Bart and Jenna challenge each other to choose one film they love (“Marry”), one film they want to see (“Kiss”), and one film they hate (“Kill”) that was released in the year 1960.
Jenna & Bart navigate the anxiety, arrogance, doubts, patriotism, and humanist longings expressed through comedy during this time of high global tension.
Since Jean-Luc Godard can cause certain people to run as far away as possible, we decided to tackle his occasionally difficult output in the most approachable way possible: Anna Karina.
Bart and Jenna watch every film Clint Eastwood made in the 1960s, investigating the triumphs and stumbles he took trying to break away from his white-hat television roles in order to build his black-hat film career.
Our first episode is a bit of a getting-to-know-you episode, as Bart and Jenna speak for the first time about why they’re taking the plunge into making this podcast in the first place.