The older archives (>10 years old) have been substantially recovered -- more than 23,800 files' worth -- and are now reachable through the search engine and via file download. Email here if you have any questions.
Your support is essential if the service is to continue, there are bandwidth bills to pay every month and failing disk drives to replace. Volunteers do the work, but disk drives and bandwidth are not free. We encourage you to contribute financially, even a dollar helps. Click here to donate.
Welcome to the new Radio4all website! If you cannot log in, you may need to reset your password. Email here if you need additional support.
Program Information
The Q Filmcast
Episode 85
Weekly Program
The Q Crew
 The Q Filmcast  Contact Contributor
April 5, 2015, 9:42 a.m.
From writer/director Mike Mills comes BEGINNERS a comedy/drama about how deeply funny and trans-formative life can be, even at it’s most serious moments. Imaginatively exploring the hilarity, confusion, and surprises of love through the evolving consciousness of Oliver (Ewan McGregor)who meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna (Melanie Laurant) only months after his father Hal, played by Christopher Plumber, has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his dad, who, following the death of his wife of 45 years, came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life – which included a younger boyfriend Andy (Goran Visnjic of ER). The upheavals of Hal’s new honesty turns funny and moving, bringing father and son closer than ever. Now Oliver endeavors to love Anna with all of the bravery, humor, and hope that his father taught him.

Beginners was met with widespread praise upon it’s 2010 release, especially for the stellar performance from Christopher Plumber, who went on to win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for the role – becoming the oldest person to do so. Listen to see where the five us landed on this one as well as our “Top 3 Man’s Best Friends In Movies”

Download Program Podcast
00:59:43 1 Jan. 1, 1
  View Script
 00:59:43  192Kbps mp3
(56MB) Mono
306 Download File...