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Song by Song

May 17, 2023

Our third cameo compilation episode concludes Song by Song's journey through the film work of Tom Waits, with Leigh, Martin and Sam touching on the last decade of his screen appearances. This week considers Twixt (2011), The Laughing Heart (2003/2012), The Simpsons (2013), Citizen (2016), The Moon's Milk (2018), The Ultra City Smiths (2021), Licorice Pizza (2021) and a few others. Please pick up any spilled popcorn as you leave folks…

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Clips from The Simpsons 'Homer Goes To Prep School', dir. Mark Kirkland (2013)
Clips from Twixt, dir. Francis Ford Coppola (2011)
Clips from The Laughing Heart, dir. John Dullaghan/Travis Carr (2003/2012)
Clips from A Brief History of John Baldessari, dir. Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman (2012)
Clips from Citizen, dir. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (2016)
Clips from The Moon's Milk, dir. Ri Crawford (2018)
Clips from Ultra City Smiths, dir. Steve Conrad/David H Brooks (2021)
Clips from Licorice Pizza, dir. Paul Thomas Anderson (2021)
(Meet Me In) Paradise Alley, Paradise Alley OST, Tom Waits (1978)

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