4. Corporate Conscience & Michael Clayton (2007)

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Welcome back to PARTISAN, a podcast exploring politics and history in film and entertainment.

Join your host, Tony Black, as he is joined by host of the Kinotomic podcast, Nick Chandler, to discuss Tony Gilroy’s dark corporate drama from 2007, MICHAEL CLAYTON.

Next time on Partisan, guest Ian Buckley joins us to discuss Kevin Macdonald’s 2006 biopic of Ugandan tyrant Idi Amin, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND…

Host / Editor / Producer

Tony Black

Guest

Nick Chandler

SHOW NOTES

Interviews:
Tilda Swinton talks to Girl: https://www.girl.com.au/tilda-swinton-michael-clayton-interview.htm
John Gilroy talks to Cinemontage: https://cinemontage.org/editor-leaves-mark-michael-clayton/
Tony Gilroy talks to Seattle Times: https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/movies/director-interview-tony-gilroy-michael-clayton/
Tony Gilroy talks to Rotten Tomatoes: https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/article/interview-michael-clayton-director-tony-gilroy/
George Clooney talks to TIME: http://content.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1703034,00.html

Analysis:
‘I Am Shiva, the God of Death’: On the Deserved Anger of Michael Clayton by Roxana Hadadi: https://www.rogerebert.com/features/i-am-shiva-the-god-of-death-on-the-deserved-anger-of-michael-clayton
Michael Clayton: The law firm’s janitor by Gerardo Valero: https://www.rogerebert.com/far-flung-correspondents/michael-clayton-the-law-firms-janitor
Michael Clayton: Hollywood’s Last Movie for Adults by Sean Hooks: https://brightlightsfilm.com/michael-clayton-george-clooney-tilda-swinton-crime-drama/amp/
Even Ten Years Later, ‘Michael Clayton’ Remains Utterly Enigmatic by Leigh Monson: https://substreammagazine.com/2017/10/ten-years-later-michael-clayton/
Perfected in all fields of cinema craftsmanship, ‘Michael Clayton’ leaves the impression of absolute faultlessness by Sven Mikulec: https://cinephiliabeyond.org/perfected-fields-cinema-craftsmanship-michael-clayton-leaves-impression-absolute-faultlessness/
A Look Back: Michael Clayton: A Tale of Realm and Conquest by Brandon Sparks: https://medium.com/cinenation-show/10-years-later-michael-clayton-f113bb02865b

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