Dirty Dancing – Kate’s Take Podcast

This week Kate is joined by Jennifer Berk to talk about the messages and childhood confusion in the 1987 film Dirty Dancing. They talk about the music and the dancing, explore motifs of upstairs/downstairs, father-daughter relationships, fear, and wonder just what is "an appointment" is and what being "in trouble" means. Trigger warning we do … Continue reading Dirty Dancing – Kate’s Take Podcast

Casablanca – Kate’s Take Podcast

Kate talks about one of her favorite movies, Casablanca. In this episode, Kate covers how this classic didn’t have the greatest of beginnings and wasn’t destined to be a classic but how it became one. Themes of love, betrayal, corruption, neutrality, and cynicism on the backdrop of World War II. Sources: Bergman Interview on the … Continue reading Casablanca – Kate’s Take Podcast