymology and recent controversies.

The second portion of this episode - which starts at 37:18 minute mark - focuses on the three films: "Paris is Burning" (1990), "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen o...

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On this weeks episode I talk about the new a24 movie @ZOLA based on a Twitter thread from 2015, a feat in modern storytelling, and strippers on-screen with guest spot by my friend Lexi.

Directed by Janicza Bravo, from a screenplay by Bravo and Jeremy O. Harris, it stars Taylour Paige as Zola, (whose full name is A'ziah King) a part-time stripper who is convinced by her new friend (Riley Keough) to travel to Tampa, Florida, i...

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This weeks episode focuses on the new David Lowry masterpiece THE GREEN KNIGHT, based on Arthurian legends anonymous poem "Sir Gawain & the Green Knight" starring Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander and Joel Edgerton.

During the slightly longer running time (sorry - there is just SO much to cover with this one!), I focus on the source material, how it was meant to be released in March of 2020 and did not make it out to the big s...

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On this episode of Cinematic Breadcrumbs, it's all about the campy fashion in the 1960's underrated hit What A Way To Go! starring Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke, Dean Martin, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, and Gene Kelly, about a woman who is searching for love, but can't stop finding money instead.

This week, we have special guest Alex McMullin, who gives us her favorite styles from the movie, but also passes on the opi...

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September 1, 2021 35 min

This episode explores the history of Cruella de Vil: one of children literatures most interesting villains, from her origination in Dodie Smith's novel to the newest on-screen adaptation "Cruella" starring Emma Stone as the titular spot.

Elise discusses the character of Cruella de Vil and what Disney's newest version does right, where they might have missed the mark, and why people are interested in the villain orig...

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August 5, 2021 29 min


Cinematic Breadcrumbs is a podcast started by the creator of Inglorious Baguettes. which will seek to dive deeper into films by looking at them from a historical & cultural context! This episode covers off on what to expect from the show & your host answers written-in questions.   

You can find your host @ingloriousbaguettes on Instagram & ingloriousbaguettes.com where you can find an archive of reviews & musings...

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