S3E7M – Lathe of Heaven (movie)*


This was a vintage NDIOS episode, complete with accusations, stone denials and diatribes most likely ending in demonic night sweats with at least one host. We all agreed the old movie was great but none of us really cared to extrapolate on it. It was a late night recording that tested our stamina and sober concentration on the task at hand but we all pulled through.

Bravo boys.



PBS: “The Lathe of Heaven (1980)” by David Loxton and Fred Barzyk (Bruce Davison)

Ryan: 3 1/2 Stars “…I would recommend people [sic] search it out and watch it…”

Wilk: 3 1/2 Stars “…It’s better than the sum of its part…”

Rick: 4 Stars “…Great production…”

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A&E: “Lathe of Heaven (2002)” by Philip Haas (James Caan)

Ryan: 2 Stars “…Not worth it..”

Wilk: 2 Stars “…It wasn’t personally offensive, I guess…”

Rick: 2 Stars “…I wonder why they took the trouble to do it …”

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On the show we mentioned that when the original film version by PBS was remastered and re-released for DVD it was accompanied by an interview of the author by Bill Moyers titled “A Conversation with Bill Moyers and Ursula K. Le Guin.” During the interview the author discussed the acclaimed PBS version of the film. The interview can be found on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1bZe7bdXMw&feature=youtu.be.

If you want to know more about some of the directors talked about on this episode you can check out these articles:


* DISCLAIMER: Please be advised that the views and opinions of the hosts and guests of NDIOS are completely their own and do not necessarily reflect the views and beliefs of the other hosts and guests or that of NDIOS.

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