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Rancho Notorious

Rancho Notorious is a fort­nightly pod­cast from RNZ about movies and oth­er cool stuff. Produced by Dan Slevin and co-hosted by Kailey Carruthers, the show fea­tures loc­al and inter­na­tion­al guests, news, reviews, giveaways and competitions.

Our listen­ers are com­mit­ted and opin­ion­ated film fans — the kind of people who like to talk back to the hosts and share what they know.

RN 2/3: Calling Occupants

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious and Reviews

Kailey and Dan do their best to review Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar but oth­er, more inter­est­ing, films keep on get­ting in the way. Plus, James Cameron live via Skype at the Embassy Theatre Q&A for Deepsea Challenge 3D on Labour Monday.

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RN 2/2: The All-Star Salute to Studio Ghibli

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious and Reviews

Dan and Kailey are joined by Sarah Watt, Liam Maguren, Tim Wong, David Larsen and Dominic Corry to cel­eb­rate the works of Ghibli, the fam­ous Japanese anim­a­tion stu­dio, and talk about their favour­ite pro­duc­tions. They also review the Bill Murray vehicle St. Vincent and intro­duce the word “edu­casham­ing” to the world.

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RN 2/1.2: Saving Sgt. Pitt

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious and Reviews

The second half of this week’s show (fea­tur­ing a spe­cial guest appear­ance from one of our exec pro­du­cers Tony Pratt). Show Me Shorts film fest­iv­al dir­ect­or Gina Dellabarca is inter­viewed and Tony and Dan review Brad Pitt in David Ayer’s Fury.

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RN 2/1.1: Soul Boys and Dead Lands

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious and Reviews

Special guest host (and exec pro­du­cer) Tony Pratt joins us for an epic start to Season Two, so big that it has to be split into two parts. Part One fea­tures inter­views with Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp, The Dead Lands dir­ect­or Toa Fraser and a review of the com­edy This is Where I Leave You star­ring Justin Bateman and Tina Fey.

Show Notes are com­ing after we post Part Two on Monday. Sorry…

RN 1/18: Backlash

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious and Reviews

Dan and Kailey are joined by Doug Dillaman from Lumiere Reader to dis­cuss two new music-themed films: jazz drum drama Whiplash and the Mick Jagger-produced bio­graphy of James Brown, Get On Up. Dan also talks to Aaron Yap from NZ’s Fatso DVD-by-mail ser­vice about the state of home video and hi-definition in this country.

Listen as Doug acci­dent­ally X‑rates a per­fectly inno­cent biopic!

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RN 1/17: Guilty as charged

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious and Reviews

Once again Dan (in Wellington) and Kailey (in Vancouver) are joined by Fairfax seni­or film review­er Graeme Tuckett. Hear more from Kailey’s adven­tures at the Vancouver International Film Festival; plus all three col­lab­or­ate on a review of Robert Downey Jr. in The Judge and Graeme and Dan count the laughs in Let’s Be Cops. Also fea­tur­ing sev­er­al non-gratuitous men­tions of Game of Thrones that should do a good job of boost­ing our iTunes ratings.

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