The environmental movie podcast! We watch and discuss movies about the environment, movies that have environmental themes or in which nature plays a significant role. Hosted by Sean Munger (an environmental historian) and Cody Climer (a movie buff).
SEP 16, 2021
Episode 42: Nightcrawler
The late-stage-capitalist dystopia of modern L.A., crime as an environmental issue, and the role of sensationalist media in society are the topics vying for ratings as we get this dark 2014 thriller.
SEP 2, 2021
Episode 41: Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Did evil car companies and real estate barons deliberately destroy L.A.’s transit system? We answer the big question posed by this 1988 classic. Guests: John Dorney, Tom Salinsky.
AUG 19, 2021
Episode 40: Chinatown
The Los Angeles “water wars,” ethnic cleansing via urban renewal, and the L.A. river are being investigated in this 1974 noir classic. Guest: Hadley Meares.
AUG 5, 2021
Episode 39: The Clip Show
This retrospective recaps and revisits some of the highlights of environmental and cinema history that have been covered on Green Screen for the past 38 episodes.
JUL 8, 2021
Episode 38: Hunt for the Wilderpeople
The myth of the “Southern Man,” history of the Maori, and extinct bird species are hiding in the New Zealand bush as we hunt down this 2016 comedy buddy film.
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