Episode 1: Cast Away

47 minutes

On this premiere episode of It’s the Pictures That Got Small, Karina Longworth and Nate DiMeo are joined by writer/director Rian Johnson to talk about Cast Away. A movie that Nate and Karina missed when it came out and accidentally dismissed as being the goofy movie with the volleyball.

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Movies Discussed in this Episode:

Cast Away

Things Change

Pretty Baby

Atlantic City

God’s Country

Ornette: Made in America

The Seventh Seal

Cheaper by the Dozen

The many films of Robert Zemeckis

The many films of Tom Hanks

Coming Next Episode:

From Here to Eternity


While Nate, Karina, and Rian each made individual donations to favorite theaters, as a show, we’re encouraging you to support The Art House America Campaign, a fund to support the community of independent cinema exhibitors during this time of crisis.


This show was produced with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert.

Our theme music is by WMD.

All the little harp pieces are composed just for this show by the remarkable Mary Lattimore.

Our show logo comes from Nate’s Uncle Matt.

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